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 »

Do you find yourself mailing out cards after the date or just before and not having enough time to make something for that special person? Well this class is designed to get you organised. It’s a 3 hour class and you make the complete tote and choose 3 cards to make as well. The tote has a little front pouch for postage stamps and a place to store your pen. So everything is ready for you to be organised. Each… Read more »

One of my classes made the candle above – well the decorated the candle to be more precise. SUPPLIES: 1 Candle Ribbon – Silver 1/8″ Stamp Set – Festive Flourish Ink – Silver Encor Embossing Powder – Silver Tissue Paper Baking Paper Heat Gun Stamped and embossed the tissue paper and cut around the snowflake. Don’t cut with a die as the tissue paper is too thin and will rip. Place glue on the back of the image and adhere… Read more »

We used the Season of Style DSP, Early Espresso and Whisper White Card to make this cute little box. Also used were – Cherry Cobbler 1″ (2.5 cm)  Stitched edge Grosgrain Ribbon, Label Bracket Punch, Cherry Cobbler Ink and the Tags 4 You stamp set. We also made the following package We’ve used Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler Card along with the Season of Style DSP. This is just really a little bag that is sort of squished in at the sides… Read more »

Today I’m sharing another ornament that we made at one of the Christmas classes I held recently. This one is made from metal shim, that I purchased from an USA supplier. It’s been a great hit with the ladies making these ornaments. The metal shim used was blue on one side and silver on the other. We used the Festive Flurry Framelits to cut the shim into the snowflakes. We alternated the blue with the silver and used hot glue… Read more »

Well, my apologies for being so neglectful of my blog lately. I just don’t know where the time goes. This is the first of a few scheduled posts on Christmas Projects I’ve been making with my lovely customers. I’ve held 2 special Christmas Project Days and these ornaments were made at the second of the days. I purchased the plastic baubles from Spotlight. We used strips of Season of Style DSP to make tight coils which we dropped through the… Read more »

My love affair with the Envelope Punch Board continues. Seriously, if you don’t yet own one of these you don’t know what you’re missing. Details – Item # 133774   Cost A$31.95 + shipping Go to my Online Store to order yours today. Click here. I’ve made some more little projects using the Envelope Punch Board – these are not my ideas. Just type into a search engine “Envelope Punch Board” and it will bring up a ton of videos showcasing projects that… Read more »

This was a great class for stamping techniques. The Swallowtail Background Stamp is large enough to fill a standard sized card front. It’s a beautiful and timeless image that is wonderful as a focal point or background image for cards, scrapbooks and decor. The combination of the size and line art make it an ideal stamp for a variety of stamping techniques such as – resist techniques; watercolouring; thumping; heat embossing; colouring with markers; multi-coloured stamping; baby wipe techniques and… Read more »

Here I am with another post. I’ve finally finished cleaning and tidying my craft studio and decided to celebrate by creating = messing it up again. Today I made a Tea Light Candle Holder which will be one of the items in my Christmas Gift, Pretty Packages and Home Decor Workshop to be held on 24th November, 2013.  Top View Side View showing the petals turned up SUPPLIES: Big Shot Flower Folds XL Bigz Die (retired) Pretty Print Textured Impressions… Read more »