2017/18 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek 2017/18 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek with the members of ESAD. It’s such a great pleassure to be part of this blog hop. All the Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators participating today will just WOW your socks off with their projects. I do hope you hop along and see all the new products from the 2017/18 Annual Catalogue. Here is my first project and it’s a CASE from the new 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue and you can see… Read more »

Lift Your Spirits Lift Your Spirits.  I’ve written posts previously about the cards I share with you today, however today I have a Video tutorial which shows you how to achieve the effect for any cards you make. Versamark ink has been used and Clear Stampin’ Emboss powder on the card with a Copper Foil hot air balloon. I’ve also used one of the pieces from the Up & Away Thinlits dies to stamp the sentiment and adhered it to the… Read more »

Delightful Daisy Thank You Delightful Daisy Thank You I made this card using the NEW Delightful Daisy Suite in the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue. Simply gorgeous watercolour Designer Series Papers, punch, stamp set and of course coordinating card stock and inks. Put this on your Shopping List as you’ll want it all. Here’s my card: Now this card and all the instructions is part of my June Better Than Hallmark Class which will consist of 5 written tutorials with… Read more »

Global Design Project 084 Case the Designer Global Design Project 084 Case the Designer. This week’s challenge is CASE the designer, the wonderful Michelle Last. Such a beautiful card with gorgeous colouring of the bird. Make sure you stop by the Global Design Project to see the inspiration of the Design Team and see all the challenge entries. I decided to use the Lift Me Up bundle along with the Woodland Textured Impressions Folder for my entry into the challenge.   I… Read more »

Thumping Technique Video Thumping Technique Video – this is quite an easy technique which has been done before , however I thought I’d do it with a current stamp set. It is quite effective and can give your solid image stamps a littler different look. Here’s my sample card: This is the Floral Phrases Stamp Set and will be my ‘thank you’ customer cards for April. Here’s the video: I hope you liked the video and it’s the first in my… Read more »

Global Design Project #078 Sketch Challenge Oh do I have you all confused? It’s OK, it’s not the weekend yet!! I just decided to do my challenge post a couple of days early to surprise you. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the inspiration from their design team and the inspiration shared by fellow challenge entrants. This week it’s a deign challenge. Design challenges are great as you can flip them, rotate, do lots of… Read more »

Last Chance to Grab Sale-A-Bration Products Welcome to another fantastic blog hop courtesy of ESAD and Sale-A-Bration. You’ve probably arrived from the lovely Monique Fielder’s blog. Didn’t you just love her inspiration? Can you believe these wonderful FREE products leave us at the end of the month? Don’t leave your A$90 purchases until the last-minute. Grab these FREE Sale-A-Bration products while stocks last. It was hard to decide on one product so I combines three of my favourite products. So, here’s my… Read more »

The ladies received a set of Watercolor Pencils, a Clear Mount Case to keep them in and a Template to slide inside the case. This means if they decide to leasve their pencils out of the box, they still have all the necessare information on the Clear Mount Case. So, the card above was the first card they made and the easiest of the four techniques. This card uses the Woodland Textured Impressions Folder and another watercolor Pencil Technique. Wouldn’t this… Read more »

Dragonfly Dreams Bundle I have simply loved the Dragonfly Dreams Bundle and have made so many cards using it and they’re all different. In my Virtual Classroom I shared 8 cards this month, 4 in files and 4 in videos. Dragonfly Dreams is a must have set as it’s so versatile and who doesn’t like Dragonflies? You can pair the Dragonflies or Bees with almost any sentiment to make a lovely hand-made card. Here’s another card which had a Video… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure today to participate in this International Sale-A-Bration Blog Hop. The theme is Occasions Catalogue /Sale-A-Bration – can’t live without. I just love, love, love the new Watercolor Pencils from the Occasions Catalogue. They can be used with a variety of techniques and give your projects a real colour lift. Have you tried them yet? No. Oh no!! Watch out for my special one-off Watercolor Pencil Class coming in March. It will consist of 4 different techniques with tutorials… Read more »