Author Archives: Paula Reid

Technique Tuesday – Circle Stamping

By | November 30, 2021

Hi there For today’s card I used a very useful tool – the Stamparatus – to help me create my stamped circle image. The Stamparatus is a stamp positioning tool and can be used for a number of techniques too. I’ve been wanting to use this technique for some time and the Tidings & Trimmings… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Split Panel Card

By | November 26, 2021

Hi there Today’s fun fold is a card design I first made way back in 2014 and have CASEd it a number of times since for Christmas cards – check out my 2019 version here. For this years design I’ve used the Tidings of Christmas Suite from page 88-89 of the Annual Catalogue. This suite… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Retiform

By | November 23, 2021

Hi there I tried this technique a couple of years ago and wasn’t happy with the end result (I think it ended up in ‘file 13’) so I thought I’d give it another go and I’m happy with how this one turned out. Retiform is simply the crossing of lines across the cardstock. To create… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Slider Card

By | November 19, 2021

Hi there Today’s card is a fun interactive card and I’ve teamed it with a fun set – Turtle Friends. I created one of these cards a couple of years ago with a masculine theme and decided to recreate it using current products. To create this card you’ll need your Paper Trimmer, Foam Adhesive Strips… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Quilting

By | November 16, 2021

Hi there Quilting is normally associated with fabric but we can achieve the same effect with our Designer Series Paper. Today’s card is a CASE from US demo Lisa Henderson. I’ve had this technique on my list for some time and after seeing her card it inspired me to make it too. I’ve used the… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Front Flap Card

By | November 12, 2021

Hi there I first shared a Front Flap card back in 2018 and then again in 2019 and today I’ve got two variations of this design – a Single Front Flap and Double Front Flap. Most Front Flap cards are of the ‘single’ variety. The ‘flap’ is adhered to a card front rather than a… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – One Sheet Wonder

By | November 9, 2021

Hi there Last week I shared a project we made at our online event – I now have the next instalment – a ‘one sheet wonder’. A ‘one sheet wonder’ is a technique used to create a number of cards from a sheet of Designer Series Paper (DSP) based on a template. You can also… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Corner Tuck Card

By | November 5, 2021

Hi there I’ve been wanting to make a Corner Tuck card for some time and today’s the day it happened. I combined a couple of variations to create my Blackberry Beauty themed card. The card gets it’s name as you need to ‘tuck’ the front panel under the ‘corner’ to close the card. The corner… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Smooshing Technique

By | November 2, 2021

Last month we had an online event for demonstrators in the South Pacific. It was a fun afternoon of crafting together with presentations and some ‘hands on’ crafting. The first presentation was the ‘smooshing’ technique. My first attempt did not turn out well – it ended up in ‘file 13’ – but I was pleased… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Closure Card

By | October 29, 2021

Hi there I have two cards to share today – one landscape and one portrait – featuring the same fun fold to create a Closure Card. I first made this style of card back in January 2019. I CASED it from a card I was given but I think the original design was created by… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Gilded Leafing with Adhesive Sheets

By | October 26, 2021

Hi there Over the last couple of weeks I’ve shared some different ways for you to use our Gilded Leafing – applying with Tear & Tape and also with Heat & Stick Powder. Today I have another method using our Adhesive Sheets which can be found on page 167 of the Annual Catalogue. For this… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Pocket Card

By | October 22, 2021

Hi there Last Friday I shared a Faux Pocket Card and today I have a ‘real’ Pocket Card to share. I’ve used one of my favourite suites from the Annual Catalogue – Pansy Petals Suite. I love this paper and am now on my second pack of paper. This card looks similar to the one… Read More »