Monday, December 7, 2015

Lesson 134

In this lesson we will be using Cottage Greetings.
And In This Together. Can you see the pen? This little folder includes a shopping list.
And this is a diary/calendar
Our last Christmas set for the year will be Wonderland.

We will also be making Hexagonal Boxes, Bow Decorations and stamping on candles.
Lesson dates are December 8, 9, 15 and 16.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Lesson 133

In part 1 of this lesson we will explore some different uses for embossing folders.

In part 2 of this lesson we will be using Holly Jolly Greetings.

And in Part 3 I will show you lots of different uses for the Square Pillow Box Thinlit Dies.

Lesson dates are November 17, 18 and December 1 and 2.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Lesson 132

Another lesson packed with lots of techniques. For some of you they will be new techniques and for others they will be reminders.
The stamp set Remarkable You is stunning. I know that a lot of you have already purchased it and are excited to start.



Part 2 of this lesson is Christmas - Dove of Peace

Curvy Corner Trio Punch

Vellum and Glitter

A number of you made the tags from the Oh What Fun Tag Project Kit. The Co-ordinationg stamp set  was used to make these. I really did not think that I would be cutting out Santa and Bambi but I really like these retro cards!

Fussy Cutting

Lesson dates are October 20, 21, 27, 28, November 3 and 4.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Lesson 131

Part 1 of this lesson will be Christmas. I've cased the catalogue and made these samples using Jingle All The Way and the matching Sleigh Ride Edgelit Dies.

Part 2 includes one of my favourites from the Holiday Catalogue - Lighthearted Leaves. These were stamped using the new Archival Black onto a half sheet of Shimmer Cardstock and coloured with markers.

This is a Corner Flip/Fold Card.
Lesson dates are Sept 29, 30 and Oct 6, 7, 11, 13 and 14.

Monday, September 7, 2015

Lesson 130

There is a lot happening in this lesson.
The Your Presents Set is great for Christmas

... and birthdays.

The second set for this lesson is Tin of Cards.
I have had a play with some retired DSP

... and Everyday Chic!!

Lesson dates are September 8, 9, 15, 16, 20, 22 and 23.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Lesson 129

Wild About Flowers is a two step photopolymer stamp set with lots of possibilities.

Inspiration from Dawn Olchefske.

You're So Sweet works really well with the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits.

Thanks to CraftyCaroline and Linda Parker for their inspiration.

Lesson dates are August 18, 19, 23, 25, 26 and September 1 and 2.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Lesson 128

Lots of cards in this lesson.
Butterflies for all my friends who love them!
Watercolour Wings

And for those who love quirky images and sentiments.
You're Sublime
Lesson dates are July 28, 29, August 4, 5 and 9.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lesson 127

There will be something for everyone in Lesson 127. The No Bones About It will be great for all those who love dinosaurs and quirky sentiments.
Here is a peek.

And more great inspiration from Papercraft Button.
The second set for this lesson is Birthday Blossoms. This was my first choice from the new catalogue.  As promised here is the girly Gift Card Holder.
We will also be making more card sets. You have been excited about using the Timeless Elegance DSP. So here it is.

And again...
There are 2 more and a box as well.
Lesson dates are July 14, 15, 21, 22 and 26.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Lesson 126

The Garden in Bloom Stamp Set is a photopolymer set that can be used as a single stamp, a two step stamp and a three step stamp. It follows the same concept as the Lotus Flower in Sale-a-bration. The possibilities with this set and limitless. Here is a peek.
This is a Centre Stair Step Card.

The second set for this lesson is Oh My Goodies. Quite a strange name for a set but it's very versatile.
I have made a box using the Gift Bag Punch Board with four matching cards and envelopes.

Thanks again to Papercraft Button for her inspiration. This is the Clutch Bag. Don't you love the English Garden DSP?
And what's inside this box?
Lesson dates are June 30, July 1, 7, 8 and 12.

Monday, June 15, 2015


Lots of birthday cards in this lesson and they were made very easy with the Build a Birthday Stamp Set. The matching bag was made with the Gift Bag Punch Board.
The second part of the lesson was driven by the Go Wild DSP Stack. I paired it with Zoo Babies. These cards would be suitable for new babies and small children.

And the scraps were too delicious to waste!
Lesson dates are June 16, 17, 23, 24 and 28. The Sunday lesson date could change but I will let you know.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Lesson 124

In this lesson we will be using Best Thoughts (Hostess Set from new catalogue). This is a great set for colouring. We will revise colouring techniques: Water brushes, Blender Pens and Alcohol Markers.
Here is a sample of 2 cards made with Watercolour paper and water brushes. You may also notice 2 of the new In Colours: Watermelon Wonder and Mint Macaron.
I have used the Blender Pen in this sample and this cute little box was made with the Gift Bag Punch Board.
The second Stamp Set for this lesson is Happy Birthday, Everyone (Hostess Set from new catalogue).
I have incorporated another new Set - Bohemian Borders.
And thanks to Crafty Hallett we will be making the large bag. The little tube bags hold essential oil spray blends.

Lesson dates are June 2, 3, 9, 10 and 14.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Lesson 123

Time to Celebrate is a hostess set from the Occasions Catalogue. I really love the quirky images. I have created a clean and simple monochromatic set of 4 cards in a Pizza Box. The new In Colours Markers have been partnered with other Markers to create a pleasing effect. Inspiration for this set came from Fran Sabad.

And here is another sample.
The second set for this lesson is Guy Greetings.
And this Papercraftbutton box was too cute!
I really liked the way stampingjo used the stamp to make her own DSP.
Lesson dates are May 19, 20, 26, 27 and 31.