Wednesday, May 31, 2017

June CCDT Blog Hop "New Catalogue Favourites" + GIVEAWAY

Hello Friends!

Welcome to another exciting CCDT blog hop! Today, June 1 marks our Stampin' Up! 2017-2018 catalog debut and I am excited to share with you my New Catalog Favourites!

New Catalog Favourites - I only have a few right now as some of my pre-orders are on backorder and demonstrators have certain pre-order selections to play with before the full catalog items become live which is TODAY! 

Be sure to read all the way to the bottom. You will see an e-catalog link and a blog GIVEAWAY.

Favourite 1 - Tranquil Tulips (143767) on page 223 is a 22 pieces stamp set. A beautiful 2-step stamping. The images are so soft and it is like watercolor. The stampin' combination is very easy to use.


I created this thank you card using the Tranquil Tulips together with the in Color "Fresh Fig" and "Lemon Lime Twist" and the Color Theory Designer Paper Stack. 

I stamped the tulips on whisper white and fussy cut the tulips and applied it to my crate box.

Favourite 2, the 2017-2019 inColor papers and inks on page 184. These are bright and can work with any of these color combination (see color combination). I have so far played with Berry Burst, Fresh Fig and Lemon Lime Twist. These are so vibrant and it makes 2-step stamping so easy with the color coordination!


Favorite 3 - The Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (144177) on page 159. It comes with 48 sheets: 4 each of 12 double-sided designs. 6" x 6". I love the look of these paper stacks because they are photographed and so realistic looking. 

Favourite 4, the Wood Crate Framelits dies (see image below) (143730) is one of those items that were on backorder to store goodies in, and I couldn't wait for it.

So I designed a replica of the Wood Crate but adding a 3x3 card holder behind it. 

I made a bunch of these cute Tranquil Tulip Coffee crates for the gals at work as they covered my lawyers while I was on holidays in Cuba. These are also my Thank You Crate Box for my annual Catalog Kick-Off debut which is scheduled for June 24 at 2:00 p.m. (call or email me, and I will give you the details - Surrey, BC). 

Click below to see how the crate is put together. Want to win a copy of the template/tutorial, please comment below. I will announce a winner tonight, otherwise you can find the pattern here.

I brought back bags of coffee beans. The coffee beans are wrapped up in the 3" x 6" Gusseted Cellophane Bags (141704), and tied with Lemon Twist 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon (144135).

Hop on over to our talented Lynn Streifert by clicking on icon below.

Click on the catalog cover below, and it will take you to the e-version. If you want a hard copy, please email me at [email protected]. (Canada only). 

Liz Holloway <-- you are here
Lynn Streifert
Kate Creasey 

Laurence Mirman

I hope you enjoyed this project, please do use the hostess code to get free product! (hostess code show in the top right of my blog for the current one!) Learn more HERE. If you order is over $200 CDN, please do not use this code as YOU become the hostess and get the REWARDS!

Liz Holloway, Stampin’ Up! Canada Independent Demonstrator!

You can buy Stampin’ Up! online easily through my Stampin’ Up! shop link on Shopping & Catalogue tab, or within this blog post. 

I ship ACROSS Canada with my shop. Join my InkRedible Crafters team. As part of the team, you will receive my 3D designs too for your electronic cutter! 

And of course, you can find me on facebook, instagram, pinterest and on YouTube as liz holloway design and also known as stampersplus.

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I'm Liz Holloway. an independent demonstrator with Stampin' Up! I am a Canadian Demonstrator. I am a legal assistant by day and by night a wife/mother/designer. I am married to a wonderful husband, Stuart.


  1. Wow, Liz- fabulous coffee crate- I love how you added the note card insert!

  2. Adorable gift idea! Love the added note cards. So creative.

    1. Thanks Lisa! - what is your email address? I will send you a FREE pattern. Just let me know what file format you would like this in. I will be happy to send you a copy.

    2. Thanks, Liz. I'll send you an E-mail.

  3. Hah! You're like so many of us, unable to choose what our favorites are or will be. Great stuff!

    1. I know! too many to choose from!

  4. Hi Liz, Thank you for making such an adorable project. Hope this goes thru to your e-mail. Carol U


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