Category Archives: 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue

Friday Fun Fold – Double Z Fold

By | July 23, 2021

Hi there There are lots of ‘Z Fold’ variations and today I have a Double Z Fold. One of the guys at worked turned 21 last weekend and I wanted to make him a fun card. I’ve paired a fun fold (always good for a masculine card) with a fun stamp set – Turtle Friends.… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Angled Z Fold

By | July 16, 2021

Hi there I hope you’ve all had a good week. It’s hard to believe we are already half way through July. Today’s card is a variation on a Z fold card. It ticks all the boxes for a good fun fold for me – I can get two cards from a sheet of cardstock, easy… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Triangle Fold

By | July 9, 2021

Hi there I have two cards for you today using the same fold – one in a portrait orientation and the other in a landscape orientation. This fold is called a Double Triangle fold and it uses half a sheet of cardstock – cut on the diagonal. I had some pansies and leaves (from the… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – ‘Cloud’ Template

By | June 29, 2021

Hi there Today’s card is the second card we made at my recent workshop – you can see the Pansy Card we made here. This card uses a number of new products from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue. The base product is the Beauty of Friendship Bundle from pages 10 and 11. I really love the… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Partial Dry Embossing

By | June 22, 2021

Hi there Last Saturday I held a workshop for a lovely group of ladies – we had a great afternoon crafting and here is one of the cards we made. It uses the partial dry embossing technique. This is where you dry emboss your cardstock front but leave an area free of the embossing to… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Spotlight Technique

By | June 8, 2021

Hi there The Spotlight Technique is a great technique to use with large line art stamps. I now have the perfect stamp for this – Daisy Garden – and a new way of creating this technique thanks to a fellow demonstrator Tee-Jay. Normally you would stamp your image, die cut part of the image out… Read More »

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 »