Category Archives: Christmas

Anything to do with Christmas

Crafty Paper Bees 2017 Charity Day Christmas Card Making Workshop 

Crafty Paper Bees Charity Workshop You are personally invited to the Crafty Paper Bees 2017 Charity Christmas Card Making Workshop on 7th October 2017 at the Salisbury Community Bowls Club, 27 Ainsworth Street, Salisbury, QLD.  This is truly going to be a wonderful day full of crafting fun, whilst we make a difference.  This event… Read More »

At Home with You by Stampin’ Up!

At Home with You by Stampin’ Up! makes Christmas very special From the first time I saw this bundle (Stamp Set and Framelits) in the new annual catalogue, I just knew that it would become a favourite.  I couldn’t see it only as a Christmas card, but also as an invitation, a birthday, housewarming, Halloween,… Read More »

Carols of Christmas – Christmas in July card

Carols of Christmas – Christmas in July card I always get a head start on my Christmas cards by celebrating Christmas in July with some card making. This year Stampin’ Up! have made it even easier by pre-releasing one Christmas bundle from the upcoming Holiday Catalogue (released 1 September 2017), the Carols of Christmas stamp… Read More »

Want to get a headstart on your Christmas Cards this year?

It’s July, so it is time for Christmas Cards At the start of every year, I vow I will get in early to complete my Christmas cards so there is no rush at the end of the year when everything gets a little hectic.  Well, this year I am on track to achieve what I… Read More »

Santa Claus is coming to town with two fabulous offers

  Santa Claus is coming to town in July Ho, ho, ho!  This news is in from the North Pole – Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year for a quick visit in July.  He is bringing two offers to help make July very special – a special Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit Essentials… Read More »

Santa’s Sleigh Z Fold Card

Santa’s Sleigh Z Fold Card for Christmas This is another project from my Christmas Extravaganza Creative Class.   It is a CASE from Kelly Kent.  Sorry that this card was not posted in time for Christmas but there was a glitch in the scheduling  of the post.  The Santa’s Sleigh is on the carry-over list… Read More »

Cookie Cutter Christmas never-ending card

Cookie Cutter Christmas the most popular bundle in the 2016 Holiday Catalogue As you know I have been away on holidays these last few weeks. When I arrived home, I had received some fabulous handmade Christmas cards. One of my favourites was by Astrid Bealing, a member of my team of demonstrators, the Crafty Paper Bees.… Read More »

Warmth & Cheer Treat bags

I am away on holidays so thought I would post this cute as treat bag tutorial.  I will be making a few of these when I get back. Stampin’ Up! Product List For further information for the products used in today’s project, just click on the items below to view in my Online Store.  I… Read More »

An easy handmade Christmas Gift – Floral Boutique Calendar Note Holder

Looking for an easy handmade gift this Christmas I am always looking for an easy handmade Christmas gift to make at this time of the year.  But they have to be easy to make, not cost too much and be popular.  Well, this gift fits all those criteria.  You won’t believe how easy it is… Read More »

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler I love creating framed samplers and if it is a Christmas sampler it is even more fun.  I designed this framed sampler for my Christmas Extravaganza Creative Class, an all day event which gave us plenty of time to make it.  I think it was the most popular project for the event.… Read More »

It is time for a Christmas Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach shared overseas I couldn’t wait to share this card with you cause there are not a lot of Aussie Christmas cards out there.  I had to wait until the recipient received it.  It is a special card.  Remember when my friend, Christine, a demonstrator in the USA, sent me a  Stampin’ Up!… Read More »

Onstage Stampin Up 2016 Brisbane Swaps

OnStage Stampin’ Up! is over for another year Sadly, OnStage is over for another year.  I just remembered that I have yet to post my swaps.  Swaps are an important of OnStage and also are part of the Stampin’ Up! culture.  So why do we do swaps?  It is the opportunity to meet other demonstrators,… Read More »

Handmade Christmas gifts – my Christmas Extravaganza is here

Looking for fabulous handmade Christmas gifts, this is the solution These projects are so good that you won’t want to part with them.  But if you are strong, after this creative class you will have the following to share: Christmas Sampler featuring Santa’s Sleigh bundle (made to fit the 9x 9″ Ikea frame) ‘Z’ fold… Read More »

DIY gift for Christmas

Looking for that DIY gift for Christmas At this time of the year I am always on the lookout for fabulous and easy DIY gift ideas to share (and of course, to use myself).  This emery board holder was inspired by one created by Kerstin Kreis.  What I love about it most, is how easy it… Read More »

Making a Difference the Stampin’ Up! way

Crafty Paper Bees making a difference! Twice a year, the Crafty Paper Bees (my team of demonstrators) support a worthy cause.  This year it was beyondblue.  There is always a lot of hard work involved in hosting a Charity Day – but then again, nothing that is that worthwhile is going to come easy.  In preparation,… Read More »