Banner Cut Card Front Banner Cut Card Front This card features a banner cut on the front with some colouring with inks and a blender pen. It was part of my technique class this month making cards using the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). This tool is very under utilised and using it really means you don’t need to spend a heap of money on alternative systems. Here’s the completed card: We stamped the image in Basic Black Archival Ink before… Read more »

Christmas with S.A.M.J. Christmas with S.A.M.J. Last Saturday I held my monthly Technique Class which revolved around using Stampin’ Up!’s Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). The ladies thoroughly enjoyed themselves as we commenced our Christmas Cards for the year with this favourite using Father Christmas So Christmas with S.A.M.J. was achieved by stamping one of the border pieces from the stamp set, then using the S.A.M.J. to place Father Christmas and the other border piece. The border pieces are stamped in Crumb… Read more »

Technique Class Sneak Peek Technique Class Sneak Peek On Saturday I’ll be having another monthly Technique Class where the ladies will be learning a few ways to use the Stamp-A-Ma-Gig tool to make cards. I thought I’d share one of the cards with you today as a bit of a Technique Class Sneak Peek. We used some Designer Series Paper from the Serene Scenery DSP Stack as the basis for our card and we all need ‘Thank You” cards from time… 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 »

Better Than Hallmark My new monthly stamp club is called ‘Better Than Hallmark’. Read on to find out more. How does this work? Your commitment is for the current month only Each month there will be a new bundle You buy the products from my Online store and use the current Hostess Code (NMQXUGGN) I send you enough supplies to make 4 projects using the monthly bundle I email you 5 files containing the instructions for the 4 projects plus… Read more »

Lift Me Up Sweets Last week was the last of my Sale-A-Bration Bundle Virtual Classes and one of the Videos I did for the class was ‘Lift Me Up Sweets”. A box using Sale-A-Bration Carried Away Designer Series Paper and the Lift Me Up Bundle as well as the Thoughtful Banners Bundle and You’re So Sweet stamp set. The Belly Band shows off the hot air balloon from the Lift Me Up Bundle and the sentiment was made using the… Read more »

Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree Are you part of my Virtual Classroom? If you were you would have a Video tutorial on this Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree card and all the instructions to make it. New classes coming  monthly, so keep an eye out for information or better still, sign up for my Newsletter so you won’t miss any announcements. Now, I will tell you I have used Mint Macaron Classic Stampin’ Pad… Read more »

Floral Boutique Gift Box My monthly class ladies will make this gorgeous Floral Boutique Gift Box on Saturday complete with 12 3″ x 3″ or 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm gift cards. I would love at least 1 more person to join my team this week. Be a kit napper; just join for the benefits of what you can get NOW. No pressures to stay on but if you do (and I’d love that), I will help you with whatever you… Read more »

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 »

Dragonfly Water Colour Wash What do you think of my Dragonfly Water Colour Wash card?  I’ve used the Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper and laid down a wash of So Saffron. I then cam in and coloured with an Aqua Painter and used Cucumber Crush; Peekaboo Peach; Calypso Coral and Early Espresso. I coloured the  bee with Daffodil delight from the Watercolor Pencils. The Dragonfly is cut using Copper Foil and then I needed a sentiment. So, I went… Read more »