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 »

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 »

Global Design Project #GDP076 It’s the weekend and I’m participating in the Global Design Project Challenge again. It’s case the designer this week and we’re casing the lovely Kylie Bertucci. Here’s the card we’re casing: Now I have a dear friend who is battling cancer and I try to send her a hand-made card each week. So I decided to use Kylie’s card as some inspiration. So here’s my card designed to lift her spirits; I did quite a bit… Read more »

This is one of the card we’re making in my Technique Class today. The technique class runs on the first Saturday of every month. The technique for this month is the Twist & Pop Card. The cards look fantastic in real life and are easy to make once you have mastered a couple of tricks. Here’s the inside: It looks great when the recipient opens it and this ‘twists & pops’ out to reveal the inside. Now this card will… Read more »

The ladies received a set of Watercolor Pencils, a Clear Mount Case to keep them in and a Template to slide inside the case. This means if they decide to leasve their pencils out of the box, they still have all the necessare information on the Clear Mount Case. So, the card above was the first card they made and the easiest of the four techniques. This card uses the Woodland Textured Impressions Folder and another watercolor Pencil Technique. Wouldn’t this… Read more »