Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background. I featured this technique a little while ago but did it again in a Watercolor Pencil Class. It’s very easy and the class participants loved it as their first foray into Watercolor Pencils, Watercolor Paper and Stampin’ Up! Spritzers. You can see how the technique is done here. The Deatiled Dragonfly Thinlits Dies was die cut using Silver Foil and adhered to the front of the card with Glue Dots. The sentiment… 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 »

Freshly Brewed with Just Add Color 1

Freshly Brewed with Just Add Color This week the Latte Girls are bringing you some inspiration focusing on Freshly Brewed with Just Add Color. Now, Just Add Color is another of those Black and White Speciality Designer Series Paper which can be coloured with inks, markers, sponges, sponge brayers or left plain. So many possibilities with this Speciality Designer Series Paper. It would look great made up in treat bags, gift bags or make boxes and other 3D projects from it…. Read more »

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 »