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
Another of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday earlier this week. This is the card I made them. The stunning image from the Butterfly Basics Stamp Set was my starting point for this card. The recipient is a fan of both Crumb Cake and Sweet Sugarplum, so my colour choice reflects this.
A lady who has recently joined my Card & Cuppa classes had their Birthday last week, so I obviously made her a card. It uses the Grateful Bunch Stamp set and Bunch of Blossoms Punch. I’ve then used Watercolor Pencils to colour the images. Do you ever get those moments when you wonder why something
Do you have those months where everyone needs a Birthday card? March is one of those months in our house. Last week, the young lady next door reached double figures and one of my nieces turned into a teenager. So, I made two similar cards using the Number of Years Stamp Set. This stamp set
If you placed an order with me recently, you will have received one of these medallion ‘Thank You’ cards. This notecard uses the Make a Medallion Stamp Set, one of the Sale-A-Bration items you can earn for FREE. Don’t forget that Sale-A-Bration ends today. This stamp set is extremely versatile with several stamps that you
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
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
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.
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
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