When I was approached by a friend to help her compile a framed memento of several decades of her family, I jumped at the opportunity. I love working with old photos, especially wedding pics. However, my excitement was soon cooled somewhat when I realized that there were several generations to be featured and the photos didn’t really ‘go well together’. They were a mis-match of styles and colors and Shreikkkkk!

But Stampin’Up! products are so versatile and so user friendly it really came together quite well. I was pleased with the result and my friend was delighted. She can hang her family history in the Bolivia Hall now ver proudly and for all to see.


Lots of products were used here.

Stamps – Flowering Florishes, Postcard.
Punches – Pansy and Petite Petal
Cardstock – Crisp Cantalope, Pistachio Pudding, Crumb Cake (of course!) Very Vanilla.

It really was like doing a very large scrap page. Now that it’s finished I just love it!



With my classes I just love showing my ladies how to turn everyday stamp sets in Christmas themed cards. As son as I saw the new SU catalogue this stamp set took my eye immediately. It’s called An Open Heart. Primarily it’s a stamp set for Sympathy and/or Thank You cards. I saw the potential to turn it into a Chrissy card and today I got to fiddle with it. I’ll probably tweak this a bit more but basically this is what I had in mind.

The branch really is an Olive branch, but if you stand on one foot and squint, tilt your head, it could really pass for a Mistletoe branch.

Until next time

Keep stampin’


My mojo has been missing in action lately. So decided to give myself a kick start and took a packet of Stampin’ Up’s new Lullaby Designer Paper. It’s a quirky little pattern in the most delightful colors. I loved fiddling with this lay out and quite happy with the end result.


The colors that feature strongly in this series of papers are Coastal Cabana, Baked Brown Sugar, Hello Honey and Pistachio Pudding.

I know you will love this DSP as much as I do. It’s such fun to use.

Until next time,

Stay happy


It’s Wednesday again!  This weeks specials have been posted by SU.  Just click on the link below to take you to my online store.  You can place your order right there or if you prefer email me or call and I’ll place it for you with delivery to your door.




The lovely Becky Higgins has teamed with Stampin’ Up! to bring you the amazing scrapbooking system that is Project Life teamed with the fantastic co ordinated products that is Stampin’ Up! Want to know more about Project Life? Contact me now to organize to have a private demonstration or gather some friends and have a Project Life party.


Follow the link above to see and read about this exciting new product.

Until then keep crafting.



Well it’s Wednesday yet again so here is the link if you wish to go shopping for some greatly reduced products.




Lordy! Lord! SU have just released their retirement product lists. Go to the right hand side of my pad and click on My Demonstrator Website to view the specials and shop from your armchair.

Don’t miss out! Products only available whilst stocks last.


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