Paper Blooms meets Poppy Moments!

I don’t often make cards that are not CASEd (Copy And Share Everything) and even though this is a super basic design it was nice to get in there and create! My cardstock was chosen after I settled on my choice of paper from the designer series paper “Paper Blooms”. You can earn this DSPContinue reading “Paper Blooms meets Poppy Moments!”

I’m a member of a bookclub…I must be an adult!

I am delighted to say I’m a part of a bookclub…I don’t always read the book and I may not have the most insightful review – but I do love it! Here are the bookmarks I felt we had to have! The bookmark was cut with a retired Big Shot Die. I raided my beadingContinue reading “I’m a member of a bookclub…I must be an adult!”

Beachy Little Christmas

I really love the fact that we have a Christmas stamp set perfectly suited to our Australian December climate! This card was featured at my recent class.  I added the gold foil, stamped the gold embossed sentiment and then the white embossed tree.  Once they were heat set I added the extra shell images inContinue reading “Beachy Little Christmas”

A month of scrapbooking – day 2

Here we are at day 2 of my own scrapbooking challenge…“to complete an unfinished layout or create a new one from scratch every day for the next 30 days”.  Check out this first post here to get some more information on my children’s scrapbooks *day one*  Today I’ve simply added dates to a layout thatContinue reading “A month of scrapbooking – day 2”

Cards for Piper – look for the helpers.

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my Mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers.  You will always find people who are helping’.” – Fred Rogers.   You can help to spread some love to a young lady currently going through a rough patch.  At theContinue reading “Cards for Piper – look for the helpers.”

Christmas Inspiration!

For a card maker September is the perfect time to start making your Christmas cards.  The brand new Stampin’ Up! catalogue is now here and it is full of Christmas inspiration, just like this card that I have copied here (you’ll find one very similar in the catalogue). This was one of the cards weContinue reading “Christmas Inspiration!”

Our recent launch day!

The new Stampin’ Up! catalogue has been released and we had an awesome day with a bunch of lovely ladies to welcome some fabulous new products into our crafty lives. As always Food Fx Catering were there to nourish us with their phenomenal treats. I was responsible for four of the cards we made, theyContinue reading “Our recent launch day!”

Too much fudge is never enough…

One of my daughter’s friends was just about to celebrate a milestone birthday.  Sally is allergic to cocoa butter and so can not have a lot of the chocolate that is available in the shops.  We have worked out the cooking chocolate that we can use in my fudge recipe that you can find here.Continue reading “Too much fudge is never enough…”