Yummy In My Tummy with Watercolor Pencils I had so much fun creating this Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil card for a friend. There was a lot of masking involved before the fun part of colouring.  It’s a bit difficult to see in the photo but there is some shading in this gorgeous little monster. The Large Number Framelit Dies came in handy to die cut the numeral 3 from Real Red card stock and the balloons were punched… Read more »

Global Design Project #GDP076 It’s the weekend and I’m participating in the Global Design Project Challenge again. It’s case the designer this week and we’re casing the lovely Kylie Bertucci. Here’s the card we’re casing: Now I have a dear friend who is battling cancer and I try to send her a hand-made card each week. So I decided to use Kylie’s card as some inspiration. So here’s my card designed to lift her spirits; I did quite a bit… Read more »

Today I’ve done a Video on the Punches Stampin’ Up! Carry. I demonstrate how to use them and other useful tips. Stampin’ Up! carries some great punches, don’t you think? If you’re interested in seeing the complete range, click the image below. Would you like to win a Bitty Butterfly Punch? If you’re an Australian Resident (no Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators, sorry) I would love for you to win this punch worth $28.00 plus postage, absolutely FREE.  I would love you… Read more »

It’s Saturday and I’m giving the videos a rest and participating in some challenges. Today’s is Global Design Project 074 Sketch Challenge. Sketch challenges are agreat as they have some flexibility in interpretation. Here’s the sketch: Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the inspiration of the Design Team and the other participants in the challenge. If you visit their blogs, make sure you leave a comment as we all love comments. So here’s my card: I’ve… Read more »

Wow what a huge week it has been. Five days and five Videos all on sale-A-Bration Products and various techniques and ways to use the products. I do hope you’re enjoying the series and will come back again on Monday for another HUGE week of Sale-A-Bration Videos. Now if you’ve missed some of the action, now’s the time to subscribe to my YouTube Channel. Click on the banner below and follow the instructions on the banner. Today’s card is brought… Read more »

Today’s blog hop with the Latte Girls is all about Square cards – 3″ x 3″; 4″ x 4″ or 5″ x 5″ cards. I decided to go with some 4″ x 4″ Birthday Gift Cards: Aren’t they just sweet? So easy to make as well and I just loved the Candle Border Punch. These two have the Crushed Curry candle paper from the Party Animal Designer Series Paper and Emerald Envy on the front. I made them look slightly… Read more »

Back with another Freshly Brewed Blog Hop and this week we’re hoping to inspire you with Balloons for Birthdays. Join the rest of the team and view their inspiration too. Make sure you leave a comment as we like to read what you think of our inspiration each week. I had a lot of fun playing with this set, and I’m sure you would too. Here’s what I came up with: This card is a shaker card and I’ve used… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls are inspiring you with Pocket Cards. Now I could have used the Pretty Pocket Card Kit which is FREE from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure when you spend $90. I decided not to use them but bring you the video about them instead. Aren’t they just the cutest cards out and you can’t get better than FREE!! So as I’m not showing you those, I decided I’d better come up with another pretty pocket card using some… Read more »

Isn’t this a great challenge for this week’s Global Design Project 071 Theme Challenge ? I do love working outside my comfort zone at times. The project I have to share with you today, was actually part of my So In Love Bundle class just recently. I hope you pop on over to the Global Design Project to see the inspiration the Design Team have come up with as well at the inspiration shared by the other challenge participants. So, this is… Read more »

Today I decided to participate in the WWYS Challenge #99 Sunshine Sayings challenge. It’s a great stamp set, which I have in clear mount. It has lots of sentiments and allows you to ‘play’ with the images to create different effects. There’s a pack of Sunshine Wishes Thinlit Dies which co-ordinates with the set and you can buy them as a bundle and save 10%. I had lots of fun creating this card and used a colour I don’t tend to use… Read more »