It’s no secret that I do a lot of custom work for weddings alongside the work I do to create fun stamping workshops and tutorials, greeting cards, gifts and decor. I’ve been doing this type of work for as long as I can remember – seriously! My first wedding work memory was putting together wedding […]

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Social Stampers Behind the Scenes, Wedding

Why I Chose to do a Wedding and Crafting Mashup

With Fall fast approaching I felt inspired to create some cards that could be versatile. The colours in the Eastern Palace Suite are totally on trend, and work for Summer, Fall, Winter and even Spring, it’s all in how you combine them together and what you accent them with. The card trio I created accents […]

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Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!

How to Make an Eastern Inspired Card Trio

This week I decided to create a card for the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#TGIFC120) and went with a Christmas theme. I’m starting to work on holiday designs, so this week seemed like a great time to come up with something festive. Rustic Deck the Halls Christmas Card I altered the TGIF Challenge sketch a touch […]

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Cards, Christmas, Featured, Stampin' Up!, Winter

Rustic Deck the Halls Card

I love summertime and everything that it brings with it! Popsicles, ice cream, being in the backyard soaking up the sun, going on road trips, you name it! This month’s Craft Challenge blog post is all about using cool treats to make a trifold gift card holder – perfect for upcoming birthdays or special occasions! […]

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Cards, Gifts and Treats, Stampin' Up!, Summer, Thank you

How to Create a Sweet Trifold Gift Card Holder

Summertime is perfect for bright, colourful imagery! It’s also a time for parties, gifts and treats. So, I decided to create a tutorial for quick and easy treat bags featuring cool treats. Take a peek at these cuties: Popsicle Treat Bags Supply List I used Stampin’ Up! products from my craft stash to create this […]

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Birthdays, Gifts and Treats, Stampin' Up!, Summer, Thank you

DIY Popsicle Treat Bags You’ll Drool Over

Cool treats are a great theme for summertime inspired creations! Popsicles, ice cream, frozen delights…..who wouldn’t want to receive a card or gift inspired by these tasty treats?! This month’s Craft Challenge tutorial features ice cream…lots of ice cream. Get ready to create frosty cards that warm your heart…..and the heart of whomever you’re going […]

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Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!

How to Make a Cool Treats Card You Can be Proud Of

Watercolor Birthday Cards Without Watercolor Tools Watercoloring is a very popular style and technique right now! I thought I’d use this trend in this month’s Craft Challenge stash busting post to show you a couple of different ways to achieve a watercolor look without having to use watercolor paints, pencils and brushes. Now, you’re probably […]

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Birthdays, Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!, Watercolour

How to Create a Watercolor Birthday Card

You Can Make Wedding Invitations by Hand Using Canva and Stamping Supplies This month I combined the Craft Challenge with a client project, so you get to learn how to make wedding invitations by hand!! What better way to bust a craft stash than with a massive project that uses up a whole bunch of paper?! […]

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Home Decor, Love, Spring, Stampin' Up!, Watercolour, Wedding

How to Make Wedding Invitations by Hand

What are the Different Types of Stamps? There are three different types of stamps that Stampin’ Up! makes. They’re the most common types that you can use to create stamping related projects. The three types are wood mount, clear mount and photopolymer. All three stamp styles that Stampin’ Up! offers are made from superior materials in […]

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Featured, Stampin' Up!

What’s the difference between different types of stamps?

It’s January 30th and you know what that means!! It’s the first official blog post for the 2017 Craft Challenge – Hooray! I called this tutorial ‘weathering the storm together’, because it uses the Weather Together stamp set from Stampin‘ Up! One of the phrases in the set includes the sentiment, ‘we’ll weather this together’, […]

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Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

How I Used Weather Together for the Craft Challenge Kick Off

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