Wired Ribbon Bow Today I’m bringing you a quick tutorial on Wired Ribbon Bow and how I tie it. It’s just one way I have found works to tie a plain bow around a card box, or gift. Have a look at what Stampin’ Up! have done with their ribbon: Looks great, doesn’t it? It’s so easy to use this ribbon and therefore so way to use up and make gifts look extra special. The gifts don’t have to be for… Read more »

Billie Bows are named after my friend Billie Moan who ‘invented’ them. Billie is a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in U.S.A. and she has her own video on how to make these. I thought I’d have a try at making them and do a video of my attempt. Billie Bows Here’s the close up I show at the beginning of the video and it’s made from loops of Linen Thread: All those wonderful loops give the bows such fullness and add… Read more »

High Tide Dad

For The Guys Hello and welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop with the Latte Girls. This week we’re looking at projects ‘For The Guys’ as in Australia it’s Fathers’ Day soon. Make sure you visit the other blogs in the hop this week: Leonie Narelle Now Stampin’ Up! have so many products suitable for making ‘For The Guys’ projects with and today I have made a card and a box to place something special in – could be movie… Read more »

Watercolor Wash

Watercolor Wash Watercolor Wash. This video will show you how I made a coloured wash background on this Designer Series Paper. I saw this technique demonstrated by Carolyn Bennie, so thanks to her I’m doing my version for you here today. Would you like to see more card techniques from me? Please subscribe to my channel. Thank you for supporting me. I do appreciate it. Now I know Inside the Lines has retired so try using Just Add Color Designer… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Eastern Palace Suite Freshly Brewed Projects Eastern Palace Suite. Welcome to another Blog Hop with the Latte Girls and this week we’re focusing on Freshly Brewed Projects Eastern Palace Suite. Now make sure you visit the other blogs in the hop to see their wonderful inspiration: Leonie Narelle Here are my projects for this week’s hop: This first one utilises our Clear Tiny Treat Boxes which are about a 2″ cube and you can fill with lots of tiny… Read more »

Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop – this  is a gorgeous NEW suite of products and we can give you a peek at them now during the ESAD Blog Hop. You’ll be amazed at the effects you can achieve with this suite. You can choose to order bundles with FREE product, see below for more details. Don’t forget if you order online, to use the  HOSTESS CODE ( NN27SQJQ), to receive and extra little gift from me. So… Read more »

Bunny Box  Bunny Box (Video) is made with the Gift Bag Punch Board and Layering Ovals with a couple of punches as well. I do apologise for the length of the Video, but I wanted to show you all steps. Once you’ve made one the others will follow very quickly. The Blushing Bride Box was my prototype so there are a few blemishes, shall we say. However, by the time I got to the Soft Sky one in the Video I… Read more »

Easter Gift Box Today’s post is an Easter Gift Box which could be used as a gift for any occasion really. Now this Easter Gift Box is also a bag so you can make it to suit your needs.  It’s a quick and simple gift to make and would also be good for markets and vendor fairs. This box is quick and easy and you can make it with or without Designer Series Paper (Patterned Paper). Watch the Video for… Read more »

Team Gifts For On Stage Team Gifts For On Stage. I had so much fun creating these and then handing them out to my wonderful Team Members. These members were able to join me at On Stage Local in Sydney this past weekend. Watch Out – Big Announcement About!! They were made using the 2016 – 2018 In Color 12″ x 12″ Card Stock and some Whisper White. I also used the 2016 – 2018 In Color Ruched Ribbon. I used… Read more »

Lift Me Up Sweets Last week was the last of my Sale-A-Bration Bundle Virtual Classes and one of the Videos I did for the class was ‘Lift Me Up Sweets”. A box using Sale-A-Bration Carried Away Designer Series Paper and the Lift Me Up Bundle as well as the Thoughtful Banners Bundle and You’re So Sweet stamp set. The Belly Band shows off the hot air balloon from the Lift Me Up Bundle and the sentiment was made using the… Read more »