CARD OF Encouragement

I received this lovely card from a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator friend, Tracy Held, who I have done a lot of work with, but not met in person.

My husband has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in the last 6 months and Tracy is aware of this, and our struggles. She sent me this beautiful card back in May and I was so happy to receive it. We can underestimate the effect of a heartfelt handmade card.

Thanks so much Tracy!

Tracy used the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle to make this lovely card. Colours are Petal Pink, Basic White and Silver foil. The greeting comes from the Comfort and Hope Stamp Set which is retiring. She also added some cute glittery gemstones which I can’t identify.

hope you like Tracy’s card as much as I did!

Netty xx

Paper Crafting Blog Hop June 2021 – Happy Birthday


Welcome to this month’s Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring the theme Happy Birthday.  I am excited to share another project with you today.  Fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe are participating, so we have lots of fun projects to share with you. I hope you get loads of creative inspiration from them. You may have started here, or arrived from the talented Sue Boerner’s blog.  Wasn’t her project amazing? Either way, you’re in the right place!

I decided to use the pretty Pansy Petals DSP because I wanted to create a pretty birthday card and I also wanted to use one or more of the 2021-23 In Colors which are featured in this paper. As I don’t yet have the Pansy Patch stamp set/dies bundle I decided to cut out one of the floral images in the paper to use for the focal image. I was really happy with how this turned out.


I decorated the inside with more of the DSP and another fussy cut flower. I gave both flowers a good hit of Wink of Stella, so they are very shimmery in real life, but couldn’t capture this in the pics.



  • Stamps: – Peaceful Moments
  • Inks: – Memento Black, Wink of Stella, Black Marker
  • Card: – Calypso Coral, Basic White, Pansy Petal DSP
  • Tools: – Paper Snips, Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Stitched So Sweetly Dies.
  • Embellishments: – 2021-23 In-Color Jewels (Pale Papaya), linen thread

I hope you like my card.  I’d love to know what you think! Thanks for joining us for our Blog Hop.

Click on the link below and you will be taken to Sandra Robert’s blog. I’m sure she will have something amazing to share.


Here’s a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail:

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Annette McMillan>>>>>>>>YOU ARE HERE!>>>>>>>>
Sandra Roberts
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannas
Joy Nelson
Sandy Ward
Julia Mazur
Maureen Rauchfuss
Julia Quinn

The Hand Penned DSP is on sale for the rest of July. See this post for more details.

All of the products I used for this project are available in my online store here. If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would be delighted to assist you. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you are placing an online order of less than $250, and you use the host code for this month, shown in the sidebar menu on the right, you will receive a small gift from me. If your order is more than $250 you should not use the code as you will earn host rewards for yourself.

If you are placing an online order of less than $250, and you use the hostess code for this month, shown in the sidebar menu on the right, you will receive a small gift from me. If your order is more than $250 you should not use the code as you will earn hostess rewards for yourself.

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thanks for hopping by, til next time

Netty xx

Only one more sleep Until this fun Event


What happens when 12 Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from across the globe collaborate to create inspiring content? It’s a fun filled event you can enjoy from the comfort of your air conditioned/heated home (depending on where you are on the globe). Yes, it’s unusually cold, cold, cold where I live. So it’s a good weekend to stay inside and stamp with us!

This event is open to my customers that are my Facebook business page fans. Being a FB page fan is how I can invite you to the group. Using an email address to extend the invitation no longer works. Like/subscribe to my FB business page here Then send me a FB private message and ask to be added to the group.

Shirley Merker in the US kicks off the event at 7am AEST Saturday 12 June, then there will be a different presenter every hour. I’m on from 1pm. I hope you are there to watch the fun or watch on replay too! This event features tons of projects, ideas, tips, tricks and random prizes too! Hope to see you in the group!

Netty xx

Woohoo Weekend

woohoo weekend save the date

Save the Date. A weekend of creativity… FREE… brought to you by Demonstrators from Australia, Europe and North America. We will be playing with 4 selected bundles from the Annual Catalogue. Hope you will be able to join “WooHoo Weekend” private facebook group, so exciting! We will be sharing lots of project ideas, tips, tricks and fun along the way! The group is exclusively for customers of mine. Please let me know if you would like an invitation to join the group!

I’ll be back with more details soon, thanks for stopping by,

Netty xx

June 2021 Suite of the Month


The 2021-22 Annual Catalogue is full of awesome NEW paper crafting products. I have joined with a global group of demonstrators to offer an amazing Suite of the Month program using products from this catalogue. If you don’t yet have a copy of this catalogue, contact me and I will arrange for you to get one.

The Suite of the Month initiative has been running for some time but I am new to it.

One product suite will be highlighted each month. I hope these suites are on your wish lists because you will earn a free make and take kit when you order the designated suite. My Youtube assembly video link will be emailed to you so that you can assemble your kit at your leisure.

In addition, I am collaborating with other demonstrators who will be sharing 2 projects each using the same product suite. We are anticipating that there will be at least 5 demonstrators participating each month so that you will get a minimum of 10 different ideas to use with the rest of your product suite by watching these videos. Although you will only get the kit for my mak make ‘n takes, you will be able to make all the other projects because you have purchased the suite! Much as we would like to buy everything in the catalogue, we also have to choose which are our favourite favourites, so the demonstrators can vary from month to month.

Please order early in the month if you want to participate in the Zoom socials since the socials will be held on the third Wednesday of the month.

I will need some time to prepare your kit and post it to you. When I see an order come through with the designated Suite of the Month, I’ll send off your make and take kit to you that month.

You are welcome to order any other products on the same order so that you can earn and spend host rewards host rewards but if your order is under $250 (excluding shipping) please use the host code for that month shown in the sidebar this blog when ordering.

Here are the Suites being featured each month. Links to my online store to order these products are embedded. The page numbers refer to the 2021-22 annual catalogue unless stated otherwise.

June 2021 – Simply Elegant pp68-69, an elegant suite with beautiful DSP.

July 2021 – Hand Penned Suite pp104-5, a whimsical collection in soft, pretty colours.

August 2021 – Beauty of the Earth pp 10-11, different tree images with vibrant, earthy colours.

I have just completed my projects for the June Suite of the Month. Tutorials will be available from 16 June. I look forward to sharing my projects with you.

You can view and download a pdf copy of the 2021-22 Annual Catalogue from the sidebar menu on the right side of my blog.

That’s it for now, thanks for popping by, till next time,

Netty xx

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