Month: April 2017

Customer Thank you cards – Bunch of Blossoms

I love sending thank you cards to everyone who places an order with me.  As a local independent business I really appreciate every order. Here is the card that should have arrived if you’ve recently ordered from me, either online or in person. It’s a simple card where the stamping is the star with no

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Month: April 2017

Saying Hello – Eastern Palace Suite

I’ve got something really exciting to share with you today. Although the new Annual Catalogue isn’t launched until 1st June, Stampin’ Up! are releasing one of the Brand New product suites a little early.  Say Hello to Eastern Palace. Here’s a little video from Stampin’ Up! showing some of the items in the suite. This

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Month: April 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – All the ‘T’s

Happy Monday. I hope you all had a fabulous weekend. Due to the Easter Bank Holiday, we had just one Card & Cuppa Class last week where the attendees made this project. It was all the ‘t’s with a tongue twister of Timeless Textures together with Tip-Top Taupe! We make a lot of feminine style

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Month: April 2017

Saying Goodbye – Designer Series Paper

Are you a fan of the Designer Series Paper from the Annual Catalogue? The Blooms & Bliss DSP and the Serene Scenery DSP Stack are both big favourites of mine this year. This is a simple project from my recent Spring Card Crafting Extravaganza that uses a piece as a background for a notecard.  Other

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Month: April 2017

Saying Goodbye – Hostess Sets

I’m sure I’m not going to be the only one who is going to miss the Love You Lots Hostess Set when it retires. This set has been so much fun to use and obviously I adored the frog image in it! However, I found the hedgehog image really great to use too.  Here’s another

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Month: April 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Punch Art card for Easter or Spring

I hope you’re enjoying the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes, we made this bright punch art card for Easter or Spring. I’d seen other punch art daffodils on Pinterest but they were made with 5 petal punches.  As daffodils have 6 petals these versions were bothering me, so I

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Month: April 2017

Fun with Stampin’ Up! at OnStage Live in Amsterdam

I’ve just returned from a Stampin’ Up! Event, OnStage Live in Amsterdam.  An event where a group of 800+ Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from across Europe joined together. An important part of these events is sharing inspiration, and we achieve this by swapping ideas.  Each person makes multiples of the same design and then swaps their

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Month: April 2017

Saying Goodbye – In Color 2015-2017

As we make way for new products in the new catalogue, we also have to say goodbye to one set of In Colors too.  This time it’s the In Color 2015-2017 collection. Here is a project from my recent Spring Card Crafting Extravaganza class that uses Mint Macaron.  Other colours in this collection are Cucumber

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Month: April 2017

Saying Goodbye – Designer Tin of Cards

I recently held a Spring Card Crafting Extravaganza. Each of the attendees made 24 cards using their class kit which included the Designer Tin of Cards Stamp Set.  They also decorated the fabulous Sale-A-Bration tin to hold their cards too. Here is one of the cards we made that mixes Designer Tin of Cards and

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Month: April 2017

Retiring List is here

As the brand new Stampin’ Up! Catalogue will be available shortly, we need to make room for all of the shiny new things. This means that some items need to retire, including some firm favourites.  Check out the items that are leaving us by clicking on the picture below: As these items are only available

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