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My Tutorial Shop has a New Home

Hi there.  I’ve been pretty quiet lately and not a lot of crafting going on as there’s a fair bit of work that goes on behind the scenes when you start-up a new website.  It’s exciting making the change from blogspot to WordPress and I’ve learned heaps; there’s just so many more options to make blogging more fun and interactive. One big change that will particularly make my Northern Hemisphere subscribers very happy is the launch of my new Tutorial Shop .  You won’t have to wait for me to email your  tutorials as most purchases are made while I’m fast asleep.  Yay! for the switch to instant downloads . Plus, my FREE tutorials can be downloaded without the need to make an actual purchase. I want to especially thank everyone that has bought a tutorial from me and has taken the time to flick me an email to share their creations and provide some feedback.  I really appreciate it and love to see the variety of ideas inspired from my tutorials.  Here’s a recent testimonial from C

Addinkive Designs has a New Home

Hi crafty peeps, AddINKtive Designs has moved to a new home.  I've upgraded to a Wordpress website/blog; it still needs some tweaking but has now gone live!  Make sure you check out the new space and subscribe to addinktivedesigns.com so you don't miss any posts. I'm unsure at this stage whether I will transfer everything over or just keep this blogger site as is.  I'll keep posting here to keep you up to date. To launch my new site, I have written a tutorial for my Botanical Birdcage , a project that I shared in my last post for The Stamp Review Crew .  See you there! Thanks for stopping by,

The Stamp Review Crew - Botanical Blooms

Hi there. To kick off the month of August, The Stamp Review Crew are back for another blog hop. This round we are featuring the stamp set, Botanical Blooms . We are a group of International Stampin' Up! Demonstrators who love to show you lots of creative ways to use your stamps. If you get lost along the way, just click on the banner below to take you to the main blog where you will see a list of participants for this round - Botanical Blooms Photopolymer Stamp Set 140757 - $30.00 (AUD) For my first project I created some miniature succulents using the stamps and coordinating dies - 1.  Miniature Succulents On our recent trip to Deloraine I purchased these very cute, miniature, clay pots with the idea in mind to make some paper succulents for this hop.  They are now on display in my craft room and every time I look at them they make me smile, mainly because I know these 'plants' won't die on me and also because I love this hobby obse

The Stamp Review Crew - Thoughtful Branches

Hi there. The Stamp Review Crew are back for a bonus blog hop for the month of July.  We are a group of International Stampin' Up! Demonstrators who love to show you lots of creative ways to use your stamps.  This round we are featuring the exclusive, limited edition, stamp set, Thoughtful Branches . If you get lost along the way, just click on the banner below to take you to the main blog where you will see a list of participants for this round. I took a 6 month break from the SRC but I'm so excited to be back!  My craft room has shifted into a spare room inside the house and I am loving my new space.  I am also loving this new bundle that will only be available to purchase in August or until stocks run out! You'll have to get in quick as you wouldn't want to miss out.     Here are my projects for the hop - 1.  Thoughtful Branches - Pop-Up, Z-Fold Card with Inserts I'm totally hooked on the Z-fold and have written a tutorial whi