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Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop – Step into Christmas

Welcome to the penultimate Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop of 2017!  What a quick year it has been, it feels like summer is just over and here we are with our Step into Christmas blog hop! Somehow it just doesn’t seem possible…  However, it is indeed the last Saturday of November and here we are in the Stampin’ Creative Christmas themed blog hop. You may have arrived from Caroline at Craft… 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 »

WLCR Retreat in a Box is ready to order

  Yesterday was the day, we held our fabulous WLCR Retreat at The Highworth Hotel in Highworth, Wiltshire.  We had such fun spoiling our ladies and getting a head start on our Christmas crafting.  Now that the ladies have enjoyed our retreat in person, I can finally offer you our WLCR Retreat in a Box! Just like our physical attendees you will receive all the pillow gifts and WLCR Bag… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop – Case’ing Lyssa Zwolanek – Seasonal Layers

Welcome to this month’s Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop where we are casing US demo Lyssa Zwolanek.  Thank you Lyssa for the opportunity and to our lovely Louise Sims for organising it all.  You may have arrived from Caro or this may well be your first stop. Either way, you are very welcome, here with Eimear at Stampincolour, a demonstrator based in the Cotswolds UK. I was really spoilt for choice… Read More »

Use up those scraps – Let’s Get Hopping 1

Today, I’m joining some wonderful demonstrators around the world in a hop organised by the very lovely Jennifer Frost. In today’s hop, we hope to show you some thrifty tips for using scraps and ideas for frugal crafting. I’m so excited to see what everyone has come up with. You may have arrived from Sherry Espinoza’s blog, or this may well be your first stop but either way you are… Read More »

It’s beginning to feel a lot like….yep, Christmas!

I have a simple Christmas card to show you this morning. At this time of the year, I think it’s important to think of mass production when designing your Christmas card as I don’t think anyone intends to make 100 individual Christmas cards.  This was a card I sent out recently with my Autumn/Winter catalogues so that my customers got a feel of some of the new products. Tips and… Read More »

Booking closes soon for #WLCR Crafty Escape..

Time is ticking and it’s almost time to close bookings on our #WLCR Crafty Escape. This time we are hosting it from the gorgeous Highworth Hotel in Highworth, Wiltshire. A feast of seasonal crafting delights awaits you and preparation is well under way for our usual pillow gifts and raffle prizes. You will not be disappointed. The venue itself is gorgeous and the food is fabulous!  It’s somewhere we go… Read More »

Summer is over – but so much to look forward to in Autumn

I have been missing in action recently and I do apologise but with Autumn approaching, we are excited to launch our brand new Autumn Winter Catalogue! It is jam-packed with new products for Autumn, Halloween, Christmas and the New Year.  You can find it on the right hand side bar or just below. If you would like your own hard copy, then do drop me a line here. While waiting… Read More »

Christmas in July – Joining gift worth £65 in July?!

  No, your eyes are not failing you, you have indeed read correctly!  If you purchase a starter kit for £99 between 01-31 July which you can fill with Stampin’ Up’s! amazing crafting products of your choice worth £130, the following joining gift worth £65 will be added to your order 2 x clear D blocks Paper Snips Grid Paper Snail Adhesive Bone Folder Carols for Christmas stamp set So not… Read More »

Stampin’ Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas

Hello and Welcome to this month’s Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop. You’re currently visiting Eimear from Stamp in Colour. You may have arrived from Mikaela or this may well be your first stop, either way you are very welcome indeed. As we are heading into the final Christmas preparation days, we thought we would give you some fun Christmas gift wrapping ideas this morning.  I just love the Warmth and Cheer… Read More »

Seasonal Decorative Masks – Part Two

I hope you enjoyed my card in my last post using the Seasonal Decorative Masks.  Today, I wanted to show you another card using the same masks.  This time I opted for the striped mask. Without any further ado, here is the second card. So this time, instead of sponging a trio of colours onto a taped mask, I have used versamark. Here are the instructions in three easy steps… I taped… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Seasonal Decorative Masks Part One

Every month, I run a technique class.  We make two or three cards that are more intricate than normal or use a particular technique.  This month, I decoded to focus on another hidden gem in the Autumn Winter catalogue – the Seasonal Decorative Masks – and I showed my ladies, three different ways to use the masks Firstly using inks and sponges – here is the first card we made. Here’s how… Read More »

Video tutorial for Star of Light Diorama card

So as promised, I am back with a quick video tutorial for the Star of Light diorama card I featured earlier in the week here. So without further ado, here it is!   I’ve tried to make my version as mail friendly as possible as it folds flat for postage, but of course, you can add further embellishements with a little dimension if you so wish. I do hope you… Read More »

Star of Light Diorama Card

I held my Christmas Crafternoon this weekend and we made several different projects during the afternoon; a mini album, a piece of framed art, a couple of cards (of course!) and an optional gift bag. Here is just one of them – a diorama card. So easy to do, yet such an effective card. And it folds flat for postage – bonus! – especially at this time of the year, when… Read More »

How to create a vintage look for your Christmas cards

You may have seen our Stampin’ Creative Blog Hop in yesterday’s post in which I featured these projects. I promised a very quick video, showing you how to achieve the vintage aged look for your Christmas cards which goes so well with this upcoming set, Father Christmas. And without further ado, here is the video I promised. It is such a simple technique and all you really need is a… Read More »

Quirky Christmas Twinkle Trees for #GDP049

It’s been a while since I played along with a challenge and when I saw the colour challenge over at the Global Design Project, I thought it would be perfect for a non-traditional quirky Christmas card. Here are the colours we were asked to play with this week. I’m sure you would admin that they wouldn’t be an obvious Christmas card palette, but it was the first thing that sprang to mind… Read More »

Quick and Easy Christmas Cards

I’ve been missing in action for a while enjoying some precious summer time with my four little munchkins but it’s time to get my Christmas craft on!  As demonstrators, we are already privy to the fabulous Autumn Winter catalogue (believe me, it doesn’t disappoint!), but if you would like to get a head start on your crafting, we have several Chrstimas sets in our Annual catalogue including the one I… Read More »

Fox Punch Art Christmas Bells!

Yes I know, I mentioned the C’ word! I know we have just passed the longest day of the year but I had a brain wave for Punch Art with the Fox Builder Punch and I just had to make it immediately to see if it worked – and it did! I thought the Fox body with a slight snip would make a good bell shape, so here is my card. and a… 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 »