Hi there! A friend challenged me recently to create two cards from one stamp set – one Christmas themed and one not. One of the most versatile sets I have is Jar of Love from Stampin’ Up! so this was my go to set. I wanted to only use this set, but that meant I was limited… Read More One stamp set, 2 cards challenge
Have you ever got part way through making a card and then lost your inspiration? This happens to me more often than I like to admit, and often leaves me with part made cards, embellishments and scraps of card. In general, I don’t throw anything away; unless it is a complete disaster! Here I have… Read More Using up your scraps
I have fallen in love with a stamp set! The Painted Harvest stamp set from Stampin’ Up! is incredible. It is a layering set that creates a hand painted effect, and it is so forgiving – you can’t make a mistake! I was able to really quickly put together a card, matching envelope and gift… Read More Painted Harvest card and gift wrap
Hi there! I have been doing pretty well recently at creating. Today however I hit a bit of a block and when I sat down at my craft desk, nothing happened for a while. I have very limited free time to craft and have to make the most of every minute, so I had a… Read More Cheers to the year 1,2,3!
You always need ‘thank you’ cards and it is always wise to have some ready to go. The Dragonfly Dreams stamp set from Stampin’ Up! is perfect for just this. The images are beautiful and the sentiments are really versatile, meaning you can make some really classy cards very quickly if you need to! This… Read More Dragonfly dreams
When I buy a stamp set I want to make sure I can get lots of use out of it, and sometimes you need to look beyond the main images to the smaller ones, which will allow you to create something totally different. The Stampin’ Up! set Jar of Love has lots of different images,… Read More Don’t forget the small things…