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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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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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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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Happy New Year, Happy Summer Down Under

Happy new year and best wishes for 2018. Start the year with a hobby that you will fall in love with. Join me and discover the art of stamping and card making. Projects are finished in 2 hours so you can come home with a set of beautiful handmade cards ready to give away to […]

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Card Inspiration – Summer Picnic With You

Summer has arrived in Australia. With temperatures soaring, the weather invites us to the beach, the park, the lake, the vineyard greens concerts, at the tennis and anywhere outdoorsy we can think of. And what do Australians do best outdoors? Why, we picnic of course! We are experts when it comes to picnics. It also helps […]

Handmade Stampin' Up! Summer

A Whole Lot Of Lovely Hostess Set

How are you enjoying the new catalogue? It’s been out for some time now and Stampin’ Up! brought out gorgeous new products to add to our wish lists, including new stamp sets to reward hostesses. I invite you to be my party hostess so that you can enjoy exclusive, hostess-only stamp sets. Here’s a card […]

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Stampin’ Up! 2013-2015 In Color

Say hello to Stampin’ Up!’s 2013-2015 In Color. These colours speak summer sorbet and sunny days to me! They are a fresh contrast to our current In Color collection. The new In Color collection have delicious and gorgeous names: Baked Brown Sugar Coastal Cabana Crisp Cantaloupe Pistachio Pudding Strawberry Slush I couldn’t help but use […]

School Holidays Sewing Summer

July School Holiday Sewing Class – Refashioned Daddy’s Shirt

I am so excited to teach this class. Kids will refashion daddy’s shirt into a breezy summer top. It can also be worn as a pretty skirt. How cool is that? Please remember to bring 1 old business or button down shirt for this class. Booking is essential as seats are limited. Hope to see the […]

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Goodbye to Summer Mini & Sale-a-bration

This is the last week Stampin’ Up! is accepting orders from the Summer Mini Catalogue and your last chance to get your Sale-a-bration stamp sets for free. For every $100 purchase, you get to choose 1 stamp set, paper or brads & ribbon for free. Don’t miss out. Deadline is March 31. Orders can be […]

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Stampin’ Up! Workshop

Sale-a-bration is a big event at Stampin’ Up. During this promotion, 4 stamp sets are released to be given out for free. For every $100 purchase, you get to choose and  keep one! Check out the promo in detail at Promo ends March 31 so don’t miss out on these gorgeous stamp sets! Anyway, […]

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What A Pretty Page!

The kids are working on a new project here at Alphacrafts. Summer is still around but not for long so I thought I’d make a layout to honour Summer in all its glory. The kids had a fun time in class this morning making flowers and fringes to embellish this page. We also used Stampin’ Up! Smooch […]

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Summer Fun Scrapbook Layout

Hi everyone! Summer is approaching ( in Australia!)  so I thought I’d come up with a fun scrapbook layout. There’s a lot of technique involved to achieve this pretty layout. There’s folding to make the flowers, there’s a bit of embossing, a bit of distressing here and there and also a bit of ink spritzing. […]