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Happy Easter

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Wishing you a very happy Easter!

This is our first Easter in 8 years that we are not camping, so we've been making up some new family 'at home' traditions. Lots of fun.

Some of that was to spend time stamping, surprise surprise – LOL. My 6 year old DD decided she needed her own stamp desk, so we've found a corner in my craft room which is just for her. Today she learnt how to score cardstock, and which way to fold it ('mountain' on the inside, 'valley' on the outside).

We made this card for you!

Stamp set: Fox & Friends from the NEW mini catalogue, Sweet Slumber DSP, Wide Oval punch for easter eggs, Baja Breeze grosgrain ribbon, Chit Chat (retired) rubons. Fox & Friends embossed with clear embossing powder. 


We also made you a little gift!

This pillow box was made using the Big Shot and the Pillow Box die. I LOVE my new Big Shot, who is now known as Mr Big in my house. It handled the acetate sheet without any dramas, and even the score lines came through.

These tags were punched out with the NEW Medium Jewelry Tag punch. You know what I discovered? Some of the stamps from Occasions For All (the Level 2 hostess set) fit perfectly in the punch. That's where these "happy" and "easter" stamps came from.

I've been working on some challenges today, and will share my first challenge for Just Add Ink tomorrow.

Before I leave you, I had to share this crazy lookin' easter egg that my chicken(!) produced. It just goes to show that not everything in life comes out as planned – even in nature. I took a photo of it next to a normal chook egg so you can see how little it is.

Enjoy the rest of your Easter!





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Easter Treat Video Tutorial

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Easter Treat Holder Stampin' Up!

Today's Easter project is a mini treat holder. It has a little chocolate bilby inside!

For our international visitors,  the bilby is an endangered Australian marsupial. Some people say that the Easter Bilby brings chocolate eggs to Aussie kids, instead of the Easter bunny! lol

I added this fun little project to my March workshops, and it's been really popular. Would you like to have a go?

I made my first attempt at a YouTube video. It's only 1 1/2 minutes long but will give you a 'visual' on how to make the closing device! Oh, and you might want to click on it to view the enlarged picture because I made the text a bit too small! As I said, it's my first one so I'd love some feedback (be gentle!) and don't forget to leave me some comment love.


1. Cut cardstock 20cm x 7.5cm (you can get 4 from an A4 sheet, with one of them being a teeny bit narrower than the others).

2. Score at 6cm, 7cm, 13cm, 14cm. Burnish the score lines.

3. Grab your Curly Label punch and just slip one corner of the front flap into the punch, then squeeze! Do the same for the opposite side.

4. Now, grab your Word Window punch and push the bottom flap in as far as it'll go. then Punch!

5. You have now created a closure.

6. Decorate the front as desired, and don't forget to attach your chocolate treat I used Mini Glue Dots (gotta love those things!).

I've made a few of these little yummy treats… would you like one? Anyone who puts in an order via email before 12noon on Wednesday 31st March  will get a  complimentary  Easter Bilby treat in the mail next week! These are the final days of the Summer Mini and  Sale-a-bration catalogues so don't delay.

Happy stamping,

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A Good Egg Easter Box

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Only a week until Easter, so we're kicking off with some Easter projects over the next few days. Special thanks to today's featured stamper Lorinda Penn for this delightful triangle box. This was Lorinda's swap at a recent team event, and it's such a fun, bright design – and a good size too! Perfect for holding some yummy chocolate eggs.

These boxes are so easy to make. You just need a rectangle of cardstock (this one is 29cm x 10.5cm) and score in half along the long side. Then just find the mid points of each side and create a score line between the four points. This creates a diamond shape. All you need do is fold along the score lines to close up the box, and add a closure (such as ribbon). Clear as mud? LOL. Well if you need better instructions or to place an order before the end of Sale-a-bration, just let me know!

Stamps: A Good Egg

Inks: Chocolate Chip, Rose Red

Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Lovely Lilac, Yoyo Yellow, Only Orange, Chocolate Chip, Gable Green.

Happy stamping,

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