Over the weekend I had my Open House Events for the new Catalogue.  I had some lovely ladies coming along for lots of fun and creativity.  I thought I would share some photos and a video for you.  Once again I didn’t take photos of when people are there…. I always forget that.  There is too much going on.  🙂

I just had a small display of samples but that’s OK.  Sometimes it can get a bit overwhelming when people first come along.

Firstly, the video for you.  (If you receive this post via email then head to my blog post by clicking on the Title and you should get there to view it properly)

I will share details of some of the cards I showed in the video over the next few posts but here is just a couple of still photos to share.

The Eastern Palace Suite Display.  I have shared most of these projects over the last few weeks.

Color Theory Suite.  I will share more details of these later.

New Product Display

Incolor Flower Box using the Delightful Daisy Bundle The box is made using the Wood Crate Thinlits.  This was inspired by a Demonstrator on a Facebook group I am on. The centres are the new Gold Faceted Gems.

Everyone received a Thank You Gift for coming of a little pack of Incolor ribbon and a bow, some Gold Faceted Gems and a chocolate. It was all gifted in a Wood Crate.  The flower is from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous set.

Lucky Door Prize for each event was some 6×6″Eastern Medallion paper, Easter Gold Vinyl Stickers and Gold Ribbon.

Sorry if you couldn’t make it along.  I wanted to share some of the creations with you though.  If you are local then try and come along next time.




Last post I shared some of the creative fun from my Catalogue Reviews held last weekend. I forgot to share one more project.  So I guess this gets it’s own little post.

With all the busyness leading up to last weekend with creating I was starting to run out of time.  So I decided to use this frame I had sitting around for a while and make little samplers of some of the products.  It is only simple but was a good way of showing them. Here it is for you to see.


I included a sample of some of the papers and the dies and then embellished them. It worked well I think???  The pieces are adhered in each box with glue dots so I can easily remove them and use them on cards.  Then I can replace them with products from later catalogues.  It’s a simple way of showing off some of the products.

What do you think??

Thanks for visiting. I have lots of samples to share that I made for my launch so I will get to share those soon.

For those on the East Coast of Australia, keep cool.  The weather is heat wave conditions at the moment.  I have lost count of how many days in a row it has been now.  It’s a bit hard to be creative in this heat I will say.




I can’t believe I forgot to show you these cute little cards! I made a few of these for Thank You cards for the lovely people who ordered at my Catalogue Launch last month  Who can resist that cute Baby Bear???  🙂

Catalogue Launch Thanks

These are very simple little 10cm x 10cm cards (4″x4″).  This cute set is a 3 step stamp set. To stamp the bear I used Crumb Cake for the 1st stamp, Soft Suede for the 2nd stamp and stamped off first on scrap paper before I stamped, then Soft Suede for the 3rd stamp, stamping without stamping off.

The sentiment is actually 2 stamps.  I lined them up together on the clear block and inked the stamp and stamped on scrap paper a few times to test that they were lined up straight. making any adjustments as I needed. Then I stamped them on different scraps of the new Incolor card in Soft Suede ink.  The one on the left is Sweet Sugarplum, the middle is Flirty Flamingo and the right one is Peekaboo Peach.  I cut the sentiment with the Hearth and Home Thinlits.  Before I added them to the card with Dimensionals. I added a little piece of Paper Doily under the bottom edge.  These ones are the retired ones.  I still have yet to get the new ones.

The bows are 2 stamps.  I inked the first stamp (the more solid one) in the colour and then stamped it off on scrap paper first before stamping on white card. Then inked the other stamp up and stamped in full strength (without stamping off).  I cut these out and raised them up with the Dimensionals.

Do you think these are “beary” cute?? 🙂

Thanks for visiting.  Have a great weekend.



I have some more of the fun from my Catalogue Launch for you.  If you missed out on the first part then head back to the last post I did.  Today I want to share with you some of the stamping fun we had.

The table all set up ready to go.  I was pretty excited with the Pom Pom Flowers I found that was a fairly close match to some of the new Incolors.


This was a sample of some of the new products and some cards.  I had other new products in the Product Playground that I showed in the last post.

sample table

I had some Swirly Bird card samples to share.  I have a class this coming Saturday just with the Swirly Bird stamps and the Scribbles Thinlits.  That should be a lot of fun.

Swirly Board

This was the first Make and Take using the new Flourish Thinlits.  I love the delicateness of these dies.  I found they cut surprisingly easy even with just the regular platform.  I used the new ‘Playful Palette’ DSP stack too.  The sentiment is from the new set ‘Best Birds’.

Flourish _ Peekaboo Peach

The other Make and Take was using the new Dapper Denim Incolor.  I have used the ‘Thoughful Banners’ stamp set. These banners are so easy to punch with the Duet Banner Punch.   I stamped a background on the base card with the Timeless Textures stamp set. The colours of the stripes were from the top – Night of Navy, Dapper Denim, Island Indigo, Marina Mist and Soft Sky.  I cut a scallop square mat for the white stamped card piece with the new Layering Square Framelits.  It just gives a subtle peek of the silver Foil. This card was inspired by a card I saw on a Facebook group I am on.

