Smoosh Christmas

I shared yesterday a technique I called Watercolor Smoosh and two of the cards made. Today’s post Smoosh Christmas shares the third card. This one was done on Watercolor Paper and the Clear Block with Lemon Lime Twist and Emerald Envy. I turned it into a Smoosh Christmas Card. Smoosh Christmas I thought the Watercolor Smoosh background resembled a type of wreath or holly bush. I know it’s probably a reach but hey, I tried. Anyway I combined it with some Berry… Read more »

Watercolor Smoosh

Welcome to another Thursday Video. Today we’re playing with the technique I have called Watercolor Smoosh. It’s lots of fun but you may get a bit inky. You wouldn’t be having fun if you didn’t get inky, right? Watercolor Smoosh Now on the video I didn’t have finished cards to show but said I’d add them to my post, so here is the one done on the Glossy Card card with the Watercolor Smoosh one on the baking paper. I love the… Read more »

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 »

Do You Repeat?

Weird question, I hear you say. Do You Repeat? Well honestly I couldn’t think of what else to call this post. I’ve done some repeat stamping to show how I featured it as part of a colour combo challenge at Colour Inkspirations. It is a Facebook Group. It’s open to anyone who would like to participate in a colour combination challenges. You don’t need a blog or web site, just go to the group and see what the current challenge is…. Read more »

DelightfulDaisy_Thankyou_Stampin'Blends

RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends I’m really excited to be part of this international RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends. In case you haven’t hear Stampin’ Blends are Stampin’ Up!’s new alcohol based markers. So take the tour and be inspired. I’m sure you’l want them all by the end of the tour. I found it a bit difficult to decide on a project for today as I tend to love using the Stampin’ Blends. It’s not… Read more »

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge 1

This week the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge has 3 lovely colours to use. I have combined the colours with some Watercolor Paper and some silver to Add A Little Glitz. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project to see the inspiration from the Design Team. Have a look at all the other projects in the challenge as well, while you’re there. I must admit I was a little stumped to start with. Then had this idea of… Read more »

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest 1

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest I just love Painted Harvest stamp set and love that I can participate in this challenge at What Will You Stamp Make sure you visit the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest Blog to see the inspiration from the Design Team and visit the blogs of the other participants in the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest challenge. Here’s my card for WWYS #142 Painted Harvest. I’ve used Sweet Sugarplum, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Wild Wasabi to make the card front…. Read more »

Deck The Halls

Deck The Halls My card for the Holidays today is Deck The Halls ready for Christmas. The card I have is a CASE from the Holiday Catalogue. I’m sure you’ll like. It would make a great masculine card or change the Designer Series Paper and ink colours to make a more feminine looking card. I’ve used some Designer Series Paper from Merry Little Christmas. You could swap it out for any of the Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs. There are… 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 »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards So today the Latte Girls are having some fun with Shaker Cards. I’m sure you’ll be inspired by Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards. These cards are both fun to make and for the recipient to receive. Fun Happy Mail has to put a smile on your dial. See what the Latte Girls have to share by visiting all the blogs in the hop: Leonie Schroder Libby Dyson – You are here… Read more »