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Stampin Up Independent Demonstrator Ann Craig, invites you to share the Christmas promotions and receive great deals on creative gifts for family and friends.Treat yourself to a gift punch as well - f
Use acetate to create windows giving added dimension and interest for this MMSC11 challenge. Try this method on christmas cards.
The Last Chance List has never been discounted this much before. Now is the time to grab a bargain with just one week left. Contact me for further details
Visit my new Stampin Up Demonstrator Business Web Site. It deals with all my Stampin Up business. Looking for promotions - you'll find them there!
Here is our first website competition. Be inspired by the colour challenge and submit your work to see it featured on the website, and have the chance to win great product prizes.
Christmas cards made at my 2009 Christmas In July Stamp Camp showcase a variety of products and stamping techniques.
Would you like to share your knowledge about rubber stamping? Great, find out how you can submit your story or tip here.
Collage stamping lets you create unique results every time you make a card. Artistic Etchings - one of the new stamp sets from Stampin' Up! is just perfect for this technique
Hundreds of retiring Stampin Up products are available in our Last Chance List. Save up to 50%. Check your Wish Lists, but hurry as items are only available while stocks last.
If you are looking for a fun way to create lots of hand stamped greeting cards, join my regular Stamp A Stack classes. You'll use a variety of techniques and make cards for all occasions.
Create your own piece of vintage using the Medallion stamp and the Very Vintage Stampin Around Wheel. It looks complicated but you'll find following the tutorial easy.
Looking for a cute card to give to a female friend? See instructions for this super cute card and make it in minutes using the Big Shot and Top Note Die with Stampin Up products.
See how to add embellishments to take a simple card from nice to sensational. Make cards en mass or for special occasions using this technique.
Do you want the Many Marvelous Markers pack but find the cost a bit much in one payment. Join my markers club and get the entire set plus the neutrals plus other unique gifts and information
The brayer technique can be used on many styles of cards. This one evokes a "Naive" style that is easy to achieve with select stamps and colours. You can master this technique too - find out how.
Creating realistic or artistic brayer backgrounds may take a little practice. This is my second try at using the brayer and I managed to turn my mistake into a feature. See how...
Discover different ways to use Crystal Effects in your card making and scrapbooking. Stamp under & over it, freeze it, crack it. Get some really interesting results.
During Saleabration 2010, Ann Craig is offering a fabulous Recruiting incentive for everyone looking to join the wonderful world of Stampin Up Demonstrators. Read the article to find out more.
It is so easy to make a variety of Christmas cards using the Holiday Lineup stamp set from Stampin Up. Change your colours for a totally different look.
Use your crimper to create interesting backgrounds for cards and scrap pages. It is simple and gives a lovely textured effect.
Did you enjoy the Crimped Backgrounds Tutorial? You can share your creations by uploading a photo and writing a summary of the techniques used.
Butterflies on cards can be bright, whimsical, soft, large or small - it just depends on your imagination and how you want your hand made card to look.
Find all you need to know about scrapbooking - where to start, free scrap maps, colour and pattern, stamping techniques, journalling ideas and embellishments.
World Card Making Day projects can be both simple and advanced. View four of the projects made at this function to support fundraising for Breast Cancer Research.
Using heat and stick powder with dazzling diamonds gives everyone the chance to shine in their craft work. Find out how you can add some glamour when rubber stamping your cards.
My World Card Making Day 2009 fundraising function took on a different format this year. See photos of the projects and learn about the techniques used.
Male birthday cards can be tricky when you need to make them. Try using bright colours or DSP to help yourself along.
The tutorial shows you how to fold and crimp cardstock to achieve this interesting background texture.
These Birthday Cup Cake cards are the result of a recent Stamp A Stack workshop. Thye show how versatile one stamp set can be.
Stampin' Up! has a wonderful offer for those of you who have been toying with the idea of becoming a demonstrator. You'll be assisting the Breast Cancer Foundation too!
Stamp A Stack of Christmas cards to be prepared for the upcoming season. Hand made cards are wonderful to receive.
World Card Making Day gives everyone the opportunity to join Ann Craig and friends for a fun, creative day of stamping hand crafted cards.
Traditional Christmas colours - Red and Green turn to Riding Hood and Kiwi - for fun and bright cards.
Use the collage stamping technique to customize backing papers for your scrap pages. It's easy and fun.
Create unique embellishments for your scrap page using a combination of embossing, bleaching and crystal effects
Join the Christmas In July Stamp Camp to get a running start on your handmade Christmas cards this year. Make 10 card. Extra packs available on the day to take home and complete at your leisure.
I only used the Dreams du Jour stamp set for this card, it is so versitle. I have used Certainly Celery, Very Vanilla, Pink Pirouette and Almost
Photo downloaded to computer from camera. Pink, amethyst, celery and vanilla card stock used. Stamps used are from Stampin' Up!. - Pocket Silhouettes,
distINKtive designs team news, and new challenge for team members
Do you love a competition or creative challenge? New to this site - Monthly competitions with prizes and creative challenges to test your individuality. Join the fun.
Add your examples and see your work on the world wide web. Just find a relevant page and upload your work, it is that easy.
Create a variety of cards for kids using blender pens, inks and rubber stamps. Add a little bling to the girlie cards with dazzling diamonds.
Our fabulous scrapbook promo will leave you asking "where can I sign up?" Products and catalogues are included, so read the article for further details.
This card is made for a little girl who has undergone 3 Open Heart surgeries in the past 3 years and has just had surgery on her lungs - I wanted it
Here you'll find a list of topics that allow you to submit your work for inclusion on this website. Find your favourite technique listed, and send us and the world your best work.
Do you have a great project that uses Faux Stitching? Upload a photo and description and join a community of sharing crafters.
Faux stitching helps you create an incredible illusion on cards and scrap pages. They'll think you've been busy with the sewing machine! See how it is done.
Add clever embellishment to your Origami Boxes using the Rock n Roll technique with your stamped motifs. Then add sparkle with Dazzling Diamonds and a glue pen
Create cards and scrap pages with a difference. Use silhouette style rubber stamps then experiment widely with your backgrounds. It's easy, fun and suitable for all ages.
Using a Stampin Around Wheel gives you endless possibilities to create quick and effective cards. Colour with watercolours, markers or make 3-D versions. Great fun and easy to do.