Parakeet Party Paradise Palms card – Week 2 AWH Colour Creations

Parakeet Party Paradise Palms card – Week 2 AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week two of our Art with Heart 2022-23 Colour Creations blog hop! We are showcasing each of the 5 new In Colours for the first 5 weeks before we feature our core colours in alphabetical order. Our second new In Colour is Parakeet Party, a vibrant lime green...

Orchid Oasis tea bag holder and card – Week 1 AWH Colour Creations

Orchid Oasis tea bag holder and card – Week 1 AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to first last week of our Art with Heart 2022-23 Colour Creations blog hop! This year we are going to showcase each of the 5 new In Colours for the first 5 weeks and then we are going to feature our core colours in alphabetical order. This is our gorgeous new...

Bronwyn’s Birthday Blog Hop #2 – 1960s Card

Bronwyn’s Birthday Blog Hop #2 – 1960s Card

Welcome to Bronwyn's second Birthday Blog hop! We're a group of stamping friends who are celebrating Bron's 60th Birthday in 2022 with six blog hops, over six months, with six fun themes! This is our inspiration pic for tonight's hop. My card tonight is inspired by an...

Soft Sea Foam Pansy Petals Card – AWH Colour Creations

Soft Sea Foam Pansy Petals Card – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 45 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Soft Sea Foam from the Subtles family. This very pale green is combined with Evening Evergreen and Soft Succulent in the striped paper in the soon to be retired and currently half...

So Saffron Happiness Abounds Card – AWH Colour Creations

So Saffron Happiness Abounds Card – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 44 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing So Saffron from the Subtles family. As a Stampin' Up! demonstrator we get to see and order from the new catalogue early, so when my 2022-23 annual Catalogue preorder turned up this...

Smoky Slate Symbols of Fortune Screen Card – AWH Colour Creations

Smoky Slate Symbols of Fortune Screen Card – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 43 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Smoky Slate from the Neutrals family. This gorgeous Symbols of Fortune Designer Series paper is so stunning I wanted to make a card that allowed me to showcase the 6 foiled sides...

In Good Taste – Bronwyn’s Birthday Blog Hop

In Good Taste – Bronwyn’s Birthday Blog Hop

Welcome to Bronwyn's Birthday Blog hop! We're a group of stamping friends who are celebrating Bron's 60th Birthday in 2022 with six blog hops, over six months, with six fun themes! This is our inspiration pic for tonight's hop. Isn't it a beauty! The mix of soft...

Shaded Spruce Cactus Cuties Card – AWH Colour Creations

Shaded Spruce Cactus Cuties Card – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 42 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Shaded Spruce from the Regals family. Have you ever looked at the index of bundles at the back of the Stampin' Up! catalogues? They are filled with some wonderful card ideas and I...

Rich Razzleberry Hats Off card – AWH Colour Creations

Rich Razzleberry Hats Off card – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 40 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Rich Razzleberry from the Regals family. Rich Razzleberry almost perfectly matches the colour of the Manly Sea Eagles – the local NRL team where I live in Sydney – so I thought it...

Real Red Hello Ladybug card – AWH Colour Creations

Real Red Hello Ladybug card – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 39 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Real Red from the Regals family. I needed a quick and easy card this week so I reached for the adorable Hello Ladybug bundle. I love a punch bundle! This card is super simple but I...

Pumpkin Pie Driving By & Island Vibe card – AWH Colour Creations

Pumpkin Pie Driving By & Island Vibe card – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 38 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Pumpkin Pie from the Regals family. Here in Australia, SALE-a-bration has been extended to 16th March, so I decided to create a Pumpkin Pie card that uses two of the FREE stamp sets...

Poppy Parade and Tulip Bouquet card- AWH Colour Creations

Poppy Parade and Tulip Bouquet card- AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 37 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Poppy Parade from the Brights family. One of my favourite things in the world is receiving a bunch of flowers. Any flower, any colour, any combination ... I really love them all!...

Pool Party and Waves of Inspiration – AWH Colour Creations

Pool Party and Waves of Inspiration – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 36 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Pool Party from the Subtles family. Tonight's cards bring together the free Simply Marbleous SALE-a-bration DSP with a brand new bundle that I am super excited about. The Waves of...

