Color Fusers Blog Hop – Jun 2024…

Hello and welcome to this month’s colour challenge by the Color Fusers where we are focussing on the new 2024-2026 In Color range from Stampin’ Up! The Color Fusers are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world who come together every month with a new colour challenge for you, and even better we provide a ton of inspiration for you too! I absolutely love this new 2024-2026 In Color range and have been creating sooooo many things with them. They are beautiful on their own, with our existing complement colours or even as a set of colors […]

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How to make an ink blended background – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop April ’24…

Welcome to this month’s Creativity Abounds Blog Hop, where we are focussing on techniques, and I have decided to show you how to make an ink blended background using the soon to be released Country Birdhouses bundle from Stampin’ Up! It will be available from the 1st May!! The Creativity Abounds Blog Hop group consists of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world, and we just love sharing our joy of creativity with you. We create monthly tutorial bundles as well as blog hops, and you can grab this month’s by clicking on the button below if you fancy […]

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Stippled Roses Birthday Card – Color Fusers Blog Hop – Apr 2024…

Hello and welcome to this month’s colour challenge by the Color Fusers, I have made a lovely bright birthday card using the Stippled Roses stamp set which is just a joy to colour in. The Color Fusers are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world who come together every month with a new three colour challenge for you, and even better we provide the inspiration too! If you know me, you will know that I love to craft with all things flower related. They are my favourite stamps, especially if I can colour them in, like I […]

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How to make a faux stepper card – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Mar ’23…

I’ve seen a few of these types of card around recently, after a post from the Global Design Project I believe, and because I have really liked each and every one of them I decided to show you guys how to make a faux stepper card too. I made this card as part of a ‘fun-fold’ blog hop with the Stamptastic Friends group – a small but mighty collective of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who join forces once a a month to bring you some crafty inspiration. Be sure to check out the links at the end of this post to […]

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A Spring Inspired Birthday Card – Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip Achievers Blog Hop Dec ’23…

Hello and welcome to my blog, where today I am hopping with the Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip Achievers and I am sharing this beautiful Spring inspired birthday card with you, perfect for the coming months. I am so delighted to be able to take part in these blog hops this year, with a wonderful group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world that earned the Stampin’ Up! Incentive trip for the 2022/23 Stampin’ Up! year .  Only about 1% of all the Demonstrators earn this trip every year and in April, we will be going to Mexico and staying […]

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How to colour fur with alcohol markers – Stamptastic Friends’ Blog Hop Oct ’23…

Our theme this month for the Stamptastic Friends blog hop is favourite colouring techniques, and I really wanted to share with you all how to colour fur with alcohol markers, especially because we have an amazing new stamp set out called Fluffiest Friends! The Stamptastic Friends are a lovely bunch of Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world who come together every month to share lots of crafty ideas with you – be sure to check out the links for the hop at the end of this post. I just love love love the cute critters in this new […]

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New and returning colours from Stampin’ Up! – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Jul ’23…

This month’s blog hop is focussing on the new and returning colours from Stampin’ Up! I don’t know about you but I am LOVING our new colour line up and I have chosen a really fresh and vibrant set to work with today. The Stamptastic Friends are a small group of lovely Stampin’ Up! demonstrators who come together to share their makes with you and hope to inspire your creativity. Please do check out the links at the end of the blog post to have a hop around and see what everyone else has been creating. I overlooked this stamp […]

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Easy Peasy Fun Fold Card – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop July ’23…

Now, I am not normally a fan of fancy folds, but this easy peasy fun fold card was actually really enjoyable to make, and I am giving you all the measurements you will need to be able to make one for yourself, too. And I am sure you will find lots more fun fold inspiration if you hop through the rest of the blogs using the links at the bottom. All you need to make one of these easy peasy fun fold cards is a piece of cardstock measuring 14.5cm x 21cm, a piece of the same colour card measuring […]

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How to make a Rainbow Card…

The Zany Zoo bundle is a new addition to my craft room, and as soon as I got my hands on it I just knew I wanted to use my Thursday night YouTube live to demonstrate how to make a rainbow card, using the cute characters in this set from Stampin’ Up! This bundle is part of a brand new suite of products, but I wanted to show how to use it without the papers, and was instantly drawn to that cute racoon holding the balloons. You can see how both of these cards were made by heading to my […]

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How to use heat embossing and alcohol markers…

I was asked to create a tip/technique based post for the Artisan Design Team, and I knew almost immediately that I wanted to show people how to use heat embossing and alcohol markers together. If you were to stamp and heat emboss an image, and then try to colour it in, you have two big problems. Firstly, the alcohol marker ink would get onto the heat embossed image and make it look really messy, and secondly, the ink in the markers can react with the embossed area and damage the pens! This tip shows a way around both of these […]

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