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DIY Eco-Friendly Envelopes

Let’s make some DIY eco-friendly envelopes. As I was clearing some shelves in the studio, I noticed my pile of magazines building up in the corner. I decided to make envelopes out of them. They are outdated but the pages are filled with gorgeous photos of furniture, architectural and garden details. I also have a […]

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Sweet Cupcake Technique

Let’s use the Sweet Cupcake stamp set for a fun technique. Aren’t cupcakes the sweetest when used in birthday cards? This stamp set layers the icing and cups beautifully. Try layering them in monotones, like how I’ve done with my cards. I love that the stamps are photopolymer for see-through stamping. It has coordinating dies […]

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Coffee Cafe Cards

Coffee Cafe is very Melbourne indeed. Melbourne is well-known for it’s good coffee and cafe culture. Getting together for a good cuppa is always a good idea here. When Stampin’ Up! brought out this stamp set, I absolutely fell in love with it. With greetings such as ‘ Happiness is a cup of coffee shared […]

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Festival Of Trees Bundle

The Festival of Trees Bundle is a fun Christmas tree builder stamp set that coordinates with a Tree Punch. Do you like the idea of creating your own tree so that it can be in any colour and style that you like? So do I and that’s why I love this set so much. What […]

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Big Shot Machine Card Idea

The Big Shot Machine plays center role for our card idea. If you have this amazing machine, you already know how easy it is to add texture and cut out shapes to make your projects more interesting. The Big Shot allows convenience when you have to make cards in multiples. Here’s how to make the […]

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Embossing Stampin' Up! Tools

Big Shot Special

The Big Shot Machine is an invaluable die-cutting and embossing tool for card makers. It is perhaps one of my best buys when I was just starting out as a crafter. Not only can I cut all sorts of materials with it, I also enjoy the embossing feature of the machine. For this month only, […]

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Afternoon Stamp Camp

  Have fun and stamp away like it’s nobody’s business! Join me for an afternoon stamping session on August 31, Saturday, 2-5pm. Here’s how it works – please bring your own A4 card stock, preferably white, each sheet divided and cut into 4. This will be your card front that you will use for stamping. […]

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Stamping Technique – Masking

Masking is a technique that allows you to stamp while covering the rest of the area so that you end up with a framed image in the shape of your mask. I used my circle die for these cards. To make a mask, use a printer paper and punch out or run your circle die […]

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Honeycomb Card Tip

The Honeycomb Embossing Folder is a new product from Stampin’ Up! An effective way to use it is to run it through your Big Shot with a plain-coloured base card stock and then run it again on a printed card stock. Now that you have the lines embossed on your printed card stock, you can […]

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Christmas Embossing Stampin' Up!

Christmas Card Idea

Christmas is fast approaching. By now, your Christmas cards should be ready for sending (before the post office gets too busy). If you haven’t started, well, I suggest you get your materials out and start creating as soon as you can. Here are a few easy cards for you to copy using the Scentsational Season Bundle from […]

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Mystery Hostess – 4 Winners

I’m so excited to share with you the opportunity to win this month’s Stampin’ Up! Promo called “Ink-redible”. Stampin’ Up! is giving away FREE Ink Pad Collection worth $80. That’s 10 FREE Ink Pads! Choose from Subtles, Brights and Regals Collection. This promo is for a qualifying party order worth $650. This is great news for […]

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Ornament Keepsakes

My new stamp set from Stampin’ Up! arrived this morning and so I got busy and made this ornament right away. It looks complicated but it’s actually very easy to make. Of course it helped that I also ordered the Big Shot Framelits Dies which coordinate with the stamps. Otherwise, I’ll be fussy-cutting all day long! […]

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Christmas Embossing Stamp Club

August Stamp Club

Since I have just attended The Heartfelt Event at Melbourne Convention Center a while ago, my inspiration for our August Stamp Club came from the cover of our new Holiday Catalogue. At the Heartfelt Event, I attended all four classes on offer for the day and learned so many techniques! The very first class was […]

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Embossing

Embossing Folder Wonder

I am a big fan of embossing folders. At the moment I am loving Stampin’ Up!’s Vintage Wallpaper (found on page 157 of Idea Book & Catalogue). For the flower, I embossed my cardstock by running it through my Big Shot machine and then sponged it with Concord Crush Classic Stampin’ Pad (found on page 120). […]