Today, we are making a Toile inspired Christmas card. Toile is a fabric printed with a repeating pattern. The standard for Toile is single colour and the theme is usually the scenic French countryside. Toile usually printed in black, blue or red for wallpaper or upholstery. Although the Campology stamp set is not a Christmas […]
With a name like Cinnamon Cider, I want to reach out for a mug and drink it. Don’t you? Winter is here and the air is crisp with woodfire smells all around. So, find a cosy spot to warm up with a steamy drink or two because what else is there to do when nature […]
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. […]
Christmas is just around the corner and if you haven’t organised your Christmas cards yet, why not attend my workshop? You’ll be surprised at how easy these cards can be put together. Simply stamp, trim and stick. There are sample cards for you to copy to make it even simpler for you. Of course it […]
My winter school holiday schedule is now available. Get the kids away from their electronic devices and get them creating again. The classes on offer are creative, imaginative and promote social interaction with other children. Card Making – The kids are making 2 pop-up cards that fold flat so that the card can be inserted […]
Hello and Happy New Year to all. I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas break and that the New Year brings you and your family renewed hope and continued blessings. I had a good Christmas break and am now refreshed and ready to share crafting ideas with the kids in my school holiday classes. […]
It had been a busy school holiday for me that I almost forgot to post what we worked on during Stamp Club last Wednesday! We made these two lovely things using the Simply Scored Tool from Stampin’ Up!. I absolutely adore the new stamp set found in the Autumn-Winter Mini catalogue called Tea Shoppe, it […]
Today is the first day of the school holidays. Have a look at today’s sewing machine class. They made a winter beanie from scratch. Kids learned how to make a pattern, sew a curve and embellish with flowers and funny monsters. So cute! Come back tomorrow and check out the scrapbook/journal they are making.
Yesterday, I had a birthday card workshop in my home. The aim was to make 15 assorted birthday cards to cover your needs for the rest of the year. I designed about 10 different kinds for everyone to copy. Then you choose which 15 cards you need. One of my girlfriends was so organized that she […]
My new handy dandy tool from Stampin’ Up! arrived by mail and right away I got busy making these gorgeous accordion flowers. The new Simply Scored (found in the new Autumn-Winter Mini Catalogue) makes projects with score lines so easy to make. So, what can you do with these flowers? They are great as gift toppers, name […]
Brrrr! It’s cold out there! Are you running out of indoor activities for the kids this winter? Why not book a class with me? Classes are fun and there’s always something new to make. July 4(Mon) – Card Making July 5(Tues) – Scrapbooking, make an art journal/mini book of your favorite things July 6(Wed) – […]
While the rest of the world is enjoying summer, we are cozying up in our warmest winter clothing and enjoying indoor activities. Time for slow cooking and lots of baking! This weather is also good for making Christmas cards which is what we’ve been making in class. Each person makes a stack of 12. It’s […]
Hi everyone! Winter has come and it has been getting chilly. Lucky, the sun is out today. Just how I like it. Plenty of sunshine and a bit of chill in the air. I’ll leave you today with some lovely cards that I made for the shops. Enjoy and have a happy week ahead!
It is freezing outside and yet some of my plants are in full bloom. Such a lovely sight amidst all the gloominess that winter brings. Our Camellia tree greets us with pink blooms as we enter the driveway. In the deck, our orchid shows off it’s purple flowers and in the backyard, just infront of […]
Winter is synonymous to Christmas and here in Australia we have Christmas In July! It is summer everywhere else except in our part of the world, which I think is great! Thus, I made a few things to celebrate the season. This Nativity Set took me quite a while to make. I just love the way baby Jesus […]