Category Archives: 3D Gifts and Boxes

Picture Perfect Birthday for Our Birthday Girl

Some of you who follow me on other social media outlets may know it was my daughter’s birthday this week.  I’m still in shock that she is 10 years old – quickest 10 years ever! I thought I would share the card that I made for her together with a little gift box using the fabulous Picture Perfect Birthday.     10 candles for her 10th birthday!  They’re not perfectly placed,… Read More »

Stampin Creative Blog Hop – Love and Appreciation

Welcome to the first Stampin’ Creative Hop of 2018 where our theme this month is Love and Appreciation. We are delighted to welcome the first of this year’s guest hoppers, the lovely Laura Mackie from the UK, and Linda van Wely from the Netherlands. You may have arrived from the very lovely Mikaela at the Crafty Oink Pen, where I’ll bet you were wowed with her beautiful ideas. I hope… Read More »

WLCR Crafty Escape to the Country – Spring Retreat

Time is ticking on and it’s almost time to close booking on our WLCR Crafty Escape to the Country Spring Retreat. This is the fifth retreat that Caroline and I have run our WLCR Crafty Escape together and we are back at Lydiard House by popular demand! Our first event was way back in October 2016!  You can read all about it here. Here is what we got up to.… Read More »

Light-Up Framed Decoration using Bethlehem Edgelit Dies

We have lots of resources to use as Stampin’ Up demonstrators when it comes to finding project inspiration. I found this idea using a different set on one of our Facebook groups from Kathryn Simpson.  Later another fellow demonstrator from my home country, Emma Fawcett made a similar project using the Bethlehem edgelits,  I loved her version and wanted to use it in a class but needed to simplify it… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop – Step into Christmas

Welcome to the penultimate Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop of 2017!  What a quick year it has been, it feels like summer is just over and here we are with our Step into Christmas blog hop! Somehow it just doesn’t seem possible…  However, it is indeed the last Saturday of November and here we are in the Stampin’ Creative Christmas themed blog hop. You may have arrived from Caroline at Craft… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas

Hello and Welcome to this month’s Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop. You’re currently visiting Eimear from Stamp in Colour. You may have arrived from Mikaela or this may well be your first stop, either way you are very welcome indeed. As we are heading into the final Christmas preparation days, we thought we would give you some fun Christmas gift wrapping ideas this morning.  I just love the Warmth and Cheer… Read More »

Onstage 2016 Team Gifts

We have just returned from Onstage Local in the UK which was held in Telford.  This is a huge event held in various locations all over the world where we see our new catalogues, celebrate our achievements and inspire each other with lots o fproduct demonstrations and project-swapping.  I was lucky enough to have five of my team join me this time and as is tradition, I got them a… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative October Blog Hop – Trees and Leaves

Hello and a very warm welcome to this month’s Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop. You may have arrived from our Guest Hopper Heidi (thank you so much for joining us this month, Heidi) or this may well be your first stop, ether way you are very welcome. Our theme this months is Trees and Leaves and I did wonder for a while, would I go Autumnal, Winter or A-seasonal?! In the… Read More »

It’s a Celebration candle tutorial

Thank you all for your interest and kind comments on Social Media about the projects I posted from our Technique class at the WLCR Crafty Escape to the Country! Here is a guide on how to create a candle with stamped images.  You do need to be careful, as you need to be with all naked flames, but due to paper being adhered to the outside, it is very important to never… Read More »

Crafty Escape Retreat News

Well what a weekend we just had! It was exhausting but exhilarating to organise a successful Crafty Escape Day for a group of wonderful crafty ladies here in Wiltshire.  I thought I would share a little medley of photos from the day. We had a technique class in the morning – luckily noone had too late a night or too early a start as we had a full morning’s sessions… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative September Blog Hop – Trick or Treat?!

Welcome to September’s Blog Hop with the Stampin’ Creative Crew, you may have arrived from Gina or this may be your first stop today, either way, you are very welcome. Our theme this month is Trick or Treat and you may see various interpretations of this theme whether it be a Hallowe’en project, a fancy trick or a way of packaging up a treat – really anything goes where Trick or… Read More »

Foxy Friends Upcoming Morning Class

After making this frame for my new niece, I thought I would spread the Foxy Love and offer a daytime class.  Do check out my calendar above for details on all my upcoming classes. These cute little creatures are just adorable and so easy to make, you are going to love them.  There are so many little creatures you can make with one stamp set and one punch, cats, tigers, squirrels, bears, beavers,… Read More »

Spring Spectacular – 3D Spring and Easter Projects

I held my Spring Spectacular Crafternoon on Saturday.  On days like these, I try to include projects that are a little different to my regular classes or a little more involved as we have more time to play.  So here are a couple of them… Firstly a Spring Floral Pot, inspired by a little pot featured in Stampin’ Up’s Spring Summer catalogue.  I chose to use Blushing Bride, So Saffron… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative February Blog Hop – Celebrating Wonderful Women

Welcome to our Stampin’ Creative February Blog Hop and if you have arrived from Mikaela, you are very welcome.  Our theme this month celebrates the Wonderful Women in our life. The lady I would like to celebrate this month is my own Mum. You are having a sneak peek of both her Mother’s Day card and her gift  – I’m 99% sure our secret is safe as she’s not too good… Read More »

Stampin’ with the Kids

I love sharing Stampin’ Up with everyone and that includes my children so when there is a family birthday, I love getting the kids in the craft room to make cards for the birthday boy or girl.  We have quite a few Birthdays in January with my Mum and two of my children, so I thought I would share just a few of the projects we made. First of all… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Advent Calendar with Tiny Treat Boxes

We always make a showstopper piece at my Christmas Crafternoon and this year we made this fabulous Advent Calendar. I cased a project I found on Pinterest which you can see here, but I changed mine up a little as I don’t think my ladies would ever have forgiven me if I had asked them to make the original in an afternoon!  It must have taken the lady days to… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop – November Blog Hop

How has another month gone by? Seriously, I know I start each blog hop by saying this, but seriously, this time, I REALLY mean it!! As we are approaching Christmas, we decided this month our theme would be a Festive Frenzy. Y0u may have arrived from Emily or jumped straight in here at Stamp in Colour, either way, you are very welcome. Do hop round us all, as we have… Read More »

Busy Busy Busy!!

Last week was very busy and I’m afraid something had to give and as I managed to feed my children it had to be the blog!! I had a couple of private classes and my Christmas Crafternoon on Saturday and I thought I would show you a couple of our projects. Firstly, there had to be some cards!! This was a case of my own cards that I created with… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative September Blog Hop – Gift Packaging Inspiration

  Didn’t September fly in?!  You may have arrived from Lesley, or this may be your first stop today, either way you are very welcome.  Our theme this month is Gift Packaging. I must admit, in a previous life, i.e. before Stampin’ Up, I never paid much attention to packaging.  Though I was very appreciative of other people’s efforts, I was the sort who was still shopping on Christmas Eve… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative June Blog Hop – Cas(E)ing the Cattie!

Can you believe another month has passed? The months are flying by, baby Finn is now 12 weeks old – time goes so fast! We decided our theme this month would be to case projects in the new annual catalogue.  Our catalogue, aside from being a full inventory of all the wonderful products we have, is also a fantastic idea book jammed full of inspiration for your crafting projects. CASE… Read More »