Heat Embossing with Embossing Paste 1

Heat Embossing with Embossing Paste Oh this Embossing Paste is so much fun. Today’s technique is Heat Embossing with Embossing Paste. It’s quick and easy and delivers an unique effect every time. Here is a sample, from the video, which I’ve made into a card: This one features Silver Emboss Powder over the Embossing Paste and it has been left to dry over night before heat setting. (It’s winter here in Australia therefore things take longer to dry.) Watch the… Read more »

Colouring Embossing Paste Today we look at Stampin’ Up!’s Embossing Paste again. Colouring Embossing Paste couldn’t be easier with the help of your Silicon Craft Sheet, Re-inker, stamp pad or Stampin’ Write Marker. Here’s the sample I prepared before the video: This sample was coloured with Soft Sky Reinker and texture added with a Paper Piercing Tool. The Embossing Paste was spread with a medium to thick density. Watch the video to see how I coloured the Embossing Paste: More… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background. I featured this technique a little while ago but did it again in a Watercolor Pencil Class. It’s very easy and the class participants loved it as their first foray into Watercolor Pencils, Watercolor Paper and Stampin’ Up! Spritzers. You can see how the technique is done here. The Deatiled Dragonfly Thinlits Dies was die cut using Silver Foil and adhered to the front of the card with Glue Dots. The sentiment… Read more »

We Love our Hosts Blog Tour 1

We Love our Hosts Blog Tour It’s my absolute pleasure to be involved in this ‘We Love our Hosts Blog Tour’ which is open to Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators worldwide. Make sure you check out all the blogs in the tour to see their inspiration and creativeness using Hostess Reward Stamp Sets. How do I get one of these stamp sets? In Australia, host a workshop with total sales of A$250 or more and you may choose to use your Stampin’… Read more »

Perfume Anyone?

Perfume Anyone? Perfume Anyone? Again, this card was part of a class using the Lift Me Up Stamp Set and Up & Away Thinlit Dies. This time we used the Thinlit Dies to create a perfume atomiser for a birthday card. It’s always good to try different ways of using dies and worth ‘thinking outside the box’ to see what you can come up with. We made the tassel from Thick Baker’s Twine and adhered it to the card front…. Read more »

Black Magic Technique

Black Magic Technique Black Magic Technique.  This is an easy technique which is very effective for all types of cards but particularly lends itself to masculine cards I think. This technique also works well with flowers so try it with a few different images and stamp sets along with of course your Watercolor Pencils from Stampin’ Up! Watch the video to see more: Don’t miss another video, subscribe today. Thank you for subscribing. I appreciate your support. Just a few… Read more »

Birthday Up & Away

Birthday Up & Away Birthday Up & Away. This is another in my series on the Lift Me Up Stamp Set and Up & Away Thinlit dies. This card also formed part of a class and the card would be suitable for teenagers or men. Change the colours to make it a feminine card. This is a wonderful combination of colours and the clouds were Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to… Read more »

Vase Up & Away

A Special Vase of Flowers A Special Vase of Flowers This is another in my series on the Up & Away Thinlit dies and what you can make using this product. This card was also part of a class and the ladies thoroughly enjoyed using the product in varying ways. Combining the Thinlit Dies with Jar of Love for the flowers and sentiment have made this quite an easy card to make. The largest die cut hot air balloon from… Read more »

Lift Me Up

Lift Me Up Lift Me Up and Up & Away Thinlit Dies are a great combination to make cards with. I did a class using this stamp set and thinlit dies, plus a few extras, to create some very different cards. The class participants used these products to create 4 cards with matching envelopes. They had lots of fun experimenting with hot air balloons. Here’s one of the cards they made: We wanted to create the illusion of the balloon… Read more »

Dragonfly Garden Birthday

Dragonfly Garden Birthday Dragonfly Garden Birthday. The video today will show you how I created a ‘garden effect’ on an element to make a birthday card. The card also uses Watercolor Paper and an Aqua Painter to achieve the effect. The above card is the one I made initially and uses Elegant Eggplant for the water colour background. Watch the video to see how I created the garden and water colour effect. If you’d love to see more videos like… Read more »