Monthly Archives: April 2016

Upcoming creative classes including this week’s Scrapbooking/Project Life

Scrapbooking and Project Life Creative Class This is a great opportunity to come along and have some fun whilst catching up on your memory keeping, whether it be traditional scrapbooking or Project Life.  Bring along your own projects (you do not have to use only Stampin’ Up! products).  There will be plenty of space to… Read More »

New contact details due to disruption to my internet and phone services

Important Notice Over the past year I have been struggling with extremely slow internet.  I have hung in but finally have made the business decision to shift both my home phone and internet to iiNet.  This transition from Optus will result in service interruption of  approximately three weeks for my home phone and internet (AAAARGHH).  I will… Read More »

Lovely as a Tree stamp set

Lovely as a Tree – the most enduring stamp set ever? I have been busily going through the new 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! catalogue (available 1 June 2016) picking out my favourites and coming up with my wish list.  In the process, one of my favourite stamp sets, Lovely as a Tree, popped up.  It has been around… Read More »

Special Stampin’ Up! Mother’s Day card event

Mother’s Day event 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 may not even be invited. But your loved ones are. On Saturday 30 April, (between 2-4pm) I will be hosting a FREE workshop for your loved ones (husband,… Read More »

Low down on Stampin’ Up! Retiring List

Stampin’ Up! Retiring List I have now had time to digest exactly what is going.  Whilst many fabulous products are going, an equally large number of amazing new products are coming which are on trend and are irresistible.  I know I can’t wait. I have just checked the updated Retiring List and already so many items have… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Catalogue Retiring List – don’t miss out on your favourites

Stampin’ Up! Catalogues Retiring List It is that time.  The NEW 2016-17 Annual Stampin! Up! Catalogue is soon to be released and it is a beauty.  It has only been released to demonstrators at this time (what a great perk that is).  But this means that we now have to say goodbye to some of… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! updates and the very last Weekly Deals

Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! April 13-19. Morning and what an exciting morning it is.  Stampin’ Up! has added new Weekly Deals for you today and they are mighty good.  This is the last week for the Weekly Deals, so be sure not to miss out as they are only available for seven days until… Read More »

Using Paper Scraps from the Pretty Petals Paper Stack

How to create unique handmade cards using paper scraps Lately my work area in my craft room has been a little messy – alright, very messy, with lots of leftover cardstock and DSP (patterned paper) scraps everywhere.  For some unknown reason, at this moment I have this addiction to using up my scraps, both in scrapbooking… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Swallowtail creative class project

Stampin’ Up! Swallowtail Background Stamp Swallowtail has been one of my favourite stamp sets since it was first introduced but this project turns this stamp set on its head.  It is usually a background stamp and is so large that it often does not fit wholly on a card.  But my Swallowtail is in full flight. … Read More »

Fresh Stampin’ Up! ideas to inspire you with Handmade from the Heart

Handmade from the Heart Newsletter Looking for inspiration for the next month?  Want to catch up on all the Stampin’ Up! news including changes to the Weekly Deals?  Want to know why you aren’t getting the results you want with photopolymer stamps? What products are retiring in a few weeks?  Looking for a new technique card… Read More »