Sweet Talk DSP Mini Album

Sweet Talk DSP Mini Album

Love is in the air this week with Valentine's Day today, but more importantly in my household, it's my wedding anniversary on Thursday! This month, our AWH Creative Wow Tutorial group decided to create projects that celebrate love in all its variations. I decided to...

Petal Pink and Friendly Hello – AWH Colour Creations

Petal Pink and Friendly Hello – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 35 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Petal Pink from the Subtles family. My cards tonight use the stunning Friendly Hello Designer Series Paper and the Friendly Hello Stamp Set from the The Friendly Hello Bundle, which...

Pear Pizzazz Artfully Layered Bundle – AWH Colour Creations

Pear Pizzazz Artfully Layered Bundle – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 34 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Pear Pizzazz from the Subtles family and I've created a card using the die inlay technique. The Artfully Layered Bundle includes the Artfully Layered Stamp Set and the Tropical...

Pacific Point Welcoming Windows Bundle – AWH Colour Creations

Pacific Point Welcoming Windows Bundle – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 33 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Pacific Point from the Brights family. Pacific Point is a vibrant bright blue that always reminds me of those iconic traditional Greek houses so I decided to create a little Greek...

Old Olive Amazing Silhouettes Bundle – AWH Colour Creations

Old Olive Amazing Silhouettes Bundle – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 32 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Old Olive from the Regals family. Old Olive is the green I tend to use the most. I especially like it used with pinks, but this week I've made a simple slimline monochromatic card...

CASEing the Catty #351 with Happy Hedgehogs Bundle

CASEing the Catty #351 with Happy Hedgehogs Bundle

It's been a very long time since I joined the CASEing the Catty challenge so I'm excited to play along again this week. The #CTC351 challenge is to case the 2022 Sale-a-bration Catalogue. I decided to CASE this card on page 7 of the 2022 Sale-a-bration Catalogue. I've...

In the Moment with Night of Navy – AWH Colour Creations

In the Moment with Night of Navy – AWH Colour Creations

Welcome to week 31 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Night Of Navy from the Neutrals family, one of my all time favourite Stampin' Up! colours. My three Night of Navy cards all use a different image from a new stamp set called "In the...

How Awesome are these Otters!

How Awesome are these Otters!

I hope you had a good weekend and you're staying safe and well? Isolation has given me more time to craft (yay!!) and so I have three more otter cards to share with you using three of the SALE-a-bration products: the Awesome Otters stamp set, the Simply Marbleous...

Happy New Year and Happy New Catalogue Launch!

Happy New Year and Happy New Catalogue Launch!

Happy New Year to you all! Were you able to catch up with family and friends over Christmas and New Year? Unfortunately, like so many others, Covid put our Christmas, New Year and the birthdays of several family members on hold, but fingers crossed, we will hopefully...

Stampin’ Up! Heart of Christmas Words of Cheer

Stampin’ Up! Heart of Christmas Words of Cheer

Hello crafters – welcome to our last AWH Heart of Christmas blog hop for 2021! I've loved being inspired by the incredible creations in our Art with Heart Team. With less than four weeks to Christmas have you got all your Christmas cards made yet? Have you even...

Stampin’ Up! Heart of Christmas

Stampin’ Up! Heart of Christmas

Hello crafters! Welcome to Week 21 of our AWH Heart of Christmas blog hop. It's hard to believe that it's less than five weeks until Christmas and after tonight's blog hop we only have one more Heart of Christmas blog hop left this year! I don't know about you, but...

Stampin’ Up! Ever Eden Christmas Crackers

Stampin’ Up! Ever Eden Christmas Crackers

Hello crafters! Welcome to Week 20 of our AWH Heart of Christmas blog hop. This week I'm using a stunning new product, the limited release Ever Eden Cotton Paper. This soft, delicate tissue-like paper offers a unique way to add dimension and visual interest to any...

Stampin’ Up! Delivering Cheer & Welcoming Windows Christmas Card

Stampin’ Up! Delivering Cheer & Welcoming Windows Christmas Card

Hello crafters! Welcome to Week 19 of our AWH Heart of Christmas blog hop. This week I'm combing a new stamp set and bundle that both work so perfectly together to create a Christmas scene card: the Welcoming Window bundle and the Delivering Cheer stamp set. I love...

