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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 »

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 »

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 »

Fun Folds for May Technique Teaser Creative Class 21 May 2017

Fun Folds Handmade cards provide the WOW for this month’s Creative Class May’s Technique Teaser  Creative Class is going to bring some WOW to your card making.  I am featuring Fun Folds to take your cardmaking to another level.  The pop-up slider card is suitable for both males and females – males are going to… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Celebrate World Card Making Day

World Card Making Day  Super Specials Do you remember the last time you received a card in the mail? In a sea of junk mail and bills, a card is a simple thing that really stands out to the person who receives it.  Sending a card is a small gesture that shows just how much… Read More »

Paisleys & Posies are making a comeback

Paisleys & Posies – Global Stampers Challenge I grew up with Paisley prints being in fashion.   And they are making a big comeback – everywhere I look I see Paisley – paisley pyjamas, paisley tablecloths, blouses and quilt covers.  And I love it all, so I was very excited to see the Paisleys &… Read More »

Jar of Love Bundle Creative Class

  Jar of Love Bundle September Technique Teaser Creative Class – Sunday 18 September I have been dying to use this bundle in a class.  When I first saw it in the 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue, I couldn’t wait to use it – but I got a little waylaid on the way with lots… Read More »

Pretty Kitty Birthday Card

A special Pretty Kitty I don’t get to play too often as I am always preparing projects for classes or special events.  But I needed a special card for a friend – it had to be special because the recipient is a talented cardmaker who always creates the most divine cards for me for my birthday.… Read More »

Do not miss out on the Limited Edition Thoughtful Branches bundle

Limited Edition Thoughtful Branches Bundle from Stampin’ Up! I think that Thoughtful Branches is one of the best bundles (stamp set and die cuts) that Stampin’ Up! has ever brought out.  I have been playing with the bundle (a demonstrator perk!) over the past couple of days and I cannot get over what lovely cards this… Read More »