Community Scrapbook Day Community Scrapbook Day. This is my second post regarding this day. If you missed Tuesday’s Post, you can find it here. Ladies deep in thought about their layouts This was their inspiration A borrowed photo completed this layout This one was still a work in progress Celebrating a birthday and using the NEW Label Me Pretty Bundle The ladies had the opportunity to ‘shop’ from the catalogue AND Rhonda gained her first team member. Welcome Maree to… Read more »

Busby West Community Scrapbooking Day Busby West Community Scrapbooking Day. We had a wonderful day on Sunday, last with the ladies from Busby West school community. My good friend Rhonda Laine (who is a Krafty Owlz Team Member) used it for her business launch. I will bring you some more photos on Thursday. Here is one photo of some of the ladies, working, thinking etc. Rhonda is on the left side of the photo and is taking photos also. Rhonda… Read more »

Lift Me Up Lovely As A Tree Lift Me Up Lovely As A Tree This card uses retiring In Color, Mint Macaron, and the Lift Me Up bundle. Now the bundle, which gives you a 10% discount, is retiring however the individual items, stamp set and thinlit dies, will be available separately in the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue. Watch the video to see how I achieved this look. Videos are published 3 times per week, don’t miss another one…. 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 »

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 »

Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading (Video) Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading. This post will show you how I used the Watercolor Pencils with this ever so cute stamp set called Yummy In My Tummy which is soon to retire. I use the Masking Technique with Watercolor Pencils to achieve this shaded look of these cute monsters from Yummy in My Tummy. Watch the video to see how I achieved it. Don’t want to miss another of… 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 »

Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video. Although a retired Sale-A-Bratyion Stamp Set you can use the techniques in the video with any stamp set. Just make sure you use Basic Gray Archival Ink or Basic Black Archival Ink. Watch the video and see how I do this technique. This is just one way of doing this technique and you may find an alternate way of doing the same thing and achieving a pleasing result…. 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 »