Stampin’ Up! Just Jade – Week 23 AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop

Stampin’ Up! Just Jade – Week 23 AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop

Welcome to week 23 of our 2021-22 Colour Creations blog hop! Tonight we are showcasing Just Jade a mid teal green from the 2020-22 InColour collection. Do you enjoy watercolouring? I find it very relaxing and I love the way Stampin' Up! products make me feel like an...

Stampin’ Up! Tidings & Trimmings Christmas Card

Stampin’ Up! Tidings & Trimmings Christmas Card

Hello crafters! Welcome to Week 18 of our AWH Heart of Christmas blog hop. This week I finally used a bundle I've had for ages – I don't know why it took me so long to open it up! The Tidings & Trimmings Bundle includes the Tidings & Trimmings Stamp Set and...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 17

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 17

Hello crafters! Welcome to Week 17 of our AWH Heart of Christmas blog hop. This week I decided to CASE the Stampin' up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalogue. If you don't know what CASE stands for, it means to Copy And Share Everything. The Stampin' Up! catalogues are a...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 16

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 16

Hello crafters! Welcome to Week 16 of our AWH Heart of Christmas blog hop. This week I have another two Christmas Bauble cards, made using the Delicate Baubles dies and Bright Baubles stamp set from the Bright Baubles Bundle. I've used some of the Stampin' Up!...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 15

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 15

Hello crafters! This week I've made a Christmas Bauble card using the two stamp sets from the Painted Christmas Suite Collection: Christmas Season (a stamp set with images) and Christmas to Remember (a sentiment stamp set). To create the bauble shape I used the...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 14

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 14

Hello crafters! It's a long weekend here in Sydney, Australia and Saturday was World Cardmaking Day. Did you make a card? Normally, I love to host an open house on World Cardmaking Day, however, as we are still in lockdown I enjoyed a couple of online craft and chat...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 13

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 13

Hello crafters! It's the last week of SALE-a-bration so I decided to make a Christmas card that uses my favourite SALE-a-bration item. Yep, you guessed it, it's the Be Dazzling DSP! I'm also using a punch bundle that I initially overlooked in the July - December 2021...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 12

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 12

Hello crafters! I had planned to make just one card this week, but a simple mistake and a desire not to waste my craft materials actually led to three cards instead. I think I'll claim that as a win instead of a loss! Originally, I intended to make a shaker card using...

Stampin’ Up! Hats Off Nippers Card

Stampin’ Up! Hats Off Nippers Card

Hello Crafters, Today I'm sharing another card I made for the "G'day Fri'yay' Card Making Challenges" Facebook group, a fortnightly Card Making Challenge with Aussie Themes. The last few times I forgot to add the banner for this group, so here it is. The theme for...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 11

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 11

Hello crafters! I've got two cards for you this week that use a great technique for crafting with scraps of DSP. I was inspired to revisit this "paper patchwork" technique after seeing a Sweet Symmetry DSP paper patchwork card made by Martin Stone, one of the very...

Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Wattle Card

Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Wattle Card

Hello Crafters, Today I'm sharing another card I made for the "G'day Fri'yay' Card Making Challenges" Facebook group, a fortnightly Card Making Challenge with Aussie Themes. The theme for this challenge is "Spring" and for me nothing announces the start of spring in...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 10

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 10

Hello crafters! For my cards this week I'm using the Whimsy & Wonder DSP and the Seasonal Swirl dies again, this time pairing them with the Well Defined stamp set and matching embossing folders. I've also created my own matching embellishments using the leftover...

Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep Floating Gatefold Card

Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep Floating Gatefold Card

I love sheep! Growing up in the country, we always had a pet poddy lamb in our backyard. Poddy lambs are what lambs are called if they have either been orphaned or rejected by their mother and the local farmers would give them to us to hand raise as pets. My brother...

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 9

Stampin’ Up! AWH Heart of Christmas Week 9

This week I was inspired by a beautiful card made by a Dutch Stampin' Up! demonstrator called Berdien Weideveld. I loved the way her square card featured the Whimsy & Wonder DSP. Berdien's card also used a variety of retired products as well as several products I...

Stampin’ Up! Surf’s Up! Penguin Playmates DSP Card

Stampin’ Up! Surf’s Up! Penguin Playmates DSP Card

Hello to all my crafting friends! I'm back with another entry for the "G'day Fri'yay' Card Making Challenges" Facebook group, a fortnightly Card Making Challenge with Aussie Themes. The theme for this challenge is "Surf's UP!". My husband and my sons are all obsessive...

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