Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards So today the Latte Girls are having some fun with Shaker Cards. I’m sure you’ll be inspired by Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards. These cards are both fun to make and for the recipient to receive. Fun Happy Mail has to put a smile on your dial. See what the Latte Girls have to share by visiting all the blogs in the hop: Leonie Schroder Libby Dyson – You are here… Read more »

Colour INKspiration Challenges # 20 A

Colour INKspiration Challenges # 20 My Colour INKspiration Challenges # 20 card was a bit of fun to make and I decided not to add a sentiment to this card. Here’s the INKspiration we had for the challenge: Now I must admit, Always Artichoke is a colour I hardly ever use. So much so, the ink pad was as juicy as when they are new. Does that tell you something? So I went through all my stamp sets and came up… Read more »

Package and Card Solution My Package and Card Solution today is a Gift Box in a Card. Now this is the perfect card to make when you want to hand someone a small gift with the card. I have made Christmas Cards for my Package and Card Solution, however, they’d be suitable for any occasion. I did share all the measurements and so on in Sunday’s ESAD Blog Post, so I won’t share them again today. So these are the 3 I’ve… 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 »

Faux Watercoloring

Faux Watercoloring Did you see the Faux Watercoloring in the above image? It’s so much fun to do and very easy as well. You can do it with any stamp set you like on Watercolor Paper. Here’s my sample card made before I did the Video Tutorial on Faux Watercoloring: Can you see those little splotches of faded out colour on the card front? Well that’s the Faux Watercoloring technique shown in the video. Faux Watercoloring Enjoy the video? Learn something new? Please… Read more »

Billie Bows are named after my friend Billie Moan who ‘invented’ them. Billie is a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in U.S.A. and she has her own video on how to make these. I thought I’d have a try at making them and do a video of my attempt. Billie Bows Here’s the close up I show at the beginning of the video and it’s made from loops of Linen Thread: All those wonderful loops give the bows such fullness and add… Read more »

Holiday Friday As promised, I will bring you a holiday project each Friday for the remainder of 2017. So Holiday Friday this week is a card my class attendees will be making tomorrow in class. It uses the Carols Of Christmas Bundle. So here’s today’s card and it is Christmas themed for my first Holiday Friday post: This one is fairly easy but does require some scoring which can be done either with your Stampin’ Trimmer (give the cutting mat 1/4… Read more »

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Today we have a great line up of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from Australia and New Zealand sharing projects made with NEW products from the Holiday Catalogue which went live on 1st September. Haven’t got yours yet and you live in Australia? Contact me for your FREE copy. ESAD 2017 Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop These beautiful acetate boxes are available in the Holiday Catalogue and are a fantastic idea for a gift with hand-made cards inside. Do you know someone who… Read more »

Stamped Edge Gatefold Card

Stamped Edge Gatefold Card In this post I share how to make a Stamped Edge Gatefold Card using Floral Phrases on Whisper White with Night of Navy Ink and Berry Burst Ink. Use a Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to help position the images. Here’s a closer look at the card with out the ribbon embellishment or belly band: The card open reveals the sentiment stamped inside: Watch the video to see how I made it: Videos three times a week. Don’t misss another one…. Read more »

Embossing Paste Glitter

Embossing Paste Glitter I just love the effect this Embossing Paste Glitter makes for card backgrounds. It makes a simple card look glitzy and glamorous. The post I did previously had a Video tutorial on how to achieve this technique which is really easy. You can see it here. You’ll just love Stampin’ Up!’s new Embossing Paste. It’s easy to use. There are many different techniques which it can be used for and many different paper craft projects including cards… Read more »