Monthly Archives: October 2016

October Global Stampers thank you cards

Thank You Cards from around the globe From around the globe come some great thank you cards.  Whilst we all had the same theme ‘thank you cards’, we all went in a different direction.  My card was posted a couple of day ago.   I thought that I would feature a thank you gift – an… Read More »

Let’s celebrate together and you get the treats!

It is now four years since I signed up as a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Today is my 4th anniversary as a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.  And yes, it is a good day. I am sure you have guessed by now how much I love what I do. But do you ever wonder why I like it… Read More »

Handmade Christmas Cards made easy

Christmas Card Buffet for your Handmade Christmas Cards For the first time ever, I am holding a Christmas card buffet.  This is different from a Stamp-a-Stack class as you get to pick which cards you would like to make.  Now you can easily create amazing handmade Christmas cards that will WOW all your friends, colleagues… Read More »

Stitched Shapes Framelits – Stampin’ Up! have surprised me with this new release and special offer

Resistance is futile for these Stitched Shapes Framelits Now these are amazing.  I was a little cool about the Stitched Shapes Framelits (say that fast three times!) at the start but once I had a look at the video I was hooked.  Can’t wait to be able to order them.  And no, there is no sewing… Read More »

Presents & Pinecones November Kit

  Presents & Pinecones ‘From Picture to Page’ November Kit Creative Class Time: 10am-1pm  11 November 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. Bring along… Read More »

DIY gift for Christmas

Looking for that DIY gift for Christmas At this time of the year I am always on the lookout for fabulous and easy DIY gift ideas to share (and of course, to use myself).  This emery board holder was inspired by one created by Kerstin Kreis.  What I love about it most, is how easy it… Read More »

Making a Difference the Stampin’ Up! way

Crafty Paper Bees making a difference! Twice a year, the Crafty Paper Bees (my team of demonstrators) support a worthy cause.  This year it was beyondblue.  There is always a lot of hard work involved in hosting a Charity Day – but then again, nothing that is that worthwhile is going to come easy.  In preparation,… Read More »

Merry Mice come alive for Christmas!

Merry Mice Better than Hallmark/Just Cards Creative Class Time: 10am-12md Friday 21 October 2016 ($16) and 7pm- 9pm  ($16 as a special offer, free with a qualifying order night class only)     Location: my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects:  Two cards featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Merry Mice Stamp Set – featured techniques – colouring with… Read More »

In a card sketch, simplicity is the king

Can simple be a big winner in a card sketch? I love a good card sketch – and these are fabulous.  They are super simple and use Stampin’ Up!’s fabulous Designer Series Paper (double sided patterned paper).   These can be used to create multiple cards in no time at all. You may have noticed that I have been… Read More »