Monthly Archives: August 2016

Pretty Kitty Birthday Card

A special Pretty Kitty I don’t get to play too often as I am always preparing projects for classes or special events.  But I needed a special card for a friend – it had to be special because the recipient is a talented cardmaker who always creates the most divine cards for me for my birthday.… Read More »

Global Stampers – four fabulous projects to ‘warm’ you up for Christmas

August Global Stampers projects A couple of days ago I promised I would share some more fabulous projects from my colleagues from Global Stampers.   Global Stampers is a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the globe who share projects and inspiration.  The theme for August is Christmas is Coming —–  eeek!  In the world… Read More »

Letters for You – ‘From Picture to Page’ September Creative Class

   ‘Picture to Page’ September Creative Class featuring the Letters for You Bundle Time: 10am-1pm  2 September 2016  Location: at my in-home workshop, Salisbury     Cost: ($15)/Optional Kit $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.… Read More »

Just an opportunity for a Design Change

What happens when you make a mistake? Is it just time of a Design Change? I do lots of classes each month and one of the most frustrating challenge for my attendees is what to do when something goes wrong.   And yes, in cardmaking, papercrafting, memory keeping and probably any creative pursuits, things go… Read More »

Naughty or Nice? Detailed Santa Thinlits Dies

Are you on the Santa’s Naughty or Nice list? Detailed Santa Thinlits I hope I am on his ‘Nice list’.  It is Global Stamper’s Challenge time – the challenge this month was to create a Sneak Peek project from the new Holiday Catalogue (to be released on 1 September 2016).    As soon as I… Read More »

Thoughtful Branches Congratulations handmade card – a new look for a new favourite

Thoughtful Branches Congratulations card – a new look for a favourite I wanted to create a special Thoughtful Branches Congratulations card.  And as you have probably guessed by now, I am having a little bit of a love affair with the Limited Edition Thoughtful Branches bundle which is only available for the month of August (two weeks to go).… Read More »

Foxy Friends Christmas handmade card

Foxy Friends ‘in disguise’ delivers a quick and easy Christmas card Sometimes you need a quick and easy Christmas card that doesn’t lose the cute factor.  And this Foxy Friends Christmas card, I think, delivers that.  Easy, easy stamping even though there are four steps to the fox @ Christmas deer.  Now is the time to… Read More »

Another Thoughtful Branches handmade card – have you got yours yet?

  Limited Edition Thoughtful Branches Stamp Set and Dies I am having a bit of a shift in what are my favourite Stampin’ Up! colours.  Coming back in vogue for me are Elegant Eggplant and Wisteria Wonder.  And I have now added an addition to the combination – Mint Macaron. This window card has the… 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 »

New and Exclusive Thoughtful Branches Stamp Set and Dies Bundle

New and Exclusive Thoughtful Branches Bundle Thoughtful Branches by Stampin’ Up! is a fabulous set that I love (yes, I have a love affair with stamp sets!).   The images are lovely, the dies are so user friendly and the greetings are so versatile.  This is one of those bundles that make you look so creative – and don’t… Read More »