Colour INKspiration #22 & #23 Welcome to Libby Stampz and a Colour INKspiration Blog Hop !  It’s Wednesday night and  I’m joining up with the crew to be a guest designer for the 22nd & 23rd Colour INKspiration Challenge. Just in case you haven’t heard, Colour INKspiration Challenges are on Facebook and there are two challenges every month.  Join us on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month for a brand new colour palette. Colour INKspiration #22 It’s my younger brother’s 60th Birthday soon, so I thought… Read more »

Watercolor Embossing Folder

Watercolor Embossing This Watercolor Embossing is a fun technique. You can use both sides of your embossing folder to yield two different looks. Clean up is easy and you don’t need much in the way of equipment to do the technique. The card below was one I made from the embossed side of the Embossing Folder, Petal Burst which I used. I speak in the video of how to tell the difference between the embossed and debossed sides of your embossing… Read more »

Happy Birthday Gorgeous

Gorgeous Happy Birthday – Quick & Easy Card Tutorial Today’s card I’ve called Gorgeous Happy Birthday as that’s the stamp set we’re using. I think you’ll find today’s card suitable for a male with the colours I’ve used, even though it has flowers on it. I’ll give you some other colour combinations you could use at the end of the post which will still use Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper. You could change the stamp to the balloons and stamp… Read more »

Cheers To You

Cheers To You Today’s card for the Holidays is Cheers To You which could be used for Birthday, Christmas, New Year or anytime you have to celebrate. This Cheers To You card is very easy to make and I CASED it from the Holiday Catalogue, just tweaking it a bit to suite the supplies I had. The Banner Framelit Dies (Retired) come in handy for this card but aren’t essential. The gorgeous Champagne Foil sheet behind the Year of Cheer Designer Series… Read more »

Star Topped Package Solution2

Star Topped Package Solution Today’s video is a Star Topped Package Solution for a jar. The one I have made looks suitable for a male but change the colours and even the stamp set to make one suitable for a female. We do use the Envelope Punch Board to help create this fun Star Topped Package Solution. You need it to create that ‘frill’ type look at the top where you tie the ribbon. I will place all the instructions below the… Read more »

Bloomin' Birthday

Bloomin’ Birthday Today’s Quick & Easy Card is Bloomin’ Birthday using Birthday Blooms stamp set and Stampin’ Blends. These new alcohol based markers make tonal colouring so easy, even I could do it. As I’ve said many a time, I failed colouring in at school and really didn’t like it much but these Stampin’ Blends make it a pleasure. They also make for a very quick and easy card for Bloomin’ Birthday. If you decide to download and use the tutorial, an… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – 4-for-1 Masked Cards Welcome to another Latte Girls Freshly Brewed Blog Hop doing 4 for 1 Masked Cards this week and I think you’ll be surprised at the creative projects we share. Make sure you check the other blogs in the hop: Leonie Narelle Sandie Now, as the theme suggests we use one mask and create four cards from it. I watched Jennifer McGuire’s video on this technique. Looked easy, however I struggled to… Read more »

Time To Celebrate Shaker Note Card Today we’re celebrating birthdays with Time To Celebrate Shaker Note Card which could also be used for Christmas or other celebrations by just changing the colours. The Note Cards are an ideal way to make this card and are on SALE at the moment. Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes #131527 are Price: Normally $10.50 NOW $8.93 Psst–do you want to know the easiest way to make a card? Start with Note Cards & Envelopes. They’re ready for… Read more »

D.S.P. Happy Birthday Today’s video shows you how I made a card, D S P Happy Birthday, similar to the one above using Wood Words and Whole Lot Of Lovely Designer Series Paper. I give you all the measurements and show you how I coloured the images to put this card together. I even show you how I decorate the inside of my card and the outside of the envelope using a piece of designer Series Paper from the same pack…. Read more »

Celebrate D.S.P. For the month of October we will Celebrate D.S.P. Why? Stampin’ Up! have a great promotion going. Buy 3 get 1 FREE (for selected designs). FREE is great isn’t it? Look at what’s on offer: I’ll place a chart at the end of this post but isn’t this a terrific offer? So, for October I’m going to try and post ideas to use your Designer Series Paper and today’s Quick & Easy Tutorial is brought to you with that in… Read more »