Category Archives: 3-D projects

home decor, gifts, boxes

Hearts Come Home Handmade Christmas Ornament

Global Stampers Blog Hop (colour challenge of silver, blue and metallic) features a hanging handmade Christmas ornament created using Stampin’ Up!’s Hearts Come Home Bundle – includes a tutorial.

The Stampin’ Up! End of Year Sales event is just about here

The Year-End Sales Event Is Coming Soon We’re wishing 2017 a fond farewell by throwing a Year-End Sales Event in its honour! In just a few short days, you’ll be drooling over the special deals on select retiring and surplus items while supplies last.  I want to warn you that many of these items will… Read More »

Looking for the perfect handmade gift – Stampin’ Up! make it easy!

Decorated Candle – the perfect handmade gift Like you, I am always looking for that perfect gift.  And I needed the perfect gift today for a dear friend who had a milestone birthday.  Recently, I have been using stamped candles to create gorgeous easy handmade gifts.  Check out my Christmas decorated candle.  But I love… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Custom envelopes using Stampin’ Up!’s Envelope Punch Board

Custom Envelopes using the Envelope Punch Board I know that some of you avoid creating non-standard card sizes so that you don’t have ‘envelope issues’.  But with an Envelope Punch Board (EPB) you easily can create custom sized envelopes.  This is such a versatile tool and easy to use.  The instructions are included on the EPB. My… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! adhesives – which one should you ‘stick’ to?

Stampin’ Up! Adhesives – each different but all necessary for the papercrafter Stampin’ Up! has eight different adhesives, each having a different purpose so it can get a little confusing, especially for beginner crafters.  Choosing the right Stampin’ Up! adhesives can be the difference between success and failure on most projects.  Some adhesives are heavy duty, others… Read More »

Beautiful You Coaster Tile VideoTutorial

Beautiful You Coaster Tile steals the show Afternoon everyone.  Things are pretty busy around here at the moment as I get ready for the release of the new annual catalogue on 1 June. One of the products that carried over from the Occasions Catalogue was a favourite, and it seems, one of your favourites as… Read More »

Mini Accordion Album with video (Part 2)

Eastern Palace Suite Mini Accordion Album Video As you probably guessed from yesterday’s post, this is one of my favourite projects ever.  It came together easy which surprised me. These gorgeous colours make my heart sing.  I wouldn’t usually select this colour combination of Gold Foil, Dapper Denim, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide (Very… Read More »

May Global Stampers Challenge – Mini Accordion Album Part 1

Cute Accordion Mini Album featuring Eastern Palace Suite I am really excited to bring this project to you today as part of the May Global Stampers Challenge.  This month’s challenge was to feature the early release May exclusive Eastern Palace Bundles (Premier Bundle for the  avid crafter and Starter Bundle for the beginner crafter) in the… Read More »

Oh My Goodness – Birthday Memories DSP features in my favourite project ever (LOL)

  I think I might have fallen in love with Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper Is it inappropriate to fall in love with gorgeous products?  I am not sure whether it is but certainly I do have a love affair with this bundle. For my regular readers you know that I love doing framed samplers… Read More »

Global Stampers March Challenge: Last chance to earn Sale-a-Bration products

Sale-a-Bration coming to a close: On Saturday I featured my entry in the Global Stampers Challenge which featured the Hey Chick Stamp Set.  The Global Stampers’ challenge for March was any project using a product from Sale-a-Bration.  This was such a timely challenge as there are oh so few days left of Sale-a-Bration (SAB) which ends… Read More »

Hey Chick Shaker Card – March Global Stampers Challenge

Hey Chick Shaker Card This shaker card was created for the March Global Stampers Challenge.  I wanted to use the Hey Chick stamp set, another FREE stamp set from the Sale-a-Bration Catalogue.  This stamp set has been one of the most popular – in fact, it sold out within a few days but has now been… Read More »

Tasty Trucks from around the Globe – February Global Stampers Challenge

Tasty Trucks by Stampin’ Up! just keep getting cuter Yesterday I featured my entry in the Global Stampers using Tasty Trucks by Stampin’ Up!  It is now time to showcase the projects by other stampers from around the globe.  It always amazes how different each of the projects are. Everyone has used a different colouring technique. Fiona’s… Read More »