Card 1 – Happy Birthday Today’s Tip Thursday is a very quick and easy one. I’m just going to show you how to make these cute little daisies which I have used on my cards. I’ve used 2 sheets of 6″ x 6″ Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack to make 3 cards. I have 2 birthday cards and 1 thank you card. I’ve used the Rose Wonder Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Rose Garden Thinlit Dies which no longer… Read more »

I had an order for some “You Are Amazing” cards. I decided on Thoughtful Branches again as it’s so very versatile. They’re very simple cards but look lovely, I think. I’ve added some Silver Metallic Thread behind the sentiment. Instead of stamping grass I added the Burlap Ribbon with some Whisper White Baker’s Twine tied in a bow over the top. I stamped the tree canopy in Pear Pizzazz and moved it slightly and stamped off before die cutting it…. Read more »

Back again with another Freebie Friday and as promised another Halloween Project for you to make. I hope you like this card. Measurements: Whisper White – 4-1/4” x 11” Basic Gray – 5-1/4” x 4” Halloween Night Specialty Paper – 5-1/8” x 3-7/8” Basic Black – 4-1/4” x 2-3/4” Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper – 3” x 3-1/8” Smokey Slate Cardstock – 1-5/8” x 1” Pumpkin Pie Cardstock – scrap piece for words Instructions: Score the Whisper White card base at… Read more »

Today’s tip helps you use all those bits of DSP (Designer Series Paper) scraps to make a card. Here I had a lot of 3/4″ strips of DSP left from various Christmas Projects, so I decided to use them up in making some Christmas Cards, I hope the video helps you utilise those strips a little better: The above is the finished card which I made in the video and I promised all the measurements. Don’t forget I have a… Read more »

This week for Freebie Friday we’re doing some Emboss Resist. Measurements: Very Vanilla – 4-1/4” x 11” Very Vanilla – 3-1/8” x 3-1/2” Crushed Curry – 3” x 3” Emerald Envy – 2-3/4” x 2” 5/8” Burlap Ribbon – 2” Metallic Gold Thread – 20”   Instructions: Score the Very Vanilla card base at 5 ½”, fold and ink the large background stamp image from the You’ve Got This set in Crumb Cake. Stamp the image onto scrap paper, huff… Read more »

You couldn’t get a better combination than Cookies and Ornaments for Christmas could you? Here I have combined the Cookie Cutter Christmas Photopolymer Stamp Set with the Delicate Ornament Thinlit Dies and of course Red Glimmer Paper. You can’t have Christmas without a bit of glimmer and shimmer, right? I’ve also use the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I love this Reindeer, I think he’s very cute. I’ve stamped him a second time in Real Red and cut his… Read more »

Being part of the Stampin’ Up! family has many benefits and one is the wonderful friendships you make both online and in person. Just look at this lovely gift I received from another Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, the gorgeous and thoughtful Debbie Blake. Debbie has used quite a number of different products to complete these projects focussing on the Irresistibly Floral Specialty Designer Series Paper. The card has a base of Sweet Sugarplum then a layer of Silver Foil before adding… Read more »

I’ve posted a few of these cards over the last couple of months and have been asked many times how to do it. So today for Tip Thursday I have a Video Tutorial for you. It’s quite easy really, just have a play and see what you can come up with. Card Base is 29.6cm x 10.5cm Layer 1 (Whisper White) is 14.3cm x 10cm Layer 2 (Pear Pizzazz) is 13.8cm x 9.5cm Layer 3 (Water Colour Paper) is 13.3cm… Read more »

Today I’m sharing a tip with you on how to ensure your stamped image will match up with your Thinlit Die when you go to die cut it with your Big Shot. Here’s the card I made once I had finished the video. I used the Best Birds Bundle which is great to buy as a bundle as you save 10% I used the branch and added some of the flowers from the set and die cut them. They’re stamped… Read more »

Thoughtful Branches can be used in many different ways with many different effects. Here’s another card I made for my recent class where I tought how to make the ‘crumpled, shiny look’.  The ladies just love learning to make this card with this great bundle. We used some of my current favourite colour combinations of Rose Red, Sweet Sugarplum and Pear Pizzazz along with some sponging for depth and Wink of Stella for glimmer and shimmer. Here’s a closer look… Read more »