Category Archives: Tutorials

Easy Mother’s Day Card using Floral Phrases

For today’s Mother’s Day Card project, I wanted to use one of my favourite products from the 2016-17 Annual Catalogue – Floral Phrases Stamp Set. This is a simple card that packs a WOW. Love the Night of Navy and Sahara Sand Colour combination. Full details included in the post.

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 »

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 »

Hey Chick Shaker Card – March Global Stampers Challenge

Hey Chick Shaker Card This shaker card was created for the March Global Stampers Challenge.  I wanted to use the Hey Chick stamp set, another FREE stamp set from the Sale-a-Bration Catalogue.  This stamp set has been one of the most popular – in fact, it sold out within a few days but has now been… 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.

Urban Underground DSP Layout with a Twist

Urban Underground DSP March Kit ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class on 3 March 2017. Tutorial and tips and tricks included. RSVP essential.

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 »

Dragonfly Dreams – sometimes simple just does it

Dragonfly Dreams sparkles I needed a special thank you card.  Ever since I saw the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, I have had this card in mind.  The embossing folder creates such a beautiful texture (which sadly does not show up in this image).  My idea was to emboss a piece of Whisper White cardstock,… Read More »

Everyone has a need for an ‘Everyday Hero stamp set’ in their craft room

The stamp set for the Everyday Hero in your life Stampin’ Up! is all about stamp sets and every new catalogue is full of them.  I make a list of my favourites but this one, Everyday Hero, certainly jumped out for me.  I couldn’t wait to create a card using this set.  It is pretty versatile as it… Read More »

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.

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 »

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 »

Seasonal Bells wedding favours tutorial

Seasonal Bells wedding favours tutorial These are so sophisticated and would be lovely as table decorations and wedding favours.  Whilst the Seasonal Bells Stamp Set is primarily a Christmas stamp set, it does a couple of gorgeous wedding images. You will be create these whilst I am away – looking forward to seeing what you… 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 »