Faded Smudge

Faded Smudge Here’s a technique you can use with Glossy Card. I call it the Faded Smudge Technique and it’s super easy after embossing an image on your Glossy Card. Use it as a focal piece or for a whole card front, the possibilities are endless. This is the first card I made using this technique and I used Pool Party, Bermuda Bay and Island Indigo. Always start withe the lightest colour first which goes in the middle and creates… Read more »

Swipe Glossy Card

Swipe Glossy Card I’m so thrilled we have the Glossy Card back in our Stampin’ Up! Castalogue. Over the next little while I will bring you some technique videos using Glossy Card. Today’s is the Swipe Glossy Card Technique and it’s so very easy. Here’s one of the cards I made using this technique. Keep in mind it’s often difficult to capture the colours exactly when photographing cards: Die cutting the sentiment pieces and han cutting the craft pot make… Read more »

Black Magic Technique

Black Magic Technique Black Magic Technique.  This is an easy technique which is very effective for all types of cards but particularly lends itself to masculine cards I think. This technique also works well with flowers so try it with a few different images and stamp sets along with of course your Watercolor Pencils from Stampin’ Up! Watch the video to see more: Don’t miss another video, subscribe today. Thank you for subscribing. I appreciate your support. Just a few… Read more »

Watercolor Wash

Watercolor Wash Watercolor Wash. This video will show you how I made a coloured wash background on this Designer Series Paper. I saw this technique demonstrated by Carolyn Bennie, so thanks to her I’m doing my version for you here today. Would you like to see more card techniques from me? Please subscribe to my channel. Thank you for supporting me. I do appreciate it. Now I know Inside the Lines has retired so try using Just Add Color Designer… Read more »

Global Design Project #089 Daisy Delight

Global Design Project #089  Daisy Delight  Global Design Project #089  Daisy Delight I had fun today creating for the Global Design Project Colour Challenge this week. I decided to use Daisy Delight and the wonderful coordinating Daisy Punch. So for my card for the Global Design Project #089 I decided to use some Watercolor Paper and do a water wash of colour behind my daisies using a Stampin’ Spritzer and Aqua Painter with Calypso Coral. You can never have too… Read more »

Wet Tip Watercolor Pencils Wet Tip Watercolor Pencils. This is a unique technique which won’t damage your watewrcolor pencils. Here’s a look at one of the cards I made using this great and easy technique.     Make sure your Watercolor Pencils are sharp and you have a small amount of clean water available to use. I use tiny recycled round tubs which also have lids. I purchase them from the supermarket. Now watch the video to see how easy it… Read more »

Rustic Country Livin’ Rustic Country Livin’ I decided I had shared lots of feminine cards recently so thought I’d do a masculine themed one instead today. This stamp set and technique could be used for any occasion for a man. You can leave it fairly plain or embellish it with more papers, Linen Thread, Baker’s Twine etc. I love this stamp set for cards as it’s quite versatile. The guitar image in the set is great for the music buffs… Read more »

Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies This is a fun technique which will add depth and great effect to your cards and is just another way to use your dies. Watch the video to find out more: My apologies if there was an annoying sound in the background. When I shot this video it was an extremely hot day and I had a fan going without realising the video would pick up the sound. Anyway I hope you… Read more »

Erasing Part of a Stamped Image Erasing Part of a Stamped Image. This video will show you how to ink up a stamped image and erase part of the colour using a Blender Pen and replacing the erased colour with another colour. You could do this on almost any card but it works best on Watercolor Paper of Shimmery White Card. Watch how easy it is. Don’t miss any more of my technique videos Thanks so much for supporting me by subscribing…. Read more »

Stamped Image with Blender Pen Technique Video Stamped Image with Blender Pen Technique Video This is a fun little technique which is easy to do. I don’t have a finished card to show you but you can see the sample further on in the post. Don’t miss another of my technique videos Thanks for subscribing. I appreciate your support This easy technique just requires some Watercolor Paper or you could use Shimmery White too. If you used normal card stock, just… Read more »