ANZAC DAY What is ANZAC Day? ANZAC Day – 25 April – is probably Australia’s most important national occasion. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. What does ANZAC stand for? ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The soldiers in those forces quickly became known as ANZACs, and the pride they took in that name endures to this day. Why is this… Read more »

Vellum Stamp Layering Video Vellum Stamp Layering Video – this video will show you how using just one ink colour and layering your images can give you quite a bit of depth and alternate colours in your project. You can use this technique with any multi-step stamping set and it would work particularly well with clear mount or wood mount stamps as well as the photopolymer stamps. Watch the video to see how easy it is:  I hope you don’t… Read more »

ESAD Retirement Blog Hop ESAD Retirement Blog Hop – there are so many wonderful products on the retirement list, but be quick as it’s only while stocks last. So I’m glad you made it here to hop along for another wonderful ESAD Blog Hop. Now I’ve checked the retirement list and the stamp sets and punches I have used are still available. So this set is Kinda Eclectic with Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder ink with… Read more »

WWYS #112 Carousel Birthday WWYS #112 Carousel Birthday. Happy weekend to you all and I’m here with another challenge entry today for WWYS #112 Carousel Birthday. I just love this set from the current Occasions Catalogue and it is still available in Clear Mount or Wood Mount. I decided to create a bit of a scene with this set and used masking as a technique as well as some splattering with the Gold Wink of Stella.  I’ve also used my Blender… Read more »

Splattering Technique Video Splattering Technique Video – this video will showcase several forms of splattering to create backgrounds for your card making or other paper craft projects. I used the paint brush or toothbrush splattering as a background to this card which I have made for a friend. I used Berry Burst and Fresh Fig which are 2017 – 2019 In Colors. I’ve then used Sheltering Tree to ‘make a picture’ with Crumb Cake, Tranquil Tide, Berry Burst and Fresh… Read more »

Daisy Delight Daisy Delight is a wonderful new stamp set in the 2017 – 2018 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue. My good friend Leonie Schroder was asked to demonstrate this sweet suite at On Stage Local in Sydney this month. I loved it so much I had to buy it in my Product Purchase Premiere which is open to Demonstrators who attend an On Stage Local or Live event. Needless to say my BBB (Big Brown Box) with my PPP (Product… Read more »

Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles sounds like someone is having a birthday and they’ve invited me for Cake and Coffee. Well it’s not quite my birthday yet but the Latte Girls are celebrating this week with all things Cake and Candles. I have a sneak peek of some new products in this post This is a set called Birthday Delivery Stamp Set #143660 which has 23 photopolymer stamps in the set. Combine this… Read more »

Generational Stamping Video Generational Stamping Video or Stamping Off Technique is such an easy technique and is also fun to do when creating your own backgrounds for your stamping. Watch the video to see how easy this technique is to do: Don’t want to miss another episode on my You Tube Chanel? Subscribe today. Thanks. Great technique, isn’t it? I do hope you have a try and let me know how it works out for you. Email me a photo of… Read more »

Retirement List Retirement List. Wow a great sale on retiring items which you won’t want to miss. I’ll share a couple of projects. I’ve made in the past with retiring products, so you have some idea of how you can use them. Make great shaker cards using the #142823 Balloon Adventures Photopolymer Stamp Set was $46.75 NOW $38.25 saving 15%.  Combine it with #142753 Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits Dies was $56 NOW $44.60 saving 20%. Both these projects feature #142832 (clear) Carousel Birthday and #142829… Read more »

Thumping Technique Video Thumping Technique Video – this is quite an easy technique which has been done before , however I thought I’d do it with a current stamp set. It is quite effective and can give your solid image stamps a littler different look. Here’s my sample card: This is the Floral Phrases Stamp Set and will be my ‘thank you’ customer cards for April. Here’s the video: I hope you liked the video and it’s the first in my… Read more »