Easy Handmade Cards – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop June ’22…

The theme of this months Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop is ‘Keep It Simple’, and what better title for this blog post then than easy handmade card. Sometimes we think we have to go all out to make fancy and intricate cards, but that really isn’t so, and sometimes simple really is just as good (if not better!!) The Tech 4 Stampers are a wonderful group of Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators all learning and developing in the world of technology. But our first love is papercrafting, so we are here to share with you all some incredible designs to help […]

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How to make an Accordion File style Gift Bag – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop May ’22…

The theme for this month’s blog hop is ‘friendship’, and what better way to celebrate friendship than to gift someone this cut accordion file style gift bag, filled with goodies and treats, a handmade card and maybe even a note to show them how much they mean to you. To make this accordion style gift bag you will need to choose two colours of co-ordinating cardstock. I chose Basic White and Melon Mambo for mine. Take one of those sheets cut two pieces measuring 9cm x 18cm out of it, then score each of them every 1 1/2 cm. Fold […]

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Stampin’ Up! Colour Co-ordination – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop April ’21…

The theme for this month’s blog hop is ‘Pretty in Pink’, so it seemed an ideal time for me to tell you all about Colour Coordination by Stampin’ Up! If you were to ask people what they love about Stampin’ Up! craft supplies you would probably get two answers… 1. Quality (it really is outstanding) and 2. Colour Coordination. Only a crafter will understand the pain of trying to find different pinks to match, so what a joy that you can get it all in one place, in the colour of your choice! Who are the Tech 4 Stampers? We […]

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How to make an Easter Treat – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop March ’21…

Hello again my crafty friends, this month’s theme for the Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop is ‘Sweet Treats’, so I am sharing with you today how to make an Easter Treat – perfect to fit a small filled chocolate egg treat (you know the one’s I mean!!) Tech 4 Stampers is a wonderful group run by the fabulous Louise Sims, who enables fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators to build their own websites and learn about all things tech related – I personally would be lost without her support and guidance! I started making my Easter Treat by taking a piece of […]

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Centre Step Card – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop Feb ’21…

The theme for this months Tech 4 Stampers blog hop is New Beginnings, and I won’t lie, this one had me stumped for a while, until I settled on making a Centre Step Card. I made this card for my prospective new Stampin’ Up! upline, hence hopefully fitting in to the New Beginnings theme! I can’t wait to rejoin and get going properly again. I couldn’t find any instructions for making a card that fit what I had in my head, so I went about creating this one on my own! I am not sure if this is technically how […]

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Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop January 2021…

After a little break from this amazing group of people I am back working with the Tech 4 Stampers Academy, and am so happy to be back with some fabulous ladies all working on developing our businesses under the leadership of Louise Sims, a master in all things technology! This months theme for the group hop is Sale-A-Bration, and once again I am sharing this brilliant stamp set Friendly Hello, it really is a favourite of mine right now. You all know that I do love to colour in, and what better stamp set to use with its gorgeous flowers […]

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Brilliant Blending Techniques – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop July 2021…

Welcome to this awesome blog hop by the Tech 4 Stampers group, where today we are showcasing Brilliant Blending Techniques. I have chosen to stick to some real basic blending, but I am sure that you will gather a whole heap of inspiration from our special group of talented crafters, so do hop around. I have combined my Brilliant Blending with the lovely Brilliant Wings Dies from Stampin’ Up! These never fail to help me make amazing projects, and they are a dream to cut on the Cut and Emboss Machine too. The base of the card is Thick Basic […]

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Handmade Home Decor – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop May ’21…

I am so excited to share my handmade home decor entry for this wonderful blog hop by the Tech 4 Stampers group. I know there are going to be some amazing projects for you in this hop, so settle down, get comfortable and be inspired. The challenge this month is a colour challenge, using all 5 of the new in colours, though really this isn’t a challenge, as they are all so gorgeous and work amazingly well together. I absolutely adore the new Pansy Patch stamps and Pansy Dies from Stampin’ Up! – they make such lovely projects and work […]

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