Dino Days

G’Day Stampers,

Before I get onto today’s card, I’m happy to say that I have just uploaded new PDF Tutorials for purchase. Simply click on the PDF Tutorial Sale Page. In the next couple of days, there will be more uploaded for you to choose.

Today I am sharing with you a Tripple Pop-Up Card that I created a few weeks ago. It has been sitting on my desk waiting to be finished which I managed to do this morning.

I’ve used the Granny Apple Green DSP from the Brights 6 x 6 DSP Pack along with Whisper White & Granny Apple Green Cardstock.

I’ve teamed the colours with the fun Dino Days Stamp Set as I thought the colours were bright & fun for kids. In fact all the stamping is from the Brights Colour FamilyGorgeous Grape, Coastal Cabana, Mango Melody & Pacific Point. The palm trunks have been stamped in Early Espresso Ink.

The sentiment is from the Happiest of Birthdays Stamp Set & stamped in Pacific Point Ink before die cutting with a shape from the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.

I don’t have a tutorial for you today but if you google Tripple Pop-Up Card, a lot of videos & tutorials will pop up that you will be able to check out.

Have you joined our October Stamp & Card Club yet? It is the males turn to shine with Game On being the start of the show.

For more details, head over to the Stamp & Card Club Page or click on the photo below.


Our Scrappin’ On the GO! November Class is now OPEN! November is all about the fun & creative Whale of a Time Suite. We’re playing with the Whale Done Stamp Set along with the Whale Builder Punch & the gorgeous Whale of a Time DSP.


By using the October Host Code QZ97UAX at the bottom of your Shopping Cart, I am able to spoil with –

  • A special Handmade Card created just for you each month when shopping through me!
  • A Mystery Box of retired goodies when place a $100 Online Order



Create Weekly – New sketch each month, along with a weekly PDF Tutorial

Stamp, Ink, Paper Classroom – Classes for Demos

Scrappin’ On the GO! – Monthly subscription classes

Stamp & Card Club – October is Game On & perfect for the males!

Surprise Kits in the Mail – Lots of fun each month with a mystery card kit


Please feel to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

DSP Paper Share

It’s HERE!  You ask for it & I’m delivering!

As you know, Stampin’ Up!® have a select range of gorgeous Designer Series Paper on sale at an amazing 15% discount from both the Annual & the Mini Catalogues.

I’ve now put together a 6” x 6” paper share which means you will now receive at least 120+ pieces of all the lovely DSP from the selection on sale!

BUT, there is a catch!  This share is only available until Saturday, 10th October! You will need to sign up & pay by this date.  Why  This is so I am able to order, cut, pack & post your share by 23rd October

Interested? Click on the button below to join this short but fantastic share!

Designer Series Paper Share Details –

Included in the share is –

6” x 6” samples of 7 DSP from the Annual Catalogue

6” x 6” samples of 8 DSP from the August – December Catalogue

What you will receive –

3 Options to choose –

Option 1              $50.00

  • 120 sheets        Annual Catalogue
  • Includes Postage
  • Small gift

Option 2             $55

  • 120 sheets        August – December Catalogue
  • Includes Postage
  • Small Gift

Option 3             $100

  • 240 sheets        both Annual & August – December Catalogue
  • Includes Postage
  • Small Gift

Only available until SATURDAY, 10th OCTOBER

  • Each paper share labelled with DSP name & coordinating Cardstock Colours
  • Post included & via Australia Post
  • Australia only

Are you ready to sign up for your paper share?  Don’t wait, click on the photo below, stock up & save!

Once I receive your details, I will email you to let you know you are in the DSP Share & what to expect!

DSP 2018 Holiday Share – Round 2

G’Day Stampers,

It’s been sometime since I’ve shared with you but I felt I needed a break from all social media including blogging. 2018-Holiday-DSP-Share Sometimes you just have to go with what your body tells you.  I thought that having 1 month off would be great & it was.  So nearly 3 months later here I am.

I have been creating, classes have still been happening & I’ve been playing heaps.

I think I am at long last “getting there” which means over the next couple of weeks I will be sharing lots of creations & projects from the 2018 Holiday Catalogue.

I opened up a DSP Share for my customers at the end of September which proved very popular.  With a few more enquiries & customers saying they missed out, I am now offering a 2nd DSP Share.  There are limited shares still available & once this share is gone, there won’t be another available so now is your chance to grab some of the gorgeous papers from the Catalogue.  The offer is only available to Australian residents only.

