Global Design Project #078 Sketch Challenge Oh do I have you all confused? It’s OK, it’s not the weekend yet!! I just decided to do my challenge post a couple of days early to surprise you. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the inspiration from their design team and the inspiration shared by fellow challenge entrants. This week it’s a deign challenge. Design challenges are great as you can flip them, rotate, do lots of… Read more »

Gift BASKET Today we’re making this little Gift Basket which would be great for Easter Treats. It’s made using the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits Dies. Don’t miss another of my Video Tutorials. Subscribe today!! Thank you for subscribing Cut the Gift Card Envelope Thinlit Die 4 times from designer Series Paper or double-sided card stock Remove the right side of each gift card and only leave 1/4″ or 1cm on outside of left hand side score line Cut the base… Read more »

Today I have something a little different for you. It’s a Gift Box to place 3″ x 3″ cards in and would make a marvellous gift for a friend, sister, mother or hostess with the mostest. I’m sure many people would love this hand-made gift. Now watch the Video and see me mess up a measurement.  It always happens when you want to have things perfect – you have a right royal mess up. Never mind it’s not the first… Read more »

Dragonfly Dreams Bundle I have simply loved the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle and have made so many cards using it and they’re all different. In my Virtual Classroom I shared 8 cards this month, 4 in files and 4 in videos. Dragonfly Dreams is a must have set as it’s so versatile and who doesn’t like Dragonflies? You can pair the Dragonflies or Bees with almost any sentiment to make a lovely hand-made card. Here’s another card which had a Video… Read more »

DRAGONFLY DREAMS BUNDLE VIRTUAL CLASS SAMPLES Did you miss my February Virtual Classroom Class using the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle? Well here are a couple of the cards I did Videos. These were uploaded to the Virtual Classroom which is hosted in a private Facebook Group because it is secure and you can feel safe using it. However, you will need a Facebook user profile as that’s what Facebook requires. What happens in the Virtual Classroom Once you spend the required… Read more »

The Latte Girls team are looking at Balloons today, in particular the hot air type. Stampin’ Up! have a terrific bundle in the Occasions Catalogue which fits this theme perfectly. Oh this is a gorgeous bundle and I have a class running on it for next month. What? You didn’t know? Sign up for my Newsletter to stay up to date AND receive 3 free tutorials every full issue. Click on the banner below or sign up in the side bard…. Read more »

It’s my privilege to be apart of this Blog Hop of participants aiming for Alaska. We’re all aiming to earn this trip through sales, recruiting and of course running workshops for you. I’ve listed all the participants below, so please visit their blogs to see their inspiration. We all love comments, so if you have the time we’d appreciate your comments too. Here’s my first card which uses Inside The Lines Designer Series Paper with Watercolor Pencils and a Blender… Read more »

This is day 4 in my Window Box Thinlit Die Box series. I do hope you’re enjoying it? I’d love to read your comment – please leave one below. The way these open reminds me of the old Pac-Man games of years ago. You could make it on one colour and punch or die cut a circle out for an eye. Just a thought. I seemed to need extra fingers and less glue for this project, but I think you’ll… Read more »

Don’t you think that’s a fun technique? Stay tuned for more videos by subscribing. I did a brief mention and a list of uses for Sponge Daubers earlier in the week in my Tool Time Video. You can see the video and read the article here. Here’s a closer look at the Dauber Technique behind the Thinlit Die cut of the front of the card. Such an easy and fun technique to do and you could do it for any… Read more »

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 »