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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Changes to Stamp a Stack and Christmas in July and One Sheet Wonder class

Yep you read it right, my next class is all of the above. Before we get started we will create our card background using the One Sheet Wonder technique. This will give us a complete A4 decorated sheet of card stock. We will then cut up the card for our Stamp a Stack. We will be making 8 cards and because so many have asked when I am doing Christmas cards, so I decided to make a Christmas in July event.

Yes I know July will be over by the time we have the classes, I am going to pretend it is July!!! I'm good at pretending, how about you?

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO A FAMILY FUNERAL WE NEED TO ATTEND IN NSW THIS WEEKS CLASSES WILL BE POSTPONED TILL THE FOLLOWING WEEK.

Christmas in July, Stamp a Stack, One Sheet Wonder with Zena Kennedy Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator

Class details:

Monday 1st 8th August 10am
Wednesday 3rd 10th August 10am
Friday 12th  August 7pm

Cost: $20 You will make 8 beautiful Christmas cards
Please RSVP with the class you wish to attend so I have enough kits prepared.


Please bring your ‘basic kit’ to each class. This includes a paper trimmer, tape runner, double sided foam tape, multipurpose liquid adhesive and scissors.

 * If you do not have a kit, there will be kits available for sale.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Wednesday Floral Phrases Bundle class

Time for my next class we shall be using the gorgeous Floral Phrases Bundle and their matching framelits
Elegance is underrated. This stamp set combine simplicity and elegance in exquisite sentiments and images, perfect for wedding, congratulations, and thank-you cards.


You will make three beautiful cards for $10
I will need to know numbers, so that I can cut up the kits.

Wednesday 20th July 10am

Please bring your ‘basic kit’ to each class. This includes a paper trimmer, tape runner, double sided foam tape, multipurpose liquid adhesive and scissors.

* If you do not have a kit, there will be kits available for sale.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Wednesday morning class

I am super excited about this Wednesdays class. I love the stamp set we will be using for all three cards. If you can't make it on Wednesday we will be doing it again on Monday.

Come and create three beautiful cards with the You've Got This stamp set to take home.



I will need to know numbers, so that I can cut up the kits.

Wednesday 13th July 10am
Monday 18th July 10am

Please bring your ‘basic kit’ to each class. This includes a paper trimmer, tape runner, double sided foam tape, multipurpose liquid adhesive and scissors.

* If you do not have a kit, there will be kits available for sale.

Monday, July 11, 2016

A special card for a sister turning 50

At my shaker card class today I was asked if I had anything in my goodies box to add a 50 to one of the cards we were doing as they wanted a special card for a sister turning 50.
Um let me see... I rummaged through Thinlits looking for birthday greetings, nothing jumped out at me. Then I found the Big Shot Framelits Large Numbers and the brain starts working. What about we cut out the 50 in a circle and then add the lace from the Big Shot Thinlits Bloomin' Heart behind it. Yes that could work, so away we went. The rest of the card was put together the same as everyone elses but the 50 made this extra special for her sister.

Not bad for throwing something together during a class, phew. Thanks Michelle for keeping me on my toes.





Sunday, July 10, 2016

Shaker cards

The shaker card class was very popular and everone loved the different ways you can make one. I am doing it again tomorrow so if you would like to attend please let me know.

The first card was made using a cellophane envelope, it looked so stunning.


Then we used the new Emerald Envy card stock and made this starburst card. I really loved this one.



Finally a black and gold one. It looks so much better in the flesh. A very elegant card.



So if you would like to do these cards then there is one more class left and that is tomorrow.

July Coupon

For all the ladies that attended my Catalogue Launch, I hope you are enjoying your new goodies and have had a chance to use your bonus coupon card stock. We are now into the month of July, so don't forget that if you order a bundle in July to use your coupon.

Here is a reminder of some of the bundles.

Swirly Bird Photopolymer Bundle
Swirly Bird Photopolymer Stamp Set (24 photopolymer stamps)
Designed with fun in mind, this stamp set is sure to help you unlock your creative potential! Mix and match the fun and bold designs to make your cards into artwork.



Falling Flowers Bundle
Falling Flowers Clear-Mount Stamp Set  (12 rubber stamps)
Whether you’re an avid camper or a weekend outdoor enthusiast, you’ll love the images in this set. Use them to bring the great outdoors to your cards or to scrapbook camping and nature memories.



I love all the bundles that we have in this catalogue and you save 10% when you buy them as a bundle.
See the rest of the bundles that you can get, and put in an order and claim your July coupon.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

What CAN’T You Do With Project Life?

Project Life® by Stampin’ Up! offers so much more than memory keeping—from tags to cards, you can use it in all of your crafting. We have three new card collections and accessory packs that each offer different looks for everyday memory keeping or crafting—Hello Lovely, Good Vibes and All Year Long.

If you are someone who already loves memory keeping, these collections will work for all types of occasions. For those who prefer cardmaking or other crafting, you’ll have a ball using Project Life to create your projects—and you might just fall in love with memory keeping too!

 Take a look below, if you want to enlarge it then click on the top right hand corner of the pdf... 


