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Card Inspiration – Tile Work Technique Tutorial

Here’s a technique that you can do during your quiet time at home. It only requires a few things that you probably already own like a punch, stamp set and ink pads. For my cards I used the following: Whisper White Cardstock 2020-2022 In Color Clear Block D Timeless Tropical stamp set Nature’s Beauty stamp […]

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Card Inspiration – Inking With Markers

Have you tried inking your stamp sets with markers? It’s a technique that requires only a few things so you should be able to manage with what you have. To ink your stamps, simply run your markers on the images then stamp. The photo above shows you how. It’s as easy as that! Inking with […]

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Card Inspiration – Masking Technique Tutorial

Masks are everywhere. These days wearing a mask have become as normal as wearing a hat. This piece of covering is our line of defence when we’re out. I cover for you and you cover for me because we need to keep each other safe. It’s the sign of the times therefore today it’s fitting […]

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Papercraft At Home Class – July 2020

It’s time for another class! As we continue working from home it’s also important that we indulge in a creative hobby that’s fun and gratifying. Hence, here’s another kit that you can assemble in your down time this winter. It’s the perfect time to stay indoors, keep warm and cosy up with Christmas card making. […]

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Card Inspiration – Simply Citrus Kit

What a glorious sight it is to see our lemon tree brimming with fruit in winter. From my window, I can see bright yellow fruits peeking among the dark green leaves. As a result, I get up on the ladder to pick them, twisting the stem and releasing the citrus oily aroma around me. Citrus […]

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My Favourite Product – Jar of Flowers Bundle

The Jar of Flowers Bundle is a versatile and beautiful set found in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalogue and just like in our everyday lives, mason jars are great vessels for flowers, drinks, food and everything in between. In card making and paper crafting it opens a lot of possibilities and creativity. Let’s explore the things […]

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My Favourite Product – Peaceful Moments Stamp Set

I’m always on a lookout for stamp sets that have meaningful greetings for all occasion. Legible fonts, good size and a bit of panache is a big tick for me. If you think about it, there’s very limited stamping space on a card. My favourite find at the moment is Stampin’ Up!’s Peaceful Moments. Birthday, […]

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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 Inspiration – Tropical Chic Cards

How are you going so far with staying home? Covid-19 is still very much a part of our everyday lives and in Victoria, we were advised to stay home for another month. Holidays are something we can look forward to once the health crisis is over and while we wait and dream of that getaway, […]

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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 – Bokeh Made Simple

Bokeh is a photography term, Japanese for blur. The blur forces us to focus on the subject. In cardmaking, Bokeh produces a great background. I love how it can be achieved easily by playing with inks and sponge daubers. Here’s how: Using a sponge dauber, layer about 2-3 colours on white card stock Using a […]

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Card Inspiration – Neutrals Are Colourful Too

Neutrals can border on being boring when layer upon layer of browns and beiges are used in unbalanced proportions. Aim for elegance when using this palette. Try something simple like black and gray or contrast it with white. Stampin’ Up! Neutrals are made up of varying shades of grays and browns and to make this […]

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Card Inspiration – Simple and Beautiful

Perhaps the best part I like about card making and paper crafting in general is the enjoyment I get from beautiful papers in all shapes, colours, prints, patterns, thickness, textures and sizes. It’s not a wonder that I often use them in card making. Designer Series Papers make it easy to make cards. I often […]

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Card Inspiration – String Art

Here’s something that you can try at home that’s easy and lots of fun. Most likely, you already have all the materials in your craft box/room/studio. Not only is this technique so much fun but you can also share the technique with your kids or other crafty friends. It’s a great excuse to get together […]

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Card Inspiration – White Embossing

There’s something magical and satisfying when something that’s already beautiful transforms into something even better. Stamping is already beautiful on it’s own but when you add white embossing powder and heat tool to the ensemble, it becomes extra special. Here is a basic tip that you can do at home. How to emboss in white: […]