Color Fusers Blog Hop – Feb 2024

I am loving being part of this blog hop, it is so nice to have a colour challenge to play with once a month, and this is a good one, full of lots of our soon to be retired colours, as well as my favourite Gorgeous Grape. The Color Fusers are a group of Demonstrators from around the world who join up once a month to bring you crafty inspiration using a colour challenge – I am really looking forward to seeing what everyone has made for us using these colours and I would love to see what you make […]

Continue reading

Watercolour Emboss Resist Technique – Trip Achievers’ Blog Hop Jan ’24…

Hello and welcome to today’s Trip Achiever’s Blog Hop, where today I have made a birthday card for you using the wonderful watercolour emboss resist technique and a gorgeous new stamp and die bundle called Lifetime of Love. The flowers are just so gorgeous! 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 […]

Continue reading

Softly Sophisticated Bundle – Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop Jan ’24…

Ooooh, we have got some delights in store for you with this month’s Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop, sharing all things Sale-A-Bration means I get to share this amazing Softly Sophisticated Bundle which you can earn for FREE with a £90 spend in January and February! I love hopping with the Stamptastic Friends crew. We may be a small group but we love coming together to share our creations with you, and hope that you are inspired to get creative yourself. The Softly Sophisticated Bundle is a gorgeous stamp and embossing folder bundle which work so beautifully together. I love how […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Elegant embossed handmade card…

Hello and welcome to the Tech 4 Stampers blog hop, where today I have got an elegant embossed handmade card for you. Sometimes, with certain types of occasions, you really want a more clean and simple card, and I think the use of an embossing folder can really help with this. Read on to find out more… The Tech 4 Stampers group is a wonderful group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators, all working on learning more about the wonderful world of technology, under the watchful eye of Louise Sims, our teacher and mentor. We come together here to showcase our handmade […]

Continue reading

Masculine Themed Nature Card – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop May ’23…

This month’s hop is all about the new 2023 – 2025 In Colors, and I wanted to share how I used two of them to make this masculine themed nature card, perfect for a special guy’s birthday, or even for Father’s Day (18th June in the UK). I just LOVE the new colour Copper Clay and couldn’t wait to colour the tree trunk of this card in, making it look just like an American Redwood. One of my earliest memories of childhood is of a gigantic American Redwood tree that was on the way from our house to my school, […]

Continue reading

Positive Thoughts…

This stamp set really called to me when I made this card on Saturday. I wanted to use fairly bright but soft colours and lots of layering, I am really starting to enjoy these more ‘fussy’ cards. The stamp set has got co-ordinating dies which have been available and ‘may’ be available again soon but everything can be fussy cut too, if you are in to that kind of thing! I’m not going to give you a full step by step today, but look closely and you will see some of the detail I have added. I have used every […]

Continue reading