The new Autumn – Winter Mini Catalogue will launch on 1st April and there are some fantastic new products. One of them is a new flower punch – Punch Blossom. This is the punch I have used for this tutorial as I think it makes some very life like flowers for you to use on all types of projects. I think it looks very life like. It’s easy to do, it just takes a little patience and time. SUPPLIES Punch… Read more »

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with your family and friends and the new year brings you much happiness and joy.I’ve had a bit of a break from my blog over the holidays and have almost recovered from my eye surgery – my vision seems to be improving daily 🙂I’m going to try and work on a post every day this year – let’s see how things go 🙂 Tuesday Tutorials will be back – it’s just… Read more »

I’ve been asked by many people, how I made my little tree. So I’ve decided to share the tutorial with you. You’ll be surprised at how simple it really is. There is no adhesive involved at all.Recipe:Green ribbon –  Stampin’ Up!® of course 12cm lengthsRed ribbon – also Stampin’ Up!® – 12 cm lengths (I used Real Red 1/8″ (3.2 mm) Taffeta Ribbon & 5/8″ (1.6 cm) Satin RibbonPearl head pinsScissorsStyrofoam Cone Method:Cut all ribbon into 12cm lengthsYou need enough… Read more »

I held a workshop on the weekend and the ladies wanted a ‘Male’ Theme. Now, normally I struggle with this as I guess I feel more comfortable making femine projects. Anyway, flicking through the new Summer Mini Catalogue, I noticed the gorgeous Nautical Expedition Designer Series Paper which teams nicely with Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy, Early Espresso and Basic Gray. This set of papers is just wonderful for male themed projects. I teamed this designer series paper with the… Read more »

 COFFEE or TEA BAG CARD Isn’t this cute? Just the right size for a small gift for someone to let them know you are thinking of them or appreciate them. Recipe: Designer Series Paper – I used the Old Olive from the Paper Stacks Cropodile Ribbon – 1/2″ (1.3 cm) Scallop Dots Ribbon Adhesive – snail Bone folder Tea/Coffee sachet Method Cut a 6″ square (you can make this larger or smaller by adjusting the size of the square –… Read more »

Here’s a very easy Advent Calendar that I made for a market I did last weekend. It doesn’t take long to make and you can pop something small, as a surprise, into each cup and when Christmas is over, you can use it to bake mini muffins and keep the Christmas magnets for next year.Recipe:Scraps of Jolly Holiday (retired but I had some left over :))Old Olive cardCherry Cobbler CardWhisper White Card Cherry Cobbler 1 1/4″ Striped Grosgrain ribbonMini Gle… Read more »

Sorry I’m posting late, but I had some laser eye surgery yesterday and everything was quite blurry 🙂 Just resting today and back to work tomorrow. I shared this project during the SUDSOL (Simply Unique Demonstrators Sharing Online). Join me on SUDSOL, your 24/7 upline – get a free 2 week trial by clicking here. I had so many requests for a tutorial, I have done one for you. Now this is not an original idea and I’d love to… Read more »

 Stampin’ Up!® Fabric Flower Hair Clip or Brooch – You Choose There are a lot of images in this tutorial. I have resized them to make downloading a little easier, but please be patient. I’ve had another play with the fabric and come up with this flower using: Bigz Scallop Circle die Beau Château fabric Tulle  Fabric Starch Needle and thread Hair clip/brooch back Heat gun Big Shot Hot glue & gun Gather all your items before you start. It… Read more »

 Uses for Stampin’ Up!’s Fabric I just love the new fabric that Stampin’ Up! has introduced in the 2011 – 2-12 Idea Book and Catalogue. I’ve tried a couple of things I will share with you this week and I’ll have some more fabric shares for you next week, so don’t forget to pop back next Tuesday and see what I have for you.Designer FabricUniquely designed 100% cotton fabric assortments—fun for a variety of projects and occasions. Each includes three… Read more »

My apologies for not posting – lots on and no time. However, I have a great card to share with you today.   Recipe: Card: Whisper White – A5 for card base and a piece 7cm x 8cm for the snowy hill           Bashful Blue – 8cm x 11.2cm           Certainly Celery and Chocolate Chip – use some of your scarps Snow Swirled stamp set Ink – Certainly Celery Textured Impressions Folders – Petals a Plenty and Framed Tulips Punch… Read more »