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 […]


Having not been able to make previous classes, Tracey was pleased to join us yesterday at my Craft Studio and finally make her wreath.    I love to see all the different colour combinations and here Tracey used Designer Series Papers she earned for FREE during Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration 2016.    Being able to hold classes at […]