Bunny Box  Bunny Box (Video) is made with the Gift Bag Punch Board and Layering Ovals with a couple of punches as well. I do apologise for the length of the Video, but I wanted to show you all steps. Once you’ve made one the others will follow very quickly. The Blushing Bride Box was my prototype so there are a few blemishes, shall we say. However, by the time I got to the Soft Sky one in the Video I… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Don’t you just love the Watercolor Pencils and all the techniques you can use them for. They’ve opend up so many variations. So, today’s post is about Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background and involves laying down colour and then spritzing with water. Here’s a sample: You’ll love how easy this technique is and the extra tips I give you to make your card making easier. If you don’t have the Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils yet, you need… Read more »

Watercolor Wash with Delicate Details Here’s another technique Video today and today I’m using Delicate Details with a Watercolor Wash. I’ve also used Avant Garden on one of the cards. Both Delicate Details and Avant Garden will be retiring on 31st March 2017 as Sale-A-Bration ends. So get them before they’re gone. Don’t be like this 🙂 Place an order for A$90 before shipping and choose 1 FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure (products available only while stocks last). I’ll… Read more »

Rainbow Reinker Technique The Rainbow Reinker Technique is a fun little technique to use for backgrounds on your cards or projects. They would look good as a panel on a box or other 3D project. Watch the video to see how it’s done (and to see how it’s not done – I had a couple of unexpected creations). Measurements & Instructions Card base 21 cm x 14.8 cm scored and folded at 10.5 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″… Read more »

WWYS #108 // Dragonfly Dreams  Time for another challenge post and this week I’m participating in What Will You Stamp’s Challenge #108 using the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set. I just love this set. It’s so versatile and who doesn’t like Dragonflies?  Now, I’ve tried a new technique today called Reinker Rainbow and I’ll have a video on how to do it tomorrow. I’ve used one of the pieces I made for a background for today’s card. The Dragonfly is cut… Read more »

Today I’ve done a Video on the Punches Stampin’ Up! Carry. I demonstrate how to use them and other useful tips. Stampin’ Up! carries some great punches, don’t you think? If you’re interested in seeing the complete range, click the image below. Would you like to win a Bitty Butterfly Punch? If you’re an Australian Resident (no Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators, sorry) I would love for you to win this punch worth $28.00 plus postage, absolutely FREE.  I would love you… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure today to participate in this International Sale-A-Bration Blog Hop. The theme is Occasions Catalogue /Sale-A-Bration – can’t live without. I just love, love, love the new Watercolor Pencils from the Occasions Catalogue. They can be used with a variety of techniques and give your projects a real colour lift. Have you tried them yet? No. Oh no!! Watch out for my special one-off Watercolor Pencil Class coming in March. It will consist of 4 different techniques with tutorials… Read more »

Welcome back to another exciting week of Sale-A-Bration shares. I do hope you’re enjoying this video series. If you are, you may like to subscribe to my Video Chanel by clicking on the banner below and following the steps on the banner. Thank you for subscribing. I really appreciate your support. Our card today has lots of elements but uses two Sale-A-Bration Products – Avant Garden Photopolymer Stamp set and the 6″ x 6″ (15.2cm x 15.2cm) Glimmer Paper Assortment… Read more »

I always like to use my weekend posts for challenges. This is the first time I’ve entered this particular challenge and I must say it stretched me enormously. Here’s the ‘inkspiration’ for the challenge: Great colours don’t you think? I wasn’t quite sure about the Peekaboo Peach but managed to work it in quite nicely. Now I used a stamp set I said I wasn’t going to buy as it didn’t ‘talk’ to me. Let me tell you it’s been… Read more »

Don’t you think that’s a fun technique? Stay tuned for more videos by subscribing. I did a brief mention and a list of uses for Sponge Daubers earlier in the week in my Tool Time Video. You can see the video and read the article here. Here’s a closer look at the Dauber Technique behind the Thinlit Die cut of the front of the card. Such an easy and fun technique to do and you could do it for any… Read more »