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Christmas Tree Pop-Up Cards

Cold weather is the perfect time to make Christmas tree pop-up cards. As we continue working from home it’s also important that we indulge in a creative hobby that’s fun and gratifying. Hence, here’s another kit that you can assemble in your down time this winter. It’s the perfect time to stay indoors, keep warm […]

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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 – 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 […]

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Card Inspiration – White Embossing

There’s something magical and satisfying when something that’s already beautiful transforms into something even better. Stamping is already beautiful on it’s own but when you add white embossing powder and heat tool to the ensemble, it becomes extra special. Here is a basic tip that you can do at home. How to emboss in white: […]

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Card Inspiration – Truly Tailored For Men

We’ve made gorgeous cards for Mother’s Day and now it’s time to make cards for the men in our lives. If you’re like most card makers, inspiration doesn’t come so easily when it comes to male-themed cards. It takes a while to get the colours or the image right before we are truly happy with […]

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Mother’s Day Inspiration – Share What You Love Paper

Mother’s Day (Sunday, 13 May) is just around the corner. One way to add to Mum’s collection of pretty things is by giving her a gift that’s beautiful, practical and handmade. After all, every mother deserves pretty things, even stationery! The Share What You Love Designer Series Papers are elegant, pretty and just in time […]

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April Classes

This is my happy place. I never tire of prepping for a class in this lovely space. My class attendees have taken the time to rejuvenate themselves so I make sure that they have an enjoyable experience. It’s not just about making cards but also the experience of having a creative and social experience in […]

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Card Inspiration – Let’s Sale-a-brate Specialty Papers and Eclectic Expressions

I was over the moon when I paired these two products together while I was preparing samples for my colouring class in May. I love how they worked without even trying. First I selected and fussy cut (fancy word for cutting stamped or printed images) the teapot and cup from one of the papers called […]

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Card Inspiration – Make That A Kit, Please

It’s always a challenge to fit in some creative time in this busy world. With planning and a little help from this Perennial Birthday Project Kit, you can enjoy some much needed crafty me-time. So, the thing I love about this kit is that I can make 16 gorgeous birthday cards in one sitting. All […]

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Card Inspiration – Keep It Clean and Simple

It took me a while to develop a style that is beautiful and effective when making my cards. Perhaps my best advice is to keep it clean and simple. Try and use all the images that come in your stamp set to create a card. Stampin’ Up! is known for stamp sets that coordinate to […]

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New Year – Love it, Live it, Share it

One week into the new year and I can’t help but ponder how I will live, love and share card making through my classes and everyone I meet. Choose the road less travelled – In this day of consumerism, we have forgotten to make hand made things. Not many people travel this road anymore. We […]

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Happy New Year, Happy Summer Down Under

Happy new year and best wishes for 2018. Start the year with a hobby that you will fall in love with. Join me and discover the art of stamping and card making. Projects are finished in 2 hours so you can come home with a set of beautiful handmade cards ready to give away to […]

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Christmas Inspiration – Advent Calendar

Children respond to positive experiences and they remember it forever. Counting the days until Christmas is an endearing family tradition that you can start with your family, if you haven’t yet. This Advent Calendar that I designed for class is intended for small pockets of happiness each day. You can insert lollies, stickers, little messages […]

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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 […]