Sunday 10 March 2024

Thank You Card

Hello everyone! I hope that you are enjoying the weekend. I have been unwell this week with vertigo. Now that I am much better, I was able to do some crafting. I made this card to show some appreciation to my friend at school who supported me this week. I hope she likes it.

It was a great opportunity to use  a die set that I haven't used and have been wanting to use which is the Honey Bee Coneflower Honey Cuts set. I pulled out a lot of of oldies from my stash, including older papers and dies to complete the card.


Dies: Honey Bee Lovey Layers Coneflower Honey Cuts, Spellbinders 5 x 7 Enchanted Labels 28, Spellbinders Labels 28

Paper: Pion Design: Fairytale of Spring Collection

Ink: Distress Ink: Gathered twigs, Walnut stain, Spun sugar, Victorian velvet, Shabby shutters, Peeled paint, Vintage photo, versamark ink

Other: Zing gold embossing powder, Kaisercraft Thank you DD951, Antiquities CS352, Pearls Pearl SB 713, Waffle flower shader 1+

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Sunday 25 February 2024

Thinking of You

Hello everyone! I hope that you are well. Today I am sharing a card with you that uses some new product PLUS lots of product from my stash. I think that while we love to buy new things, it's important to look at what we have and reimagine how they can be used once again.

I was very impressed with the Waffle Flower Postage Collage release. I purchased the die and one set of stencils. I love the vintage style in my crafting and I thought that I would incorporate this into my card.

I knew in advance which patterned papers I would be using and selected distress inks to compliment. Then I fussy cut vintage elements such as the clock and  aged some butterflies using vintage photo distress ink. I also had some vintage background stamps that I used to add to the vintage feel.

I added some flowers and twine and my card is complete!


Dies: Waffle Flower Postage Collage Die, Die namics fishtail flags stax
Paper: Maja Design Vintage Spring Basics and Vintage Autumn Basics

Ink: Distress ink Victorian Velvet, Tattered Rose, Vintage Photo, Peeled Pain, Versafine vintage sepia

Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Handwritten Borders Stamp, Kaisercraft Butterflies CS854, Antiquities CS352, Texture Postmarks CS802

Other: Waffle Flowers Postage Collage Rose Stencil, Wild Orchid Crafts Blooms

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Friday 19 January 2024

Cross Stitch Pillows


Good morning everyone! I hope that you are well. Today I am sharing a project which is one of my my finishes, that I had been planning to do for a while and can check of my list as complete! I completed two of Lori Holt stitch card  Set I series. As you know, I love cottages and houses, so I had to stitch one.

To finish the back, I used some fabric from my stash and also some adhesive lace which I adhered using hot glue.

I used the DMC colours in the pattern and stitched it on 14 Count Rustico Aida.

I have more of her stitch cards and am not sure which I will stitch next. They are just beautiful!

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Thursday 18 January 2024

Tissue Pom Pom Tutorial


Hello everyone! I hope that you are well. I had planned to share this post a few days ago, but unfortuately my computer had the blue screen of death error! Luckily the computer technician was able to fix the problem and I am able to use my computer once again!!

I have created a video tutorial demonstrating how to make the easiest tissue pom pom, using a tissue, scissors and a paper clip- that's it! I also show you how easy it is to use the pom pom to make a quick and easy banner. Enjoy!

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Friday 5 January 2024

Cross Stitch Cottage

Happy New Year! I hope that you have had a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones. Today I am sharing a project which I started a while a go and was determined to finish during the school holidays. One of my goals is to complete my projects that I have started but not finished (my PHD - projects half done!) I love cottages, and over the years, I have made cottages with paper crafts in various forms. 

This pattern is from Fat Quarter Shop. I used DMC threads and fabric and ribbons from my stash. The board is from Kmart. I also purchased a floral spray from Kmart, cut it apart and hot glued it to the top of my project.


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Friday 22 December 2023

Christmas Village Step Card

Hello everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful week. This is my final Christmas card for 2023. I love Christmas cottages, and I wanted to create one as a card. I chose to make a step card, which I haven't made for a long time, so that it can be used a home decor next year (maybe)!

I used a Spellbinders die to create my base, and I used distress inks and a stencil to create my snowy background. I wanted the cottages to have a unified look, so I chose the same coloured cardstock. The church has contrasting colours and is a focal for the card.

To add a snowy feel to some of the elements, the die set contains snow banks, which I added in places. To compliment I also added some Nuvo glitter accents in random places.


Dies: Honey Bee Stamps Winter Village, Spellbinders Pop Ups Decorated Birthday S7-207

Ink: Distress ink - stormy sky, faded jeans and chipped sapphire

Cardstock: Kaisercraft- Jungle, crimson, coal, dove, slate, snow, lipstick, spearmint, chestnut, coral and scuba

Other: Simons Says Stamp Falling Snow stencil, modelling paste, Nuvo glitter accents fresh snowfall

Wishing you and yours a safe and happy Christmas and compliments for the new year.

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Monday 18 December 2023

Creating Bulk Christmas Cards


Hello everyone! I hope that you are having a lovely week. I needed to create some cards for my colleagues at work, so that meant bulk cards. I grabbed the possible supplies that I might use and began. It was great to use some supplies that had been in my stash for such a long time and had not been used. What I came up with was:

- a stamped background
- foiled sentiments that can change
- pearls/rhinestones that can be changed
- focal die cut
- ink blending
- layered mats
- premade card base and envelopes
- bulk cards planned DONE.

From my plan, the design was set but the option to personalise was there. Simple! I am so happy with this card design. I will share another post where I have a part two of this design where I add to this for a second bulk design using some oldie but goodie supplies.


Paper: Kaisercraft Forest, Ivory

Kaisercraft CD509 Card Pack Square Kraft

Ink: Versafine vintage sepia, Distress ink vintage photo and antique linen

Stamp: Prima Marketing 5x7 cling stamp texture

Dies: Spellbinders Floral ovals, Hero arts infinity ovals, Memory Box snowflake trees, Spellbinders hotfoil and die glitter wishes

Other: Pearls Kaisercraft Denim, Plum, Lavender and Champagne.

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