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Card Inspiration – Botanical Stickers

I’m so happy how these hand stamped botanical cut-outs turned out. Don’t they remind you of a relaxing summer holiday on a tropical island? They are made using adhesive sheets therefore there’s no need for glue. Simply peel out the backing and stick to your heart’s content. Use them for cards, journals, scrapbooking, tags and […]

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Card Inspiration – Forever Fern

Here’s a one-layer card that uses the Forever Fern stamp set. The set has gorgeous and elegant images so you really just want to highlight them and let them speak for themselves. This is the reason why I kept this card clean and simple. Let’s begin! Pick a fern that you like from the set […]

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Card Inspiration – Trimming The Town DSP

What’s DSP? DSP – that’s Designer Series Paper in Stampin’ Up! language. They are double-sided, acid free, lignin free and has a thickness ideal for all kinds of paper crafting, including box making. These DSPs are vibrant and always include a variety in every pack so you’re always spoilt for choice. Take this Trimming The […]

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Card Inspiration – Dressed To Impress

Well hello fabulous! This stamp set is for the sassy, brave, bold, sweet and the fierce. Every once in awhile we need to remind ourselves that it’s ok to buy the shoes and to be as bold as our lipstick. I feel empowered already. Aren’t you? I don’t know about you but a good lipstick […]

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Card Inspiration – Gift Wrapped Bundle

Be inspired to use Designer Series Papers when making this card. Paired with The Gift Wrapped Bundle you’ll be making gorgeous cards in no time. I get a lot of enjoyment making cards when the layout is clean and simple. For my cards I used Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Papers cut into 3 […]

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Card Inspiration – Here’s To Our 2020 Graduates

This year has been challenging for all our students. Remote learning has changed education in ways that we never thought possible. It’s amazing how we all quickly adapted and so a big congratulations to all students graduating this year. Also to parents and carers who continue to support the ones learning from home. It’s quite […]

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Card Inspiration – Tile Work Technique Tutorial

Here’s a technique that you can do during your quiet time at home. It only requires a few things that you probably already own like a punch, stamp set and ink pads. For my cards I used the following: Whisper White Cardstock 2020-2022 In Color Clear Block D Timeless Tropical stamp set Nature’s Beauty stamp […]

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Card Inspiration – Masking Technique Tutorial

Masks are everywhere. These days wearing a mask have become as normal as wearing a hat. This piece of covering is our line of defence when we’re out. I cover for you and you cover for me because we need to keep each other safe. It’s the sign of the times therefore today it’s fitting […]

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My Favourite Product – Peaceful Moments Stamp Set

I’m always on a lookout for stamp sets that have meaningful greetings for all occasion. Legible fonts, good size and a bit of panache is a big tick for me. If you think about it, there’s very limited stamping space on a card. My favourite find at the moment is Stampin’ Up!’s Peaceful Moments. Birthday, […]

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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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Card Inspiration – Foxy Friends

If you’re looking for a cute woodland inspiration, I think that you will adore this stamp set called Foxy Friends. There are many pieces to the stamp set so you can build your own fox or other furry friends such as raccoons, rabbits, wolves, squirrels and deer. Make it a forest party for a fun […]

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Card Inspiration – Mixing Old With The New

It’s always an exciting time when new products from Stampin’ Up! come in. Sadly, some items also need to go, just like this set of festive papers from the last annual catalogue. However, if you have been a fan of Stampin’ Up! for a while, you will know that a lot of thought and planning […]

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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 […]