easter · Easter Series 2018 · fun fold cards · techniques

Partial Die Cut Pop Up Card

Hello back again with project number 2 of my Easter Series 2018 Here are my Partial Die Cut Pop Up Cards. This partial die cutting technique is lots of fun and can be done with almost any die you have. Patience and full concentration are needed to make these cards and remember if it’s in between…… Continue reading Partial Die Cut Pop Up Card

birthday cards · Card Craft · greeting cards · techniques

No Heat Foil Technique

Hello, back again…Today’s tutorial was actually due to go live tomorrow but it seems I put in the wrong schedule date!…anyway here are cards I’ve made using the very addictive No Heat Foil Technique. I had recently seen a tutorial by Jennifer Maguire and she reminded me about all my foils I had stuffed in…… Continue reading No Heat Foil Technique

Christmas · Christmas Workshop 2017 · DIY Gifts · techniques

DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

Hi everyone, today I have these wonderful presents wrapped in my own hand stamp paper. Sometimes its nice to just wrap presents rather then using a gift bag or gift box. As soon as I saw this amazing Bells & Bows stamp set by Altenew I new I had to have it. The layered 3D look you…… Continue reading DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

Card Craft · greeting cards · techniques

Having fun with the Retiform Technique

I recently came across the Retiform technique from the talented Pampered Stamper and totally loved it. There are so many ways you can do this technique and no one card will be the same. In true Mixed Up style mine are bold and bright! I used my Creative Stamping Magazine stamp set called Winter Garden, this is…… Continue reading Having fun with the Retiform Technique

techniques · Things I buy

How to make your own Blending Tools

I love when I find some cool cheap way of making my crafting work better for me. I was shopping in Walmart the other day and I came across these makeup sponges. I was drawn to them as they are a curved wedge shaped and not the same as others I’ve seen. You get 18…… Continue reading How to make your own Blending Tools

homemade embossing paste · techniques

DIY Coloured Embossing Paste

I first made my own Embossing Paste a few years back now and was really pleased with my recipe. There are loads of different methods on YouTube and Pinterest which I have tried but not really been happy with  the results. Embossing pastes are so expensive and you only get a little amount. For $3-4…… Continue reading DIY Coloured Embossing Paste