This week the Latte Girls are bringing you some inspiration using Stampin’ Up! Products which feature Feathers or Feathered Friends. Make sure you click the links below to see the inspiration from Leonie and Narelle. Here’s my card: Isn’t  this a fun card for a birthday? I’ve used the Decorative Label Punch for the sentiment and then sponged around the outside. You can change the way you punch something by attaching a Post – It Note and punching a couple of… Read more »

I love this set I have been using this week. It’s the ‘Best Birds’ Photopolymer Bundle which combines the Best Birds Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Birds & Blooms Thinlit Dies. You save 10% by purchasing the bundle. I’ve done lots of sponging and used some Post – It Notes to help with the ‘moon’ and the ‘ground’. The branch is cut using the Thinlit Dies and Soft Suede card, as is the tiny bird. The ground is sponged in… Read more »

Here’s my first foray into using the new limited bundle ‘Thoughtful Branches’. You can only order the bundle between 2 and 31 August (while supplies last). That’s just in time for you to use your Bonus Days coupons! There are 9 Beautiful Branches Thinlit Dies for A$54 and in the Thoughtful Branches Photopolymer Stamp set there are 22 gorgeous stamps for A$47 or purchase the Thoughtful Branches Bundle for A$90.75 saving 10%. I’ve used the Brick Wall Textured Impressions Folder as the… Read more »

It’s Saturday so I’m back again with my entry into the Global Design Project #044 CASE the Designer Challenge for this week. Unfortunately I find it difficult, at present, to participate every week as I’d like. I’m still immobile for another week and a half so need to scoot downstairs on my backside where my darling husband collects me in the wheel chair, so I can ‘play’ in my craft room. Anyway, this week’s challenge is to CASE the designer. I… Read more »

Isn’t this a pretty card? You could easily change the sentiment to suit any occasion. So, if you make my ‘Freebie Friday’ card make sure you think about alternate ways of changing the products I present. Measurements: Whisper White 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 & 8-1/2 x 4 Sweet Sugarplum 2-3/4 x 4-5/8 Blooms & Bliss DSP 4 x 5-1/4   Instructions: Adhere DSP layer to card front. Adhere the Sweet Sugarplum and smaller Whisper White layer together. Run both layers through… Read more »

I had a bit of inky fun making this card using yet another new set from the 2016 – 2017 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue. You can buy the Best Birds Bundle and save 10%. Using a Post It Note I and the 1 1/2″Circle Punch, I punched a circle and used just the circle to place on the card and the sponged with Dapper Denim, then added a bit more ink to the circle to ‘dull’ down the white from… Read more »

I belong to SUDSOL and absolutely love it. There are so many project shares, videos, there’s a great Creative Library which has project pictures, patterns and instructions. It’s a great group to belong to for current Demonstrators and New Recruits. Get A Trial Membership During your trial membership, you receive a short tour each day of an area of SUDSOL for you to explore. It’s a fantastic group to belong to for support, inspiration and project shares. The trial period lasts for 2… Read more »

TIP: Purchase the Floral Phrases Bundle #142355C or 142354W and save 10%!!    Measurements: Night of Navy cardstock – 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scrap for label Crumb Cake cardstock – 4” x 5 ¼”, scrap for label Whisper White cardstock – 2 pieces 4-1/4 x 3 Night of Navy Baker’s Twine – 28″   Instructions: Use the New Big Shot Platform and the Precision Base Plate to crop two of the smaller floral pieces from Whisper White. Use the… Read more »

WWYS Challenge #71 // Falling Flowers. Isn’t this a lovely stamp set? You can bundle it with May Flowers Framelit Dies as a gorgeous bundle. I have done some Emboss Resist and watercolour today for this card. I really enjoyed making this card with Pear Pizzazz, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo and Sweet Sugarplum on Shimmery White card. The Magnetic Platform ensures the dies stay in place while cutting, however one of my pieces of card was warped because of the water… Read more »

Freshly Brewed this week brings you Banners & Badges. I do hope you have time to visit the other blogs in the hop. This is my card using the Banners Framelit dies and I have used Pear Pizzazz to lightly stamp a background on the banner using the stamp from the Sunshine Sayings set. I’ve used the same ink to stamp the leaf on the background piece of Pear Pizzazz so it’s tone on tone. The heart is cut in… Read more »