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Stampers & Scrapbookers Wonderland Shopping Haul

G’day everyone. I’ve found another crafting shop at Loganlea, just south of Brisbane. The have a huge range of paper, inks sticks and even Daphne’s Diary. They also offer hands one classes, and some of the classes they have, ranges from Card and Scrapbooking to Project Life and even quilling. There is such a variety of classes to choose from and why not go and say G’day to Shelley and Barbara. Check out their website for what classes are on offer. They even have “Tool Time” which is good if you would like to try before you buy, like a…

Online Metal Dies Shopping Haul

G’day everyone, I just got some more Word Dies from my favourite online shop today. I love word dies, as you may know, but in general I love metal dies. They aren’t just for scrapbooking and card making; you can also use them in Art Journaling, ATC’s and Tags.     AliExpress Purchases:- Leaf Dies – 8 Pieces – https://www.aliexpress.com/store/1304284?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.bBMey7 Dog Paw Die – 1 Piece – https://www.aliexpress.com/store/1292251?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.uEPLkA Balloon Dies – 10 Pieces – https://www.aliexpress.com/store/1185160?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.S5oslV Happy Valentines Day Die – 2 Pieces – https://www.aliexpress.com/store/1269112?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.bBMey7 Flower Dies – 6 Pieces – https://www.aliexpress.com/store/3221017?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.bBMey7 Word Dies (Baby First Christmas – 6 Pieces & Word…

Online Shopping Haul – Wax Stamps

G’day everyone I’ve just recently purchased some wax seals and the wax. I want to be able to seal my envelopes down with the cards that I make. I purchased these on line at my favourite place. There’s a number of technique you can do to complete your card and envelope. These Stamps and wax are inexpensive and fun to complete your card projects. I purchased these from AliExpress and there is a huge range to choose from. Just type in Wax Seal Stamps” and the list will populate with a huge range. Supplies purchased from AliExpress: – Wax Stamps…

Valentine’s Day Project #6 – Valentine’s Day Card #2

G’day everyone. Well today I’m doing card number 2 for Valentine’s Day. The colours will be similar to the previous Valentine’s Day card, however the paper is slightly different. List of Supplies:- Cream card stock (21cm (scored at 10.5 cm) x 15cm)) Red card stock (14.5cm x 10cm) Heart Vellum paper (14cm x 9.5cm) Red Banner (11cm x 4.5cm) Black and Silver patterned paper (10cm x 3.5cm) Alina Craft Stamps (AliExpress) “Hello Gorgeous” Alina Craft Die VersaFine Ink Ranger Clear Embossing Powder Heat Gun Sizzix Bigshot Card Measurements: – 10.5cm x 15cm How you can connect with me Facebook page…

Valentine Project #6 – Valentine’s Day Card #1

G’day everyone. I was going to put all five Valentine Days cards up at once, but have decided to put them up separately. These are nice and easy cards to put together, and I’ve used Black, Silver and Red as the colour theme for this card. List of Supplies:- Cream card stock (21cm (scored at 10.5 cm) x 15cm)) Black card stock (14.5cm x 10cm) Heart Vellum paper (14cm x 9.5cm) Red Banner (11cm x 4.5cm) Black Music Banner (10cm x 3.5cm) Black Sentiment Banner (10cm x 1.5cm) AliExpress Banner Die AliExpress Bow and Heart Dies…

Charity Shopping Haul

G’day everyone. I wanted to show you,how you can purchase some craft items cheap, by going to a charity shop. Charity shops collect items from the community, to on sell to people for money. The money is then used for the less fortunate of the community. Yesterday I went to Life Line here on the Gold Coast and found some great bargains. Sometimes you don’t find anything, but other times you do. It’s also a great place to go for second hand books to use in mixed media and art journaling. Items Purchased:- 6cm wide Burlap with lace Black and…

Hello Girl Card

G’day everyone. I received some dies and stamps online and wanted to use all of these in a card. I also invested in some Prisma pencils recently and haven’t had a chance to use them. I’ve got a blending stump and Gamsol to blend the colouring out. After colouring the girl, and blending the colours, I was absolutely blown away with how easy these pencils are to use, and I’m in love with these pencils. I’ll be using them again very soon. Supplies used: – 8cm x 21cm White Card Stock 3cm x 10cm Black cardstock 8cm x 9.5cm White…

Rose Gold Ink and Embossing Powder Techniques

G’day everyone. Recently I made a card using We R Memory Keepers TypeCast paper, which had rose gold foiling on it.  I created some butterflies and wanted to use embossing powder on the edges, I didn’t have any rose gold embossing powder and used black embossing powder.  I purchased some rose gold embossing powder and pigment ink, and just wanted to have a play, using various techniques. below is some photo’s of the different techniques used, and you can also find my video on YouTube.  The different techniques used will give different tones. I hope that this gives you some…

Valentine Project is #5 – A Heart Full Of Sentiments (Mixed Media Project)

G’day everyone. Today I’m going to do a twist with my Valentine Projects, and this will be a Mixed Media Heart Journal in the shape of a heart. I used various items such as Washi tape, brads, stickers and sentiment stamps. You can use whatever you have in your stash. Other items you could use would be napkins, magazine cutouts, paint, sprays……the list is endless. Supplies used: – Red cardstock Black cardstock White cardstock Washi Tape Stickers Word metal dies Heart Shape metal dies Twine Mod Podge Gloss Tim Holtz Distress Glaze, this helps prevent the pages sticking together. WRMK…

Butterfly Birthday Card

G’day everyone. Today I’m making a Butterfly Birthday card, using some beautiful paper that I found in the We R Memory Keepers Type Cast paper pad. These are butterflies embossed with Rose Gold Foil and they are absolutely gorgeous. However, I don’t have any embossing powder in Rose Gold and had to improvise. Supplies used: – White Card Stock Black Card Stock We R Memory Keepers “Type Cast” Paper Pad (Butterfly’s) Embossing Folder (Dots) Black Embossing Powder Heat Gun VersaMark Ink Pad VersaMark Ink Pen Happy Birthday Clear Cling Stamp VersaFine Black ink WRMK Stamping Platform Label Dies from…