Stampin’ Up! sell a range of tools to help you achieve colour on almost anything. Watch the video and find out more: So great tips and ways to use these products: Sponge Daubers and Sponges: Sponge Daubers give you an easy way to sponge edges and they’re small enough to let you sponge in tight crevices.  You can also use them to make great polka dots! The best way to use Sponge Daubers is to tap them on an ink… Read more »

  Card base is 1/2 A4 Layer 1 is Very Vanilla 10cm x 14.3cm Insert is 9.5cm x 13.5cm Did you like that technique with the Sponge Brayers and the Gold Glitz Dazzling Details? It’s quite quick and easy as you saw so I hope you give it a go. A close up look at the Gold Glitz Dazzling Details So, this brings to an end my series on the Lucky Elephant Stamp Set series. Don’t forget to subscribe to… Read more »

Here we are at Day 4 in my series on the Lucky Elephant series and today I’m sharing how I used Watercolor Pencils to colour the body and saddle. I’ve co-ordinated this set with the Thoughtful Banner set for the sentiment. Isn’t that a bit of fun? I bet you never knew you could have so much fun colouring in? I know I never did as I wasn’t good at colouring in at school and didn’t like it at all…. Read more »

This week the Latte Girls are inspiring you with Pocket Cards. Now I could have used the Pretty Pocket Card Kit which is FREE from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure when you spend $90. I decided not to use them but bring you the video about them instead. Aren’t they just the cutest cards out and you can’t get better than FREE!! So as I’m not showing you those, I decided I’d better come up with another pretty pocket card using some… Read more »

Welcome back to my third in my series on the Lucky Elephant stamp set. The notion that elephants bring good luck has a long history. The elephant is a symbol of strength, power, stability and wisdom. Elephant statues are popular worldwide. It is common superstition that an elephant carving or picture should always face the door if you want to bring good luck into the house. There are different opinions as to if the elephant trunk should be up or down…. Read more »

This gorgeous pink elephant is easy to achieve with some Versamark and Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin’ Ink Pad and a bit of Washi Tape. It’s easy to achieve, watch the video and see how. This elephant brings back some favourite childhood memories of going to the Zoo. Plus when I was in Asia I saw lots of elephants, however they weren’t as glamorous as this one. Here’s the card from the video. I think the Washi Tape just makes this… Read more »

  Have you seen this gorgeous elephant in the Occasions Catalogue? This is Part 1 of my series on Lucky Elephant stamp set. This one is done with Stampin’ Write Markers and I have a Video to show you how I did it. Isn’t he just gorgeous? He reminds me of the Elephant rides we used to have at Taronga Zoo way back when I was a child. It’s an easy technique and I think you’ll agree it looks good…. Read more »

I am often asked about what should be in your Basic Tool Kit, so I decided to do a quick Video on what you should have when you go to a class or crop. These items will be very handy for whatever event you attend. If you have them ready, you can just pop them in your bag and go. All these items are available from Stampin’ Up! and you can order them from my Online Store. Paper trimmer Adhesives… Read more »

I’ve made this video to show you just how easy it is to Join Stampin’ Up! I’ve tried out some new software to make this video and believe me joining Stampin’ Up! is a breeze compared to the software. However, I must say it made the upload process, so much faster. Anyway, please take a few minutes to watch the Video. So in the video you found out just how easy is it to join Stampin’ UP!? AND what is… Read more »

Today I have another technique using Watercolor Pencils and I hope you give it a try as you can achieve some really beautiful results. <> The pencil needs to be quite damp but not dripping wet. I ended up mounting these on the same colour as the pencil I used in the video and then adding Stampin’ Dimensionals to the coloured piece and adhered that to the front of my card. I’ve used the same image to stamp on the… Read more »