Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Demonstrator Training Blog Hop May 2022 featuring Hello Beautiful!


Thank you for joining us for the Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator Training Program Monthly Blog Hop! I'm super excited to have you hop along and gather ideas and creative inspiration. We're a group of Stampin' Up demonstrators from around the world who are collaborating together to learn, share and grow our Stampin' Up businesses, and we all really appreciate your support.

You may be starting here or have come from another blog - either way you can find the link list at the bottom of this post so that you can jump from blog to blog easily. Make sure you check out all of the amazing projects!

This month, I have used the Hello Beautiful Bundle and the new 2022-2024 In Colours for my customer thank you cards. Thats right! For my wonderful customers who shop with me during May 2022, you will receive a sampling of these products in the form of a hand made thank you card from me. How exciting!

The Hello Beautiful Bundle includes the Hello Beautiful Stamp Set and the Beautiful Shapes Dies. The stamp set includes a variety of abstract images that are designed to be stamped in groups, collaged, or repeated to make patterns and designs. There's a light texture on the surface of the stamps that will have a slightly watercolour look when stamped. A variety of greetings included in the set provide options to express gratitude, friendship and celebrations. With the coordinating Beautiful Shapes Dies you can cut out fun shapes including circles, hexagons, parallelograms and triangles. Layer with the stamped images or create repeating patterns! This bundle is SO fun to play around with and see what you can create!

I have also decided to showcase the new 2022-2024 In Colours this month, for those customers who have not yet had a chance to see the new colours in action. The introduction of In Colours are a wonderful way to freshen up your supplies with on trend colours, and this year Stampin' Up has not disappointed! All 5 of the new colours are fun and vibrant, and they play so well together as well as with our existing colour line.

For my project this month, I have cased the catalogue! I just loved the layout of this card and I thought the colour blocking concept would work wonderfully to showcase the new colours.

Remember, when you shop with me and spend over $50 you will also receive a thank you gift with purchase. Yay! You can SHOP HERE!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! As mentioned, this is a blog hop, so make sure you 'hop' along to all the blogs and check out all the amazing projects! Click on the links below to visit each blog. 


Friday, 13 May 2022

This is the card that never ends... it just goes on and on my friends!!

Hey friends! Thanks for joining me again today!

Today I'm sharing a super fun card, called an Infinity fold or Never Ending card.

If you've never seen how this type of fun fold card works, I'd highly suggest you check out the video below - it's mind blowing!

I've seen a few tutorials around the internet for this type of card, however I struggled to find something that was universal and could be used in any measurements, and more specifically in metric measurements.

So I have created a video tutorial on YouTube and have published it below for you to follow. I hope this helps to take the mystery out of the Infinity fold and makes it simple for you to follow and adapt in any size. Check it out below!

I will provide the measurements for my card, but keep in mind that you can adapt these based on the instructions I provide in the video if you would like to make a different sized card.

For the card itself you will need 2 pieces of cardstock the same size, for my card I have used 10.4cm x 14.8cm. 

You will need to score one piece of card on the short edge just before the 2.6cm mark, on both sides. Turn to the long edge, and cut in half at 7.4cm.

Then you will need to score the second piece of card on the long edge just before the 3.7cm mark, on both sides. Turn to the short edge, and cut in half at 5.2cm.

For the construction, it really is best to follow the video. 

You now have 4 separate pieces of cardstock, but if you keep them together with each respective pair together, place one of the pairs directly on top of the other pair and adhere in the four corners.

Once adhered together you will see that the score marks allow the card to fold naturally, so fold and burnish on each score mark accordingly.

This is the card completed and ready for decorations!

Now for the layers - I will use photos for each section to explain each layer.

For the front panel, you will need (2) 4.9cm x 7cm and (4) 4.0cm x 3.4cm. You can use either cardstock or DSP - whatever you prefer!

For the first inside panels, you will require (2) 4.9cm x 7cm, (4) 3.4cm x 2.3cm, and (2) 4.6cm x 6.7cm white.

The second inside panels will need (2) 4.9cm x 7cm and (4) 3.4cm x 2.3cm.

Finally, on the back panel you'll require (2) 4.9cm x 7cm and (4) 7cm x 2.3cm.

And there you have it! You can now decorate with stamped images, sentiments and embellishments! Just nothing too bulky or it will interfere with the folding of the card.

I hope you have enjoyed this fun fold card today - I hope you give it a go. Remember if you live in Australia, you can pick up your Stampin' Up goodies via my online store HERE!

Friday, 6 May 2022

Time for a Crazy Crafters card class!

I had an awesome time sharing these two pocket card tutorials at the Crazy Crafters card class on Zoom!

Each of these card designs is super fun and easy, and they both feature designer series paper! You can adapt these to become full cards with the pocket on the front, or if you want to be economical with your materials you can keep it as a single layered pocket.

This type of card layout can also be easily replicated in any style for any occasion. So versatile!

Thank you so much to Kylie Bertucci for having me lead the class!

To recreate these pocket cards you can pick up your crafty supplies over at my online store HERE!


Tuesday, 3 May 2022

It's New Catalogue Day!! Yaaayyyy!!

Hey friends! Today is a super exciting day, because its new catalogue day!!

Yipeeeeee.... new goodies to play with!

Please reach out to me if you live in Australia and are needing a catalogue, and if you have any questions I'm here to help!

You can shop the new products HERE!

Click on the catalogue image below to view the new catalogue.

Below are a few samples of the new products - Enjoy!

Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Kindness Cards Kit!

Stampin' Up have released a brand new kit called the Kindness Cards Kit. You can help to make the world a brighter place with this heartfelt kit that focuses on touching, thoughtful messages of kindness.

The kit includes everything you need to create eight coaster cards - plus a cute travel-sized tin to hold it all. Each card is a story of kindness that you can create and share.

Check out the video below for a closer look at this fabulous kit!