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Stampin Up! Class Events Timetable with Donna Gray

Class events Timetable Stamping with DonnaG!!!!

Hello everyone welcome to my blog I just wanted to do a quick blog to update everyone on my up & Coming events for the Months of August & September.
I hold regular classes at my home for 1 person up to 6 people. If you were ever thinking of going to a class to learn the basic fundamentals of card making this is the class event for you. I always find out what level you are at and I make sure the class covers what you need to know for the level of crafting that you are at. I can guarantee that when you leave your first class you will be capable of making 2 beautifully crafted cards that you can take home with you to keep or give to someone special.
My Beginner card classes are held once a month I am holding a class at my home in Goonellabah NSW Australia on 30th August 2017 & another on 20th September 2017. If you live in the Northern Rivers area & would like to attend a beginner class please email me bejewelled01@gmail.com to…

RAK Blog Hop August 2017 with Donna Gray Stampin Up!

Hello Welcome to the August Random Act Of Kindness Blog Hop. I am Donna Gray & I am an Independent  Stampin Up!® Demonstrator from a small Suburb called Goonellabah Situated in The Northern Rivers Area of New South Wales, Australia. This is my first time blog hopping with the Random Act of Kindness (RAK) Blog Hop Group I have only been a Demonstrator with Stampin Up! for just on 12 months but I have been card making for about 6 years now. Just wanted to show you a picture of all the lovely RAK Cards I have received in the last month.

I love being involved in this awesome group of talented crafty people. The names of the crafters that have sent these cards are Marion Flemming WA Aust Tonya Thompson Ohio USA Cassie Comfort Vic Aust Kim Fiore Ohio USA  Cynthia Morgan Indianapolis USA Renee Mengel QLD Aust  & Alison Davini California. This group has 2 events each month one is just an encouragement card & the other is a Birthday or holiday celebration This group is world wide & I …

Global Stamping Friends August Special Anniversary Theme with Donna Gray

Hello & welcome to The Global Stamping Friends Special Anniversary Blog Hop for August 2017.
My name is Donna Gray & I am a Stampin Up!® Demonstrator from The Northern Rivers Area In New South Wales Australia I have been a demonstrator for just over a year now & this is my second time blog hopping with the Global Stamping Friends group. Our theme this month was a Special Anniversary so I created this Beautiful Card using the Daisy Delight Bundle

For my card base I used our lovely Sweet Sugar Plum Card Stock. I punched out a daisy in the front whisper white layer which I stamped with the fresh fig Ink Pad The 2 toned daisy's were stamped using the fresh fig ink and sweet sugar plum ink I also used crumb cake ink pad for the centers of the daisy's. I have offset the daisy to show the sweet sugar plum card base through to make a 2 coloured Daisy and embellished the center with a gold faceted gem. The Fresh Fig Ribbon just really finished the front of perfectly. The happ…

Kylie's International Blog Hop August Theme Teachers Gift with Donna Gray Stampin Up!

Hello Welcome to the Kylie's August International blog highlight. My name is Donna Gray I come from a small suburb called Goonellabah which is situated in The Northern Rivers area of New South Wales in Australia. This is my first time blog hopping with the international blog hopper's so I am so excited as well as nervous to be joining this blog highlight. I hope you all like what I have made.

The theme for this blog highlight was Teacher's gifts & my teacher's gift is not one of my own designs I have cased the design from Lea Denton from The Crafty Spark in the UK I did not design this myself so all the credits must go to Lea I have viewed a lot of projects similar to these on you tube that have been created by many demonstrators 

This is a picture of my teacher's gift project. I tend to struggle with male designs but the Guy Greetings Stamp Set made my job a little easier This Stamp set is a current set from our annual 2017/2018 catalogue






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Beginner Card Making Lesson 1 Basic Supply items with Donna Gray Stampin Up! Australia

Welcome to my Beginner Card Making Lesson 1 Basic supplies with Donna Gray from Stampin Up! Australia

I have been asked several times to do a basic beginner class tutorial explaining from the beginning how to make hand made cards and what tools do I need So I decided to do a series of tutorials starting from the beginning.

As discussed in my Live video Tutorial on facebook some of the basic tools to get started were as listed below
Paper Snips Paper trimmer Bone folder for creasing the folds on our cards Glue Liquid Tombow is what I use but you might like the tape runner types such as Fast Fuse or Snail adhesive If you click on any of the pictures below it will take you to my online store if you would like to purchase any of these items.


I have also shown in this video The Stampin Up Soft Sayings Kit that I have available  To view my video tutorial Please Click here for video tutorial
If you would like to purchase the Soft Sayings Card kit please click on the image below
In this kit you will …

Global Stamping Friends August Kids Card Blog Hop With Donna Gray Stampin Up!Australia

August Global Stamping Friends Kids Card Blog Hop With Donna Gray Stampin Up!(r) NSW Australia!!!

Welcome to another Global Friends Blog Hop!You are currently visiting Donna Gray's Blog I live in the Northern Rivers NSW Australia in a small suburb called Goonellabah.

I am so excited to take part in this blog hop as it is my first ever blog hop I am new to blogging but I am loving sharing all my crafting ideas with like minded people. The Theme of this blog hop was to design a child's card which I tend to struggle with. So I set upon the task of designing a children's card. I wanted it to be fun and colourful. Something that would really catch the child's eye within seconds so I decided to use the Cookie Cutter Christmas Bundle from Stampin Up! 





The cookie cutter punch made making my little teddy's easier & quick to construct I used a combination of The new in Colours Lemon Lime Twist Berry Burst also combined with some of our other card stock colours Pacific Point…

Stampin Up! Carols Of Christmas Bundle with Donna Gray!!

Stampin Up! Carols Of Christmas Bundle Early release with Donna Gray!!

Stampin Up! have released the Carols of Christmas Bundle 1 Month early for customers to buy before our holiday catalogue
goes live on 1st September2017

Shop now purchase the bundle and save 10% on the retail price
For my online store Click here to shop

Bundle Clear $78.25 Wood $90.75

Clear $35.00 Wood $49.00 Thinlets $52.00
To make good use of this bundle for your christmas card making don't miss this early pre-order deal Order today Thanks for dropping in Happy Crafting!!!