Monday, 29 November 2021

Cards With Scraps!

 It's that time again to clear off my desk and create some cards with scraps!

I find that cards made with scraps are always the most playful!

Why don't you clear out your scraps and see what you can create?

Saturday, 27 November 2021

Tidings of Christmas Suite - Stampin' Up!

At the moment you may have noticed that Stampin' Up is having a few supply issues due to the global shipping challenges. As a result, our basic white cardstock varieties have been in and out of stock, which got me thinking about alternative options. 

Did you know that you can stamp onto cardstock of any colour - As long as your ink is dark enough to show up! No basic white cardstock??... No problem!

Our neutral card stock varieties are perfect alternatives for stamping, and for todays card I have used Sahara Sand. This card was created for the Global Design Project #319 challenge theme Christmas.

I love how the Saraha Sand provides a lovely richness to the card.

Are you team red or team blue? I can't decide!

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Whimsical Trees Alternative!

Today I am playing along with the Stampin' Through The Catalogue Challenge, which is showcasing the Whimsical Trees stamp set.

I've tried to show an alternative way to use the stamp set. The suite mostly features pinks and mint green colours, so I have gone with a more striking black and white with a touch of green and gold.

For my card I used the spotted tree image to create a snowy background, and have also used white embossing to create a glistening snow bank!

I absolutely love the Whimsical Trees stamp set! 

Don't forget to pick up your Stampin' Up supplies from my online store HERE!

Monday, 22 November 2021

SNEAK PEEK ALERT! Brand New Sweet Conversations Bundle!

How cute is the brand new Sweet Conversations bundle!!??

This is a fun playful suite coming soon in the January-June mini catalogue! The suite features adorable colours, sayings and imagery. It is geared towards Valentines Day, but can be adapted for all occasion use.

I wanted to create a bright happy card so what a better colour to feature than yellow! Here I have combined Daffodil Delight, Real Red and Fresh Freesia.


Sunday, 21 November 2021

Another look at Blessings Of Home - Stampin' Up!

 Today I'm having another play with the Blessings Of Home stamp set. I just love how you can get different looks simply by changing up the colours!

Both cards are simple and very pretty! What do you think?

Thursday, 18 November 2021

Simple card making with Color & Contour Stamp Set - Stampin' Up!

While attending OnStage recently I saw a really cute card created by one of the Stampin Up staff members, Emma Parkin-Wilson, and I thought it would be a great layout to case.

So I couldn't wait to give it a go and create my own version. For my card I used the Color & Contour Stamp Set and combined it with some bright happy colours!

The design is simple and easily replicable yet it packs a punch! How about you give it a try?

Remember, you can pick up your Stampin' Up supplies through my online store HERE!

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

Demonstrator Training Blog Hop November 2021 featuring Hand Penned Suite!

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 Hand Penned suite of products for my customer thank you cards. Thats right! For my wonderful customers who shop with me during November 2021, you will receive a sampling of these products in the form of a hand made thank you card from me. How exciting!

This adorable suite features in our Annual Catalogue, and contains whimsical hand-drawn imagery in both the stamp set and the coordinating designer series papers! There's also an amazing set of dies and some glittery gems to match! What I love most about this suite is the fun playful colour combinations included in the paper - it's just so fun! 

For the project this month, I have decided to make note cards - they are just so cute and simple to make!

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. 


Monday, 15 November 2021

On Stage! On Stage! On Stage!

 I have had the absolute BEST weekend at ON STAGE yaaaayyyyy!

The annual Stampin' Up On Stage convention was held online this year, and I spent Thursday evening, Friday and Saturday at the computer experiencing sneak peeks of the upcoming mini catalogue, new products, crafty presentations, business building tips & tricks and celebrating the success of all the wonderful demonstrators around the globe!

This year is also the 15th Anniversary of Stampin' Up being in the South Pacific, so of course we had to have a cake to celebrate!

As well as viewing On Stage, the Crazy Crafters team joined together on all day zoom sessions where we were able to watch together and bounce off each other, just as if we were all present together in person!

Feeling FOMO? I don't blame you!! If you join my team (fabulous joining special on in November 2021!) you too can attend these types of events and become a part of an amazing community of like minded crafty folks! JOIN HERE!!

During the event, demonstrators took part in a 'Stamp & Share Experience' where we all crafted along with the host of the event using brand new products. I filmed myself during the session so that I could share the experience with you all as well! You can check out the projects and video below, as well as the measurements you will need for you to create these projects yourself too!

Sunday, 7 November 2021

Christmas Cards with Edens Garden!

Today I want to show you how you can use the Eden's Garden collection for your Christmas crafting!

The gorgeous green tones within the collection are perfect for the festive season, and with the addition of a warm red tone (I've used Cherry Cobbler) your projects will basically sing with festivity!

I can't believe we are this close to the end of 2021, and Christmas will be here before we know it! So get your hands on the Eden's Garden collection quick, and you can get started on those Christmas cards!


Monday, 1 November 2021

Oh Hellooooo.. Blessings of Home Stamp Set!!

 Well well well, aren't you lovely! 

Today I am SO excited to be playing with SNEAK PEEK brand new products! Eeeeek!

Later in November I will be attending the annual Stampin' Up On Stage convention and I have received a goodie bag of awesome products to use throughout the event!

My goodie bag contained some exclusive Stampin' Up pins, a notebook and pencils, an awesome branded tote bag and.... (drumroll please...) a brand new stamp set!!! Yaaaayyyy!!!

I was also given the opportunity to purchase some additional goodies which will be used to craft with during the event. The Heart & Home Onstage Project Collection includes a stamp set, designer series paper, ribbon and embellishments which will all be available in the upcoming January-June 2022 mini-catalogue.

Today's card is created with said stamp set, called Blessings of Home. The floral images are just so gorgeous and are also perfect for colouring! I spent this past weekend enjoying some relaxing watercoloring to create this card.

Watch this space to see more details about the January-June mini-catalogue!