Monday, September 29, 2008

Mini Christmas Tutorial

Cut out & score your pudding. Using illuminated standard wheel & choc chip ink run over box. Punch out word window punch out of left over CS glue to box on one of the rounded sides on the other side use your slit punch this is how you close you box.

Cut around Holly template And using your Scallop punch cut arond your CS. You will see What I mean when you get going. Ink around your edges with old olive ink & sponge.Score some lines on your holly to create veins on the leaves.

Punch out berries out of real rea CS ink around them use White gel pen to create the white dots Glue holly& berries together . Punch out scallop circle fold in half sit over top of box punch two holes through all layer thread through real red ribbon.

I used Two Stampin dimensionals to attach the holly doing this adds dimension to the box.

Side view of Box. I hope you can understand all this . My first big tutorial:)
If you have problems printing out the templates Email me and I could email them directly to you
HAVE FUN. I would love to hear back from you on how this Tutorial went or any suggestions.

Template For Pudding I printed onto choc chip card stock

Template For the Holly I printed this out on to old olive card Stock

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Winner of BLOG CANDY #1

The BLOG CANDY WINNER is DI W & because so many people left so many lovely comment again I got a bit excited so we drew Two more winners they are Kara From the USA & Margaret H, They will also receive some blog candy. Could these winners please contact me by email so I can get your Addresses to send you your Candy This is Paige picking out the winners. Again Thankyou so much for your kind and inspiring words as i said I cant believe people check out this blog BUT THEY DO:)

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Merry christmas Santa

Paige My seventeen year old daughter came up with making santa out of the punchs I WAS VERY IMPRESSED, so this is my version inside the card is a pocket to hold a gift card. I am working on putting a tutorial together for this card All Stampin up punchs were used so check back often to look for a tutorial for this card & my mini christmas pudding I have also been asked by a few people for a tutorial on my priceless gift box so I will get on to that as well.
If there is anything you would like to see or a tutorial on I will do my Best to accommodate
Have a lovely day, I'll beback tonight to post the winner of my card candy

Friday, September 26, 2008

mini Christmas Pudding

A mini Christmas pudding box big enough to hold a chocolate I Love Christmas so I'm working on a couple of ideas. I will be posting a tutorial with the template for this little cutie over the next few days so check back .Don't forget to leave a comment maybe you will win some blog candy
I will be picking the winner tomorrow night Good Luck

Monday, September 22, 2008


I recieved this card yesterday from Simone my upline & friend. Simone is such a talented stamper. This card has been made using the tiling technique.The stamp set used is called 'always' from the mini catty. What a beautiful card Thank you so much Simone
Dont forget about my blog candy leave a comment :)

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Wild About you Train

I Know You will say Another Train!
Had to make a card for a little boys birthday and came up with this. I stamped the animals on to white CS then cut them out.The train is made up of stampin up punchs & the gel pen was used on the wheels Hope you all had a great day:)
DONT forget to leave a comment to enter to win some BLOG CANDY.S
See POST below.

Thursday, September 18, 2008


Would you like to win some BLOG candy???(some die cuts) Blooms from the mini catty along with some ribbon.
This is how it works leave me a comment & your name You have from now until Sunday the 28th Sept I will randomly pick a name out of a hat as they say. I will post the winners name back on this blog on Sunday. Good Luck everyone:)
Again to the fabulous people who have already left comments thankyou ENCOURAGEMENT goes along way People do look at this site other than my friend Ree LOL

The First winner Is DI W, 2nd is Kara from the USA, 3rd is Margaret H.see post above for information
Drawn at7.30pm Sunday 28th september


I created this card using the stamp set All in the Family This is a Two step stamping set so I used the Stamp-a-ma-jig to line up my stamps

Seasons of Joy

A Christmas card again using Half pearls from the Pretties kit I used crystal effects to adhere to card & stamp set seasons of joy Pg 22 of the mini spring catty .

Merry Christmas Scrap page

I created This scrap Page from an Idea CASED from Simone a really quick & easy Page
Textured CS Paper from Holiday Harmony in the mini spring Catty Pg 19 then I added some Half pearls from the Pretties kit The stamp set is also from the mini Catty seasons of joy I really Like this set I think a very elegant page

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Icecream card

I saw the idea of the icecream on split coast stampers this is my version of icecream in a cone with a cherry on top.Background is stamped using a stamp from pick a petal its a great stamp set Ive used it a lot lately the icecream cone was scored with my bone scorer then ran some choc chip ink over it with daubers good enough to eat dont you think?

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Ernie & Bert

This is My Ernie & Bert Card I made a lot of cards up to show at my workshop Ernie & Bert are made with all stampin up punchs Turned out pretty cute I think :)

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Priceless gift box

Made this box to show at the workshop I used textured CS 12x12 river rock from the in colors the priceless stamp set was used to decorate the box Ribbon & flowers purely pomergranite & Swirls wild wasabi

Wild about you spring card

This is a card using wild about you stamp set I crimped the white card after I stamped to give some texture. When you open up the card( picture above) you find a spring with the animals attached, A fun card.

September Workshop

I made these up for each of the ladies as well as the sheep candy. we had lots of little give aways during the day. Sue won the major door prize which was a stamp set and goodies & Kathyrn won a Stamp set as well. Have lots of fun creating.
And Remember everyone There are no mistakes with stamping only works of

September Workshop

Here are some things I made up for display

September Workshop

A GREAT DAY thankyou to everyone who came along to my workshop I had a great time hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. We made 10 cards 2 of each card and a 3D item box in a bag here are some pics of the day with lots more to come as well as the cards we made:)

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Chalkboard Flowers

I Made this card to show different effects you can achieve using chalks on black CS.
Its very effective the flowers pop out at you. SO MANY IDEAS SO LITTLE TIME.
We all know what thats like dont we!! Thankyou to everyone who has left such lovely messages
and please keep them coming so I know people do visit this site,other than just my best friend REE :) XXXX

Thankyou candy

Tomorrow is my stamp a stack workshop so I have been very busy making up kits as well as other bits & pieces I have been making up these sheep as a little thankyou for everyone who is attending. In the middle of the sheep I have placed a gold coin chocolate a perfect size.these little fellows have been made using all stampin up punchs Ive hand drawn the eyes with the gel pen & used the crimper on some of the sheep to create a texture.( these sheep are no trouble what so ever) unlike my pet ones.I have a few other little gifts must get and take some photos for you all. I know we will have a great day 10 cards 2 of each card as well as a 3D item being a box in a bag. So a very big day.I will have lots & lots of photos to show you over the next few days of the stamp a stack and samples of what we made. YEH .If anyone knows who came up with this Sheep idea please let me know so I can give them the credit they deserve.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Train card

We received this card today its a birthday party invite for Jems little boys birthday the theme being trains. Jem came up with this card ,how cute! what a great idea she has used all Stampin up products. well done Jem :)

Simply scrappin crew kids Girl

Two Scrap book Pages Made from simply Scrappin kits
this kit is called crew kids girl a fantastic kit will be doing some more scrappin tonight

Thomas the Tank Engine

After Watching Thomas the Tank engine 50 million times with my almost two year old Thomas gets stuck in your head,( I'm even talking like the fat controller) I thought to myself make a card with Thomas on it so here it is. I used Stampin up punches to make Thomas. The trees are from the loads of love stamp set. Just to make sure you could tell who i had made I asked my two year old and she didn't let me down with the clapping of her hands MAS (Thomas)she yelled.

Hope you like it too, leave a comment & let me know