Category Archives: Classes and events

New Catalogue Kick-Off Party and Upcoming Events and Classes

Time is running out on these fabulous upcoming events.  RSVP now so you don’t miss out. 17 June Saturday Annual Catalogue Kick-Off Party Time: 10-12.30pm Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury Cost: (TBA) Required: your basic kit# Want to see and play with the latest Stampin’ Up! crafting products just released? My Kick-Off Party for… Read More »

Global Stampers – Projects from around the World

It has been a big week this week with my team Crafty Party on yesterday.  But today is all about travelling the world and visiting other talented stampers to see their projects using products from the just released catalogue.  In case you missed my project from the Global Stampers challenge, it can be found here.… Read More »

June ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class this Friday

June ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class On the first Friday of each month I host a memory keeping creative class which is a great opportunity to catch up on your projects or take advantage of the exclusive monthly kit.   It can be Project Life or traditional scrapbooking. Bring along your own projects (you do… 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 »

Sneak Peek of my 2017-18 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue pre-order

Share my excitement to the release of the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue! I have finally received my order from Stampin’ Up! and it contains all my new goodies from the new (yet to be released) Stampin’ Up! catalogue.  I can’t wait to play with my new things and hopefully I find the time this weekend.  One of… Read More »

Seven reasons why you should attend the Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat?

Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat Time is running out to secure your spot at the Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat which is fast approaching – 14-16 July 2017 at  QCCC (Queensland Conference and Camping Centres),  Brookfield (Brisbane).  Numbers are filling up.  Check out the graphic as to why you should come along and… Read More »

May Global Stampers Challenge – new In-Colors

May Global Stampers Challenge If you follow my blog regularly you will know that over the past two days I have showcased my entry for the May Global Stampers Challenge – a mini accordion album featuring the Eastern Palace Starter bundle.  A fabulous short YouTube video Eastern Elegance Mini Album Preview can be found here.  Whilst… 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 »

End of April Update – so much happening and it is all good news

Special Offer: If you place any order over $120 (and use the host code AKEHHADF) you will receive a gift from the new Catalogue in June. Valid until 30/4/17.  Clearance Rack has just been updated Didn’t want you to miss out on any of the new goodies that have been newly listed in the Clearance… Read More »

May ‘From Picture to Page Creative Class’ Kit

Floral Boutique scrapbook layout is May Creative Class Kit This layout is a little busier than I usually do and I don’t usually add any photos to sample layouts but this one just invited my photos from Floriade in Canberra.  Each photo is full of gorgeous flowers. I finished the layout and realised that it… 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 »

Upcoming Card Classes – One Sheet Wonder or Gender Neutral Cards

21 April 2017       Friday Better than Hallmark/Just Cards Creative Class – Gender Neutral Cards (two sessions) Time: 10am-12md ($17) and 7pm- 9pm  ($17)     Location: at my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects:  These cards are gender neutral, no flowers, bling or pastels – can be used for both males and females.  I love cards like… Read More »

Say goodbye to some of your favourite Stampin’ Up! products

The Stampin’ Up! Retired List has now been released The new Stampin’ Up! Catalogue has been released to Demonstrators ONLY – woohoo! And being a demonstrator I got to even order some of the new products early (hopefully mine will arrive by Easter so I can have a play).  At the same time though, to… Read More »

Dragonfly Dreams water wash clear block background technique

Water Wash Background technique Sometimes handmade cards can appear to be difficult to recreate but this one is really ‘easy peasy’.  This card was also one of the projects for my Better than Hallmark Creative Class last month.  It uses a simple water wash clear block background technique. Apply colour onto your clear block (Block… Read More »