Smitten By Happy Congratulations

You’ve done it again Stampin’ Up!. You got me smitten over another lovely stamp set called Happy Congratulations. I can think of a hundred ways to use this set. The lantern image is so adorable and how charming is that greeting? Any bride and groom would love happiness be their destination. Don’t let this stamp […]

Invitation Card Idea

I love finding new ways of using my stamps. I want to make sure that I have many uses for them. I also like to give them a fresh look by trying a different technique like embossing to make the images stand out. My family enjoys camping so I bought this stamp set called The Great Outdoors. […]

Embossing Technique

Here’s another gorgeous embossing technique using different ink pads and water. It’s a fun technique that produces clean, modern and simple cards for any occasion. This technique has become my favourite and I can’t wait to share it with you on my upcoming workshop on March 30. If you live in Ferntree Gully or near […]

Embossing Techniques Workshop

Embossing is such a beautiful way of adding texture and elegance to your cards. There are now many modern ways of embossing. It has come a long way from simply heating up and melting your powders into your projects. It’s fun to learn the techniques. Why not try something different on your “me time” and […]

New Arrivals

Stampin’ Up!’s Occasions Catalogue is here and there are so many new exciting products to play with. One of my favourite items in the catalogue is this Scalloped Tag Topper Punch. You can create so many projects with this punch. Punch the two ends of the paper and create a lolly bag or a post-it holder. […]

Home-made Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas…’Tis the season for giving, ’tis the season for baking and ’tis the season for showing off your amazing DIY talent to your family and friends. The holidays can be expensive especially if you have a long list of family and friends. However, if you have a DIY and cooking prowess plus a few reliable recipes […]

Christmas Card Ideas

Christmas is just a few days away and if at this point you are still scrambling to finish your Christmas cards, here are a few ideas for you. We all know how hard it is to find gifts for teenagers. More often than not, they prefer cash or gift cards so that they can buy […]

Handmade Cards and the Steiner Mum In Me

I have always been impressed with the Waldorf style of education founded by Rudolf Steiner. I like the idea of developing my imagination through sensory experiences. Perhaps that is why I am such an advocate of handmade items. Being a Rudolf Steiner mum to my children, I expose them to handmade things everyday thru the hand stitched […]

Why I Love Stampin’ Up! Punches

When I want to make a card or scrapbook page that packs a punch, I reach out for my reliable punches. A lot of my stamp sets have a coordinating punch. How cool is it to stamp an image and have a punch that’s the exact size and shape? No more fussy cutting for you […]

Envelope Punch Board

It’s finally here! The envelope punch board has arrived and I am having a ball making envelopes! I can’t stress it enough. Creativity flows when you have the right tools. It’s also more fun because when time is of importance, the right tools let you create without the hassle of tricky measurements and fussy cutting. […]

DIY – Striped Banner

The school holidays is just around the corner and I’m thinking, the kids will love it if there’s something cheerful at the gate to welcome them to class. It’s bringing a smile to my face already. I can’t wait to hang this up! Make your own banner today. This is perfect for the kids’ room […]