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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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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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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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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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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 […]