Here’s a new technique that is quite easy but very effective. You simply stamp with Versamark Ink, add White embossing powder, heat set and colour. It’s that simple. I also stamped the indie of the cards and the envelopes. Products used: Stamp Set – Flower Shop Embossing – Embossing Buddy, Heat Tool & White Stampin’ Emboss Powder Ink – Coastal Cabana and Versamark Pad Card – Basic Black and Whisper White Blendabilities – Rich Razzleberry and Coastal Cabana Sponge Daubers… Read more »

Hello, I’m back with Monday Makes after a short break. This week I have focused on the stamp set Sketched Birthday. It’s a set I’ve had for a little while but haven’t used much. So I have 3 cards to share with you as well as the insides of the cards and the envelopes. I hope you like what I have created with this stamp set. This card used: Stamp Set – Sketched Birthday Card – Basic Grey and Whisper… Read more »

Here’s another sneak peek using the new Amazing Birthday stamp set from the 2014 – 2015 Inspire, Create, Share Catalogue due out on 1 July 2014. This photo doesn’t really show the little birthday cake that ‘pops’ up, so here’s another view of the front of the card. Products used: Stamp set – Amazing Birthday Card – Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla Ribbon – Bermuda Bay 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon Markers – Bermuda Bay and Melon Mambo Ink – Bermuda Bay and… Read more »

My apologies, this is such a late post today. However, I have a sneak peek for you. I can’t show you the stamp set but I can show you what I made with it and tell you what it’s called. so, without further ado here is Monday Makes for today.   Products used: Stamps – Amazing Birthday and Gorgeous Grunge Ink – Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie and Crumb Cake Markers – Basic Black and Pumpkin Pie Big Shot – Banners… Read more »

I’m sharing another 2 cards that were made in one of my monthly Stamp Groups. We had fun with gold embossing, vellum and gold sequins.   This one is a Vellum Purse Card. The front is a little pocket with the sequins acting as a “strap” to pull the message out from inside. The message is gold embossed on the Gold Foil Card. Stamps:  Delightful Dozen Ink:  VersaMark Cardstock Whisper White Gold Fancy Foil Designer Vellum Stripe and Gold Foil… Read more »

As promised I’m back again today with a quick video tutorial on how to do the Poppin’ Butterflies technique that is featured in one of my Convention swaps and in my post from yesterday. Measurements for the card are: Real Red – 29.5 x 21 folded down the centre Basic Black – 14.2cm x 10cm Whisper White – 13.2cm x 9cm Scraps of Basic Black (for label) and Whisper White (for label and stamping 2 butterflies) Products used today are: Card… Read more »

This week I’m at the South Pacific Stampin’ Up! Convention in Melbourne, Victoria. What a great time we’re having. Apart from meeting many online friends we also get to swap. I thought I’d share 1 of my swaps with you today and you can pop back tomorrow to see the video tutorial of how to do the technique. It’s not a new technique – it’s been around for ages, however I’m not sure who the originator is. If it’s you,… Read more »

Last week I showed you one of the projects we made at my monthly Friday Stamp Group using the Envelope Punch Board and projects from Class in a Flash. Well I have another couple of projects to share with you this week. This lovely card look more difficult than it really is and features a lovely bow using the Envelope Punch Board. There’s also the gorgeous DSP – Modern Medley and the use of the Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch… Read more »

I bet that got your attention 🙂 As I said earlier in the week, I have had this stamp set for a while and haven’t used it much. I shared 2 cards on Monday that I made and used for my Stamp-A-Stack class today. Now I have the third card in the set and it’s a card suitable for a male. It was also a card made at my Stamp-A-Stack class this week. Recipe: Card – Soft Suede and Very… Read more »

Monday Makes is back, however Leonie is taking a little break. She has the Stampin’ Up! Grand Vacation coming up and then there’s the South Pacific Stampin’ Up! Convention in Melbourne. Hopefully she’ll be back on deck in June. In the meantime I’m going it alone and I hope you like what I bring you. I was perusing my stamp sets and looked at Hello, Lovely and realised I’d hardly used it. So I have 2 cards for you today… Read more »