Category Archives: Birthday

Geared Up Garage – Faux Denim

By | 22/05/2019

Stampin’ Up! have come out with a great masculine stamp set – Geared Up Garage. It has everything you need for the motor head in your family – a car, cogs, petrol can, tool chest….. Todays card and technique comes from Gail Ellis of Blue Rose Paper Treasures. The faux denim is created by dragging… Read More »

Eastern Medallions – Berry Burst

By | 19/05/2019

Just to show how versatile the Eastern Medallions die set is, here is a card that uses minimal stamping and focuses on the die cut images. This cards was inspired by a card created by Katy Harrison. Instead of using different colours behind I’ve kept it very simple by die cutting the Whisper White card… Read More »

Eastern Beauty meets Pineapple Punch

By | 05/05/2019

This card features the Eastern Beauty stamp set, Eastern Medallions dies, and one of the 2018/20 In Colors – Pineapple Punch. I started with a piece of Whisper White card stock and Smokey Slate ink pad. I carefully stamped the image so that it ‘joined up’ to the adjoining stamped image, added a little Pineapple… Read More »

Eastern Beauty – Lemon Lime Twist

By | 28/04/2019

The Stampin’ Up! retiring list for 2019 has recently been released and I suddenly realised that a number of stamp sets, dies and ink colour that are due to retire and I haven’t played with them nearly enough. Sooooo, here I have spent the last few days having a lovely time playing. The results of… Read More »

Eastern Beauty meets Gorgeous Grape

By | 18/08/2018

The Eastern Beauty stamp set (143675) and the matching Eastern Medalians Thinlets Dies (143725) have been around for a while but I have only just discovered them myself. Now I wonder, “why didn’t I get them sooner?”.  I have had a fabulous time playing with the dies to create a variety of designs whether it… Read More »

Pop of Petals – Casing the Catalogue

By | 14/08/2018

Not only are Stampin’ Up! catalogues fabulous for display our lovely products but it is also a great way to find inspiration for projects.  For today’s project I have CASEd (Copy And Share Everything) a project from the new 2018/19 Annual Catalogue utilising the Pop of Petals stamp set and matching punch. I just love… Read More »

Beautiful Bouquet

By | 12/07/2018

This is a stamp and die set that I have previously over looked and I’m not sure why.  It is lovely.  Pretty images, matching/co-ordinating dies and lovely sentiments for many occasions. Taking inspiration from Marelle Taylor, I created this lovely bouquet using the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set and the Bouquet Bunch framelets. The flowers were… Read More »