Craft Classes Floral Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

Ombre Technique

Ombre Technique – It’s an inking technique that I enjoy using blending brushes. The aim is to overlap the colours but the transition should be subtle. It’s as if the colours are bleeding onto each other. Helpful tools for this technique will be blending brushes, sponge daubers, decorative masks and a colour wheel (to help […]

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In The Moment Inspiration

The In The Moment stamp set is our take-home product for March Stamp Club. It’s perfect for keeping in touch with family and friends. Also, Mother’s Day is just around the corner so if your Mum likes to stamp, she might like this as a gift. Our Stamp Club attendees enjoyed the projects above. We […]

Christmas Craft Classes Designer Series Paper Embossing Packaging Inspiration Punch Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

Trimming The Town Card

Our card inspiration features the Trimming The Town DSP, a new set of papers from Stampin’ Up! that are also found in the 2020 Christmas catalogue. First, what’s a DSP? That’s Designer Series Paper. They are double-sided printed papers usually in 12 x 12 inches but are also available in 6 x 6 inches. Coordination […]

Craft Classes Embossing Graduation Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

Zoo Globe Graduation Card

Let’s use the Zoo Globe stamp set and coordinating dies to make a shaker card for our 2020 graduates. This year has been challenging for all our students. Remote learning was hard to navigate but it’s amazing how we all adapted quickly. I think a big congratulations are in order, especially to our graduates. Also […]

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Zoo Globe Birthday Card

Today we’re making a Zoo Globe birthday card. Do you like Australian animals? I love them and this cute koala is the perfect little guy for our birthday card. If you noticed, I didn’t use this set for a shaker card. Instead, I used the dome as the sun for a sunny background. I stamped […]

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Tailored Tag Punch

Let’s use the Tailored Tag Punch for a fun Tile Technique to make a card. The idea is to lay your tiles side by side, almost like a mosaic. I like to cut the card stock with the punch before I stamp the images. Don’t worry if the images don’t completely fit in your tile. […]

Punch Stampin' Up! Tags Tools

Lovely Labels Pick A Punch

The Lovely Labels Pick A Punch let’s you do just that – pick a punch. This punch makes labels in 6 different sizes. I love that you can pick any length too. Do you like to organise and label things in your home so that everything has it’s place? What other uses will you have […]

Card Making 101 Designer Series Paper Stampin' Up! Tools

How To Cut DSP To Make A Card

Let’s learn how cut DSP (Designer Series Paper) to make a card. A reliable Paper Trimmer will come in handy for this. Also, make sure that the blade is sharp for a clean and neat cut. Designer Series Paper (DSP) are usually 12 x 12 inches. It’s always a great idea to trim them to […]

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Stamparatus Stamp Positioner

I love the Stamparatus. A must-have tool for all stampers, the Stamparatus® helps you perfectly align stamp images, stamp multiples of the same project quickly and precisely, and get complete ink coverage. It’s a stamp positioner that works. It’s also easy to use. It was created by stampers for stampers, so it has all the […]

Christmas Craft Classes Designer Series Paper Fun Fold Packaging Inspiration Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

Christmas Box for Nail Polish

Christmas box for nail polish makes a cute little gift. It’s a fabulous inspiration too for your Christmas table place settings this year. We all know that Christmas is not the same without the glitter and shine of tinsel, papers and Christmas decorations. With a little bit of Designer Series Paper (DSP), you can make […]

Craft Classes Fun Fold Handmade Packaging Inspiration Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

DIY Eco-Friendly Envelopes

Let’s make DIY eco-friendly envelopes. When I was clearing some shelves in the studio, I noticed my pile of magazines building up in the corner. They are outdated but the pages are filled with gorgeous photos of furniture, architectural and garden details. I also have a pile of brown paper packaging that I saved from […]

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Country Livin’ Stamp Set

I’m in the mood to use the Country Livin’ stamp set. As I look out my studio admiring nature, I simply had to break open this set and start playing with it. The weather is starting to warm up and our hens are pecking away enjoying the warmth. I live in the suburbs but the […]

Craft Classes Embossing Leaves Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

Heat Embossed Cards

Let’s make heat embossed cards. Have you tried heat embossing before? It elevates your card to another level by adding gloss and shine. It’s one of my favourite techniques for clean and simple cards. Heat embossing requires a few essentials: Heat Tool – It produces high heat to melt your embossing powder VersaMark – This […]

Christmas Craft Classes Designer Series Paper Packaging Inspiration Punch Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

Gift Box Punch Board

The Gift Box Punch Board should be your box maker this Christmas. The holidays are here again and if you’ve been busy baking and making things, you will need packaging. Wouldn’t it be nice if you can make your own boxes? Well, there’s a gadget for that. It’s a nifty little punch board that makes […]

Craft Classes Embossing Floral Stampin' Up! Technique Tools

Pergamano-Inspired Technique

Join me and learn this Pergamano-inspired technique for your card making. Pergamano is an ancient, delicate and beautiful technique using parchment paper. It has a charming ‘granny-ish’ lace-like look that I love. We’ll keep that style element but give it a modern twist by using vellum instead of parchment paper. Also we’ll be combining stamping […]