Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop – this  is a gorgeous NEW suite of products and we can give you a peek at them now during the ESAD Blog Hop. You’ll be amazed at the effects you can achieve with this suite. You can choose to order bundles with FREE product, see below for more details. Don’t forget if you order online, to use the  HOSTESS CODE ( NN27SQJQ), to receive and extra little gift from me. So… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Retired Stamps Freshly Brewed Projects Retired Stamps “All good things must come to an end”, penned by Geoffrey Chaucer in his poem Troilus and Criseyde. This time every year Stampin’ Up! are about ready to release a new catalogue, so many products become retired. Today the Latte Girls are focusing on Retired Stamps and whilst you need to buy products while stocks last, many are still available at bargain prices. Make sure you visit the other blogs… Read more »

High Tide Again High Tide Again. When you make one card using a set, why not make a second while you have the set out? Right? So, that’s what I did here. I made one yesterday for the Latte Girls Freshly Brewed Blog Hop yesterday. Here’s a close up view of the Lighthouse. I’ve stamped the Lighthouse in Marina Mist using both the shadow and whole image stamps available in the set and then hand cut the Lighthouse and mounted it on… 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 »

Vellum Stamp Layering Video Vellum Stamp Layering Video – this video will show you how using just one ink colour and layering your images can give you quite a bit of depth and alternate colours in your project. You can use this technique with any multi-step stamping set and it would work particularly well with clear mount or wood mount stamps as well as the photopolymer stamps. Watch the video to see how easy it is:  I hope you don’t… Read more »

Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles sounds like someone is having a birthday and they’ve invited me for Cake and Coffee. Well it’s not quite my birthday yet but the Latte Girls are celebrating this week with all things Cake and Candles. I have a sneak peek of some new products in this post This is a set called Birthday Delivery Stamp Set #143660 which has 23 photopolymer stamps in the set. Combine this… Read more »

Freshly Brewed is Stamping Your Background Freshly Brewed is Stamping Your Background  and we have had lots of fun doing it. You know stamps can be used for backgrounds as well as an image on your card? Well the Latte Girls are going to WOW you today with stamped backgrounds. You can have so much fun playing with stamps to create your own backgrounds, not just for cards, but for wrapping paper, boxes and lots more. Make sure you check out… Read more »

Easter Gift Bag with the Gift Bag Punch Board This Easter Gift Bag made with the Gift Bag Punch Board is quick and easy to make and will be a treat treasured by those who receive it. Just add a tag or card and you’re set. You could fit quite a bit in this Gift Bag such as chocolates, Easter eggs or a larger egg or other gift for any occasion. I hope you enjoyed that video and subscribe to my… Read more »

This week’s blog hop is all about ‘Embellishments’. Let’s see what inspiration the Latte Girls can share with you. Now don’t forget to visit Leonie and Narelle’s blogs to see what inspiration they have for you. Freshly Brewed Embellishments Do you love embellishments? The Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment kit is awesome and, team that with the Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack and you can come up with a birthday card. This card came together quite quickly using the… Read more »

Watercolor Wash with Delicate Details Here’s another technique Video today and today I’m using Delicate Details with a Watercolor Wash. I’ve also used Avant Garden on one of the cards. Both Delicate Details and Avant Garden will be retiring on 31st March 2017 as Sale-A-Bration ends. So get them before they’re gone. Don’t be like this 🙂 Place an order for A$90 before shipping and choose 1 FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure (products available only while stocks last). I’ll… Read more »