Category Archives: Technique

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 »

Graceful Glass Suite

By | 26/07/2018

For some of the most stunning and simple cards have a look at the “Graceful Glass” suite.  Brian from Stampin’ Up! head office has put together this video which shows some the fabulous ideas for using this suite. I am looking forward having a good old play with this suite. Happy stamping! Christine If you… 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 »

Calligraphy Essentials

By | 05/07/2018

Have you ever wanted to try calligraphy?  Well, Stampin’ Up! have brought out a new kit that may help you do just that.  Shannon from home office has put together a video to demonstrate this new kit. This is a great way to personalise your cards, and as Shannon mentioned, your envelopes too. Happy stamping!… Read More »

Rooted in Nature Bundle

By | 21/06/2018

One of the more eagerly awaited new product it the “Rooted in Nature” bundle.  It is designed to compliment the ever present “Lovely as a Tree” stamp set.  For a demonstration and a few ideas, Stampin’ Up! have put together the following video for you to enjoy. Aren’t there some fabulous ideas?!  Just imagine what… Read More »

Flying Home Revisited

By | 17/04/2018

Having rediscovered the lovely “Flying Home” stamp set recently I was eager to trying different colour schemes.  This combination I found on Pinterest by Laura Allen.  I love the blue/teal combination of Pool Party, Bermuda Bay and Dapper Denim with just a touch of Daffodil Delight/Pumpkin Pie. If you would like to purchase this stamp… Read More »

Flying Home Again

By | 10/04/2018

This morning I was going through my stamp sets and came across “Flying Home” and realised that I hadn’t used it for a while.  It’s a sweet stamp set with some very pretty images just right for colouring with Stampin’ Blends.  So taking inspiration from the lovely Constanze Wirtz.  Isn’t it just the sweetest image?… Read More »