Freshly Brewed Sentiments

Freshly Brewed Sentiments Welcome to another Latte Girls Blog Hop and this week it is Freshly Brewed Sentiments. I decided to use the stamp set Bright Wishes. I have a couple of friends who are battling Cancer and I like to send them cards which are bright and cheery but also have some meaning to them. Now make sure you check out the other blogs in the hop after reading my post: Leonie I had fun making this card. It’s… Read more »

Scrapbook - Paste, Glitter and Ink

Scrapbook – Paste, Glitter and Ink This post features Scrapbook – Paste, Glitter and Ink, sharing a layout using Embossing Paste, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter and some Inks sponged on. I wasn’t sure how it was going to turn out but it was definitely worth a try and far exceeded my expectations. Here is the layout: This page features my lovely Daughter In Law, Peta, with her cheeky nephew, Hunter. Hhaving a selfie. Watch the video to see how I achieved… Read more »

Rose Wonder Embossing Paste

Rose Wonder Embossing Paste This Rose Wonder Embossing Paste card is the result of sprinkling on Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder to wet Embossing Paste, allowing it to dry and then heat setting it. The technique allows for a lot of scope and draws interest to the background whilst not diminishing the effects of other elements on the card. You can see how to achieve this technique here. I love the way the Rose allows the gold embossing paste pattern to… Read more »

Layered Die Cuts

Layered Die Cuts Today’s video and blog post show how I Layered Die Cuts for a really interesting effect on a card front suitable for anyone really. Here’s my completed card: Now, although I’ve added ribbon and rhinestone jewels to the front, you could easily add some stamping say from Timeless Textures to make it look more masculine. Add a strip of Black Shimmer or some Burlap Ribbon  or Linen Thread for a totally different look. Try using the Wood… Read more »

Embossing Paste Glitter

Embossing Paste Glitter I just love the effect this Embossing Paste Glitter makes for card backgrounds. It makes a simple card look glitzy and glamorous. The post I did previously had a Video tutorial on how to achieve this technique which is really easy. You can see it here. You’ll just love Stampin’ Up!’s new Embossing Paste. It’s easy to use. There are many different techniques which it can be used for and many different paper craft projects including cards… Read more »

Scrapbook Layout Embossing Paste

Scrapbook Layout Embossing Paste Today’s post shows you how to create a Scrapbook Layout Embossing Paste technique with colouring. I use Stampin’ Spritzers and reinkers to create a background for this layout. I had a lot of fun playing with Embossing Paste and ink in different forms today. There is another layout coming up using a different technique again, soon. Watch the short video to see how I created the background: Don’t miss another technique. Subscribe today Thank you for subscribing. I… Read more »

Freshly Brewed with Chocolate

Freshly Brewed with Chocolate The Latte Girls are bringing you Freshly Brewed with Chocolate today, so make sure you visit all the blogs in the hop. It’s winter so chocolate is comforting, well any time, it doesn’t need to be winter. I love a good hot Belgian Milk Chocolate in winter to warm me up. What do you like? How about a bit of a selection like the ones I’ve used in this card? Wouldn’t you love a card like… Read more »

Split Colouring

Split Colouring Today’s Video brings you Split Colouring. This is a great technique I only just discovered and felt sure you’d enjoy it too. It yields 2 card fronts for you to add to card bases and is relatively easy for you to do. You will need a stamp which has a large image, I’ve used Birthday Blooms, some Clear Emboss Powder and your Stamp-A-Ma-Jig as well as your Watercolor Pencils. Here’s one of the samples I made using the… Read more »

You've Got Style

You’ve Got Style Remember the Glossy Faux Watercoloring technique where I dropped ink onto the card and used a Stampin’ Spritzer with alcohol in it? Well here’s the second piece of card front made combined with You’ve Got Style. You’ll need to watch the video to see how the background was created. The ribbon bits were scraps from other projects and they matched and fitted perfectly on this card. I’v coloured the image with a Blender Pen and Watercolor Pencils…. Read more »

Layering Masks 1

Layering Masks Today we’re doing something a little different with the masks we’ve been using with the Embossing Paste. Layering Masks shows you how to use two different coloured inks with two different masks to create unique backgrounds for your cards. Here’s the card made from the first sample shown in the video: Don’t miss any more techniques. Subscribe today. Thank you for subscribing, I really appreciate your support This card uses Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide and is… Read more »