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Card Inspiration – Dinosaur Cards

It’s time to make cards for our little heroes. Our children have been resilient, brave and understanding as they adjust to life in quarantine and isolation. Dance class, swim class, sports and extra curricular activities have been cancelled. So do playground visits and playdates. School is done at home. I have a 5-year old and […]

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Card Making 101 – How To Cut Designer Series Paper

Beautifully printed papers are essential for card making and paper crafting. It’s one of the basic building blocks needed to add interest to your work. It’s also the easiest and most effective way to bring your cards to life. How many times have you reached for your Designer Series Papers when you needed to make […]

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Happy Mail

The spirit of card giving is alive more than ever. In this strange and challenging time, self-isolation puts a tremendous strain on our mental well-being. We feel the need to connect to humankind and although social media and digital platforms offer us opportunities to connect with each other, the lack of face-to-face interaction, human touch […]

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Card Inspiration – Snow Globe

There’s something enduring and timeless about snow globes. Christmas and cosy winter scenes comes to mind. You feel like sitting next to a fire sipping your favourite cuppa, enjoying the flickering lights of your Christmas tree. Here in Australia, it’s summer from December to February. Christmas is usually warm and there’s no snow in sight. […]

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Card Inspiration – Truly Tailored For Men

We’ve made gorgeous cards for Mother’s Day and now it’s time to make cards for the men in our lives. If you’re like most card makers, inspiration doesn’t come so easily when it comes to male-themed cards. It takes a while to get the colours or the image right before we are truly happy with […]

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Card Inspiration – Let’s Sale-a-brate Specialty Papers and Eclectic Expressions

I was over the moon when I paired these two products together while I was preparing samples for my colouring class in May. I love how they worked without even trying. First I selected and fussy cut (fancy word for cutting stamped or printed images) the teapot and cup from one of the papers called […]

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Card Inspiration – Sale-a-brate With Lots Of Lavender

I’m colouring like a professional with this Lots Of Lavender Photopolymer stamp set. This stamp set is FREE for any $90 Stampin’ Up! order. Don’t miss out as Sale-a-bration ends 31 March. Have a closer look at the stamp set. It has the outline of the lavender and then to colour in, just match the […]

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Card Inspiration – Make That A Kit, Please

It’s always a challenge to fit in some creative time in this busy world. With planning and a little help from this Perennial Birthday Project Kit, you can enjoy some much needed crafty me-time. So, the thing I love about this kit is that I can make 16 gorgeous birthday cards in one sitting. All […]

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New Year – Love it, Live it, Share it

One week into the new year and I can’t help but ponder how I will live, love and share card making through my classes and everyone I meet. Choose the road less travelled – In this day of consumerism, we have forgotten to make hand made things. Not many people travel this road anymore. We […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody. Amidst the pompous and abundant celebrations with family and friends, I hope that you can find a moment to reflect upon the blessings you received this year. My Christmas card for you is a simple and humble one. As I was making this card, I pondered about the little boy born in […]

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Card Inspiration – The Power Of A Little Hello

Hello is such a powerful word. When walking down the street, do you say hello to the people around you? I am often in a rush to get my chores and errands done when I’m out and about but having a two-year old in tow brings me down to earth and also means that we […]

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Card Inspiration – Foxy Friends

If you’re looking for a cute woodland inspiration, I think that you will adore this stamp set called Foxy Friends. There are many pieces to the stamp set so you can build your own fox or other furry friends such as raccoons, rabbits, wolves, squirrels and deer. Make it a forest party for a fun […]

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Card Inspiration – Let’s Do Big, Shall We?

I love big stamps and I cannot lie. Did you just sing that in your head? There’s no doubt that we are drawn to big things – posters, letters, big sale signs, big cake… When it comes to making cards, big stamps deliver. Big stamps speak for themselves. Using them means minimal effort with big […]

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Card Inspiration – Mixing Old With The New

It’s always an exciting time when new products from Stampin’ Up! come in. Sadly, some items also need to go, just like this set of festive papers from the last annual catalogue. However, if you have been a fan of Stampin’ Up! for a while, you will know that a lot of thought and planning […]

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Card Inspiration – Pretty Paper and Birthday Balloons

I am a big fan of a good card layout. This one is an inspiration for card makers who are beginners. It can be a starting point as you gain confidence in stamping and using Designer Series Paper. It’s also an inspiration for those who are expert card makers and hoarders of pretty papers out […]