Welcome to another wonderful ESAD (Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators) Blog Hop. If you’ve come here from Barbara’s Blog, I’m sure you enjoyed the inspiration she shared. If you’ve just started here, then you can scroll down further in the post to see a full list of participants. We all love to read your comments. so please leave everyone some inspiration love. Here’s my first card to share today using Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack. I’ve used the stamp set from the… Read more »

Welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop. Today we have some wonderful inspiration using Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper. Here’s what it looks like: Now I’m sure Leonie had some wonderful inspiration to share with you. Here is my card using just 2 sides of the DSP. My card uses 2 pieces of the Specialty DSP and the new Layering Circles Framelit Dies combined with Swirly Scribbles Thinlit Dies. This DSP is just wonderful and has so many possibilities. It… Read more »

Welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop. This week the Latte Girls are focusing on the New In Colors for 2016 – 2018. These colours are just delicious. I decided to make some birthday cards to show off these new colours. I have used the same stamp set and technique for all of the cards. Emerald Envy Dapper Denim Peekaboo Peach Sweet Sugarplum Flirty Flamingo 2016 – 2018 In Colors Now here’s one more look at all the colours and… Read more »

Welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop. This week’s projects are all centred around giving you a sneak peek into what’s coming in the New 2016 – 2017 Annual Catalogue. Here’s my Baby Bear card. I won this set at On Stage this year and I was so please. My other love, apart from Owls, is Bears. So this set is close to my heart. When my friend Leonie Schroder visited, we played with different colour combinations for this 3 step… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls bring you Butterflies for the Freshly Brewed Blog Hop. I know the other girls have some really inspiring projects with you so make sure you check the other blogs out. My first project uses a set and punches which have been around for a while, but I love them and feel they should be in everyone’s collection whether you’re a stamper, scrapbooker of paper artist. I’ve made a type of vintage card which is a… Read more »

This week’s blog hop features favourite retiring products. Now I know the rest of the Lattes’ will have inspiring projects for you to see, so make sure you check them out. I’ve also decided to join the WWYS Challenge #63 Going Global this week as their challenge uses the same stamp set which I chose for the Retiring Products blog hop. I’ve made 2 cards using the Going Global Stamp Set. I hope you like what I have created using this set. This… Read more »

Did you know, you can add some 12″ x 12″ layouts in with your Project Life? You can even add smaller single page layouts in the 6″ x 8″ albums as there are suitable page protectors available in both sizes. This is a double page layout we did at my recent Scrapbook Class which is held on the 3rd Saturday of each month. You can contact me for more information. These are my two gorgeous Grand daughters at Paige’s (on… Read more »

Well I had great plans for today’s Blog Hop until I had a fall, so my apologies for only featuring part of what I had planned. I have used the Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies to make some little square based pyramids which open. You could place little surprises inside them. Now if you’re very accurate with your folding and burnish your folds well, you can glue the bases together and one of the closing sides. Add your ribbon and trim… Read more »

The Latte Girls are sharing Mothers’ Day ideas with you today. Make sure you check out the wonderful inspiration on the other blogs in the hop. You’ll be amazed. Here’s one of my projects for this week: Most Mums have lots to do and keep mental lists in their heads. However, under the cover of this A4 pad is a planner for each day or by the week if Mum needs it. I have prettied up the front using the… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls bring you their take on Kits. Stampin’ Up! have some wonderful kits which save you both time and money whilst catering to your creative side. Make sure you check out the other blogs in the hop to see the wonderful inspiration of the Latter Girls. So, today I’m bringing you my take on the Cottage Greetings Card Kit. Now, I did change a few of the cards as I don’t tend to need a lot of… Read more »