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Free Class – Mother’s Day Purse

Mother’s Day is coming up quickly and since most of us are still on Covid-19 lockdown, we can make use of our quiet time by making a beautiful handmade purse to put our Mother’s Day card for mum, grandma or Auntie. You can make this purse with any square piece of paper. I recommend 6×6, […]

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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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Christmas Inspiration – Gift Box Punch Board

Christmas is that time of year when we need boxes and packaging the most. Stampin’ Up! has a fabulous Gift Box Punch Board that offers a solution to this need. It’s a nifty little gadget that makes 15 different sizes of boxes. The smallest box, measuring 1.7″ requires a 6″ x 6″ paper. The largest […]

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A Few Of My Favourite Things This Christmas

Alas, the new holiday catalogue is out and like every year, I want to order everything in the catalogue. We are so spoilt for choice this Christmas and with a lot of coordinating products, it took me a while to narrow down my must-have list. I based my list on Christmas products that can be […]

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Hello 2016 Catalogue. You’re so lovely.

June has finally arrived and so has the much anticipated copy. I must say that the 2016 catalogue is the loveliest thing that was delivered on my doorstep this month. I savoured every page with a nice cuppa and a  serviette to wipe the drool off my chin. So here it is, my favourite items […]

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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 […]

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Card Making 101 – Card Stock

Card stock is the paper that we use for card making and scrapbooking. It is more durable and thicker than your normal text or printing paper. You have your A4 size which is the preferred size for card making and the larger 12×12 which scrapbookers love! Where do I buy and how do I choose […]

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Card Making 101 – Your Basic Essentials

“What do I need to start making my own cards? Do I need to buy everything?” I get this question many times. My advice is to keep it simple and practical. There are so many beautiful products available for papercrafting and it can get confusing and quite overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. […]