Tag Archives: cardmaking class

Collage Stamping Technique featuring Dragonfly Dreams bundle

Collage Stamping Technique Dragonfly Dreams has proved to be one of the most popular bundles from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue and it is certainly a favourite of mine.  This was one of the projects that I designed for the Better than Hallmark class last Friday night and features the Collage Stamping Technique.  The card does look… Read More »

A Crafty Paper Bees First – three day Winter Craft Retreat

    Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat This is a fabulous opportunity to craft, with no ‘hurries or worries’, loads of laughter, whilst sharing ideas with new and old friends, and at the same time enjoying some amazing creative therapy time.  Book a table for all your crafting friends.  Everyone welcome, no matter what… Read More »

The Oh So Delicate Dragonfly Dreams March Creative Class

Dragonfly Dreams featuring background techniques -Better than Hallmark Creative Class The Dragonfly Dreams bundle is featured at my technique Creative Class.  Time: 10am-12md ($17) and 7pm- 9pm  ($17)  Friday 24 March 2017  (this class has been rescheduled).  The class will be at my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects: three technique class featuring backgrounds (stamped, sponged and watercoloured)… Read More »

New February classes released today

Two new February Classes for Cardmaking just released I am asked regularly how to take your cardmaking to another level – the answer is my Creative Classes for Cardmakers.  Classes allow you to play with all the fabulous new products, learn how to use them properly as well as all those tips and tricks to… Read More »

Santa’s Sleigh Z Fold Card

Santa’s Sleigh Z Fold Card for Christmas This is another project from my Christmas Extravaganza Creative Class.   It is a CASE from Kelly Kent.  Sorry that this card was not posted in time for Christmas but there was a glitch in the scheduling  of the post.  The Santa’s Sleigh is on the carry-over list… Read More »

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler I love creating framed samplers and if it is a Christmas sampler it is even more fun.  I designed this framed sampler for my Christmas Extravaganza Creative Class, an all day event which gave us plenty of time to make it.  I think it was the most popular project for the event.… Read More »

Handmade Christmas gifts – my Christmas Extravaganza is here

Looking for fabulous handmade Christmas gifts, this is the solution These projects are so good that you won’t want to part with them.  But if you are strong, after this creative class you will have the following to share: Christmas Sampler featuring Santa’s Sleigh bundle (made to fit the 9x 9″ Ikea frame) ‘Z’ fold… 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 »

Simple handmade cards can still wow!

Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue Launch I am now heading into the busiest part of the Stampin’ Up! season. There is lots to do as I try to share as much as I can to inspire everyone in the leadup to Christmas.  Last Saturday and Sunday were my Christmas launches.  They were so much fun and… Read More »

Celebrate World Card Making Day

World Card Making Day  Super Specials Do you remember the last time you received a card in the mail? In a sea of junk mail and bills, a card is a simple thing that really stands out to the person who receives it.  Sending a card is a small gesture that shows just how much… Read More »

Crafty Paper Bees Christmas Charity Workshop proudly supporting beyondblue

Christmas Charity Card Workshop proudly supporting beyondblue Every year my team of demonstrators  host a fundraising event to raise much needed funds for a worthwhile charity.  This year we are proudly supporting beyondblue, another cause very close to my heart.  Three million Australians are living with depression or anxiety. The Crafty Paper Bees Christmas Charity Workshop  is… Read More »

Flourishing Phrases Better than Hallmark September Creative Class

Flourishing Phrases September Better than Hallmark  Creative Class I really have been spoilt for choice as to what to showcase in my classes – I am running out of classes but not wonderful products.  This is another of my favourites from the 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue, Flourishing Phrases Bundle. As always the sentiments can be… Read More »

Jar of Love Bundle Creative Class

  Jar of Love Bundle September Technique Teaser Creative Class – Sunday 18 September I have been dying to use this bundle in a class.  When I first saw it in the 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue, I couldn’t wait to use it – but I got a little waylaid on the way with lots… 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 »