Annual Catalogue Favourites ESAD Blog Hop

Welcome to another ESAD Blog Hop – this hop is to share our Annual Catalogue Favourites with you!

Annual Catalogue Favourites ..

Now when it says favourite I am sure that many would be expecting me to be sharing projects using the Coffee Cafe Suite.  Sorry if I disappointed you but today I’m using the gorgeous Just Add Color Specialty Paper pack ..

Just Add Color by Stampin' Up!

I love this pack and held a class last weekend and we had lots of colouring therapy making our cards!

In the class we made five cards ..

Just Add Color Card by Leonie Schroder Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Sydney Australia

Softly coloured Tea pot and Cup coloured with Watercolor Pencils and Aqua Painters.  I coloured inside the line of the pot and cup and just used my Aqua Painter to drag the colour in.  Sentiment comes from Bookcase Builder Stamp Set.

Just Add Color Card by Leonie Schroder Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Australia

I love this leaf paper.  You can colour it for any season!  I opted to use different tones and colours in my Watercolor Pencil pack and tried some blending with different colours.  Sentiment is from Colourful Season and I’ve also used some complimentary coloured ribbons and trim to pop behind the saying. I used the Copper Trim, Linen Thread, Mini Black Sequin Trim and the Old Olive Sheer Ribbon.

Just Add Color Card by Leonie Schroder Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Sydney Australia

More fussy cutting for this Watering Can Card.  I’ve also used both Watercolour Pencils and my Stampin Write Markers for colouring on this card.  I wanted the can to look like one of those metal painted cans so just coloured with my pencils along the edges and blended with the Aqua Painter.  The flowers are all coloured with my Stampin’ Write Markers.  The hello sentiment is from Eastern Beauty Stamp Set.

Just Add Color Card by Leonie Schroder Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Sydney Australia

This is another favourite .. the page of the rows of houses reminds me of my trip to San Francisco in 2013 and the tour along the streets lined with the old houses.  I sponged the inks on the top layer using pear pizzazz and soft sky. The houses are coloured using the inks from the lids of the ink pads with the Aqua Painter.  I then touched up my doors with markers.  The sentiment is from the Oh So Eclectic Stamp Set.

This next card is my favourite … Dreamcatcher using Just Add Color Card by Leonie Schroder Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Sydney Australia

I was a little unsure what to do with the feathers then this idea popped into my head!  I did  a watercolour wash on my top layer of Shimmery White using Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst.

The centre of my Dream Catcher is cut from Vellum and stamped in Soft Suede – the centre stamp and the sentiment is from Eastern  Beauty.  The three feathers are coloured in Lemon Lime Twist with Island Indigo highlights, Berry Burst with Fresh Fig Highlights and Peekaboo Peach with Pumpkin Pie Highlights.

Which is your favourite?

Do you know anyone who loves to colour in?  Why not grab them a pack of this paper and a set of our gorgeous Watercolor Pencils?  Perfect gift for under $50 – it could be the start of your Christmas Shopping! 

What is ESAD?

What is ESAD

Now I’m sure the other ladies from ESAD some of their own favourites to share with you! Click the button below to hop onto Monique’s Blog ..Here’s a list of everyone participating today ..

Thanks so much for stopping by today and please dont hesitate to leave the girls a comment and enjoy all the projects on today’s Blog Tour.

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About Leonie

I am Leonie and I love Stampin' Up!® I love to create with stamps, ink & paper and share what I create. I also enjoy (and run on) Coffee! Stampin' Up! has been a huge part of my life since 2006 and such a big blessing to me and my family!! I call Campbelltown home - it's about an hour South West of Sydney, Australia. If you like what I share please leave me a comment or three! Thanks for stopping by :)

29 thoughts on “Annual Catalogue Favourites ESAD Blog Hop

  1. Lots of great colouring on your cards Leonie! I glossed over this dsp in the catty, and you have shown such a lovely range of projects with it. I think my favourite is the dream catcher.

  2. So beautifully coloured Leonie, I do love to fussy cut too…
    Another product that I have overlooked, OHHH this hop is scaring me the amount of stuff that I never even seen or had even taken notice of…My list is getting bigger 🙁 my poor bank account

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