Upcoming Classes January 2019

It is time to find some time for yourself and get crafting. I have two creative classes scheduled this week. I am still working on the some of the projects, but you always know that they will be fun to create. This year brings new events which I can’t wait to share with you. Better… Read More »

You will not want to miss out on these last two crafting events for 2018

Upcoming Christmas Classes – and don’t forget I have gift vouchers for Christmas 7 December 2018 Friday From Picture to Page Creative Class Time: 10 am – 1 pm Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury Cost: ($15)/Optional Kit $8 additional  Required: basic kit# Come along and have some fun whilst catching up on your memory keeping… Read More »

Global Stampers Sketch Challenge – Frosted Floral Specialty DSP

Check out this month’s Global Stamper’s Challenge featuring the gorgeous Frosted Floral Specialty Designer Series Paper. This patterned paper coordinates perfectly with the matching bundle, First Frost (10% off).

Don’t Miss Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza until 28 November

SIX DAYS. THREE SALES. ONE SPECTACULAR PROMOTION! Have you some goodies still on your shopping list? Looking for some gifts for Christmas? Don’t forget to treat yourself to a few things as well.  For savvy shoppers everywhere, this time of year is a dream come true. Some of the biggest sales of the year are happening,… Read More »

All the news, special offers and the goss!

All the news and goss! So much happening in my world at the moment.  Next week I take off on holidays for a few weeks to attend OnStage (think convention) in the United States.  And of course, I will be having a bit of a look around whilst I am over there.  One of the… Read More »

First Frost Handmade Card with Watercolour Background – Global Stampers

I love creating projects using different techniques and products, which means that I am always stretching myself. For October’s Global Stampers Colour Challenge I featured Stampin’ Up!’s First Frost Stamp set with Granny Apple Green, Blackberry Bliss and Crushed Curry.

October Update including World Card Making Day

World Card Making Day Special Offer Woohoo! the first week of October brings with it World Cardmaking Day and it is no coincidence that the Crafty paper Bees scheduled our Christmas Charity Day Workshop during this week.  Save big time on some of your favourite Stampin’ up! supplies during this week, especially notecards, stamp sets, card… Read More »

All your Stampin’ Up! news including my upcoming events

All the news: I know I have been a little quiet lately but life has not been dull – so much happening.  But I will tell you about that another day.  Lots of events coming up this month.  And don’t forget the Christmas Charity Day on 6 October supporting our aussie Farmers through Drought Angels… Read More »

Wishing You Well Stamp Set – my favourite product from the new Christmas catalogue

Wishing You Well Stamp – a sleeping giant of the new Christmas Catalogue   It is that time of the year when we start thinking Christmas – well if you are like me, that is.  I know there are still three and a half months to go but I have some holidays coming up so… Read More »

August – the month of special offers and special products

Special Offer 1 You can now order the amazing products from the Colour Your Season promotion, including the Blended Seasons Bundle (stamp set and dies) and the Watercolour Pencils (ten new colours).  But only during the month of August.  The pencil assortment set features all new colours.  The Stitched Season Stamp Set has 10 different… Read More »

Upcoming card making classes in Brisbane

Check out this month’s card making classes It is time to book your place for this month’s event.  This weekend there are three class options available.  Friday’s classes feature a waterfall card which is so much fun to make.  I have even used this waterfall mechanism on scrapbooking pages.  Sunday’s class features the really popular… Read More »

My Favourite Stamp Set from the Annual Catalogue is…..

All the Good Things I am not really sure why I love the All the Good Things stamp set, but I do.  When the Big Brown Box (BBB) arrived with my first order from the 2018 Annual Catalogue, this was the first stamp set I pulled out and started to play with.  And there were quite a few choices… Read More »

Masculine Birthday Card – Mission Impossible or was it?

What makes a ‘good’ Masculine Birthday card I have to say that the answer to this question is probably determined by your personal taste.  But your design is also often influenced by the intended receiver of the card as well.  But these guidelines always work for masculine cards: geometric designs, earthy colours, outdoors subjects, hobbies, interactive… Read More »

So much is happening in Ann’s PaperWorks Stampin’ Up! land including Christmas in July

Upcoming events: I have just returned from the Crafty Paper Bees Winter Retreat held at Brookfield.  We all had a fabulous time – lots of crafting, surprises, laughter and silliness!  I have posted quite a few updates on my Facebook Page.   There will be another retreat scheduled for 2019 but I have yet to firm… Read More »

Have you found any hidden gems in the new catalogue?

We all have our favourite go-to stamp sets, papers, colours and embellishments that we use all the time.  But do you ever find a hidden gem in the catalogue that you had previously not noticed? Well, this cute framed art piece uses one of those hidden gems – Pick a Pennant Stamp Set with an alphabet (small size stamps), two different pennants and some cute images.  This project is a good example of how to use your supplies to make a unique handmade gift.