Categories
Christmas Christmas Card Series Stampin' Up! Technique Trees Winter Scenes

Toile Inspired Christmas – Day 7

Today, we are making a Toile inspired Christmas card. Toile is a fabric printed with a repeating pattern. The standard for Toile is single colour and the theme is usually the scenic French countryside. Toile is usually printed in black, blue or red for wallpaper or upholstery. Although the Campology stamp set is not a […]

Categories
Embossing Leaves Stampin' Up! Wedding

Forever Fern Card

Forever Fern is the star of today’s card inspiration. This set already possesses gorgeous and elegant images so there’s no need to mess around with it. For this reason, I kept the layout clean and simple. You can easily make this in multiples and stamp greetings for other occasions such as birthdays, sympathy etc. So, […]

Categories
Christmas Embossing Packaging Inspiration Punch Stampin' Up!

Trimming The Town Card

Our card inspiration features the Trimming The Town DSP, a new set of papers from Stampin’ Up! found in the 2020 Christmas catalogue. First, what’s DSP? DSP – that’s Designer Series Paper in Stampin’ Up! language. They are printed papers that are double-sided, acid free, lignin free that has a thickness ideal for all kinds […]

Categories
Birthdays Christmas Designer Series Paper Embossing Punch Stampin' Up!

Gift Wrapped Bundle Card

The Gift Wrapped Bundle will inspire you to make cards when paired with Designer Series Papers. The key here is to have a clean and simple layout. The Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Papers (DSP) that I used here is stack of 6 x 6 inch double-sided papers that’s ideal for card making. I […]

Categories
Embossing Graduation Stampin' Up!

Zoo Globe Graduation Card

Our card inspiration today features Zoo Globe by Stampin’ Up!. This year has been challenging for all our students. Remote learning has changed education in ways that we never thought possible. It’s amazing how we all quickly adapted and so a big congratulations to all students graduating this year. Also to parents and carers who […]

Categories
Designer Series Paper Embossing Stampin' Up! Technique

Stamping and Paper Piecing

Let’s do some stamping and paper piecing. 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 in your craft room. One of the ways to use them up is a technique called paper piecing. I paired it with the Beautiful Moments […]

Categories
Craft Classes Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

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: […]

Categories
Birthdays Christmas Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody. Amidst the pompous and abundant celebrations with family and friends, I hope that you can find a moment to reflect upon the blessings you received this year. My Christmas card for you is a simple and humble one. As I was making this card, I pondered about the little boy born in […]

Categories
Craft Classes Embossing Handmade

Card Inspiration – Heat Embossing

Do you sometimes feel that something is not quite right when you’re making a card? All the elements are there but something seems to be missing?  With the clever use of the embossing technique, you can bring your cards to life and also refresh the stamp sets that you thought you’ve over-used. Bring out your […]

Categories
Christmas Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Holiday Card Idea – Day 2

I love washi tape and I love it even more when I can make my own. The Tape It Stamp Set allows me to make washi tape in the colours that I like. The possibilities are endless with this stamp set. It is so versatile and can be used for any occasion, including Christmas. The […]

Categories
Christmas Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Holiday Card Idea – Day 1

For the month of November, I will be sharing holiday card ideas with you. I hope that I can inspire you to make and send Christmas cards this year. Gold adds instant glamour to your cards. Try heat-embossing graphic images and mix and match with your Christmas stamps. This card is so easy to put […]

Categories
Embossing

Card Making Tip – Blackboard Technique

Here is a simple technique to make your paper look like a blackboard: Hold your Staz-On white ink pad at an angle and run it across your black card stock lightly. When you are satisfied with how much white smear you’ve got, set it aside to dry. You now have a blackboard Using a Versamark […]

Categories
Christmas Embossing Stampin' Up!

Stampin’ Up! Workshop

Last weekend, I did a workshop for a friend and her gorgeous set of friends. I introduced them to the new In-Color inks called Calypso Coral, Island Indigo, Pool Party. Lucky Limeade and Wisteria Wonder. Such yummy names for ink pads don’t you think? We also used the new Doily Triple Layer Punch, which is […]