Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Diagonal Opening Gift Box - Video Tutorial with Stampin' Up Products.

Diagonal Opening Gift Box - Video Tutorial with Stampin' Up Products.


These cute little cube boxes look really great don't they. 

They are a great way to showcase DSP - especially DSP which is currently reduced in the retiring sale.

They do however pack an extra wow factor when you open them up. Is that a great little lid design?



I used Fruit Stand and Moroccan DSP for these boxes and they are so easy to make, click HERE to watch my video tutorial.

The stamped tag uses a great stamp set for any crafter, it is called I Stamped This. 


If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.

Don't forget all May customers recieve a free share of the new in-colour ribbons - click HERE to find out more. 



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Dimensions
DSP 8½ by 6 inche
Score short side at 2 and 4 inches
Score long side at ½, 2½, 4½ and 6 inches

Card stock 5-15/16 by 5-15/16 inches
Score on all four sides at 2 inches.



Saturday, 20 May 2017

Crazy About You - thank you card idea with Stampin' Up Products

Crazy About You - thank you card idea with Stampin' Up Products


We were invited round to dinner last week by some of our neighbours for the first time. 

It was a really lovely evening and I wanted to send them a little note of thanks - this card is what I came up with.


I've been trying to mix up my colours a little bit recently so went for Real Red, Pool Party and Pumpkin Pie here - does it work?

The sentiment and the large flower both come from the soon to retire Crazy About You stamp set. This is a really great mix and match stamp set. 

The Hexagon Embossing Folder gives a good wow factor to the background, I am so pleased this has made it into the new annual catalogue and will be around for us to play with all year.

There is a matching punch for the large flower which is reduced in the Retiring Sale at the moment. 

I haven't seen our neighbours since I slipped this through their letter box a few days ago. I guess we will find out soon, we are having them and a few other neighbours over for a BBQ this afternoon, fingers crossed the weather plays ball.

If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.

Don't forget all May customers recieve a free share of the new in-colour ribbons - click HERE to find out more. 



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Friday, 19 May 2017

Happy Birthday Gorgeous Gift Box - Video Tutorial with New Stampin' Up products



I am so excited to be sharing this project with you today.

Firstly I love the way this gift box turned out and secondly it uses a brand new set - Happy Birthday Gorgeous.

What do you think? Do you love it as much as I do?


The box also features 4 of the 5 new in-colours, Powder Pink, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide.

How pretty do they look all together on this flower?


Click HERE to watch my video and see all thee gorgeous new products up close including that beautiful is that ribbon. 

It comes in all 5 of the new in-colours, it is so soft and flowing and you can get a 1m of each colour FREE - if you place a Stampin' Up order with me before the end of May.

There are still plenty of bargains to be had in both the retiring sale and the clearance rack.


If you have shopped with me in the last few 6 months, a copy of the new catalogue should be winging its way to you right now. 

If you don't already have a demonstrator, it would be my pleasure to send a copy of the new catalogue to you, absolutely free of charge - just click HERE to send me your details.

You can order all the new goodies from 1st June - can't wait that long, then why not think about becoming a Stampin' Up demonstrator? I would love to have you as part of my team and you can order £130 of brand new goodies for only £99 right now!


If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Dimensions:
Card Stock  for base- 5½ by 8½
Score short side at 2 inches
Score long side at 2, 4, 6 and 8 inches

Card stock for lid - 4-1/16 by 4-1/16 inch
score at 1 inch on 4 sides

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Big on Birthdays - Quick but Stunning Card Idea

Big on Birthdays - Quick but Stunning Card Idea


I love the Big on Birthday stamp set.

The large stunning images really do all the work for you and make creating striking cards like this super easy.

I also used traditional Christmas colours here - Cherry Cobbler and Emerald Envy.  

The stars are little enamel shapes - they just add a little extra something to a single layer card. 

If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Free In-Colour Ribbon Share and the New Catalogue is Coming!


The brand new Stampin' Up catalogue launches on 1st June and I have a huge stack sitting on my desk.

It feels like I had to wait forever to get my hands on a copy - I missed On-Stage in April due to a family wedding so I only got my copy at the weekend!



I had seen it on line but there is something special about having it your hand - if everything looked great on the screen, they look a million times better in print......my wish list is looong. 

I'd better work at being an extra special wife so I have lots of brownie points when the credit card bill arrives!

Would you like a copy?

If you have shopped with me this year, a copy will be on it's way to you in the post by the end of the week. 

If you haven't shopped with me and don't already have a demonstrator - it would be my pleasure to send you one absolutely free - just request a copy via this link.

I can only however send copies to the UK, France, Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

Would you like some of the gorgeous new In-Colour ribbons absolutely free? 


Well shop with me and spend £25 or more before the end of the month and as part of your customer thank you pack, I will send you 1m of the brand new Finely Woven Ribbon in each of the new In-Colours - so 5m of ribbon in total.

There are lots of fabulous bargains still to be had in both the retiring sale and the clearance rack.

If you have already shopped with me this month - thank you - your ribbon share will be on its way in early June with the rest of your thank you items.

If you're ready to place and order, click HERE to go and shop now.


Sunday, 14 May 2017

Card Swap Inspiration in Action


As many of you will know I ran a card swap recently and received cards from all over the world which I shared on my blog and YouTube channel.

