Sympathy Card

Stampin' Up! Sympathy Card

The Sympathy Card is the one card none of us want to make. And yet when it's time to create, it's the one we pour our heart and souls into knowing it's one the most important cards.  If you've ever received a sympathy card then you know that even in your time of grief you receive some small measure … [Read more...]

New Stampin’ Up! Catalogue

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This week I received a copy of the new Stampin' Up! Catalogue. Oh my! Wait until you see it.  I can't give more information, but if you'd like your own copy (and you aren't already a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator), then just fill in this form below and I'll get one out to you as soon as they're … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Valentine’s Day Card

Washi Tape Valentine's Day Card

Although I've titled this blog post Washi Tape Valentine's Day Card, I think it's a great one to also make as an Anniversary card or just an "I love you" card for that special person in your life. Creative cardmaking Tip: You can use the same technique to make this card for a variety of … [Read more...]

Pretty Gift Wrapping

pretty gift wrapping

It was my daughter's 17th Birthday the other day and she's now at the age where something more than shiny wrapping paper with balloons on it is very much appreciated.  After all, some pretty gift wrapping always makes a gift look even more exciting right? So while I didn't get to photograph my … [Read more...]

Thank You Cards

Elegant Thank You Cards

There's something so wonderful about sitting down with a cup of tea to write out some Thank You cards.  I love having a stack of handmade cards ready to express my thankfulness.  Those two words 'thank you' along with a handmade card show so much appreciation.  One of my favourite bloggers writes … [Read more...]

Make your own easy Gift Tags

make your own easy gift tags

Every now and then I sit down and make a whole heap of gift tags to have ready for when I need them.  It's relaxing and fun and because they're simple I can do them while watching a movie in my craft room.  Are you ready to make your own easy gift tags? Gather your supplies, a punch, some scrap … [Read more...]

10 Stampin’ Up! Cards You Can Make In Minutes – Part 9

Stampin' Up! Congratulations Card

I don't know how I do it, but despite looking through the Stampin' Up! Catalogue numerous times a day, I still miss some great ideas in there.  Yesterday I was looking for some inspiration when I found a Wedding card on page 68 which I hadn't seen before. I tweaked it a bit with a different … [Read more...]