The Holiday Catalogue is released today and it has some awesome products in it. To celebrate ESAD are having a blog hop  so you can see how we have used some of the products. What is ESAD?  ESAD – stands for “Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators” and it is an on-line group just for Australian and New Zealand Stampin’ Up! demonstrators. We love what we do & love to share with our customers, friends, and wonderful blog visitors. We also share what we… Read more »

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 »

 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 »

These new Stampin’ Up!® products are just wonderful to use. I’ve made 1 project with them already and have quite a few more in mind. I always tell my customers not to buy something that they either won’t use ot it will be a one off use. These Edgelits Dies and coordinating Textured Impressions Embossing Folders, will get a lot of use and fall into my category of ‘must haves’.  I‘ve already shared this project with you, however here it… Read more »

Sunny Challenges and Creations have had another challenge on this week, with a sketch designed by Kris. I’m only just going to make the entry time as I’m in full swing with wedding stationery for DD’s wedding. It all needs to be mailed by Monday.Anyhow here is the sketch Kris designed. Below, you can see my interpretation of the sketch. SUPPLIESCard – Whisper White, Night of Navy, Baja BreezeDesigner Series Paper – Paisley PetalsStamps – Tea ShoppeInk – Night of… 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 »