What is Stamping Off? – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Mar ’23…

The Creativity Abounds crew are focusing on the amazing Fancy Flora suite this month and I wanted to show you how to make this Two-Tone Flora card, focusing on answering that common question, what is stamping off? In short, it is a really super technique which will give you so many more options with your ink pads. I must say I absolutely love the Two-Tone Flora stamp set and love how easy it is to get real dimensional looking flowers using just one colour of ink, by ‘stamping off’. You absolutely can use these stamps with different coloured inks, too, […]

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By The Bay Multi-Faceted Box – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Jan ’23…

We here at the Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Team had out 8th Stamp Camp this weekend just gone, using the By The Bay suite of products, and this multi-faceted box was the bonus project that I chose to demonstrate live on the day. So… What is a Stamp Camp? The Stamp Camp is available to anyone who purchases the corresponding suite (or equivalent up to the value of) from one of the 13 demonstrators who are participating. Once you have your suite, I send out enough cardstock and a PDF to make 13 tutorial led (including a YouTube video) Make […]

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How to Make a Pull Tab Card – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Jan ’23…

So, I may have gone a little rogue today, as the theme for this month’s hop is actually ‘fancy fold’ cards, but I had an idea in my head that wouldn’t go away, so I decided to share how to make a pull tab card instead. It’s kind of like a fancy-fold, right? The Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Team are a team of global demonstrators who come together twice a month to share the very best of Stampin’ Up! with you all, once to create tutorials and once to share our inspiration in blog hops like this one. I must […]

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Pencil Coloured Gnome Card – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Dec ’22…

This month with the Creativity Abounds crew is all about birthdays, and I wanted to break out my watercolour pencils for this little pencil coloured gnome card. I absolutely adore this upcoming gnome set, with their cute hats and gorgeous little flowers, and that mini mushroom house, oh my heart! The Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Team are a team of global demonstrators who want to bring you the very best of Stampin’ Up! We come together twice a month, once to create tutorials and once to share our inspiration in blog hops with you. You can even purchase the Birthday […]

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Magnetic Gift Card Holder – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop November ’22…

Hello and welcome to the Creativity Abound Blog Hop where today I want to show you how to make a magnetic gift card holder. Our theme this month is Christmas gift packaging, so I might be a little off piste here, but all our nieces want these days is money or gift cards, so it’s nice to be able to decorate these up a bit. The Creativity Abound Blog Hop Team are a group of demonstrators from all around the world who want to share our love of all things stamp, ink and paper with you. You can make two […]

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Decorated Christmas Candles – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop October ’22…

Hello and welcome to the Creativity Abound Blog Hop where I am sharing today my decorated Christmas candles. I love making cards, but my heart really lies in making alternative projects like this, perfect for giving as gifts or even for craft fairs… This month is the Creativity Abounds Stamp Camp – a crafting extravaganza where demonstrators from all around the world come together to share an amazing suite of products with our customers, and this time we chose the Boughs of Holly Suite. Customers who purchase the suite get materials for 13 make and takes, a full PDF tutorial […]

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Christmas Home Decor – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Sep ’22…

I love making cards, but sometimes I want to change it up and what better than a little bot of Christmas Home Decor, something that can be hung up and admired year after year. I hope you are inspired by this post to have a go at making something for your own home! The Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Team are a group of Demonstrators from around the world who come together to bring you tutorials, blog hops and even quarterly stamp camps, all full of inspiration and ideas for your crafting. Our theme this month is ‘anything Christmas’ leaving the […]

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Make a matching gift box and card – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop August ’22…

One of the best things about papercrafting is that you can easily make a matching gift box and card for any occasion, at a fraction of the price it would cost you to buy in the shop. Read on to see how I made this lovely gift I made for someone who is having a tough time. The Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Team are a group of Demonstrators from around the world who come together to bring you tutorials, blog hops and even quarterly stamp camps, all full of inspiration and ideas for your crafting. This month our theme is […]

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Faux Bleach Technique – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop July ’22…

Welcome to the Creativity Abounds Blog Hop for our Hues of Happiness Stamp Camp where today I am sharing this faux bleach technique birthday card. This is such a fun technique to try out and I am showcasing how to do it over in the Stamp Camp Facebook Group, so if you have purchased the Hues of Happiness suite from me, head over to the group this weekend to see all the details of how I made this card. I must admit the Hues of Happiness suite is absolutely stunning, and I am sure that you are going to see […]

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Handmade Cards for Men – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop June ’21 …

It’s Father’s Day here in the UK this month, so what better month to have a handmade cards for men theme. The Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Team have got lots of masculine inspired makes for you to really give you some inspiration for this occasion, but the ideas can also be used for Birthdays, Congratulations or other occasions too. I find making cards for men a challenge, but I think one of the keys is to have a good masculine themed stamp set, just like the Vintage Tools set that I am using here today. This set is filled with […]

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