Monthly Archives: July 2016

Last Day for Bonus Days coupon Stampin’ Up!

Do NOT miss out on Stampin’ Up!’s Bonus Days coupon For every $90 you spend in July on Stampin’ Up! products, you’ll get a $9  Bonus Days coupon valid 2-31 August, which can be spent at my online shop and have it delivered directly to your home.  Or contact me and I can place an order for you.… Read More »

August ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class – Pop of Pink DSP

   ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class Time: 10am-1pm 5 August 2016 (Friday)   Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury     Cost: ($15)/Kit $7 additional    Required: basic kit# Come along and have some fun whilst catching up on your memory keeping whether it be Project Life or traditional scrapbooking. Bring along your own projects (you do not… Read More »

Want to win a free stamp set on National Pets at Work Day?

National Pets at Work Day competition Thursday 4th August is National Pets at Work Day. Now as you know, I am always lucky enough to have my two pussy cats, Tiger and Oscar working with me all the time – well, that is what they call it. I call it being in the way ALL THE… Read More »

Do not miss out on the Limited Edition Thoughtful Branches bundle

Limited Edition Thoughtful Branches Bundle from Stampin’ Up! I think that Thoughtful Branches is one of the best bundles (stamp set and die cuts) that Stampin’ Up! has ever brought out.  I have been playing with the bundle (a demonstrator perk!) over the past couple of days and I cannot get over what lovely cards this… Read More »

Thoughtful Branches Notecard Set

Thoughtful Branches Notecard Set Technique Teasers Creative Class Time: 1-5pm   Sunday 21 August 2016 Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury Brisbane    Cost: ($26)     Required:  your basic kit. Recommended adhesives for the class: Fine Tip Glue Pen and Foam Adhesive Strips. Five gorgeous matching notecards (all the same size) + envelopes featuring the… Read More »

Dapper Denim Touches of Texture – Global Stamper

Dapper Denim Touches of Texture – Global Stampers’ Project Today I am starting a new endeavour.  I have joined up with five other stampers (all Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators like me) from around the world to showcase projects to inspire you.  My fellow Global Stampers each have a website full of fabulous projects, so drop by and… Read More »

Top 10 secrets for keeping your crafting ‘stuff’ in tip top condition

Top 10 secrets for keeping your crafting ‘stuff’ in tip top condition So have you ever wondered how the experts keep their crafting ‘stuff’ in tip top condition. Well, here are my secrets which I have gleaned over twenty-five years of papercrafting. Clear Blocks: Keep your Stampin’ Up! clear mount blocks clean by using hand… Read More »

Swirly Bird Christmas Ornament Handmade Card #3 Christmas in July series

Swirly Bird Christmas Ornament Handmade Card This is a super quick,  easy to create Christmas card featuring two stamp sets – Swirly Bird and Better Together.   Is there such a thing as a ‘no fail card’ – I think this handmade card might be it.  This is one of the favourites from my Christmas in July… Read More »

Time of Year – Christmas in July Series

Time of Year (card 2 in Christmas in July series) Time of Year stamp set by Stampin’ Up! is a hostess set (p. 201) from  the 2016-17 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalogue.  The ‘Thinking of You’ sentiment has a real WOW factor.  I like the flexibility of this set as it can be used for birthdays, special occasions… Read More »

Serene Scenery Creative Class for August

Serene Scenery Better than Hallmark Creative Class 19 August 2016  Friday Time: 10am-12md or 7-9pm   Cost:  (see details below)    Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury   Required:  basic kit#  Project details will be provided as soon as possible. As soon as I saw this DSP, I fell in love with it – couldn’t wait to create… Read More »

Christmas Baby Bear handmade card

Christmas Baby Bear for Christmas in July This is the first card in my  series for Christmas in July and features the Baby Bear Stamp Set.  The Baby Bear set was one of my favourites from the catalogue from day one and I certainly have been rabbiting on about it.  I think this is my favourite card of the series.… Read More »

Thought of the Day – Never Give Up!

Bunch of Blossoms Stamp Set

  Bunch of Blossoms  Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! Check out this video showcasing the Bunch of Blossoms Stamp Set and coordinating Blossom Builder Punch.  This makes it a bundle (10% off) which if you came to the Catalogue Kick-Off Party entitles you to a further 5% off during the month of July (conditions apply, see… Read More »

A Fairy Celebration in the Crafty Paper Bees July Swaps

Fairy Celebration Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! If you follow my blog regularly you know that the Fairy Celebration Stamp Set was one of my favourites from the new catalogue.  And this card created by Astrid Bealing (CASEd Stamping Fee Nicole Schlack) is probably one of my favourite cards.  The centre section was cut out… Read More »

Sunshine Wishes – a little bit of bright on a dreary winter’s day

Sunshine Wishes are exactly that! It is that time of the month when I needed a swap for my team meeting.  And I think lately that I have been going through a little change in my style change.  This card basically only has five elements – the sentiment which could be swapped out for whatever… Read More »