Details –

When you order your pack, you will be receiving the following –

  • All is Bright                                 6 x sheets 6” x 6”
  • Festive Farmhouse                    6 x sheets 6” x 6”
  • Santa’s Workshop                      6 x sheets 6” x 6”
  • Joyous Noel                                 6 x sheets 6” x 6”
  • Joyous Noel Glimmer Sheet 3 sheets 6” x 6
  • Frosted Floral                              6 x sheets 6” x 6”
  • Country Lane                               6 x sheets 6” x 6”
  • Silver Foil Sheets                         1 x sheet 6” x 6”
  • Toil & Trouble                              6 x sheets 6” x 6”
  • Black Foil Sheet                            1 x Sheet 6” x 6”

Total cost          $24.00

Postage              $8.00 Australia Wide

Closing Date    Friday, 26 October

Payment            Direct Deposit or Cash

Please email if you are interested in this Share.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’



DSP Promotion

Who doesn’t love our patterned paper?  I know I do!  Although I will admit it is sometimes hard to cut into it but I have learnt to #loveitchopit & I know you will too.  This is the perfect time to stock up!

 From now until 31 July, Stampin’ Up! are running a Buy 3, Get 1 FREE offer on SELECTED DSP!

 It means that for every 3 packs you purchase, you can select a 4th for FREE. 

 Check out the selection below & if you have any questions or would like more information, please contact me.

JOIN my Team during July to receive a Free set of Ink Pads

DSP “Buy 3, get 1 FREE” Promotion here

When shopping Online, don’t forget to use the Host Code for July – YHYVKDKK

Until next time, Happy Stampin’



October is Here…

… Stampin’ Up! are going to be extra busy as there are lots of lovely specials this month & I know there will be lots of us taking advantage of them.

World Card Making Day!


This is a day dedicated to doing what we love AND that is making handmade cards! It celebrates the creativity and personal connection handmade cards create between loved ones.

To celebrate this special day, SU! are offering 15% off selected items. Not only those items but when you purchase Fast Fuse Adhesive, you will receive 2 Refills for FREE! Lets face it, with all the cards we create, this is an offer we can’t get enough of.

Why not create a couple of cards & randomly post them out to someone you know who may be going through a had time or “just because”. I’m sure they will appreciate it. Don’t forget the grandkids – they love getting mail, especially the little ones.

Please click on the photo or here to check out all the product available.

DSP Promotion



Let’s face it! We all love it! I find myself not wanting to cut into it sometimes, but then I remember that I can purchase more when my favourite runs out. So can you! #LoveitChopit.

By popular demand, Stampin’ Up! are bringing back Designer Series Paper Sale. During the month of October, buy 3 packages of selected DSP & get 1 FREE! It includes DSP from the Annual Catalogue AND the Holiday Catalogue.

Please click on the photo or here to check out the DSP available.

Contact me for more details or to place an order.

October Host CodeOctober

When shopping Online, don’t forget to add in the Host Code – GW9P2GE6. Check out the Clearance Rack while you are there.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’


Fabulous Florets

Our card we created last week in Crafty Creations was one I found on Pinterest some time ago.   051

As you are probably aware, this is my volunteer class which meets every Friday at the Caloundra Community Centre.   It is also a great way for me to use some of my favourite retired stamp sets & DSP.  Love it when I get more use out of them.  Mind you, they are usually sold at the class which sometimes puts some of my future classes in a spin, but we get there in the end.  Selling them at the class just means they are going to homes that I know are going to use them as much as me.

For the inside, I stamped the large leaf image direct onto Very Vanilla Cardstock with Wild Wasabi Ink & adhered to the Base Card – Pumpkin Pie.

050To grab your own tutorial for the card, please click on the link to download & print.

Fabulous Florets – Grandmother

Until next time, have a great day!








Sydney Trip….

I’ve decided that one my main goals this year is to scrap 150 pages…..  I know, it does sound like a heap of pages, but I think with a bit of determination & planning it is achieveable.  When you break it down it is about 2 a week, maybe 3 some weeks, so I should be able to reach it!!!!

Anyhow, on with Scrappy Saturday which is not happening on a Saturday…..  Will have to fix that this week! 

I took my layout for this sketch from a past mini-catalogue – see they are still good for lots of ideas once they promotion has finished.  I’ve also created a sketch for you to have a try.

