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 »

Oh my stars, so many technical glitches today/ I must admit I have had better days but we’ll ‘soldier on’. and look for great days ahead. On the plus side I did get 20 Thank You cards made. 10 are going to my friend Jolan who’s in my constant thoughts and prayers while she undergoes treatment for Ovarian Cancer. She’s getting a ‘For You’ card and 10 stamps too. Here’s her card. Now are you receiving one of my ‘Thank… Read more »

I’ve done a video tutorial for today’s Freebie Friday. It uses the Stampin’ Up! Brayer and the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set. This is the card I made using the card front from the video. I’ve also used Teeny Tiny Sentiments for the sentiment and punched it out with the Washi Label Punch. Now the current Brayer and the Washi Label Punch are retiring on 31 May or while stocks last, so if you want them you’d better get… Read more »

A couple of weeks ago I shared a similar card which was created for my April Technique Class. The class participants learn a new technique, receive printed notes with coloured sample photos and make some card front or samples. The class typically goes for 2 hours. So, this class was learning to use the brayer. When I shared my cards on different groups I was surprised at the number of requests I received to do a video tutorial. Now, I’m sharing… Read more »

I made a similar card to this for a challenge recently and had so many comments and questions about it, I decided to make another one with a video tutorial. Card base is 1/2 and A4 sheet of Basic Black Layer 1 is a piece of Very Vanilla which is 5.5″ x 4″ or 14.3cm x 10cm. Use Memento Black to stamp the sentiment in the lower left corner of this piece. Layer 2 is the Designer Series Paper –… Read more »

I have a video for you today to show you just how I made this card. The stamp se,t Watercolor Wings, and the punch, Curvy Corner Trio Punch, are both in this week’s Weekly Deals at discounted prices. So if you don’t have them now would be a great time to get them. Now don’t forget to use the current hostess code when shopping online. If you’re not sure about Online shopping, contact me and I will make the order… Read more »

  I said I’d do a video tutorial for Barbara who contacted me via email recently. This is the Emboss Resist Watercolour Technique, which is just  so easy and makes your card look wonderful. Who would you like to say thank you to? The cards featured in today’s post were mailed out to customers yesterday and each card had a small gift inside as well. So today I have a video tutorial for you and I will put all the… Read more »

This is a card is made with the wonderful Party With Cake Bundle available in the Occasions Catalogue. It’s a great bundle with many possibilities for great cards. This is one of them. Whilst at my friend Leonie Schroder’s the other day, she shared some hints and tips for using the Party Pop-Up Thinlit Die which comes with the bundle. I decided to do a quick video to share these hints and tips with you and show you just how… Read more »

Above is the card I made for the video below showing just how I achieved this look with some water colouring using Stampin’ Emboss Powder and an Aqua Painter. This time I’ve used Pool Party and Island Indigo as my ‘blues’ and Mossy Meadow for the leaves. Don’t forget, this set is only available in the Sale-A-Bration Brochure. You may choose this set free with any A$90 purchase from the Annual Catalogue and/or Occasions Catalogue. Thank you for stopping by today… Read more »

The other day I shared a briefly description on how to make these Candy Cane Reindeer Boxes with the Envelope Punch Board. I got this idea from a tutorial by Dawn Griffith. I had a couple of comments which indicated the picture I shared of where to punch made the instructions incorrect. So I decided to make this video. Measurements: Cut your card to 5 1/2″ x 6″ On the 5 1/2″ side score at 1 1/4″, 2 1/2″, 3 3/4″… Read more »