Category Archives: 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue

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 – 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 »

Technique Tuesday – Gilded Leafing with Tear and Tape

By | October 12, 2021

Hi there Have you tried our Gilded Leafing on page 143 of the Annual Catalogue? This was a carryover product from the January-June Mini Catalogue and I must admit I haven’t used mine much. Over the next couple of weeks I’ll share some ways you can use it with different types of adhesive. First up… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Bay Window Card

By | October 8, 2021

Hi there I’m back again with another fun fold card that’s new to me – it’s called a Bay Window Card. It uses a half sheet of A4 cardstock and with 5 easy scores you have a fun fold card. This card design has been around for awhile and was so easy to make. It… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Chalk Pastels and Dry Embossing

By | October 5, 2021

Hi there Who knew the Chalk Pastels were so versatile? Today’s project features another technique for you to try with the Chalk Pastels and an Embossing Folder. I’ve chosen the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder. These aren’t normal colours I would have chosen to use with this folder but I actually really like how it turned… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Side Flap Card

By | October 1, 2021

Hi there I came across a card idea I’d saved from years ago and decided to recreate it to fit our metric cardstock and current products. The original card used half a sheet of cardstock for the base and the flap. What I wanted for my card was to recreate the ‘flap’ on the side… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Chalk Pastels and VersaMark

By | September 28, 2021

Hi there I’ve got another technique to share today using our Chalk Pastels, VersaMark, a Sponge Dauber and a Cotton Bud. For this card I stamped the large image from Forever Blossoms with VersaMark to the largest tag from the Tailor Made Tags dies. To apply the Chalk I ‘scribbled’ some to my desk pad… Read More »