Narelle Hodges Stampin Up Demonstrator of 6 years and Scrap booker for over 14 Years. Selected as 1 of Stampin Up Demonstrators of the Year for 2012. And achiever of the 2013 Stampin Up Grand Vacation to UTAH, USA. Don't hesitate to contact me For all Your Card Making and Scrapbooking Inspiration and Idea's, classes or questions.
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Saturday, April 30, 2011

So Cute !!

With Babies every where at the moment I couldn't resist making this very cute little "Chest of Drawers".
The Brand New Decorative Label Punch makes the most wonderful decorative legs on this cute chest of drawers.
Finished off with the Jump suit from the Slice of Life Level 1 Hostess Set from the Autumn Winter Mini catalogue.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Extreme Elements For Boys and Girls

 After the Very Busy Sale a Bration Period Stampin Up rewarded me for a Fantastic Sales Period with some Fantastic New Stamp Sets. Extreme Elements was 1 of the fabulous sets I was able to choose. Very versatile and fabulous for co-ordinating with lots of other Stamps available I simply used only the Extreme Elements on both of these cards. You will find the Boys Extreme Elements Card featured here at the Up coming June 10th Card Buffet.(RSVP asap Please)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Square Scallop Card

The Easter Long weekend break has given ME lots of time to play with my ink and Stamps. I hope you have had lots of time to play to.
The square Scallop Bigshot Die has so many possibilities. But I just love this very card, featuring the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder and the Enfrancais background stamp. Some old Favourites I promise to pull out before they chance hitting our Retirement lists in August is Fifth Ave Floral.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter to you ALL

Sending the Biggest and Most wonderful Easter Wishes to you all.
I just had to share these very cute little cards made by Terrina for this Months Challenge. And that Darling little box, It is just perfect for holding those long skinny bunnies the Easter Bunny likes to Leave.
Have a Wonderful day and enjoy lots of yummy Easter treats.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Create a Cupcake Fun

The brand New Autumn Mini has brought some really Fun Stamp Sets and the Create a Cupcake is no exception. With a co-ordination 2 Step Punch to allow for quick Stamping and Punching I can see this becoming a sure favourite with lots of people. 

Thursday, April 21, 2011

April Challenge- Customer Entries

Created by Terrina-Newcastle
I have been receiving MORE April Challenge entries and I must say Terrina has done an amazing job, you will see a few more entries from Terrina as she has been sharing lots of inspiration with me.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Scrap Booking Page-Adorable

A newly opened Scrap booking Store local to me has been setting monthly challenges, usually I am way to busy to even look at them but this month I knew I had the perfect papers and photo for the challenge. Yes this is me as a Baby in My Pram. It co-ordinated with this paper perfectly. Just had to share..

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

April Challenge- Customer Entries

Created by Kristy - QLD

When Kristy seen the very cute Bunny Box on my Blog she used it as her inspiration to make Summers Very cute Easter Hat.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Cute little Bunny Hutch..

 When out Easter shopping I discovered these very cute little Lindt Bunnies.. Now they really are very cute on there own but the quick conversion of a Mini Milk carton die to a super cute Bunny Hutch/ House now makes these little bunnies irresistible.

A cute little baby card-Baby Tees Jumbo wheel

I had to make a cute little card to send in a parcel for a friend of my Mum's. Using the Baby Tee's Jumbo Wheel and the sentiment from Teeny Tiny Sentiments it was super quick and very simple.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

April Challenge- Customer Entries

Created by Lorraine-Newcastle
WOW, I have been receiving some wonderful Entries for the April Challenge. You will see some wonderful entries on my blog this week.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Kids Class-Bunny Box

I am sure all the kids are going to have so much fun with this very cute little bunny box. With some slight modifications to the Bunny Box Class the kids will today be making this very cute little bunny box/bag.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Kids Class this Friday-Something For Mum

Its school Holidays AGAIN and this holidays all the kids will be making a VERY cute little bunny box and a super cute Mothers Day card just for Mum or Grandma.. I haven't met a Child that doesn't LOVE punching and I must say this weeks class should keep them all busy. With punching and Big shotting.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Motorcycles for Men

 When this wonderful Single Motorcycle Stamp was released in the NEW Autumn Winter mini catalogue I was so excited. With Lots of Boys in my life all loving bikes I knew this would be very popular.
Put together with the Newsprint Designer Series Paper and Gold Embossed a very quick card for those special boys in your life..Big and Small...