Dapper Denim thoughful banners

So lots of fun was had by all my lovely ladies who came.  I appreciate each and every one of them.  If you are local make sure you come along to my next launch or class to enjoy the fun.

Thanks for stopping by,



I have reviewed the Catalogue Online but now It’s on this Friday and Saturday – The New Catalogue Launch Party at my Place – and you are invited!

There are 2 times so if you are a Wollongong local I am sure there will be a time to suit you.

FRIDAY 17th 7.30pm        OR          SATURDAY 18th 2pm

Come along and give some new products a test run in the Product playground,  make a card or 2, have some games; Lots of fun all around!

COST: $15 (Includes make and takes, catalogue, refreshments, Goodie Bag and Giveaways)

RSVP: Thursday  16th.  Places are filling up fast so don’t delay.

See you there,



I thought I would show you the Make and Takes we made at my launch last weekend.  I shared some of the fun in an earlier post.

Firstly, we made a bookmark showing the new Incolors and using the cute new set “Sprinkles of Life”.

The top of a strip of Whisper White (5cm x 21cm) was punched with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch. One of the greetings was stamped in Memento Ink at the top.  How cute is this saying?? Right at the bottom the cone was stamped in Tip Top Taupe and then each ice-cream scoop stamped in a different colour.  There is a matching punch which we could have punched out the scoops but to keep it simple and quick they were just stamped directly on to the card.  Everyone could choose their colour of the new Incolor Dotted Lace Trim.


Now for the card. I changed my mind a few times with what we do leading up to this.  This card was inspired by a few cards I had seen on Pinterest.  Once again, each guest could choose their own colour.

This is using the set ‘I Think You’re Great’. The scallop lines were stamped in Delightful Dijon (or what they chose). The “hi” cloud was stamped in their matching base card colour and hand cut.The flowers were punched from Watermelon Wonder card using the small flower punch in the Itty Bitty Accent Punch Pack. A little bling and some white twine finished it off.  Now of course it’s nice to have a matching envelope.  So with the new Envelope paper we could make one using the Envelope Punch Board.


For some guests who didn’t like the “hi” on their card they could make an alternative in their chosen colour with the “Happy Birthday” from ‘Remembering Your Birthday’ set.  It was nice to have a matching envelope to go with it too. 🙂


Sorry if you missed my launch last weekend, I know for some people distance is an issue 😦  If you would like me to share some fun projects with you and your friends, why not invite me to come to your place and we can have some fun stamping together.  If you are further afield, then you can have a Catalogue Party yourself.  Collect some orders from your friends and send them to me.  I can have the orders sent back directly to you – and the bonus you still earn all the exciting little hostess benefits yourself.  You can check off some of those items on your Wish List – and get them for Free!! Do it!  🙂

Thanks for stopping by today.  It’s nice to have you visit me from near and far.  Have a wonderful day xx


My Project 69-001

If you are local to East Corrimal then do join us.  Do something for yourself this year and take some time out for you!

I would love to see you come along.  Don’t forget RSVP date February 4th.  Book and pay by then to receive your Goodie Bag.

Email/comment that you will join us.

See you then 🙂


The excitement is building.  The new Catalogue starts TOMORROW!! Lots of new goodies to see.  I had my Catalogue Launch on Saturday.  It was a huge day and I thought I would show you some photos.  There are lots of photos so I apologize is advance. 🙂

I had 2 sessions on the day with lots of lovey ladies.  Yet I didn’t take a photo of the groups! Not to worry, you can see some of the display.

Goodie Bags for everyone!

Goodie Bags for everyone!


Close-up of the bag.

Close-up of the bag.


New Product display of colours and ribbon!

New Product display of colours and ribbon!

This is a close-up of the flowers.  These flowers were inspired by a display I saw at Convention.

Close-uo of the flowers using Moonlight DSP paper Stack and Clear Faceted Buttons.

Close-uo of the flowers using Moonlight DSP paper Stack and Clear Faceted Buttons.


New Stamps and Samples

New Stamps and Samples


Who wants a Party?? Book a Party, Pick a prize envelope

Who wants a Party?? Book a Party, Pick a prize envelope


Close-up of the Flower.

Close-up of the Flower.


Colour Comparison with the new InColors (far right on the chart)

Colour Comparison with the new In Colors (far right on the chart)

There were other displays with the Blendabilities and Project Life but I think I have bored you enough 😉

So onwards to tomorrow now.  The new Catalogue.  Can’t wait!

Have a happy Day 🙂



The excitement is building! The new Stampin’ Up! Catalogue is out VERY SOON.  My Catalogue Launch is booking out very quickly and I don’t want you missing out on all the fun we will be having.  The 2pm session is almost Full.  There are some places in the 10.30am session. If you are in the local Wollongong area then drop me a message and come along.  I can’t wait to show you the new products – New stamps, New Incolors (VERY NICE!), Project Life and Blendabilities – and more.  So much to share. Here are the details.

My Project 49-001

Can’t make it but would love a Catalogue?? If you are local it is $5 Pick-up or I can mail one out to ANYWHERE in Australia for a small postage cost.

Why not get a group together and have your own Private Catalogue Party?? With me or without me (where is the fun in that!)

Hope to see you on the 28th June.