Category Archives: Any Occasion

Monochromatic Cards

Good morning to you all. It’s cold and dreary in Melbourne today, the clouds are a fitting colour for the monochromatic cards in this post, however, the cards are not at all dreary! Colours used were Whisper White and Smoky … Continue reading

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Retiform Technique – Behind the Scenes

In the wonderful world of social media, we tend to see the ‘perfect’ end product.  What we don’t always see is the behind the scenes mishaps, mistakes and frustration.  As a crafter, we have the ability to hide little mishaps … Continue reading

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Challenge Yourself!

Do you have a stamp set with one stamp you’ve never used? Or an ink colour that you’ve not yet used?  I had both and decided to challenge myself to use them for my next card. The stamp set I … Continue reading

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Just Breathe…

Today’s post title and featured card seem fitting for the kind of morning I have had.  I’m not writing this post for pity, sympathy, whatever you want to call it.  I have two teenagers with a chronic illness.  What makes … Continue reading

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One Last Time

Today’s post celebrates the Designer Series Paper (DSP) pack – Blooms and Bliss and the Petite Petals punch which both retire from the Stampin’ Up! annual catalogue at the end of today. (The Blooms & Bliss stamp set will carry … Continue reading

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High Tide

The beach.  I find myself lucky enough to live within an hours drive to three different beaches.  Each diverse and wonderful in their own ways.  Taking a stroll along the water’s edge is one of my favourite pass-times.  Although I have to … Continue reading

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Make a Quick Card using Retiring Products

If you, like me, are sometimes caught off guard and find yourself short of time to make a card for that special person, Designer Series Paper really does come to the rescue! On this card I’ve used the Serene Scenery … Continue reading

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One Bundle, Endless Projects: Part 2

Last post I wrote about the Oh So Succulent Bundle (stamp set & coordinating dies). This post continues with two more projects created using the bundle; One Bundle, Endless Projects. Below is a Mother’s Day card I made using the Oh … Continue reading

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Petite Petals

Long before joining Stampin’ Up! I had a particular stamp set on my wish list.  My searches on Pinterest and YouTube defined why I had such an affinity with the Petite Petals stamp set.  It may seem to be just … Continue reading

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