How to Create a Building Block Card

I’m always on the lookout for new card designs…..and this was one that I just had to try! The original creator was Jan Brown (a lovely demonstrator from the UK). Jan created her card in Imperial measurements, but I wanted to recreate it using Metric/cm measurements so that it would fit into an Australian sized … Read more

Butterflies and Flowers Layering Decorative Masks – Oh my!

Looking for a great way to create a striking background or focal point on any creation? Look no further than these Decorative Masks. Use them with any inkpad colour and apply that colour using your Blending Brushes! This is one of the easiest techniques I’ve tried in a long while………there are 6 mask templates so … Read more

Introducing the Heart and Home Suite!

The Heart and Home Suite of products is brand NEW in the January to June Mini Catalogue! Bring that vintage farmhouse aesthetic from your home into your paper-crafting projects. You’ll love creating with the Heart & Home suite……especially when Stampin’ Up! has done all the hard work of coordinating for you! For the larger cards, … Read more

Make A Difference with the Strong of Heart Stampset

The Strong Of Heart Stamp Set is a great one for creating some encouragement cards to send to anyone who might need some right now. When you purchase this set, you get love and encouragement sentiments and images that are perfect for cardmaking. You’ll also get those warm fuzzy feelings that come along with doing … Read more

Foolproof Watercolouring!

Earlier this week it was wet, cold and rainy……and I thought it would be a good time to break out my “Feels Like Home” stampset (FREE with any $90 spend before shipping)…….and Soft Pastels for some crafting therapy. This stampset features the perfect line-art image for Water Colouring techniques. For this card, I’ve used the … Read more

Playing with the NEW Blackberry Beauty Suite!

When I first leafed through the new July-December Holiday Mini Catalogue, this was the first Suite to catch my eye. Not specifically Christmas themed, but it definitely can be! This gorgeous new Blackberry Beauty suite of products launches TOMORROW with the start of the new July-December Holiday Mini Catalogue!

Natural Touch Specialty Designer Series Paper – Available for a few more days only!

Just a heads-up that this gorgeous paper is still available but through May 3rd ONLY! As always, it’s difficult to see how beautiful the texture is and what creative techniques it might lend itself to! I created this technique to show the versatility of the Natural Touch Specialty Paper (available only for a limited time … Read more