Global Design Project #GDP108 This week at Global Design Project #GDP108 it is CASE (Copy And Share Everything) the designer, Brian King. It’s a great design to CASE and I decided to make a non-traditional Christmas Card. Here’s Brian’s design: I decided on Lemon Lime Twist and Powder Pink with the Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper. I added some Rhinestones as well. Let me know what you think. I’ve used the Layering Squares Framelit dies for the sentiment piece and… Read more »

CAROLS OF CHRISTMAS CAMPER CARD This is the sample of the Carols of Christmas Bundle versatility:  a friendship card with a camping theme! It’s still just right for the holidays here in Australia where it will soon be summer. Looks great, doesn’t it? It just shows you how you need to keep an open mind about your stamp sets and ensure you use them as much as you can. Most are more versatile than you realise. Have a play. Carols… Read more »

Celebrate D.S.P. For the month of October we will Celebrate D.S.P. Why? Stampin’ Up! have a great promotion going. Buy 3 get 1 FREE (for selected designs). FREE is great isn’t it? Look at what’s on offer: I’ll place a chart at the end of this post but isn’t this a terrific offer? So, for October I’m going to try and post ideas to use your Designer Series Paper and today’s Quick & Easy Tutorial is brought to you with that in… Read more »

Spooky Cat Today’s post is brought to you by Spooky Cat which you can purchase as a bundle. So I have a card share for you today using the Spooky Cat Bundle. Perhaps this will entice you to make something with the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper too. Here’s a look at the bundle: Now my card today uses this stamp set and the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper. Here’s my card: Now for someone who doesn’t like cats (they don’t like me and… Read more »

Tying Large Bows Tying Large Bows is the theme for today’s post and video. Now I did see this idea on Sam Donald’s blog so it’s not my original. Have a look at the bow on top of this beautiful stack of gift boxes from Stampin’ Up! See that gorgeous large bow on top? Well, that’s what I hope to show you today. Tying Large Bows If you learnt something from this video, please subscribe to my channel Thank you… Read more »

Give Thanks

Give Thanks When we Give Thanks we think of Thanksgiving Day which is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States, and around the same part of the year in other places. Although Thanksgiving has historical roots in… Read more »

Wired Ribbon Bow Today I’m bringing you a quick tutorial on Wired Ribbon Bow and how I tie it. It’s just one way I have found works to tie a plain bow around a card box, or gift. Have a look at what Stampin’ Up! have done with their ribbon: Looks great, doesn’t it? It’s so easy to use this ribbon and therefore so way to use up and make gifts look extra special. The gifts don’t have to be for… Read more »

Today’s Video tutorial is on the Velveteen Technique. It’s difficult to see the result in the photos but this technique is definitely worth a try. I just love Painted Harvest Photopolymer Stamp set and it looks great with the Velveteen Technique with the Marbled Background Stamp. Watch the Video to see how I did this technique: Did you like the video? If you found it helpful, please subscribe to my channel by clicking below. Thank you for your support. It means a… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure to be able to join this Fall RemARKably Creative Blog Tour today with international Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Make sure you visit each blog in the Blog Tour to be inspired with projects using products from the current Holiday Catalogue. Fall RemARKabky Creative Blog Tour Now, this Fall RemARKabky Creative Blog Tour should fill yo u full of inspiration for the coming season. Make sure you check out all the blogs.  This is my ‘Fall’ card. I… 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 »