Category Archives: Stampin’ Blends

Tis’ the Season to say Thank you

We had a family tradition whereby every Boxing Day morning, the Basildon Bond notepaper would be presented on the dining table and it was time to write our Thank you cards.  I have continued this tradition with my own family. We do wait, however, until our return to our own house so we can get stuck in with my craft supplies and make the whole Thank you experience a bit… Read More »

Let’s Get Hopping 5 – Celebration Time!

  We have some fabulous sets coming your way in Stampin’ Up’s brand new Spring Summer 2018 catalogue and Picture Perfect Birthday is no exception.  When Jen announced Celebration as the theme for this hop I really wanted to use this set. We received it during our Onstage gathering in April and I especially love this sentiment . It was used as a table decoration at our Silver Elite and… Read More »

Let’s Get Hopping 4 – Working with Small Stamps

Welcome back to the December round of Let’s Get Hopping where are theme is working with small stamps.  These can be tricky to work with but I’m sure once you’ve hopped round us all, these will be the first stamps you reach for in your collection.  You may have arrived from Verity Biddlecombe at Pretty Little Button or this may well be your first stop, but either way you are… Read More »

Picture Perfect Birthday for Inspire Create Challenge #5

It’s been a long time since I took part in a challenge but my lovely Stampin’ Creative teamie, Emma Goddard has recently joined the Inspire Create design team and as I had yet to play along, I thought I would give it a go.  I needed a family Birthday card and had yet to play with any of my pre-order goodies, so out came ‘Picture Perfect Birthday’. I used the… Read More »

Weather Together makes a fun Christmas card

In today’s post, I wanted to show you a twist on my swap for our recent Onstage Event in Solihull, you can see the original swap here.  Like my swap I am still using Weather Together and I created a fun little Christmas card by simply changing the colours. This time, I used our fabulous Stamping’ Blends to colour in the three gifts. So very easy to do and the… Read More »

Onstage Solihull 2017 – what a blast!

We wait for 6 months for these events to come round and before we know it, they’re over!! But Onstage Solihull 2017 was amazing – thank you so much Stampin’ Up! – it was a blast!! We kicked off the beginning of Stampin’ Up’s 10 year anniversary in the UK with the Centre stage event.  This is an exclusive event for Silver Elites and above and it is truly an… Read More »

Stampin’ Blends are here

  I am so excited about the new Stampin’ Blends!!! If you love the look of alcohol markers but maybe find Copics too expensive, or have struggled to find the co-ordinating Stampin’ Up! colours in your current “other” alcohol pens, then help is on it’s way! These pens are artist quality alcohol markers in 12 exclusive Stampin’ Up! colours! Just in time for your Christmas cardmaking, these fabulous new markers… Read More »