Category Archives: Events

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 »

FREE Handmade Mother’s Day Card

Your special invitation to your family and friends to make a Mother’s Day Card Now, I am at a bit of loss of how to post about this event because it isn’t even for most of you – you’re not even invited. But your loved ones are. On Sunday 30 April, (between 2-4pm) I will… 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 »

A Crafty Paper Bees First – three day Winter Craft Retreat

    Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat This is a fabulous opportunity to craft, with no ‘hurries or worries’, loads of laughter, whilst sharing ideas with new and old friends, and at the same time enjoying some amazing creative therapy time.  Book a table for all your crafting friends.  Everyone welcome, no matter what… Read More »

Balloon Adventures take off with this double page layout

Balloon Adventures Scrapbooking Kit and April Creative Class (rescheduled) I have rescheduled April’s ‘From Picture to Page’ Scrapbooking and Project Life Creative Class to Friday 31 March 2017 (10am-1pm) as I am attending Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage Local at the start of April.  This class, featuring the Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper (DSP) and the Balloon Adventures… Read More »

The Oh So Delicate Dragonfly Dreams March Creative Class

Dragonfly Dreams featuring background techniques -Better than Hallmark Creative Class The Dragonfly Dreams bundle is featured at my technique Creative Class.  Time: 10am-12md ($17) and 7pm- 9pm  ($17)  Friday 24 March 2017  (this class has been rescheduled).  The class will be at my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects: three technique class featuring backgrounds (stamped, sponged and watercoloured)… 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 »

Tasty Trucks are the sweetest – Global Stamper’s Challenge

Global Stampers Challenge for February featuring FREE Sale-a-Bration stamp set, Tasty Trucks from Stampin’ Up! with multi-layered handmade card. Also features the Sheltering Tree Stamp Set – tutorial included.

Delicate Details Delivers a Delicious Deal during Sale-a-Bration

Delicate Details Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! can pack a punch! I think that the Delicate Details Stamp Set from the Sale-a-Bration Catalogue is one of those sets that can be easily overlooked.  When I first looked at it, I though ‘a bit blah’, it won;t be a favourite and added it to my stash… Read More »

Want to get crafty for a day whilst making a difference?

Charity Card Workshop proudly supporting the World’s Greatest Shave This year on Saturday, 11 March 2017 (10am-4pm) the Crafty Paper Bees (my team of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators) will be proudly supporting the Leukaemia Foundation’s Shave for a Cure – World’s Greatest Shave (Help Beat Blood Cancers).  This is a cause very close to my heart.… Read More »