Categories
Embossing Floral Stampin' Up!

Ornate Garden Suite Collection

The Ornate garden suite is a beautifully curated selection of products. Victorian design never goes out of style and this suite will delight every card maker and paper crafter. The perfect coordination of flowery images and intricate dies will inspire you to make beautiful projects. When you add designer series paper, embossing folder and embellishments […]

Categories
Christmas Designer Series Paper Packaging Inspiration Stampin' Up!

Christmas Box for Nail Polish

Christmas box for nail polish makes a cute little gift. It’s a fabulous inspiration too for your Christmas table place settings this year. We all know that Christmas is not the same without the glitter and shine of tinsel, papers and Christmas decorations. With a little bit of paper, you can make a little box […]

Categories
Handmade Stampin' Up!

Envelope Inspiration – Waste Not, Want Not

As I was clearing some shelves in the craft house, I noticed my pile of magazines building up in the corner. Today is the day that I will make something out of them. In the spirit of reducing, reusing and recycling, I decided to make envelopes out of each and every page of the magazine. […]

Categories
Handmade Stampin' Up!

Card Inspiration – Colouring Books

Do you have colouring books that you finished ages ago but are just lying there doing nothing? Or, have you lost interest because your pens dried out? Colouring is a very relaxing hobby. Some people take their time colouring while others like to finish colouring a page at one sitting. My mum finished an entire […]

Categories
Birthdays Craft Classes Events Handmade Stampin' Up!

Card Inspiration – Pretty Paper and Birthday Balloons

I am a big fan of a good card layout. This one is an inspiration for card makers who are beginners. It can be a starting point as you gain confidence in stamping and using Designer Series Paper. It’s also an inspiration for those who are expert card makers and hoarders of pretty papers out […]

Categories
Stampin' Up!

Hello 2016 Catalogue. You’re so lovely.

June has finally arrived and so has the much anticipated copy. I must say that the 2016 catalogue is the loveliest thing that was delivered on my doorstep this month. I savoured every page with a nice cuppa and a  serviette to wipe the drool off my chin. So here it is, my favourite items […]

Categories
Handmade Stampin' Up!

The Frugal Stamper

Last year, I made handmade invitation cards for my daughter’s baptism. I used the oval and butterfly die cuts which left me with scraps that were too nice to throw away. Recently, I was going through a mountain of scrap papers that was waiting for me to re-purpose and found them among the pile. It […]

Categories
Handmade Stampin' Up!

3-in-1 Card Layout

This layout is a great way to maximise your 6″x6″ paper. I only had a couple of very thin strips of paper that were too small to keep. No left-overs mean no small bits of paper piling up begging to be used at some point. Can you relate to this problem? Ok. Here’s how. Simply […]

Categories
Birthdays Handmade Stampin' Up!

Three-ways With 6″x6″ Designer Series Paper

Stampin’ Up!’s 6″x6″ Designer Series Paper Stack is always my choice of paper when I make cards. It’s just the right size for cards. There are 48 double-sided sheets in the stack so that’s great value at $14. Here are 3 layouts that you can do with 1 sheet of paper. I used the free […]

Categories
Christmas Handmade Stampin' Up!

Christmas Cards Sorted – Mission Accomplished