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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

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 »

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 »

New February classes released today

Two new February Classes for Cardmaking just released I am asked regularly how to take your cardmaking to another level – the answer is my Creative Classes for Cardmakers.  Classes allow you to play with all the fabulous new products, learn how to use them properly as well as all those tips and tricks to… Read More »