Marker Watercolour Background Don’t you just love a quick and easy background to enhance your card making? Marker Watercolour Background is just one such technique, that you need to try. I’ve used the 2016 – 2018 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers of Sweet Sugarplum, Peekaboo Peach and Dapper Denim for the background on this card. I added a layer of Sweet Sugarplum behind the Shimmery White background piece and I think it gives the whole card a 3D effect. A… Read more »

Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree Are you part of my Virtual Classroom? If you were you would have a Video tutorial on this Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree card and all the instructions to make it. New classes coming  monthly, so keep an eye out for information or better still, sign up for my Newsletter so you won’t miss any announcements. Now, I will tell you I have used Mint Macaron Classic Stampin’ Pad… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Shimmer Do you like shimmer? Do you like glimmer? I’ve combined both with this gorgeous technique Watercolor Pencil Shimmer. Another technique to use your Watercolor Pencils with and this technique gives your card lots of pretty sparkle. Now this technique is quite simple plus I share some tips on using less ribbon to tie a knot, adding Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of your Dragonflies and how to make a ‘rectangle’ for your Shimmery Watercolor Pencil background. Just… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Don’t you just love the Watercolor Pencils and all the techniques you can use them for. They’ve opend up so many variations. So, today’s post is about Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background and involves laying down colour and then spritzing with water. Here’s a sample: You’ll love how easy this technique is and the extra tips I give you to make your card making easier. If you don’t have the Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils yet, you need… Read more »

This week’s blog hop is all about ‘Embellishments’. Let’s see what inspiration the Latte Girls can share with you. Now don’t forget to visit Leonie and Narelle’s blogs to see what inspiration they have for you. Freshly Brewed Embellishments Do you love embellishments? The Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment kit is awesome and, team that with the Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack and you can come up with a birthday card. This card came together quite quickly using the… Read more »

Watercolor Wash with Delicate Details Here’s another technique Video today and today I’m using Delicate Details with a Watercolor Wash. I’ve also used Avant Garden on one of the cards. Both Delicate Details and Avant Garden will be retiring on 31st March 2017 as Sale-A-Bration ends. So get them before they’re gone. Don’t be like this 🙂 Place an order for A$90 before shipping and choose 1 FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure (products available only while stocks last). I’ll… Read more »

Yummy Tummy Birthday Yummy Tummy Birthday is another card I was asked by a friend to make two cards for boys who will be turning 3 shortly. I’ve already shared one of the cards previously and here’s the second card. Yummy In My Tummy is a gorgeous stamp set featuring very friendly looking monsters. The Large Number Framelit Dies came in handy to die cut the numeral 3 from Real Red card stock and the balloons were punched out using… Read more »

WWYS #108 // Dragonfly Dreams  Time for another challenge post and this week I’m participating in What Will You Stamp’s Challenge #108 using the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set. I just love this set. It’s so versatile and who doesn’t like Dragonflies?  Now, I’ve tried a new technique today called Reinker Rainbow and I’ll have a video on how to do it tomorrow. I’ve used one of the pieces I made for a background for today’s card. The Dragonfly is cut… Read more »

Laying Down Colour – Blender Pen Technique This is a technique I did a Video for, for my Watercolor Bundle Virtual Class. It’s a really easy technique to do but quite effective. Using the technique, you can actually make your own colours using Stampin’ Up!’s Watercolor Pencils. So, it’s fun to mix the colours just to see what alternatives you can come up with. Having some Grid Paper under your work definitely helps too. I also drew a faux frame… Read more »

Yummy In My Tummy with Watercolor Pencils I had so much fun creating this Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil card for a friend. There was a lot of masking involved before the fun part of colouring.  It’s a bit difficult to see in the photo but there is some shading in this gorgeous little monster. The Large Number Framelit Dies came in handy to die cut the numeral 3 from Real Red card stock and the balloons were punched… Read more »