New baby card with a twist – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop July ’22…

The theme for this months Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop is Celebrations, and a dear friend of mine became a Grandma last week, so what better than to celebrate with a new baby card. I don’t make many of these, but I hope she likes it. The Stamptastic Friends are a super talented group of Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who come together once a month to offer you some creative inspiration. Check out the links at the end of the post to see what the rest of the team have made this month. At first glance you might not think this […]

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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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Crafting with a pop of colour…

I love using different colours in my crafting, but it isn’t often that I choose a very neutral background and then do the main crafting with a pop of colour, but I think it really works here. I took my inspiration from Connie Collins, in a ‘Case The Designer’ Global Design Project #324. Why not check out all the submissions on their webpage. This the amazing new Flowering Rainboots stamp and die set, I just love those wellies and how you can have the flowers growing out from inside them. The main colour of this card is Smoky Slate, with […]

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How to assemble the Pansy Dies from Stampin’ Up!

I remember buying a set of orchid builder dies in my first year as a demonstrator, and never using them because I couldn’t figure out how to put them together easily, so I really want to share with you today how to assemble the Pansy Dies from the new Annual Catalogue, which goes live tomorrow – 4th May. I made this slimline card to show off both the stamps and the dies, they work really well together I think and I love the blue colours, though I think I am also going to make this card in purple, pink and […]

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Butterfly Bouquet Collection from Stampin’ Up!…

Some AMAZING new products landed on my desk this week, so I am here with you today introducing the truly beautiful Butterfly Bouquet Collection from Stampin’ Up! I have only had these stamps, dies and papers for a few days but I have already made lots of samples to share with you over the coming weeks. Available for Demonstrators now (why not add it to your starter kit and join my team!) or customers from the 2nd March to the 3rd May (though the stamps and dies will feature in the next Annual Catalogue so you will get plenty of […]

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