Monthly Archives: February 2016

Take a leap this year into scrapbooking with the March class kit

As always, there is a story behind this story and I hope you don’t mind me sharing what is behind this scrapbooking layout for the class this Friday.  Lately, I have only been creating traditional scrapbook pages for classes and really it has been more about the process and less about the photos.  But on this occasion, I… Read More »

I need you – will you help make a difference?

Every year,  the Crafty Paper Bees, my team of demonstrators,  host a fundraising event to raise much needed funds for cancer research. This year we are supporting the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation, a cause very close to my heart, particularly at this time.  And I have also discovered in the lead up to this event,… Read More »

Metallics Glitter Tape – can you ever have too much bling?

I know the answer is yes, but I can never imagine what too much sparkle looks like until it is toooo late.  But I still can’t get enough of making all things sparkle with Sale-a-Bration’s Metallics Glitter Tape (yes, it is one of the new 2nd release Sale-a-Bration’s FREEBIES).  I can use the gold or… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! specials – Weekly Deals

Don’t you love something on sale. I certainly do and I think the favourite this week is the Greatest Greetings Clear-Mount Stamp Set with it 15 sentiment stamps.  And yes, Weekly Deals (and Clearance Rack) items are included for earning your Sale-a-Bration FREEBIES. Want to know more about the tag #‎imbringingbirthdaysback‬ I have been including… Read More »

A fun happy birthday card for Mia

I don’t get to create too many kid’s cards but I always have lots of fun when I do.  When I purchased the Playful Pals bundle, I have to say that whilst I thought they were super cute,  I didn’t necessarily think I would use them that much – but I have.  They are so… Read More »

New Weekly Deals

Wowsers!  The Envelope Punch Board on special – as you know it is one of my favourite tools, super quick to make envelopes of any size. And there is a free app to make it even easier to use. And I will throw in a bonus 19 page detailed tutorial for five different projects including… Read More »

Better than Hallmark and Technique Teasers card classes

  These are the projects for this weekend – vacancies still exist for all classes at this time but numbers are limited. These cards are so gorgeous with the Friday class featuring one masculine card (always on the highly requested list) and one very feminine card. Sunday’s class is three projects plus a bonus project… Read More »

Oh, what a Night! Sneak Peeks from the ‘Gal’intine’s Bingo Night

                  What a fabulous night.  Sixteen lovely ladies came along for a fun social night that included some stamping, some bingo, lots of prizes and giveaways, some home cooked supper and much mayhem. As you can see concentration was at a premium. And yes, there will be… Read More »

Sadly we say good bye to ‘Sky is the Limit’ Stamp Set, my favourite but look there is more

  Metallics Glitter Tape Party Pants Wood-Mount Stamp Set Pedal Pusher Photopolymer Stamp Set Generated by SUDSOL, Free Trial at

We need you to make a difference!

Yes you are needed to support the Crafty Paper Bees Charity Card Day with proceeds to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. Only three weeks to go before registration closes. Prepayment of $70 by 7 March 2016 is required for registration. Contact me if you require my bank details. The price ($70) includes entry to the… Read More »

Sale-A-Bration Product of the Week: Perfectly Artistic Designer Series Paper

The more you look at this limited-time Sale-A-Bration Designer Series Paper off, the more you’re going to realize that you have to have it! This paper gives you two distinct looks—marbling on one side and watercolour on the other. Also, no two sheets are alike! Try using small but impactful accents or entire backgrounds that… Read More »

Crafty Paper Bees Charity Card Day supporting Cure Brain Cancer Foundation

Here is the sneak peek of the Charity Card Card Day supporting the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation   (10 projects – six cards, two gift cards, one belly band to decorate your box and a gorgeous matching gift bag).  Registration open now.  Prepayment of $70 is required for registration.  Contact me if you require my… Read More »

See this Hug? It’s for You.

See this Hug? It’s for You. Today is just one of those days, when I knew lots of people who just needed a hug.  And most of them lived out of town.  A few of them were sick, a few a bit down – as always there is so much going on in our lives.… Read More »

Weekly deals available until 16 February 2016

Click title to view the fabulous products at 25% off.

How you can show that you care.

I love it when I receive a handmade card.  When someone takes the time to create a handmade card just for me, it always puts a smile on my face.  And I know that is how my friends, family and customers feel when they receive a handmade card from me, created just for them.  Sending… Read More »