Author Archives: Paula Reid

Friday Fun Fold – Turtle Friends

By | June 4, 2021

Hi there Today’s fun fold card is another one we made at last month’s team training. It’s a 5″ square card and features the cute Turtle Friends Bundle on page 56 of the Annual Catalogue. The front of the card has been scored in half and has two panels that have been dry embossed with… Read More »

Expressions in Ink – Quick and Simple Card

By | June 2, 2021

Hi there Today’s post is a quick and simple card we made at our recent training event. Even though this layout is a simple one it still has lots of texture and layers to please the eye. The Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) is so gorgeous and has a lovely range of… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Heat Emboss Edging

By | May 25, 2021

Hi there Earlier this month we had a team training day. It was great to catch up with fellow demos and create projects using new product from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue. The first project I’ll share uses products from the You’re A Peach Suite on page 60-61 and combines them with the Hand-Penned Memories and… Read More »

Fun Fold Friday – Z Fold Gate Card

By | May 21, 2021

Hi there Last weekend I attended a team training (will share the projects we made next week) and saw this card on display which had been made by Helen Wigan. I love fun folds so took a few photos and measurements so I could recreate it. I’m not sure what this card fold is called… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Embossing Paste Mask

By | May 18, 2021

Hi there Last Tuesday I shared a project that required masking using a Post-It Note and today I have another project using a different masking technique. For this technique you can create your own mask as I’ve done or use a Decorative Mask as shown on page 128 of the Annual Catalogue. I’ve combined my… Read More »

Fun Fold Friday – Pull Out Z Fold

By | May 14, 2021

Hi there You may have seen the term ‘CASE’ and wondered what it meant. CASE (in stamping terms) means Copy And Share Everything. Today’s fun fold card has been CASE’d from a US demo Susan Campfield so this design is not my idea. I’ve used the new Pansy Patch Bundle (which is part of the… Read More »

Fun Fold Friday – Triangular Tri-fold

By | May 7, 2021

Hi there I was first shown this fold of card by another demo -Kristine McNickle – last year. We made it in a portrait orientation but for today’s card I’ve swapped it around to be a landscape card. It uses a whole sheet of A4 cardstock for the base – 21cm x 27cm – cut… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Paper Pieceing

By | May 4, 2021

Hi there I’m enjoying bringing you a technique every Tuesday – it’s making me revisit techniques I’ve haven’t done for ages plus using new products for techniques. Today I have the Paper Piecing technique. This works with line art stamps and is another way to ‘colour’ your image. Using a Designer Series Paper (DSP) with… Read More »

Quite Curvy Team Swap Card

By | May 3, 2021

Hi there I got so carried away crafting in the weekend that I forgot to post my other ‘Quite Curvy’ creations. Better late than never. I created this card for a team swap earlier this year. Swaps are a great way to get samples of other products that I don’t have that I can then… Read More »

Fun Fold Friday – Waterfall Card

By | April 23, 2021

Hi there Do you ever buy a stamp set thinking “I’ve got heaps of ideas for this set’ and then find it sits for ages without seeing ink? Well this is true for my ‘Nothing’s Better Than’ bundle – so I thought I’d use the stamp set for my Waterfall card and it was perfect.… Read More »