Card Design Inspiration – CASE a Colleague – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop April ’21…

Sometimes it can be hard to get that all important card design inspiration, so the Stamptastic Friends are here to show you one way you can make a start when you are really struggling for what to create, with our CASE a Colleague blog hop. The Stamptastic Friends are a friendly bunch of talented crafters who come together once a month to share their passion for all things crafty with you. We would love you to be inspired by our ideas, so do be sure to hop around using the links at the bottom of this post to see what […]

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Make a Masculine Z-Fold Card – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop March ’21…

The Stamptastic Friends have got a super hop for you this month as we all showcase our favourite tools, and I am demonstrating how to make a masculine z-fold card to highlight the awesome Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer. The Stamptastic Friends are a friendly bunch of crafters who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, so do be sure to hop around using the links at the bottom of this post for more ideas and inspiration. I must admit I have been absolutely blown away by the new paper offering, Waves of the Ocean. It is […]

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How to make a pull tab card – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Feb ’22…

The theme for our hop this month is animals, and as soon as I saw this Happy Hedgehogs stamp set I fell in love, and knew I wanted to create a fun fold card with it, so why not sit back, relax and let me show you how to make a pull tab card! This post is part of the Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop and this month the theme is Sale-A-Bration. We are a friendly bunch of crafters who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, so do be sure to hop around using the links […]

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Stamping with Black Ink or grey Ink – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Jan ’22

Sometimes I forget that we have a big choice to make in crafting, stamping with Black ink or Grey Ink!! It sounds so simple but I think it can make such a big difference to the finished piece, as you can see below (I hope… they look much more different in real life!) This post is part of the Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop and this month the theme is Sale-A-Bration. We are a friendly bunch of crafters who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, so do be sure to hop around using the links at […]

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Quick Table Favour – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Dec ’21…

Hello and welcome to another Stamptastic Friends blog hop, where this month’s theme is ‘Something quick to make’, and I am so late making this project that it needed to be quick, so this quick table favour is just perfect! The Stamptastic friends are a lovely bunch of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, so do be sure to hop around using the links at the bottom of this post for more ideas and inspiration. I just happened to have a chocolate lolly from Lidl which hasn’t been eaten yet (I […]

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Handmade Christmas Gift Idea – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Nov ’21…

Hello and welcome to another Stamptastic Friends blog hop, where this month’s theme is ‘Nature’, a theme I have loosely followed for my handmade Christmas gift idea. I popped into the local supermarket the other day and whilst buying some chocolate for my in person classes I saw these cute cyclindrical boxes filled with salted caramel chocolate truffels… well, the idea of a kind of freeze came into my head and I just couldn’t resist. The Stamptastic friends are a lovely bunch of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, so do […]

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Christmas Table Favours – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Oct ’21…

The theme for this months blog hop is table favours/small gift packaging, and I have made these cute little Christmas table favours ready for my family Christmas this year. You could quite easily change the design up though, and turn them into small host treats or even Halloween treats, as they hold a standard size small slim chocolate bar! The Stamptastic friends are a lovely bunch of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, so do be sure to hop around using the links at the bottom of this post for more […]

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Send a card to say hello – Stamptastic Friends September ’21 Blog Hop…

The theme for this months Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop is ‘Autumn Colours’ and I knew as soon as I saw this that I wanted to use the stunning new Intricate Leaves dies to send a card to say hello to someone that I have been very much missing over the last few months. This is such a gorgeous die set that you can use all year round, and works so nicely with many other stamp sets too. The Stamptastic friends are a lovely bunch of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, […]

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Make a Mini-Album – Stamptastic Friends August 2021 Blog Hop…

The theme of this month’s blog hop is ‘Summer Events’, and I really wanted to use some of our amazing new Designer Series Paper to make a mini-album, ready for all of those Summer holiday photographs. Only problem is, we aren’t having a Summer holiday this year!! Lol. This will be ready and waiting for me when we do go away next though, and will hopefully inspire you to make an album of your own with your favourite papers. The Stamptastic friends are a lovely bunch of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their passion for all things crafty […]

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No-line Colouring Technique – Stamptastic Friends July Blog Hop…

The theme of this month’s Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop is Sale-A-Bration, and I am here showcasing the Delicate Dahlias set with the No-Line Colouring Technique, just one of many techniques that I will be teaching on my upcoming Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Marker Course. You could earn this set for FREE, when you spend over £90 with Stampin’ Up! from 3rd August to 30th September. The Stamptastic friends are a lovely bunch of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who want to share their passion for all things crafty with you, so do be sure to hop around using the links at the bottom […]

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