January 24, 2011

Happy New Year

Hi everyone, and welcome to 2011.
Hubby and I spent Christmas with our younger son David and his lovely partner Claire, while our older son Justin was having fun kite surfing over in W.A. We missed him like crazy of course, and will make up for his absence on his return.

Recently, a friend hosted a card class along with 7 other lovely ladies and the following are the cards they made on the day.

Materials used:

Cardstock: Kraft, Soft Suede, Whisper White
Stamp set: Just Believe
Inkpads: Soft Suede, In-Color Pear Pizzazz
Ribbon: Pear Pizzazz ½” stitched-poly ribbon
Punch: Designer label – large
Accessories: Sponging, Hodgepodge Happiness stamp set (Summer Mini)
Hodgepodge Hardware, silver brads

Materials used:

Cardstock: Night of Navy, Whisper White
Inkpad: Pacific Point
Designer Series Paper: Blueberry Crisp
Stamp set: Pocket Silhouettes

Materials used:

Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White, Glossy White
Stamp set: Upsy Daisy
Inkpad: StazOn Jet Black, In-color Peach Parfait
Other: Sponging
Punch: Scallop Trim border
Designer Series Paper: Peach Parfait from In-color Patterns DSP stack

We have a room in our home that has been a ‘nothing’ type room and quite dark. One of our sons had it as a bedroom years ago and we jokingly referred to it as the ‘cave room’. Recently a builder friend made a window type opening in one wall to enable more light in and open up the room, and what a difference it has made. It is situated right next door to our computer area and my craft room, and is just like an extension of that area. I call it my ‘studio’ which will enable me to conduct classes here at my home, although I am still very happy to come to you. I can accommodate up to 6 ladies or even 1 or 2, your choice. Phone or email me anytime.


  1. Sue these cards are stunning, and your new 'studio' sounds sensational. Cannot wait to visit!!!!!

  2. Hi Sue, so happy to see you blogging and sharing your fabulous creations. All three cards are gorgeous, but I really love the first one with its torn edges. Hope to catch up soon :)

  3. OOOOHHHHHHH...... these are all just Divine!! You HAVE been a busy girl!