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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 »

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 – Split Negative

By | June 15, 2021

Hi there Today we have the Split Negative technique. This is a new one for me – I can’t believe I’ve never made a card using this cool technique. I’m so glad we’ve got black embossing powder back in our catalogue although you could do this with Memento Black ink. To create this card you… 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 »

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 »

Baby Wipe Technique – Multi Coloured Butterfly Brilliance

By | April 1, 2021

Hi there I had so much fun with the Baby Wipe technique that I did up another multi coloured combination with the Butterfly Brilliance bundle. I used 9 different colours – Bermuda Bay, Blushing Bride, Just Jade, Magenta Madness, Mango Melody, Mint Macaron, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade and So Saffron. After stamping the image on… Read More »

Butterfly Bouquet Early Release Promotion

By | March 16, 2021

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Bouquet includes early-release products from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalogue in addition to exclusive products. It includes a 10%… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Herringbone Cards

By | March 16, 2021

Hi there Last Friday’s Fun Fold card used the Herringbone Technique for the front panels and today I thought I’d show you how to make this. This technique is a great way to use up your scraps of Designer Series Paper (DSP). I had some off cut strips plus I cut some more. These strips… Read More »

Creative Inkers Stamp Camp 2021

By | March 14, 2021

Hi there A couple of weekends ago we had our annual Creative Inkers Stamp Camp in Rotorua. It was great to be able to get together with my fellow demos. The last time we were all together was Stamp Camp 2020 so there was much to catch up on. Over the weekend we made 5… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Eclipse Card

By | March 9, 2021

Hi there Today’s technique is one I haven’t done for ages – it’s called the Eclipse Technique. Most Eclipse cards use alphabet dies but you can use other dies and even punches. Here I’ve used the Playful Alphabet Dies which are a great size allowing for longer words. Our old Large Letter Dies only allowed… Read More »

Colour INKspiration Challenge – CI#91

By | January 10, 2021

Hi there It’s ages since I participated in a challenge – colour or sketch – and this weekend I’ve created cards for two different colour challenges. My first card is for the Colour INKspiration challenge. I needed two boy (15 year olds) cards so this combo was perfect. I chose Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green,… Read More »

Farewell to 2020

By | December 31, 2020

Hi there Well we have finally made it to the end of 2020. It’s certainly been a trying year for us all – adjusting to life with COVID-19. On top of COVID we’ve had some major family health issues to deal with hence not many blog posts from me of late. My MIL (86) ended… Read More »

Giant Year-End Closeout

By | December 8, 2020

If you love great deals, our Giant Year-End Closeout event is the perfect time to shop. There are fabulous discounts on some of your favorite August–December 2020 Mini Catalog items. The Year-End Closeout happens only once a year, so don’t delay—items are ‘while stocks last’. Hop on over to my online store to check out… Read More »

Ribbon Holder

By | July 17, 2020

Hi there Here we are at the end of another week – I’m looking forward to some crafting time this weekend as I haven’t had time to do anything this past week. I don’t know about you but my ribbons were in a bit of a mess. The container I kept them in meant I… Read More »