What Helps You Get Through the Day?

What Helps You Get Through the Day?

WHAT HELPS YOU GET THROUGH THE DAY? Short answer for me? Coffee! Yup – coffee! Hot, iced, at home, take out or anywhere else; the answer is coffee. What helps you get through the day? Do you prefer tea, or fruit smoothies? Maybe one of those horrible looking/smelling ‘protein drinks’? […] Read more »


Blends are Back in Town

BLENDS ARE BACK IN TOWN! The Blends are back, the Blends are back…. Okay, if you’re of ‘an age’, this title may have reminded you of a song by a group called Thin Lizzy back in 1976, called The Boys are Back in Town. If not – or may especially […] Read more »


All Stampin' Blends Colours Now Available

ALL STAMPIN’ BLENDS COLOURS AVAILABLE! It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for, since June 1st.  All of the Stampin’ Blends colours are now available! That’ means you can now get 11 new colours in the Blends. Purchase them either singly for $6, or purchase the Combo Pack of each colour […] Read more »


More Graceful Glass

MORE GRACEFUL GLASS I shared my first card using the Graceful Glass Designer Vellum a couple of days ago (you can read that post HERE & see the card). I had cut one of the 6″ x 6″ pieces into panels, and used just one of the panels. So of […] Read more »


Graceful Glass Vellum

GRACEFUL GLASS VELLUM Have you seen the new Graceful Glass Vellum yet? It looks striking enough in black & white in the catalogue – but have you seen it coloured? Oh my gosh – check out Pinterest for some eye-popping colouring! This picture from the online store just doesn’t do […] Read more »

Lovely Floral Embossing Folder

Lovely Floral Embossing Folder

LOVELY FLORAL EMBOSSING FOLDER I seem to be on a ‘roll’ this week, with embossing! Today’s card features the Lovely Floral Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (phew! say that 3 times fast!). Let’s just call it a DTIEF from now on, okay? This embossing folder is part of the Share […] Read more »

Springtime in Gorgeous Grape

Springtime in Gorgeous Grape

SPRINGTIME IN GORGEOUS GRAPE I don’t know about you, but I’m loving the new purples in our colour palette! From the softness of Highland Heather, to full strength in-your-face Gorgeous Grape, to the return of deepest darkest Blackberry Bliss – I’m a happy gal! Today’s card features the glory of […] Read more »

Springtime Impressions Butterfly

Springtime Impressions Butterfly

SPRINGTIME IMPRESSIONS BUTTERFLY It’s almost summer, which means it’s almost butterfly time! Of course, we do see some in springtime, but there seems to be more around in summer. Or else I’m just outside more, to notice them! The Garden Impressions Suite of products is perfect for this time of […] Read more »


Stamparatus Makes It Easy!

STAMPARATUS MAKES IT EASY! Have you ever need to stamp multiples of one card, and dreaded it? How do you get them all lined up so they look the same? What about punched areas, or die cuts? Never fear – the Stamparatus is here! Ok, for some of us it’s […] Read more »


Distinktive Design STamps

DISTINKTIVE DESIGN STAMPS No, I didn’t misspell the word ‘distinctive’ – the word  ‘distinktive‘ is the new style of stamp by Stampin’ Up! You may remember during Sale-a-Bration this new style was introduced with the Heartfelt Blooms stamp set. Here’s a card that I created with this stamp (it’s since […] Read more »