Favourite Tools: Paper Snips

Paper Snips

When I'm thinking of my favourite tools for papercrafts one of the first things on my list is my paper snips.  They're a handy sharp pair of scissors that I keep just for my crafting.  'Family - this means you need to go find another pair!!'  The precision-ground stainless steel tips cut cleanly all the way to the end of the blades and they come with a safety cover.  At one of our Stampin' Up events our leaders' gift was this snazzy lanyard to clip on - I've clipped mine to my newest, sharpest pair and always use these ones for fussy cutting.  

Find them here:  Paper Snips

Have a great week and happy crafting if you're getting creative.

Cheers, Sue

September Host Code

September Host Code

I've set up a new host code for September.  It is   VJKUYH7E

Pop that on when you are checking out and I'll pop a little sample pack in the post for you next month.   Packaging up the latest batch of host code parcels this weekend.  

I made a little video here that shares some tips for choosing your free Saleabration items and also shows where to put the host code when you're ordering online.  Sue's Online Store Video

How are you all going?  I am up to the 'cut the fringe' part of this lockdown.  Hair in the eyes and the start of hayfever season is not the best combo so time to get those scissors out.  Anyone else trying the DIY home hair salon.   Hang in there everyone.  xx

Snip Snip

Take care and happy creating.  

Love Sue

Stampin' Up Online Store Tips: Choosing Your Saleabration Items

Doing some craft supplies shopping online?  I put together this little run through of placing a Stampin' Up order.  It shows how to add the host code and also how to select your Saleabration freebies.  (Saleabration finishes the end of September.)  

The view if you're using a tablet or phone is a little bit different but the same tabs are there in the sidebar.  

Host code for August: VU6YSCCR

There are a bunch of free items to select as your freebie with every $90 you spend - choose from stamps, papers and dies.  Once you've selected your $90 or more of products from your wishlist just hit checkout and you'll see this screen where you select your free items. 


If your order is over $180 you can either choose two of the ones above or you have these other couple of options as well.  (You'll need to click on that tab at the bottom that says Free With $180 Purchase to find these ones. 


The Delicate Dahlias have been a popular choice.   There are a lot of cute sheep fans out there too - I've noticed those on quite a few selections.  That Be Dazzling sparkly paper is another one frequently selected.  What is your favourite from the 2021 Saleabration range?  

Saleabration ends at the end of September.  

If you've got HEAPS on your wish list it sounds like you would LOVE to join our friendly relaxed team.  During Saleabration it is an extra enticing offer.   Choose $235 of current items - anything at all - for just $169 with free shipping.  PLUS during Saleabration you can also pick one of these bundles FREE.  




Arctic Bears Bundle



Beauty Of Tomorrow Bundle



Christmas Season Bundle



Christmas To Remember Bundle



Frosted Gingerbread Bundle



Gorgeous Leaves Bundle



Nature’s Harvest Bundle



Peaceful Cabin Bundle



Peaceful Deer Bundle



Penguin Place Bundle



Sweet Little Stockings Bundle



Whimsical Trees Bundle


If that sounds good we'd love to welcome you aboard.  Get in touch if you've got any questions or jot down $235 of current products and head over to  this form to join the crew:   Join Sue's Team

Have a fabulous week.  Stay well and happy stamping. 

Cheers, Sue

Aug - Dec Mini Catalogue and Saleabration Starts Today


Happy August!  Our new Stampin' Up Aug- Dec mini catalogue with all the festive Christmas products (and a few extra things) is officially live and ready to order from today.  It is also Saleabration again so for every $90 you spend you can choose a freebie from the little Saleabration brochure.  (Or a couple of extra special options free with a $180 purchase.)  

If you're ordering online, when you check out you'll be able to select your free item/s.  Remember it is one for every $90 so if you've got a bigger order you'll have a few free things to choose.  Get in touch if you get stuck at all, or if you'd prefer to order by phone/email.  

Host code for August is VU6YSCCR

The cute penguin paper is one of the Saleabration choices. 

Shareable penguin dsp

And this gorgeous Be Dazzling specialty paper (6" x 6") reminds me of a glo mesh purse.  Here's a close up. So sparkly.  It is a pretty champagne colour.

Be Dazzling

Now one quick heads up - for Saleabration, the Be Dazzling paper and the Sheep dies and Summer Shadow dies are while stocks last so if those are on your list of favourite freebies, jump in early.  You will be able to add the other freebie choices for the full 2 months.  

If you need to work your way up to thinking about Christmas - this gorgeous pack of Blackberry Beauty DSP and matching epherma pack caught my eye too.  Such rich, gorgeous colours. 

Blackberry Beauty

Head on over here to shop or have a browse:  Sue's Online Store

And get in touch if I can help with any questions. 

Need a closer look at some of our bits and bobs?  I've got a quick video here with a peek at some of the beautiful Christmas papers and some of our Saleabration range. 

Happy creating.

Cheers, Sue

Expressions In Ink DSP Back In Stock

Just a quick heads up (in between Olympics events - wink) to let you know that I just spotted the Expressions In Ink DSP back in store.  It has been out of stock and unorderable for a few weeks.  Looks like a shipment has arrived.  It would not surprise me if this one sells out again as it is so pretty. 

You can find it here if you were hoping to add it to your paper stash:  Expressions In Ink DSP 

Back in stock

Expressions in ink paper

Happy creating and I hope you are having a great weekend.  

Cheers, Sue

Newest host code is VU6YSCCR

August host code

Clean and Simple Card: Bloom Where You're Planted

Bloom Where You're Planted

This has been my go to card design lately when I'm getting started with a pack of Designer Series Paper.  Just punch out some rectangles with my favourite punch, add either some embossing or a few lines of scoring with my trimmer and add a greeting.  This Bloom Where You're Planted DSP is great for also fussy cutting a few of the pots to add with some dimensionals.  Some Genial Gems were one last finishing touch.  

Lots of our patterned papers are on sale  - finishes end of July.  Check for your favourites here:  Patterned Paper Sale


Having a very very lazy day here at our place.  I've got a comfy spot all set up on the couch with a cosy throw rug and having a big day of Olympics watching (and biscuit eating!)  I think I should grab out my paper snips and some patterned papers - perfect spot for some fussy cutting.  

Anyone else doing some creating in front of the Olympics?  

Cheers and happy stamping, Sue


Product List: Click image to shop or browse

Genial Gems