Tag Archives: Birthday

Friday Fun Fold – Book Card

By | April 9, 2021

Hi there I’ve recently seen a few cards made using this fold but haven’t seen them been given a ‘name’ so I’m calling it a Book Card. It uses a standard card base – 10.5cm x 29.7cm and with one extra score line you get this fun card. On the 3rd May the current 2020/2021… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Shaving Foam Technique

By | April 6, 2021

Hi there Our Stampin’ Up! ink refills are great not only to reink your ink pads but to use for a number of techniques. Last Tuesday I shared the Baby Wipe technique and today I have another technique that uses the ink refills. You’ll also need some shaving foam – I use the ‘in house’… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Centre Step Card

By | March 26, 2021

Hi there When I make a fun fold card I like to be able to start with a standard card base so that you can get two of the design from one sheet of A4 cardstock. The Centre Step card fits into this category. Centre step cards require two cuts and four score lines to… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Fold Over Flap Card

By | March 19, 2021

Hi there Today’s fun fold is a style I’ve been wanting to make for ages and just never got round to it. I’ve teamed it up with the Snail Mail Suite from page 55. This suite combines a stamp set, coordinating dies, Designer Series Paper (DSP), twine and embellishments. The card base is Bermuda Bay… 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 »

Friday Fun Fold – Gate Fold Card

By | March 12, 2021

Hi there Here’s another great fun fold that uses a standard sized card base. I like this type of card as it means you can get two cards from an A4 piece of cardstock. The base (Terracotta Tile) is a standard 14.8cm x 21cm. Instead of scoring at 10.5cm for the centre fold I made… 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 »

Technique Tuesday – Forever Blossoms – Watercolouring

By | March 2, 2021

Hi there For the last two weeks I’ve shared projects created with the same stamp set – Forever Blossoms – but coloured in with different methods – Daubers and Stampin’ Blends. Today’s card has been coloured in using ink and our new style Water Painters. When water colouring an image in you need to use… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Gate Fold – DSP

By | February 26, 2021

Hi there Today’s card style is one that I used for my first ever workshop back in 2012. I haven’t created this card for some time – it’s another great card fold that uses our Designer Series Paper (DSP). As Sale-A-Bration is coming to an end I thought I’d use some of the Flower and… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Watercolour Wash Panel Card

By | February 9, 2021

Hi there This past weekend was a long one here in New Zealand – we were celebrating our national day – Waitangi Day. It was a nice relaxing weekend and I managed to make 20 cards for staff who have birthday’s in March. Today’s card has a couple of techniques – a watercolour wash and… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Paper Blooms DSP Pendant Fold Card

By | February 5, 2021

Hi there Today’s card is my ‘go to’ fun fold. You start off with a piece of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper then two cuts and one score later and you’ve got a fun fold card. You can see other cards I’ve made in this design here and here. Both links share measurements to… Read More »

Friday Fun Card – Ice Cream Corner Shaker Card

By | January 29, 2021

Hi there It’s summer here in the southern hemisphere and there’s nothing better than a yummy ice cream on a hot summers day. The Ice Cream Corner Suite in the January-June Mini is the perfect suite of products to use for summer projects. My first project with this suite is a new style of shaker… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Easel Card

By | January 22, 2021

Hi there I’ve had fun making Double Easel Fold cards of late – a great way to show our beautiful Designer Series Paper (DSP). For these cards I’ve used the Paper Blooms DSP which is available for you to select as your FREE purchase with every NZD$110 order placed between now and 28 February. The… Read More »