3 Cards 1 Stamp Set – Vintage Leaves By Stampin’ Up!

Colour is such a motivator and can really set a occasion. A room paint blue feels cool and tranquil and as for a room painted in neutral tones can feel organic and rustic. It’s not a coincidence that Coca Cola packaging is in Red giving the feeling of fun, energy and is eye catching.

Selecting the colour of your card front is equally as important to set the mood. Traditionally Christmas cards are created with primary tones such as Red and Green. Metallic colours are often used for a sense of glamour where as White for it’s clean and crisp appearance.

You will find the card samples I have made using Stampin’ Up!s Vintage Leaves stamp set great examples of this. I stayed with a similar layout to make the comparison much more obvious.

5 Ways to Beat Creators Block

Have you ever stared at a stamp set blankly waiting for an idea to jump into your head but there’s nothing, not a hint of an idea? We all have it at times, doubting our selves, doubting our creativity. What’s the answer?

Here are 5 ideas that have worked for me. Just one of these ideas may work for you or maybe a combinations of two or more.

Hello Honey, Happy Birthday!

I wouldn’t say Yellow is my favourite colour and I have to be in a special kind of mood to wear it. I have challenged myself to use colours and colour combos I would usually avoid and to be honest after working on christmas cards for months it nice to get away from the reds, greens, gold and silver. Check my Photo Gallery to see some samples.

2016 Sale-A-Bration Time

Here’s the deal: for every $90 AUD/$110 NZD you spend (before shipping and handling), you get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product. That means it’s the perfect time to purchase those products you’ve had your eye on while earning more products for free.

The New Colours are In da House!

I received my pre-order of the 2015-2016 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue today and I just had to share my excitement. The new catalogue goes live on the 3rd June 2015. If you can’t wait till then you can have one in your hands now! Just fill in the contact form below and I will have one… Continue reading The New Colours are In da House!

Mother’s Day Series – DIY Ceramic Tile Coasters and Gift Box Pt1

 Hello Stampers, Mother’s Day is not far away and to show mum how much you love her doesn’t have to cost the earth. Mums would rather you spend time on them rather than lots of money and there is no better way than with a gift made with your very on hands. She’ll not only… Continue reading Mother’s Day Series – DIY Ceramic Tile Coasters and Gift Box Pt1

SANCTUARY : [sangk-choo-er-ee]

noun, plural sanctuaries. 1. a sacred or holy place. Yes, my studio/craft room is my sanctuary, my temple, my holy place. My craft has saved me, given me reason in my life and has healed my soul. I’m sorry if this appears melodramatic but truly it’s true. I won’t disclose the difficulties I endured in my… Continue reading SANCTUARY : [sangk-choo-er-ee]