Country Floral Lane Suite from Stampin’ Up!…

Now, I wasn’t going to get the Country Floral Lane Suite from the new Stampin’ Up! Jan – Apr Mini Catalogue but boy am I glad that I did. I absolutely love the colours, the papers, the stamps and the punch, and I can see loads of uses for this one, not just Valentine’s day. As soon as I had a play, I was away making lots of samples, I just fell in love with it. The Country Floral Lane Suite colours are Petal Pink, Sweet Sorbet, Mossy Meadow, Mint Macaron and Balmy Blue, thought I opted to stick with […]

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Handmade Birthday Card – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Dec’ 22…

I know we are in the depths of Winter here in the UK, but I am really needing some bright colours in my life right now, so I went for an all round handmade birthday card for this month’s Sketch Challenge Blog Hop. Make sure you hop around the rest of the gang’s posts using the links at the bottom, to get a whole heap of birthday themed projects. The Stamptastic Friends are a super talented bunch of crafters who all want to inspire you in your own creativity, bringing you all the best of Stampin’ Up! and papercraft. I […]

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Masculine Christmas Card – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop October ’22…

The theme of our Blog Hop this month is Christmas, and as soon as I saw the Lights Aglow Designer Series Paper with those greens and blacks I knew I wanted to make a Masculine Christmas Card. Mittens are for everyone come Christmas, surely! The Stamptastic Friends are a small group of Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who come together each month to offer you inspiration and creative ideas for your own papercrafting. The links to the other posts are at the bottom, be sure to check them out and see what the guys have been up to. I saw a […]

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Sketch challenge using the Simply Succulents Bundle…

I had so much fun taking part in the Global Design Project challenge last week that I have decided to take part again, this time it is my take on a sketch challenge using the Simply Succulents Bundle. The challenges really are great for when you are stuck for inspiration, so I hope you enjoy my entry for #GDP274, with its stunning blended background! There are lots of ways to interpret this sketch challenge, as you can see by the examples over at http://www.global-design-project.com/, but I have chosen to work around the layout of the card and also to incorporate […]

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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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