Tag Archives: cardmaking class

Seven reasons why you should attend the Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat?

Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat Time is running out to secure your spot at the Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat which is fast approaching – 14-16 July 2017 at  QCCC (Queensland Conference and Camping Centres),  Brookfield (Brisbane).  Numbers are filling up.  Check out the graphic as to why you should come along and… 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 »

FREE Handmade Mother’s Day Card

Your special invitation to your family and friends to make a Mother’s Day Card Now, I am at a bit of loss of how to post about this event because it isn’t even for most of you – you’re not even invited. But your loved ones are. On Sunday 30 April, (between 2-4pm) I will… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler I love creating framed samplers and if it is a Christmas sampler it is even more fun.  I designed this framed sampler for my Christmas Extravaganza Creative Class, an all day event which gave us plenty of time to make it.  I think it was the most popular project for the event.… Read More »

Handmade Christmas gifts – my Christmas Extravaganza is here

Looking for fabulous handmade Christmas gifts, this is the solution These projects are so good that you won’t want to part with them.  But if you are strong, after this creative class you will have the following to share: Christmas Sampler featuring Santa’s Sleigh bundle (made to fit the 9x 9″ Ikea frame) ‘Z’ fold… Read More »

Making a Difference the Stampin’ Up! way

Crafty Paper Bees making a difference! Twice a year, the Crafty Paper Bees (my team of demonstrators) support a worthy cause.  This year it was beyondblue.  There is always a lot of hard work involved in hosting a Charity Day – but then again, nothing that is that worthwhile is going to come easy.  In preparation,… Read More »

Merry Mice come alive for Christmas!

Merry Mice Better than Hallmark/Just Cards Creative Class Time: 10am-12md Friday 21 October 2016 ($16) and 7pm- 9pm  ($16 as a special offer, free with a qualifying order night class only)     Location: my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects:  Two cards featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Merry Mice Stamp Set – featured techniques – colouring with… Read More »