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Hand Stamped Botanical Stickers

My hand stamped botanical stickers are perfect for today’s card inspiration. Don’t they remind you of a relaxing summer holiday on a tropical island? Check out the pineapples, frangipani and tropical leaves. I can smell the salt sea breeze already! They are made using adhesive sheets therefore you simply peel out the backing and stick […]

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Forever Fern Card Inspiration

Forever Fern is the star of today’s card inspiration. This set has gorgeous and elegant images so you really just want to highlight them and let them speak for themselves. This is the reason why I kept the layout of the card clean and simple. You can easily make this in multiples and stamp them […]

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Trimming The Town Card Inspiration

Our card inspiration features the Trimming The Town DSP, a new set of papers from Stampin’ Up! found in the 2020 Christmas catalogue. First, what’s DSP? DSP – that’s Designer Series Paper in Stampin’ Up! language. They are printed papers that are double-sided, acid free, lignin free that has a thickness ideal for all kinds […]

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Dressy Card Inspiration

Well hello fabulous! How about we make a dressy card using the Dressed To Impress stamp set from Stampin’ Up!. This stamp set is for the sassy, brave, bold, sweet and the fierce. Every once in a while we need to be reminded that it’s ok to buy the shoes and to be as bold […]

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Card Inspiration – Gift Wrapped Bundle

Be inspired to use Designer Series Papers when making this card. Paired with The Gift Wrapped Bundle you’ll be making gorgeous cards in no time. I get a lot of enjoyment making cards when the layout is clean and simple. For my cards I used Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Papers cut into 3 […]

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Card Inspiration – Here’s To Our 2020 Graduates

This year has been challenging for all our students. Remote learning has changed education in ways that we never thought possible. It’s amazing how we all quickly adapted and so a big congratulations to all students graduating this year. Also to parents and carers who continue to support the ones learning from home. It’s quite […]

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Card Inspiration – Koala and Aussie Sunshine

Spring has sprung in Australia and we love basking in the sun whenever it decides to grace us with it’s presence. Humans and animals have begun crawling out of the winter gloom and are venturing out once more. Although we’re still in lockdown here in Victoria, exercising outside has become more pleasant with the warmth […]

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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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Card Making 101 – Label Your Ink Pads

Raise your hand if you label your ink pads. Good on you if you do this religiously when a new ink pad arrives at your doorstep because many skip this part. Perhaps it’s the excitement of breaking open a new colour or maybe you don’t know how? So why do we label in the first […]

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Coordinating Products – Flowers For Every Season and In Color

The new Stampin’ Up! catalogue is a treasure trove of ideas for card making and memory keeping therefore I recommend that you get a copy if you don’t have one yet. In there, you’ll find coordinating products to help you in your projects and samples that you can copy. Whenever a new catalogue comes out […]

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Card Making 101 – Cutting Designer Series Paper

Beautifully printed papers are essential for paper crafting. Adding a layer of gorgeous print adds interest and also the easiest and most effective way to bring your projects to life. How many times have you reached for your Designer Series Papers when you needed to make a card in a hurry? It’s my go-to when […]

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Card Making 101 – How To Cut Card Stock

Cutting card stock is one of the most important lessons in card making. Paper is expensive and you don’t want to waste it. Card stock is usually available in 2 sizes – A4 and 12×12 (inches). Make sure that you have a good quality paper trimmer and scorer. This tool is a must for every […]

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Basic Essentials In Card Making

It is simple to make a handmade card if you have the right tools and if you have just discovered the joy of card making then you have come to the right place. The two questions I often get from my customers are “What do I need to start card making?” and “How much will […]