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Blog Hop: All That’s New!

Hello!   You have visited my blog on the perfect day as I’m taking part in a ‘All things new’ blog hop! My name is Esther Boulter and this is my blog Gather and Create. You may have hopped here from the previous person or this may be the first blog on your list. I just want to give you a warm welcome and hope you enjoy the project I’ve designed for you all using the Abstract Impressions bundle. If […]

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Happiest of days from Stampin’ Up! Pretty fancy fold card.

Hi everyone! I made this pretty birthday card live on Facebook on Thursday. It’s so fun to do and uses every stamp in the Happiest of days stamp set! The sentiments and images would lend themselves not only to birthdays but to lots of other celebrations too such as Wedding, Engagement and Bridal Showers. The first picture shows the front of the card.   I kept the look soft with Sahara sand and coloured the images in using Watercolor pencils, […]

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Picnic With You – Stampin’ Up!

Hi everyone!   I’ve made no secret of the fact that I am SO ready for Spring! Weather in the UK was particularly yuk yesterday and I want more light, more sun and less cold! While I’m waiting I created my own but of Spring with ink, stamps and paper (and a few other bits and bobs) The Picnic with You stamp set is so cute – it even has it’s own teeny weeny salt and pepper shakers 🙂 Obviously […]

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Oh so Eclectic from Stampin’ Up! Customer Thank you’s.

Hi everyone I finally inked a stamp set that I’d been wanting to own for a while! It may surprise you to know that I don’t already own every single stamp set in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogues, my Husband certainly seems to think I do! My eye was drawn to Oh so Eclectic from the start but you can’t have everything all at once and it is exciting when you get something you’ve been waiting for.       Pretty […]

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You make me happy – using Stampin’ Up! Happy Wishes stamp set

Hello!   Today I’m excited to share a project using the beautiful Happy Wishes Stamp Set. You can’t buy this stamp set you can only earn it for FREE! During Sale-a-Bration ,which runs until 31 March, you can earn free goodies when you spend £45 and for the first time this year, we have a second tier of £90 which today’s featured stamp set is from.   It’s yours to choose for FREE with £90 spend in either clear mount […]

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Hearts Come Home – Picture

Hi all I have a piece of home decor for you all today! The Hearts Come Home bundle is SO versatile for many crafting projects and I just had to make a cute little picture with it. There’s even a die to make tags, you can see it top right on the image above. You can use the houses individually, cut them up or make an entire village!   I used an Ikea Tysslinge picture frame and it’s quite teeny! […]

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Fancy Fold with Memory & More cards

Just in case you didn’t know why Stampin’ Up! named their memory keeping system Memories & More I thought I’d illustrate it with a card! Cards are pretty much the best way to get most messages across of course 🙂 The Merry Little Christmas Memories & More pack includes: 72 Double sided cards 1 x card stock sticker sheet 1 Acetate sticker sheet 4 acetate card overlays all for only £9.00! We all want more bang for our buck and […]

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I love my job! #bts

I think we are all a little guilty of not counting our blessings from time to time, right? We can get caught up in the busyness of life and not take time to appreciate all that is good. Today I’ve been reflecting on how much I love my job as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and thought I’d give you some behind the scenes of my day. It started with the usual school run (we cycled) and I almost passed out, […]

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My team gift for Onstage – Christmas Bauble

I’m back from another amazing Onstage, Stampin’ Ups! twice yearly conference. Fun, friendship, inspiration, and playing with NEW goodies can always be guaranteed and I absolutely LOVE being a demonstrator. I can’t show you new stuff yet but I would love to share the team gift I made and all the awesome gifts I got in return. Feeling very blessed indeed by all the care and thought my friends put into their crafty gifts. Much excitement as we wait for […]

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