COFFEE or TEA BAG CARD Isn’t this cute? Just the right size for a small gift for someone to let them know you are thinking of them or appreciate them. Recipe: Designer Series Paper – I used the Old Olive from the Paper Stacks Cropodile Ribbon – 1/2″ (1.3 cm) Scallop Dots Ribbon Adhesive – snail Bone folder Tea/Coffee sachet Method Cut a 6″ square (you can make this larger or smaller by adjusting the size of the square –… Read more »

Here’s a very easy Advent Calendar that I made for a market I did last weekend. It doesn’t take long to make and you can pop something small, as a surprise, into each cup and when Christmas is over, you can use it to bake mini muffins and keep the Christmas magnets for next year.Recipe:Scraps of Jolly Holiday (retired but I had some left over :))Old Olive cardCherry Cobbler CardWhisper White Card Cherry Cobbler 1 1/4″ Striped Grosgrain ribbonMini Gle… Read more »

Sorry I’m posting late, but I had some laser eye surgery yesterday and everything was quite blurry 🙂 Just resting today and back to work tomorrow. I shared this project during the SUDSOL (Simply Unique Demonstrators Sharing Online). Join me on SUDSOL, your 24/7 upline – get a free 2 week trial by clicking here. I had so many requests for a tutorial, I have done one for you. Now this is not an original idea and I’d love to… Read more »

 Stampin’ Up!® Fabric Flower Hair Clip or Brooch – You Choose There are a lot of images in this tutorial. I have resized them to make downloading a little easier, but please be patient. I’ve had another play with the fabric and come up with this flower using: Bigz Scallop Circle die Beau Château fabric Tulle  Fabric Starch Needle and thread Hair clip/brooch back Heat gun Big Shot Hot glue & gun Gather all your items before you start. It… Read more »

 Uses for Stampin’ Up!’s Fabric I just love the new fabric that Stampin’ Up! has introduced in the 2011 – 2-12 Idea Book and Catalogue. I’ve tried a couple of things I will share with you this week and I’ll have some more fabric shares for you next week, so don’t forget to pop back next Tuesday and see what I have for you.Designer FabricUniquely designed 100% cotton fabric assortments—fun for a variety of projects and occasions. Each includes three… Read more »

My apologies for not posting – lots on and no time. However, I have a great card to share with you today.   Recipe: Card: Whisper White – A5 for card base and a piece 7cm x 8cm for the snowy hill           Bashful Blue – 8cm x 11.2cm           Certainly Celery and Chocolate Chip – use some of your scarps Snow Swirled stamp set Ink – Certainly Celery Textured Impressions Folders – Petals a Plenty and Framed Tulips Punch… Read more »

My goodness, time seems to be flying. My lovely DH said yesterday it’s only 16 weeks until Christmas. Is he right? So in view of that, I am sharing with you a Christmas Decoration – Tea Light Candle Holder. WARNING: DO NOT USE A NAKED FLAME IN THIS DECORATION – USE ONLY BATTERY OPERATED TEA CANDLES. I wouldn’t like anyone to have an accident while using this, so please be careful 🙂 Recipe: A4 card stock – Cherry Cobbler Vellum… Read more »

Today’s tutorial is a simple card – no new technique or shape but I’m hoping you will gain something from it. All products used are Stampin’ Up!® and ©  by them unless stated otherwise.   I love this stamp set and the matching Designer Series Paper. Those of you who live in Australia or New Zealand will be able to order these products from Friday (1st September) when the 2011 – 2012 Idea Book and Catalogue go live. How exciting,… Read more »

 Robe Card I know this is a late posting but technically it’s still Tuesday here in Australia 🙂 Now this card was originally made by Penny Wessenauer I’ve added a few embellishments and an inside to the card. Basically you will need: Card or double sided paper for the basic card (Basic Black) Designer Series paper of choice (DSP Neutrals Stack) Plain card for the inside sentiment piece (Very Vanilla) Ink (Basic Black) Stamp set for sentiment (Create a Cupcake)… Read more »

Hi everyoneI’m sure you remember my pyramid card from a recent post – see it here. I couldn’t remember where I saw it at the time of posting.Well today I received a lovely email from Madeline Morcelo from Inkspirations4uonline and it seems she is the wonderful creator behind these lovely cards. So make sure you pop on over to her Blog and check out all her amazing creations. Madeline has some free tutorials available for download too. Go here to… Read more »