Category Archives: Stamping Techniques

Different Stamping techniques

We Must Celebrate Easter – Global Stampers Blog Hop

We Must Celebrate Easter Card   Do you ever have to create a card but you didn’t have any of the ingredients you need?  Well, that was me for this project.  The April Global Stampers challenge was ‘Easter’.  In our family Easter is big but I don’t own any Easter stamp sets and only own… Read More »

Making Creativity Easy – Greeting Card Cutout Guide

Standard Card Sizes and Measurement Guide – A4 cardstock One of the hardest techniques for beginner card makers to master is card bases and layers.  So to make it easier I have put together this quick guide – Standard Card Sizes and Measurement Guide. I recommend that you print out this handy guide. For an easy-to-print… Read More »

New Sale-a-Bration Products Available Now from Stampin’ Up!

New Sale-a-Bration Products Available Now from Stampin’ Up! The second release of Sale-a-Bration products for 2018 is available!  We are offering three great new products that you can earn for FREE with a qualifying order! Click on the image above or here to see the new Sale-a-Bration brochure.  These three new products are in addition to the current… Read More »

The Ultimate New Stamp Set – Heartfelt Blooms by Stampin’ Up!

Heartfelt Blooms – the first Distinktive stamp set created by Stampin’ Up! I know you will be wondering why I call the Heartfelt Blooms Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! the ultimate new stamp set.  Well, it is easy really.  Stampin’ Up! is one of the few companies that is still producing quality red rubber stamp… Read More »

You will not believe what Stampin’ Up! has created – the Stamparatus

STAMPARATUS™ – THE BEST STAMP PLACEMENT TOOL ON THE MARKET Why do you need a Stamparatus? This amazing tool helps anyone get crisp, clean stamped images; plus, you can make multiple projects in minutes—with an accuracy and consistency that makes stamping easier than ever before.  This is a real game changer.  Even if you already have a stamp… Read More »

Mistletoe Friends Fancy Fold Global Stampers Blog Hop

Mistletoe Friends Stamp Set makes Christmas card making easy This month’s Global Stampers’ challenge is “Fancy Fold Christmas Card”.  Don’t forget to check the other Christmas Fancy Folds projects below as part of the Global Stampers’ Blog Hop.  I chose the Mistletoe Friends Stamp Set to feature as I had yet to use this set… Read More »

Painted Harvest Stamp Set goes Festive

How to rework a traditional Fall stamp set into a classic Christmas card I am starting to get a little ‘antsy’ about Christmas.  A couple of days ago one of my friends posted a Facebook meme about it being only 100 days to Christmas. Really – it can’t be…. but I didn’t want to waste… Read More »

Can you believe this sweet card uses the Graveyard Gate by Stampin’ Up!- Global Stampers Challenge

Super cute card featuring the Detailed Gate Thinlits by Stampin’ Up! This card shows how you can use the similar products and yet produce a completely different style of project. Contains all the measurements and details.

Are you into a handmade Halloween?

Halloween here I come! Now I am not usually into Halloween as I live in Australia.  But this year I will be visiting the United States for Halloween (and Stampin’ Up! OnStage in Salt Lake City) and I have particularly asked for ‘the full Halloween experience’.  I am so excited and thought, perhaps, I needed… Read More »

A Little Wild by Stampin’ Up!

A Little Wild – or perhaps very wild! I haven’t always been a cute stamp lover but for some unknown reason ‘ A Little Wild’ by Stampin’ Up! has won me over – completely.  Each of the images in the Stamp Set is adorable  – how can anyone resist that elephant, bear and lion?  Whilst… Read More »

How to WOW your friends with handmade cards

I have released my latest round of card making classes.  They will be so much fun, especially if you like getting a bit inky.  We are focusing on creating amazing backgrounds this month, hence the name Background Glory.  Each background is simple to replicate once you know how and just uses some very basic ingredients.… Read More »

Multipurpose adhesive sheets are the secret ingredient for this project

How to make the Happy Birthday Thinlits pop even more This is the third and final card in the series (the first in the series can be found here, the second in the series can be found here).  It is another super Quick and Easy card.  So what makes this one special? Tip: Die cut… 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 »

Stunning new products – At Home with You Bundle by Stampin’ Up!

At Home with You Bundle by Stampin’ Up! for the Global Stampers challenge Hi everyone!  It is that time of the month when Global Stampers get together to create projects from around the world to inspire you.  The challenge for this month was ‘anything goes’ from the new catalogue.    I will post the other global… 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 »