Quick Tip: – don’t forget the envelopes

    Make an instant impression with your Envelopes: Isn’t it lovely to receive a handmade card, and especially so if the envelope has also been beautifully decorated; creating an excited anticipation to see what it inside. So don’t forget to beautify your envelopes too. 🙂 Project Life Point & Click Stamp Set http://www2.stampinup.com/ECWeb/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=135787 Holiday […]

Quick Tip: Inking/Stamping Stampin, Up! Cotton Ribbon – 127844

Hi Stampers,   Just a wee quick tip: Below is only a first attempt at colouring plain cotton ribbon (plain ribbon RHS of picture) to match cardstock and make patterns.     I used 7/8″ natural look cotton ribbon (127844), put some reinker into a spritzer bottle and generally played about. From left – (1 […]

Perfect Blend

      Hi Stampers!   Today I wanted to show you this beautiful card we made at our craft class last night. It is a very simple technique that results in a ‘braided’ edge.  Once I’ve got my head around video blogging I will post a video tutorial on it, so watch this space. […]

Vivid Vases – Coastal Cabana

Good Afternoon All, Not such a nice day here this afternoon. How is it with you? GIVEAWAY on Sunday 14th September. As a Thank You to those who have chosen to follow my blog this week, I will have a GIVEAWAY on Sunday 14th September. This will be one of my handmade Greetings Cards and some fab Stampin’ […]

Vivid Vases (Shelf)

      Good Afternoon All, What a time I’ve had of it today. Technology (in particular my laptop and all matters connected to it) is conspiring to drive me insane!  Hopefully I will get it all resolved in the next few days and I will be able to post more regularly without constant technical […]

Work of Art birthday card

(excuse the grey line running through the image. I’m having terrible difficulties with all things photo related on my laptop      🙁   A quick and easy card. I particularly like this as I think it would be suitable for male or female of any age. (it’s for my lovely hubbys’ birthday but ssshhhh, don’t tell […]

Swallowtail Desktop Notebook/Journal

swallowtail notebook I love this little notebook. (you could use it for a journal if you like) It was quick and relatively easy to do. I did make a couple of mistakes (like forget to use my embossing buddy before heat embossing!!) but nothing too drastic. It’s the mistakes that make it uniquely mine   🙂 […]

En Francais

En Francais:     I love playing with inks and these are a couple of little cards I came up with when I was ‘messing around’. The coordinating Stampin’ Up! inks and card stock make crafting so much simpler with the most beautiful results.   Stamps En Francais – 128562 Itty Bitty Banners – 126257 Bring […]

Weekly Deals

Don’t Miss Out! Current deals available this week only. You’ve got to check out the gorgeous stretch ruffle trim and the beautiful designer series paper.   WEEKLY DEALS:  


Comment: – An easy, fun little card to make. Novice card makers will easily be able to make this and feel justifiably proud of their efforts. Design Credit for this little card goes to Mary Brown. NB: – For reference; I’ve listed every single Stampin Up item used to make this card however most card […]