How to make the most of Sale-a-bration 2016

So Sale-a-bration, or SAB for short, has just started so how can you make the most of it? Firstly by shopping or hosting an event and collecting sales! For every £45 you spend, you can choose one item for FREE from the SAB brochure. These are exclusive stamp sets, papers and memory keeping products that are not available anywhere else. But that’s not all! As the person collecting the order -either… 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 »

Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop – December Sneak Peak!!

  Well, that’s it! Christmas is over for another year! Turkey sandwiches are on the menu! Time to sit back and relax and look forward to spring – though maybe we’ll have winter first – I must say I’ve had enough of the rain, I would like some cold and frost (famous last words!). Anyway, in just a few sdays we have the launch of our brand new Spring Summer… 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 »

All Wrapped Up for PPA#279 and ATCAS#78 (Edited)

Only 13 days to go to the Big Day, as my kids keep reminding me!  So I thought I would combine two challenges this week and create a fun little Christmas card. Firstly, the colour challenge over at Pals Paper Arts screamed Christmas to me and Addicted to CAS have asked us to incorporate ‘JOY’ into our creations. And here is what I came up with I hope you like… Read More »


A really quick post, no fancy graphics or anything as I don’t want you to miss out but we have just launched an end of year sale.  Get your Christmas crafting products at up to 60% off!! Click on my online shop above and head to the Clearance rack to see the amazing prices – go on treat yourself! It is Christmas after all!!   These  are our current products like Wonderland… Read More »

Aces and Diamonds Team Challenge for #GDP014

Every month, my team, the Aces and Diamonds, and I get together for our meeting filled crafty inspiration and our obligatory cheeseboard (sometimes we swap it for cake, but cheese seems customary now!). We swap cards, do some make and takes and I set them home with a challenge to create something from a given set of supplies.  Being ill last week meant my own entry was a little late… Read More »

Pillow Box Video…

So today I am feeling very under the weather! Christmas card production has ground to a halt for the moment. Luckily, I had no events planned this weekend or that could have been disastrous. So due to my mystery bug, I don’t have a new project for you today but I thought I would share a video direct from Stampin’ Up showcasing the Pillow Box Thinlit dies. These are gorgeous… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Every Blessing

I have a simple card to show you today. It uses the beautiful set Every Blessing which you will find in the annual catalogue. This set wil,l of course, be available right up until the end of the annual catalogue. I’ve made quite a few of these today and this simple design allows for mass production.  I do hope you like it, and appreciate your thoughts if you would like… Read More »

Candy Canes Aplenty for GDP#013

Two challenges in as many days, I’m quite proud of myself!!  It’s a bit like buses, waiting around for ages for two to come at once! Anyway, this week’s challenge at the Global Design Project was a colour challenge.     I mulled it over for a while and the candy canes just jumped out at me! So I played about at making a wreath on a door and this… Read More »

Ying and Yang for CAS Challenge #152

I have a quirky little card for you today to enter into the CAS Challenge 152. This week was a sketch challenge and we were asked to use the sketch below as inspiration. It reminded me of Ying and Yang so that led my initial interpretation as I decided to invert the colours. I originally wanted to use something else, but had lent the pivotal product to a customer who… 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 »

CAS Challenge #151

A quick post to add my card to CAS Challenge no 151.  This week was a challenge for me as these are three colours I would not have put together myself and hope I have done them justice, as individually I love them all! Here are the three colours   And here is the card I came up with.  It uses one of the oldest sets in my collection (which… 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 »

Some of my favourite sets at 20% off

You may have seen my post yesterday about our fantastic promotion. I thought I would show you some cards I’ve made using one of the sets, Gorgeous Grunge.     And It’s a great set to colour with, like I coloured my leaves in the first set, to add a graffiti style background like my Happy Birthday card pictured above, or just to add some background interest. If I’m totally… Read More »

20% off Selected Stamps until Friday! Plus final days for some Autumn/Winter Products!

Who doesn’t like a bargain – especially in the run-up to Christmas when our purses are getting pulled in every direction!  Well, from now until Friday, we have 20% off selected stamps!  Yes, a whopping 20% off!!   See the list here   I’m just back from Stampin’ Up’s On Stage Live Event in Brussels – what a fantastic weekend! I’m afraid I can’t show you any product just yet, but… Read More »

2015 Christmas Wish List Service is Ready!

Firstly, I want to say a big thank you to the team at Global Design Project for selecting my card as one of last week’s winners.  I was absolutely delighted to have been selected, you can see my entry here. We’re now officially on the final countdown to Christmas and it’s time to think about gifts – not just for others, how about what YOU want for Christmas?! If you… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative October Blog Hop – Fancy Folds

And another month is over… 2016 is almost upon is – how can that be?! Our theme this month is Fancy Folds and I have a couple of Bendy cards for you this month. Firstly seeing it is Halloween today, I have a spooky one for you. My card opens up to reveal a wicked sunset! I’ve sponged the sunset background in Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango, Melon Mambo and finally Rich… Read More »