Monday, 27 March 2017

Our Stampin' Up! blog ~

Hi Everyone

We have been busy with another blog since we became independent Stampin' Up!® UK demonstrators. 

We run card making and papercraft classes in Basingstoke, where you can make your own handmade cards and other papercrafts with us. We will teach you different techniques using a variety of Stampin' Up!® products which you can also purchase from our Online Shop, open 24/7

Check out our recent projects for your cardmaking and papercraft inspirations at

Thank you so much for stopping by, we hope you will follow us in our Stampin' Up! journey

Your Independent Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators, Basingstoke UK

~Thank You~

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Clarity Stamps Challenge

A Christmas Story

Here is my attempt at this months Clarity Stamps Challenge.

I've used the Groovi Plate which I recently treated myself to at the Birmingham craft show. It was fab seeing Barbara and all the clarity team showing us some amazing demonstrations and loads of inspiration.

I hope you like my attempt.

Thanks for looking and Happy Christmas 


Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Sparkly Shaped Card

Hi All

I would like to share with you a flowery, sparkly shaped card that opens and extend to reveal the sentiment.

Closed: 145cm x 145cm
Opened: 334cm x 145cm

I used a die for the corners to shape the card.

I used the Trellis Clarity stencil, applying Classic Stampin' Inks with the stencil brushes. I also used white pigment ink to highlight some areas before dotting glitter/stickles along these areas.

I spritz the voile in green and used the heat gun to speed up the drying time.

For the flowers I used the Agapanthus and Daisies Claritystamps with the Pansy punch, adding black gems in the middle.

I made the background first then cut it up to fit the different panels inside. I used the Tree Branch stamp through the stencil before dotting with a yellow sparkly Sakura gel pen along the leaves to add more bling.

I couldn't decide on the sentiment but then finally saw this and I thought it fits to all the blogs, challenges and products I use as well as to what I aspire to when I create my projects.

I used WoW! Silver Dollar embossing powder on tracing paper so the background can still be seen through. I then traced the sentiment from the back with Stampin' Markers before cutting around it.

I'm really pleased with the card but it's not as striking and sparkly on the photos. I guess I need to get the lighting better next time!

I am entering this card to the following challenges:
Clarity stamp Challenge - 31 Shaped Cards
Crafting From The Heart - 79 Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - 281 Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers And More - 148 Make It Sparkle
Glitter 'N' Sparkle - 156 Add Lots Of Glitter & Sparkles

Thank you for looking