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Card Inspiration – Let’s Sale-a-brate With Amazing You and Springtime Foil

March is Craft Month and what better way to craft than with free products. What’s better than 1 free product? 2 free products of course! For today’s card inspiration, I combined Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper with the Amazing You Stamp Set to create beautiful and elegant cards. These products are FREE for any […]

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Envelope Inspiration – Waste Not, Want Not

As I was clearing some shelves in the craft house, I noticed my pile of magazines building up in the corner. Today is the day that I will make something out of them. In the spirit of reducing, reusing and recycling, I decided to make envelopes out of each and every page of the magazine. […]

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Card Inspiration – Sweet 2-Step Stamping

Cupcakes are the sweetest. When you’re at the bakery, don’t you just love the assortment of colours, flavours, shapes and sizes these sugary treats come in? Eat one and straight to the hips it goes! Luckily, with this stamp set, I don’t have to worry about the calories. I can stamp them in all the […]

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Card Inspiration – Coffee Cafe

Melbourne is well-known for it’s good coffee and cafe culture. Getting together for a good cuppa is always a good idea in a city that’s filled with cafes that offer all-day breakfasts, good eats and fantastic coffee. When Stampin’ Up! brought out this stamp set, I absolutely fell in love with it. With greetings such […]

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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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Number Of Years Stamp Set

Say hello to this must-have stamp set. I love how easy it is to personalise cards with numbers. I had heaps of fun making these cards for the weekend market. With a little embossing, these cards turn out really well. Perhaps what I love most about this set is the greeting that says “the number […]

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Happy New Year – Welcome New Occasions Catalogue

Happy New Year to everyone. I wish you a new year full of blessings and new beginnings. I’m not really a fan of resolutions but I try to do one achievable thing each year. This year, I will be stamping more. This time last year, I was heavily pregnant and my back was hurting constantly. […]

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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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August Big Shot Special

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the Big Shot Machine is an invaluable die-cutting and embossing tool if you are a crafter. It is perhaps one of my best buys when I was just starting out as a crafter. Not only can I cut all sorts of materials with it, I also […]

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Adding Texture To Your Paper Crafts

Remember the days when embossed stationery were only available thru letterpress companies and designs were limited to wedding and baptism? I remember my anticipation as I waited for my box of embossed wedding invitations many years ago, ordered from a letterpress company in America. I was so excited when it arrived. I admired the dainty […]

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Big Shot and Punch Art Christmas Cards

Christmas is just around the corner and today I’m feeling quite happy and accomplished to have made a bunch of Christmas cards. Handmade cards are always special and so are the people who receive them. Every time I receive one, I feel special and appreciate the creativity, time and love invested in it. Christmas is […]

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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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Stamping Technique – Masking

Masking is a technique that allows you to stamp while covering the rest of the area so that you end up with a framed image in the shape of your mask. I used my circle die for these cards. To make a mask, use a printer paper and punch out or run your circle die […]

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Honeycomb Card Tip

The Honeycomb Embossing Folder is a new product from Stampin’ Up! An effective way to use it is to run it through your Big Shot with a plain-coloured base card stock and then run it again on a printed card stock. Now that you have the lines embossed on your printed card stock, you can […]