Getting the most out of all that Stampin’ Up’s Sale-a-bration has to offer

So have you enjoyed browsing through our brand new Spring Summer catalogue?  They are over there on the right hand side bar if you haven’t looked at it yet – grab a drink – you may be some time! It is also Sale-a-bration time from now until March 31st – so how do you, as a customer, benefit? There are three main ways. Firstly, The opportunity to earn fantastic exclusive products… Read More »

Project Life live or virtual?

All ready to go for tonight’s Project Life Introductory session! I;’m quite excited to introduce this group of ladies to all things Project Life. I;m sure they will love it. Do you know about Project Life, if not, don’t worry if you missed out tonight’s session due to distance or other commitments, I am holding a virtual session over on my Facebook page, Stamp in Colour with Eimear tomorrow evening… Read More »

It’s here, it’s live! Sale-a-bration has started!

  A very quick post from me to let you know that our new catalogues are now officially live! I won’t take up any more of your time, they are there for you to peruse at your leisure on the right hand sidebar .  They are packed full of papercrafting and cardmaking ideas and inspiration, so go on!!  What are you waiting for?! Don’t forget for every £45 you spend,… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Project Life Evening – You’re Invited!!

Yes, it doesn’t matter where you are but you are welcome to join me for an Introduction evening to Project Life.  My event is being held over on Facebook.  Here are all the details. My Facebook page is Stamp in Colour with Eimear, but you can find me using the little Facebook icon just under my Stamp in Colour banner above this post, or down the right hand side of… Read More »

Little Buddy Children’s Birthday Card

With three small children in the house, you can never have enough Birthday cards in the house ready to go.  But for some reason, a Birthday party seemed to sneak up on me this morning without a card ready!! Call it a hangover from Christmas!! Thankfully, I remembered my recent purchase of Little Buddy Birthday and decided to ink it up.  I also recently received Sweet Taffy DSP so thought I would… Read More »

Happy New Year one and all!

2015 has arrived! Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I must admit, I don’t make any ‘formal’ resolutions as I rarely even remember what they were come March! I am going to try and look after myself a little bit more, drink a bit more water, exercise a little but no ridiculous resolutions that I know I wont keep up with. I’m also going to try and keep up with… Read More »

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas one and all! Here in the UK, we have just under an hour to go until the big day! My kids are fast asleep in bed dreaming of all things Christmasy, there will be so much excitement in the morning. To celebrate the big day and my recent birthday (yes, 21 again!!), I am offering FREE delivery on any online orders over £35 using the hostess  code RYRRARNY between now… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Private Classes

It’s been a week since I wrote a post – sorry about that!  I don’t know about you, but though I love Christmas and have been making Christmas cards since August, it still sneaks up on me and I suddenly realise I still haven’t bought all my Christmas presents and I’m running out of time and ideas, aaaaagggghhhh!! Is anyone else like me or are you all super-organised? Today, I had… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Clearance Rack Bargains!

Very quick post from me today as I’m totally mesmerised by the fabulous bargains on our Clearance Rack. So as I say a very quick post just to direct to you to my online shop. Check down the left hand side when you are on the shop page, for Year End Close Outs and Happy Shopping. There are some fabulous bargains, you won’t want to miss them.  If there is… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Private Classes

I hold regular monthly classes in my craft room, but I also hold private classes here too for a minimum of four people.  Here is my room just before  a recent private class began.   This was my last class with this group of ladies before Christmas, so I had a couple of little gifts for them that you can see on the table.   One of the cards we… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Cheerful Christmas Case

I love looking at other people’s designs for ideas and inspiration and I saw this lovely card on Debbie Henderson’s blog (an SU demo from the US) a little while ago, which I thought would showcase a lovely technique for my Technique Tuesday class.  You can see Debbie’s card here – she even has instructions on how to create the card. I decided to change it up a little bit,… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! – Christmas Gift Ideas

  Have you seen our fantastic offer that I posted yesterday?  If you missed it, you can read the full details here. How about combining this offer with some Christmas shopping? Have you seen the great kits we have in our catalogue?  These are perfect for the busy crafter who wants to make a handstamped card quickly, they are also great for someone who would like a introduction to crafting as… Read More »

Christmas has just come early – fabulous joining promotion starts today – read on…

How would you like to get £55 worth of Stampin’ Up goodies for free?  Yes, for one week only, for just £74.25, you can get £130 of SU goodies delivered straight to your door at no extra cost. That’s right, there’s not even a delivery charge. This offer starts today and only lasts for one week – until December 2nd. But it doesn’t end there – we have a never-before offer… Read More »

Holiday Home Tealight Lantern complete with Instructions

I’ve had a great reaction to my tealight lantern that I posted recently. Many of you have requested the instructions so here goes… I was first inspired by a tealight lantern I saw by a Dutch SU demo Aida.  You can see her version on  her facebook page .  I knew I wanted to use the Holiday home bundle and unfortunately Aida’s measurements didn’t suit my design so I had to… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Christmas Crafternoon!

So Saturday was the day of my Christmas Crafternoon!  I don’t do these events very often, but I really enjoy them. Having four hours together gives me the opportunity to showcase projects we wouldn’t normally have time for in a normal weekday class.  So what did we get up to this time, well you may remember my sneak peak photos from a couple of weeks ago, but if not here… Read More »

Christmas Card Ideas using the Stair Step Card for Technique Class

As promised, I am back with a look at the cards we made in my recent Technique class.  This month, one of the cards we made was a Stair Step card.  I saw an example of this style of card on a Youtube video by Amy Celona and wanted to make my own version.  It is not as complicated as it looks and is perfect for the Holiday Home stamp set.  The… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Project Life – December Daily

A couple of nights ago, I decided to spend some time catching up with Project Life.  I have several pages on the go at once and have over 600 photos to get through – this is pretty much covering the last 6 years of our life! I must say, I really enjoyed my time, and must set more time aside to catch up with it all. I got several pages… Read More »

Stampin Up Team night – last of the swaps…

Firstly, a big Hello to all my new visitors.  I had quite an influx of new visitors yesterday, so I do hope you come back again and do leave a comment and let me know where you are from.  If you are commutable to Swindon, do look at my class calendar and get in touch if you would like to come to one of my scheduled classes or book your… Read More »

Christmas Cardmaking Classes – The Week Begins…

I’m kicking off a week of Cardmaking classes with my Mum and Me class this morning at 9.30am – and I couldn’t think of a better way to kick it off with a group of Mums and their little ones! We will spend the morning making 4 cards – similar to my Fast and Fabulous class but just with a little extra time to allow for a few cuddles, feeds… Read More »

Team Meeting Make and Takes – Christmas Card Inspiration

Half term is over – phew – back to porridge as my Dad says! I hope you had a great time whatever you got up to. Just before we had half term, I held my team meeting. We like to swap cards so that we exchange ideas and see our different styles. Of course, we make a couple of cards too. Here is my first one: It was quite an… Read More »