Rustic Country Livin’ Rustic Country Livin’ I decided I had shared lots of feminine cards recently so thought I’d do a masculine themed one instead today. This stamp set and technique could be used for any occasion for a man. You can leave it fairly plain or embellish it with more papers, Linen Thread, Baker’s Twine etc. I love this stamp set for cards as it’s quite versatile. The guitar image in the set is great for the music buffs… Read more »

Thumping Technique Video Thumping Technique Video – this is quite an easy technique which has been done before , however I thought I’d do it with a current stamp set. It is quite effective and can give your solid image stamps a littler different look. Here’s my sample card: This is the Floral Phrases Stamp Set and will be my ‘thank you’ customer cards for April. Here’s the video: I hope you liked the video and it’s the first in my… Read more »

I don’t actually have a card for you today but thought I’d bring you this quick Video on the Stampin’ Up! trimmer and Adhesive Remover. Both indispensable tools for the paper crafter. This really is a fantastic product, one which you can’t do without. That’s it for today. I’ll try to bring you some more episodes of ‘Tool Tile’ in the future so you’re better informed about Stampin’ Up!’s great products. If you decide these tools would be useful in… Read more »

In a post I did this week for my Watercolor Bundle Class, I showed how I had some small pieces of Designer Series Paper left over and said I had a use for them. This card and today’s video show how I used them. This is such an elegant stamp set with many, many uses. It also lends itself to a variety of techniques, not just water colouring I hope you enjoyed this Video Tutorial which gave you a tip… Read more »

So, would you like to see some items made with product from the new Occasions Catalogue and FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure? I hope you said YES!!! This is quite a long post with lots of photos so I hope you stay to the end as there could be a surprise. I’ll start with three cards I have made.   This is the outside of an Envelope Fold Card which is one of the techniques for next month –… Read more »

Can you believe it? Our first Blog Hop for 2017!! Amazing and we celebrate with a new Occasions Catalogue and a Sale-A-Bration Brochure!! Too many good things. Welcome to 2017 and weekly Blog Hops from The Latte Girls Team. These posts will go live every Wednesday at 5pm (AEDT) and I hope you join us as we share inspiration on a theme each week. This week we are using one of my NEW favourite products – Watercolor Pencils. These gorgeous… Read more »

Have you seen this week’s great Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up!? Click the link or scroll down a few posts to see what’s available. Anyway Leonie Schorder challenged the Latte Girls to use some of this week’s great deals in a project. So that’s what I have for you today plus a video with some tips as well. This is the front view of my card with the little tag peeking out of its rabbit hole ready to wish someone… Read more »

This is a card is made with the wonderful Party With Cake Bundle available in the Occasions Catalogue. It’s a great bundle with many possibilities for great cards. This is one of them. Whilst at my friend Leonie Schroder’s the other day, she shared some hints and tips for using the Party Pop-Up Thinlit Die which comes with the bundle. I decided to do a quick video to share these hints and tips with you and show you just how… Read more »

Hello and welcome to Holiday Catalogue launch today. Do you have yours? You can start ordering from it today and it has some amazing products plus great kits as well. Now today’s post is a tip on how to line up the Poinsettia stamps from Reason For The Season Photopolymer Stamp Set so you can stamp and then punch without too much fiddling. You’ll get a Poinsettia which you can make as large or small as you like and here’s… Read more »

Many people have trouble tying a great bow. So, I decided today to share with you a quick and easy way to tie a bow which is fool-proof for both tying a bow to add to a card or for tying onto a gift. Well that’s it for today’s post. I hope you’ve found it useful. Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to see what else I have to share. If you… Read more »