Dad You Rock!

*If you are looking for the AnnaBelle Stamps Blog hop and Giveaway, see post below this one*

I’m back with a card that I made on behalf of my kids for my hubby’s birthday which was yesterday. He told me it is the best card I have made him – so I guess it gets the thumbs up! Gotta love that.

It didn’t take long to put together. The chevrons behind the cut-out letters is washi tape.

Dad You Rock

Dad You Rock - detail

And what’s a birthday without a cake? There is ALWAYS time for one in our household. In my opinion you are never too old for a fun cake!

Clock cake


Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Expressions of You stamp set

Ink: Versamark watermark ink

Card: X-Press It Copic Blending Blending Card, Hero Arts folded Note cards – Azure

Other Supplies: Die-Namics High Rise Alphabet lower case, Cuttlebug, AnnaBelle Stamps white embossing powder, heat tool, anti static pillow, foam dimensionals, Smash washi tape

Thanks for taking a peek,


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New AnnaBelle stamps September release (blog hop and giveaway)

Hello and welcome to the AnnaBelle Stamps September release Blog Hop. You should have arrived from Kylie’s blog.


Today, two new stamp sets are being released into the store along with some printable Christmas pages. Check out the new release here.

First up I created a set of mini gift cards using stamps from both the Scribble Scrabble sets. I also created a matching gift bag. These were fun to make.

You're set

You're gift set with bag

Next up I made some tags from the printable pages. It was as easy as printing, cutting and colouring.

Christmas tags 1

Christmas tags 2

Christmas tags 3

I added some Glossy Accents to some of the tags…

Holly tag

…and some Sakura Gelly roll pen to others for some shine and sparkle.

Christmas tree tag


Card set: Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Scribble Scrabble 1 stamp set, AnnaBelle Stamps Scribble Scrabble 2 stamp set

Ink: Hero Arts Mid-Tone ink – Pool, Tide Pool, Butter bar, Bubblegum, Pale Tomato, Cornflower, VersaMark watermark ink

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps Smooth White card stock

Other Supplies: AnnaBelle Stamps embossing Powder – white. heat tool. anti-static pillow, WRMK Corner Chomper, White paper bag

Tags: Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Printable Christmas 2

Ink: Printer

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps Smooth White card stock

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Sakura Gelly Roll glitter pen, Glossy Accents, AnnaBelle Stamps 0.8mm hemp twine – white, Uniball white Signo gel pen

Now for a GIVEAWAY. If you would like to win some new release stamp sets, comment on all of the DT’s blog and then head back to the ABS blog and add your name to the inlinkz. You have until Sunday 8pm (Australian EST) to enter.

Also if you make a purchase that includes one (or both) of the new Scribble Scrabble sets over this weekend, you will receive a surprise gift with your order.

Your next stop on the hop is Therese.

Thanks for stopping by,


Blog Hop Order

ABS blog




Marion <– you’re here!





ABS Blog

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AnnaBelle September Sneak Peeks

Hope you are ready to see some sneak peeks of the stamps that will be released into the AnnaBelle Store this coming Friday. New stamps are always fun to play with 🙂


Today, Sue, Donna, Marcia and I, will be showing you some projects made with a new set called Scribble Scrabble 2 – In the Square.

Thanks for everything

Also some printable pages will be released – I made a cute little Christmas card with one of the images.

Joy to All

Be sure to stop by the ABS blog  to see more peeks at the other sets and then a full reveal on Friday night at 8pm AEST with a DT blog hop and a chance to win the whole release.


Card 1:

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Scribble Scrabble 2 – In the Square Stamp set (soon to be released)

Ink: Hero Arts Inks – Green Hills, Pool, Tide Pool, Cornflower

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock, Hero Arts Folded Notecards – Azure, Cerulean

Other Supplies: None

Card 2:

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps printable pages (soon to be released), AnnaBelle Stamps BBD#5

Ink: Hero Arts Inks – Pale Tomato

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock

Other Supplies: Echo Park 6×6 patterned paper, Copic markers, foam dimensionals, small gems (brand unknown), Glossy Accents (to adhere gems), Black felt marker

Thanks for stopping by,


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Friday Feature

It’s Friday…and I’m on holidays! School is out for 2 weeks! Yee Haa!


For this week’s Friday Feature, the Belles are using the recently released stamp set Beside the Sea.

Happy Birthday

I stamped the image and then coloured it with Copics. I even decorated a matching envelope. This is a mini card measuring 10cm by 10cms.

Happy Birthday and envelope

Can you believe that even though I live beside the sea, I had to Google the colours for a seagull? I see these guys all the time looking for free food! My daughter loves to chase them 🙂


Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Beside the Sea stamp set, AnnaBelle Stamps BBD#5 Stamp set

Ink: Hero Arts inks – Pool, VersaFine Onyx Black, Memento Ink – Tuxedo Black

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock, Hero Arts folded notecards – Azure

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Memento fine black marker, foam dimensionals

Be sure to check out the rest of the Belles’ projects to see how they have used this set – their links are on my side bar.

Thanks for stopping by,


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Muse #35 – You are loved

Hello. I am back with another card for the Muse Card Club.


This week I had fun combining lots of different products from different companies – Hero Arts, Papertrey Ink and Simon Says Stamp. I coloured in the flower with a mix of Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils.

You are loved

Here are some of the guidelines if you are unfamiliar with how Muse works.

  • Use the Muse card as inspiration, explain your interpretation and link back to Muse.
  • Provide supportive comments to at least 3 of your fellow member’s submissions.
  • Vote for 3 of your fellow member’s submissions that you find inspiring, once voting opens.

For the full challenge guidelines go here.


Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Expressions of You stamp set, Hero Arts Etched Flowers Cling stamp, Hero Arts Envelope Pattern stamp, Papertrey Ink Life is Sweet Stamp set (Leaves)

Ink: Memento ink – Gray Flannel, Bamboo Leaves, Hero Arts Mid tone Ink – Field Greens, Raspberry Jam

Card: X-Press It Copic Blending Blending Card, Hero Arts folded Note cards – Snow and Grenadine

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, PTI Tag Sake #3 die, PTI The Sweet Life dies, Cuttlebug, Simon Says Stamp You die, Foam Dimensionals, AnnaBelle Stamps 0.8mm Hemp twine – white, Stamp-a-ma-jig

Hope you can find some time to play along and thanks for stopping by,


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