The new Autumn – Winter Mini Catalogue will launch on 1st April and there are some fantastic new products. One of them is a new flower punch – Punch Blossom. This is the punch I have used for this tutorial as I think it makes some very life like flowers for you to use on all types of projects. I think it looks very life like. It’s easy to do, it just takes a little patience and time. SUPPLIES Punch… Read more »

Well, there’s another week gone. Time just seems to be flying by 🙂 There’s another challenge at Sunny Challenges and Creations. I hope you have some time to join in the fun and play along with us. You never know you might just be the next Ray of Sunshine. I’ve designed the sketch for this week and along with the sketch you need to use some distressing techniques on your project. It doesn’t have to be a card. You could… Read more »

I know, I missed the weekend sketch, layout, card. Mt apologies. However, today You can see them. I have already shared the card this week. It’s inspiration over at Sunny Challenges and Creations where I am a guest designer for this month. The sketch I used was Vicky’s. Pop on over to Sunny Challenges and Creations to see more. Here’s my card below: Supplies:Stamp set – Fabulous FloretsInks – Melon Mambo; Wild WasabiMarker – Daffodil DelightCard – Wild Wasabi; Whisper… Read more »

This post is to share a card from a friend.  This is Margaret’s card for Sunny Challenges and Creations this week. Pop on over and have a look at the Design Team’s inspiration and the other cards entered into the challenge for this week. How about making your own project using the sketch and Designer Series Paper and enter it in this week. You never know, you may be the next Ray of Sunshine. Remember, your creativeness is only limited… Read more »

Another week has passed so quickly, that means there’s a new challenge at Sunny Challenges and Creations. This week’s challenge has been set by Vicky. Along with the sketch below, you need to use some Designer Series Paper. My take on the sketch and using Designer Series Paper appears below:   One of the light globes has blown in my craft room, so everything is a little dark. I had to use a ‘frog’ to stand my card in this… Read more »

My tutorial today focuses on another technique. This one is the 3D Shadows Technique and is a very easy but highly effective technique. SUPPLIES: Card – Wild Wasabi, Melon Mambo and Whisper White Designer Series Paper – Beyond the Garden Stamp set – Fabulous Florets Big Shot – Finial Press Ink – Wild Wasabi, Melon Mambo, Delightful Daffodil Ribbon – Dotted Scallop Melon Mambo Grosgrain Adhesive – Dimensionals, Snail Markers – Delightful Daffodil, Melon Mambo Paper Snips Stamp-A-Ma-Jig METHOD: I’ll… Read more »

Sunny Challenges and Creations has another challenge up for the week. Kris has designed the sketch and the added extra is to use the chalkboard technique.  So below is Kris’ sketch. I’ve never used this technique before. It’s quite an easy technique and I must make a mental note to use it more often. My interpretation of the challenge appears below: Supplies: Card: Whisper White, Baja Breeze, Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black Ink – White Craft Ink Chalks Big Shot –… Read more »

Here it is again, another weekend sketch. My goodness the time seems to fly by these days.1. Take a sketch This is another of my sketches. Fairly simple so I can fit a few photos on each page. Today I have a double page layout to share with you using the sketch above. 2. Make a layout  Just because a sketch has elements set, doesn’t mean you can’t mix them up a bit as I have done above. Basically the… Read more »

 3D Stamping Well this is such an easy technique, I’m wondering why I haven’t used it before. It’s a great use for your Stamp-a-ma-jig. SUPPLIES: Card stock – I used Crumb Cake Whisper White Craft Ink Stampin’ Ink Pad – Cajun Craze, Garden Green, Soft Suede Stamp set – Creative Elements Adhesive – Snail and Dimensionals Stamp-a-ma-jig METHOD: Stamp your image using Whisper White craft ink and allow it to dry (or use your heat tool). Line your positioning sheet… Read more »

This card is a challenge for Getting Crafty Online Challenges with Cristena and Leonie.Here is the inspiration for the challenge Below is my entry for the challenge: Supplies:Card – Pink Pirouette, Very Vanilla and Sarah SandStamp sets – Simply Soft and French FoliageInk – Regal Rose, Pink Pirouette, Sarah Sand and Whisper White craft inkMarkers – Regal Rose and More MustardRibbon – Certainly Celery If you enter the challenge you may win a free subscription to the next set of… Read more »