Artsy Watercolor Technique

This Artsy Watercolor Technique is another in my series on quick and easy techniques. It doesn’t need many supplies and your card front will look amazing. here’s my original sample of the Artsy Watercolor Technique. Artsy Watercolor Technique Basic Tools Used: Stamp Sets – Touches of Texture and Flourishing Phrases Watercolor Paper Card – as desired Ink – to match card and Basic Black Archival Ink Tools – Stampin’ Spritzer Here’s the inside of the card: I’ve used the same flower image… Read more »

Double Pocket Treat Pouch.4

Today my Facebook Live Video features a Double Pocket Treat Pouch. These are quick and easy and as the name suggests, Double Pocket Treat Pouch, they have 2 pockets for you to fill with Tea  or Coffee Bags, Chocolates or even a Gift Card. I’ll give you all the measurements for the 3 sizes I make, below the Video. Here’s my first sample of a Double Pocket Treat Pouch made with Designer Series Paper which measures 8″ x 8″ or 20.5 cm x… Read more »

Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop - Stained Glass

Hello and welcome! I’m really excited about being on this International Design Team. For this month we’re doing Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop – Stained Glass. This is a really easy technique which yields amazing results and with few supplies. Here’s how you do it: Stamp onto Vellum with Versamark and heat set with your chosen Stampin’ Emboss Powder on setting 1 Turn the Vellum to the wrong side and colour Turn back to correct side and you’re done. Make… Read more »

Quick Gift Card Holder

With the lead up to Christmas and all that means with family and friends, I’m going to add my Facebook Love videos here from earlier in the week on a Thursday. Now, look who I met yesterday. The newest member of the ‘Dyson’ Family. Meet Jacob with his very proud Gran. Quick Gift Card Holder This is the first one I made using the Merry Little Labels stamp set and Everyday Label Punch. I’ve used the Holly Berry Builder Punch… Read more »

Faux Metal Technique

Today I’m bringing you a fun technique which will make your cards look amazing. The Faux Metal Technique is quick and easy to do with almost any stamp image. Today I have used it with a Christmas card and quite like how the Silver turned out. How do you like the little star in the corner? Today’s video shows you how I make the card as well as how to do the technique. So watch the video and see how I… Read more »

Smoosh Christmas

I shared yesterday a technique I called Watercolor Smoosh and two of the cards made. Today’s post Smoosh Christmas shares the third card. This one was done on Watercolor Paper and the Clear Block with Lemon Lime Twist and Emerald Envy. I turned it into a Smoosh Christmas Card. Smoosh Christmas I thought the Watercolor Smoosh background resembled a type of wreath or holly bush. I know it’s probably a reach but hey, I tried. Anyway I combined it with some Berry… Read more »

Watercolor Smoosh

Welcome to another Thursday Video. Today we’re playing with the technique I have called Watercolor Smoosh. It’s lots of fun but you may get a bit inky. You wouldn’t be having fun if you didn’t get inky, right? Watercolor Smoosh Now on the video I didn’t have finished cards to show but said I’d add them to my post, so here is the one done on the Glossy Card card with the Watercolor Smoosh one on the baking paper. I love the… Read more »

Colour INKspiration #22 & #23 Welcome to Libby Stampz and a Colour INKspiration Blog Hop !  It’s Wednesday night and  I’m joining up with the crew to be a guest designer for the 22nd & 23rd Colour INKspiration Challenge. Just in case you haven’t heard, Colour INKspiration Challenges are on Facebook and there are two challenges every month.  Join us on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month for a brand new colour palette. Colour INKspiration #22 It’s my younger brother’s 60th Birthday soon, so I thought… Read more »

Do You Repeat?

Weird question, I hear you say. Do You Repeat? Well honestly I couldn’t think of what else to call this post. I’ve done some repeat stamping to show how I featured it as part of a colour combo challenge at Colour Inkspirations. It is a Facebook Group. It’s open to anyone who would like to participate in a colour combination challenges. You don’t need a blog or web site, just go to the group and see what the current challenge is…. Read more »

Star Topped Package Solution2

Star Topped Package Solution Today’s video is a Star Topped Package Solution for a jar. The one I have made looks suitable for a male but change the colours and even the stamp set to make one suitable for a female. We do use the Envelope Punch Board to help create this fun Star Topped Package Solution. You need it to create that ‘frill’ type look at the top where you tie the ribbon. I will place all the instructions below the… Read more »