TOP NOTE DIE POUCH  Edited Saturday 15th September 2012 to add card Well, what a great week. I participated in the SUDSOL Blog Tour and there were some fantastic projects shared. If you haven’t had a chance to participate in the tour it’s not too late; just go to the links at the bottom of this post and off you go – click here. Make sure you pop back this Sunday 16th September for the ESAD Blog Hop which will… Read more »

Holiday Catalog SUDSOL Blog Tour #10! Welcome to the SUDSOL Blog Tour!   I have been a member of SUDSOL for quite some time now, almost as long as I’ve been a demonstrator.  I always recommend this group to my fellow demonstrators, as many of us consider it our unofficial “upline”.  You will find tons of samples, tutorials, class ideas, and plenty of ideas for growing your Stampin’ Up! business. Over 1,000 demonstrators sharing and supporting each other online with exclusive… Read more »

Today I have a cute little purse to share with you – just something a bit different.Now before i get on with the instructions for the purse, I need to remind you about the SUDSOL Blog Tour that I’m part of on 6th September. The Blog Tour will feature at least 3 projects on each blog using products from the Holiday Catalogue. So make sure you stop by and see all the inspiration. If you’re a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and… Read more »

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 »