Friday, 12 May 2017

The AGA Card... Part 1 with Perfect Mix...

Well this card prompted the loudest (and longest) audible reaction in a class ever! I really wished I had thought to tape it... as I did have a hunch that it would go down well!!!
Edited to Add.... Tutorial now available. Click here for the details...

Though the 4 funniest things were that...
(1) we were doing our Men's cards in May class... but only 1 lady chose the alternative more manly option!!! More on that another day!
(2) Two ladies are not sending this anywhere... but are buying a frame to display and protect it in their kitchens!
(3) such excitement at my AGA label.... care of Festive Flower Builder Punch (reduced to £12.80 while stocks last) and Labeler Alphabet...
(4)  I wasn't going to buy the Perfect Mix stamp set... SO glad I did!!! It has come in very useful this week... and not just for baking themed cards... more on that another day!!! Though sadly Perfect Mix stocks have just run out... 

So what do you think?? 

I have to admit that this is my favourite card ever (so far) ... and I don't even possess an Aga...

And my favourite bits... actually the combination of the whole thing.... but in the details... oh the covers, knobs (Festive Flower Builder Punch again... though fiddly!) and AGA label of course!! Not forgetting the card fold... and the Irresistibly Floral papers for the tiled splashback!
And yes it does actually fold down flat for posting....
Though I added a bit of ribbon so the recipient has a "prompt" to push/pull that flat top.... and I giggled as ... when I explained the purpose of it... none of my ladies added it for their display version!!!
I will be making a tutorial available to purchase for the 3 cards in this series... hopefully by the end of next week...

Though for UK only... the Trio tutorial will be sent automatically to my downline team members and can be obtained for free for May class attendees... OR ... for everyone else...  free with an online order of £20+  ........ click here for my Online Shop. Make sure you can see my name (Amanda Bates) at the top right of the screen... and enter the current Host Code VQTSBUDV where prompted...

I will be providing "Class in the Mail kits of the Trio including tutorial " - so please email me here asap but by the end of Tuesday 16th May latest if you are interested in one of these...particularly if you and some friends wish to arrange a private class here in North Yorkshire...  As the Urban Underground papers are out of stock in the UK so I will only be able to provide from the packs I have ... nice to share! But a complication for me to work through/price up depending on how many people are interested... It may end up as a First Come, First Served... I also don't know if I can supply outside of UK!?


Stampin Up! Products Used
Stamps - Perfect Mix (not available!), Labeler Alphabet
Punches - Festive Flower Builder (retiring)
Papers - Irresistibly Floral, Serene Scenery, Urban Underground (all retiring!)
Card - Thick Whisper White, Basic Grey, Silver Foil, Basic Black
Inks - Memento Black, Soft Sky, Whisper White Craft
Marker Pens - Smoky Slate, Island Indigo, Soft Sky




52 comments:

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    1. Thank you Julie... you are going to SO enjoy the next few days of posts....

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    2. But you SO should be sharing these on a Craft Spa FB page x

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    1. Thanks... and great... I love to hear that Mieke... you won't be disappointed for the next few days of posts then.....

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    1. Lol and thanks Carol... blush! And you won't be disappointed with the next few days of posts then..... keep watching!!!

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    1. Aw thank you for visiting my Aga card and your lovely comment about it Sue...

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  5. My flabber is gasted Missus! How do you come up with this stuff! Amazing!

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    1. Long story behind this one Allie!! A "when worlds collide" classic...on about 3 levers!

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  6. I would LOVE a tutorial on this! It is FANTASTIC!!! I live I in the USA.

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    1. Aw thanks Lois.... will make a tutorial available...hopefully by the end of next week....

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    2. I agree, would love a tutorial

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    3. Would love a tutorial, I also live in the US

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    4. Will be coming soon Jennifer....

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  7. I'm interested in a kit how much are they ?

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    1. Good question as not so straight forward with the stamps and papers not being available in the UK.... and I have had a lot of interest.... if you haven't already pls email me at thecraftspa@gmail.com to get on the kit register....

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  8. I'm interested in a kit how much are they ?

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  9. Beautiful card! I love my set, too, and won't be parting with that one! You are super creative, LOVE this card!

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    1. Aw thanks you Lorri.... suddenly I won't be parting with mine either (only bought it for a special BD card for a major baker friend... so glad!)

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  10. The best card I've seen in a long time! Would love to see some measurements and tips posted for demos - it looks like a lot of details, but such a fantastic result!

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    1. Wow! You honour my AGA creation Martha!! A 1000 thanks! There are tips in the post already but I will make a tutorial available...hopefully by the end of next week....

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  11. Yes, tutorial please.

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    1. Hope that means you like my little creation.... A tutorial will be made available...hopefully by the end of next week....

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    1. Aw thank you Jackie... glad you like it too!

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  13. How adorable! Love every details you put on this card.

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    1. Thank you Liz... I thoroughly enjoyed creating every one of the details! Though the knobs are fiddly... when you need 12 of them!

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  14. Unbelievable! Wow, wow, wow!

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    1. Thank you Cali.... I was even WOWed myself!

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  15. Thank you for sharing this amazing card!!

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    1. Thank you Suzanne...and my pleasure! Have to admit that this card really was a pleasure!

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  16. Amanda you are amazing! I don't know how you think these projects up! Xx

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    1. Aw thanks Chris! Long story behind this one actually... case of a few worlds colliding!

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  17. Check you out, clever lady! No wonder you're so excited about thick very vanilla - what exciting 3D creations are you going to do with that!

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    1. Thanks Uma... wait and see!! Also excited about the 12x12 Very Vanilla and the 12x12 card multipacks too!! Will make my creative life and tutorial write ups so much easier....

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  18. I'm in the US, you need to do a tutorial on how to make this. I love it!

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    1. So glad you love it! And I will be making a tutorial available....

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  19. Wow, pretty darn impressive, definitely an "over the top" project! Thanks for sharing with us.

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    1. Thanks Jan... and my pleasure!

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  20. This is the cutest card ever! Do you have the steps to make it?

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    1. Thank you Jo Ann... There will be a tutorial available by the end of the week...

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  21. I also live in the USA. Would love the tutorials.

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    1. Tutorials to US won't be a problem....

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  22. Wow, Amanda! Honestly this is the cutest card ever! Love, love, love it! I'm so glad I have both Nailed it and Perfect Mix! I'm really looking forward to your tutorial, thanks for sharing your amazing talent! I'm going to have to figure out the cm....I'm an inches girl even tho Canada is metric! Hugs ~ Judy

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    1. Lol..thank you Judy.... and I am an inches girl in a metric world too!!

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  23. wow was für super schöne Karte, durch die liebe Tina musste ich mir jetzt deine Version auch mal anschauen. Super schön... ich glaube so eine Karte muss ich auch mal machen, danke für die schöne Idee. LG Conni von Stempellicht

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    1. Thank you (danke) Conni... and I love love love Tina's card!!! Hope you have seen the BBQ and Tool Bench on here too....

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