TIP: Purchase the Floral Phrases Bundle #142355C or 142354W and save 10%!!    Measurements: Night of Navy cardstock – 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scrap for label Crumb Cake cardstock – 4” x 5 ¼”, scrap for label Whisper White cardstock – 2 pieces 4-1/4 x 3 Night of Navy Baker’s Twine – 28″   Instructions: Use the New Big Shot Platform and the Precision Base Plate to crop two of the smaller floral pieces from Whisper White. Use the… Read more »

Freshly Brewed this week brings you Banners & Badges. I do hope you have time to visit the other blogs in the hop. This is my card using the Banners Framelit dies and I have used Pear Pizzazz to lightly stamp a background on the banner using the stamp from the Sunshine Sayings set. I’ve used the same ink to stamp the leaf on the background piece of Pear Pizzazz so it’s tone on tone. The heart is cut in… Read more »

I’m hoping to get back to most of my regular blogging now. I  will be sharing some cards I have made a while ago due to my current immobility circumstances. I’m hoping for a bit of a reprieve when I see the surgeon later in the week and perhaps a different cast on my left leg so I can hobble around a bit. It’s now 2 months since I first broke my ankle and the healing process now with plates… Read more »

I just love the new Swirly Birds Bundle as it’s such a versatile set and today’s card uses the bundle. You can use this bundle for children, female and male cards a like. Juts experiment and use a little imagination and get inky. Measurement: Dapper Denim 4-1/4″ X 8-1/2″, 2″ X 5-1/2″ Whisper White 4″ X 5-1/4″, Scrap Flirty Flamingo and Peekaboo Peach scrap   Instructions: Fold 1/2 sheet of Dapper Denim in half. Cut out the lines using the… Read more »

Welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop. Today we have some wonderful inspiration using Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper. Here’s what it looks like: Now I’m sure Leonie had some wonderful inspiration to share with you. Here is my card using just 2 sides of the DSP. My card uses 2 pieces of the Specialty DSP and the new Layering Circles Framelit Dies combined with Swirly Scribbles Thinlit Dies. This DSP is just wonderful and has so many possibilities. It… Read more »

Welcome to another Global Design Project #038 Sketch Challenge which I try to complete for each Saturday. This week has been a bit topsy turvy so I finally got it done last night before hobbling upstairs. So the challenge this week was a sketch. I wanted to use all new product from the 2016 -2017 Annual Catalogue and Ideas Book for you to see some of the offerings. So here’s an inside view of my card. I love the little bird stamp… Read more »

Time for another Global Design Project #037  Colour Challenge and this week it’s a Colour Challenge. Here is my card using a new Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Swirly Scribbles Thinlit Die Bundle and will be available from June 1st 2016. The Colours to be used are Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Island Indigo. and I’ve used all 3 when stamping the little spots from the Swirly Bird Stamp Set. I’ve also used all 3 colours when using the Swirly Scribbles… Read more »

OK, I had a think and look at some of my NEW products which I was able to purchase as pre-order because I’m a Demonstrator and decided to do another card for this current challenge Global Design Project #036 CASE the Designer. Here’s my extra card for this challenge using some Swirly Birds and Thinit Dies: This is a Photopolymer Stamp Set and has so many possibilities. I can see I will be using it a lot and combining it with… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls bring you Butterflies for the Freshly Brewed Blog Hop. I know the other girls have some really inspiring projects with you so make sure you check the other blogs out. My first project uses a set and punches which have been around for a while, but I love them and feel they should be in everyone’s collection whether you’re a stamper, scrapbooker of paper artist. I’ve made a type of vintage card which is a… Read more »

Today’s card is brought to you by WWYS Challenge #64 Rose Wonder. Check out their site to see the Design Team Inspiration and see this week’s participant’s entries. I’ve made and easel card for this challenge and it fits nicely in a Stampin’ Up! Whisper White C6 envelope. I’ve used the stamp set for the small images which I stamped in Sweet Sugarplum which is one of the new 2016 – 2018 In Colors. I also used Emerald Envy and an Aqua… Read more »