Category Archives: Promotions

Stampin’ Creative July Blog Hop – Summer Fun Crafty Projects

  And so another month draws to a close, but summer holidays are just beginning over here and I’m pleased to say I’ve survived week one! As a crafter, I like to bring a bit of crafting into most things I do and especially where my kids are concerned so I want to show you a crafty project I’ve made for my children. You may have arrived from Emma at… Read More »

Crafting for the Weekend – Happy Birthday Gorgeous

Another week is over and I hope you get some time to pull out your crafting supplies this weekend and relax with some crafty me-time. This week, I wanted to share a fairly quick and easy birthday card using the Happy Birthday Gorgeous set.   Happy Birthday Gorgeous This is such a versatile set.  You can create soft feminine cards with all the beautiful flowers and leaves, or  young, funky… Read More »

Pick a Pattern Kid’s birthday cards for #GDP095

This week’s challenge at the Global Design Project is based around the theme of Kids! Having four of the little monkeys myself, I find myself making kid’s birthday cards pretty often as not a month goes by without two or three party invitations coming in.  In fact, my son is attending one this weekend and one next weekend. Never one to make extra work for myself, I thought I would… Read More »

Pieces and Patterns Teacher Thank you for #GDP094 Challenge

I decided to throw myself into this week’s Global Design Challenge by using the Pieces and Patterns stamp set and co-ordinating Designer Series Paper to make a fun Teacher Thank you card. This week’s challenge was a sketch challenge. I first tried to think what else could I use in place of the stripes in the sketch. My initial thought was the pens from Crafting Forever as I was thinking… Read More »

Christmas in July – Joining gift worth £65 in July?!

  No, your eyes are not failing you, you have indeed read correctly!  If you purchase a starter kit for £99 between 01-31 July which you can fill with Stampin’ Up’s! amazing crafting products of your choice worth £130, the following joining gift worth £65 will be added to your order 2 x clear D blocks Paper Snips Grid Paper Snail Adhesive Bone Folder Carols for Christmas stamp set So not… Read More »

Tuesday’s Tip – How to Heat Emboss in Every Colour

Today’s Tuesday tip features a very quick and easy card but also a super tip on how to heat emboss with every colour of ink you own! All you need is versamark ink and clear embossing powder! It’s so simple! Watch this video and then head straight to your craft space to try it out Here is everything I used for the three different cards. Our fabulous Sale-a-bration promotion ends on… Read More »

Everyday Hero for #GDP079

Two  blog posts in one day!!! Wonders will never cease! I didn’t get a chance to show you this yesterday and today is of course, the Stampin’ Creative blog hop day, so I just had to blog twice!! This week’s  challenge at the Global Design Project was Fairground – but the images used in the title image teaser pictured below made me think more of circus with the Big Top… Read More »

Crafting for the Weekend – and maybe a Mini Craft Day Sneak Peak…

I teased you with a taster of a second project from my Mini Craft Day in a Box on Monday… well, I couldn’t help myself and thought I would just blurt it out! Yes, I was one of those children who was useless at keeping a secret!! So to get you in the mood for crafting this weekend, I am not only showing you the project, I have a video… Read More »

Tuesday’s Tip – Stampin’ Up Stamp Cases for Storage

Are your drawers bulging with all your embellishments or do you have an array of pots all over your desk? During the Christmas holidays, I decided to purge my craft room and found a much better storage solution for some of my supplies – it’s a really simple one and one that Stampin’ Up sells too – empty stamp cases!! So much easier to line them up on my shelves… Read More »

Mini Craft Day in a Box

I just had a lovely couple of days with some great ladies running a Mini Craft Day. I know many of you are too far away to attend just for a day’s crafting so for the first time, I am offering you my Mini Craft Day TO GO as a ‘Craft Day in a Box‘! You will receive the exact same goody bag as my attendees.  Not only that but you… Read More »

Crafting for the Weekend – Two-tone Flowers with Sale-a-bration’s Avant Garden

I’m back with my new series of videos to get you in the mood for Crafting this Weekend – this time we are using the gorgeous Sale-a-bration set Avant Garden to make a quick and easy birthday card.  This set is free with a £45 purchase from now until the end of March when our Sale-a-bration promotion ends. So if you like this set, do man sure you get it… Read More »

Crafting for the Weekend – Using the Confetti Star Punch

This is my new series of blog posts to get you in the mood for crafting over the weekend.  It may be a project you want to case or it may inspire you to try something similar yourself. This week, I wanted to show you how to use the Confetti Star Border Punch.  It is a great addition to your punch collection and an all year round punch, perfect for… Read More »

Tuesday’s Tip – The Stampin’ Trimmer

I’m going to try and bring a tip every Tuesday, this may be a paper crafting technique, a storage solution or any other random tip I find along the way that I think you would find useful. Today, I want to highlight the features and benefits of the Stampin’ Trimmer.  It is, by far, the best paper trimmer I have owned, and probably like most paper crafters, I have tried a few… Read More »

Birthday Bonanza with Stampin Creative

Good morning and welcome to this month’s Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop where our theme is Birthday Bonanza! You may have arrived from Pip at Queen Pip cards or this may well be your first stop, either way you very welcome to Stamp in Colour with me, Eimear Carvill. I am based just outside Swindon in Wiltshire and am delighted to showcase the Birthday Bright Project Kit for you this morning.… Read More »

90th Birthday Celebrations

My father and my hero, will celebrate his 90th Birthday next week.  He is a total inspiration to me and always has been.  We are having a small family gathering as he didn’t really want a big fuss, but I still wanted to create some special invitations so here they are all lined up …   We had decided to go with the colour scheme of Black White and Gold.… Read More »

Global Design Project 072 – Lift me Up to Cloud Nine

I have neglected to join in on a challenge for quite a while now, so after seeing the latest challenge on the Global Design Project I decided it was time!  This week we are CASE-ing the very talented Krista Frattin and here is her original card.   It is my daughter’s ninth birthday tomorrow and ever since I spotted the sentiment in the Lift Me Up stamp set, I knew I wanted… Read More »

Stamping Creative Blog Hop – Wildlife

  We have a brand new look for the 2017 Stampin’ Creative Blog hop and hope you enjoy hopping around us all this morning.  You have arrived at Stamp in Colour with me, Eimear Carvill.  I am a demonstrator based just outside Swindon, in Wiltshire. Our theme this month is Wildlife and as we are awaiting the arrival of a little baby boy in our family… pretty much any day now… I thought I… Read More »

It’s live – time to treat yourself!

Just a quick post from me this evening to let you know our technological issues are all ironed out and the Stampin Up site together with my online shop is up and running with our BRAND NEW SPRING SUMMER CATALOGUE fully loaded!! It is packed with gorgeous new products which you are going to LOVE! Click on the image in the sidebar and load it onto your device so you… Read More »

Stampin Creative Sneak Peek 2017

  Welcome to our last Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop of 2016. You may have arrived from the fabulous Pip Todman or this may well be your first stop, either way you are very welcome here with me, Eimear Carvill at Stamp In Colour.  Our theme this month is, as the title suggests, Sneak Peeks, as our brand new Spring summer catalogue launches on January 4th so we are showcasing some of our soon-to-be available… 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 »