Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Well, today was huge as we celebrated Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea at my place with a class and a retired stock sale. A BIG Thank You to: Christine Edwards – Your Body Shop At Home Consultant for her wonderful donation of 2 great products, worth about $40  towards the door prizes Glenda Von Wooten for her donation and making of the morning tea and lunch Bob Dyson for all his help during the week and today   My huge thanks to… Read more »

Did you win the Stamparatus

Well, it’s been a very busy week. Today my post is a celebration as someone won something. I am focusing on – Did you win the Stamparatus Did you win the Stamparatus So, huge Congratulations to Kathy House who indeed did win the Stamparatus as chosen by Random.org. Kathy will collect her Stamparatus on Saturday at my Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea Event. Now the Stamparatus will be available from June 1st and I will be offering sign ups for Online Classes… Read more »

Stained Glass Dragonfly

Stained Glass Dragonfly Stained Glass Dragonfly Today I bring you another card made in a class recently. This class had a focus on Watercolor Pencil Techniques and we only just touched the surface of all the techniques you can do with Watercolor Pencils. So this technique is the Stained Glass Technique. Here is my card: The card base is Basic Black and then we have sandwiched a piece of Vellum and Whisper White together and then adhered it to the… Read more »

Shaded Bees

Shaded Bees Shaded Bees. Here’s another card from one of my classes. This one features Watercolor Pencils with adding colour for depth and for shading. The bees from Dragonfly Dreams are perfect for learning these easy techniques. My card has the Bees stamped on the first layer which was then run through the Big Shot with the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impressions Folder. I added half a Gold Doily under the bee layer. The Bees were coloured with Daffodil Delight and… Read more »

Perfume Anyone?

Perfume Anyone? Perfume Anyone? Again, this card was part of a class using the Lift Me Up Stamp Set and Up & Away Thinlit Dies. This time we used the Thinlit Dies to create a perfume atomiser for a birthday card. It’s always good to try different ways of using dies and worth ‘thinking outside the box’ to see what you can come up with. We made the tassel from Thick Baker’s Twine and adhered it to the card front…. Read more »

B Happy Dragonfly Dreams

B Happy Dragonfly Dreams B Happy Dragonfly Dreams This is a bright and uplifting card which is easy to make with the right Stampin’ Up! products. Here’s the sample I made before the Video. Watch the video to see what I used and how I put it together. I will give you some tips below and in the ‘Products’ section will add some alternative products to those that have retired. Don’t miss another videoin this series. Subscribe today!! Thank you for… Read more »

Sponge Brayer Dragonfly Dreams Sponge Brayer Dragonfly Dreams. This post will show you how to combine some sponger brayering with Copper Foil and Copper Emboss Powder to make a great card. I know the Designer Series Paper is now retired so consider replacing it with  Just Add Color Designer Series Paper which is available in the new Annual Catalogue. Watch the video to see what I did and also get a few tips as well. You don’t want to miss… Read more »

Delighted With Daisies

Delighted With Daisies Delighted With Daisies The Delightful Daisy Suite is one of my favourites from the current 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue. It’s a very versatile suite, especially if you buy the stamp set and punch bundle and add the Faceted Gems and the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper. Simple, quick and quite easy. You can achieve a similar look by layering and generational stamping. Add a bold sentiment and banner cut the solid colour and you have a lovely… Read more »

Dragonfly Dreams Just For You 2

Dragonfly Dreams Just For You Dragonfly Dreams Just For You This is a beautiful bundle which should be on everybody’s shopping list. It’s an extremely versatile set and can be used for many different occasions. This video will show you one way of using this set. Whilst it may look complicated, you can watch the video to see how to make it. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel to see more in this series Thank you for supporting me by subscribing Now… Read more »

Blender Pen Shading

Blender Pen Shading Blender Pen Shading. The video for this post will show you how to achieve shading on your images using your Blender Pen. Using your Blender Pen to create different looks and employing them in different techniques will open up so many more possibilities with your stamped and coloured images. I’ve used my Blender Pen for many techniques, just scroll through my blog posts or videos. Anyway back to today’s project, here is my one and only sample… Read more »