Tag Archives: Birthday Blooms

Handmade Birthday cards are special

Handmade Birthday cards From the previous post you have probably realised that I have just had a special birthday – and what was special about it other than it was an ‘oh’ birthday? I was able to spend time with my fabulous family and friends.  Lots of my friends are very creative (not all of… 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 »

Birthday Bouquet Card in a box – how to make someone swoon with just a card.

Yes, there are some cards more special than others and a ‘card in a box’ is always special.  Why? cause it is 3-D, it pops open to reveal a multilayered card obviously made with love.  And whilst they are not difficult to make once you know how, there is a fair amount of work involved… Read More »

All the news and photos from the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Charity Card Day Fundraiser

Crafty Paper Bees community does it again Well, our third Charity Card Day, this time supporting the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation, is done and dusted.  What a success it was.  To date over $1200 has been raised with still more donations to be added to our kitty.  Twenty-nine generous ladies attended the event at the Salisbury… Read More »

Looking for that special gift for that special person – I have the solution with this unique card holder

This card holder is probably my favourite project (ever?????) and is a combined CASE of projects by Di Barnes and Patty Bennett.  I fell in love when I first saw the card holder and it never fails to impress – a decorated folder with four notecards and envelopes.  It is in line with the KISS principle… 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 »

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 »