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Tic Tac Toe challenge blog hop

Flying seagull card handmade - pink and green with a circle cut from the centre and flowers added

It’s time for another blog hop with the Let’s Craft Together group. This month, we were given a Tic Tac Toe challenge. At the moment, my favourite two colours are a couple of the new In Colours – Petunia Pop and Summer Splash. I’ve been using the stamps from Spotlight on Nature a lot as […]

Chain card swap following Tracy’s card

Handmade twisted gatefold card in yellow and green featuring a cartoon bee image

Welcome to the last in a series of eleven blog hops for our Chain Card Swap. A group of Australian Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators formed a group late last year to create cards and swap them in a process like a chain letter (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). The first card in each sequence […]

Chain Card Swap following Monique’s card

Handmade card featuring a coffee press and cup, in brown tones

  Welcome to the eighth in a series of blog hops for our Chain Card Swap. A group of Australian Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators formed a group late last year to create cards and swap them in a process like a chain letter (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). The first card in each sequence […]

Chain card swap following Maheswari’s card

Handmade card in blue with flower in centre

Welcome to the sixth in a series of Chain Card Swaps blog hops. At the beginning of October, Tracy Held started a fun journey with 10 other Australian demonstrators. We called it a “Chain Card Swap” (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). Each of us designed a card (Round 1) and sent it off […]

Chain card swap following Kayla’s card

Welcome to the fifth in a series of Chain Card Swaps blog hops. At the beginning of October, Tracy Held started a fun journey with 10 other Australian demonstrators. We called it a “Chain Card Swap” (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). Each of us designed a card (Round 1) and sent it off […]

Chain card swap beginning with Genna’s card

Hand made card featuring a cute bee image with flowers and hearts

Welcome to the fourth in a series of Chain Card Swaps blog hops. At the beginning of October, Tracy Held started a fun journey with 10 other Australian demonstrators. We called it a “Chain Card Swap” (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). Each of us designed a card (Round 1) and sent it off […]

Chain card swap beginning with Cheryl’s card

Handmade split card featuring a hot air balloon

Welcome to the third in a series of Chain Card Swaps blog hops. At the beginning of October, Tracy Held started a fun journey with 10 other Australian demonstrators. We called it a “Chain Card Swap” (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). Each of us designed a card (Round 1) and sent it off […]

Chain Card Swap beginning with Carolina’s card

a koala juggling cup cakes

Welcome to the second in a series of Chain Card Swaps. At the beginning of October, Tracy Held started a fun journey with 10 other Australian demonstrators. We called it a “Chain Card Swap” (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). Each of us designed a card (Round 1) and sent it off to one […]

Chain card swap beginning with Annette’s card

Horizontal Christmas card with tree

Welcome to the first in a series of blog hops for our Chain Card Swap. A group of Australian Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators formed a group late last year to create cards and swap them in a process like a chain letter (although I’ve called it Chinese Whispers cards). The first card in each sequence is […]

Tricorn Fold card using Countryside Inn DSP

Front view of tricorn fold card in blues

I made this Tricorn Fold card for a special friend to celebrate her 60th birthday. She has been a customer of mine since my very first class so I knew I had to make her a special card. I found it on Pinterest which lead to JanB’s YouTube video, which has measurements in both imperial […]

Hot air balloon Make & Take card

Handmade card featuring a red, yellow and blue hot air balloon in the sky

At my recent Mini catalogue launch, attendees made two Make & Take cards using new products. One of the cards was this hot air balloon card, using the new Hot Air Balloon bundle. The background was created by die cutting a piece of white cardstock using a die from the Basic Borders Dies to create […]

Easy five-strip cards

Card made with five strips of coloured cardstock

I created a couple of these very easy cards, but I love how effective they are. I cut the strips of cardstock at 5mm wide, and the width of the card base (10.5cm for the portrait card), then adhered them with a slight gap between the strips. I used dies from the Stylish Shaped Dies […]

Picture to Page Christmas class

Gatefold pop-out Christmas card, Christmas tree tag and gift card holder

In October, I was part of the team working on the Stampin’ Up! stand at the From Picture to Page Craft Show at Sandown Racecourse. Here’s our team photo, I created the items for the Christmas class we ran there in the mornings, using the Merriest Trees bundle and the A Walk in the Forest […]

Faux shutter card

Faux shutter card using Christmas papers

I had seen a few of this type of card, called a Faux Shutter card, or a Fractured card, on Pinterest, so decided to give it a try. I had a shoebox swap with my team on the weekend so thought it would be a good card to create. I used a sheet from the […]

Cheerful Daisies shoebox swap card

Another shoebox swap card I did at my recent craft retreat was this one by Janine. It uses the Cheerful Daisies bundle. I love the spot of colour added behind the daisies by using a blending brush. Happy Crafting