I decided to pick up the little bit of red in the photo – you can just see it in the dress & the light above Bonnie’s head.  The rest of the layout, I kept it with the colours in the photo – black & white.

I printed the little bit of journalling onto Whisper White Cardstock, printed it out & run it through the Bigshot with the Embossing Folder – Framed Tulips.  Now this folder I was not too keen on before I used it, so it has sat in my box since my purchasing it.  I have completely changed my mind now & you will be seeing a lot more of this folder!!!!

 After printing my photo, I kept a small white border before matting it onto Real Red Textured Cardstock.  I stamped my image direct onto a piece of Whisper White Cardstock using Basic Black Ink.  This image was meant to be embossed, but completed forgot about it until I finished the layout.  Oh well, next time hey.

 I adhered both pieces of Whisper White – stamped image & the journalling piece onto the Real Red Cardstock, cut a small piece of DSP, tore the edges & adhered between the 2 pieces of Whisper White.

I adhered the Ribbon down the middle, tucked the ends under, tied a knot & adhered to Basic Black Textured Cardstock.

I stamped 5 small flowers using the Flower Punch from the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 2 in Whisper White, 3 in DSP.  These were randomly adhered to the page & Pearls adhered to the middle, as well as to the stamped images.

Another easy layout for you to try.

Don’t be afraid to tear your DSP for cards or scrapbooking.  It gives such a lovely look to your creation
Use your retired DSP for your scrapbook pages

Supplies –
Stamp Set – Just Believe
Ink – Basic Black
Cardstock – Whisper White, Real Red Textured, Basic Black Textured
DSP – Retired
Embossing Folder – Framed Tulips
Ribbon – 3/8″ Taffeta – Basic Black
Punches – Itty Bitty Shapes
Accessories – 2-Way Glue, Snail Adhesive, Pearls
Non-SU – Black Pearls

Until next time, Enjoy!

Dasher Too…

I love his little fella that I’ve made another card using this great versatile stamp.
This time I’ve used the Technique – 3D Stamping.  Give it a go!  You will be suprised at how it comes out – giving the effect of being embossed!

Supplies –
Samp Set – Dasher
Inks – Blushing Bride, Whisper White
Cardstock – Concord Crush, Crumb Cake, Blushing Bride
DSP – DSP Paper Pack
Punches – Corner Rounder
Accessories – Snail Glue, 1/2″ Stitched-Poly Ribbon – Blushing Bride
Until next time, Enjoy!

Greeting Cards – In Colours

G’Day Stampers,

For such a simple card, it has taken me a couple of days to finally finish making this set of greeting cards.  I’ve used Stampin’ Up’s!® new “Colour Coach® to help with combining colours using all the new “IN Colours” in Australia.  Takes the whole process of thinking of what colours to use, instead they are all there in front of you!

Not only did I use the new “IN Colours” but to go along with the colours I’ve used the new Designer Series Paper Patterns Stack.  Matches great with your cardstock.

Supplies –

Card Stock – Whisper White, Peach Parfait, Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz, Concord Crush, Blushing Bride, Tangerine Tango, Sahara Sand, Perfect Plum, More Mustard, Baja Breeze
DSP – IN Colours
Punches – Two-Step Bird Extra Large, 1 1/4″ Square, Scallop Square Extra Large
Accessories – Anywhere Glue Stick, 1/2″ Stitched-Poly Ribbon – In Colours

Blushing Bride – 
 Concord Crush –
 Peach Parfait –
 Pear Pizzazz –
 Poppy Parade –
Until next time, enjoy!


It has been awhile since my last post but I’ve finally sat myself down & made a “Suspension Card”.  I’ve seen these around for sometime now, and always thought they looked too hard, but how wrong I’ve been all this time.  Again, no instructions, just took it from a couple of samples in a book & put them altogether.
Close-Up –
Supplies Used –
Stamp Set – Fox & Friends
Inks – Pink Pirouette
Cardstock – Pink Pirouette, Whisper White
DSP – Patterns, DSP
Punches – 1 3/8″ Circle, 1 1/4″ Circle, 1 3/4″ Circle, Large Oval, Scallop Oval
Accessories – Snail Glue, 5/8″ Striped Grosgrain Ribbon – Pink Pirouette
Non-SU – Dental Floss
Until next time, enjoy!