Statement of the Heart

"To love what we do and share what we love,as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments... in this we make a difference!"

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Chloe's Xmas Challenge.

This is Chloe's gorgeous Xmas project. The clever wee thing has used the cardboard sheet that comes in a packet of SU designer Paper! For more info check out her blog.

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

3D Templates

Good morning everyone!

Another morning where I should be getting organised and instead I'm here blog hopping once again!
I happened to 'hop' onto this site and the wonderful Shelley has a 3D Inspiration Index where you can find instructions and templates for all her 3D items.


Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Trudi's Layout

Here's a layout that I managed to complete tonight.  For the recipe and details check out my blog - Made By Me.

Bella 3mths 8x8

Inspiration - Alana's Angel

I really should be tidying the house and getting organised for the day, but instead I'm still in my PJs and dressing gown (of which I've been hinting frequently is literally falling apart and a new one for Christmas would be fantastic) and blog hopping.  I had to share Alana's angel with you.  I've ummed and arrhed over this set many times and haven't taken the plunge to get it  -maybe now...

Alana is a very talented Aussie demo.  Check out her blog HERE.

Monday, 24 November 2008

Tracey's Layout

Here's Tracey's layout, for a close up shot of the flower checkout her blog Stamping All Seasons.  Tracey's used DSP from the new Summer Mini (out from the 1st December).  The papers in the new mini are gorgeous!  What's Nic going to think when she finds out she's been posted on two blogs??

Louise's Scrapping Challenge

This is my 12x12 layout of my littlest boys first car.

At the moment my SU only blog is unavailable, however I will be posting my SU creations on my other blog

Sunday, 16 November 2008

New Email Address

Hi I hope everyone has enjoyed the beautiful weather this weekend.

Just letting you all know that I've created a separate email address for this blog.

The new address is and is accessable to all the admins. So if you want to enter challenges, have pics posted or to nominate blogs for Inspiration or Blog of the Week or just to contact us please email us at the new address.

The old addresses still work so don't stress (if anyone is confused about the email addresses don't worry I think I've got three but they all work and I do get your emails)


Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Catherine's Christmas Challenge

Everyone's been busy getting organised for Christmas.  Catherine's made this cute as little box using the very popular Season of Joy set.  Check out Catherine's blog HERE.

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Angela's Christmas Challenge

Angela has made these very cute boxes.  Just one question Angela, how do you get your bows looking so good?  Mine always come out lopsided.

Monday, 10 November 2008

Louise's Christmas Challenge

This is a 2,5,7,10 box made with Dashing dp and fun & fast notes. This is one of the projects at "Louise's Christmas Chaos". For more information check out "Louise's Blog"

Sunday, 9 November 2008


Hi everyone,

We've had a quite a few demo's starting blogs recently so I thought i'd say welcome to NZSU to all of you.  Thank you for sharing your creative talent with us all.

Just a couple of notes on how this blog runs.

Challenges don't have a set closing date.  If you feel inspired to enter into a challenge you can email me or Louise a pic or link at anytime and we'll post it.  Unfortunately because life gets busy with children and work and workshops and stamping etc...  Challenges are rather random - there's no Colour Challenge Monday, Skectch Challenge Tuesday etc...  Anyone can enter a challenge, demo's and customers and you don't have to have a blog to enter.

We welcome your feedback, if you have any suggestions or ideas, please don't hesitate to let us know.  Also if you think a blog or project has inspired you, you can nominate it as a 'Blog of the Week' or 'Inspiration', just email us the details.

Thank you to everyone for supporting this blog, it's been great watching it grow and seeing everyone develop their stamping talent over the year!

Your NZSU admins, Trudi, Louise & Sarah (does anyone know how Sarah is?  We haven't heard from her in a while.  Sarah I hope everything is OK.) 

Trudi's Christmas Challenge

Here's my entry - don't forget to leave a comment on my blog for some Blog Candy!

Season of Joy 09a

Dely's Christmas Challenge

I received these via email this morning and Dely's said I could choose either picture.  I love both, so I'm posting both.  Check out Dely's blog Little Scraps of Paper.

Christmas Delys 01

Christmas Delys 02

Also a big congrats to Delys for making the Elite Team for Up 2 Scrap - she'll be published in every issue!    Make sure you grab a copy!

Karen's Christmas Challenge

Karen was very fast at email me her entry for the challenge.  Karen is also wonderful at leaving comments on blogs.  Thank you Karen for all your encouragement.  Check out Karen's blog and I'm sure she'd love it if you left a comment for her.

Saturday, 8 November 2008

Blog Candy

3D Box and Bow 01

I've got Blog Candy on offer.  Check out my blog Made By Me for details.  You could receive one of these boxes filled with something scrummy!

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Trudi's CC2 Card

I finally got it made and then it took a few days to get a photo of it - and not a good one at that.  Anyway here it is.

Baroque Motifs 12