Card Class- Party Pants

Another great Stamp Set released for 2016 Sale-A-Bration Party Pants.
It coordinates beautifully with the Cherry On Tops Designer Series stack.
I wanted the larger balloons to be the feature so I placed a piece of Vellum from the Botanical Gardens Designer Vellum Stack.
The Vellum pack is Free with the Sale-A-Bration Promotion.

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.

Card Class-My Heart Smiles

Card Class- You Make My Heart Smile. A Simple but elegant card to make.

Thinking Of You At Christmas…Again!

Things seem to be ramping up to Christmas quite nicely. We have our tree up and house decorated. Not sure if we are bothering with lights in the garden this year? It always seems to be a last minute thing for us and we say that we’ll be more prepared for the next…yeah right!! Here on King Island… Continue reading Thinking Of You At Christmas…Again!

3 Cards, 1 Stamp Set – Guy Greetings Pt2

“Righty-Tighty, Lefty Loosey” It’s an usual expression but just one of those ones that sticks in your head and for very good reason. We trick our minds into remembering things by adding a little verse, song or what ever you call it. What does this one mean? Don’t know? Bet the man in your life… Continue reading 3 Cards, 1 Stamp Set – Guy Greetings Pt2