Jar of Nuggets ~ video tutorial

I love to make 3D items, particularly ones that hold treats and even more particularly when those treats are chocolate.

In keeping with an autumnal theme I made these treats for the ladies who came to my one day Stampin’ Getaway in October, each lady found one on her work table when she returned from lunch.

While they look a little involved they really are very easy to make, to prove it I have made a video for you to follow 🙂 Continue reading

Happy Birthday ~ Shadow Effect

Birthday cards are probably the most type of card we make and send, yes well Thank You cards are right up there as well – I do send a lot of those!  ………..

………Back to birthday cards……  I like to make a batch of about half a dozen so that I have a few in my stash in case I need one in a hurry.  In the 2017 – 2018 Stampin’ Up! Annual catalog there is a single die, tucked away on page 213 (and pictures on page 76) which makes a lovely center piece for my card.  I used it as a single layer – which was fine, but felt it needed a little something more so I doubled it up to form a ‘shadow’ effect, and here I have a video to share the technique with you 🙂 Continue reading

Lip Balm Holder Tutorial ~ Stampin’ Up! Products

We are coming up to the holiday season and gift exchanges.  I like to have a few small, decorated items on hand so I can hand out to folks to show how I appreciate them ~ it could be my hairdresser, the lady who does my nails, the mail lady …. oh just about everyone.

Today I am sharing a Lip Balm holder with a video to show some of the details, if you have folks in your lives, teachers, co-workers, crossing guard, maybe you would consider making something for them to show your appreciation.

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