birthday cards · birthdays · Card Craft · cardmaking · Herringbone Technique · Papercraft

Herringbone Technique Birthday Cards

Hi everyone, today I have these pretty Birthday Cards using the Herringbone Technique. This technique is very easy and a great way to use up some of your scraps. I used the First Edition “Mariposa” papers available from Amazon. You can use any papers, prints and colours with this technique. I like to use the same…… Continue reading Herringbone Technique Birthday Cards

craft fair ideas · DIY Gifts · Papercraft · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags · valentines day · Valentines Series 2019

Mini Bottle Holders

Hi everyone, today I have project number 4 of this year’s Valentines Series 2019. I’ve made these Mini Bottle Holders.   I’m always looking for new ways to dress up these kinds of bottles and functional ways to carry them. I used the free downloadable papers from The Craft Blog. To make these you will need……… Continue reading Mini Bottle Holders

gift bags · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags · valentines day · Valentines Series 2019

Heart Shaped Gift Bag

Hi everyone, today’s tutorial kicks starts this year’s Valentines Series 2019 For the next 5-7 days, I will be sharing different Valentine themed projects that you can all make. First up is this Heart Shaped Gift Bag. I will be using the free downloadable papers from The Craft Blog. Click on the link below and…… Continue reading Heart Shaped Gift Bag

birthday cards · birthdays · Card Craft · cardmaking · fun fold cards · greeting cards · Papercraft · Pop Up Box Cards

Butterfly Pop Up Box Card

Hi everyone, earlier today I shared these pretty Butterfly Pop Up Box Cards. These are made using the new Mariposa papers by First Edition.                                                              …… Continue reading Butterfly Pop Up Box Card

Christmas Workshop 2018 · DIY Gifts · Papercraft · Pocket Letters · Uncategorized

Christmas Advent Pocket Letter

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing a Christmas Advent Pocket Letter. Pocket Letters are a fun way to sent small gifts and mini-notes to friends and family. This has evolved from pen palling which I used to do a lot as a child. Most common Pocket Letters are a clear plastic 9 pocket A4 style and…… Continue reading Christmas Advent Pocket Letter

birthday cards · birthdays · Card Craft · cardmaking · fun fold cards · greeting cards · Papercraft · Side Panel Fold Card

Pretty Side Panel Fold Card

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing my first official Design Team project for Trimcraft. I wanted to make a fun fold card and came up with these Side Panel Fold ones. As always I try to break down all of my tutorials so that everyone can make them, this one may look complicated but really it…… Continue reading Pretty Side Panel Fold Card

Christmas · Christmas Workshop 2018 · DIY Gifts · mini albums · Organisers, Notebooks & Journals · Papercraft · Photo Albums · Scrapbooks & Albums

Christmas Mini Album

Hello everyone, last week I shared how to make this beautiful Christmas Mini Album for 6″ x 4″ photos.   I do love making Mini Albums, there is something about holding a finished album in you’re hands, which beats any shop bought one! I wanted an album to hold 6″ x 4″ photos and can’t…… Continue reading Christmas Mini Album

Fold Flat Gift Bags · gift bags · large gift bags · Papercraft · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags

HUGE!!! Pinata Style Gift Bags

Hi everyone, It’s been a hectic week and I’m now finding time to catch up on my blogs. Yesterday I shared these very large, fun, Pinata Style Gift Bags These are whoppers and are the whole size of a piece of A4 cardstock, 8.1/4 x 11.3/4. I love making good size gift bags so I…… Continue reading HUGE!!! Pinata Style Gift Bags

floral layouts · Papercraft · Scrapbook Layouts · Wedding Scrapbook Layout · Weddings

4 Years Married Scrapbook Layout

This week Neil and I celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary, I remember our day like it was yesterday and I still have tons of loose photos ready to scrapbook. I pulled out 2 of my favorites and created this pretty layout.   I wanted to create something with lots of texture and that had a…… Continue reading 4 Years Married Scrapbook Layout

Achievements

Big News!!!

You all know how much I love First Edition, Dovecraft, & Simply Creative products right!? well at the beginning of September Trimcraft had their yearly Design Team call. Excited by the opportunity I put in my application and last week I received the wonderful news that they had PICKED ME. YAY, WHOPPEEEEEEEEE, WHOA, OMG… Click on…… Continue reading Big News!!!