3d · Advent countdowm · origami

Poinsettia Petals – Fold Flat Tree Decoration

So it’s a while since I made some of these – but I still love how they turn out and how different they look in different papers….I have an idea for another version too! The other great thing about these is that they are a great activity to do with kids – I used to… Continue reading Poinsettia Petals – Fold Flat Tree Decoration

3d · Card · Casual Crafter · Christmas

Snowflake Splendor Shaker Card

Final couple of Snowflake Splendor Suite projects…although that doesn’t mean I won’t create any more either…such a pretty set and as you can see here – works really well with our Shaker domes too. I’ve used one of my favourite folds too – the centre panel card – this works so well to add a… Continue reading Snowflake Splendor Shaker Card

3d · Gift box · Quick and Easy

Poinsettia Place Curve Topped Big Gift Box

Little boxes on the hillside….do you know the song? Well this isn’t a little box – it is a really good sized one – perfect for Christmas but useful at any time of year to make a gift look really special – and if you want to make in advance – it is not difficult… Continue reading Poinsettia Place Curve Topped Big Gift Box

3d · Casual Crafter · origami

Poinsettia Place: Origami decoration

With Christmas approaching, it won’t be long until the trees are up (yes..I know some already have theirs up) and we are hanging decorations. How about creating some of your own? or what about adding a mini wreath to pictures or light fittings around the home? These are perfect, because you can make them whatever… Continue reading Poinsettia Place: Origami decoration

Beginner Crafter · Card

Poinsettia Petals: One Sheet Wonder

So today is the start of a month of ‘Suite Inspiration’ using the beautiful Poinsettia Place suite in the current mini catalogue. This means that throughout the month I will be sharing projects using items from the suite…showing you how to make the most of different parts of it…and projects that use most (if not… Continue reading Poinsettia Petals: One Sheet Wonder

Card · Fancy fold card

Poinsettia Place: Fold Flat Card

Oops…. forgot to actually finish writing this – so aplogies! This is another of my Poinsettia Place project…I’ll be doing a live later this week to show you the full range – but this is a fancy fold that is perfect if you are just starting out being a little more adventurous with your card… Continue reading Poinsettia Place: Fold Flat Card

3d · treat box

Coming Home Tag Topper Treat Box – final of the trio

So here is the third installment of the trio of boxes and this one is that little bit bigger but it just demonstrates even more the versatility of this stamp and die set. If you don’t have the dies, this could be made by fussy cutting the house images from the DSP too and using… Continue reading Coming Home Tag Topper Treat Box – final of the trio

Card · Quick and Easy · Techniques

Snowflake Splendor: Baby wipe technique

I love the water colour effects in the DSP for this suite – with the range of cool blues and shading on the snowflakes – it is such a pretty effect and I wanted to try and recreate this on a card – and these come together in minutes – but each one is unique….a… Continue reading Snowflake Splendor: Baby wipe technique