Centre Step Up Card

Todays Facebook Live, using the gorgeous Flowers for Every Season designer series papers and IN Colors, NEW for the 2020/2021 catalogue. Such lovely vibrant colours!

Not got your catalogue yet? Drop me a message to get one sent out to you (UK only)

Join me every Monday at 11am for 2 simple cards and Thursdays at 2pm for Fancy Folds or Techniques…Search The Stamping Booth on Facebook.

To see how I made this card click here

Online Crafting to your door

Hi, after a successful set of 4 online craft classes, I am now looking at running my second.

This one will be slightly different, in that you have a choice of adding additional products to the basic kit…and customise it as you wish

The crafting pack is aimed at all crafters and will be delivered to your door and will include all components (except stamps/stamped images to make a minimum of 8 cards. You will have lots of spare to make your own cards after.

Here’s some of the projects for this set of classes;

So, whats included….

  • 10 card bases and envelopes
  • 6 6”x12” sheets designer series papers
  • embellishments
  • assorted die cut pieces including words
  • ribbon
  • 1/2 pack of Peaceful Poppy elements

PLEASE NOTE..THERE WILL BE NO STAMP SET INCLUDED WITH THIS KIT- these are to be purchased as an extra or use your own

All products will co ordinate and will be delivered to your door at a cost of £20

A tutorial for each card will be available on a closed Facebook Page….buy your kit, and either craft along or make in your own time ( there will be 2 cards per week for 4 weeks).

If you would like to add any stamps/dies/bundles on top of the basic card kit, then you will recieve a £5 discount on your card kit. Please choose from the options below ;

Other products available…contact me for more details

Order your kit between May 14th and May 22nd at 4pm, I will then order all supplies and send out kits as soon as they arrive. Please leave a minimum of 3 weeks from the close of order date for delivery (particularly during the covid 19 restrictions) as as well as awaiting delivery I will hopefully then have time to prepare packs to be sent out to you.

Postage is included.

Online workshop

Yesterday, I pushed myself further out of my comfort zone and did my first of 4 planned online workshops. I was joined by 6 lovely crafters for a ‘facebook live’ session, working with me to make up two project kits that I had previously posted out to them. I wasn’t too sure how well it would work, but using Facebook Live meant that the video was available afterwards for those who wanted to ‘make’ in their own time.

All projects over the 4 weeks use the Graces Garden Stampset, so all participating had purchased this. I used the mini pizza boxes for the first project, and the lovely Garden Lane Designer series papers, and supplied pre cut shapes from the co ordinating die set. I was worried that stamping onto an already cut shape might prove difficult, but most seemed to manage fine, but there was spare card to use incase of mess ups!

The sentiment was a mix of 2 that are in the stamp set, carefully ‘merged’ by using masking tape.

The second project was a card, again using the Garden Lane papers. This time we carefully removed the bottom part of the gate arch to make a solid piece to stamp the greeting on, before placing the die cut gate over.

The flowers were stamped onto the pre cut shape, coloured with the medium of our choice (I used water colour pencils for mine) and glued next to the gate after layering the paper and daffodil yellow card.

If lockdown continues, I am planning on doing more online workshops. If you are interested…contact me

Facebook Live makes

Since Covid 19 and lockdown, i have been doing Facebook Lives every Monday and Thursday.

I’ve decided I perhaps ought to show you what I’ve been doing. Each day is still available to view, so if you want to go back over any, then you can, or better still join me ‘Live’ on Monday at 11am (BST) and Thursdays at 2pm (BST).

Scrappy Strips technique

cased from Bruno Bertucci

using Perennial Essence DSP and Floral Essence Stampset for sentiment for ‘Congratulations’ card

Perennial Essence DSP and sentiment from Peaceful Moments Stamp set for ‘All days are…..’

Subtles cardstock collection and Happy Birthday to You (SAB SET) for ‘Happy Birthday card

Easter Cards

Fabled Friends, Painted Poppies and Very Versaille Stamp sets used for these three

Tricorn Card

Idea from 2biggirlscrafting.co.uk from a sample given at a Stampin’ Up! convention

My cards used Bonanza Buddies and Family Party

and Best Catch stamp sets

Come Fly with Me!

A spot of masking with Free as a Bird stampset for the first card, and then co ordinating papersfor the second

Twisted Easel

Lilypad lake stamps and dies were used for the Egret card

Sea of Textures stamp set and co ordinating (retired) papers were used for the Octopus cards

A lot of Hot Air

Above the Clouds stamp set was used for all of these cards.

Bottom left card used ‘It Starts with Art’ Designer series papers for the balloons. And all used blends for colouring

Impossible Card

Can’t give this card credit to anyone in particular as there are hundreds of versions online, but here’s mine.

Ornate Thanks stamp set and co ordinating dies and papers were used for the floral card, and Geared up Garage stamps, dies and (retired) papers were used for the ‘car’ design

Want to find out more….pop over to The Stamping Booth Facebook page to see how these were made.

Last Chance to buy!!

Not long to wait for the new annual catalogue, but that doesn’t mean you need to miss out on something from the current one.

There are lots of products going to make way for all the new stuff and there are some bargains to be had!

Take a look at the list and see if there is anything you ‘need’…yes, we all ‘need’ craft supplies!

Click here for full list

Happy crafting xx

Easter makes

Hi, all. Hope you’re all keeping safe and well in this difficult time.

My life has changed lots since Covid19 appeared in our world as I’m sure yours has too. But I cant complain…most of my days were spent crafting, whether that was at home or in one of the various craft groups I attended or in the Coffee and a Card group I run and nothing has stopped me still crafting at home and now I’ve pushed myself out of my comfort zone and got out into the big wide world using Facebook Live

If you’ve missed them, just pop onto my Facebook page (the stamping booth) and you can always watch again.

