How to create multicoloured stamped images…

I hadn’t realised until today that this week it is Thanksgiving in America, on Thursday 26th November. It is a time to step back and give thanks, and even though we don’t celebrate it over here in the UK, that doesn’t mean that we can’t also take a little time to reflect on what we have, and to be thankful for those things. I am most thankful for the friendship, creativity and community that Stampin’ Up! has offered me and continues to offer me, I honestly don’t know where I would be without it, without all of you. You are […]

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How to make a gift box with matching card…

If you scroll to the bottom of today’s post you will find a video which shows you how to make a gift box with matching card. I had a play with the upcoming Fine Art Floral suite of products this morning, available from 5th January in the January – June Mini Catalogue. It is just so beautiful I couldn’t resist having diving in and having a go! I think my favourite part of the suite here has to be the Golden Garden Designer Speciaility Acetate, it is just so pretty and I show you in the video how to attach […]

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Casually Crafting Winter is Coming Blog Hop…

Hello & welcome back to the Casually Crafting Blog Hop where this months theme is ‘Winter is Coming’ – I haven’t really shared and traditional Christmas colours in my posts this year, so this one is for all you red and green lovers, showcasing the Poinsettia Petals stamps and dies! The Casually Crafting Design Team are a group of independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrators that want to share our take on casual crafting with you all. We will be sharing what we love every 3rd Friday of each month. Make sure you check out the rest of the Design Team’s creative […]

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Stamptastic Friends November 2020 Blog Hop…

Hello and welcome to the November Blog Hop by the Stamptastic Friends, an amazing group of Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their creations with you all, this month with a theme of Non Traditional Christmas Colours. Whether you have come straight here to me, or hopped from somewhere else, be sure to hop on over to the rest of the team to see some fabulous makes. Non Traditional Christmas Colours I have been using a lot of non traditional christmas colours already this year, as I have been loving the blues and purples that some of out […]

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Make a card for any occasion…

Hello and welcome stampers, I want to share a card with you today using some new products from the Stampin’ Up! Jan – Jun Mini Catalogue, in particular a stamp set and die combo which are just perfect for helping me make a card, for any occasion! One of my goals for the new Stampin’ Up! year (which started in October!) is to take part in more blog hops and challenges, so here is my first, using a layout from the Global Design Project #GDP266. The idea is that you take the sketch, theme, colour combination etc that is given, […]

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Christmas Tree Ornament using the Christmas Gleaming stamp set

How to make a Christmas Tree Ornament…

Hello and welcome, I just wanted to hop online and show you how to make a Christmas Tree Ornament, using the Christmas Gleaming stamp set and the Gleaming Ornaments punch pack. I made this during my recent Facebook Live video and just had to share it with you. It matches beautifully with the card I shared on my blog last week, you can pop over and have a look at my Colour Your Christmas Any Colour You Like post. Just don’t forget to come back to see how I made the ornament! Here is the card and the ornament together, […]

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Colour your Christmas any colour you like…

One of the things I love about crafting is that things don’t always have to be accurate – you can colour your Christmas any colour you like – I opted for Highland Heather and Smoky Slate here, using the Christmas Gleaming stamp set and my trusty Stampin Blends. Those ornaments are simply stunning aren’t they, the design and the colour! I actually used my Highland Heather and my Purple Posy Blends, because it meant I could really give it a 3D effect as the colour got light to the middle. The colour lifter really helps to fade it into white […]

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Make something a little different…

I seem to have been making a lot of cards recently, and I wanted to make something a little different, so out came my trusty greyboard and some GORGEOUS Snowflake Splendor DSP. This project was started on a recent Facebook Live, but here it is in all it’s glory, I hope you like it. I must admit these papers and colours are my absolute favourite from the Aug-Dec Mini catalogue this year, and the Balmy Blue glimmer paper, well I have just ordered another two packs of that! If you would like to see how I made the hanging frame, […]

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Seaside Notions Shaker Card…

I have been a bit quiet on the blog the last couple of weeks, I was getting a bit burnt out, so decided to join a health club and I have been 8 times in the last two weeks, I am loving it, but I almost forgot to make anything! Whoops, lol. I spent some time in the Sauna and Jacuzzi the other day and think this must have inspired my card, my Seaside Notions Shaker Card. The background is made using Watercolour card… I heat embossed a random pattern using lots of different stamps from the set Seaside Notions, […]

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Stamptastic Friends October 2020 Blog Hop…

Hello and welcome to the September Blog Hop by the Stamptastic Friends, an amazing group of Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their creations with you all. Whether you have come straight here to me, or hopped from somewhere else, be sure to hop on over to the rest of the team to see some fabulous makes. Box Frame My first thought when I hear the words Box Frame are of samplers, usually a 12″ x 12″ frame with lots of different patterns of DSP, showcasing all the elements of a suite of products or a range of […]

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