Christmas with S.A.M.J. Christmas with S.A.M.J. Last Saturday I held my monthly Technique Class which revolved around using Stampin’ Up!’s Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). The ladies thoroughly enjoyed themselves as we commenced our Christmas Cards for the year with this favourite using Father Christmas So Christmas with S.A.M.J. was achieved by stamping one of the border pieces from the stamp set, then using the S.A.M.J. to place Father Christmas and the other border piece. The border pieces are stamped in Crumb… Read more »

Christmas is a time for cherishing those who bring so many blessings to our lives. May this Christmas bring you comfort, joy, peace and may your heart feel love this day and throughout the New Year ahead. I wish you a blessed holiday season.  and happiness to last throughout the coming year!

I am so blessed to know these lovely ladies who regularly attend my classes. On the first Saturday of each month I hold a Technique Class. Now even while I had a broken ankle for 3 months, these lovely ladies kept in touch and were happy to reschedule classes when I was able to teach again. I thought I’d share some of the lovely hand-made items I received. Hand made card from Beryl Sentiment on the inside of Beryl’s card… Read more »

So, this is the last post of Friday Freebie before Christmas and I expect you have all your cards made and sent out. Just in case you haven’t here’s an idea you could use. Measurement: Garden Green card stock card base 4 ¼” x 11, score at 5 ½” Garden Green card stock layer 5 ¼” x 4” Garden Green card stock 6 ¼” x 4 ½” (approx. for die cuts) Real Red card stock 3 ¼” x 1 ½”… Read more »

I made some more Christmas Cards and these are the last. I can also say I have used a whole pack of Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper which is retiring. Make sure you check out the Goodbye 2016 Hello Sale – product while stock lasts ONLY – no back orders and it finishes on 20 December 2016. Now onto today’s cards. They are both CASed from Pinterest as I really wanted to use the last of my Candy Cane… Read more »

This week I have a different card using the wonderful Christmas Pines set. It will be the last of the Christmas Cards for this year. If you haven’t got them made by now, contact me to buy some at $4 each – includes envelope; plus postage to you. (Australia Only) Whisper White: 5 1/4” x 4” Real Red: 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, scored at 4 1/4” Emerald Envy: 3” x 3” Gold Sheet: 3” x 3”   Fold Real… Read more »

Today’s Tip Thursday is a really cool tip which allows you to use both sides of some of your favourite photopolymer stamps. So I really hope you give it a try.   This is the card and for those of you who use metric here’s what you need to know Very Vanilla card is half A4  21cm x 14.8cm) scored at 10.5cm Layer 1 is 7.5cm x 10.2cm Layer 2 is 7.2cm x 9.9cm Layer 3 (Gold) is 6.9cm x… Read more »

Welcome back to another Blog Hop with the Latte Girls and this week we’re looking at December Daily/Project Life. I decided to make some 6″ x 8″ pages featuring ‘Elf On A Shelf”. Now my daughter purchased the Elf and book for her 2 littlies and they have names Elf On A Shelf ‘One”. So the pages I share today feature ‘One’ and all the photos I have so far. Here’s the first page: I’ve used a couple of items from… Read more »

Did you notice the new banner? Did you notice the new title? OK so I just changed the words around but this is what I’ve decided to name my new free posts each Friday. This week we’re using the wonderful Christmas Pines set and Candy Cane Designer Series Paper Crumb Cake 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 , Score at 2 1/8 & 6 3/8 Chocolate Chip: (2) 5 1/4 x 3, scrap Candy Cane DSP: (2) 5 x 2 3/4… Read more »

This week’s Tip Thursday is all about quick projects to make for gifts. Often the go to gift is chocolate or sweets of some sort, so why not use your craft supplies to make a quick little package that personalises the gift?   Now I shared one of these projects yesterday, so I’ll give you the measurements today and a video for you to watch for the instructions if you want them. Note Imperial measurements in blue are only approximate… Read more »