• Make yourself at home

    You are welcome to visit and make some cards using product from the new Occasions Catalogue. Click here to register then drop in anytime between 1.30pm – 5pm on Saturday 13th February. Projects will be on different tables so you choose what you want to make, choose 1 or choose them all totally up to you and how much time you have. There will be refreshments, catalogues, class schedules and specials. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to discover your creativity and meet other like minded people in a relaxed friendly setting. Plenty of getting started ideas and expert advice. The first 5 people to register will receive a free gift on…

  • Cute Little Tiny Treat Boxes

    I just love the cute Tiny Treat Boxes, they come pre-cut ready to assemble made from strong Kraft card. We decorated these in the January class and filled them with wrapped chocolates, yum! Perfect presentation for a small gift like a piece of jewellery or as a little thank you with the chocolates, great also for Valentines, so many ways to decorate these tiny treat boxes and they’re ready in a flash 🙂     Built for Free Using: My Stampin Blog  

  • Italian Almond Biscuits

    I made these really cute and yummy biscuits and served them at card class Wednesday night. Everyone loved them and asked for the recipe so I thought you’d enjoy them too.   Italian Almond Biscuits (makes 30) 2 Tbsp flour 1 ¼ cups caster sugar 2 ¼ cups ground almonds 2 tsp ground cinnamon Grated rind and juice 1 lemon 2 large egg whites About ¼ cup icing sugar for dusting Stir togetherthe flour, sugar, ground almonds, cinnamon, lemon juice and rind. In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks but are not dry. Gently fold the flour and sugar mixture into the egg whites. Roll…

  • Sweet 16th

    When I saw the Number of Years bundle in the Occasions Catalogue I knew I had to have the set. It’s so lovely to be able to celebrate the number for special occasions and make something special to mark the event like my niece’s Sweet 16th Birthday. I made the card here for my niece Rebecca who is turning 16 in February. I think it’s sweet while also being a bit grown up, after all you’re not a child once you’re 16! I’m going to use this set for other birthday’s, anniversaries, even new home cards. I’m sure you will come up with more uses as well, what would you…

  • Posting from the Rail Trail

    Hi from Central Otago! I’m in Wedderburn, the 3rd night of our Rail Trail adventure. We have all the worst hills behind us and we’re ready for the downhill to Middlemarch, sadly just 2 days to go. It’s been amazing so far, beautiful scenery, wonderful local people, amazing food and the adventure of cycling from place to place. So while I’ve been cycling Stampin’ Up!® have announced the products that will be retired when the new catalogue is released on 2 June. Follow the links below to check out the list and the discounts, yes that’s right the retiring products are all discounted from now until 2 June or while…