Pretty Thankful

Welcome! I have a cute quick and easy card for you today .. well two actually .. using the sweet Pretty Thankful set.  I’ve even got a little bundle offer for you too so be…

Grab your Free Designer Series Paper Pack!

Wow it’s August already! We’ve had a wonderful time at the North American Stampin’ Up! Convention – it was wonderful to actually meet so many of the girls I’ve become good friends with online over…

Stampin’ Up! Seasonal Catalogue Blog Hop

Woot … welcome to another ESAD Blog Hop!!   Today we are taking you on a magical Seasonal Catalogue Tour! If you’d like to view the products in the Seasonal Catalogue in my online store simply…

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!!…

Just Thinking …

Happy Saturday to You!! Well what a frantic time it was last night with late night/last minute Sale-a-bration Orders! A big big biiiiiiiig thank you to each and every one of you who placed an…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Live in the Sunshine

Well what a hot one it was yesterday and I dont even want to imagine how much hotter it would have been if it werent for the cloud cover we had.  I pray all my…

Wonderful Blossoms

Well its another warm day here today in Sydney – we seem to have a bit of a heat wave at the moment so please in you are anywhere in Australia do your best to…

Happy New Year to You!

Happy New Year to You!!  Not only do I think we have the prettiest harbour in the world but I also believe we have the best fireworks as well and the fireworks last not were…

Two Tags for Christmas

I just love the versatility of everything Stampin’ Up! puts in their Catalogues and the Big Shot and its accessories have just given us so much more! One die that I have had for a…

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…

Clearance Rack is coming!

Get ready for a huge huge sale … Stampin’ Up! are  temporarily taking hundreds of products out of retirement with discounts up to 70 percent off retail-only while supplies last! We’ll have four different groups…

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…

Happy Birthday Dad!

Well today I was up wayyyyyyyyyyyy before the sun – do you know just how dark it is at 4am?? I do now! I did think it was a good idea at the time when…

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…

Merry Christmas from Stampin’ Up!

It’s Merry Christmas to YOU from Stampin’ Up! Yes, Yes I know it’s only November but we want you to get the gifts early so you can make all your own Christmas cards and gifts…

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…

Spring has Sprung ….

Yes Spring has Sprung and we are blooming with brand new Catalogues!! Yes … Catalogues!!!  We have two brand new Catalogues for you today! Look at those gorgeous samples!! To view the new Annual Catalogue…

Going … Going ……

Well August is finally here and so is the Retiring List! It’s always sad and sometimes a shock to see what makes it onto the Retiring List and as per usual there are lots of…

Latte Essentials – Sweet Pox

No no … not the Chicken Pox but some rather cute Sweet Pox being Pox (Onieism for Pockets) with yummies inside! Last week I shared about the Latte Essentials I’ll be doing on my blog…

A ‘Wonder’ful Reason to Smile

I love daisies and the fact that they will grow just about anywhere is an added bonus for me as the only time I have a green thumb is when I’ve beem sponging with Old…

For the Fella’s

If you are anything like me you struggle with those ‘blokey’ type cards and was recently asked for one at a Stamp A Stack.  I had the Well Worn Designer Series paper and decided to…

Sunny Smile …

This is a repost of Sunday’s Blog Post that got lost in the changeover for web hosting ….. Well its been a bit too long since I last posted and when Miss Vicky asked me…