Decorated Bull Dog Clips

Here’s another quick and easy gift idea – Decorated Bull Dog Clips. Many times you look for something to hold your papers or files together so why not make it pretty? Make a set and give them as a gift. These would be great for Mothers Day or for any gift giving occasion. Also great for markets and fairs. Decorated Bull Dog Clips You can use just scraps of Designer Series Paper which you have in your stash. Now here’s the… Read more »

Lovely Paper Clips

I have another idea for a Gift for Mum today and it’s Lovely Paper Clips. Ones you decorate yourself and they are quick and easy, I promise. I meant to post this early Thursday but the technology gremlins struck again and Windows 10 Update caused my main computer to crash big time. After wasting many an hour trying to fix it with Google’s help, I managed to fix it myself by pressing a few keys. I now have the wonderful job… Read more »

Watercolor Smoosh Background

I was looking through my stamp sets and took out the Ribbon of Courage Stamp Set. I watched a video by the talented Patty Bennett from the USA on Watercolor Smoosh Background and thought I’d share it with you here. Watercolor Smoosh Background Ribbon Of Courage Clear-Mount Bundle  Item #145342 Price: $63.75 *This is a last-chance item and is available until 31 May or while supplies last. Stamp and cut a support ribbon for your favourite cause. Die includes additional pieces to… Read more »

Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop - Painters Tape/Masking Tape

Welcome to another Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop. This month we’re looking at Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop – Painters Tape/Masking Tape which is an easy but highly effective technique to make beautiful cards. You need only a few supplies apart from stamps and card stock. So settle back and see what the Design Team have for you.  Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop – Painters Tape/Masking Tape This is my first card and it uses So Saffron and Pool Party with… Read more »

Retiring Products Blog Hop

Today we have an International line up of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators bringing you inspiration for Retiring Products Blog Hop. Retiring Products Blog Hop I just love this Designer Series paper and will be sorry to see it go. However, I know there is wonderful, new designer Series paper not far away. Do you have a favourite Designer Series Paper? Anyway as I was thinking about this card I decided to make a video as it involves some Hinge Stamping combined with… Read more »

Easy Squash Card

This would be a great card for Mother’s Day or any other special person in your life. It’s an Easy Squash Card and could be easily made into a masculine type card as well. Easy Squash Card My apologies for the gloomy video however the evening crept up on me after a busy day out volunteering and grocery shopping. I hope you enjoy the video. Don’t forget to subscribe and give me a thumbs up as you watch, I really appreciate… Read more »

Extraordinary Blog Hop - Exciting Times

Oh it really is a great time to be with Stampin’ Up! Check out this Extraordinary Blog Hop – Exciting Times with Demonstrators world wide. We’ll showcase either sneak peeks of the NEW 2018 – 2019 Annual Catalogue or whet your appetite with returning products. Extraordinary Blog Hop – Exciting Times I’ve used 2018 – 2019 Annual Catalogue Products as follows: Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paperr Grapefruit Grove Classic Stampin’ Pad (2018 – 2020 In Color) Pearlised Doilies… Read more »

Scrapbook Graduation

Another scrapbook page I recently finished was Scrapbook Graduation. I’ve used some very old retired Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper (can’t even recall it’s name or the suite it cam from). I thought it was just right for this page. Let me know what you think. Scrapbook Graduation I’ve cut the 12″ x 12″ or 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm Designer Series paper down so it measured 11″ x 11″ or 28.8 cm x 28. 8 cm. The photos are matted… Read more »

Number Birthday

The Latte Girls are bringing you Number Birthday for their weekly Blog Hop today. Make sure you check out the other blogs in the hop to see their inspiration. Number Birthday OK, so I’m getting a bit ahead of myself. Isn’t it great to be organised? I don’t need this card until November. Mind you I could have made several more by then. However, Number of Years is on the Last Chance List. Here’s a closer look at the card front… Read more »

Mothers Day Sweet Soiree Embellishments

I’m starting a series for Mothers’ Day, today. First up I have Mothers Day Sweet Soiree Embellishments Card. I have used the Sweet Soirée Embellishment Kit so much. It really make card making easy for you with all the elements you need in the lit to make a beautiful card. It’s also on the Last Chance List (check out below) Mothers Day Sweet Soiree Embellishments Card What do you think? Would your Mum like this card? Put a comment below and you… Read more »