Quick Gift Card Holder

With the lead up to Christmas and all that means with family and friends, I’m going to add my Facebook Love videos here from earlier in the week on a Thursday. Now, look who I met yesterday. The newest member of the ‘Dyson’ Family. Meet Jacob with his very proud Gran. Quick Gift Card Holder This is the first one I made using the Merry Little Labels stamp set and Everyday Label Punch. I’ve used the Holly Berry Builder Punch… Read more »

ESAD Blog Hop – Stampin’ Blends Oh this ESAD Blog Hop – Stampin’ Blends will rock your socks I’m sure. Be sure to hop around all the blogs so you don’t miss any inspiration. I’ve used Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder with Versamark to stamp my image from Birthday Blooms. Now, I’m no Stampin’ Blends or colouring expert but honestly these Stampin’ Blends make it easy to colour. I have used the Thick Whisper White Card, then Bermuda Bay, Copper Foil and… Read more »

Watercolor Smoosh

Welcome to another Thursday Video. Today we’re playing with the technique I have called Watercolor Smoosh. It’s lots of fun but you may get a bit inky. You wouldn’t be having fun if you didn’t get inky, right? Watercolor Smoosh Now on the video I didn’t have finished cards to show but said I’d add them to my post, so here is the one done on the Glossy Card card with the Watercolor Smoosh one on the baking paper. I love the… Read more »

Do You Repeat?

Weird question, I hear you say. Do You Repeat? Well honestly I couldn’t think of what else to call this post. I’ve done some repeat stamping to show how I featured it as part of a colour combo challenge at Colour Inkspirations. It is a Facebook Group. It’s open to anyone who would like to participate in a colour combination challenges. You don’t need a blog or web site, just go to the group and see what the current challenge is…. Read more »


RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends I’m really excited to be part of this international RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends. In case you haven’t hear Stampin’ Blends are Stampin’ Up!’s new alcohol based markers. So take the tour and be inspired. I’m sure you’l want them all by the end of the tour. I found it a bit difficult to decide on a project for today as I tend to love using the Stampin’ Blends. It’s not… Read more »

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge 1

This week the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge has 3 lovely colours to use. I have combined the colours with some Watercolor Paper and some silver to Add A Little Glitz. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project to see the inspiration from the Design Team. Have a look at all the other projects in the challenge as well, while you’re there. I must admit I was a little stumped to start with. Then had this idea of… Read more »

Watercolor Embossing Folder

Watercolor Embossing This Watercolor Embossing is a fun technique. You can use both sides of your embossing folder to yield two different looks. Clean up is easy and you don’t need much in the way of equipment to do the technique. The card below was one I made from the embossed side of the Embossing Folder, Petal Burst which I used. I speak in the video of how to tell the difference between the embossed and debossed sides of your embossing… Read more »

Lost My Marbles I thought I had Lost My Marbles but it’s OK as I found them in a Clear Wood Mount Stampin’ Up! Case.  I did have a post about this last week but didn’t share exactly how to do it. I’ve used a similar method to my ‘Billie’ Bows to make the bow for this card. I left the ribbon on the spool and snipped off about 10 cm first, then wrapped about 4 or 5 loops around… Read more »

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 »