The New Occasions and Sale-a-Bration Catalogue Blog Hop!


“What is ESAD?

ESAD stands for “Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators” and is a facebook group just for Australian and New Zealand Independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.

We love what we do & love to share with our customers, friends and blog visitors. We also share what we love in our ESAD Demonstrator community, through swaps, challenges, sharing knowledge, ideas& friendship and we’re always there to help and support each other.

So if you are a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator located in Australia or New Zealand then please feel free to leave me a comment with your email address then I’ll contact you with information on how to join our group.”

I just love Stampin’ Up! and their wonderful products! I loved soooo many of the new products I couldn’t show just one, or two, or even three… 😉


How cute is this stamp set? I love colouring with the blendabilities so this one was right up my alley 🙂 I had so much fun with this card.

Stamp Set: From the Herd
Ink: Soft Sky, Old Olive and Memento
Blendabilities: Skin Tone Assortment, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Coastal Cabana and Crumb Cake
Card Stock: Daffodil Delight and Whisper White
Punches: Word Window
Other: Stampin’ Sponges and Dimensionals


I obviously felt like sponging the sky for these cards 😉 This is the new Moon Lake stamp set and I thought a really simple picture card for the guys – they can be so hard to make a card for.

Stamp Set: Moon Lake and Something to Say
Ink: Soft Sky, Old Olive and Memento
Blendabilities: Old Olive, Soft Sky and Crumb Cake
Card Stock: Soft Sky, Old Olive and Whisper White
Word Window, Modern Label, Scallop Oval and Envelope Punch Board for corners
Ribbon: 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon Old Olive
Other: Stampin’ Sponges and Dimensionals



Here’s another stamp from the new Moon Lake stamp set. I just love this for simplicity. I also love the Circle Card Thinlits.

Stamp Set: Moon Lake and Butterfly Basics
Ink: Soft Sky, Crumb Cake, Night of Navy and Memento
Blendabilities: Old Olive, Coastal Cabana, Melon Mambo, Wisteria Wonder, Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight and Crumb Cake
Card Stock: Night of Navy, Crumb Cake and Whisper White
DSP: Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper
Punches: 21/2″ Circle
Thinlits: Circle Card
Other: Stampin’ Sponges and Dimensionals


For a really quick but effective Valentines Day Card I used the extremely versatile Sheltering Tree stamp set.

Stamp Set: Sheltering Tree
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Real Red, and Crumb Cake
Card Stock: Soft Sky, Real Red, Silver Glimmer Paper and Whisper White
Punches: Heart from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack
Other: Dimensionals


Of course it wouldn’t be a contribution from me if it didn’t have a 3D project. Even a small one 😉 It’s actually my name tag from the recent Party Time event in Brisbane. I’m a huge fan of the Lotus Blossom stamp set that’s FREE in the SAB catalogue.

Stamp Set: Lotus Blossom
Ink: Hello Honey, Blackberry Bliss, Lost Lagoon and Tangelo Twist
Card Stock: Silver Glimmer Paper and Whisper White
DSP: Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper
Punches: Bow Builder Punch
Ribbon: 3/8″ Stitched Satin Lost Lagoon
Other: Pearl Basic Jewels, Dimensionals

There you go – a little bit of everything from me. I do hope you enjoyed my projects. Don’t forget to leave me and each blog you visit a comment as we’d love to hear from you.

I’m the last blog on this hop, if you didn’t start with Libby, please continue onto her fabulous contributions by clicking on her name here Libby Dyson or in the list below.

Thanks for visiting, Happy Stamping!


Here’s the list of talented participants in this hop just in case you lose you way 😉

1. Libby Dyson –
2. Narelle Hoggard –
3. Leonie Schroder –
4. Jenny Hayward –
5. Tamsin Adams –
6. Helen Williams –
7. Pauline Bennetts –
8. Monique Fielder –
9. Nicole Wilson –
10. Keryn Campbell –
11. Clare Mcilhatton –
12. Ria Kaire –
13. Kathryn Ruddick –
14. Sally Williams –
15. Tricia Raineri –
16. Nerida Carter –
17. Mel Pagano –
18. Rachael Lewsley –
19. Amity Knight –
20. Kelly Kent –
21. Norelle Targato –



Click on the links below to go to the wonderful products and details for Stampin’ Up’s biggest sales event of the year!

I’ll be posting photos in the gallery of some of the creations I’ve made using these FREE products!

Do you love doing craft the digital way?

There is so much included in this sale I can’t possibly list it all! Just click on the image and you can check out the fabulous items available directly from my store – how easy is that?!

Did you say “But I don’t have MDS?” Click below and download your free 30 day trial 😉


Thanks for visiting!



It’s Here!

See the left hand side of the page for the link to the stunning new Seasonal Catalogue chock full of all your Christmas stampin’ and scrapping needs 🙂 Don’t forget that some of the items from the 2012/13 Annual Catalogue are still available. Below is the link to the carry over flyer.

It’s here!

Yes, the shiny new 2013/14 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalogue has arrived. Admittedly it was a couple of days ago now but better a little late than never 😉 It’s absolutely gorgeous! So much fun stuff that’s completely new and different and a lot of additions to the fabulous existing items 🙂 Click on the link on the left hand side to have a look through and remember you can order anything you like through my online shop by simply clicking on the Shop Now button.

Happy browsing! 🙂


Only 3 days to go before the official launch of the new 2013/14 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue

I know I have been very quiet lately. I’ve been busy, busy, busy making the samples, make and take kits and preparing for my new Catalogue Launch Party this afternoon.

Stay tuned as I’m sure there will be loads of great pics taken and a great time had by all. I’ll be posting creations and evidence of the fun here after the event…


2013/14 Stampin’ Up! (R) Annual Catalogue Launch

I’m having a 2013/14 Annual Catalogue Launch for the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue on Saturday 29 June from 2pm-4pm at my place. We will be having a play with the new clay and moulds – it’s awesome! There will be various make and take kits available for purchase on the day for $4 each, new products on display and all the fabulous new colours – they are soooo yummy! Some nibblies and of course tea and coffee will also be provided 😉
If you are interested in attending, feel free to bring guests, please let me know so I can prepare accordingly.


Card Classes

Every Monday night a group of craft loving ladies get together and create. The past couple of Mondays I’ve been teaching some new techniques by conducting a couple of card classes. Here are the cards that the ladies have created from 🙂

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