Blender Pen Technique Blender Pen Technique. I must apologise for the initial screen being a little off but believe me the video gets better. I don’t have an actual card to share today, just a technique, so I hope you enjoy the video. Don’t miss another episode Thank you for subscribing You can use this technique with any image stamp. You could do it as part of a card front or as a feature and hand cut the image to add… 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 »

Technique Class Sneak Peek Technique Class Sneak Peek On Saturday I’ll be having another monthly Technique Class where the ladies will be learning a few ways to use the Stamp-A-Ma-Gig tool to make cards. I thought I’d share one of the cards with you today as a bit of a Technique Class Sneak Peek. We used some Designer Series Paper from the Serene Scenery DSP Stack as the basis for our card and we all need ‘Thank You” cards from time… 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 »

Double Tag Pocket Card (Video) Double Tag Pocket Card. Can you believe I had this post ready to go in January and never posted it? This is a gorgeous bundle and is on the Retiring List, so make sure you get it while stocks last. I just love the “So In Love” Bundle. You can make so many beautiful projects with it for many different occasions. This one was quite easy. Use a card base and cut 3/4 off the front… 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 »

WWYS #112 Carousel Birthday WWYS #112 Carousel Birthday. Happy weekend to you all and I’m here with another challenge entry today for WWYS #112 Carousel Birthday. I just love this set from the current Occasions Catalogue and it is still available in Clear Mount or Wood Mount. I decided to create a bit of a scene with this set and used masking as a technique as well as some splattering with the Gold Wink of Stella.  I’ve also used my Blender… Read more »

Easter Gift Box Today’s post is an Easter Gift Box which could be used as a gift for any occasion really. Now this Easter Gift Box is also a bag so you can make it to suit your needs.  It’s a quick and simple gift to make and would also be good for markets and vendor fairs. This box is quick and easy and you can make it with or without Designer Series Paper (Patterned Paper). Watch the Video for… Read more »