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2016 OnStage Sydney Display Stamper Samples

Earlier this month I got to be one of the display stampers at the Stampin’ Up! OnStage Local event in Sydney, the brief was to create 20 samples featuring the 2015-2017 in-colors (4 of each colour) for both card fronts, … Continue reading






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Upcycling Brown Paper Packaging Idea #7

I knew you were hanging out to see this use for the brown paper packaging that comes with the Stampin’ Up! orders – lining the bottom of my compost bin that sits on the kitchen counter. Very convenient as when … Continue reading






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Upcycling Brown Paper Packaging Idea #4

So here’s another idea for what to do with the mountains of brown paper packaging that comes with our Stampin’ Up! orders – protect your work surfaces when you are painting. Yes a super obvious use, but very functional and … Continue reading






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Upcycling Brown Paper Packaging Idea #3

So to continue on with the series of blog posts regarding what to do with all of the brown paper packaging  that comes with my Stampin’ Up! orders here’s another simple idea. I make paper bags from it. These bags … Continue reading






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Upcycling Brown Paper Packaging Idea #2

Okay so I thought I would share with you another popular use I have for the brown paper packaging that comes with all of our Stampin’ Up! orders – I use it in my bee smoker! Bet you didn’t see … Continue reading






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Upcycling Brown Paper Packaging Idea #1

So every order that we get with Stampin’ Up! the boxes come packed with brown paper to keep the items inside the box from shifting around too much. It is lovely perforated brown paper that no doubt has a lot … Continue reading






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Tea Caddy Holder From My Heart

I first made this tea caddy/ tea bag holder in Crafternoon class a couple of years ago, but we remade it this week as part of a 3D gift class and it’s always popular. The tutorial is from Splitcoaststampers and … Continue reading






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iReSmile – sustainable card inserts

So most of you who have ever received a card from me might have noticed that the card insert is usually removable, they are designed like giant post-it notes so that the card can be regifted and the love can … Continue reading






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