Friday, July 8, 2016

I think I'm hooked

Everyone had been excited about the Foxy Friends bundle. I on the other hand kept thinking that at least that was one bundle that didn't rock my boat. I love punch art but not so much Foxes. Well I have held firm until now.

Oh dear, this is just the cutest wedding card created from the Foxy Friends bundle by a very talented Stampin' Up! Demonstrator in Germany by the name of Nicole K├╝nzig.


Pop on over to her website and see why I may be hooked. What about you, are you hooked? I'll be ordering mine soon, so if you want it too let me know.


Awww I can't bear it, just sooooo cute!!

Shopping Online with Zena


This post is for the lovely people that shop online with me and have wondered why they never hear back from me after they have received their order.
Please read and answer these 3 questions.

  • Do you shop online with me? Yes 
  • Did you place an order in the last few months? Yes 
  • Have you ever received a thank you email or catalogue from me? No 
If you answered No to the 3rd question, there is a reason for that.

When I receive your order notification from Stampin' Up!, it comes through as anonymous. What does that mean?

It means I'm unable to see any information about you, there is no way to email my thanks to you as there is no contact details given to me at all. No name, no email address, no postal address, nothing at all. Which is the reason why you've never heard from me.

If this is what you have experienced, then, I am sorry and thank you for your order. I'd love to send you a thank you email and a card. But without your contact information, I'm unable to do that. 

However there is good news it can be fixed! You can easily update your online Stampin' Up! account. Here's how:

Click on this Online shop link 
Sign in (upper left corner)
Click "My Account" (upper right corner)
Click "My Demonstrator" Check box "allow my demonstrator to contact me"
Save changes

After you have completed these steps, be sure to email me at zenakennedy@lizzy.com.au so I can be in touch!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Bonus Days Coupon

 Bonus Days

Did you get everything you want from the new annual catalogue yet?

Since it only came out a month ago, you probably still have some items on your wish list, and Stampin' Up! have some great news for you!
For every $90 you spend between 7 July and 31 July (before shipping and handling), you’ll get a $9 Bonus Days coupon that you can use 2–31 August.
This is a great opportunity to shop from your wish list, whether you buy your favourite products now or later in August with your coupons!

Here are the details straight from Stampin' Up! I have copied this from their website as I don't want to get it wrong.

*Note: Bonus Days coupon codes will be delivered via email, so an email address is required to participate in this promotion. We cannot resend emails with coupon codes, so make sure you save the email and write down the codes in a safe place so you don’t miss out on the coupons you earn.
*Participants will receive a Bonus Days coupon code via email for every $90 (catalogue price before shipping and handling) they spend in a single order.*

DETAILS
• Promotion Period: 7–31 July 2016
• Redemption Period: 2–31 August 2016
• An email address is required to participate in this promotion; Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered via email.

It is strongly recommended that participants both save emails containing their Bonus Days coupon codes AND write down the coupon codes in a safe place. Codes cannot be resent if the email is lost, and lost codes cannot be recovered. There is no limit to the number of coupons participants can receive per order or throughout the duration of the promotion.  There is no limit on the number of coupons participants can use on an order during redemption. Bonus Days coupons codes can be used in the checkout process during the redemption period.
Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits.


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

New friends, new hairdresser, what more could a girl want?

A few years ago I attended a Stampin' Up! convention in Melbourne. I shared a room with another demonstrator Gaye Schrader and 2 of her friends, Barbara and Glenda. Now a few years on and I consider her and the other 2 ladies very good friends. In fact I try and catch up with them every time I am in their lovely little town of Cooroy.

Well today I visited Glenda as she is the only one I trust to give me the best hair cut. Fancy that, I had to go to Melbourne to a Stampin' Up! convention to find the best hairdresser I have ever had. She is not a demonstrator but loves coming to our events and makes some lovely projects. After my haircut today she gave me a "next appointment" card that made me squeal with delight. She has stamped her own appointment cards using a design that I had demonstrated in a class. It was a masking technique and one of my favourites.

Masking technique zena kennedy independent stampin up demonstrator

So Stampin' Up! does it again. New friends, new hairdresser, what more could one girl want?

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Come join us again

For those of you that have already come along to help make over 300 cards now, I thank you.
We are still continuing on with these card making days and I have added to my calendar the next day and as soon as I have organised myself, I will add a few more dates. So stay tuned if you would like to help but can't make it this Sunday.  If you are keen to make some cards, then get in touch with me and I shall give you my details.

The next  card making workshop is this Sunday 10 July 2pm - 4pm

You don't have to be creative, as you will be guided every step of the way.
Come join us!!

Come Join me zena kennedy independent stampin up demonstrator

Monday, July 4, 2016

Shaker card class

Have you ever been given a shaker card and wondered how it was made? Well you can wonder no longer I am going to show you a couple of different ways to make your own shaker cards.

Wednesday 10am 6 July
Friday 7pm 8 July

Cost $10 for 3 lovely cards
Please let me know if you can make a class and which one, as I need to make sure I have ennough kits prepared.



Please bring your ‘basic kit’ to each class. This includes a paper trimmer, tape runner, double sided foam tape, multipurpose liquid adhesive and scissors. If you do not have a kit, there will be kits available for sale.
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