Give Thanks It is my great pleasure to be part of this Blog Hop – Give Thanks. We have so much to be grateful for in this life. Each and every day. But reality is that sometimes constant life demands, struggles, and worries give more room to defeat than to a heart of thanks. Or we forget, in the midst of busyness and pressures, just to pause and give thanks So, today I am giving thanks for this blog hop and all the participants and… Read more »

Tiny Gift for Coffee Lover

Tiny Gift for Coffee Lover This Tiny Gift for Coffee Lover will have you making them for all types of occasions for all your acquaintances. It’s quick and easy and doesn’t require many supplies. Doesn’t it look too cute for words? Easy and quick to make, you’ll be churning them out in no time. Here’s a photo of the side of the Tiny Gift for Coffee Lover. OK so the back of this one isn’t too neat. Sorry about that. See we… Read more »

Get a Great Card made in under Fifteen Minutes Today’s Quick & Easy Tutorial – Get a Great Card made in under Fifteen Minutes, will have you making these cards by the bundle and using them for many different occasions. As always, for Quick & Easy Cards, there’s a downloadable file at the end of the post. Here’s the card: You could use this card for a Birthday, Masculine Card, Happy Holiday, Welcome Summer, I can even see my almost 3… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure to be involved with the ESAD 2017 Holiday Catalogue Fancy Folds and 3D Projects blog hop. With all the talent of Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from Australia and New Zealand I’m sure you’ll pick up some great ideas from the creations shared. This is known as a Gift Box in a Card. I found it on Pinterest and I believe Sandy Carlson made it for those on the Thailand Incentive Trip. I’ve altered it so it will… Read more »

Coffee Café Treat Box

Coffee Café Treat Box Today we’re going to make this Coffee Café Treat Box using the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper and the Coffee Café Photopolymer stamp set and Framelits Bundle. It’s quite quick to make and you could make a lot of them in a short time by having everything pre-cut and scored. Here’s a view of the inside of the box: I’ll add all the measurements below the video. So sit back and watch and I thank you for allowing… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure to be involved in the 2nd Annual Pink Blog Hop this year/. I have 2 dear friends and my Brother In Law battling various cancers at the moment and I know their struggle is a difficult one. My prayers and thoughts are constantly with them. I try to send my friends an uplifting card each week as I  now live quite some distance away from them.  Being an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator gives me the products and… Read more »

Time To Celebrate Shaker Note Card Today we’re celebrating birthdays with Time To Celebrate Shaker Note Card which could also be used for Christmas or other celebrations by just changing the colours. The Note Cards are an ideal way to make this card and are on SALE at the moment. Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes #131527 are Price: Normally $10.50 NOW $8.93 Psst–do you want to know the easiest way to make a card? Start with Note Cards & Envelopes. They’re ready for… Read more »

Celebrate D.S.P. For the month of October we will Celebrate D.S.P. Why? Stampin’ Up! have a great promotion going. Buy 3 get 1 FREE (for selected designs). FREE is great isn’t it? Look at what’s on offer: I’ll place a chart at the end of this post but isn’t this a terrific offer? So, for October I’m going to try and post ideas to use your Designer Series Paper and today’s Quick & Easy Tutorial is brought to you with that in… Read more »

Spooky Cat Today’s post is brought to you by Spooky Cat which you can purchase as a bundle. So I have a card share for you today using the Spooky Cat Bundle. Perhaps this will entice you to make something with the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper too. Here’s a look at the bundle: Now my card today uses this stamp set and the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper. Here’s my card: Now for someone who doesn’t like cats (they don’t like me and… Read more »

This week’s Quick and Easy card is Easy Eastern Palace. It does require some use of the Big Shot, however I suggest if you’re making one card make a few and just change the sentiments as you stamp. Easy Eastern Palace Can you see the embossed image on the Fresh Fig card? It’s made with the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Folder. I I’m sure you have many tamps with sentiments on them so make a few of the medallions in… Read more »