This week I’ve decided to use the sketch from Sunny Challenges and Creations, as an inspiration for my tutorial.  Here’s the sketch and it needs to be made with a Christmas theme. SUPPLIES:Whisper White card – card baseFestival of Prints Designer Series Paper Stack – cut 10cm x 14cm Core’dinations Cherry Cobbler card – 4cm x 12.5cmBig Shot – Lacy Brocade Textured Impressions Folder; Framelits Holiday CollectionSensational Season stamp setGumball Green 1cm wide Satin Stitched Ribbon – approx 24cmGumball Stampin’… Read more »

 Creating a Border for Apothecary Accents Framelits Well, a few days ago I promised this tutorial – my goodness I don’t know where the time goes. Anyway, this is short and sweet. An easy project tostep up your creation.SUPPLIESScraps of card in your chosen coloursBig ShotFramelits – Apothecary AccentsAdhesive – Snail & Dimensionals (to adfhere to your project.METHOD:Cut 1 Framelit in your chosen colour (this is the main piece)Cut 2 Framelits in your ‘border’ colourBig Shot Sanwich – Big Shot… Read more »

Today’s tutorial is an easy one and could easily be adapted for most occasions and could be a useful gift for Dad on Fathers’ Day ( 2nd September here in Australia). It’s a card with a bookmark attached. I’ve used some new products which will be available in the new catalogue from 1st September, 2012.  Front view of card SUPPLIES: Inks – More Mustard; Not Quite Navy and Versamark Stamp Sets – Creative Elements; Layered Labels and loving Thoughts Punches… Read more »

Well, since I have been in hospital and come home, my brain is finding it difficult to work things out. If you notice the card change colours and DSP, please just accept it as muddle headed me 🙂 So, today I have a Gift Card Holder for you. This one has a pop up in the centre to make it a little different. It’s time to start making these if you give lots of gift cards at Christmas and why… Read more »

 Big Shot Scallop Envelope Box This is a bit late, however I’m still having some health issues so needed to rest. Anyway I’m sure you’ve probably seen this before, however this is my take on it. SUPPLIES Designer Series Paper – Regals (Cherry Cobbler & Garden Green) Accessories – Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding; Sticky Strip; Snail; Clear Rhinestone Brad; Shimmer Paint (Frost White) mixture Punch – Blossom Punch Big Shot – Scallop Envelope Bigz Die METHOD:1. Using the Big Shot… Read more »

My apologies for no tutorial last week – I had an unexpected stay in hospital. I’m now on the long slow road to recovery. This week’s tutorial is a super easy oneand would have many uses. I’m thinking of making a heap of them out of retired DSP, fo a party plan market I have coming up.Now this is not my original idea, I have seen it on someone’s site, however unfortunately I can’t recall whose. I loved to give… Read more »

I’m back again with another tutorial. This idea is one of Cristena Bagne’s. It was our team meeting make and take last week with Leonie Schroder. Thanks Leonie for the great meeting. (Note from Leonie: I would just like to add that this project is an original idea by my dear friend Cristena Bagne which I shared at my team meeting on Friday. You can view Cristena’s work here.) This is such an easy project – they would make great… Read more »

I’ve been working on my daughter’s wedding album and wanted to share with you how you can use Stampin’ Up!® products in your layouts. Stampin’ Up!® isn’t just rubber stamps. There some amazing products all combined to co-ordinate and make your life much easier when it comes to making your projects. TIPS: Match your photos to some Designer Series Paper or any of the 12 x 12 card stock collections Each collection of paper/card stock comes with a list of… Read more »

Welcome to my Tuesday Tutorial again. Please bear with me if there are typos. I had eye surgery and look like a pirate at present 🙂 Today I have a super tutorial to share with you which incorporates Edglits, Framelits and the Big Shot as well as some of the lovely new stamp sets from the Autumn – Winter Catalogue. SUPPLIES: Stamp-a-ma-jigSimply Score Card – Chocolate Chip; Blushing Bride; Pear Pizzazz; Whisper White and Very Vanilla (flower)Markers – Daffodil Delight;… Read more »

I shared this project as part of the ESAD Blog Hop on the weekend which celebrated the launch of the new Stampin’ Up!® Autumn-Winter Mini Catalogue. Now, I must say this is not my original idea. I don’t recall where I got it from, so if it’s your idea, please contact me so I can give you credit. The Scallop Envelope die is quite versatile and can be used for many different projects. This is just one of them. I… Read more »