Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Christmas Trees Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree …. something tells me the Latte Girls are going to inspire you with Christmas trees today. Now, this Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Christmas Trees will probably give you cause to spend some money on Stampin’ Up! product (which can be purchased from my Online Store) you need to buy from the Holiday Catalogue 🙂 Make sure you check all the blogs in the hop: Leonie Schroder Libby… Read more »

Faux Watercoloring

Faux Watercoloring Did you see the Faux Watercoloring in the above image? It’s so much fun to do and very easy as well. You can do it with any stamp set you like on Watercolor Paper. Here’s my sample card made before I did the Video Tutorial on Faux Watercoloring: Can you see those little splotches of faded out colour on the card front? Well that’s the Faux Watercoloring technique shown in the video. Faux Watercoloring Enjoy the video? Learn something new? Please… Read more »

Today I’m getting back to mu blog challenges with At Home With You! challenge from WWYS #134 // At Home With You. I had visions of making a heap of these cards now we’ve moved house and just letting people know our new address. So this challenge came just at the right time. At Home With You! I played around with different colours and papers and decided the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack was the way to go. Here’s my… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Birthdays

Welcome to another Blog Hop with the Latte Girls sharing Freshly Brewed Birthdays inspiration and I’m sure the other girls have something special to inspire you. Freshly Brewed Birthdays Birthday’s are special and I like to make special cards for special people to remind them they’re valued and their birthday is an occasion to celebrate. I decided to use Birthday Blooms and some Watercolor Paper. I’ve actually done some Faux Watercolouring here and used an old favourite – the Pansy Punch… Read more »

Today I’m bringing you a Watercolor Technique Sentiments video tutorial. Now I have done this before, some time ago and thought I’d do another using current colours and give you a couple of extra tips to save product when making your projects Watercolor Technique Sentiments So, I demonstrate with the large floral stamp from Birthday Blooms, however you could use any stamp which suits the occasion. The sentiments in this stamp set also suit a number of occasions. It’s a good… Read more »

OK, so today should be the Freshly Brewed Blog Hop. However, I’m unable to participate so I thought I’d bring you a special offer – Embossing Paste Bundle. Embossing Paste Bundle Now, embossing paste is a new product from Stampin’ Up! in the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue. I’ve made a number of videos using the paste and really as a product, I love it. See these video tutorials here: Embossing Paste How To Colouring Embossing Paste (Video) Glitter Embossing Paste… Read more »

WatercolorSeasons

Today I have a change of pace and am heading back to a watercolor technique with Thinking Watercolor. This is a very easy technique which doesn’t require many supplies and could be used for any type of card. Thinking Watercolor I will be making a video tutorial on this technique soon so you will be able to see how easy it is to do. Here’s how to make the card: Cut A4 card (Bermuda Bay) in 1/2 then score at 10.5cm… Read more »

Wood Words I have a couple of friends undergoing treatment for various cancers at the moment and I decided I’d make this card using Wood Words Stamp Set and Wood Textured designer Series Paper Stack. I used the Basic Black Archival ink as I used Ink Pads and a Blender Pen to colour the flowers, leaves and flower centres. The Archival Inks are perfect for this technique. Here’s my card: I understand it may be a bit difficult to see the… Read more »

Colouring Embossing Paste

Colouring Embossing Paste This post will share one of the cards I made in the Colouring Embossing Paste post with video a short while back. You can see the video here. The card features Embossing Paste coloured with a Soft Suede Marker which has been scribbled on Stampin’ Up!’s Silicon Craft Sheet. The video showed 3 different ways of colouring Embossing Paste which you may view here. It’s worth purchasing some Embossing Paste and having a ‘play’ with it to… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Sentiments

Freshly Brewed Sentiments Welcome to another Latte Girls Blog Hop and this week it is Freshly Brewed Sentiments. I decided to use the stamp set Bright Wishes. I have a couple of friends who are battling Cancer and I like to send them cards which are bright and cheery but also have some meaning to them. Now make sure you check out the other blogs in the hop after reading my post: Leonie I had fun making this card. It’s… Read more »