Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Join in July and get Spoilt with FREE goodies

Good Evening Everyone,

I hope you are well... and enjoying this wonderful weather... long may it continue.

Today's post is a little different, I haven't got a project to share... More of an exciting opportunity!!

The standard starter kit offer costs £99 with free shipping and you get to choose anything from the catalogue to the value of £130 along with the option to choose a business pack worth £45. The business pack contains catalogues, order forms and other various items to help you start your own Stampin Up Business.

In July It gets even better, Stampin Up are offering a Colour Family Ink Pad Assortment of 10 colours worth £63.00 for FREE on top of the usual savings.

The Breakdown
You Get
£130 products of your choice
£45 worth of Business Supplies
£63 Ink Pads.
£4.95 Shipping

Giving you a total value of £247.95 for only £99 - It's a no brainer really if you ask me.

Here's a few ideas on how you can get the most from you're starter kit

So what's involved in being a Demo??
Everyone who signs up as a demo, automatically receives 20% discount on orders placed by them or through them. This discount will continue if you hit low quarterly minimums. 

There are two routes you can take when becoming a demo....
As a hobby demo, you order and receive the discount along with other perks like pre-ordering and Stampin Up event entry. It's a great way to be part of a community and get a saving on your crafty stash. You are not held into a long term agreement but if you wish to keep getting the discount, you are encouraged to hit the low minimums.

If you are business minded and wish to take this a step further, there is the opportunity for all the basic perks as a hobbyist, but you have to chance to progress on the ladder and increase your discount percentage,  grow a team and flourish!

This amazing offer runs through the whole of July 2018, so if you have any questions feel free to contact me or head to my online store  on the 1st July. 

See you all soon



Monday, 25 June 2018

Daisy Delight Aperture Card using Stampin Up Supplies

Happy Monday everyone,

I hope you had a fantastic weekend.. I sure did. I got to craft loads, spend time in the garden and watch England thrash Panama.

My card today is for the weekly challenge over on This challenge was Tic Tac Toe, now I had no idea what this meant so I had to have it explained to me. You are given a grid with various options - colour, shapes, finishes etc. I chose Floral, Yellow & Metallic.

Cut a piece of tranquil tide cardstock to 5 5/8" x 3 7/8, rub over your embossing buddy and then stamp the small flower in versamark to cover the piece. Sprinkle with gold embossing powder and heat set. You will know when this is finished when the powder has melted and turned into shiny metallic images. Position the largest circle from the stitched shapes framelits onto the card and run through the big shot.

Take a piece of pineapple punch and create your card base, and adhere you tranquil tide layer to it. Using the same circle framelit, place this over the circle you already created. Run the whole piece through the big shot and you will have created your aperture.

Using some scraps, stamp out the daisy image twice on Pineapple Punch, cut out using the daisy punch and curl the petals with a bone folder. Adhere the two images together, making sure you offset the petals get a fuller flower. Add a clear facted c=gem to the centre.

Add a piece of whisper white to the inside of the card. close the card and then add the daisy to the centre of the circle. 

Stamp your Happy Birthday sentiment onto whisper white and layer onto pineapple punch cardstock, add this to the bottom of the card and we're done!!

Here's a list of the products I used today, click on the links to head over to my online store....
Product List

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Sunday, 24 June 2018

Jumbo Tealight Box using the Share What You Love from Stampin Up

Hello Everyone,

Happy Sunday. I feel very lucky today, the sun is shining already and I'm sat in my craft room.... pretty perfect morning!! I have a few things to do in here before I head out at lunchtime to watch the football... I hope England win otherwise Dave will be in a foul mood all afternoon!! hahaha.

So today's project is a cute little box which holds 2 jumbo tealights. I am proud of this little box as it's one of the first boxes I've created all by myself. We have been invited to a BBQ next weekend with a few friends, and thought this would make a cute little gift to give.

