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 Birthday

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 »

WWYS #106 Delicate Details Delicate Details has to be one of my favourites from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure and I have a card which features most of these stamps so I thought it would be a good entry for WWYS #106 Delicate Details this week. Make sure you have a look at the WWYS Blog to see all the inspiration from the Design Team and the other entries in the challenge. Now I did feature this card and another similar in… Read more »

Birthdays & Cake I do love Birthdays and of course Cake. This week I’ve incorporated Birthdays and Cake with Tassels. The Latte Girls are featuring Birthdays & Cake in the blog hop this week. Make sure you visit Leonie and Narelle’s blogs and leave a comment on their inspiration which they share. It’s always amazing and well worth the visit. I used the Cupcakes and Carousels Embellishment Kit from the Occasions Catalogue. Here’s a photo of what’s included in the kit. I… Read more »

Twist & Pop Card a Winner!! This is another of the cards we made in our monthly Technique Class last week. It’s a Twist & Pop Card and once you have a few useful tips, it’s a very easy card to make. This one is made with Island Indigo and Whisper White card stock with some ink distressing around all the edges of the Whisper White card pieces with Stampin’ Sponges or Sponge Daubers. The ladies ‘built’ a garden scene… Read more »

Last Chance to Grab Sale-A-Bration Products Welcome to another fantastic blog hop courtesy of ESAD and Sale-A-Bration. You’ve probably arrived from the lovely Monique Fielder’s blog. Didn’t you just love her inspiration? Can you believe these wonderful FREE products leave us at the end of the month? Don’t leave your A$90 purchases until the last-minute. Grab these FREE Sale-A-Bration products while stocks last. It was hard to decide on one product so I combines three of my favourite products. So, here’s my… Read more »