Category Archives: Specials and News

Any Stampin’ Up! special offers, Ann’s PaperWorks news.

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 »

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 »

Collage Stamping Technique featuring Dragonfly Dreams bundle

Collage Stamping Technique Dragonfly Dreams has proved to be one of the most popular bundles from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue and it is certainly a favourite of mine.  This was one of the projects that I designed for the Better than Hallmark class last Friday night and features the Collage Stamping Technique.  The card does look… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Something New

Finally I have been able to automate my blog posts so that they end up in your inbox if you have subscribed to my mailing list. This should start at 6am (Australian time) tomorrow, Thursday 2 February. I apologise in advance just in case things don’t go to plan – technology can sometimes be beyond my control. Let me know if there are any issues and I should be able to fix them.

Scrapbook Layout – Lift Me Up Bundle by Stampin’ Up!

This layout features two of my favourite products – Lift Me Up Bundle (Stamp Set and Framelits) and the Carried Away Designer Series Paper from the Sale-a-Bration (SAB) brochure. There is also just a touch of the the metallic ribbon from the SAB brochure. Still can’t get away from the title letters from the Large Letters Framelits – they are always so striking.

Launch Party for the SAB/Occasions Catalogues Date Claimer

Launch Party – SAB/Occasions Catalogue Want to see and play with the latest Stampin’ Up! crafting products just released? My Launch Party for Sale-a-Bration is your opportunity to come along and have a play, meet some new crafting buddies. You will also be creating two cards using the latest products. And there will be lucky… Read More »

Beautiful You Watercolour Tile Sneak Peek

Beautiful You and Mediterranean Moments just work together Sometimes I have a creative blitz and I can’t wait to make a project – and this was one of those projects.  I have been playing around stamping on glazed tiles using Stazon but it was too fiddly to enjoy.  I changed the type of tile I… Read More »

Top Eight Papercrafting Gifts for 2017

Top Eight Papercrafting Gifts for 2017 2017 has arrived with a bang and Stampin’ Up! will be celebrating the new year with a whole lot of new products – it is a case of out with the old and in with the new.  The 2017 Occasions Catalogue to be released on 4 January is ‘chock-a-block’… Read More »

Birthday Carousel – all about spoiling you

Because spoiling you is so much fun! This is my first crafting of 2017 – so happy new year!  I hope you will also be able to find some ‘me time’ this holidays to do some crafting. I wanted to make some goodie bags for some special customers who placed an order during a recent special promotion… Read More »