Month: November 2017

A card for a young artist

My Niece recently celebrated her Birthday.  As she is a very talented young artist, I just had to make her a card with an arty theme. I used Painter’s Palette and Crafting Forever Stamp Sets to create this artistic collage.  The sentiment is from Number of Years. The main colours are Crumb Cake, Pool Party,

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Month: November 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Flower Shop meets Bunch of Blossoms

Happy Monday! At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we created a pretty Birthday Card using the Neutral colour family. My inspiration for this project came from flicking through the Annual Catalogue.  When I reached Page 97 I saw a layout I liked and set about changing the stamp sets and colours. Using the Watercolor

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Month: November 2017

Turning Three

The son of a good friend turned three recently. When I asked my friend what things their son would like for their Birthday I was plunged into a world of characters I’d never heard of! Making the card however, found me on much more familiar ground. I reached for the Number of Years Stamp Set,

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Month: November 2017

Introducing Stamparatus

Yes, that really is the name of a FABULOUS new tool that is available to reserve from tomorrow (16th Nov) at 9pm (GMT). Stamparatus is the ultimate stamp positioner designed for Stampin’ Up! in collaboration with Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators.  You therefore know it’s a product with all of the details that stampers need and is

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Month: November 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Hand-tied Heart Bouquet

At Card & Cuppa classes, I ask my regular attendees what types of cards they would like to make. A recent request has been an anniversary card so here is the project from last week. Not only is this card perfect for anniversaries, it’s great for weddings, engagements etc too as it’s sentiment free. I

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Month: November 2017

Dragonfly Dreams and Butterfly Basics

One of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday recently. Here is the card I made. As they are a fan of pink I chose Melon Mambo, Berry Burst and Flirty Flamingo to create a bright Birthday Card. I used both the Dragonfly Dreams and Butterfly Basics Stamp Sets with the co-ordinating Detailed

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Month: November 2017

Tiny Word with One Big Meaning

I am so lucky to have this little business of mine with wonderful customers. To say thank you to those who have placed orders with me recently, I made this card.  Each card has a handwritten note from me too. This card is made using the One Big Meaning and Blooms and Wishes Stamp Sets.

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Month: November 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – A Gorgeous Swirly Bird

Last week’s Card & Cuppa classes saw the return of a favourite, Swirly Bird. This classy Birthday Card uses just three colours, Lemon Lime Twist, Peekaboo Peach and Sweet Sugarplum. Firstly, the ‘splats’ were stamped across the cardstock.  Next, a strip punched using the Decorative Ribbon Border was attached to the card. We then took

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Month: November 2017

Oh, Hello Friend

I haven’t seen a friend for a while so wanted them to know that I was thinking of them. As this friend is a BIG fan of pink (the complete opposite of me!), I entered a strange pink-tastic world. I used the Oh So Eclectic Stamp Set and Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies Bundle for the

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Month: November 2017

Say Hello to Stampin’ Blends

I’m very excited today as I get to introduce you to a BRAND NEW product. Say ‘Hello’ to Stampin’ Blends. If you’re a fan of colouring and alcohol markers, then these will be perfect for you. These alcohol markers come in twelve Stampin’ Up! colours and each have a dark and light shade for enhanced

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