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Christmas Stamp-a-Stack: Perfectly Plaid

Here’s another project from my Christmas Stamp-a-Stack Class. This project uses the fabulous Perfectly Plaid Bundle, a Stamp Set with matching Punch, A colour combination of Old Olive and Crumb Cake for the trees, mixed with Seaside Spray and Real Red make for a rather traditional Christmas Card. Using first and second generation stamping for

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Snow Front Stamp Set

As we’ve reached December, my final Card & Cuppa projects of the year have a festive theme. For last week’s project, I reached for the very versatile Snow Front Stamp Set. I chose a non-traditional colour combination of Highland Heather, Mossy Meadow, Balmy Blue and Early Espresso. It’s really easy to create a variety of

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Christmas Stamp-a-Stack: Christmas Gleaming

As my Christmas Card Classes have now all finished, I can share the projects with you. The first is from my Christmas Stamp-a-Stack and is this really quick and simple card made using the Christmas Gleaming Bundle. I squealed when I first saw this bundle in the Autumn/Winter Catalogue as there are TWO Punches. This

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Geared Up Garage

Every 6 weeks or so, I design a project for Card & Cuppa that is more suited to men. For this one, I reached for the Geared Up Garage Stamp Set. Normally for male cards, there is a lot of blues, greens and Crumb Cake used. I opted for a slightly brighter palette. This combination

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – A generic Birthday card

I’ll often ask the attendees to suggest cards they would like to make at Card & Cuppa sessions. A recent suggestion was a generic Birthday card, something suitable for both male and female. This project is a combination of this card and this one. It’s a great idea to combine elements of projects you have

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Perennial Birthday

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project was this pretty Birthday card, made using the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set. I used a combination of Rococo Rose, Merry Merlot and Old Olive for this project, along with Very Vanilla. We used the fabulous ‘Pearlized Doilies’ as a background. These are white on one side with a silver

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Welcome to my Stampin’ Up! Team

I’ve recently welcomed a new team member to my Stampin’ Up! Team – The Lilypad Crafters. Obviously being a crafting team, my new team member needed a handmade card. As I was creating several cards for different occasions, I used the same design as this project, with a few tweaks. Don’t be afraid to use

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Thinking of you for a friend

A friend is going through a tough time, so I wanted them to know that I was thinking of them. They are a fan of pink and sparkly things, so I designed this card using the more muted Petal Pink, along with Soft Suede and Very Vanilla. This soft combination still uses the things they

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Dandelion Wishes

At last week’s Card & Cuppa sessions, I designed one of the most difficult cards to make, a sympathy card. I used the Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set and some masking to create this pretty project. Using Sponge Brayers, Pool Party and Balmy Blue Ink, the ombre section was created. Second generation stamping then adds a

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A Dino Days Birthday Card

Yesterday, one of my ‘honorary’ nephews turned 5. I just knew I had to make him a Dino Days Birthday Card. This Bundle is perfect for children (of all ages!) and I love using the Brights colour family with it. For this project, it’s a combination of Poppy Parade, Mango Melody and Granny Apple Green.

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