Category Archives: Promotions

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 »

World Cardmaking Day

It’s World Cardmaking Day this Saturday October 1st and to celebrate my downline Caroline and I have organised a luxury craft retreat. I will post lots of news about it next week as I don’t want to spoil the surprise for our attendees! However we are not the only ones celebrating World Cardmaking Day, Stampin’ Up have got some great offers for you from October 1st until October 5th. And that’s not all….… Read More »

The Autumn Winter catalogue is now live and….

Yes the wait is over, the Autumn Winter catalogue is now live, you can view it by clicking on the image below and it will be live on my right hand side tool bar from today.  So many gorgeous products there – if you would like your own copy, then do get in touch. And if that were not exciting enough for one day, we have some fabulous savings for… Read More »

Happy Birthday Hubby!

We’re getting ready for a double Happy birthday in our household this weekend and you may have seen my son’s card to his Dad if you follow me on Instagram (I was super proud!!), so without further ado, here is my card. My July Technique Tuesday class focused on shaker cards and I have become quite addicted to this style ever since! This is pretty much the same card as… Read More »

Fabulous Summer Promotion

Stampin’ Up have just launched a fabulous promotion for July and August and you are going to LOVE it! Firstly, for every £45 you spend between July 7th and July 31st, you will earn a £4.50 Bonus Days coupon that you can use between August 2nd and August 31st. The coupons are sent by email and you do need to keep the codes in a SAFE PLACE. Happy Shopping! And… Read More »

Sunshine Sayings Anniversary Card

I must admit to always being late when it comes to family occasion cards – but not this time (thanks to my sister who texted me to remind me!!).  It’s my parent’s wedding anniversary this weekend and I decided to open up my Sunshine Sayings stamps and co-ordinating Sunshine Wishes thinlit dies (sold in a money-saving bundle!!) to make them a card. I held my team evening last night and… Read More »

Triple Time Stamping Tutorial with Pop of Paradise

Oh  – Triple Time Stamping Tutorial – try and say that three times in a row!!! You may have seen the Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop this weekend where I shared a Flamingo card using the Triple Time technique. I promised to share the technique with you in case you were not sure how to achieve this look.  It really is quite simple. Firstly, cut your three layers – for my card… Read More »

Foxy Friends – Cuteness Alert!

One of the sets scheduled to be a best seller this year is the Foxy Friends bundle – I’ve just received mine and can’t wait to play with it.  I think it is going to give the owl punch a good run for it’s money.  There are so many little creatures that you can make with it, the young and the young at heart are going to fall for it… Read More »

Our brand new catalogue is now live…!!

Very quick post from me this morning, just to let you know our brand new catalogue is LIVE and KICKING!!!  it is the best annual catalogue, in my opinion, since I joined three years ago!  There is most definitely something for everyone. In fact, you may soon find that your wish list is very long so here are some money-saving tips on how to get the most from your money..… Read More »

Onstage 2016 – The Highlights

I had an absolute blast at Stampin’ Up’s #Onstage2016 in Telford last weekend. I attended with some of the ladies in my team, the Aces and Diamonds, but I had a little secret… I was one of the Onstage Presenters! I must admit to being quite nervous, but it was such a great experience and the support I received from the Stampin’ Up staff, my team and my fellow demonstrators… Read More »

Fastest Fingers First – the Retiring List is Ready Now

Quickest post ever to tell you that the retiring list has just gone live – don’t delay –  if you see something you want, get it right this minute – things don’t hang around for long!! Here is the link to see the list and you can see it here in my shop Don’t forget to use the current hostess code  JY9ZH 7UR if your order is between £25-£150 for an… Read More »

Last Chance Saloon for Sale-a-bration 2016!

Free Sale-a-bration Products Today is the very last day of our fabulous Sale-a-bration promotion, you have until approximately 10.30pm tonight GMT to place an order over £45 and receive FREE products.  Anyone ordering over £50 today and using the Rainbow Rewards code 2GEGTMK9 will receive 5 hand-crafted cards from my class samples as well as another little gift in the post. 2016 Sale-a-bration Starter Kit Not only that, but you… Read More »

I went live on Periscope with Birthday Blooms!

I jumped out of my comfort zone and did my first video, live on Periscope!!  Nothing like a baptism of fire!! So as I said on the video, here is a better view of the finished card.   After the initial nerves subsided, it was quite fun so if you’re tempted what not give it a go?  I have no fancy set-up – honestly, my camera is my iphone and… Read More »

Going Global Baby card for GDP#022

This week at the Global Design Project, it’s a sketch challenge.  Sketch challenges are my favourite as an idea seems to pop into my head with much more speed than when I see colours in a colour challenge… I normally make pretty much the exactmidea that pops into my head, but this time, my idea evolved a few times before the final card was completed.  A little bit of me… Read More »

Confetti and Balloons for GDP#021

I had a couple of free hours recently so tried a couple of challenges  – and this time I’ve hopped on over to The Global Design Project. This week, it’s a colour challenge I was stumped for quite a whileas though I like these colours individually, I wouldn’t normally put them together but in the end I went for a pretty colourful Birthday card. I’ve used the Confetti embossing folder… Read More »

Hello SAB!! (free with a £45 spend!)

A very quick card for you tonight which was another on my Watercolour series in my Technique Tuesday class! It uses the Sale-a-bration set Hello which is free with any £45 purchase but only until February 15th, so if this floats your boat, don’t leave it too long. We will have more Sale-a-bration products on offer after February 15th – but don’t delay getting this one, it’s a really fun… Read More »

Birthday Blooms for CAS#155 and GDP#018

I’m loving Birthday Blooms  – for someone who doesn’t really like floral images, there is just something about this stamp set! I’ve decided to combine two challenges this week – a colour challenge at CAS Colours and Sketches and a sketch challenge at Global Design Project. Here are the criteria: And here is the card I came up with Now I do realise that Smoky Slate leaves are not exactly… Read More »

Spring is in the Air!

Yes, you heard right!  Even though we’ve yet to have Winter where the weather is concerned, Spring is here with the launch of our brand new Spring Summer catalogue TODAY! And not only that, but the best Stampin’ Up promotion of the year has started with Sale-a-bration 2016!! Every purchase of £45 qualifies you for a FREE item from our exclusive Sale-a-bration catalogue! How exciting! There are also so many… Read More »

Last Card for #GDP016

Not last ever card, but last card for 2015!  This is it, the year ends in a few hours and I wanted to wish you all a very Happy New Year.  May you make all your dreams come true this year! Over at the Global Design Project, our challenge this time was to case the designer.  I loved Bibi’s card and it was going to be difficult to do her original any… Read More »

Happy Birthday to me!!

As it’s my Birthday today, any online order between £25-£150 using the Rainbow Rewards shopping code (X9CB6TBJ) will receive a FREE pack of Baker’s twine in the colour of your choice from me in addition to my usual gifts. Please don’t tick No Contact as I won’t be able to contact you to find out your colour choice and address. I want to highlight one of my favourite cards I’ve… Read More »