This month the Latte Girls are swapping Sweet Treat. Now this idea came from Brenda Quintana from Qbees Quest who made some smaller ones for Hershey Chocolates. I made these ones so they would fit the treats you can buy in bags of mixed chocolates. Mine has the little Dairy Milk Chocolate in them. Card 2 3/4″ x 3 1/8″ – Crumb Cake Score at 3/8″; 1 3/8″; 1 3/4″ and 2 3/4″ Stamp Reindeer in Soft Suede on Crumb Cake… Read more »

Welcome to another Tip Thursday and your tip this week is another use for the Envelope Punch Board. I promised you yesterday, I would share with you how I made the little Gift Box which isn’t so little really as it measures when finished 2 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ and 4 1/2″ high so it will fit quite a bit in it. So this is the one I’m making today in the video. I’ve still used Candy Cane Lane Designer… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls are bringing you inspiration using the Envelope Punch Board. Now call me biased but I do think this should be a tool in everyone’s kit. It makes more than just envelopes. Item # 133774 for $32 Bargain!! Anyway onto my project for today and I do hope you’re not expecting an envelope because I have a Gift Box for you.  It’s finished size is 2 1/2″ wide x 2 3/4″ deep and 4 1/2″ high so… Read more »

Last week I went to Stampin’ Up!’s On Stage Live in Brisbane. It was so much fun plus we learnt a lot too. We caught up with friends and made new acquaintances and received lots of free gifts. These are the gifts I made for my Krafty Owlz Team members who were able to make it – Linda, Kay and Jenny. Plus I had 2 roomies, so I made them each the same gift but in a different colour. I… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls are going traveling and some of us really have travelled from our homes to Brisbane, Queensland for On Stage Live!! Oh what fun!!. Anyway, everyone knows when you travel you need to take your tablet or idevice or maybe even your lap top so I have a special bag just for that. Now this little bag is a Becky Roberts design and it’s just gorgeous, even if I do say so myself. It’s made from… Read more »

I have two projects for you today, both for Halloween and both fairly quick for your last-minute preparations. Whisper White: 3 x 3 Basic Black: 4 ¼ x 4 ½ (for inside bag) Pop of Pink DSP: 4 ¼ x ¾ Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper: 4 ¼ x ¾ Halloween Night DSP: 10 x 2 (scored at 2” and 6 ¾”) Stamp “Happy Halloween” stamp in Basic Black on Whisper White Cardstock. Colour with Markers and fussy cut out with… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls’ are bring you some Sweet Treat Packaging ideas. This is a great time to be thinking about this gearing up for Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas. Make sure you check out the wonderful inspiration from Leonie and Narelle too. I have a few little packages today which have been made using the Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper and the Scallop Tag Topper Punch. Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper  #141981  A$19.25 and Scallop Tag Topper… Read more »

A friend gave me a jar and asked if I ould come up with a decoration for it as she wanted to make some to give to staff at the end of the year. So this is what I designed using Stampin’ Up! products. The flowers on top in Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla were cut using the Botanical Builder Framelit Dies and adhered with Glue Dots. When the jar opens, the flowers stay on the jar lid. The tag… Read more »

Being part of the Stampin’ Up! family has many benefits and one is the wonderful friendships you make both online and in person. Just look at this lovely gift I received from another Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, the gorgeous and thoughtful Debbie Blake. Debbie has used quite a number of different products to complete these projects focussing on the Irresistibly Floral Specialty Designer Series Paper. The card has a base of Sweet Sugarplum then a layer of Silver Foil before adding… Read more »

Welcome to another Freebie Friday and this week I bring you something a little different again, a self-closing box. Read on for all the important information: Measurements: Sweet Sugarplum Cardstock: 8-1/2” x 6” plus scrap for tag Whisper White Cardstock: scrap for tag Blooms & Bliss DSP: 2 pieces each 3-3/4” x 3-3/4” and 2 pieces each 3-3/4” x 3/4″ Instructions: With Sweet Sugarplum cardstock, score as follows: Score short edge at 1” and 5” Score long edge at 4”… Read more »