Author Archives: Paula Reid

Eastern Palace – Part Seven

By | May 21, 2017

Hi there Well today was a total contrast to yesterday!  Beautiful blue sky and lovely and warm in the sun.  What will tomorrow bring? Today I have the last project in my Eastern Palace Suite series to share with you.  I’ve used some of the Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers on this project – they are a… Read More »

Eastern Palace – Part Six

By | May 20, 2017

Hi there Well it’s certainly been a bit colder here today – time to put the summer clothes away and get the winter woollies out. We’re drawing to the end of the Eastern Palace Suite series – just one more card to go tomorrow.  I’ve only just touched on the possibilities with this set but… Read More »

Eastern Palace – Part Five

By | May 19, 2017

Hi there Are you ready for card number five?  This card was made for a special crafting friend who has a special birthday today.  We share the same name and our birthday’s are a week apart.  She is one the most talented crafters I know and I have always been in awe of her creations.… Read More »

Eastern Palace – Part Four

By | May 18, 2017

Hi there I thought I’d take a break from making my swaps for team training on Saturday and bring you the fourth card in my Eastern Palace series. The main die used on this project is another one that doesn’t fully cut out but with a few snips of your scissors can – just cut the… Read More »

Eastern Palace – Part Three

By | May 17, 2017

Hi there Here’s the third instalment in my series showcasing the new Eastern Palace Suite.  I was a bit slow off the mark getting my stamps inked but I am loving this suite. Today’s card colour combo comes from Colour Inkspiration – it uses Dapper Denim, Pool Party and Cherry Cobbler. This card uses three… Read More »

Eastern Palace – Part Two

By | May 16, 2017

Hi there Back again with two cute cards using some more dies from the Eastern Medallions Thinlits Dies.  On Saturday I attended a training day with my upline and this was our Make and Take.  I then came home and made another one using the same design. This card uses two of the new In… Read More »

Eastern Palace – Part One

By | May 15, 2017

Hi there Over the past couple of weeks my crafting ‘mojo’ has been off on holiday somewhere – but I’m pleased to say it returned over the weekend and I was busy making cards using the new Eastern Palace suite.  Over this coming week I hope to tempt you with this wonderful suite that will… Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day

By | May 14, 2017

Hi there Today is Mother’s Day in New Zealand.  Happy Mother’s Day to all the ladies that play a ‘mothering’ role to children.  This past year I’ve become a ‘Great Aunt’ and am looking forward to playing a part in his life – he’s so cute and I had plenty of cuddles with him last… Read More »

Pillow Gifts – Family Weekend Away

By | May 9, 2017

Hi there This past weekend we have had the final 80th birthday celebration for my Mum (her birthday started back in March).  We all went down to Rotorua for a family weekend.  It was so much fun being together – my sister and her family were over from Australia. I decided it would be nice… Read More »

Colour Inkspiration – CI07

By | April 30, 2017

Hi there I’ve had a great afternoon crafting.  Phil has been out all day and I’ve had the house to myself – which means the dining room and kitchen bench have become a crafting space :).  I’ve prepped over 50 cards for a friend of mine, made two wedding anniversary cards and one graduation card and… Read More »

Fancy Fold Tri-fold Birthday Card

By | April 29, 2017

Hi there Last week a friend had a very special birthday.  She received lots of birthday cards to mark this special day.  Unfortunately my card is taking a tiki tour to her letterbox – hopefully it will turn up soon.  So Shannon here is what your card looks like 🙂 My card is based on a creation… Read More »

My Special Super Hero

By | April 20, 2017

Hi there Following yesterday’s post here is my second Everyday Hero card I created over the weekend.  This card is for an extra special super hero – my Dad :).  Today is his 84th birthday and he still remains my hero.  Hope you’ve had a great day Dad – looking forward to dessert tomorrow night… Read More »

Retiring Products list is here

By | April 11, 2017

Hi there The Retiring List of stamps and products has been released.  Check out the “Retired Products” tab to download the list.  All items are on a “while stocks last” which sometimes isn’t that long so if there is something you really want then don’t hesitate in purchasing it.  Some items sell out really fast… Read More »

Birthday Blast

By | April 7, 2017

Hi there I’m not enjoying the change over from Summer to Winter.  After getting over my sore throat my body decided it would be good to have a dose of sinus added into the mix!  Thankfully I’m now feeling better and able to breathe. Back in November I received this beautiful card from Stampin’ Up! for… Read More »