Yearly Archives: 2017

You will not believe what Stampin’ Up! has created – the Stamparatus

STAMPARATUS™ – THE BEST STAMP PLACEMENT TOOL ON THE MARKET Why do you need a Stamparatus? This amazing tool helps anyone get crisp, clean stamped images; plus, you can make multiple projects in minutes—with an accuracy and consistency that makes stamping easier than ever before.  This is a real game changer.  Even if you already have a stamp… Read More »

Mistletoe Friends Fancy Fold Global Stampers Blog Hop

Mistletoe Friends Stamp Set makes Christmas card making easy This month’s Global Stampers’ challenge is “Fancy Fold Christmas Card”.  Don’t forget to check the other Christmas Fancy Folds projects below as part of the Global Stampers’ Blog Hop.  I chose the Mistletoe Friends Stamp Set to feature as I had yet to use this set… Read More »

It is celebration time and you receive the gifts

Want to celebrate with me? Five years ago today I joined Stampin’ Up! as a demonstrator, a decision I have never regretted. At the time I had no experience in Stampin’ Up! products but certainly was an avid scrapbooker and crafter.  I chose Stampin’ Up! as a company to work with because of its quality products… Read More »

It is looking a lot like a handmade Christmas

A Handmade Christmas There are seventy-one days to your handmade Christmas.  Does that statement start your blood pumping?  So many things you would like to do?  Well, I am here to help.  I have loads of events scheduled to help you with handmade cards, gifts and decorations.  Check out these events.  But first, check out… Read More »

Waterfall scrapbook layout – October class kit and tutorial

Waterfall technique translates to scrapbooking As you have already guessed, I am a cardmaker first and scrapbooker second.  This is the reverse of what I used to be – I was once only a scrapbooker.  One of the things that I am really enjoying is being able to use some of my creative cardmaking techniques… Read More »

You cannot miss these Stampin’ Up! October Special Offers

Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper on Sale during October (Offer 1) 1-31 October 2017: Purchase three packs of selected Designer Series Paper and get one FREE during October.  This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the Annual and the Christmas Holiday catalogues.  And it even includes some of our favourite Specialty and Designer Series… Read More »

Coffee Break DSP is just perfect for a masculine birthday card and is now 25% off!

Coffee Break DSP solves the masculine birthday card dilemma Designing masculine birthday cards seems to challenge even the most experienced card makers.  We worry about the colours (can’t be too pretty), we worry about keeping it simple (can’t be too ‘frilly’ or have too much bling) and it can’t be super cute.  Or do we… Read More »

Painted Harvest Stamp Set goes Festive

How to rework a traditional Fall stamp set into a classic Christmas card I am starting to get a little ‘antsy’ about Christmas.  A couple of days ago one of my friends posted a Facebook meme about it being only 100 days to Christmas. Really – it can’t be…. but I didn’t want to waste… Read More »

Time is running out for these upcoming events

Technique Teaser Creative Class Sunday 24 September Time: 1-5pm Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury Cost: ($26) Required: your basic kit# including Stampin’ Trimmer Projects: Four projects, card inserts, and envelopes – three Painted Harvest Stamp Set cards and a choice of Detailed Gate Thinlits project, either the Halloween version or the spring version Techniques:… Read More »

Ever wanted all the gorgeous ribbons in the catalogue?

Ribbons are just one of the ways to take your projects from blah to fabulous. This is your opportunity for a sample of each of the gorgeous Stampin’ Up! ribbons from the new Stampin’ Up! Christmas Holiday Catalogue – Ann’s PaperWorks Stampin’ Up! Ribbon Share

Easy Peasy Labels to Love Christmas Card I am busily getting ready for my catalogue launch this weekend and there are so many products that I want to share with you.  Working on some new displays that will WOW, that will make the catalogue come to life.  I think you will fall in love like… Read More »

Can you believe this sweet card uses the Graveyard Gate by Stampin’ Up!- Global Stampers Challenge

Super cute card featuring the Detailed Gate Thinlits by Stampin’ Up! This card shows how you can use the similar products and yet produce a completely different style of project. Contains all the measurements and details.

Are you into a handmade Halloween?

Halloween here I come! Now I am not usually into Halloween as I live in Australia.  But this year I will be visiting the United States for Halloween (and Stampin’ Up! OnStage in Salt Lake City) and I have particularly asked for ‘the full Halloween experience’.  I am so excited and thought, perhaps, I needed… Read More »

Sharing What I Love this Season….

Finally, it is here! The prelude to the Holiday Season is now here.  How do I know? Because the new Stampin’ Up! Christmas Holiday catalogue is finally here. As a demonstrator, we get access to the catalogue and the new goodies a little earlier than everyone else and I have been so impatient to share… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! classes and weekly update

September From Picture to Page Creative Class – Stampin’ Up! classes Time: 10am-1pm Friday 1 September 2017 Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury Cost: ($15)/Optional 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… Read More »