cards, Catalogues, Sale-A-Bration


I shared a card recently with the Hippest Hippo Stamp set with a similar layout.

This time I went Starry Sky colour. But isn’t she the cutest in her little tutu. 🙂

To diecut the edge of the Starry Sky Designer Series Paper piece I used the Basic Borders Dies. The Starry Sky card was embossed with the Bark 3D Embossing Folder.

The sentiment was from Sending Smiles Stamp set and diecut with the Sending Dies.

Have you picked the Hippest Hippo Stamp set as one of your bonus picks for Sale-A-Bration? It’s a fun one.

This set can be picked for orders over $90. There is also the Hippo Dies that are a great addition for the stamp set. You can pick that for $90 order too. Of course there are other great choices too.

If you are needing to stock up on your crafty supplies and you are in Australia I would love to serve you. You can head to my store -> HERE. Please use the Host Code: 99CMHTER Or contact me directly.

Have a great day,


cards, Catalogues, Classes


Today I have 5 very simple cards to share with you. I created these as samples for my launch a few weeks ago. I have used the Hand-Penned Designer Series Paper.

They might be simple but let me tell you what they show.

  1. They show a different print of the gorgeous Hand-Penned paper on each card.
  2. They show a decorative edge with a different die from the Basic Borders Dies.
  3. Each card has a different sentiment from the Many Messages stamp set cut with a different shape from the Messages Die.
  4. Each card has co-ordinating ribbon as an accent. The ribbon is the White Crinkled Seam Binding coloured with the Stampin’ Blends. (How cool is it to be able to get matching colours)

To finish I added an Opal Round or an Adhesive Pearl on each one.

I have added a vellum leaf under the sentiment punched out with the Sprig Punch.

Cards in a hurry that’s what they are. Probably the longest part was colouring the ribbon.

Check them out closer.

Mint Macaron

Daffodil Delight

Highland Heather

Cinnamon Cider

Blushing Bride

Very simple but I hope you like them.

Happy Stamping,


cards, Stampin' Up!, Techniques, Videos


For today’s video I wanted to create some Recessed Panel cards to share with you. In the video I show you how to make one version but I have some other variations to share too. Have you tried this technique? It’s a great way to showcase some beautiful papers.

Check the video. I have the other cards to share with you too.

This is the card created in the video. I think when I looked at it after I should have cut the top curve higher to showcase more of the paper. You just don’t think of that in the middle of filming. 🙂

This one is the same version using a different print of the Pansy Petals paper. I used the Basic Borders Dies to create the curves in both of them.

Instead of curves you could make straight cuts in the card. For a difference though cut the card vertically. This one uses the Hand-Penned paper.

What about adding the pretty papers on top of the recess. This is a great way of showing that beautiful paper. This one uses the Art Gallery Designer Series Paper. For this I cut 2 angle cuts in the bottom right corner of the paper and added strips of the Poppy Parade card behind to highlight it.

I hope you get to create these soon. Choose whatever way you like to.

If you are in Australia and need supplies to create your projects then you can stop by my store anytime -> HERE. Please use the Host Code: 7VNBHHYT

OR you can contact me directly on 0439 844574

Happy Stamping,


cards, Catalogues


Another card with the Etched in Nature stamp set. This card I made for a virtual swap for our OnTour Stampin’ Up! Event we had recently.

The bird was coloured with the Watercolor Pencils and using the Water Painters to wash over the colours. I did try with the Stampin’ Blends but I just couldn’t get it how I wanted.

I’m so loving the Basic Borders Dies. There are 6 different border shapes you can use on your projects. For this I used the curved edge on the Highland Heather card and the Pointed Scallop type edge on the white tag.

These are the Basic Borders Dies. Aren’t they cool!

You can see them and order them in my store -> HERE.

The Etched in Nature set is lovely. There are some issues with the quality of stamping at the moment and Stampin’ Up! have withdrawn it until these issues are fixed. Hopefully it will be back available soon.

Have you checked out the catalogue yet?

If you are in Australia then head -> HERE to view it online. (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Or ask me for your own copy and I will get one in the mail for you.

Happy Stamping,