• 2020-2021 Annual Catalogue Designer Series Paper share
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    2020 – 2021 Annual Catalogue Paper Share

    You are just going to love the Designer Series Paper in the Annual Catalogue this year! I’m offering the Designer Series Paper from the 2020 – 2021 Annual Catalogue as a paper share. These stunning papers are all double sided and will bring your crafting to life with pretty patterns, co-ordinating colours and the specialty papers shine with their foil designs on some sheets. If you are like me, you want them all, but maybe don’t want full packs of each one or you want to see them before committing to a full pack.  This the perfect solution. You will get a sample of each of the designs in each…

  • Share Sunshine Covid-19 Giveback
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    Share Sunshine Covid-19 Giveback

    I want to share with you this product giveback. This is a one-off PDF which Stampin’ Up! have designed to raise money to support Covid-19 related charities The PDF is packed with sentiments, appropriate for the current situation we all find ourselves in, but can also be used for cards or scrapbooks anytime…who wouldn’t want a card which says “Sending Love & Paper Hugs”? I love that! Since we are physically distanced from each other, now is a perfect time to share sunshine with our friends and family by sending cards! The PDF is $12 US dollars (approx NZ$20-21), just be sure to select the correct language version! I don’t…

  • Merci Paris Parisian Beauty Catalogue Case
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    Merci Paris Parisian Beauty Catalogue Case

    Welcome, today you are visiting Vanessa Baker from Auckland, New Zealand and I am participating in Kylie Bertucci’s Monthly International Blog Highlights Blog Hop! The ongoing theme is Thank you, to look at all the entries (or to vote for me) CLICK HERE Merci Paris Parisian Beauty Catalogue Case My card features the Parisian Beauty stamp set and the coordinating Parisian Dies. I love every image depicting Paris, my favourite European city. The card I cased was found inside the suitcase on page 17 of the Mini Catalogue. I changed the colours from the Petal Pink and Cherry Cobbler to Pool Party and Gray Granite and I changed the ribbon to…

  • Quarter Fold Card with a Twist
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    Bird Ballad Quarter Fold Card with a Twist

    Welcome, today I’m sharing a sweet little card that unfolds to reveal the message in the centre. I was inspired by the post at Stampin Fancy Friday by Manuela. It looks complicated but is surprisingly easy, which is so often the way with fancy folds and why we’re all intrigued by them I guess. I’m also participating in Kylie Bertucci’s Interntional Blog Highlights Winners Hop. Thank you so much for all the lovely feedback and votes on my entry earlier this month. Bird Ballad Quarter Fold Card with a Twist The post at Stampin’ Fancy Friday had no instructions so I googled and found a tutorial at Annettes Art Alchemy…

  • I'm Always Here for You Friends
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    Botanical Prints – I’m Always Here for You Friends

    Welcome, today you are visiting Vanessa Baker from Auckland, New Zealand and I am participating in Kylie’s Demonstrator Training Program Monthly Team Blog Hop! Botanical Prints Medley My card features the Botanical Prints Medley again, I just love this suite. I’ve almost got no DSP left now so I’m happy to be creating my own background with the stamps. My inspiration for this card came from Jacque Williams I love her creation of the Toile background and her use of the Subtle Embossing Folder and how it makes the card look like linen. For my card I did the Toile background as a larger layer with just 1 stamp and…

  • Thank You Kindly Botanical Prints
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    Thank You Kindly Botanical Prints

    I’m entering an International card makers competition for the first time this month, the ongoing theme is Thank you. To look at all the entries (or to vote for me) CLICK HERE Botanical Prints Medley My card features the Botanical Prints Medley from page 61 of the Jan – Jun Mini Catalogue. A Medley is a group of co-ordinating products that includes stamps and dies, a bit like a kit but with no pre-designed projects. I had been admiring projects made with this medley for a while before I purchased it, now I just can’t stop creating with it. I love the contrast of the black and white designs against…