Lift Me Up Sweets Last week was the last of my Sale-A-Bration Bundle Virtual Classes and one of the Videos I did for the class was ‘Lift Me Up Sweets”. A box using Sale-A-Bration Carried Away Designer Series Paper and the Lift Me Up Bundle as well as the Thoughtful Banners Bundle and You’re So Sweet stamp set. The Belly Band shows off the hot air balloon from the Lift Me Up Bundle and the sentiment was made using the… Read more »

Marker Watercolour Background Don’t you just love a quick and easy background to enhance your card making? Marker Watercolour Background is just one such technique, that you need to try. I’ve used the 2016 – 2018 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers of Sweet Sugarplum, Peekaboo Peach and Dapper Denim for the background on this card. I added a layer of Sweet Sugarplum behind the Shimmery White background piece and I think it gives the whole card a 3D effect. A… Read more »

Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree Are you part of my Virtual Classroom? If you were you would have a Video tutorial on this Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree card and all the instructions to make it. New classes coming  monthly, so keep an eye out for information or better still, sign up for my Newsletter so you won’t miss any announcements. Now, I will tell you I have used Mint Macaron Classic Stampin’ Pad… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Shimmer Do you like shimmer? Do you like glimmer? I’ve combined both with this gorgeous technique Watercolor Pencil Shimmer. Another technique to use your Watercolor Pencils with and this technique gives your card lots of pretty sparkle. Now this technique is quite simple plus I share some tips on using less ribbon to tie a knot, adding Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of your Dragonflies and how to make a ‘rectangle’ for your Shimmery Watercolor Pencil background. Just… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Don’t you just love the Watercolor Pencils and all the techniques you can use them for. They’ve opend up so many variations. So, today’s post is about Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background and involves laying down colour and then spritzing with water. Here’s a sample: You’ll love how easy this technique is and the extra tips I give you to make your card making easier. If you don’t have the Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils yet, you need… 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 »

Rainbow Reinker Technique The Rainbow Reinker Technique is a fun little technique to use for backgrounds on your cards or projects. They would look good as a panel on a box or other 3D project. Watch the video to see how it’s done (and to see how it’s not done – I had a couple of unexpected creations). Measurements & Instructions Card base 21 cm x 14.8 cm scored and folded at 10.5 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″… Read more »

WWYS #108 // Dragonfly Dreams  Time for another challenge post and this week I’m participating in What Will You Stamp’s Challenge #108 using the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set. I just love this set. It’s so versatile and who doesn’t like Dragonflies?  Now, I’ve tried a new technique today called Reinker Rainbow and I’ll have a video on how to do it tomorrow. I’ve used one of the pieces I made for a background for today’s card. The Dragonfly is cut… Read more »

Goody Bag Now, you will love this Goody Bag. It’s quick and easy to make. You can use Designer Series Paper on the front if you wish, I’ve used the Layering Squares Framelit Dies for the scallop edge on the topper and lastly ended with the Layering Circle Dies to make the hole in the front of the bag. . Watch the Video or scroll down for all the instructions Don’t miss another episode, subscribe to my channel today. Thank… Read more »