How to make a hanging accordion card – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Feb’22…

It’s fun fold month with the Creativity Abounds Crew and I have got a super fun hanging accordion card for you today. Now, this isn’t the simplest of cards to make, but neither is it the hardest, so why not grab some card and give it a go! We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world who are coming together to share our creative ideas with you. We are happy that you can join us and hope that we can inspire you to make creations of your own. You may be starting here […]

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How to make a Wrapped Chocolate Gift…

I am getting ready for a fantabulous craft fair that I have coming up in March, and I thought you might like to see how I made this lovely wrapped chocolate gift by taking a simple (yet very tasty!) bar of chocolate and decorating it up. I used the gold theme of the chocolate bar and chose some of my beautiful retired papers that I couldn’t quite part with – I just love how decadent the Blackberry Bliss looks against the gold. The Designer Series Paper is 6″ x 9″ and the Gold Foil Mat is 10.5cm x 6cm. The […]

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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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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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Fun and Fresh Birthday Card – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop Dec ’21…

With all the mayhem of Christmas going on it can be easy to forget that people still have birthdays, so I have got a fun and fresh birthday card for you today using a real mish-mash of stamps and dies, but I love it, and I hope that you will too. This post is part of the Creativity Abound Blog Hop and we would like to welcome you to look around all of the different projects today. We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world who are coming together to share our creative […]

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How to Make an Exploding Chocolate Gift Box…

Ooooh, I love an exploding box, and even better is an exploding chocolate gift box! This project is super quick and easy to make and will surprise and delight the recipient for sure. An unassuming box, when you lift the lid the sides fall away and you are left with a scrumptious Terry’s Chocolate Orange! All you need to make this gorgeous project is a sheet of 12″ x 12″ cardstock cut down to 26.1cm x 26.1cm and a piece of the same colour measuring 13.1cm x 13.1cm. Oh, and some designer series paper, but I am sure that we […]

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How to Make an Easel Box Card…

I first made an easel box card long before I started blogging and sharing, possibly even before I joined Stampin’ Up! I designed the measurements so that the drawer would fit six Ferrero Rocher, and this little project makes a perfect gift or craft fair item, and can be filled with whatever else you can think of really, its a great size. The papers that I have used here are the Simply Elegant papers, I just thought that the gold and the black would pair beautifully with the gold and black wrappers of the sweets themselves, and I love the […]

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How to make a gorgeous gift bag…

I can’t quite believe that December is just around the corner, and seeing as it is the time for gift giving, I am bringing you a series of small gifts just perfect for friends and loved ones, kicking things off by showing you how to make a gorgeous gift bag. I have filled mine with a whole bag of chocolate limes, but you can fill this bag with whatever you want to! To make this gift bag you will need a whole sheet of A4 cardstock in a colour of your choice. I have used Soft Succulent here as it […]

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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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Multicolour Stamping with Markers…

This Multicolour Stamping with Markers technique is an oldie but a goodie, it is such a nice way of taking a single stamp and stamping it in a whole variety of colours. I have used the Shaded Summer stamp set for this card, I just love the flowery images that are in the set, as well as all of those gorgeous sentiments! I actually made this card for the Global Design Project #292, I love taking part in challenges because it can really inspire the creative person inside. This week’s challenge was to CASE the designer, Susan Wong. What a […]

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