Freshly Brewed Retiring Papers Freshly Brewed Retiring Papers. Welcome to another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop with the Latte Girls. Today we’re focusing on Designer Series Papers which will retire on 31st May 2017. I just love this 6″ x 6″ DSP Stack. It has been so versatile. I’ve used it for Scrapbook Pages, 3D projects as well as card. Here I have used 2 different pieces on the front of the card and if you turn the spotted one over you get… 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 »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – High Tide Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – High Tide – we’re all sharing inspiration created from this set. It’s a photopolymer stamp set which can be multi-stepped or single, it’s up to you. Great for inspirational cards and for masculine cards. Make sure you see the inspiration shared by the other Latte Girls. I just love the Serene Scenery DSP Stack and it retires soon. I’ve used one of the 6″ x 6″… 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 »

This week’s Latte Girls Team Blog Hop features Numbers. I hope you visit the rest of the blogs in the hop to see their Numerical inspiration. Numbered Birthday Stampin’ Up! have some great products for making Numbered Birthday cards and I’ve used a set today, called Number of Years which comes as a bundle at present and is therefore 10% cheaper until 31st May 2017, as well as the Layering Circle Dies.   So, this is a bit of a… 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 »

This week the Latte Girls have a fun Colour Challenge for you. Colour Challenge Aren’t these colours just gorgeous together? I added some Whisper White card and that was all I needed to create today’s card. I’ve also used Avant Garden which is a FREE product from Sale-A-Bration when you purchase A$90. Using Stampin’ Write Markers to colour your stamps before stamping is a great technique to use when you want different parts of your image in different colours. Another… Read more »

Hey Chick!! Did you know Easter is coming? Well the Latte Girls hope to inspire you today with some projects just for Easter using the Sale-A-Bration stamp set called Hey Chick!! Hey Chick! Easter is coming…. Hey Chick has to be one of my favourites from this year’s sale-A-Bration offerings. I just had to make a cheeky looking card. I’ve used my Stamp-A-Ma_Jig and Black Archival Ink Pad to stamp the chicks head and partial body around the Shimmery White… Read more »