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Loads of Love Easter

With Easter only 2 weeks away I was asked to provide some Loads of Love Easter Inspiration, With all the boys in my house I thought I would start with something for them. So Mum I can't wait to see what you come up with as well.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Scrap Booking Page Featuring NEW designer Label Punch

It has been so wonderful to find some photos from when I was little during the clean up and sort out stage of us moving. You will notice the BRAND NEW Designer Label Punch Featured in the New Autumn Winter Mini. I am waiting upon my Mum's visit in May to help me fill in the journalling but, this New punch is just perfect when scrap booking.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Ornament Punch - Inspiration

We waited so long to finally have the Ornament Punch back and I am so pleased it is Finally here NOW. In coming weeks I will be running an Ornament Punch Class, Featuring all the clever idea's for this very lovely Punch. This card features my favourite Favourite Embossing folder VintageWall Paper. Also the wonderful Background stamp Woodgrain. With a spray of Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint on the "vases".

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Celebrations Scrap Booking Page

WOW!! Harry has survived his first term as Kindy, Or maybe I should start again and say Miss Israell has survived her first Term with Harry.

This Photo was taken at school on Harry's first day of school and what a wonderful Term he has had. I made the opposite page a pocket to Hold all of Harry's Awards and Certificates. I used the Celebrations Designer Series Paper Pack for these double pages.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Sew Suite-Photo Card

With the Brand New Autumn Winter Mini well and truly underway. I have had so much fun playing with this wonderful new set Sew Suite. Definitely very girlie but lovely for the girls of all ages. I have made this very cute little photo card in my preparations for Mothers Day. I have used some "Use it up Buttons" and think the little card is so cute. I will add some photos and make sure I photograph the finished product.

Monday, April 4, 2011

April Challenge- It all about Easter

This months challenge is to make an Easter Project, Card, Scrap booking Page or anything Special for Easter. I will be drawing 2 prizes this Month, 1 Prize for Adults and a Special category with a Prize for all the Kids. With school holidays taking up most of April here in NSW, what a chance for the Kids to Win something special then to make an Easter card or project and Enter it. All Entries Need to be emailed or given to me by the end of the month. This is not a competition of who can do the BEST but who can break open there craft area and use something exciting to make a Easter Project.
To start you all off for the month I have made this VERY cute little Chick card. Yes it does use the Top Note die as the card base.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

For Someone Special..

The Beautiful Wings Butterfly Embosslit and Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint have become my new best friends.... Yes you will find lots of Butterflies and lots of shimmer paint on my upcoming projects. I promise it want last long.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Summer Mini Carry Over Items

Tonight Stampin Up has released a Flyer with all the CARRY OVER items from the Summer Mini, Now I know I did tell you these Items were gone forever as far as I was aware but Fortunately for us Stampin Up has listened and brought back some very popular items that were going to be very much Missed. I apologise for the quality of the photo and will replace it as soon as I can. 
Favourite Items Include:
-Square Lattice Embossing Folders
-XL Scallop Circle
-Itty Bitty Buttons and Punch Pack
-Pinking Hearts Border and corner Punch
-Square Scallop Big shot Die
To order these items do not hesitate to contact me. Email:

Stampin Up Celebrates 5 Years in the South Pacific.

Its just amazing to think of all the wonderful Stamps and Accessories Stampin Up has brought to Australia in the Last 5 Years, It really does feel like they have been here forever.. There co-ordinating card stock and accessories ranges and Beautiful designs of Stamps have made paper crafting so easy for so many of us. I look forward to bringing to you many more Years of Inspiration and Designs from Stampin Up.

Friday, April 1, 2011


Today I have to say THANK YOU. To all of my Wonderful Customers & Friends. Many of you were watching to see if I would reach my Goal of $30,000 for the April -April Year and in all honesty after the events of Last Year I didn't think I would but last night was the Dead line and I DID IT. A Grand Total of $32,246 in Stamps and Accessories was brought by all of you. From 25th Jan-31st March alone your brought $10,613. I can not Thank you enough but look forward to another wonderful YEAR ahead.

The Brand NEW Autumn Winter Mini Catalogue is HERE..

The Long awaited Autumn Winter Mini catalogue is here, And its YUMMY.. With Chocolate, Cupcakes and A little Stitching all on the List of Yummy New product, its a little hard to know what to start with. For all of you with Bike loving Boys there is a wonderful Single Stamp that is proving very popular. For the link to the catalogue you will find a Picture of the New mini on the right hand side bar, by clicking on this catalogue it will load a PDF copy. If you would like me to pop 1 in the mail for you just send me an email and I will have 1 out to you ASAP. Email: