Category Archives: Christmas

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 »

Team Training Day Project – Fun Fold and Technique Card

By | September 13, 2021

Hi there As mentioned yesterday we held our first ever virtual training day via Facebook Live and Zoom. We all had a ball and managed to learn lots and spend time together. We are definitely looking forward to when we can meet in person. #teamdayoutnz Our original plan was to meet in person with some… Read More »

Virtual Team Training Event

By | September 12, 2021

Hi there Yesterday we were meant to have had an ‘in person’ team training event but due to Covid we had to ‘pivot’ as they now say. So rather than cancel we went online which meant more people were able to attend. It was a fun day with presentations done via Facebook Live, a game… Read More »

Brightly Gleaming Flip Flap Card

By | December 23, 2019

Hi there It’s almost here – one more day of work and then I’m on holiday. Here’s my last fancy fold card for Christmas. It’s a fold I’ve done before – it’s called a ‘Flip Flap‘ card. This card features four products from the Brightly Gleaming Suite – Christmas Gleaming stamp set, Gleaming Ornaments Punch,… Read More »

Perfectly Plaid Peekaboo Shutter Card

By | December 22, 2019

Hi there As promised today’s post features a fancy fold card. Since learning this card design I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve made it. It’s a great ‘fold’ for all ages and gives a real ‘wow’. So let’s get on and see what I’m talking about. The card base is a ‘gate’… Read More »

Brightly Gleaming – Gate Fold Card

By | December 5, 2019

Hi there Here’s another ‘alternative’ Christmas colour combo using the Christmas is Gleaming stamp set from the Brightly Gleaminng Suite. This card is CASED on an earlier card I made – originally CASED from Patty Bennett. It uses products from the Brightly Gleaming Suite along with the Ice Stampin Glitter which can also be found… Read More »

Perfectly Plaid ‘Parcel’ Christmas Card

By | October 7, 2019

Hi there One of the great benefits of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator is that we get to order product one month before a new catalogue goes live.  By having access to the product early we get to play and create projects to then share with you to inspire and showcase what’s on offer.  As… Read More »

Advent Calendar – Christmas Countdown Project Kit

By | September 18, 2019

Hi there The first thing that caught my eye in the new Holiday Catalogue was the Christmas Countdown Project Kit on page 38 – it was #1 on my list. The kit includes enough supplies for you to decorate your boxes (plus some spare embellishments), the 25 boxes which are already assembled and the outer… Read More »