Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies This is a fun technique which will add depth and great effect to your cards and is just another way to use your dies. Watch the video to find out more: My apologies if there was an annoying sound in the background. When I shot this video it was an extremely hot day and I had a fan going without realising the video would pick up the sound. Anyway I hope you… Read more »

WWYS #115 Beautiful You WWYS #115 Beautiful You I absolutely love this stamp set and I’m so pleased the What Will You Stamp team have decided to choose this set for their challenge. Make sure you pop on over to see all the inspiration shared by the design team and of course the other entries in the challenge for WWYS #115 Beautiful You. Here’s my card: Now, I have been a bit remiss and not sent my friend who is… Read more »

Banner Cut Card Front Banner Cut Card Front This card features a banner cut on the front with some colouring with inks and a blender pen. It was part of my technique class this month making cards using the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). This tool is very under utilised and using it really means you don’t need to spend a heap of money on alternative systems. Here’s the completed card: We stamped the image in Basic Black Archival Ink before… Read more »

Christmas with S.A.M.J. Christmas with S.A.M.J. Last Saturday I held my monthly Technique Class which revolved around using Stampin’ Up!’s Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). The ladies thoroughly enjoyed themselves as we commenced our Christmas Cards for the year with this favourite using Father Christmas So Christmas with S.A.M.J. was achieved by stamping one of the border pieces from the stamp set, then using the S.A.M.J. to place Father Christmas and the other border piece. The border pieces are stamped in Crumb… Read more »

Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading (Video) Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading. This post will show you how I used the Watercolor Pencils with this ever so cute stamp set called Yummy In My Tummy which is soon to retire. I use the Masking Technique with Watercolor Pencils to achieve this shaded look of these cute monsters from Yummy in My Tummy. Watch the video to see how I achieved it. Don’t want to miss another of… Read more »

Technique Class Sneak Peek Technique Class Sneak Peek On Saturday I’ll be having another monthly Technique Class where the ladies will be learning a few ways to use the Stamp-A-Ma-Gig tool to make cards. I thought I’d share one of the cards with you today as a bit of a Technique Class Sneak Peek. We used some Designer Series Paper from the Serene Scenery DSP Stack as the basis for our card and we all need ‘Thank You” cards from time… Read more »

Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video. Although a retired Sale-A-Bratyion Stamp Set you can use the techniques in the video with any stamp set. Just make sure you use Basic Gray Archival Ink or Basic Black Archival Ink. Watch the video and see how I do this technique. This is just one way of doing this technique and you may find an alternate way of doing the same thing and achieving a pleasing result…. Read more »

Blending with Pencils and Aqua Painter Video Blending with Pencils and Aqua Painter Video. Now I know this set is no longer available as it was a Sale-A-Bration set, however the principles of the technique remain the same . You can use this technique with any stamp set, just make sure you use Basic Black Archival Ink or Basic Gray Archival Ink before colouring. Watch the video to see how I do this. Please remember this is just my way of… Read more »

Techniques With Scissors Video Techniques With Scissors Video will show you a number of different techniques you can achieve using your scissors instead of investing in expensive distressing tools. Thank you for subscribing to my Chanel. So, lots of different ways to use your scissors. Don’t buy expensive distressing tools when you can achieve the same if not better results with your scissors. I decided to use one of the techniques I demonstrated to make this card giving it a vintage… Read more »

Splattering Technique Video Splattering Technique Video – this video will showcase several forms of splattering to create backgrounds for your card making or other paper craft projects. I used the paint brush or toothbrush splattering as a background to this card which I have made for a friend. I used Berry Burst and Fresh Fig which are 2017 – 2019 In Colors. I’ve then used Sheltering Tree to ‘make a picture’ with Crumb Cake, Tranquil Tide, Berry Burst and Fresh… Read more »