Back with another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop and this week we’re hoping to inspire you with Balloons for Birthdays. Join the rest of the team and view their inspiration too. Make sure you leave a comment as we like to read what you think of our inspiration each week. I had a lot of fun playing with this set, and I’m sure you would too. Here’s what I came up with: This card is a shaker card and I’ve used… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls are inspiring you with Pocket Cards. Now I could have used the Pretty Pocket Card Kit which is FREE from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure when you spend $90. I decided not to use them but bring you the video about them instead. Aren’t they just the cutest cards out and you can’t get better than FREE!! So as I’m not showing you those, I decided I’d better come up with another pretty pocket card using some… Read more »

Isn’t this a great challenge for this week’s Global Design Project 071 Theme Challenge ? I do love working outside my comfort zone at times. The project I have to share with you today, was actually part of my So In Love Bundle class just recently. I hope you pop on over to the Global Design Project to see the inspiration the Design Team have come up with as well at the inspiration shared by the other challenge participants. So, this is… Read more »

Today I decided to participate in the WWYS Challenge #99 Sunshine Sayings challenge. It’s a great stamp set, which I have in clear mount. It has lots of sentiments and allows you to ‘play’ with the images to create different effects. There’s a pack of Sunshine Wishes Thinlit Dies which co-ordinates with the set and you can buy them as a bundle and save 10%. I had lots of fun creating this card and used a colour I don’t tend to use… Read more »

Can you believe it? Our first Blog Hop for 2017!! Amazing and we celebrate with a new Occasions Catalogue and a Sale-A-Bration Brochure!! Too many good things. Welcome to 2017 and weekly Blog Hops from The Latte Girls Team. These posts will go live every Wednesday at 5pm (AEDT) and I hope you join us as we share inspiration on a theme each week. This week we are using one of my NEW favourite products – Watercolor Pencils. These gorgeous… Read more »

My goodness didn’t 2016 fly and as we head closer to the new year the Latte Girls Blog Hop this week is themed ‘Cheers’. I decided on a party theme as you always have plenty of cheers at a party, don’t you? After you’ve had a few ‘cheers’ you party on right? So here’s cheers to you all and wishing you all a very Happy New Year and share our love of paper crafting together. Make sure you visit Leonie… Read more »

This blog hop is an anything but holidays one, using holiday catalogue products. So that’s what I’ve done and focused on the Paisleys & Posies in the Holiday Catalogue. My card and box both use this delightful Designer Series Paper and the Paisleys & Posies Photopolymer Bundle. Here’s my card: The sentiment is from Frosted Medallions in the Holiday Catalogue and is layered on some Copper Foil Sheet and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped one of the images in Versamark… 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 »

I run a technique class each month and this month we made Spinner Cards. These cards are so much fun and very easy to make. This card features the Cookie Cutter Bundle and the Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper. We stamped the nose twice in Real Red and hand cut it with Paper Snips. The banner was also hand cut with the addition of some Gold Trim from the Trio Pack available in the Holiday Catalogue. The second nose… Read more »