Tag Archives: Video Tutorials

Crafting for the Weekend – Quick and Easy Card Tutorial

I have a fabulous project for you this weekend’s Crafting for the Weekend video tutorial.  It is so easy, I can hardly believe it myself!! It also includes a little sneaky peek of a brand new stamp set coming up in the new Annual catalogue on June 1st.   I’ve made two different versions, the first stamped in Soft Suede and the second heat embossed in Copper. So here are… Read More »

Crafting for the Weekend – In-Colour Gift Set

So by the time this Crafting for the Weekend post goes live, Sale-a-bration will be over 🙁 but what a great promotion it was, and I do hope you managed to bag yourself some free items – there was such a fantastic selection! We are heading off to Amsterdam next week and will have first sight of the brand new annual catalogue which launches in June – cannot wait!! But… 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 »

Tuesday’s Tip – Perfectly Placed Stamped Images

I decided this Tuesday to go back to basics and give you a series of tips to help you get perfectly stamped images exactly where you want them.  One of the worst thing’s is when you create a paper crafting masterpiece and ruin it at the last minute with a crooked sentiment. I know we say ‘there are no mistakes in crating, just an opportunity for an embellishment’ but still,… 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 »

Tuesday’s Tip – The Stampin’ Trimmer

I’m going to try and bring a tip every Tuesday, this may be a paper crafting technique, a storage solution or any other random tip I find along the way that I think you would find useful. Today, I want to highlight the features and benefits of the Stampin’ Trimmer.  It is, by far, the best paper trimmer I have owned, and probably like most paper crafters, I have tried a few… 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 »

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 »

Foxy Friends – Cuteness Alert!

One of the sets scheduled to be a best seller this year is the Foxy Friends bundle – I’ve just received mine and can’t wait to play with it.  I think it is going to give the owl punch a good run for it’s money.  There are so many little creatures that you can make with it, the young and the young at heart are going to fall for it… Read More »

Easter Lamb for an International Blog Hop

Ive joined up with some other demonstrators from all around the world in a special Blog Highlight organised by Kylie Bertucci Down Under in Australia – many thanks for organising it all Kylie. I thought I would show you a little project featuring a stamp called Easter Lamb – who is not just for Easter. The words ‘Happy Easter’ are included as part of the image but with a clever… Read More »

I went live on Periscope with Birthday Blooms!

I jumped out of my comfort zone and did my first video, live on Periscope!!  Nothing like a baptism of fire!! So as I said on the video, here is a better view of the finished card.   After the initial nerves subsided, it was quite fun so if you’re tempted what not give it a go?  I have no fancy set-up – honestly, my camera is my iphone and… Read More »

Baby Boy Card Inspiration

It’s been a long time since I blogged – my little man is keeping me very busy – at all times of the day and night!!  He just turned 4 weeks yesterday – where has the time gone?! Mind you, at this stage of the game, the days are blending into nights and back into days again – I had forgotten how exhausting the early days can be… but as… Read More »

Even more Stampin’ Up Christmas products available

If you have worked through your wish list from the Autumn Winter catalogue, guess what?  We have even more Stamping delights for you in the brand new Autumn-Winter supplement.  The Catalogue was so jam-packed with loveliness, we had to create an extra supplement.  Feel free to download your own copy using the links on the right hand side-bar. It will be a little strange on opening as the real life paper… Read More »

Stampin Up Simply Pressed Clay on our Weekly Deals – Catch it quick!!

If you are new to my blog or to Stampin’ Up, you may not know that every week starting on Wednesday, for one week only, a selection of Stampin’ Up products are discounted.  These are regular catalogue products and once the week is over they return to their normal catalogue price. You can view these products in my Online Shop above, or go directly to the Weekly Deals section of… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Blendabilities – even more versatile than I thought!!

If I haven’t convinced you on the merits of our brand new alcohol-based markers, Blendabilities, then perhaps this post might just do it! They honestly are so easy to use and the shades blend together so fluidly. But not only that, you can colour our rhinestones, pearls and ribbons too! As they are alcohol-based, it dries so quickly, so no inky fingers! Take a look…   What a beautiful, vibrant, Pumpkin… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Blendabilities are here

That’s right, our first range of Blendabilities are available to order right now. Before I rave on about good they are, I must admit to not having used any other sort of alcohol based marker.  However, for a complete novice, I did find them extremely easy to use and the colour is so fluid and easy to blend.  In your pack, there are three markers, a light, a medium and… Read More »

Stampin’ Up – Video Tutorial – The Spiral Flower Originals Die

Just a quick post from me today as I wanted to show you a video direct from Stampin’ Up showcasing our Spiral Flower Die.    This product was first seen in our Spring Summer catalogue which retires at the end of this month, however, the good news is this product is continuing in our brand new Annual catalogue which is out on July 1st. A lot of our current stock is… Read More »