RETIRING PRODUCTS – Floral Tissue Box Cover

Lovely craft day today with some regulars, raiding my supplies to chose their own colour scheme for projects.  They found my Morning Mocha !!!!!!   The request was flowers but not on sticks/cards.  Here I used the retiring Spiral Floral Die and various scallop punches to ‘roll’ flowers three different ways.  Love these tissue boxes […]


With the launch of a NEW catalogue, it’s time to set about updating some of my favourite projects, using NEW card and Designer Series Papers.  This was a gorgeous little box, I created using Love Blossoms Designer Series Paper Stack, for each of our team travelling companions, attending Stampin’ Up! On Stage event in April. […]


Our May monthly Demo swap group was to create two cards, one something from ‘old’ catalogue but held over into the new catalogue, and one to create something ‘new’ from our pre-order products.    For my ‘old’ project, I used Butterfly Basics stamp set and Butterflies Thinlits Dies used at a recent ‘Watercolour & Inks […]

TRIO OF CARDS – Affectionately Yours Suite

Today I’m sharing the first of my projects made with the NEW Affectionately Yours suite from Stampin’ Up! 2016/17 Annual catalogue.    Here are my first trio of cards, together with co-ordinating handmade envelopes, created using the Envelope Punch Board.    CARD 1 – I used the co-ordinating Stampin’ Write Markers to colour the raised […]


This is my favourite from today’s repeat of my recent Watercolour & Inks class.  I know it may be wrong to have favourites, but it’s only human nature to have preferences.  Ladies at both classes enjoyed playing with a variety of inking techniques, getting messy in the morning and making up some of their artwork into […]