When we make projects we like to be quite thrifty with the products we use so we ultimately save money to spend on more new products, right? Well today a fellow demonstrator posted a message on a forum about placement of the Curvy Keepsake Box Die Thinlit on an A4 sheet of card. I’ve always cut my card in half and layered them together and cut 2 at once and this makes 1 complete box. Today I worked out you… Read more »

It’s the beginning of a new week, so that means Leonie and I have another instalment of Monday Makes for you. This week we’re using the Bright and Beautiful stamp set and the Star Framelits. Don’t forget to pop over to Leonie’s site to see what she has to share. I know it will be stunning and a little birdie may have told me there’s a box involved. My first share is a double time stamping Christmas card using the… Read more »

Stampin’ Up! have in their Holiday Catalogue this great new framelit called the Curvy Keepsake Box. It’s a marvellous little box which can be made into a myriad of things. It will also nicely hold 2 tea light candles or one votive candle, chocolates, jewellery etc so is great for those small gifts. Here is a sample of the items I’ve made with the Curvy Keepsake Box Framelit These will feature in an upcoming Christmas Class I will be holding… Read more »

I love it when I can bring you not only a Monday Makes with Leonie, post but a bargain as well. We decided to use as our inspiration this week, the Big Shot Bundles that Stampin’ Up! has a promotion until the end of August. So, I have chosen Celebrating Chalk Talk. I love this bundle for its versatility. If you look back a few posts, you’ll see I used it on Mason Jars for Fathers’ Day Gift ideas –… Read more »

Here are this week’s great deals. Orders for these close at 11.50pm Tuesday 19th August, 2014. You can order online through my online store or you can contact me to make an order. BASIC BLACK 3/4″ CHEVRON RIBBON Price: $15.95 $11.96 CHEVRON TEXTURED IMPRESSIONS EMBOSSING FOLDER Price: $13.95 $10.46 ROSETTE DESIGNER BIGZ XL DIE Price: $69.95 $52.46 BIG SHOT Price: $149.95 BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL STARS WOOD-MOUNT BUNDLE   Price: $87.25 CELEBRATING CHALK TALK WOOD-MOUNT BUNDLE Price: $74.50 DECORATIVE GOODIES WOOD-MOUNT… Read more »

Monday means it’s Monday Makes time and this week Lusing the Hamburger die. So here is my first Hamburger Box die made up. You can use Fast Fuse or Glue Dots to hold it together after burnishing all the scores well. I filled this one with Ferrero Rochers which look extra delicious against the Blackberry Bliss background. I then decided to see what else I could make out of this die and came up with this Crocodile/Alligator looking box. One… Read more »

BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL STARS CLEAR-MOUNT BUNDLE Price: $75.50 CELEBRATING CHALK TALK CLEAR-MOUNT BUNDLE Price: $65.95 DECORATIVE GOODIES CLEAR-MOUNT BUNDLE Price: $62.75 FLOWERY DAYDREAM CLEAR-MOUNT BUNDLE Price: $82.25 SUMTHIN’ WITH BUBBLY WORDS WOOD-MOUNT BUNDLE Price: $58.50 Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to see what else I have to share. If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! Product to complete your paper crafting projects, please shop at my online store. Remember, your… Read more »

I have a different type of share for you today. This is a traditional scrapbook page layout which is 12″ x 12″ and features stamps and the Hive Thinlit. It shows how versatile your dies, framelits and thinlits can be. This is my son, Michael when he was about 2 years old. he is my younger twin. Isn’t he just gorgeous – he’s now 28. I will catch up on my traditional scrapbooking one day. So this page uses the… Read more »

Stampin’ Up! Sell the Big Shot and the Textured Boutique. What’s the difference? Big Shot – cuts and embosses. Cutting and embossing from wafer thin dies to XL dies plus all Textured Impressions Embossing Folders. At $149.95 a bargain for what it can do. Hold a A$600 party and get it for half price. Textured Boutique is just for embossing and will take all Stampin’ Up! Textured Impressions Embossing Folders. It’s only $49.95 and a great entry machine or for… Read more »

Well it’s Thursday so it must be time for another Tool Time. This week Tool Time is brought to you by Stampin’ Up! Trimmer.I just love this tool. It’s a must have. If you can’t afford to buy the Simply Scored (which is also a great tool) then buy the Stampin’ Trimmer. Here are the details: Features & Benefits Lightweight, portable, personal paper-cutter Wide, 15.9 cm cutting base Extend ruler to 36.8 cm to use full measuring area Trimmer base… Read more »