Tag Archives: 2017-18 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue

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 »

At Home with You by Stampin’ Up!

At Home with You by Stampin’ Up! makes Christmas very special From the first time I saw this bundle (Stamp Set and Framelits) in the new annual catalogue, I just knew that it would become a favourite.  I couldn’t see it only as a Christmas card, but also as an invitation, a birthday, housewarming, Halloween,… 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 »

How to make a Floral not a Floral

Happy Birthday Thinlits always add the WOW! I wanted to make a series of cards using the same (or similar) design, same ingredients, but still come up with a completely different style of card.  Yesterday’s card had a floral theme, but I am not necessarily big on floral themes.  I try to tailor my cards… Read More »

Whole Lot of Lovely DSP Birthday Card

Global Stampers Blog Hop goes floral It is that exciting time of the month when Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world join together for a Blog Hop challenge and this month’s challenge is going floral.  It was the perfect opportunity to use one of my favourites from the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue (p.86-87) – Whole… Read More »

Coffee Break Double Page Stampin’ Up! Scrapbooking layout

Coffee Break Stampin’ Up! scrapbooking layout Isn’t this Coffee Break Designer Series Paper just divine and I am not even a coffee drinker. To be honest, I hate coffee!  But I do love the patterns and colour palette of this paper.  Pear Pizzazz and Early Espresso are a match made in heaven.  And I have been dying… Read More »

Want to get a headstart on your Christmas Cards this year?

It’s July, so it is time for Christmas Cards At the start of every year, I vow I will get in early to complete my Christmas cards so there is no rush at the end of the year when everything gets a little hectic.  Well, this year I am on track to achieve what I… Read More »

Vacation Projects From Around the Globe – July Global Stampers

Today we are travelling the world, visiting some of my demonstrator friends who are part of the Global Stampers Challenge. This month’s challenge was to create a ‘vacation’ project. I have already posted details of my vacation card which featured the Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper. Check out these simple cards.

Pick a Pattern Double Page Scrapbook Layout

This is double page scrapbook layout designed for July’s ‘Picture to Page’ Creative Class is easy to recreate once you have worked out the sizes of each of your blocks. RSVP for this class is required by Wednesday 5 July 2017.

Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper goes on holidays for the Global Stampers Challenge

Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper becomes a favourite It is holiday time here in Australia and so it seems right around the world – hence why the theme for the July Global Stampers is holidays – something very dear to me.  There were so many projects running around in my head but I decided… Read More »

Santa Claus is coming to town with two fabulous offers

  Santa Claus is coming to town in July Ho, ho, ho!  This news is in from the North Pole – Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year for a quick visit in July.  He is bringing two offers to help make July very special – a special Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit Essentials… Read More »

Custom envelopes using Stampin’ Up!’s Envelope Punch Board

Custom Envelopes using the Envelope Punch Board I know that some of you avoid creating non-standard card sizes so that you don’t have ‘envelope issues’.  But with an Envelope Punch Board (EPB) you easily can create custom sized envelopes.  This is such a versatile tool and easy to use.  The instructions are included on the EPB. My… Read More »

New Catalogue Kick-Off Party and Upcoming Events and Classes

Time is running out on these fabulous upcoming events.  RSVP now so you don’t miss out. 17 June Saturday Annual Catalogue Kick-Off Party Time: 10-12.30pm Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury Cost: (TBA) Required: your basic kit# Want to see and play with the latest Stampin’ Up! crafting products just released? My Kick-Off Party for… Read More »

Global Stampers – Projects from around the World

It has been a big week this week with my team Crafty Party on yesterday.  But today is all about travelling the world and visiting other talented stampers to see their projects using products from the just released catalogue.  In case you missed my project from the Global Stampers challenge, it can be found here.… Read More »