Tag Archives: Stampin’ Up Birthday Cards

Case-ing the 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! Annual catalogue

The brand new 2017-2018  Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue is fantastic; full to the brim of fabulous products but also fantastic inspiration for crafting projects.  I want to show you how you can use our catalogue for ideas for your own projects even if you don’t have the specific sets used.  We call this Case-ing; it stands for either Copy and Share Everything or Copy and Selectively Edit.  We basically take… Read More »

Stamping Creative Blog Hop – Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek

5 days and counting until the new catalogue launches – excited.. much?!?! I can guarantee that you will be after you hop around all of us this morning! You may have arrived from Emma at Coastal Crafter or this may well be your first stop, either way you are very welcome at Stamp in Colour with Eimear Carvill. I’m an Independent Stampin’ Up demonstrator based in the heart of the… Read More »

Stamping Creative Blog Hop – Made for Men

Can you believe it’s almost May?! Especially with the strange weather we have had in the UK this week?! However, the end of the month means that it’s time for the Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop and this month we are focussing on male themed cards. You may have arrived from the fabulous Mikaela Titheridge – I’ll bet you loved her creations this month – if you arrived directly here, with… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Birthday Boy is 7!

I do love family birthdays but there is always a little part of me that is a bit sad that my boy is growing up!  He just turned 7 and of course we had our usual family creative time where I helped his sisters to make him some birthday cards! I am particularly proud of my daughter’s card – all her own idea – based on the Mario brothers.  The… 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 »

Celebrate Today for CC&S

I must admit Caro’s challenge this week had me stumped.  I had an idea in my head when I saw it but it didn’t work out when I created my prototype and it was back to the drawing board.  Usually, a tweak here and there sorts it for me, but this time I had to think up a totally new card.  Here is the sketch we are working on and here… Read More »

Birthday card for Football Fans

I wanted to show you a very quick card I made for my son’s friend.  He turned 6 recently and is a big Liverpool Football fan.  For those of you who don’t know they play in red, so I rustled up a quick card using the Baby First framelit dies – not just for babies!  To turn the babygrow into a shirt, I just sliced off the leg portion in… Read More »

Happy Birthday Finn with Punch Art George!

Today was a very important day in our house as my baby boy celebrated his first birthday, so I thought I would showyou his birthday cards,. With three older siblings, he doesn’t get much choice in what goes on the TV but as his older sister likes Peppa Pig, that’s pretty much what he watches.  I thought he might recognise George so I set about making a card with George… Read More »

Stampin’ with the Kids

I love sharing Stampin’ Up with everyone and that includes my children so when there is a family birthday, I love getting the kids in the craft room to make cards for the birthday boy or girl.  We have quite a few Birthdays in January with my Mum and two of my children, so I thought I would share just a few of the projects we made. First of all… 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 »

Birthday Blooms for #GDP017

January is a month FULL of birthdays in our house so when I saw this week’s challenge over at the Global Design Project, I had not only the project but the recipient in mind. It’s my mother’s birthday on the 14th of January and I don’t think she would forgive me if I let slip her age, so Mum’s the word on that one!  However, this will be her card…… 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 »

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 »

That Thing you Did for Fab Friday and TGIF Challenges

I wanted to take part in a challenge so I teamed up the Colour Challenge over at TGIF with the sketch challenge at Fab Friday. Here were the challenges… When I saw the colours, my first reaction was Halloween and Autumn and then I had a flashback to the décor in my childhood home.  My own childhood bedroom was Pumpkin Pie, my sister’s room next door was Rich Razzleberry and… Read More »