Video : Altenew Bold Alphabet card – By Request!

Today I am at the Altenew Blog and this card is ‘By Request’ following the ‘Party’ card that I made  HERE for altenew earlier this year, where I used this fabulous Bold Alphabet Die set.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.



I’ve linked the Altenew supplies I used below or you can head over and find them at Altenew.  For more details you can head over to the Altenew blog here.  Hope your day is going great!

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Other Supplies:  Copics 0 / Y06,11,21.

Altenew Academy – ‘With a Twist’ Class Giveaway!

I’m thrilled to announce that my new class is about to start at the Altenew Academy!  This class runs from March 21st -26th (but is available indefinitely), it is all about taking some fun ideas and techniques and adding a twist.

To find out more I have attached the Intro video here.

Registration has opened and I would like to offer a chance for TWO people to win a place in the class.  All you need to do is leave a comment below (only one per person please) by Sunday  March 19th at 23:59pm AEST and I will announce the winner here at my blog on Monday March 20th (just in time to start the class)!

Early Bird Sign Up Special — Use “WATEB20OFF” to get 20% off from the registration fee! Code valid till March 21st, 11:59pm EST.

……….and just in case you haven’t visited, Altenew Academy has some fantastic classes available and you can check them out HERE.
I just can’t wait to see you in class!

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Bonus Video : Scrapbook Boutique Bloghop & Giveaway!

Welcome back, it’s time for the new challenge at Scrapbook Boutique, that means it’s also time for  a blog hop…    so of course more wonderful prizes to be won! Today you should have arrived here from Lynn’s wonderful blog.

For your chance to WIN a $10 store voucher, just leave a comment at each blog along the hop, you have until midday 17th March (you must have an Australian or NZ address to be eligible) and the winner will be announced at the Scrapbook Boutique blog 

Also for all the deets on how to join this month’s challenge and have the chance to WIN a $30 gift voucher stop by Scrapbook Boutique blog, you have until the end of March to join us!

Here is the inspiration for this month’s Moodboard challenge…


No rocket science here, simply keeping it bright, just like the moodbboard told me too!



I did decide to film today as I created this card so that you could watch the process.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

From here you are heading to the Scrapbook Boutique Blog, thanks for joining us, it’s been heaps of fun!

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Other Supplies:  Copic Markers – 0 / To,2,4 / E40,43,44,50 / R02,14 / G20,24.

Video : Altenew Stencils & Ink Sprays Release Blog Hop & Giveaway!

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I’m so excited to be taking part in Altenew’s 2017 March release and blog hop, and if you arrived here from the Altenew blog then you are exactly where you need to be.  Today we are releasing 7 stencils, 12 ink sprays, 13 coloured cardstocks and 7 coloured envelopes, could it be any more wonderful!

Today I have two cards and one video to share.  And if you know me, then you know I am allergic to getting ‘inky’ fingers….  wrong hobby right? lol.  But to spray…  it’s divine (it’s the ink blending that really gets under the nails and have you ever met my friend the ‘scrubbie’  it’s a great tool to get rid of inky fingers), but I digress….  these sprays didn’t get my fingers inky at all and the shimmery finish was so worth the possibility of getting inky for sure.  What a great way to ‘colour’!
Scroll down for the video and to find out how you can WIN!

I just had to share these beautiful ink colours with you……

Altenew - Hibiscus Bouquet - Metallic Shimmer Ink Spray - Sketched Lines Stencil - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

How cool is this stencil background, I just had to keep it CAS with some white texture paste and I can’t stop touching it!

Altenew - Hibiscus Bouquet - Metallic Shimmer Ink Spray - Sketched Lines Stencil - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

My second card was so much fun too, scroll down for the how to video below.

Lostinpaper - Altenew - Release - Ink Spray - Hibiscus Bouquet (card video) 1 copy

Lostinpaper - Altenew - Release - Ink Spray - Hibiscus Bouquet (card video) 1 copy

Lostinpaper - Altenew - Release - Ink Spray - Hibiscus Bouquet (card video) 1 copy

You can see my video here or  Watch it in HD at Youtube.


