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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 »

Yummy Tummy Birthday Yummy Tummy Birthday is another card I was asked by a friend to make two cards for boys who will be turning 3 shortly. I’ve already shared one of the cards previously and here’s the second card. Yummy In My Tummy is a gorgeous stamp set featuring very friendly looking monsters. The Large Number Framelit Dies came in handy to die cut the numeral 3 from Real Red card stock and the balloons were punched out using… 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 »

Don’t Miss Out!! I thought I’d just do a post about Sale-A-Bration products you can earn with a A$90 purchase from current catalogues.  Now this is the last week you can receive these FREE items when you make a qualifying purchase, so … Don’t Miss Out!! Use the above code when you shop in my Online Store and I’ll send you a small gift. I’d love to send you something extra as a ‘thank you’ for shopping with me. I do… 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 »

Laying Down Colour Birthday

Laying Down Colour – Blender Pen Technique This is a technique I did a Video for, for my Watercolor Bundle Virtual Class. It’s a really easy technique to do but quite effective. Using the technique, you can actually make your own colours using Stampin’ Up!’s Watercolor Pencils. So, it’s fun to mix the colours just to see what alternatives you can come up with. Having some Grid Paper under your work definitely helps too. I also drew a faux frame… 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 »