I am so excited to be apart of this International Blog Hop celebrating all things NEW in Sale-A-Bration. There’s a full list of participants at the end of this post. So, I decided to focus on products from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure with a few other products thrown in. Both my cards use the “So Very Much” stamp set, from the Sale-A-Bration brochure, which is available in clear and wood mount. This is a gorgeous stamp set with so many possibilities… Read more »

“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone” G.B. Stern Freshly Brewed with Thanks Freshly Brewed with Thanks is what the Latte Girls Team is looking at today. So let’s start out correctly and let me say ‘thank you’ for visiting my blog today and looking at my work. I’d also like to thank you for visiting the other blogs in the hop today. Saying thank you – it’s everyday etiquette and a simple courtesy that takes just a moment. It costs… Read more »

Welcome to another ESAD Blog Hop where we aim to inspire you with some lovely projects created from Occasions Catalogue and Sale-A-Bration Brochure products. So, I have two shares for you today. Now whilst I’d love to claim these ideas were my own, I actually CASED the Catalogue and you’ll see this card on page 52 of the Occasions Catalogue. Wouldn’t this make just a gorgeous invitation or card for a special occasion such as a wedding or engagement? This… Read more »

I shared a card using this stamp set last week and decided to make another card using different colours. I’ve also added a “Thank You” banner on this card and a bit of glimmer with Gold Sequin Trim which I tied into the Sweet Sugarplum Ruched Ribbon and I also pulled a few loose sequins off to add with Fine Tip Glue Pen to the card front at random. I’ve used Sweet Sugarplum and Blushing Bride on this card. You… Read more »

I’m featuring a couple of Thank You cards today in my post, both made with the Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack. There are many blessings that come from being grateful for the good things we enjoy. “Thank you” can be an incredibly powerful pair of words, especially if the person you’re thanking really needs to hear them, or isn’t expecting them. Most of us really do want to hear someone thank us for the things that we do, even if… Read more »

A couple of months ago, the Latte Girls Team had a card swap featuring the Thoughtful Branches Bundle. I shared my card front at the time and here it is made into a full card. It’s a beautiful and versatile bundle which is available while stocks last. This card from was made by Barbara Laine. I added it to an Emerald Envy card base. Barbara has combined her design with the Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack and the Woodgrain… Read more »

Card 1 – Happy Birthday Today’s Tip Thursday is a very quick and easy one. I’m just going to show you how to make these cute little daisies which I have used on my cards. I’ve used 2 sheets of 6″ x 6″ Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack to make 3 cards. I have 2 birthday cards and 1 thank you card. I’ve used the Rose Wonder Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Rose Garden Thinlit Dies which no longer… Read more »

  OK, today’s tip is on how to make four (4) cards from one piece of Designer Series Paper Stack piece of paper. Now those stacks measure 6″ x 6″ or 15cm x 15cm and I managed to make four cards from one piece. Here’s another card: By just adding different sentiments, background card colours and embellishments you can make them all look different. It’s so easy – watch this quick Video: Here’s one more made using the same piece… Read more »

This week for Freebie Friday we’re doing some Emboss Resist. Measurements: Very Vanilla – 4-1/4” x 11” Very Vanilla – 3-1/8” x 3-1/2” Crushed Curry – 3” x 3” Emerald Envy – 2-3/4” x 2” 5/8” Burlap Ribbon – 2” Metallic Gold Thread – 20”   Instructions: Score the Very Vanilla card base at 5 ½”, fold and ink the large background stamp image from the You’ve Got This set in Crumb Cake. Stamp the image onto scrap paper, huff… Read more »

I’ve posted a few of these cards over the last couple of months and have been asked many times how to do it. So today for Tip Thursday I have a Video Tutorial for you. It’s quite easy really, just have a play and see what you can come up with. Card Base is 29.6cm x 10.5cm Layer 1 (Whisper White) is 14.3cm x 10cm Layer 2 (Pear Pizzazz) is 13.8cm x 9.5cm Layer 3 (Water Colour Paper) is 13.3cm… Read more »