The aim was to inspire us all so I was delighted when Cheryl Bern in North Carolina got in touch recently. 

Cheryl received this card from me as part of the swap - I have shared it with you previously.


My card uses the large medallion image from Moroccan Nights and a sentiment from Vertical Greetings.

Now Cheryl had neither of these sets but was still inspired by the card and so set about creating her own using sets she did have and this is what she created.


I just love this - you can certainly see the inspiration and I am thrilled that my card inspired something so similar and yet so unique.

You can check out Cheryl's blog post HERE.

If you have been inspired by anything you saw in the card swap, I would love to see your creations too.

Thanks for sharing Cheryl.

If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Saturday, 13 May 2017

Perfectly Wrapped Thank You Card Idea


Perfectly Wrapped is to me, a bit of a sleeper in the current annual catalogue. It is a great stamp set that many people may have overlooked. 

It is great for a beginner stamper or a good staple for a more experienced crafter to have in their stash. It has some great floral images combines with some useful sentiments - an all in one stamp set.

You can use it to whip up striking cards like this one if just a few minutes. 


The flowers are stamped in Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight and Dapper Denim. I added some enamel shapes in the same colours and popped the sentiment up on a flash of Dapper Denim ribbon. 

Perfectly Wrapped is an absolute bargain at just £15! 

It is retiring at the end of the month though and I am really going to miss it. If you want to add it to your collection, get it quick.


If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Friday, 12 May 2017

Triangular Gift Box with Lid - Video Tutorial using Blooms and Wishes by Stampin' Up

Triangular Gift Box with Lid - Video Tutorial using Blooms and Wishes by Stampin' Up


On Tuesday I shared a project with you for a triangular gift box - it was quick and easy to make but with two glued ends, you had to break it open. Click HERE if you missed that one.

I therefore challenged myself to come up with a box of a similar shape but which had a lid so could be kept and reused. 

Today's project is what I came up with. 


The lid is made from the Succulent Garden DSP while the base of the box is hand stamped using Blooms and Wishes stamp set.

Both the DSP and the little bit of feature ribbon I have used are retiring at the end of the month and so you can pick these up at a bargain price right now. Click HERE to head over to my on-line store to check out these and the other bargains available at the moment.

If you would like to see just how I made the box, click HERE to watch my video tutorial.

If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Dimensions
Base Card Stock - 6½ by 6 inches
Score long side at 2, 4 and 6 inches
Score short side 1½ inches

DSP - 4 by 6-5/8 inches
Score short side at 1½ and 3½ inches
Score long side at 2, 4-1/8 and 6-1/4 inches

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Celebrate Balloon Builders - Stampin' Up Card Inspiration



The Celebrations Duo Embossing Folders don't actually emboss the words, they deboss them, pressing them into the card stock.  

That means when you stamp over the top, the embossed word doesn't pick up the ink and so it magically appears when stamped over the top. 

Here I stamped over the top with one of the balloons from the Balloon Builder stamp set. This stamp set gives a lovely light water coloured effect.  

I've used Flirty Flamingo and Peek-a-boo Peach. Not a colour combination that I would instinctively choose but I really like it here. 

If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x


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Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Sealed with Love Note Card with Sending Love DSP by Stampin' Up




Stampin' Up note cards are so useful when you need to make a stack of cards in a short period. 

I was really touched by the response to my card swap that I organised last month, I was thrilled that so many talented crafters took part. It did however mean I needed to make a stack of cards in a short period and then the note cards came into their own. They saved so much time on cutting and scoring card blanks.

Combined with some gorgeous DSP and some of the stunning stamps from the Sealed with Love stamp set, I was able to whip up a pile of cards in no time.  
The DSP I have used here is actually retiring at the end of the month and you can pick it up at a great price right now.

If you want an even bigger bargain, check out this DSP stack, it really is just £2.90! Just click on either picture to go right to my on-line store and buy now. 

If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x

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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Quick and Easy Triangular Gift Box - Video Tutorial with Cupcakes and Carousels DSP from Stampin' Up




This box is so quick and easy to make but I think the triangular shape makes gives it a bit of a wow.

It is made from a single sheet of 6 by 6 DSP. Great for making from DSP stacks, I have used Cupcakes and Carousels, a stack I have had for so long but only used a little.


You can obviously decorate these any way you choose but I think the swirl from the Swirly Scribbles thinlets works really well.

To see just how easy this box is to make, click HERE to view my video tutorial.

 If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x

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Dimensions

DSP - 6 by 6 inches

Score one side at 1-7/8, 3-3/4 and 5-5/8
Score on second side at 1 and 5 inches

Monday, 8 May 2017

Pop of Paradise to Brighten Up Monday - Stampin' Up Inspiration



Hopefully today's card will brighten up your Monday.



Pop of Paradise is such a cheerful stamp set - it just makes me think of tropical islands and sunny days.

The leaves are stamped in Cucumber Crush - such a bright bold green which I am really going to miss when it retires at the end of the month. I think they should make it a new member of the Brights family!

The flamingo, the ribbon and the card stock are Flirty Flamingo of course.

And isn't it strange that the black matt actually seems to make the rest of the colours even brighter!
 If you would like to order any Stampin' Up products click HERE and head over to my online store or get in touch directly, it would be my pleasure and honour to help.



If you would like to learn more about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator click HERE, I would love to have you join my team.

Caroline x x

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