Blender Pen Technique Blender Pen Technique. I must apologise for the initial screen being a little off but believe me the video gets better. I don’t have an actual card to share today, just a technique, so I hope you enjoy the video. Don’t miss another episode Thank you for subscribing You can use this technique with any image stamp. You could do it as part of a card front or as a feature and hand cut the image to add… Read more »

Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop – this  is a gorgeous NEW suite of products and we can give you a peek at them now during the ESAD Blog Hop. You’ll be amazed at the effects you can achieve with this suite. You can choose to order bundles with FREE product, see below for more details. Don’t forget if you order online, to use the  HOSTESS CODE ( NN27SQJQ), to receive and extra little gift from me. So… Read more »

Eastern Palace Buy Now Eastern Palace Buy Now This is brand new product from the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue which will go live on 1st June 2017.  While the product will be in the new catalogue it will not be available in these bundles with FREE new product gifts. Premier Bundle Starter Bundle Three great ways to get your hands on these bundles  No matter which way you choose – you will have access to 5 free tutorials including 1… Read more »

Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading (Video) Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading. This post will show you how I used the Watercolor Pencils with this ever so cute stamp set called Yummy In My Tummy which is soon to retire. I use the Masking Technique with Watercolor Pencils to achieve this shaded look of these cute monsters from Yummy in My Tummy. Watch the video to see how I achieved it. Don’t want to miss another of… Read more »

Technique Class Sneak Peek Technique Class Sneak Peek On Saturday I’ll be having another monthly Technique Class where the ladies will be learning a few ways to use the Stamp-A-Ma-Gig tool to make cards. I thought I’d share one of the cards with you today as a bit of a Technique Class Sneak Peek. We used some Designer Series Paper from the Serene Scenery DSP Stack as the basis for our card and we all need ‘Thank You” cards from time… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Retired Stamps Freshly Brewed Projects Retired Stamps “All good things must come to an end”, penned by Geoffrey Chaucer in his poem Troilus and Criseyde. This time every year Stampin’ Up! are about ready to release a new catalogue, so many products become retired. Today the Latte Girls are focusing on Retired Stamps and whilst you need to buy products while stocks last, many are still available at bargain prices. Make sure you visit the other blogs… Read more »

Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video. Although a retired Sale-A-Bratyion Stamp Set you can use the techniques in the video with any stamp set. Just make sure you use Basic Gray Archival Ink or Basic Black Archival Ink. Watch the video and see how I do this technique. This is just one way of doing this technique and you may find an alternate way of doing the same thing and achieving a pleasing result…. Read more »

High Tide Again High Tide Again. When you make one card using a set, why not make a second while you have the set out? Right? So, that’s what I did here. I made one yesterday for the Latte Girls Freshly Brewed Blog Hop yesterday. Here’s a close up view of the Lighthouse. I’ve stamped the Lighthouse in Marina Mist using both the shadow and whole image stamps available in the set and then hand cut the Lighthouse and mounted it on… Read more »

Blending with Pencils and Aqua Painter Video Blending with Pencils and Aqua Painter Video. Now I know this set is no longer available as it was a Sale-A-Bration set, however the principles of the technique remain the same . You can use this technique with any stamp set, just make sure you use Basic Black Archival Ink or Basic Gray Archival Ink before colouring. Watch the video to see how I do this. Please remember this is just my way of… Read more »

Global Design Project 084 Case the Designer Global Design Project 084 Case the Designer. This week’s challenge is CASE the designer, the wonderful Michelle Last. Such a beautiful card with gorgeous colouring of the bird. Make sure you stop by the Global Design Project to see the inspiration of the Design Team and see all the challenge entries. I decided to use the Lift Me Up bundle along with the Woodland Textured Impressions Folder for my entry into the challenge.   I… Read more »