Freshly Brewed Retiring Papers Freshly Brewed Retiring Papers. Welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop with the Latte Girls. Today we’re focusing on Designer Series Papers which will retire on 31st May 2017. I just love this 6″ x 6″ DSP Stack. It has been so versatile. I’ve used it for Scrapbook Pages, 3D projects as well as card. Here I have used 2 different pieces on the front of the card and if you turn the spotted one over you get… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Double Tag Pocket Card (Video) Double Tag Pocket Card. Can you believe I had this post ready to go in January and never posted it? This is a gorgeous bundle and is on the Retiring List, so make sure you get it while stocks last. I just love the “So In Love” Bundle. You can make so many beautiful projects with it for many different occasions. This one was quite easy. Use a card base and cut 3/4 off the front… Read more »

Vellum Stamp Layering Video Vellum Stamp Layering Video – this video will show you how using just one ink colour and layering your images can give you quite a bit of depth and alternate colours in your project. You can use this technique with any multi-step stamping set and it would work particularly well with clear mount or wood mount stamps as well as the photopolymer stamps. Watch the video to see how easy it is:  I hope you don’t… Read more »

Splattering Technique Video Splattering Technique Video – this video will showcase several forms of splattering to create backgrounds for your card making or other paper craft projects. I used the paint brush or toothbrush splattering as a background to this card which I have made for a friend. I used Berry Burst and Fresh Fig which are 2017 – 2019 In Colors. I’ve then used Sheltering Tree to ‘make a picture’ with Crumb Cake, Tranquil Tide, Berry Burst and Fresh… Read more »

Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles sounds like someone is having a birthday and they’ve invited me for Cake and Coffee. Well it’s not quite my birthday yet but the Latte Girls are celebrating this week with all things Cake and Candles. I have a sneak peek of some new products in this post This is a set called Birthday Delivery Stamp Set #143660 which has 23 photopolymer stamps in the set. Combine this… Read more »

Bunny Box  Bunny Box (Video) is made with the Gift Bag Punch Board and Layering Ovals with a couple of punches as well. I do apologise for the length of the Video, but I wanted to show you all steps. Once you’ve made one the others will follow very quickly. The Blushing Bride Box was my prototype so there are a few blemishes, shall we say. However, by the time I got to the Soft Sky one in the Video I… Read more »