I loved this Designer Series Paper and had just enough left to complete this layout. I know it’s retired but I think it suits the photos well. Stampin’ Up!® have such beautiful Designer Series Papers. I used Rich Razzleberry ink on the title and yes, that is a fabric heart. I found it in my sewing stash and thought it suited the layout. The photos are of my twins sister, Carolyn, and i way back when we were young. I’m… Read more »

I have to demonstrations coming up on the weekend and decided to make this card for the Make and Take.Recipe:Card – Whisper White; Pink Pirouette DSP – Regal RoseClassic Stampin’ Ink – Regal Rose (sentiment); Pink Pirouette (butterfly)Big Shot & Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions embossig folderPunch – Corner Rounder; ButterflyStamp sets – Flight of the Butterfly; Well ScriptedAdhesiveDimensionalsRibbon – Whisper White There are other stamp sets that would suit this card – Punch Potpourri; So Happy For You; A… Read more »

This little card was fun to make.  Recipe: Card – Regal Rose; Whisper White; Early Espresso Daffodil Delight DSP Stamp Sets – Punch Bunch; Priceless Rhinestones 5/8″ wide ribbon Early Espresson Punches – Scallop Circle; Circle Classic Stampin’ Ink – Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Markers – Delightful Daffodil; Regal Rose; Certainly CeleryI usually put a piece of copy paper cut to size and folded, inside the card for a sentiment or message. I did this  and then used the scallop… Read more »

I promised you all a sneak peek at some of the prizes that I’m giving away for the Blog Candy. So here is a very quick peek at them. I’ll post more details and pictures tomorrow. (Did a 12 hour day at work and I’m a bit tired :)) These are just 4 of the cards I have made as part of the Blog Candy prizes. I’ll show you the rest during the week. I don’t want to spoil the… Read more »

 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 »