Today I have a cute little purse to share with you – just something a bit different.Now before i get on with the instructions for the purse, I need to remind you about the SUDSOL Blog Tour that I’m part of on 6th September. The Blog Tour will feature at least 3 projects on each blog using products from the Holiday Catalogue. So make sure you stop by and see all the inspiration. If you’re a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and… Read more »

I love this time of year as I seem to be able to catch up on my reading and with the post Christmas sales there have been some great bargains on books. We were always told to never dog ear a book to mark your place. I have a heap of bookmarks, somewhere 🙂This is a very easy corner bookmark and you can find the tutorial here.Supplies:Card – Very vanilla and Rich razzleberryPunches – Eyelet Border and Blossom Bouquet Triple… Read more »

here’s my latest creation. I think you’ll smile when I tell you where I got the template for this little box. Looks great doesn’t it? I think the red satin ribbon just tops it off too. Supplies: Template Scissors Scoring tool Adhesive – red sticky strip Ribbon – 5/8″ Real Red Satin Paper – Timeless Portrait DSP Method: Find something you can use as a template. In my case i used the box from Schick lady razor blades 🙂 Trace… Read more »

Here’s a very easy Advent Calendar that I made for a market I did last weekend. It doesn’t take long to make and you can pop something small, as a surprise, into each cup and when Christmas is over, you can use it to bake mini muffins and keep the Christmas magnets for next year.Recipe:Scraps of Jolly Holiday (retired but I had some left over :))Old Olive cardCherry Cobbler CardWhisper White Card Cherry Cobbler 1 1/4″ Striped Grosgrain ribbonMini Gle… Read more »

I haven’t done Tutorial Tuesday this week as I have my first Market Day as an Independent Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator, this coming Saturday.The details are as follows:Multiple Market MadnessSaturday 19th November 11am – 3pmGlenmore Park Youth & Community Centre, Luttrell Street – Glenmore Park(Next door to Glenmore Park Town Shopping Centre) If you’re in the area, please drop in and say hello and better still, wander around the hall and look at all the stalls. The ladies are raising funds… Read more »

I have a new lead and am doing a demonstration at her place tomorrow. She wanted to do Christmas, so I have made a hostess gift which I hope she will like. It’s a card box and i got the idea and pattern from Valita’s Designs & Fresh Folds. Please take a look at her site, she’s so talented.This is the closed version. I was going to try a belly band but decided the ribbon gave it a bit of… Read more »

All products and images are Stampin’ Up!® Here’s another project from my Big Shot 2 Class. The ladies enjoyed making this project. You could use it for any occasion. Recipe:120127 Silhouette Sentiments  (Level 1 Hostess Set)101301 Pretty in Pink Classic Stampin’Ppad $11.95106568 Pretty in Pink A4 Card Stock $13.95117152 Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack $37.95 114616 Whisper White 5/8″ (1.6 cm) Satin Ribbon $16.95104294 Sticky Strip $12.95117335 Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Folder $15.95 113462 Scallop Envelope* $42.95113439 Big Shot Die-Cutting… Read more »

All products and images are Stampin’ Up!® In my Big Shot Class 2 last week we made one of the little milk cartons. I decided to finish the project by making a little basket to hold 2 cartons in. The one outside the basket has a sentiment on it. These would be a great gift filled with little chocolates. Recipe:117310 Mini Milk Carton* $62.95113463 Top Note** $42.95119856 Scallop Oval Extra-Large $33.95119863 1-3/8″ x 5/8″ (3.5 x 1.6 cm) Oval Large… Read more »

 Last week I had 2 lovely little girls in my Stamp-A-Stack class. They made these lovely carrot boxes which hold those tiny Easter Eggs in them. Mind you I don’t know how longe the eggs actually lasted. I have to thank Valita for this project. Please head on over to her site and have a look at how these lovely little boxes were made. Valita’s Designs and Fresh Folds. Make sure you check out the rest of her awesome designs… Read more »

I made these cute little bookmarks – I’ll use them as a demonstration or in a Stamp-A-Stack in the future. They’re super easy to make and super quick as well. You can also use up some of your larger scraps of Designer Series Paper and some smaller scraps to make the embellishments. What ever you do, make sure you have fun making them 🙂 Recipe:6” x 6” Designer Series Paper Scor-Pal or bonefolder Products for embellishments Method: 1. Score your… Read more »