Category Archives: Designer Series Paper (DSP)

Technique Tuesday – Triple Time Stamping with DSP

By | August 3, 2021

Hi there This technique is usually used with stamps but using Designer Series Paper (DSP) as an alternative gives you a quick and easy option. I made these cards earlier in the year but seemed to have missed sharing them with you. I might need to check and see which other creations I’ve missed. The… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Z Fold version two

By | July 30, 2021

Hi there Last week I shared a Double Z Fold card and today I have another variation to share with you. The base is folded in the same way but this version has a narrow ‘double Z’ banner compared with last weeks shorter banner. As we come to the end of the Designer Series Paper… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Pinwheel technique

By | July 27, 2021

HI there We are in the last week of the July Designer Series Paper (DSP) promotion. This week my featured DSP is the Pansy Petals. This paper is part of the Pansy Petals Suite – you can see all the products included in this suite on page 28 and 29 of the Annual Catalogue. To… Read More »

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 »

Technique Tuesday – Starburst Card

By | July 20, 2021

Hi there As we have the Designer Series Paper sale on during July I thought I’d share another technique using one of the Designer Series Paper (DSP) that is part of the sale – In Good Taste. I’m so glad that this paper carried over from last years catalogue. It’s great for masculine cards and… 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 »

Technique Tuesday – Angle Cut Recess Panel

By | July 13, 2021

Hi there With the current promotion for July being 15% off selected Designer Series Paper (DSP) I thought I’d do a project that uses one of the selected DSP packs. I’ve chosen the Hand-Penned 12″ x 12″ DSP which features the new Pale Papaya In Colour along with 9 other colours. I created two designs… 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 »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Point Card

By | July 2, 2021

Hi there The good thing with sharing a fun fold project each Friday is that it’s making me make fun fold cards I’ve wanted to but never got round to. Today’s Double Point card is one I can now cross off my list. I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to make one.… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Arrow Fold Card

By | June 25, 2021

Hi there I’ve been having fun making Arrow Fold cards lately. This fold has been around for some time but I’ve been a bit slow to give them a go – but now I can’t stop making them :). The are so quick and fun to make. Today’s Arrow Fold is in a landscape orientation.… 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 – 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 »