Welcome to the Go for Greece Blog Hop June, full of inspiration, just for you. I’m so privileged to be part of this wonderful group of international demonstrators. So hop along and be inspired. Go for Greece Blog Hop June I had a bit of fun today playing with Animal Outing and made a Hippo Card. This card features Stampin’ Blends and colouring on Shimmery Whisper White. This is such a cute bundle and this week I’m using it to make baby… Read more »

Wild About You

Do you sometimes need a cute card for a loved one? Wild About You is just that, oh so cute. Well, I think so anyway. Wild About You I have used the Clear Mount Stamp Set for this card and lots of layers. Use Stampin’ Blends to colour in the images after stamping them in Memento Tuxedo Black. I used Shimmery White card but Thick Whisper White card would work well too. I’ve used a mirror stamping technique with the Stamparatus,… Read more »

Varied Vases Stamparatus

Last week I shared a Varied Vases card for the Super Boss Day Blog Hop. So, today I thought I’d share the video of how I made the card in Varied Vases Stamparatus. Firstly, though I have to share an update on the Super Heros Cake Toppers. I think it turned out really well, don’t you? My daughter and her friend made and decorated the cake. I just made and supplied the cake toppers. Varied Vases Stamparatus Here’s another look at… Read more »

You Can Make It Waterfront

I have two more cards from my You Can Make It Waterfront Live with Libby on Tuesday and an edited version of the video, for you today. Did you see the two cards I posted on my blog here on Thursday? They are from the same set and made during this video. I share tips on: Stamping your envelope and the inside of the card in one motion Ways to store your stamps when you’re busy and don’t want to stop… Read more »

Nature

Today’s Freshly Brewed Blog Hop is to do with Nature. So hop along with everyone and be inspired. Nature For this post, I have gone back to a favourite, Petal Palette and petals and More Thinlit Dies. I’ve actually CASEd the catalogue, check out page 119 to see the catalogue photo. I have added my own touches to it. The card I have used s Whisper White, Pool Party, Crumb Cake, Calypso Coral and Mossy Meadow. Basic Pearl Jewels are coloured with… Read more »

You Can Make It

Stampin’ Up! have listened to many of us and come up with the You Can Make It Bundle. Now you can buy everything in the bindle using just one order number. You don’t get a discount on these bundles but, how good is it you just need the one order number? My Live with Libby last Tuesday featured this very same Bundle of Daisy Delight. Now of course, if you have some of the products, that’s OK just buy the products… Read more »

In Stitches

This card and a couple of others have been so much fun to make. I’ve called this one In Stitches. It uses the Stitched All Around Stamp Set and the Stitched Labels Framelits Dies which come as a bundle for 10% off. In Stitches The background was achieved by scribbling Stampin’ Write Markers on an acrylic block, spritzing it with water and flipping the block and stamping down on the Shimmery White Card. I mopped up excess water with a paper… Read more »

Sentiments & Punches Tips

I did an impromptu Live With Libby yesterday with Sentiments and Punches Tips. I share tips on the following: Choosing an appropriate punch for a sentiment Colouring ribbon Different ways to use Designer Series Paper on a card Easily attaching a sentiment and doily at the same time Sentiments and Punches Tips I shared this card a short while back and offered a FREE written tutorial, you can see the post here and of course, download the tutorial or you can watch… Read more »

Masked Masking Technique

I was fiddling around on the weekend with my masks and thought I could try a bit of a different technique which I have called Masked Masking Technique. It’s probably been done before by someone else as all things seem to come and go in time. Masked Masking Technique This card uses Flirty Flamingo and Pool Party. The shimmery White Embossing Paste has Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Write Marker ink added to it on the Silicon Craft Sheet. Here’s a closer view:… Read more »

ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop

Welcome to the ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop for the 2018 – 2019 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue. ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop This was my first Impossible Card which uses Animal Outing and Birthday Background. I felt the ‘streamers’ from Birthday Background could look vine vines in a jungle so stamped them in Old Olive on the Old Olive card I also used the ‘speckle’ image from the same set and added it randomly to the card…. Read more »