Here are two of the Easter cards I demonstrated on Monday this week,

Easter Bunny

Fabled Friends stamp set

Easter..the Cross

  • Very Versailles stampset
  • Discontinued amazing you stamp set
  • ‘Other’ brand cross

and the third card is another you might wish to try yourself. Details are under the picture.

Easter Greetings

  • Peaceful Poppies
  • Beautiful Bouquet
  • Fabled Friends

Instructions for the Easter Greetings card ;

  • For this card I used an A4 piece of whisper white card as the base cut in half down the length and scored in half.
  • The Crushed Curry layer was made up of plain Crushed Curry card stock measuring 7.5cmx 14.9cm, with a piece of Crushed Curry designer series paper from the regals collection measuring 7cm x 14.4cm glued centrally together.
  • I used the inner of one of the flowers from the Beautiful bouquet set to stamp along both long edges of the card base in Crushed Curry ink and then added the gingham layer it, lining up centrally from the edges.
  • On a piece of Whisper White measuring 9cm x6cm, I stamped the flowers from the Peaceful Poppies set using memento ink. I then coloured the flowers using dark and light Daffodil Delight blends to give a bit of texture.
  • This was then mounted onto a piece of Crushed Curry card measuring 9.5cm x 6.5cm. This whole piece was then attached to the card base using dimensionals.
  • The greeting was from the Fabled Friends stamp set, which was stamped in memento ink and then die cut with the layering ovals dies, as was the scalloped oval in Crushed Curry. These were glued together and then mounted onto the card with dimensionals

Product List

If you would like details of the other card on here then please visit The stamping Booth Facebook page

Happy crafting xx

March’s Coffee and a Card makes

So. we were cut short on our crafting in March…all I can say is its a good job there were 5 Mondays on March….at least we met for 3 of them!!

So here is what we made;

Happy Birthday To You

Little bit of Blends colouring and Country Floral 3D embossing folder

(Inspired by a card made by JoAnn Schultz)

Thoughtful Blooms

using the 2018/20 Incolors

Little Ladybug

Stone 3D embossing folder, Painted Labels dies, (Patterned paper is discontinued)

(Cased from a card by Karen Logeman)

Power of Hope

Stone 3D embossing folder, Stitched Nested Labels Dies

(cased from an idea by Cindy Lee Bee designs)

NOT Stampin’Up!

This is a set I’ve had for years…made by INKYLICIOUS, titled A Winters Tale

A bit of sponging for the background and voila!

Rooted In Nature

Painted labels dies, Discontinued Wrapped in Plaid Paper

What we did in February…..

Bet you’re all in shock…..not long after publishing January’s blog, i’m posting February’s too!! Can’t beat striking while the iron is hot!

Firstly i’d like to apologise for the lack of pictures in my product lists…..the website I get them from seems to have thrown a wobbly and won’t work for me at the moment, but I am pushing them to try to help me sort it!

I’d also like to give credit to the people whose designs I’ve ‘cased’ this month….Splitcoast stampers for the ‘Woven Heirlooms’ card, Sally Stampers for ‘The Gangs all Meer’ card and unfortunately I cant remember who I got the ‘shoe Box’ idea and dimensions from, but Thank you!!

Here is what we’ve made this month at our Coffee and a Card group;

Do you like what you see? Come along for an hour (or so’s) crafting….every Monday 11 til 12 ish at The Mallard, Westwood Lakes, Boston, Lincs. PE20 1 RY

And here are the supplies used…

Product List


Card Stock

Tools & Adhesive



Big Shot

You can click on any of the items to go to my shop to purchase or contact me to place an order. If you want any more information please use the contact me tab at the top of this item

Happy crafting

January’s Coffee and a Card makes

As a completely disorganised person, I have decided to try to get my blog in order this year! Yes, I know we are already into February, but that just proves my point as to how dis organised I am!

Instead of attempting to show you all on a weekly basis what we have made at Coffee and a Card groups, I am going to bump several weeks together, thus writing one post for several cards. So, Yes, it will be a bit longer, but I will NOT go into so much detail.

Below is a list of products used, if you want more detail, then please drop me a message using the contact me tab above

Product List
Stamp : Bonanza Buddies Photopolymer Stamp Set [151567] , Christmas Gleaming Cling Stamp Set (En) [150464] , Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set (English) [151666] , Honey Bee Cling Stamp Set [151527] , Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set (English) [151666]

Ink : Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708] , Shaded Spruce Classic Stampin’ Pad [147088] , Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Pad [147092]

Card Stock : Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper [152311] , Basic Black A4 Card Stock [121688] , Whisper White A4 Card Stock [106549] , Mango Melody A4 Cardstock [147013] , Night Of Navy A4 Card Stock [106577] , Very Vanilla A4 Card Stock [106550] , Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper [150429] , Best Dressed 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper [151319] , Old Olive A4 Card Stock [106576] , Gold Glimmer Paper [146958] , Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper [151313] , Card Stock A4 Coastal Cabana [131302] , Card Stock A4 Bermuda Bay [131286] , Blackberry Bliss A4 Cardstock [133682]

Ribbon & Trim : Basic Black 3/8″ Shimmer Ribbon [144129] , Shaded Spruce/Gold 3/8″ (1 Cm) Striped Ribbon [149597]

Accessory : Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder [150646] , Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Markers Combo Pack [144603] , Regals Stampin’ Write Markers [147155] , Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels [146924]

Big Shot : Detailed Bee Dies [151526] , All Dressed Up Dies [151665]