Colour INKspiration Challenges # 20 A

Colour INKspiration Challenges # 20 My Colour INKspiration Challenges # 20 card was a bit of fun to make and I decided not to add a sentiment to this card. Here’s the INKspiration we had for the challenge: Now I must admit, Always Artichoke is a colour I hardly ever use. So much so, the ink pad was as juicy as when they are new. Does that tell you something? So I went through all my stamp sets and came up… Read more »

Package and Card Solution My Package and Card Solution today is a Gift Box in a Card. Now this is the perfect card to make when you want to hand someone a small gift with the card. I have made Christmas Cards for my Package and Card Solution, however, they’d be suitable for any occasion. I did share all the measurements and so on in Sunday’s ESAD Blog Post, so I won’t share them again today. So these are the 3 I’ve… Read more »

Be Merry D.S.P. Treat Holder

Be Merry D.S.P. Treat Holder Today’s post is all about a Be Merry D.S.P. Treat Holder. This little treat holder is very quick and easy and uses the Be Merry Designer Series Paper.  Be Merry just so happens to be one of the many you may choose for FREE when you purchase 3 packs of designer Series Paper from the Annual and/or Holiday Catalogues. See below for more details. So onto today’s Be Merry D.S.P. Treat Holder project: You would get a… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure to be involved in the 2nd Annual Pink Blog Hop this year/. I have 2 dear friends and my Brother In Law battling various cancers at the moment and I know their struggle is a difficult one. My prayers and thoughts are constantly with them. I try to send my friends an uplifting card each week as I  now live quite some distance away from them.  Being an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator gives me the products and… Read more »

Tying Large Bows Tying Large Bows is the theme for today’s post and video. Now I did see this idea on Sam Donald’s blog so it’s not my original. Have a look at the bow on top of this beautiful stack of gift boxes from Stampin’ Up! See that gorgeous large bow on top? Well, that’s what I hope to show you today. Tying Large Bows If you learnt something from this video, please subscribe to my channel Thank you… Read more »

Wired Ribbon Bow Today I’m bringing you a quick tutorial on Wired Ribbon Bow and how I tie it. It’s just one way I have found works to tie a plain bow around a card box, or gift. Have a look at what Stampin’ Up! have done with their ribbon: Looks great, doesn’t it? It’s so easy to use this ribbon and therefore so way to use up and make gifts look extra special. The gifts don’t have to be for… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure to be able to join this Fall RemARKably Creative Blog Tour today with international Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Make sure you visit each blog in the Blog Tour to be inspired with projects using products from the current Holiday Catalogue. Fall RemARKabky Creative Blog Tour Now, this Fall RemARKabky Creative Blog Tour should fill yo u full of inspiration for the coming season. Make sure you check out all the blogs.  This is my ‘Fall’ card. I… Read more »

Today I’m bringing you a Watercolor Technique Sentiments video tutorial. Now I have done this before, some time ago and thought I’d do another using current colours and give you a couple of extra tips to save product when making your projects Watercolor Technique Sentiments So, I demonstrate with the large floral stamp from Birthday Blooms, however you could use any stamp which suits the occasion. The sentiments in this stamp set also suit a number of occasions. It’s a good… Read more »

Billie Bows are named after my friend Billie Moan who ‘invented’ them. Billie is a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in U.S.A. and she has her own video on how to make these. I thought I’d have a try at making them and do a video of my attempt. Billie Bows Here’s the close up I show at the beginning of the video and it’s made from loops of Linen Thread: All those wonderful loops give the bows such fullness and add… Read more »