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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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Free Class – Stamping and Paper Piecing Technique

If you’ve been making cards or paper crafting for a long time, chances are, you’ve got a ton of scrap paper that’s accumulating somewhere in your craft room. I can suggest many ways for you to use them but today I’ll show you a technique that’s fun and easy using scraps of paper and Stampin’ […]

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Out With The Old, In With The New

It’s that time of the year again when we say goodbye to our favourite products to make way for even better and new favourites. If you’ve been delaying getting your hands on items on your wish list, don’t wait any longer. There are stamp sets, ink pads, embossing folders, dies, punches and embellishments that will […]

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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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Card Inspiration – Tropical Chic Cards

How are you going so far with staying home? Covid-19 is still very much a part of our everyday lives and in Victoria, we were advised to stay home for another month. Holidays are something we can look forward to once the health crisis is over and while we wait and dream of that getaway, […]

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Ornate Garden Suite Collection Now Available

Victorian design never goes out of style. This suite will delight every card maker and paper crafter. The perfect coordination of flowery images and ornately intricate dies will inspire you to make beautiful projects. Add designer series paper, embossing folder and embellishments to the mix and you’ll really enjoy the full potential of this suite. […]

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Free Class – Hoot Hoot Hooray Tags

Hi everyone. I’ve missed you! With all the news surrounding coronavirus and the lockdown that’s preventing us from having our craft classes, I’ve decided to offer up a free video tutorial to give you all something to do while at home. This is something that some of you may have done in my class before. […]

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Card Inspiration – Snow Globe

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. […]

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Why I love the Stamparatus

I love this tool! A must-have tool for all stampers, the Stamparatus® helps you perfectly align stamp images, stamp multiples of the same project quickly and precisely, and get complete ink coverage. It was created by stampers for stampers, so it has all the features you want: Compatible with red rubber and photopolymer stamps 2 […]

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Christmas Stampin' Up!

Christmas Inspiration – Glitter And A Bit Of Paper

Here’s little inspiration for your Christmas table place settings this year. We all know that Christmas is not the same without the glitter and shine of tinsel, papers and Christmas decorations. With a little bit of paper, you can make a little box and put glitter nail polish as thank you gifts for your guests. […]

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Christmas Inspiration – Santa’s Workshop

Christmas is the time when people send the most number of cards. It’s also the busiest time for everyone. There are dinners and lunches to attend with family, workmates and friends. Then, there are gifts to buy and wrap. Weekends are often filled with activities that lead up to Christmas day. It’s hard to have […]

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Card Inspiration – Bokeh Made Simple

Bokeh is a photography term, Japanese for blur. The blur forces us to focus on the subject. In cardmaking, Bokeh produces a great background. I love how it can be achieved easily by playing with inks and sponge daubers. Here’s how: Using a sponge dauber, layer about 2-3 colours on white card stock Using a […]

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Card Inspiration – Neutrals Are Colourful Too

Neutrals can border on being boring when layer upon layer of browns and beiges are used in unbalanced proportions. Aim for elegance when using this palette. Try something simple like black and gray or contrast it with white. Stampin’ Up! Neutrals are made up of varying shades of grays and browns and to make this […]

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Card Inspiration – Simple and Beautiful

Perhaps the best part I like about card making and paper crafting in general is the enjoyment I get from beautiful papers in all shapes, colours, prints, patterns, thickness, textures and sizes. It’s not a wonder that I often use them in card making. Designer Series Papers make it easy to make cards. I often […]

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Card Inspiration – String Art

Here’s something that you can try at home that’s easy and lots of fun. Most likely, you already have all the materials in your craft box/room/studio. Not only is this technique so much fun but you can also share the technique with your kids or other crafty friends. It’s a great excuse to get together […]