Author Archives: Paula Reid

Bouquet of Hope – Paper Pumpkin

By | April 14, 2021

The Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit provides a way to offer comfort, care, and condolences to those enduring life’s challenges. With beautiful blooms and supportive sentiments, this kind-hearted kit will allow you to soothe others’ sorrow and share your sympathy in a heartfelt, handmade way! While you can create nine comforting cards—three each of… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Bokeh Technique

By | April 13, 2021

Hi there Here’s a bit of background about what Bokeh means. In photography, bokeh (/ˈboʊkə/ BOH-kə or /ˈboʊkeɪ/ BOH-kay;[1] Japanese: [boke]) is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in out-of-focus parts of an image.[2][3][4] Bokeh has also been defined as “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light”. Now onto the project 🙂 Here’s the finished card. For my background I’ve used Balmy Blue, Coastal Cabana and… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Book Card

By | April 9, 2021

Hi there I’ve recently seen a few cards made using this fold but haven’t seen them been given a ‘name’ so I’m calling it a Book Card. It uses a standard card base – 10.5cm x 29.7cm and with one extra score line you get this fun card. On the 3rd May the current 2020/2021… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Shaving Foam Technique

By | April 6, 2021

Hi there Our Stampin’ Up! ink refills are great not only to reink your ink pads but to use for a number of techniques. Last Tuesday I shared the Baby Wipe technique and today I have another technique that uses the ink refills. You’ll also need some shaving foam – I use the ‘in house’… Read More »

Baby Wipe Technique – Multi Coloured Butterfly Brilliance

By | April 1, 2021

Hi there I had so much fun with the Baby Wipe technique that I did up another multi coloured combination with the Butterfly Brilliance bundle. I used 9 different colours – Bermuda Bay, Blushing Bride, Just Jade, Magenta Madness, Mango Melody, Mint Macaron, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade and So Saffron. After stamping the image on… Read More »

Colour INKspiration – CI96

By | March 31, 2021

Hi there As mentioned in yesterday’s post I used the colour combo from the Colour INKspiration challenge site for my Baby Wipe technique card. The colours were Melon Mambo, Flirty Flamingo, Blushing Bride, Petal Pink and Granny Apple Green (not used in yesterday’s post). When I stamped my image for yesterday’s card I did another… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Centre Step Card

By | March 26, 2021

Hi there When I make a fun fold card I like to be able to start with a standard card base so that you can get two of the design from one sheet of A4 cardstock. The Centre Step card fits into this category. Centre step cards require two cuts and four score lines to… Read More »

Last Chance Products

By | March 25, 2021

If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favourite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalogue – many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay. Check out this link to see what’s on sale.

Friday Fun Fold – Fold Over Flap Card

By | March 19, 2021

Hi there Today’s fun fold is a style I’ve been wanting to make for ages and just never got round to it. I’ve teamed it up with the Snail Mail Suite from page 55. This suite combines a stamp set, coordinating dies, Designer Series Paper (DSP), twine and embellishments. The card base is Bermuda Bay… Read More »

Butterfly Bouquet Early Release Promotion

By | March 16, 2021

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Bouquet includes early-release products from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalogue in addition to exclusive products. It includes a 10%… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Herringbone Cards

By | March 16, 2021

Hi there Last Friday’s Fun Fold card used the Herringbone Technique for the front panels and today I thought I’d show you how to make this. This technique is a great way to use up your scraps of Designer Series Paper (DSP). I had some off cut strips plus I cut some more. These strips… Read More »

Creative Inkers Stamp Camp 2021

By | March 14, 2021

Hi there A couple of weekends ago we had our annual Creative Inkers Stamp Camp in Rotorua. It was great to be able to get together with my fellow demos. The last time we were all together was Stamp Camp 2020 so there was much to catch up on. Over the weekend we made 5… Read More »