Hi, you're seeing this message because you're using an old version of Internet Explorer. Some of the features on this website will look out of place and probably won't even work. Please consider updating your browser. It won't take long. The www.browsehappy.com website is a good place to start.



WHAT is Card Club? Make 4 adorable projects, suitable for a variety of occasions each month. A chance for you to stamp, relax, unwind, enjoy chatting with other Stampers, drink tea and eat biscuits. All materials including glue are provided.  This is an ongoing monthly club and dates are listed below. These classes take place in my home in Meonstoke 7.30-9.30 and cost £ 10.00 or are free with a £ 25.00 order on the night There is no commitment to attend every month; you can attend as regularly as you wish but due to limited places booking is essential.07881027800

Monday 12 September

Wednesday 14 September

Monday 19 September

Monday 17 October

Wednesday 19 October

Monday 24 October

Monday 14 November

Wednesday 16 November

Monday 21 November

Monday 5 December

Monday 12 December

Stamping, card making, papercrafts Stampin’ Up! UK products. You can request a catalogue, book a Stampin’ Up! UK party, buy Stampin’ Up! UK goods, and find out more about becoming a Stampin’Up! UK, demonstrator from Stampin’ Up ! UK Demonstrator Rosie Minors


Limited spaces still available for my papercraft classes Monday 15 August and Monday 22 August. We will be making this lovely project by Linda Parker, to include the chocolate bar. We will also make three cards. All materials provided, including glue £ 10.00 or £ 25.00 order on night. Come and try it!! Suitable for all skill levels.07881027800IMG_2389

A Happy Accident

IMG_1825[1]Where does inspiration come from? This is a question that many card makers ask. An idea might come from Pinterest or be inspired by other people’s lovely work. My card was a happy accident. I was working away at my table making something else entirely, and I saw a cut out piece of cardstock and a colour and suddenly this card popped into my head!! Also Zinnias popped into my head too. They probably look nothing like my card. What do I know, I am really a crafter and the only time I have green fingers, is when I get ink on them lol

I created this card with the botanical framelets by stamping the scroll from Timeless Treasures in Watermelon Wonder then cutting it out with the botanical framelet. If I did this again I would mat the Very Vanila onto a piece of Watermelon cardstock to give the design more of a “frame.

If you would like to join one of my classes, I run them Monday nights in Meonstoke. You would be most welcome. Booking is essential, as spaces are limited. You can contact me either on 07881027800 or rosie@occasionalpapercrafts.co.uk.

Until next time, happy crafting


Rosie x



Flowering Faces

Back with Friends and Flowers stampset again! Just love this set and again this card popped into my mind. I love to work with a monochrome palette and let the design itself be the creativity. Adding colour might have spoilt its very simple design. The centre of the flower was cut using the new botanical framelets but still only using the wisteria cardstock. The die cut adds dimension to the flower, just like stamens in real life
If you would like to learn how to make cards I run classes in Meonstoke on Monday nights. Booking is essential, as places are limited. You can contact me either on 07881027800 or rosie@occasionalpapercrafts.co.uk.
Until next time, happy crafting
Rosie x

Pea in a Pod!!!

IMG_1797I was lucky enough to win this Stampset at a recent team training event and I had this card in my head.. a bit like a brain worm until i could get it out! It is very simple and only uses two colours.


In many ways Stampin Up demonstrators are like peas in a pod. We all share a love of crafting and the beauty of the coordinated Stampin Up products.But our similarity also allows us to explore our own creativity, at the same time.

Should you wish to learn how to make this card, or other beautiful projects, please contact me on 07881 027800 or rosie@occasionalpapercrafts.co.uk. I teach regular classes


Until next time, happy crafting


Lpve Rosie x

Product List

Simple card meets fancy fold


This simple card was created with the Honeycomb Happiness stampset and then combined with a  fancy fold. The cute honeycomb embellishment remind me of the Christmas ornaments i used to have as a child. Each year they would be carefully put up and then lovingly put away for the following year. The embellishments are self adhesive, so should you not want to crush them, you could pop one in the envelope for the recipient to add.
This stampset is a Salebration freebie!! Yes i did say free…if you order £ 45,00 of product with me. If you like this card, just click on the pictures below, to be magically transported to my well stocked 24/7 online shop,
Should you wish to learn more about card making or paper craft you can contact me either on 07881 027800 or rosie@occasionalpapercraft.co.uk. My next class is Monday 15th February at 7.30.
Until next time, happy crafting
Rosie x

A Modern Romance

IMG_1688Well that’ s it….. I am officially in love!! “Handmade from the Heart” is the new Spring /Summer catalogue from Stampin Up and it makes my heart race to see all the gorgeous new products. This card was made using two of the lovely new products,: gorgeous Love Blossoms DSP . and a heart thinlet. The DSP comes in a pad of 48 sheets, 4 each of 12 doublesided designs, and whats not to like? Romance is in the air.


And as though that is not enough, Stampin are giving away FREE stuff. Yes you did hear me right! For every order of £45 worth of product and you can choose a free item from the Salebration booklet.This offer runs from 5 January-31 March 2016


If you like this project and want to purchase any of the products from me, just click on one of the images below, to me magically transported to my well stocked, on line shop. I also do classes and workshops,so please contact me either on 07881 027800 or rosie@occasionalpapercrafts.co.uk,

Until next time, happy crafting.

Love Rosie x

From the Head

IMG_1621A fellow crafter said to me , recently , that once something is in your head, you just have to get it out! I totally agree and this card came around because of a mistake. One of my customers wanted to make an 80th birthday card and I thought it was for a woman, but it was for a man. Once the idea was formulated and designed in my had. I had to transfer my design from my head to reality.


I like to design sometimes, using a very limited colour palette. In this card, if you discount the silver glimmer paper used for the numbers and the vanilla background, the whole card has been created with just two colours. I have relied on shape and texture to aid my design.

I had left the card on the easel in my kitchen and a friend spotted it and suggested someone for it! So my design and efforts were not in vain. This card could also be used by stamping a sentiment onto the oval instead.

If you would like to know more about my cards, my classes or papercraft, please do not hesitate to contact me either on 07881027800 or at rosie@occasionalpapercrafts.co.uk.


Unti next time happy papercrafting


Love Rosie x

Product List

Bubble and squeak

Bubble and squeak card made from leftoversIMG_1443


IMG_1562As a crafter, it is always so thrilling to receive a handmade gift because not only do you appreciate the time, the thought behind it, but you also appreciate the love that went into making it. I was especially pleased to receive this penguin from a fellow demo Elaine Harding, who despite being in alot of pain, managed to take this all the way to Brussels to give to me without crushing it! I f you are wondering about the picture showing the screwed up tissue paper as well, this is not a mistake! I wanted to show how Elaine had even chosen my favourite colour as packaging.

But of course I couldnt resist the temptation to Penguinise this already beautiful gift. I am sure “penguinise” is a proper word, indeed if it isn’t I shall write to the Oxford English Dictionary for inclusion! If they can include “binge watch” then they can include “penguinisation”too.IMG_1563

I hope you like the results and you can click on the penguin products below to order or to be whisked off to my 24/7 online shop for loads or other crafting goodies. If you would like to come to my classes,order products from me or become a member of a great sisterhood contact me on 07881 027800 or rosie@occasionalpapercrafts.co.uk.

Until next time happy crafting x



Product List