Finished Dimensions - 5" x 2 1/2" x 1"


Very Vanilla Cardstock
1pc - 8" x 7"

Share What You Love DSP
1pc - 2 1/4" x 4 3/4"
2pc - 2 1/4" x 3/4"
2pc - 4 3/4" x 3/4"

Take the Very Vanilla card stock and scored as follows :-

On the 8" length - 1", 3 1/2", 4 1/2", 7"
On the 7" length - 1", 6"

Hold the card stock so the 8" length is horizontal and with your snips, cut up all four score lines and notch into the squares. Do the same on the opposite side, and you should end up with you card stock looking like this:-

Add snail to the DSP Panels to what will form your lid as below:-

Now it's time too make this cardstock into a box. Add tear and tape to all the tabs you have created and follow the arrows above to adhere together. the 'B' create the base, bringing the two square onto the same rectangle will create your tray, and the single 'L' tabs create the lid.

As this box fits quite snug, I made a thumb hole, to help opening the box a little easier. Take the 1/2" circle punch and centralise it approx. half way in the punch on the front of the lid, cut of a semi circle as below :-

Finally, we can decorate the box. I stampted the Oh Hello Friend from Oh So Eclectic in Old olive onto a scrap of Very Vanilla, added a banner tail and sponged the edges. Adding this to the top of the box alongside a couple of fussy cut flowers and leaves from the same DSP just finishes it off.

Here's a list of the products I used today, click on the images to go over to my online store.
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I hope you enjoy your Sunday, whatever you are getting up to.

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Saturday, 23 June 2018

Love What You Do Thank You Card using Stampin Up Products

Happy Saturday Everyone,

Hope you all have fantastic plans for the weekend. I have been painting my hallway today, and then crafting this afternoon. More crafting planned for tomorrow... but first of all I need to share this card with you. It's made using the Share What You Love suite. This is a card I made a couple of weeks back at a team retreat. I wasn't going to share it, but then I thought that I would make these as my customer thank you cards for this month so, why not... it's a great way to show the versatility of the paper - no flowers here...….

This was very simple and quick to put together. I took a card base of whisper white and added a piece of DSP that measures 3" x 5 7/8" towards the left hand side, next a piece of rich razzleberry 3 1/2" square is stuck down in the centre - this creates a bit more interest than standard layering. One of the pearlized Doilies was placed onto the card.

I stamped the Thank You sentiment from the Love What You Do stamp set and gave each side banner tails, then backed with rich razzleberry. Add this to the card and it's done.

I love a quick card, and I love a quick card that looks gorgeous!!

Here's all the products I used in this project, click on the images to head over to my online store.
Product List

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you all enjoy the rest of the weekend.

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Thursday, 21 June 2018

Petal Palette Sympathy Card using Stampin Up Supplies

Hello Everyone,

Today is a very special post for me... it's my 100th blog post today. so I would like to take this opportunity very quickly to say a big thank you for each and everyone of you for following, taking an interest in my projects and supporting me. I can honestly say I have the best time crafting and sharing... being a Stampin Up Demo is the best. It give me a great sense of community and belonging.

 Although, it's a smashing day for my blog, my card is on more of a sombre note. I had to make a sympathy card, but I didn't want it to be dull and boring, I wanted it to be different and show the recipient just how much I thought of the loved one who had past. They adored roses, so I thought this the perfect card to send.

I took the large flower image from Petal Palette and stamped it all over the front of a smoky slate card base, plus an extra image on a piece of scrap in memento tuxedo black ink. Taking the Garden Green and Lovely Lipstick Markers from My many marvellous markers I coloured n all the flowers.

I rang the spare image through the Big shot using the coordinating die to cut it out.

 I heat embossed the With sympathy sentiment onto another piece of scrap smoky slate cardstock in silver and layered this on a piece of lovely Lipstick card stock was cut to fit the width of the card base.

I stuck this down about a third of the way up the card and the positioned the die cut image over the top with dimensionals.

This card is rather basic in terms of design and effort, but I love the final results and it's so fitting for the occasion.

Here's a list of all the supplies I used today, click on the link to go over to my online store
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Lovely & Lasting Let's Celebrate Greeting Card. Creative Colour Challenges #CCC44

  Good Morning Everyone Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend - we have been doing the odd jobs around the house in and among...