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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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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody. Amidst the pompous and abundant celebrations with family and friends, I hope that you can find a moment to reflect upon the blessings you received this year. My Christmas card for you is a simple and humble one. As I was making this card, I pondered about the little boy born in […]

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Christmas Inspiration – Coffee, Yes Please

Having lived in Melbourne for 13 years,  I now have a deep understanding of its obsession with coffee. Not just any coffee but really good coffee. We’re always on a quest for that perfect cuppa and it’s a bonus if you have a friend/ partner who shares the same habit. There’s nothing more blissful than […]

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Card Inspiration – The Power Of A Little Hello

Hello is such a powerful word. When walking down the street, do you say hello to the people around you? I am often in a rush to get my chores and errands done when I’m out and about but having a two-year old in tow brings me down to earth and also means that we […]

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Christmas Inspiration – House Boxes

You’ve done it again Stampin’ Up!. This set of dies called Home Sweet Home Thinlits Dies is genius. I love how it allows me to design any house I want as the set comes with different doors, windows, roof tiles and shapes for any occasion. Check out the gorgeous bunting, the little bone for fur […]

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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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Holiday Card Idea – Day 6

This card may seem complicated but with the help of my Circle Card Thinlits Dies, I can easily create this fabulous double-folded card. The Circle Thinlits set comes with many coordinating shapes for you to play around with. It is so versatile that you can use it for any occasion. The stamp set I used […]

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Holiday Card Idea – Day 4

The Big Shot Machine plays center role for Day 4 of the Holiday Card Idea. If you have this amazing machine, you already know how easy it is to add texture and cut out shapes to make your projects more interesting. The Big Shot allows convenience when you have to make cards in multiples. Materials […]

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Holiday Card Idea – Day 2

I love washi tape and I love it even more when I can make my own. The Tape It Stamp Set allows me to make washi tape in the colours that I like. The possibilities are endless with this stamp set. It is so versatile and can be used for any occasion, including Christmas. The […]

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Holiday Card Idea – Day 1

For the month of November, I will be sharing holiday card ideas with you. I hope that I can inspire you to make and send Christmas cards this year. Gold adds instant glamour to your cards. Try heat-embossing graphic images and mix and match with your Christmas stamps. This card is so easy to put […]

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November Stamp & Chat

I’m very excited for this month’s Stamp & Chat. Our theme is ‘make & give’. I have chosen kraft bags in polka dots and chevron, embellishment kit and A4 card stock for all attendees as part of their take-home products. This kit is for 10 beautifully packaged gifts. We are making sets of cards to […]

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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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Afternoon Stamp Camp

  Have fun and stamp away like it’s nobody’s business! Join me for an afternoon stamping session on August 31, Saturday, 2-5pm. Here’s how it works – please bring your own A4 card stock, preferably white, each sheet divided and cut into 4. This will be your card front that you will use for stamping. […]

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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. […]