The Stampin’ Up! Retired List has now been released The new Stampin’ Up! Catalogue has been released to Demonstrators ONLY – woohoo! And being a demonstrator I got to even order some of the new products early (hopefully mine will arrive by Easter so I can have a play). At the same time though, to… Read More »
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 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 »
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 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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
Finally I have been able to automate my blog posts so that they end up in your inbox if you have subscribed to my mailing list. This should start at 6am (Australian time) tomorrow, Thursday 2 February. I apologise in advance just in case things don’t go to plan – technology can sometimes be beyond my control. Let me know if there are any issues and I should be able to fix them.
The stamp set for the Everyday Hero in your life Stampin’ Up! is all about stamp sets and every new catalogue is full of them. I make a list of my favourites but this one, Everyday Hero, certainly jumped out for me. I couldn’t wait to create a card using this set. It is pretty versatile as it… Read More »
This layout features two of my favourite products – Lift Me Up Bundle (Stamp Set and Framelits) and the Carried Away Designer Series Paper from the Sale-a-Bration (SAB) brochure. There is also just a touch of the the metallic ribbon from the SAB brochure. Still can’t get away from the title letters from the Large Letters Framelits – they are always so striking.
Launch Party – SAB/Occasions Catalogue Want to see and play with the latest Stampin’ Up! crafting products just released? My Launch Party for Sale-a-Bration is your opportunity to come along and have a play, meet some new crafting buddies. You will also be creating two cards using the latest products. And there will be lucky… Read More »
Bingo Stampin’ Style and you are invited! Come and share in some BINGO Stampin’ Style fun on Sunday 12 February 2017. Take a break after the craziness of the holidays and on this close to Valentine’s day, enjoy some good old fashioned Stampin’ BINGO. It is just about getting together and having some fun. Each… Read More »
13 January 2017 ‘From Picture to Page’ Creative Class – Beach Layout Time: 10am-1pm Friday 13/1/17 Location: my studio workshop, Salisbury Cost: ($15)/Optional Kit Beach Layout $7 additional Required: basic kit# Come along and have some fun whilst catching up on your memory keeping whether it be Project Life or traditional scrapbooking. Bring… Read More »