Month: February 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Delicate Details

At last week’s Card & Cuppa Class, I decided to make a floral card using the SAB Delicate Details Stamp Set.   I coordinated the images with Doilies folded around the edge of the card, then used Petite Petals and Bunch of Blossoms for the flowers and leaves. Instead of stamping each lace strip separately,

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Beautiful You – Class design process

I love running my papercrafting classes, and designing the projects for each one is great fun. Here is a little bit of detail on how the class design process works for me. Usually I’ll have drawn a few rough sketches of design ideas in a notebook beforehand.  However, more often than not, the projects I

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

My 7th Stampin’ Up! Birthday

It’s my 7th Stampin’ Up! Birthday! Today marks 7 years since I signed on the dotted line and became a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. I joined Stampin’ Up! as it was the perfect way to realise my dream of running my own craft business.  My timing was great as I joined during Sale-A-Bration and was able

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Sale-A-Bration – More products added

Oh my, Sale-A-Bration has just got even better! If 12 gorgeous Sale-A-Bration products wasn’t already enough, another 3 have been added and are available from today.  That’s a choice from 15 fabulous FREE items for every £45 spend. Click on the picture below to take you to two Brand NEW Stamp Sets.  There is also

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Playful Palette Banner Card

I hope you had a great weekend and are ready to start the week. At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes we made this pretty banner card. Everyone made their own selection of 1cm, 1.5cm and 2cm banners.  We also made banners out of coordinating Washi Tape by sticking it to cardstock before cutting. By

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Anti-Valentine’s Birthday

A friend celebrated their Birthday on February 14th, so I created a red-free anti-Valentine’s Birthday card for them. Using Basic Gray Archival Ink to stamp the image, I coloured it using Calypso Coral and Old Olive Watercolor Pencils.  I then used a Blender Pen to soften and darken various areas of the flowers and leaves.

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Congratulations with Inside the Lines

One of my regular class attendees had some good news last week so a Congratulations card was definitely in order. I reached for my Inside the Lines SAB DSP and Watercolor Pencils and made this panel card for them. Using a few of the pencils, I coloured in the DSP to create the bright section

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Customer ‘Thank you’ cards

As regular readers will know, I enjoy making ‘thank you’ cards for my customers. This time I combined old and new on a notecard.  You will have received one of these if you placed an order with me in the past few weeks. These cute cards use the brand new FREE SAB Stamp Set So

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Swirly Bird

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we once again used the very versatile Swirly Bird stamp set. This time, we used the boat images and created this project. We used Sponge Daubers for the Sun and Sea and Sponge Brayers for the sea and sky.  Sponge Brayers are great for creating fabulous effects really quickly.

Continue Reading…

Month: February 2017

Avant Garden Birthday

We had an attendee Birthday at Monday’s Card & Cuppa Class this week. Since I know the recipient is a fan of the colours in the Affectionately Yours Cardstock Pack, plus they have also recently earnt the FREE SAB Avant Garden Stamp Set, I just had to combine the two. I stamped a tone-on-tone Mint

Continue Reading…