Getting back to Nature’s Beauty

There are few more subjects that create calm than nature.  This blog I’ve been making cards with “Nature’s Beauty” a stamp set that includes a fox, deer and a rabbit, as well as background elements. I started off with a […]

Super Simple Forever Fern Card

Want to make a simple, quick and easy greetings card? Look no further than the Forever Fern Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! I took a 10cm by 14.4cm piece of Very Vanilla card stock and used the individual stamps to […]

Fine Art Floral DSP

One Sheet makes a lot of Fine Art Floral Cards!

I love the Fine Art Suite, including this gorgeous designer series paper. Each pack contains 12 sheets of patterned paper: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs. Did you know that one of Stampin’ Up!’s amazing artists actually painted all of […]

Butterfly gala

Simple Punched Butterfly Card

Stampin’ Up! do love Butterflies. Look through the catalogue and you’ll always find a butterfly or two (or three or more!). The Butterfly Gala Stamp Set has been around for a little while now, and the matching duet punch coordinates […]

Top Tip Tuesday – The Post-it Note

There are few more useful things than the humble post-it note. Ideal for reminders, lists and bookmarking, they also are fabulous in the craft room! Did you know you can use a post-it note to ‘mask’ an area of a […]

Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit

Available from today whilst stocks last, the Bouquet of Hope is a lovely kit featuring beautiful designs to show how much you care. What is Paper Pumpkin? These all-inclusive craft kits enable you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, […]

Retiring Colours – add them to an Art Gallery?

I love it when Stampin’ Up! announce their new colours but it always means we are saying goodbye to some old favourites. The 2019-2021 In Colours will sadly be leaving at the end of the month, so this really is […]

Spring Cleaning

So a little while ago disaster struck at PDQ HQ. A pipe burst in our bathroom and water came pouring through the house.  It wasn’t pretty and there was lots of colourful language at 3am (it always happens at night […]

Grace's Garden Stampin' Up! Kitten

A colourful garden card

As you probably noticed from my recent blogs I really like the Grace’s Garden stamp set, so much so that I’ve not even broken out the matching dies yet – Time to remedy that I think! The set is designed […]