AN UPDATE It has been a bit slow online at the moment as my website was compromised and still has not been fully repaired. But the site is completely safe to browse. It was down for over a week. Am working on updating the website to resolve the outstanding issues. Hence why this post is… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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.
Graceful Glass Designer Vellum Global Stampers Challenge This month’s Global Stampers’ Blog Hop Challenge is a 3 D project. I sometimes struggle with 3 D projects – not always does something creative quickly pop into my head and this month it was no different. But I do always have a soft spot for candles and… Read More »
Check out the free video tutorial featuring the Lovely Floral Dynamic Embossing Folder Gatefold Easel Card (that is a mouthful!). The unique patterned pearlised paper used in this card is an absolute feature. The DSP and embossing folder are part of a limited time early release bundle containing FREE products that you will not want to miss.
We Must Celebrate Easter Card Do you ever have to create a card but you didn’t have any of the ingredients you need? Well, that was me for this project. The April Global Stampers challenge was ‘Easter’. In our family Easter is big but I don’t own any Easter stamp sets and only own… Read More »
I love bringing you projects that are super simple and easy that both beginner and the experienced paper crafters will enjoy. This is one of the projects – how to make a Bon Bon with the Envelope Punch Board. Bon Bons can be so useful for gift wrapping that awkwardly shaped present, especially if it is round, long and skinny. To make it even easier for you, I have put together a video tutorial for you. The Envelope Punch Board is one of my favourite tools ever because it is so simple to use.
Eastern Palace Mini Album Tutorial I have always had a soft spot for mini albums – they are handmade from the heart and only a few photos have to be added to make a beautiful keepsake. And they often bring tears to the eyes of recipients (well, they do to me when I receive one). … Read More »
Super Simple Party Panda Silver Mini Gable Box with Rosette Sometimes some projects just come to you. I loved these mini gable boxes from when I first saw them in the new Stampin’ Up! 2018 Occasions Catalogue and I couldn’t wait to decorate them. They are so easy to make look fabulous with a strip… Read More »
Global Stampers January Bog Hop – Myths & Magic Suite Hello and welcome to our January blog hop. This month we are sharing our favourite products from the 2018 Occasions Catalogue. It was easy for me to pick the Myths & Magic Suite. My niece had given birth to a son, Tyler. Excitingly, this was the first male… Read More »
A Special Handmade Christmas Gift Every year I design a project that I can use as that ‘one special gift’. And I know just who is going to be the recipient of this handmade Framed Christmas Tree featuring the Merry Music Specialty Designer Series Paper. Last year I made a framed sampler featuring the Santa’s Sleigh… Read More »
The Year-End Sales Event Is Coming Soon We’re wishing 2017 a fond farewell by throwing a Year-End Sales Event in its honour! In just a few short days, you’ll be drooling over the special deals on select retiring and surplus items while supplies last. I want to warn you that many of these items will… Read More »