Archive for April, 2009

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a demonstrator then now is a great time to do it.  For the month of May Stampin Up! are offering a second starter kit for $150 which has been designed for scrappers.  This kit is part of the scrapbooking promotion that they are having in celebration […]

For this card I have used the new Organic Outlines stamp set.  I have used Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy and Old Olive.  For the leaf image I have used the emboss resist technique.  First I embossed the leaf using clear embossing powder on Whisper White card stock.  Then using a sponge dauber I have […]

For the Mothers


I am a leader of our youth group at the church I attend and we decided to make a small gift for all the mothers (and future mothers) who are part of our congregation – all 75 of them! On Mother’s Day, each ‘mother’ will receive one of these cute little boxes that contains a […]



I have loved the Illuminations stamp set since I saw it in last year’s Idea book and Catalogue.  I finally have it now and had to make the card that was shown in that catalogue.  I have used the same layout but different colours and other slight variations.  I love it so much!  Very, very […]



Well it was my friend Deena’s birthday today and that meant she needed a card.  I wasn’t sad about that because it meant I got a chance to play with my new stamp set ‘Pun Fun’ and also use the new ‘in colors’.  I actually really like this card.  I got the idea from split […]

Scrapbook Page


Well, I’ve had a few firsts lately.  My first quilt completed and now my first scrapbook page.  I’ve really enjoyed my card making but wanted to really sink my teeth into something bigger.  This first 12×12 double page layout is for a class that I will be doing on Thursday 23rd April at 7pm.  You heard me right.  My […]

BeanBag Bunnies


This little cutie is my latest creation.  Once again it is an idea I first saw on the Etsy site.  I have since found them as the Udessi site for sale along with other contemporary Australian art, craft and design. But this is my version.  It measures about 20cm from the top of the ears down to […]

There are no Stampin’ Up! Specials this month but I am starting my own incentive program.  This will be a benefit to workshop hostesses and customers who ‘go the extra mile’.   Actually it’s not hard, in fact it’s dead easy and the reward is free merchandise.  How cool is that! Here’s one of the options – Host a […]

Bugs & Lizards


My niece had her third birthday last week and I had to make a cute card for such a little cutie.  It wasn’t until after I gave her the card that my sister told me that in their family they have the saying “bugs and lizards” for hugs and kisses.  How cute and fitting this card was. […]