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Oh no, one of my ALL TIME FAVES, Stampin Up Vintage Leaves retiring? Yup, that's the sad news😔. And if this stamp set is not already in your paper crafting toolkit, you need to add it now before it’s GONE-ZO! You know how there are just some stamp sets - and in this...read more
Grab your designer series paper to make an easy handmade layered card with a surprise inside! My friend Leslie's paper of choice is the beautiful Sweet Soiree from the Occasions Catalogue on sale now for only $13.60 a pack. That’s just over a dollar a 12x12 sheet...read more
Let’s do two step stamping with Stampin Up Lovely Wishes set. (Almost sounds like a country dance doesn’t it 😄?) Beware, this isn’t your ordinary-run-of-the-mill two step stamping either! So if it doesn’t really turn your crank, stick around, because I’m going to...read more
Have you tried Stampin Up Brusho Crystal Colour watercolouring yet? If not, this post is going to make you want to pull out some watercolour paper, your Aqua Painter and get busy! When you can get gorgeous, vibrant colour like this, you’ll be watercolouring...read more
You still have time to make a brush lettered Mothers Day card! WOW your mom with your own hand lettering using Stampin' Up!'s Stampin' Write markers and my simple online tutorial. Flexible enough for beautiful script lettering, and firm enough for beginners, I...read more
Today I want to show you a fun stamp pad ink refills background my friend Janine created for her Merlin card. It’s so cute, you’ll be pulling out your re-inkers to give it a shot right away! Isn’t it awesome? Those swirls and bursts of colour are just perfect with...read more
Ready for a sneak peek Stampin Up Rooted in Nature bundle card? If you’re a fan of Stampin’ Up!’s Lovely as a Tree stamp set, you might just FLIP over this Nature’s Poem suite. It’s just fabulous! Full of trees, leaves with super brush lettered and plain text...read more
Wow your special guy and make a twist fold card for Fathers Day this year! It’s super easy once you take a look at my short video. See my tips (especially when I have a bit of a blooper on-screen 😬) to craft this card with the manly True Gentleman suite. Let’s...read more
With Mother’s Day just around the corner let’s make an easy handmade watercolour flowers card for mom this year. This is one you can whip up in just a few minutes and pop in the mail. Know what? This is also a card I repurposed (eek!) from my Retiring Stamp Buffet...read more
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Welcome to my blog about my creative pursuits. I’ve been designing with you in mind since 1999 and have taken my crafting online since 2016. I offer designs, techniques and inspiration for your own handmade creations with a view to beautiful designs made in minimal time.
Consider me your one stop online shop for all things Stampin’ Up! My 24-7 shop is full of on-trend and high quality products from current Stampin’ Up! catalogues.
As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator in Central Alberta I get to be creative every day! I blog regularly and have online and in-person creative classes to keep you crafting, even when your life gets busy!
During my career, I worked in a high-paced environment in business and accounting. I have served the public in education, municipal government, as well as private industry. However I am really a “creative accountant” since I have a passion for all things handmade: beautiful cards, calligraphy, jewelry and other art. Join me as I share this passion with you!