Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper

A customer of mine ordered this paper when the Holiday Catalogue was first released. When I saw it I knew I had to have it, and it hasn’t disappointed. The only problem is that I should have purchased the coordinating Stamp Set and Punches at the same time. Luckily, this paper is so beautiful and rich that it works well with very little help.


You can see the beautiful Copper-foiling which is featured on this Pretty Peacock sheet, and on every sheet in this paper pack.

Supplies used:

Stamp Set: – Merry Christmas to All

Card: – Very Vanilla, Brightly Gleaming SDSP, Shaded Spruce, Poppy Parade

Ink : – Pretty Peacock

Tools: – Sprig Punch, Frosted Bouquet Dies

Accessories: – Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements, Noble Peacock Rhinestones

All the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I would be delighted to have you join me. Click “Contact Me” above to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join my team of demonstrators. Click “Contact Me” above. I would love to hear from you.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by………………………..til next time

Netty xx

Tin Tile meets Merry Christmas To All

I am away at the coast for a few days and playing with some fun supplies.  I am holding a class on 11 December featuring the Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing folder, so thought I would have a play with it.


Do you like this card? It is very pretty in real life.  It looks very complicated but came together quickly.  Below is the list of supplies I used.  If you click on a supply you will go to that item in my online shop. If you live in Australia, I would be delighted to be your demonstrator.

Have a great weekend!

Netty xx

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Beautiful Dangling Bauble

I  joined the rest of the Avid Inkers team last weekend and we created several versions of this pretty card which was cased from American Demonstrator, Debbie Henderson.


The card was less difficult to produce than it looks and the champagne shimmer is beautiful in person. I will post pics of other projects  during the week.


Product List

If you’d like to purchase any of these products, click on the image below and you will be directed to my online store.

Barn Door Cards

Earlier this week I held a class making cards using the Barn Door Bundle.  These interactive cards are great for a special occasion or a special person.



The card above is a simple swinging door card and uses the greeting stamps in the set.  I got this idea from Julie Davison.


Isn’t that a lovely message to send for Christmas?

The Colours are Real Red, Shaded Spruce (a colour added to the Regal collection in the recent Colour Renovation and a perfect one for Christmas) , Crumb Cake, Whisper White and Basic Black.  Memento Black ink was used for stamping and the Textured Impressions Embossing Folder is a retired one.


These are the stamps and Framelits in the Barn Door Bundle and they can be purchased in my online store.  Just click on Shopping in the pull down header menu above.



I will post some more cards from the class later in the week.  My friends really enjoyed the class and loved the cards.  My class next month features the Waterfront Stamp Set.

Bye for Now, Netty xx



Dashing Along Designer Series Paper

Well, I’m a little late in posting some of the cards I have made using the Dashing Along Designer Series Paper.  In fact, I’m a little late posting altogether.  Bad blogger!  I made a selection of cards using a method of cutting Designer Paper I came across online.  I had to adjust it to our metric cardstock size, but I was pretty happy with the results and the cards came together very quickly, which is always good for Christmas cards.  I hope you like them.  I’d love to get comments on these cards.

I am planning on putting together a tutorial with metric measurements for the “card Maps”.  If you follow my blog in the next week, I will make this available to you as a way of saying thank you.  You can follow my blog by clicking on the symbol to the far right of the bottom footer menu on this page.

And if you’d like to get your hands on some of this designer paper, it is only available for a few more hours.  It is free to hosts who host a Stampin’ Up! party with sales over $450.



The first card uses 1 piece of the paper, cut and flipped. I added some Garden Green ribbon I purchased from the clearance rack last week and used my new stamp set “Feathers and Frost” for the greeting and flower.  I added a few pearls and ALL DONE!!




The second card uses just one piece of the paper, matted on a piece of White Card Stock.  I added a little Garden Green ribbon.  The greetings are again from the Feathers and Frost stamp set (I used the JOY stamp on almost all of these cards).  I also used the Layering Oval framelits and coloured a couple of Rhinestones with my dark Cherry Cobbler Blendie.




Card 3 was made using 1 piece of Paper which had a strip cut and flipped.  Again, ribbon, greetings from Feathers and Frost, this time the “to the world” as gold embossed on vellum.  The holly is from a retired hostess stamp set, which seemed just right for this card.  What do you think?




I made Card 4 with one piece of paper. Again, a strip of it was trimmed off and flipped and mounted onto a panel of Cherry Cobbler Card Stock.  Garden Green ribbon was combined with gold trim to reflect the gold embossed greeting, which was done with an old retired stamp set and matching punch, and a little circle mat of Gold Foil.




Card 5 is made with three strips of paper.  The greetings and Holly sprigs are from the Feathers & Frost stamp set.




Card 6 is the final one.  It was made using 5 strips of paper.  I added a greeting from another retired stamp set which I stamped in Cherry Cobbler and Gold embossing.  This was done using the Stamparatus to slightly offset the stamping.  I think this gave it an interesting look.  I used the Layering Circle framelits and added a little gold bow.

So you have a few hours to get your free Dashing Along Designer Series Paper.  I will be back soon to show you some more cards using the Feathers and Frost Stamp Set which is in the 2018 Holiday Catalogue.

Dashing Along Designer Series Paper Host Promotion

I wanted to share with you a sweet Christmas card made with the Dashing Along Designer Series Paper and the Dashing Deer bundle.  

The Dashing Deer bundle is really beautiful and consists of the stamp set and coordinating framelit dies. It is available now in the 2018 Holiday Catalogue. See the link in the sidebar of this blog post.

The Dashing Along DSP is available exclusively as a reward to customers who host a Stampin’ Up! party with sales of $400 or more, ie it’s FREE to these hosts.  But it will only be available until 30 September.

So, if you live in the Canberra area, and you’d like to add this free gift to the other great host rewards, contact me to arrange a date to hold a party at your place.  It’s so easy, and I’m here to help.




TTFN, Netty xx