January 2019 Card Class Animal Expedition

Welcome back to my card classes for 2019!

This month we made four cute cards using the super cute Animal Expeditions Suite. I used the happy birthday greeting form the new Amazing Life stamp set, I thought this worked really well with the images.

These cards are suitable for girls and boys of any age.

Rhino card

We stamped the rhino and coloured the bird using Stampin’ Blends, then cut it out with the matching Thinlits  ‘Animal Friends‘ die.

The cobbled path was run through the big shot using the embossing plates! I love these as the double the use of my dies! I can now cut or emboss.

Products used to make this card:

Kangaroo Card

I was inspired by a card in the Stampin’ Up catalogue. It’s lovely to have one of our Australian native animals to play with too 😀

The base of this card is on berry burst card stock and the kangaroo is cut out of the cute Designer Series Paper. The leafy cut out is using the dies in the bundle. The wooden elements ad a nice finishing touch.

Products used to make this card:

Giraffe card

I love how the giraffe is poking out of the circle. This was also cut out of the DSP. The frog on the branch was stamped and cut out with the matching framelits and… there’s a die for the old olive branch too!

Don’t you just love all of the coordination that Stampin’ Up! provides for us to make projects so much easier 😀

Products used to make this card:

 DSP Card

This one I totally cased from the annual catalogue. I just used a heart instead of the button and changed the greeting and the DSP pattern.

It features a full card front of the really cute DSP!

I love the leaf ribbon and the wooden elements, do you? They add a different element to the card.

Handy Hint: The easiest way to attach the leaf ribbon is using glue dots.

Products used to make this card:

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Remember to take advantage of the amazing freebies while Sale-A-Bration is on. Pop over to my shop and spoil yourself.

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Happy Stamping,


Butterfly Gala Bundle Card Make

I made a note card using the gorgeous Butterfly Gala Bundle. This cute set comes with a matching punch and is available in the Occasions Catalogue.

I’m also using the Gingham Gala DSP that comes in five colours.

Check out my video as I run through how to make beautiful note card using this bundle.

Set butterflies and warm wishes free to brighten someone’s day.

Products used to make this video:

Remember, any purchase over $90 qualifies you for a free Sale-A-Bration item from the Sale-A-Bration Catalogue.

Happy stamping,


December 2018 Christmas Card Class

For the last class of the year we made eight lovely cards using the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper with matching card stock. 

The red distressed card tin is perfect for storing them in or can be used as a gift.

We use various techniques to create these gorgeous cards and everyone enjoyed the class thoroughly.

Thanks to everyone who comes to my classes I look forward to creating with you all again next year.

 Product List

If you would like to get creative and make cards like these, check out my class schedule below and join us at a class.

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Have a great Christmas, see you next year.

Happy stamping,


Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper

Check out the beautiful Festive Farmhouse DSP!


Rustic squares, wood patterns, and classic Christmas songs. Makes you think of comfy chairs and a crackling fire.

  • 12 sheets: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs
  • 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm)

Coordinating colours: Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler, Gray Granite, Mossy Meadow, Very Vanilla, Whisper White

Festive Farmhouse:

Happy stamping,


2018 Wine and Cheese Holiday Catalogue Launch Projects

Here’s the lovely projects we made at my wine and cheese Fundraiser last weekend. The rainy afternoon was perfect to enjoy an afternoon of crafting 😊

Thanks again to all who came.

Products used to make these projects:

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Happy stamping


Alaskan Achievers Blog Hop September 2018 – Holiday Catalogue

Welcome to our Alaska Achievers Blog hop for September

This is my last Alaskan Achievers Blog Hop that I have the privilege of taking part in. I’ve been humbled to participate in this along with many Demonstrators from all around the globe.

Once again, a huge thank you to all of my team and customers who helped me achieve this incredible reward. I wouldn’t have been able to do it without you. #alaskasu2018 #stampinup30

This month we are highlighting Stampin’ Up! new Holiday Catalogue  product.

I’ve had fun playing this weekend and creating samples for my upcoming Holiday Catalogue Launch Fundraiser. I’ll share a few with you today.

I created this cute set of cards using the Festive Farmhouse Suite on page 12 in your new catalogue. The Festive Farmhouse Cardstock Pack co-ordinates beautifully with this suite keeping the colours simple by just using Very Vanilla, Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler with a touch of silver on the accents.

The lovely versatile Festive Farmhouse DSP and Elements are the feature on my cards.  I cased a catalogue sample for inspiration and changed it up to make it my own.

I love stitching on cards but usually find it too much trouble. I had the time and I’m glad I got the sewing machine out as this added a cute touch to the cards too.

I used the gorgeous new Striped Burlap Trim for as an accent through the centre of the card and I enjoyed layering. The little sprigs are from the new Sprig Punch.

I separated the Cherry Cobbler twine into a single strand to add a little extra texture.

I had my first ever play with shimmer paint and I am in love! I put a few drops into some Isocol alcohol solution using my spritzer and just sprayed a fine mist over the finished cards to give it that little bit of sparkle.

If you’d like to learn how to make cards like these and have some creative fun, come to my classes, I would love for you to join us!

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Products used to make this project:

Thanks for visiting my blog me today. I hope you enjoyed the showcase of brand new Holiday Catalogue products.

You’re currently on my blog aMac by Angela McFarlane and just below this post you will see a list of everyone that’s taking part. Check the list below to see who is up next. Make sure you visit everyone so you don’t miss out on amazing inspiration and creativity.

Happy Stamping

Angela x



Dashing Along Host Promotion

Hosting a holiday catalogue event is always fun – and it’s even more delightful with our exciting Dashing Along Host Promotion.

If you host a party with $400 in sales from 1–30 September, you will earn our FREE, exclusive Dashing Along Designer Series Paper as well as the usual host rewards!

If you’d love to get your hands on this gorgeous exclusive Designer Series Paper, contact me on 0403 305 785 (or email me) today to book your party or workshop for September!

How was the Dashing Along Designer Series Paper created?

To create the exclusive Dashing Along Designer Series Paper, Stampin’ Up! used a mix of old favourites and new patterns to bring you beautiful, traditional Christmas paper.

This collection of patterns has an eclectic feel and is perfect for layering, and while the newsprint design isn’t Christmas-themed, they selected it for its versatility and popularity.

This Designer Series Paper is only available for a limited time!

Host Promotion Details

Promotion period: 1–30 September

  • Dashing Along Designer Series Paper is exclusive to the host promotion and will not be available after 30 September.
  • In order to qualify, the event merchandise total must reach $400 (before shipping and handling).
  • One package of Designer Series Paper may be redeemed per qualifying order, with no limit on how many packages of Designer Series Paper can be earned.
  • Demonstrator, Customer, Workshop, and online orders qualify.
  • Dashing Along Designer Series Paper may not be redeemed using Stampin’ Rewards. Customers will receive this FREE gift with a qualifying order in addition to any Stampin’ Rewards they may earn.
  • Dashing Along Designer Series Paper may not be exchanged for other paper.
Ordering Deadlines
  • Phone: 28 September 2018 at 5:20 PM (AET)
  • Online: 30 September 2018 at 11:50 PM (AET)

If you’d love to get your hands on this gorgeous exclusive Designer Series Paper, contact me on 0403 305 785 today to book your party or workshop for September!

Happy stamping,