Watercolor Embossing Folder

Watercolor Embossing This Watercolor Embossing is a fun technique. You can use both sides of your embossing folder to yield two different looks. Clean up is easy and you don’t need much in the way of equipment to do the technique. The card below was one I made from the embossed side of the Embossing Folder, Petal Burst which I used. I speak in the video of how to tell the difference between the embossed and debossed sides of your embossing… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Christmas Trees Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree …. something tells me the Latte Girls are going to inspire you with Christmas trees today. Now, this Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Christmas Trees will probably give you cause to spend some money on Stampin’ Up! product (which can be purchased from my Online Store) you need to buy from the Holiday Catalogue 🙂 Make sure you check all the blogs in the hop: Leonie Schroder Libby… Read more »

GDP#111 Theme Challenge - Family Time

GDP#111 Theme Challenge – Family Time I always find these challenges great as they push me out of my comfort zone a bit. My daughter has been posting photos of her gorgeous children, on Facebook. I printed off a few with cheeky faces but decided to go with this one for the challenge. Proud Gran with gorgeous Grandchildren. Here’s 2 of my Grandchildren, Hunter and Scarlett. Here’s my entry for GDP#111 Theme Challenge – Family Time. The sun was a bit… Read more »

Dragonfly Dreams GDP#110 1

Dragonfly Dreams GDP#110 Time for another challenge entry and this one is for the Global Design Project #110 which is a sketch challenge this week. I decided my design was going to use Watercolor Paper, for my Dragonfly Dreams GDP#110 challenge card and use one of the images from Dragonfly Dreams to ‘split’ my card front down the middle. So, I wet the Watercolor Paper and went to work stamping in Island Indigo and Perfect Plum either side of the centre of… Read more »

Foil Frenzy Christmas

Foil Frenzy Christmas Are you ready for a Foil Frenzy Christmas type of card? Well that’s what I have for you today. This Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series paper is seriously gorgeous. It’s more the weight of card stock so you could use it quite easily to make sturdy Gift Bags (use the Gift Bag Punch Board) and boxes (use the Envelope Punch Board). However, today I’ve chosen to use it with Carols of Christmas and a few other Stampin’ Up!… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Stampin’ Blends These new Stampin’ Blends are so exciting. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on them in the pre-order. So the Latte Girls are bringing you Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Stampin’ Blends.  Now you can download the information brochure HERE. Here’s my project using the NEW Stampin’ Blends: I could have used the Color Me Happy Project Kit and Stamp Set but decided to show you other stamp images you can… Read more »

CAROLS OF CHRISTMAS CAMPER CARD This is the sample of the Carols of Christmas Bundle versatility:  a friendship card with a camping theme! It’s still just right for the holidays here in Australia where it will soon be summer. Looks great, doesn’t it? It just shows you how you need to keep an open mind about your stamp sets and ensure you use them as much as you can. Most are more versatile than you realise. Have a play. Carols… Read more »

Time To Celebrate Shaker Note Card Today we’re celebrating birthdays with Time To Celebrate Shaker Note Card which could also be used for Christmas or other celebrations by just changing the colours. The Note Cards are an ideal way to make this card and are on SALE at the moment. Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes #131527 are Price: Normally $10.50 NOW $8.93 Psst–do you want to know the easiest way to make a card? Start with Note Cards & Envelopes. They’re ready for… Read more »

Spooky Cat Today’s post is brought to you by Spooky Cat which you can purchase as a bundle. So I have a card share for you today using the Spooky Cat Bundle. Perhaps this will entice you to make something with the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper too. Here’s a look at the bundle: Now my card today uses this stamp set and the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper. Here’s my card: Now for someone who doesn’t like cats (they don’t like me and… Read more »

Give Thanks

It’s at this time of year we Give Thanks for all that we have and receive. Today’s card is a ‘Thank You’ card which can be used for you to Give Thanks. As my ‘thank you’ gift to you there is a free tutorial for this card which you can download. Give Thanks You could easily turn this into a Masculine Christmas card with its non fussy look. Make it in Spring or Autumn/Fall colours to celebrate those seasons or use… Read more »