WINNERS ANNOUNCED 1. Winner of the Blog Candy for the comment was …. Sharon. 2. Winner of the ‘Follow Me’ Blog Candy was … Glenda. Thank you everyone for participating. Pop back tomorrow to see samples of what these 2 have won. Remember, your creativeness is only limited by your imagination. Keep smiling and until next we share …

SALE-A-BRATION  – January 25 to March 31st. This is Stampin’ Up!®’s BIG annual sale.   For every A$100. you spend between the above dates (before shipping & handling), you will earn a free stamp set. This new catalogue has some beautiful new stamp sets exclusive to this special campaign only.      Therefore, if you placed a $300 order, not only do you get the traditional Stampin’ Up! hostess benefits (one free Level One stamp set, $30 in free merchandise), you would… Read more »

Just a quick post to everyone. I will announce the Blog Candy winners on the weekend. I’m sorry the announcement is late but the temperatures have been unbearable here, so I haven’t spent much time on line now I’m back at work and no time at all creating as my studio bears the brunt of the heat.Now don’t forget about Sale-A-Bration – scroll down to see the special offers I have going and don’t forget you get to choose a… Read more »

Don’t forget I have blog candy to give away. Here’s the deal:- 1. Sign Up to follow this blog by 1st February 2011. You could win a Stampin’ Up!® Textured Impressions folder and 4 of my handmade cards 2. Leave me a comment (and your email address in the comment so I can contact you) on one of my projects before 1 February 2011 and you could win a small Stampin’ Up!® stamp and 2 of my handmade cards. So… Read more »

Recipe: All products are Stampin’ Up!® Stamp set: Teeny Tiny Sentiments Card: Baja Breeze; So Saffron; Poppy Parade; Whisper White Ribbon: Real Red Grosgrain Classic Stampin’ Ink: Poppy Parade Big Shot and Finial Press Textured Impressions folder Punches: Tag and Slot (retired) Adhesive This card was a bit of an experiment using the Colour Coach. I took a liking to Poppy Parade and thought I’d like to make a card with it. So the Colour Coach suggests So Saffron and… Read more »

Recipe: Card: Naturals Ivory; Early Espresso; Basic Black Ribbon: Basic Black Classic Stampin’ Pad – Soft Suede Stamp Sets: A Sense of Time and Fresh Cuts (sentiment)) Modern Tag Punch Dimensionals Adhesive Technique: Aged Tile Here’s a male themed card, using A Sense of Time stamp set again. I inked up the gears stamp and then stamped it a few times around the card before re-inking. Sponge the edges. Decide how many ‘tiles’ you want and cut the card as… Read more »

Recipe: Card: Naturals Ivory; Early Espresso; Basic Black Ribbon: Basic Black Tag Classic Stampin’ Pad – Soft Suede Stamp Set: A Sense of Time Adhesive Sponge I struggle making male themed cards usually but this stamp set makes it very easy. I inked up the gears stamp and then stamped it a few times around the card before re-inking. Sponge the edges and put the ribbon on and you’re done. I added the tag for a sentiment or a name… Read more »

Recipe: Stamp Set: Love Defined Stampin’ Write Markers: Basic Black; Bravo Burgundy; Regal Rose Classic Stampin’ Pad: Whisper White Craft ink Punch: Heart Border Punch Ribbon: Whisper White Grosgrain Card: Whisper White; Bravo Burgundy; Pink Pirouette This is such a great stamp set, not just for Valentine’s Day. I have made this card to encourage you to think of different ways of using this set. Here are some of my suggestions: Valentines’ Day Anniversary Mothers’ Day Birthday (check yesterday’s post… Read more »

Recipe: Stamp Sets: Love Defined; Punch Bunch (sentiment) Card: Whisper White; Night of Navy; Bashful Blue Classic Stampin’ Pad: Night of Navy Stampin’ Write Markers: Pear Pizzazz; Bashful Blue; Basic Black Ribbon: Whisper White Grosgrain Punches: Eyelet Border; Scallop Square Do you like my ‘adlib’ plants on the right of the tree? I got a bit carried away and put the ribbon on before I stamped the images (don’t know where my head was at). Next time I’ll create the… Read more »

My good friend and upline, Leonie Schroder bestowed this award on me. Receiving awards like this always make me feel special and that what I share online is appreciated by so many. Thanks so much Leonie for the award and for your friendship. Pop on over and view Leonie’s Blog. Now as part of this award I need to share 8 things about myself and to pass this award onto 8 bloggers and let them know they too have been… Read more »