Scrapbook - Paste, Glitter and Ink

Scrapbook – Paste, Glitter and Ink This post features Scrapbook – Paste, Glitter and Ink, sharing a layout using Embossing Paste, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter and some Inks sponged on. I wasn’t sure how it was going to turn out but it was definitely worth a try and far exceeded my expectations. Here is the layout: This page features my lovely Daughter In Law, Peta, with her cheeky nephew, Hunter. Hhaving a selfie. Watch the video to see how I achieved… Read more »

Stained Glass Dragonfly

Stained Glass Dragonfly Stained Glass Dragonfly Today I bring you another card made in a class recently. This class had a focus on Watercolor Pencil Techniques and we only just touched the surface of all the techniques you can do with Watercolor Pencils. So this technique is the Stained Glass Technique. Here is my card: The card base is Basic Black and then we have sandwiched a piece of Vellum and Whisper White together and then adhered it to the… Read more »

Glossy Faux Watercoloring

Glossy Faux Watercoloring You will love this technique. It is messy but easy and will produce two very different background pieces for you to use. Here is one of my Glossy Faux Watercoloring cards made using this technique. I had so much fun playing with this technique but be warned you could have stained fingers and finger nails after the process so if that worries you consider wearing some latex gloves to protect you hands. Watch the video to find… Read more »

Shaded Bees

Shaded Bees Shaded Bees. Here’s another card from one of my classes. This one features Watercolor Pencils with adding colour for depth and for shading. The bees from Dragonfly Dreams are perfect for learning these easy techniques. My card has the Bees stamped on the first layer which was then run through the Big Shot with the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impressions Folder. I added half a Gold Doily under the bee layer. The Bees were coloured with Daffodil Delight and… 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 »

Stella Blooms with Pencils

Stella Blooms with Pencils Stella Blooms with Pencils. This is a beautiful technique using a Clear Wink of Stella and Watercolor Pencils to add a wonderful glitter effect to your cards. Here’s a close up look at the card I made using this technique: Watch the video to see how easy and effective this technique is: Don’t miss another technique video. Subscribe today. Thank you for your support. I do appreciate it. I stamped the image in Basic Black Archival ink… Read more »

B Happy Dragonfly Dreams

B Happy Dragonfly Dreams B Happy Dragonfly Dreams This is a bright and uplifting card which is easy to make with the right Stampin’ Up! products. Here’s the sample I made before the Video. Watch the video to see what I used and how I put it together. I will give you some tips below and in the ‘Products’ section will add some alternative products to those that have retired. Don’t miss another videoin this series. Subscribe today!! Thank you for… Read more »

Sponge Brayer Dragonfly Dreams Sponge Brayer Dragonfly Dreams. This post will show you how to combine some sponger brayering with Copper Foil and Copper Emboss Powder to make a great card. I know the Designer Series Paper is now retired so consider replacing it with  Just Add Color Designer Series Paper which is available in the new Annual Catalogue. Watch the video to see what I did and also get a few tips as well. You don’t want to miss… Read more »

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 »