Botanical Bliss birthday card

Hello everyone. As promised, I’m continuing with my showcase of Retiring Products this week. Today’s card features the Botanical Bliss stamp set and the coordinating Botanical Tags dies along with the Tufted 3D embossing folder that are all retiring soon… I’ve used Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron and Shimmery White for my colour scheme. My card […]

Tropical Oasis pocket card

Hello everyone. I hope you are well. I’ve struggled for inspiration recently and so was very grateful to my friend and new team member Gill for showing me a card she made with a ‘napkin’ or ‘diaper’ fold pocket on the front. She has inspired me to create my own one using the Tropical Oasis […]

Crafty Stamping Club – masculine theme

Hello Over in the “Crafty Stamping Club – Smiths Crafty Creations” Facebook group Tricia Smith’s current challenge to use all is to create a project with a masculine feel to it. Many people seem to struggle with masculine cards but Stampin’ Up! have so many suitable products that all we need is a little bit […]

It’s Your Day!

Hello. Yesterday was my lovely friend Fiona’s birthday and I just had to make her a card using her favourite colour purple… It also gave me an excuse to use 2 new stamp sets that I bought in the recent Stampin’ Up! 24 hour sale; Around The Corner and Crackle Paint. I love a bargain. […]

Mosaic Mood sketch challenge

Hello. Today’s project is a card made for the weekly sketch challenge set by Patricia Smith in her Facebook Group “Crafting Stamping Club – Smiths Crafty Creations… I thought that the background sections were a bit like tiles and thought Mosaic Mood would be the perfect designer series paper to use. I hope you agree… […]

Band Together birthday card

Hello and happy birthday to me! I thought as it’s my birthday I’d share a birthday card with you, using the awesome Band Together Bundle… I couldn’t decide which of the beautifully ornate dies to use, so I used a total of 4 of them! Who says less is more? Not me, when it comes […]

Magnolia birthday card

Hello. Thanks for joining me. A few days ago I showed you 6 note cards stamped with the Magnolia Blooms stamp set designed for beginners. I’ve used the same stamp set for this card but combined it with the beautiful Magnolia Lane designer series paper…. I started with a Whisper White thick card base, measuring […]

Birthday Chocolate Bar Box

Hello! Today’s project is a box made to fit a big bar of Milka chocolate as part of a birthday gift… My bar of chocolate measured roughly 7 & 1/2 inches by 3 inches so I cut a piece of Gorgeous Grape card to measure 7 & 1/2 inches by 9 & 1/2 inches. I […]

Well Written Happy Birthday

Hello. Today I want to share with you the card I made for my husband’s recent birthday. He’s not a man for a lot of fuss so I kept it clean and simple. As my old favourite Happy Birthday die has retired I used the Well Written dies instead… I used the new 2019-2021 In […]

Happy Birthday with party hats

Hello! Today I’m showing you yet another Stampin’ Up! product that will be retiring on 3 June 2019 and has been one of my favourites for quick birthdays… The Happy Birthday die does all the hard work for us and will always remain handy for that last minute card. For this version I used a […]