Welcome to my new posting for the weekends. I’ve called it Weekend Blend as it could be anything paper craft related – hence the blend. Anyway, I hope you like it as a new feature. I held an Occasions Catalogue launch the other night and a lovely group of ladies attended. Everyone received a little “thank you” gift with a small chocolate inside. You can’t have a party without chocolate 🙂 This little treat pouch is made using the new… Read more »

Time for another Tool Time Thursday. This week it’s brought to you by Stampin’ Up!’s Envelope Punch Board again. I just so love this tool for its versatility and portability. It’s very light weight and has a scorer built-in as well as a corner rounder and the basic instructions on how to make envelopes. Close up of instructions for making envelopes Close up showing corner rounder and scoring guide So, what can you make with the Stampin’ Up!® Envelope Punch… Read more »

I’m going to bring you a Tool Time segment each week and hopefully on a Thursday. This week’s Tool Time is brought to you by the Envelope Punch Board This is such a versatile tool. I always tell my customers to not purchase products unless they can get many uses from them. I want my customers to get real value for money. Stampin’ Up! always give you value for money, but this little tool has so many possibilities. It will… Read more »

Welcome to another ESAD Blog Hop. This one is to celebrate the new Occasions Mini-Catalogue. So, sit back with your favourite cuppa and hop along and see what projects all the ESAD members have to share with you. What is ESAD? ESAD stands for “Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators” and it is an on-line group just for Australian and New Zealand Stampin’ Up! demonstrators. We love what we do & love to share with our customers, friends, and wonderful blog visitors. We… Read more »

I’ve spent some time today creating projects with Happy Watercolor Stamp Set in the Occasions Catalogue. This is in preparation for the ESAD Blog Hop which kicks off tomorrow at 10am. So, pop back then to see what 26 Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators have to share with your from the Occasions Catalogue. It will be AWESOME I promise. Happy Watercolour is the stamp set  I have chosen to use for the Blog Hop and I thought I’d just give you… Read more »

Welcome to another Monday Makes and this week I’m joined by the lovely Leonie Schroder from Stamp A Latte. Leonie and I will team together every Monday to share with you some special Stampin’ Up! products and ways you can use them. So sit back with your favourite hot or cold cuppa and see what we have for you today. Today we’ve decided to bring you some projects from the current Sale-a-bration Brochure. You can earn free products with a… Read more »

I just thought I’d share these little post-it note holders we made today as make and takes. We used mostly supplies from the current Sale-a-bration Brochure. Pool Party card cut to just 2″ x 5″ and scored at 1.5″, 2″ and 3.5″ and 4″ Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper cut to 1.75″ x 4.75″ Vintage Trinkets brads Banner Blast stamp set Banner Punch Twine from Sweet Sorbet Accessory kit Ink – Basic Grey, Crisp Cantaloupe and Summer Starfruit Non SU… Read more »

The first Friday of every month is my Club night. The projects at this class typically focus on techniques and we look at different ways of using only a few products. Last night our product focus was on: Flower Shop Stamp Set The Pansy Punch which teams with the Flower Shop stamp set These 2 products team together nicely and Stampin’ Up! have bundled them together for you so you can save 15% if you buy them both together. For… Read more »

I just love this time of year when Stampin’ Up! release the Sale-A-Bration brochure for the year. This is a win for everyone. If you host a party you get extra hostess dollars with a qualifying party. If you join Stampin’ Up! you get an extra $20 to spend towards your kit. Plus there are extra benefits if you join my team, Krafty Owlz – contact me to find out more. Plus if you’re a customer, for every $90 you… Read more »

I’m hoping this will become a new regular feature of my site. Today I’m sharing with you more from the Geometrical Stamp Set in the new Occasions Catalogue This is a great little triangular box which is very easy to make. I’ve CASED this from Connie Collins at Constantly Stamping. SUPPLIES: Card – Basic Black and Whisper White Stamp set – Geometrical Stamp Set Ink – Crisp Cantaloupe, Pool Party, Sahara Sand and Summer Starfruit as well as Black Jet… Read more »