Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies This is a fun technique which will add depth and great effect to your cards and is just another way to use your dies. Watch the video to find out more: My apologies if there was an annoying sound in the background. When I shot this video it was an extremely hot day and I had a fan going without realising the video would pick up the sound. Anyway I hope you… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Baby Wipe Technique Video Baby Wipe Technique Video. This is my version of how to do this technique which has been around for a long time. Although the photo of my project doesn’t show the differences in colours much, the actual project looks amazing using this technique. Don’t miss another of my technique videos Thank you for subscribing. I appreciate your support. Did you like my version of this technique? I think I’ll try it again with some varying colours… 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 »

Techniques With Scissors Video Techniques With Scissors Video will show you a number of different techniques you can achieve using your scissors instead of investing in expensive distressing tools. Thank you for subscribing to my Chanel. So, lots of different ways to use your scissors. Don’t buy expensive distressing tools when you can achieve the same if not better results with your scissors. I decided to use one of the techniques I demonstrated to make this card giving it a vintage… 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 »