Gift Cards For Many Occasions I made 12 Gift Cards to go in the little box I made the other day. They are 3″ x 3″ or 7.5cm x 7.5cm. There is room in the box to add some ribbon or other embellishments or something sweet. I’ve kept the theme going with the Floral Phrases Stamp Set. Watch the video and all the measurements are below. Don’t miss another episode. Subscribe now!! Card measurement for each card is 6″ x… Read more »

Today I have something a little different for you. It’s a Gift Box to place 3″ x 3″ cards in and would make a marvellous gift for a friend, sister, mother or hostess with the mostest. I’m sure many people would love this hand-made gift. Now watch the Video and see me mess up a measurement.  It always happens when you want to have things perfect – you have a right royal mess up. Never mind it’s not the first… Read more »

Today’s blog hop with the Latte Girls is all about Square cards – 3″ x 3″; 4″ x 4″ or 5″ x 5″ cards. I decided to go with some 4″ x 4″ Birthday Gift Cards: Aren’t they just sweet? So easy to make as well and I just loved the Candle Border Punch. These two have the Crushed Curry candle paper from the Party Animal Designer Series Paper and Emerald Envy on the front. I made them look slightly… Read more »

This is day 4 in my Window Box Thinlit Die Box series. I do hope you’re enjoying it? I’d love to read your comment – please leave one below. The way these open reminds me of the old Pac-Man games of years ago. You could make it on one colour and punch or die cut a circle out for an eye. Just a thought. I seemed to need extra fingers and less glue for this project, but I think you’ll… Read more »

So, would you like to see some items made with product from the new Occasions Catalogue and FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure? I hope you said YES!!! This is quite a long post with lots of photos so I hope you stay to the end as there could be a surprise. I’ll start with three cards I have made.   This is the outside of an Envelope Fold Card which is one of the techniques for next month –… 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 »

The Latte Girls are back with another inspirational Blog Hop and this week we’re looking at Christmas packaging. Make sure you visit Leonie and Narelle’s blogs to see their stunning projects this week. I thought I’d start by sharing something I received at On Stage from an unknown source and it was filled with Ferrero Rocher. Well they didn’t last long. Isn’t this just a great idea for quick packaging for a last-minute gifts? Just buy some Kraft Bags from Stampin’… Read more »

Today I’m going to show you how I used Stampin’ Up!’s Thick Whisper White Card to make a Note and Pencil Box all in one. Now this would make a lovely gift, especially for busy people who like to keep their post – it or note cubes together with a pen for quick notes and access. You could even add a yearly calendar to the front instead of the sentiment or image. Watch the video or scroll down for the… Read more »

Got to love Christmas for all the great crafting you can do. Make sure you check out Leonie and Narelle’s blogs for their wonderful Christmas inspiration. I have two projects to share with you today and both are fairly easy and I’ll give you some basic instructions too. This one is a shaker ornament for your tree, as a gift or for anywhere else you may need to hang some Christmas cheer. It’s made with the Stars Framelit Dies and… Read more »

Look at this wonderful gift from my friend and team member, Kay Jacob. Kay gave it to me at On Stage Live in Brisbane earlier in the month. Kay has used Peekaboo Peach Ruched Ribbon on the outside to make the package pretty. There is a whole card on the front of this pouch which is beautifully made using the Rose Wonder Bundle and some ink and daubers. Kay has used the Kraft Rope Trim from the Holiday Catalogue. This… Read more »