Now, to the good stuff and onto the Prizes and there are
two ways to win!

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Thursday, March 16th at 11:59 pm EST for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Friday, March 17th.

Also I will randomly choose a winner from the comments left on this post (only one per person) to win a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew online store,  you have until midnight Wednesday March 15th (AEDT) and I will announce the winners here on Thursday March 16th.

Blog Hop Order
>>>>>>> Therese Calvird <<<<<<<
Ashley Horton
Nicole Picadura
Debby Hughes
Lisa Spangler
Erum Tasneem
Evelyn Yusuf
Yana Smakula
Virginia Lu
Nina Marie Trapani
Eunyoung Lee
Barb Engler
Yoonsun Hur
Lydia Evans
Jennifer McGuire
Lilith Eeckels
Heather Ruwe
Agnieszka Malyszek
Flora Monika Farkas
Laura Bassen
Keeway Tsao
Aimee Dow
Svitlana Shayevich
May Sukyong Park

From here you are heading off to ASHLEY’S wonderful blog I hope you have had the most amazing time.  If you would like to start at the beginning you can CLICK HERE.

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Other supplies – You : Altenew – Adhesive – 3 Pack Glue Tape / Altenew Cardstock – Ruby Red & Blush / Laminator

Other Supplies – Be Happy: – Altenew Adhesive – 3 Pack Glue Tape

Lucky Altenew Winner!

Quickly popping in to announce the winner from my post 30 Day Coloring Challenge Blog Hop (a $15 Gift Certificate to spend at Altenew online store)!

Thanks so much Karen, I have Zigs and definitely don’t get a chance to use them as much as I would like, thanks for the reminder that I really do need to get them out and play just a little bit more often.

Congratulations, I will email you!

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Video : Cards 4 Men – Make it Fun!

Most men I know (except my husband, who obviously knows better) don’t spend a lot of time perusing the birthday card that is given to them, so a great combination that works every time is to keep it CAS and to keep it fun!  These Grumplings from Taylored Expressions fit the bill perfectly…

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.



Have a great week!  Hugs,

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor pencils – French Grey 50,70% / Black / Dark Brown / Light Umber / Sap Green Light / Deco Peach / Cream / Carmine Red / Goldenrod / Peach Beige.

Video : 30 Day Coloring Challenge Blog Hop with Altenew!


challenge_graphic-mar16_plain-650-copy-1I am so excited to be taking part in Kathy Racoosin’s 30 Day Coloring Challenge with Altenew.  Please visit the Altenew Blog to learn more about The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge blog hop and leave a comment on the Altenew Blog for a chance to win a giveaway, there are more Prize deets below.

For my card I thought it would be fun to change it up a bit and use a totally fun technique that I love to do but rarely remember which is to colour directly onto design or patterned paper.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.




During the hop, you will find lots of giveaways along the way.  The full list of ALL the winners from the individual blogs will be announced on The Daily Marker Blog on March 12th.

altenew are giving away TWO $30 gift certificates, so be sure to leave a comment on their blog and the designers’ blogs along the way.  Winners will be announced on March 11th.


There is more!  Place an order with any of our 19 stamp sets from the Coloring Challenge Collection, and you will automatically be entered to win a Big Prize! One lucky winner will be chosen to win Reflection Scrapbook Collection, Artist Markers Set A, and Fresh Freesia Stamp Set, valued at over $100.  No minimum purchase needed!  Giveaway ends on March 10th 11:59PM EST.  The winner will be announced on March 11th.



receive a FREE Apple Tree Stamp Set when you order stamps from the Coloring Challenge Collection!  No need to add to cart, will automatically ship with orders.  Limit one per customer, while supplies last.  Not applicable on previous orders.  Offer ends on Sunday March 5th 2017 at 11:59PM EST.


I will be giving away a $15 Gift Certificate to spend at Altenew, all you need to do is leave a comment on this post telling me your favourite colouring medium!  I will announce the winner March 8th.

Hope you get a chance to have some colouring fun too!

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor pencils –  Black / Powder Blue / Light Cerulean Blue / True Blue / Indigo Blue / Moss Green / Pale Sage.