Welcome to the Go for Greece Blog Hop June, full of inspiration, just for you. I’m so privileged to be part of this wonderful group of international demonstrators. So hop along and be inspired. Go for Greece Blog Hop June I had a bit of fun today playing with Animal Outing and made a Hippo Card. This card features Stampin’ Blends and colouring on Shimmery Whisper White. This is such a cute bundle and this week I’m using it to make baby… Read more »

Super Heros Cake Toppers

What do you do when your Grandson is into Super Heros and is having a Super Heros Cake for his 5th birthday? You help out of course! “Mum, can you make the cake toppers ’cause you’re good at craft?” asks DD. Me “Sure thing!” Where do I start? Super Heros Cake Toppers – we didn’t have those in my day. Google is my friend for research. I managed to come up with many images but most are stock photos or have… Read more »

The New Catalogue

Welcome to another Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop. This month the focus is on The New Catalogue. I’m sure you will be inspired by all the gorgeous projects made with new products. The New Catalogue I’ve used to gorgeous new 6″ x 6″ Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper for the background layer of this card and when you open the card, you can see the reverse side of the D.S.P. on the inside. It’s easy to make and I have a… Read more »

I’m sharing a card made with the Sweet Soirée Embellishment Kit today. I seem to be all out of sync with my posts this week and I do apologise and I will try to get myself back into a routine. I’m hopefully going to volunteer at a local Community Centre and so I’m off tomorrow to have the mandatory Police Check and Working With Children Check and maybe do a bit of shopping or is it retail therapy? Sweet Soirée Embellishment… Read more »

Bethlehem Skyline

Now we’re into December the Monday FREE tutorial download will move into Christmas mode. Today’s card is Bethlehem Skyline. It’s a bit different to my usual cards but I’m sure you’ll enjoy having a try at making one. Bethlehem Skyline This card uses Stampin’ Sponges to add colour. You can use 1 sponge and cut it into four so you have one wedge for each colour. This is a really fun technique, so take your time. Remember to add small light… Read more »

Quick & Easy Good Tidings

OK, so I know these usually happen on Monday but Quick & Easy Good Tidings is here today. It has a FREE downloadable tutorial. I had a blog hop on Monday and a Video already planned for yesterday, so this morning was my next opportunity. This card really is a Quick & Easy Good Tidings. You can do as much or as little ink distressing or shading as you want depending on the look you’re after. It uses what aren’t traditional Christmas… Read more »

Happy Birthday Gorgeous

Gorgeous Happy Birthday – Quick & Easy Card Tutorial Today’s card I’ve called Gorgeous Happy Birthday as that’s the stamp set we’re using. I think you’ll find today’s card suitable for a male with the colours I’ve used, even though it has flowers on it. I’ll give you some other colour combinations you could use at the end of the post which will still use Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper. You could change the stamp to the balloons and stamp… Read more »

Bloomin' Birthday

Bloomin’ Birthday Today’s Quick & Easy Card is Bloomin’ Birthday using Birthday Blooms stamp set and Stampin’ Blends. These new alcohol based markers make tonal colouring so easy, even I could do it. As I’ve said many a time, I failed colouring in at school and really didn’t like it much but these Stampin’ Blends make it a pleasure. They also make for a very quick and easy card for Bloomin’ Birthday. If you decide to download and use the tutorial, an… Read more »

Give Thanks It is my great pleasure to be part of this Blog Hop – Give Thanks. We have so much to be grateful for in this life. Each and every day. But reality is that sometimes constant life demands, struggles, and worries give more room to defeat than to a heart of thanks. Or we forget, in the midst of busyness and pressures, just to pause and give thanks So, today I am giving thanks for this blog hop and all the participants and… Read more »

Get a Great Card made in under Fifteen Minutes Today’s Quick & Easy Tutorial – Get a Great Card made in under Fifteen Minutes, will have you making these cards by the bundle and using them for many different occasions. As always, for Quick & Easy Cards, there’s a downloadable file at the end of the post. Here’s the card: You could use this card for a Birthday, Masculine Card, Happy Holiday, Welcome Summer, I can even see my almost 3… Read more »