Seasons Greetings with Painted Christmas suite products

Hello! I hope you are well. During a recent video I mentioned that the Christmas Season stamp set would be great for stamping your own ‘designer series paper’ so I thought it was about time I tried it out. I used the pine cones, berries and foliage stamps from the set with Merry Merlot, Crumb […]

#simplestampin Sunday with Textures & Frames

Hello! A few days ago I shared 3 cards I made with the Sale-A-Bration free stamp set Textures & Frames, using the circular and splodges stamps. If you missed it click here to check them out. I promised that I’d play with the remaining stamps from the set soon and I like to keep my […]

The Project Share Blog Hop – September 2021 – Thank You

Hello everyone. It’s the first Saturday of the Month so it’s time to get together with my Stampin’ friends Verity of Inky Butterfly, Gez of Nigezza Creates and Jill of Paper Daisy Crafting for our Project Share Blog Hop. We normally share each others projects every Thursday but on the first Saturday of the month […]

Silver Foil Christmas Trees using Stitched Triangle dies

Hello. Have you noticed the gorgeous silver foil speciality pack in the July to December 2021 mini catalogue? There’s a little photo of it on page 23 so it would be easy to miss it, but that really would be a shame as it’s awesome! The pack includes a 12″ x 12″ sheet of each […]

The Project Share Project

Hello! As it’s Thursday, it’s time for me to share some more amazing projects created by my talented friends Jill, Verity and Gez. Please use the links to take a closer look at their projects and video tutorials. Jill of http://www.paperdaisycrafting.co.uk created this simply beautiful Christmas card for a recent blog hop… She has since […]

Freshly Made Sketches 500 with Tidings of Christmas

Sometimes when I’m looking for a nice clean card layout to try I’ll visit the Freshly Made Sketches blog for inspiration. When I did that the other day I noticed that they’re currently celebrating their 500th sketch challenge with this layout… So I thought I’d join in the #FMS500 fun! Here’s the card I’ve made […]

Faux embossing with Summer Shadows dies – video tutorial

Hello! If you read yesterday’s post, then you’ll have seen the first card I made with the Summer Shadows dies (along with other Sale-A-Bration products). Here’s the second card I made… I used the dies for a technique that is known as ‘Faux Embossing’ because when you add die cuts to a card layer with […]

Combining Sale-A-Bration products for a thank you card

Hello, I hope you are well. I am loving the free products you can earn during this Sale-A-Bration period. They are all fabulous in their own right but also awesome when you use them together, as I’ve done with this card… I’ve used 3 Sale-A-Bration free products for this card… Summer Shadows dies – You […]

Pop Up Box Card with Counting Sheep

Hello! My friend’s little girl turned 5 a few days ago and as she loves sheep I just had to use the Sale-A-Bration free stamp set Counting Sheep for her card. A pop up box card is always fun, no matter your age so here’s the one I made… Of course there had to be […]