Hanging Lots of Lavender by Leonie Schroder Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Australia

Lots of Lavender

Good Afternoon!  Being Christmas it brings back lots of memories of Christmases of the past and ones that make me smile are the ones I remember of my mum and family.  One thing Mum loved…

Saleabration ‘Last Hurrah’ ESAD Blog Hop

Welcome to another Blog Hop with the ladies from ESAD!  It’s our Saleabration ‘Last Hurrah’ Blog Hop. Although Saleabration finishes at the end of this month there’s still time left to earn more free stuff…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you and your family! I hope you had a lovely time celebrating and welcoming in the new year. I pray that you are blessed with many happy new memories and celebrations.…

A Pocket full of [Swirly Bird] Posies

Oh my it’s been chilly this past week … bring back the warmer weather please! Nothing quite warms your heart as a bunch of pretty flowers and here’s a card I made for my new…

It’s a Balloon Celebration

Good Afternoon! It’s a wet and humid day here day so perfect for staying inside and crafting!  I hope you are working on something fun – I’m working on projects and kits for tomorrow’s Love…

Project Life … my introduction

Good Afternoon … hope you are staying warm on this cool wintery day. I have my new Catalogue Launch this Sunday so thought it was time to crack open my Project Life kit and use…

Box O’ Flowers

Happy Saturday! I do hope you all had a lovely Valentine’s Day yesterday or maybe you are in the Northern Hemisphere and still celebrating. I do hope you’ve been blessed by your Valentine. Today I…

Stampin’ Up! Warmth & Wonder

One of the best things about holding a Stampin’ Up! party – well other than catching up with friends, seeing new products demonstrated, lots of laughs and making a sweet little project has to be…

Happy 80th Mum

Today would have been Mum’s 80th Birthday. If you are fairly new to my blog my Mum was diagnosed with Dementia and Parkinsons Disease back in September of 2010.  She moved into a local nursing…

Sent with Love

Talk about perfect timing … with my impending trip to Utah and California courtesy Stampin’ Up! – well the Utah part at least – this little bundle is going to come in very handy indeed!!…

Parker’s Patterns

Happy Thursday!! Well it is here as I’ve had all sorts of wonderful stuff happen this week and one I cant share just yet and then an email this afternoon to say my Passport has…

Trust God

Well … I know many of my friends who live by these words! One such friend has been trusting God for her healing from three cancers! She is a young mum with 2 little girls…

Hexa-Birthday-Card

Good Afternoon! Here’s a card that was cased from the lovely Mary Fish from Stampin’ Pretty and was one we made at this month’s Stamp A Stack …. Recipe Stamps: Curly Cute Paper: Summer Starfruit,…

Whole Latte Love

I am totally amazed everytime I open a new Stampin’ Up! Catalogue at how they make products ‘just for me’!  The Seasonal Catalogue has the Tea Time Trinkets and the Sale-a-bration Catalogue has the Patterned…

Thursday Time- Out … Pop-up Posies

Happy Thursday to You!! It’s time for my weekly “Thursday Time-Out” and this week I’m using the gorgeous new Pop-Up Posies Designer Kit ….  Recipe Stamps: Pop-up Posies Designer Kit Paper:  Pool Party, Whisper White…

Happy February to You!

Well it’s February!! can you believe that?  we’ve already got through a whole month of 2013!  All the kids should now be back at school so its back to the usual routine which usually consists…

Dotty Box Card Class

I just love these Box Cards and can see me making a few more with the gorgeous new papers and kits coming in the new Seasonal Mini Catalogue in February. I have my Project Class…

Bloomin’ Marvellous

How delicious are all the new stamps and accessories in the new Sale-a-Bration Catalogue? Can you tell it’s Stampin’ Up!’s 25th Anniversary this year and they are going all out! We have so much more…

New for 2013 – Hostess Clubs!

If you’ve held a Stampin’ Up! Party for me before then you know how exciting it is to earn Hostess Benefits and who doesnt love free stamps?? How would you like to earn Hostess Dollars…

Box o’ Happiness

Well I’ve positioned myself in hubby’s recliner which is placed perfectly to get maximum benefit from combined Air Conditioner and Ceiling Fan Air flows! It’s currently 43°C outside and for my Northern Hemisphere friends that…

Doilyteful Decoration

Wow what a busy time of year it is! I have a few projects I’ve done that I really want to get in before Christmas so you might just see quite a few posts over…

Birthday Box Card

Well I know this was supposed to go up yesterday but I had a bad pain day so things went a lot slower than they usually do.  I must say I will be glad when…

Mega Christmas Stack

I wanted to have a class where people could make a heap of Christmas Cards so I designed one using the packs of Notecards and Envelopes we sell.  You get 20 cards (12.7 x 8.9cm)…

Telescoping Blossoms

Wow I think Summer is here! Just a week or so early too … I’m sure this year will be like all the others – a hot spell then it will cool for a bit…

Christmas Gifting

Good Morning!! Well its a been yet another busy week and trying to keep up is an achievement in itself! Having internet issues has not helped the matter either so I thought I’d best pop…

Christmas Ribbon

Good Afternoon! Well its a rare Saturday here today with no parties, workshops or classes on so I’m taking it a little easy today and after the past 2 weeks I’ve had I think I…

Fancy Bags

Happy Reformation Day to You! I figured that since today is the last day of October I should share my final Essentials Club project for October for the Fancy Favor Box die. Over the month…

Butterfly Bunch

Saturday was my monthly Stamp A Stack here and we had lots of fun creating some new cards! I love to show how many different ways you can use various Stampin’ Up! products and one…

Latte Essentials – Lovely Luminares

Here is the second offering for this month’s Latte Essentials Club/Product – Fancy Favor Box die If you are anything like me you love hand made gifts and also candles! Well I’ve combined these two…