Tag Archives: Christmas

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 »

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 »

Stitched Shapes Framelits – Stampin’ Up! have surprised me with this new release and special offer

Resistance is futile for these Stitched Shapes Framelits Now these are amazing.  I was a little cool about the Stitched Shapes Framelits (say that fast three times!) at the start but once I had a look at the video I was hooked.  Can’t wait to be able to order them.  And no, there is no sewing… 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 »

In a card sketch, simplicity is the king

Can simple be a big winner in a card sketch? I love a good card sketch – and these are fabulous.  They are super simple and use Stampin’ Up!’s fabulous Designer Series Paper (double sided patterned paper).   These can be used to create multiple cards in no time at all. You may have noticed that I have been… Read More »

Simple handmade cards can still wow!

Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue Launch I am now heading into the busiest part of the Stampin’ Up! season. There is lots to do as I try to share as much as I can to inspire everyone in the leadup to Christmas.  Last Saturday and Sunday were my Christmas launches.  They were so much fun and… Read More »

I am back – Santa’s Sleigh is coming to town!

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Card Yes, I am back crafting – more on that in another post.  I just love this card featuring the Santa’s Sleigh stamp set and coordinating Framelits.  I had this design in my head and the card actually turned out like I pictured it (in the middle of the night – need more sleep, me… Read More »

2016 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue Preview

Holiday Catalogue Preview and Sneak Peek I did promise something new when I established my new blog.  And so yesterday, I created my first YouTube video.    Now because it was my first video I had to make it something special – and what better topic than my preview of the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue.  Now… Read More »