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Reflected In Nature Cards

Reflected In Nature is a new stamp set from the occasional catalogue available until December 2021. The image in this stamp set is beautiful. It features a cottage in an idyllic and calm woodland forest across a lake. When you stamp it, the reflected image is subtle and light. You have to try and see […]

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To The Moon Card Inspiration

Today we’re using the To The Moon stamp set to make a card. I wanted to make a reusable card for this project. Every piece that goes in this card can be taken apart and re-purposed. When you watch the video tutorial you will notice that I didn’t use any adhesive. It’s a great technique […]

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Card Folder Technique

Card Folder Technique is something I came up with because I wanted to make a simpler version of a flower pot card. I love it when the receiver can take the card apart and reuse it in other ways. For instance, this can be repurposed as a cute folder. And here’s how it looks like […]

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Faux Postage Stamps

Faux postage stamps are fun and easy to make with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. Combined with Designer Series Papers and stamp sets, faux postage stamps are fun embellishments for your cards or scrapbook pages. I used the 3 smallest dies from the set to create my postage stamps. You can go bigger if you […]

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Colour Wheel Technique

The colour wheel is a valuable tool that you can use for card making. Have you ever tried making one with the ink pads that you own? The simplest way is to do a pie chart divided into 6 segments. The 6 segments will house your primary and secondary colours. Your primary colours are red […]

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Highland Heather – Colour of The Week

Highland Heather is our Colour of The Week. Make sure you add this to your repertoire of ink pads for a quick refresh. What is yours? What have you been experimenting with lately? Let me know and share your projects. I’m curious to know what you’ll use this colour for? I’m thinking flowers, lavender, seascapes, […]

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Handmade School Holidays

July School Holiday Class – Patchwork Cardmaking

Kids will love making these cards. Learning this stunning patchwork technique is easy and teaches kids  how to make beautiful cards using scraps of paper. Don’t miss out on this class. If you have kids coming over during the school holidays, why not take them to this class? This is a perfect playdate activity. They will love it! […]

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Christmas Handmade Stampin' Up!

Launch Sneak Peek Part 2

Stampin’ Up! products are not limited to making cards and scrapbook pages. They are also great for addding interest to your gift packaging. Our papers are great for making giveaways. Check out the paper covered clothes pegs. Attach magnets at the back and you have fridge magnets to giveaway – so cute and practical! Fill up […]

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Launch Party Sneak Peek

Here are a few things I’ve been playing with which you will see in person on our new catalogue launch party on August 31, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Play with the new ink pads, stamp sets and get fun tips from me! Get a chance to be picked as our hostess on the night. All hostess benefits will go to […]

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Mother’s Day Cards

Just sharing with you a couple of Mother’s Day card ideas. There’s nothing better than making mum a handmade card. This way, you can put the exact sentiment you want on the cover of your card. Remember, Mother’s Day is just around the corner so make your card for her today! Supplies Used: Classic Stampin’ […]

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Artist Trading Cards

I made some artist trading cards today to give out to people to promote my classes. It comes in a small packet containing information on what I do. I also enclosed a free card design with the sentiment “wishing you a wonderful day”, which makes an instant card when attached to a card stock. It’s […]

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Handmade School Holidays

Card Making Class

Yesterday was the start of the School Holiday Classes at Alphacrafts. I have a mix of boys and girls, aged 8-12, who attend my classes. I design cards for them to make that are manageable for little hands and yet challenging for the older ones. I still have a few spaces left for classes so […]

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Personalised 40th Birthday Card

A customer at the shop where I sell my cards asked if I can make a personalised card for a friend who is in the military. I haven’t done this sort of card before so I thought I’d take the challenge. I decided to use Stampin’ Up!’s French Foliage stamp set to emboss leaves here and […]

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Cards Of The Week

Hi everyone! Here’s a bunch of cards I’ve been making for the shops. Stampin’ Up! has released the new 2011-2012 Idea Book and Catalogue. Some of the stamp sets I used here are retiring and will no longer be available to order. Items from the new catalogue will be available starting September 1. I will be […]

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Cards Of The Week

I’ve been using banners in a lot of my projects lately. Banners liven up a page and give a festive mood to cards and scrapbook pages. Try incorporating banners in your card making today. These banners I used are actually party hats from one of my favourite stamp sets. I just took out the pompom end bits […]