High Tide Dad

For The Guys Hello and welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop with the Latte Girls. This week we’re looking at projects ‘For The Guys’ as in Australia it’s Fathers’ Day soon. Make sure you visit the other blogs in the hop this week: Leonie Narelle Now Stampin’ Up! have so many products suitable for making ‘For The Guys’ projects with and today I have made a card and a box to place something special in – could be movie… Read more »

Masculine Gift Bag This post shows you how to make a Masculine Gift Bag using the Gift Bag Punch Board. Now, it does use some retired product which can easily be swapped for current product. Current product is listed below under Products. INSTRUCTIONS: Instead of using a button, try punching a circle with a 1/2″ Circle Punch from dark card stock and then using your Paper Piercing Tool to pierce to holes and then threading the Linen Thread through the… Read more »

DAD Card Today I’m bringing you a DAD Card. Fathers’ Day here in Australia is only about a month away and it’s never too early to get those cards made for those special people in your life. Now, I made this video some time ago when my friend Leonie and I were going to start a tutorial group, however other things got in the way and we didn’t move forward with the idea. So, I decided to share these unearthed… Read more »

My apologies for this late posting. My scheduling went awry while I was away without internet and little telephone coverage. Nice to be back in civilization though. Welcome to another Freebie Friday. Have you ever made something you weren’t quite sure about? Well this card is one of those. However, the ladies at my March Technique Class really liked it, so it’s featuring today for Freebie Friday. Does it look like stormy seas? You can play with the colour until… Read more »

A couple of weeks ago I shared some masculine cards I made using The Open Sea and Traveler stamp sets. You can see them here and here. So, I decided to make some more of those cards with a bit of a difference. I have matted the images on Basic Black. These two cards feature Island indigo and sentiments from And Many More and Teeny Tiny Wishes. I’ve used the Neutrals Candy Dots as extra embellishments on the strip of… Read more »

Well we’re just under a week from Fathers’ Day here in Australia, so Leonie and I decided to feature Fathers’ Day cards this week. Make sure you pop on over and see what Leonie of Stamp A Latte fame has to share with you too. I have 3 cards to share with you today and for a change I have photographed the insides of the cards to share with you as well. Now I must tell you all these cards… Read more »

I have a cute little box for you today. When I was in one of the dollar stores the other day I found these Mento Chewing Gum containers which I thought would be great as gifts. Fathers’ Day is approaching on 7th September, so I thought they’d make the ideal gift. I do have a video tutorial below for you, however I must apologise for the quality of the lighting. I think I had the camera angle wrong and the… Read more »

The lovely Sam from Pootles has done a wonderful tutorial on how to make little book covers for Tic Tacs – see it here. However, I needed to adjust the measurements for the Australian size of Tic Tacs. So here are mine. PRODUCTS USED: Card – Baked Brown Sugar, Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler, Bermuda Bay and Hello Honey Ribbon – Burlap and Natural Chevron; Baked Brown Sugar Thick Baker’s Twine Punches – Word Window and Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack… Read more »