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Hand Stamped Botanical Stickers

My hand stamped botanical stickers are perfect for today’s card inspiration. Don’t they remind you of a relaxing summer holiday on a tropical island? Check out the pineapples, frangipani and tropical leaves. I can smell the salt sea breeze already! They are made using adhesive sheets therefore you simply peel out the backing and stick […]

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My Favourite Product -Lovely Labels Pick A Punch

Perhaps it’s the convenience that appeals to me. This punch cuts 6 different types of tags. Got different lengths in mind? Not a problem. If that doesn’t tickle your paper crafting fancy, then you’re missing out. Sure you can fussy cut but why if the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch can do it for you? […]

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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 – Dinosaur Cards

It’s time to make cards for our little heroes. Our children have been resilient, brave and understanding as they adjust to life in quarantine and isolation. Dance class, swim class, sports and extra curricular activities have been cancelled. So do playground visits and playdates. School is done at home. I have a 5-year old and […]

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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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Card Making 101 – Cutting Designer Series Paper

Beautifully printed papers are essential for paper crafting. Adding a layer of gorgeous print adds interest and also the easiest and most effective way to bring your projects to life. How many times have you reached for your Designer Series Papers when you needed to make a card in a hurry? It’s my go-to when […]

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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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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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Happy Mail

The spirit of card giving is alive more than ever. In this strange and challenging time, self-isolation puts a tremendous strain on our mental well-being. We feel the need to connect to humankind and although social media and digital platforms offer us opportunities to connect with each other, the lack of face-to-face interaction, human touch […]

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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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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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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 […]