I’ve been playing with fairly neutral colours and this is what I came up with. I’m trying to come up with some ideas that could double as wedding/anniversary/special occasion cards. You never know when you may need one and it also adds to the variety of samples I have. Recipe: 119247 Jewels – Basic Pearls 101179 Classic Stampin’ Ink Pad – Black 116807 Platinum Shimmer Paint 113439 Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine $179.95 120175 Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Folder 104430 Stampin’… Read more »

All products and images are Stampin’ Up!® I just love this Hostess set. You can do so many things with it. This time I’ve made a “Thank-You” card. I’ve hand cut around the image and layered it onto the card with Dimensionals. I love this new punch as well. Recipe: 120907 Decorative Label Extra-Large Punch $33.95 120118 (level 1 Hostess) Because I Care104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals (300) $7.50104332 SNAIL Adhesive $12.95 113439 Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine $179.95117335 Perfect Polka Dots $15.95105106… Read more »

Embossing & Die Cut  Here’s anothe sample card from my Big Shot 2 class. Recipe: ·       Card measurements 21cm x 15cm 12cm x 8 cm 2 @ 6cm x 6cm 2 @ scraps ·       Card Whisper White Night of Navy ·       Embosslit   Beautiful Wings Die ·       Classic Stampin’ Ink Night of Navy ·       Textured Impressions Folders   Finial Press ·       Stamp Set Pocket Silhouettes ·       Punches   Word Window Large Modern Label Extra-large ·       Ribbon –  Night of Navy… Read more »

We all like something for nothing, don”t we? Well effective today, I have 2 new programs I’m starting.1. Birthday Club We all love birthdays, so without revealing your age you can get a reward in your Birthday Month. All you need to do is send me the date and month of your birthday and I will reward you in your birthday month with a 5% discount off your total order. You can only use the 5% discount once in your birthday… Read more »

I promised I’d share some projects I’ve made using the Big Shot. If you haven’t got a Big Shot, you don’t know what you’re missing. Order a Big Shot through me in May and receive free postage. This card uses the Little Leaves Sizzlit. It’s quite versatile as you can use it as brances or individual leaves, clump them together or singley. The samples below all use Stampin’ Up’s Textured Impressions Folders. . Manhattan Flower Square Lattice Framed Tulip Elegant… Read more »

I made this card a while ago and hadn’t realized I hadn’t shared it with you. We made this card at Monday’s Stamp-A-Stack too.Recipe:Card stock – Very Vanilla; Night of Navy and Baja BreezeClassic Stampin’ Ink – Baja BreezeStamp Set – A Sense of TimePunch – Decorative Label PunchSpongeTrimmerAdhesiveMethod:This is called The Aged Tile method and is featured in the Technique Junkies CDs. This technique was featured in the April-May 2008 Newsletter. To find out more about Technique Junkies, head… Read more »

I’ve been using some of the new products from the Autumn-Winter Mini Catalogue. As always Stampin’ Up! make it easy to create lovely cards and paper crafts with their co-ordinated range. Method: Run the base card stock through the Big Shot with the Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions folder. Use the Stampin’Write markers to colour the ‘cotton’ area and then use the Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker to ink up the edges, needle and thread. Now on your Whisper White… Read more »

 I just love Stampin’ Up! products. They are so versatile and have many different uses. I must say I have cased this card from somewhere. Let me know if it’s yours so I can give you credit. I think these are just the cutest little handbags. You could use this card for any occasion. You could stamp a sentiment from the Tiny Tags set and use the Tiny Tags punch to punch the sentiment out and attach it around the… Read more »

I just love this new set of stamps – Create A Cupcake. It goes on sale on April 1 when the new Mini Catalogue starts.Recipe:Stamp set – Create A CupcakeClassic Stampin’ Ink – Marina Mist; Pretty in Pink; Daffodil Delight; Soft SuedeCard stock – Whisper White; Regal Rose; Early EspressoTextured Impressions Folder – Square LatticeRibbon – Whisper White 5/8″Punch – Build A Cup CakeAdhesiveDimensionalsBig ShotSponge or sponge daubersScraps of Whisper White for Cup Cakes Method:Cut your card stock as follows:Early… Read more »

 This is one of the cards that we made today at the Stamp-A-Stack at Beaumont Hills. We also made the 2 previous cards I shared using the Celebrations designer Series Paper and punches. The ladies loved the Owl Punch, even though it was a bit fiddly.Now onto today’s card.Recipe: Card stock – Elegant Eggplant (8″ x 4.25″) and (3″ x 2.5″); Whisper White (2.5″ x 2.25″) and (3.5″ x 4″) for the insertRibbon – Elegant Eggplant grosgrainTextured Impressions Folder –… Read more »