Beginner Crafter · Casual Crafter

Retiring products and those that are staying

This time of year is a bittersweet time in my Stampin Up! life – saying goodbye to products that I love…but that means making space for new items too….and relief that some items are carrying over. This post certainly ticks two of those – so sad to see the beautiful hand-penned DSP going – it… Continue reading Retiring products and those that are staying

Blog Hops · Casual Crafter

Inspireink Challenge…. All the purples

So having completely forgotten to join the blog hop for last month’s challenge – I have made sure to get my post done early this time! and it is a fun colour challenge set by Gez How about all the Stampin’ Up! purples? I do love purples and I love all of these in different… Continue reading Inspireink Challenge…. All the purples

Beginner Crafter · Casual Crafter

Make a Dressed to Impress Pretty Layered Card

With some lovely items retiring at the end of the month, I thought I would create a couple of cards to ‘use before I lose’! The Dressed to Impress stamp and die set is a firm favourite of mine – I think between this set and ‘Nothing’s better than’ I could probably create a card… Continue reading Make a Dressed to Impress Pretty Layered Card

Fun Fold · origami

How to make a pretty napkin fold insert card

Time for another fun fold – and how about some bright colours taken from the Waves of the Ocean with a fun fold insert? Napkin Fold cards are lovely but difficult to display – So I thought adding it to the centre of a gatefold card wold make it so much easier to display and… Continue reading How to make a pretty napkin fold insert card

3d · treat box · Video

Create my Winged Cube Box in a new Size

So I originally made a winged cube box WAY back at the start of my demonstrator journey HERE and it has been CASED loads of times…. I also made a Ferrero Sized version HERE too – but I wanted to make a shallower version that could be used for some fun treats so here is… Continue reading Create my Winged Cube Box in a new Size

Beginner Crafter · Card · Techniques

Faux Tile Technique with Blessings of Home

Pretty technique today that has been around for a while (but I have still struggled to photograph it to do it justice!) It is a lovely technique that works well with this large floral stamp for a focal image To get the true ’tile’ effect you can cut your image into smaller squares and then… Continue reading Faux Tile Technique with Blessings of Home