Oh my goodness!! What a blast we had at this fabulous Stampin’ Up! Event. We arrived on Wednesday afternoon and left early Sunday – very tired but oh so grateful for the friendships, fun and abundance showered upon us by Stampin’ Up! If you ever have the opportunity to attend one of these events, you need to do everything in your power to attend. (From L to R) Narelle Fasulo, Leonie Schroder, Libby Dyson, Shelley Wadge and Pam Jorgensen In… Read more »

Welcome to another Tip Thursday and your tip this week is another use for the Envelope Punch Board. I promised you yesterday, I would share with you how I made the little Gift Box which isn’t so little really as it measures when finished 2 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ and 4 1/2″ high so it will fit quite a bit in it. So this is the one I’m making today in the video. I’ve still used Candy Cane Lane Designer… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls are bringing you inspiration using the Envelope Punch Board. Now call me biased but I do think this should be a tool in everyone’s kit. It makes more than just envelopes. Item # 133774 for $32 Bargain!! Anyway onto my project for today and I do hope you’re not expecting an envelope because I have a Gift Box for you.  It’s finished size is 2 1/2″ wide x 2 3/4″ deep and 4 1/2″ high so… Read more »

Last week I went to Stampin’ Up!’s On Stage Live in Brisbane. It was so much fun plus we learnt a lot too. We caught up with friends and made new acquaintances and received lots of free gifts. These are the gifts I made for my Krafty Owlz Team members who were able to make it – Linda, Kay and Jenny. Plus I had 2 roomies, so I made them each the same gift but in a different colour. I… Read more »

This week I have another Gift Card for you to make an alternative to the one I showed a couple of weeks back. I got this idea from Billie Moan at Rambling Rose Studios. (I think all ideas are shared and are a conglomeration of ideas from all over the place.)You can use the Envelope Punch Board to make an envelope from Designer Series Paper for it and just add a mailing label to the front. The video will show… Read more »

I have two projects for you today, both for Halloween and both fairly quick for your last-minute preparations. Whisper White: 3 x 3 Basic Black: 4 ¼ x 4 ½ (for inside bag) Pop of Pink DSP: 4 ¼ x ¾ Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper: 4 ¼ x ¾ Halloween Night DSP: 10 x 2 (scored at 2” and 6 ¾”) Stamp “Happy Halloween” stamp in Basic Black on Whisper White Cardstock. Colour with Markers and fussy cut out with… Read more »

Today’s Tip Thursday will show you how to make a Gift Card Holder with Belly Band, however it has a little ‘pop-up’ Gift Card Holder apeture inside which leaves you space to stamp and write your greeting. I think it’s quite cute and it’s very easy to make. Watch the video and all the measurements are below to make it easy for you to make. Gift Card Envelope Cherry Cobbler – 7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ punch and score at… Read more »

A friend gave me a jar and asked if I ould come up with a decoration for it as she wanted to make some to give to staff at the end of the year. So this is what I designed using Stampin’ Up! products. The flowers on top in Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla were cut using the Botanical Builder Framelit Dies and adhered with Glue Dots. When the jar opens, the flowers stay on the jar lid. The tag… Read more »

Measurements: Cherry Cobbler: 4” x 11” scored at 1-1/2”, 5-1/2” and 7-1/4” Whisper White: 3-1/2” x 3” Peach Ribbon: 8” Instructions: Stamp large jar on left side of white card stock in gray ink. Stamp LOVE in Cherry Cobbler to the right side of jar and add other words in Basic Gray. Stamp fish inside jar in Peekaboo Peach (vertically). Lay scored Cherry Cobbler Cardstock with largest area at the top. Adhere white stamped cardstock (framed closest to the score… Read more »

Here’s a 3D project for you today and you could use any number of stamp sets, just adapt this to suit your purpose. Measurements: Peekaboo Peach CS: 4 ¼” x 6 ½”, 4 ¼” x 3”, 5 x 2 ½” Scrap Whisper White for banner sentiment Fruit Stand DSP: 4” x 2 ¾”, 4” x 2 ¼”, 3 ¾” x ¾” Thick White Twine: 9”   Instructions: Score 4 ¼” x 6 ½” Peekaboo Peach CS at 2” & 4”… Read more »