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 »

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge 1

This week the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge has 3 lovely colours to use. I have combined the colours with some Watercolor Paper and some silver to Add A Little Glitz. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project to see the inspiration from the Design Team. Have a look at all the other projects in the challenge as well, while you’re there. I must admit I was a little stumped to start with. Then had this idea of… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Christmas Trees Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree …. something tells me the Latte Girls are going to inspire you with Christmas trees today. Now, this Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Christmas Trees will probably give you cause to spend some money on Stampin’ Up! product (which can be purchased from my Online Store) you need to buy from the Holiday Catalogue 🙂 Make sure you check all the blogs in the hop: Leonie Schroder Libby… Read more »

Today I’m bringing you a Watercolor Technique Sentiments video tutorial. Now I have done this before, some time ago and thought I’d do another using current colours and give you a couple of extra tips to save product when making your projects Watercolor Technique Sentiments So, I demonstrate with the large floral stamp from Birthday Blooms, however you could use any stamp which suits the occasion. The sentiments in this stamp set also suit a number of occasions. It’s a good… Read more »

WatercolorSeasons

Today I have a change of pace and am heading back to a watercolor technique with Thinking Watercolor. This is a very easy technique which doesn’t require many supplies and could be used for any type of card. Thinking Watercolor I will be making a video tutorial on this technique soon so you will be able to see how easy it is to do. Here’s how to make the card: Cut A4 card (Bermuda Bay) in 1/2 then score at 10.5cm… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background. I featured this technique a little while ago but did it again in a Watercolor Pencil Class. It’s very easy and the class participants loved it as their first foray into Watercolor Pencils, Watercolor Paper and Stampin’ Up! Spritzers. You can see how the technique is done here. The Deatiled Dragonfly Thinlits Dies was die cut using Silver Foil and adhered to the front of the card with Glue Dots. The sentiment… Read more »

Embossing Paste How To

Embossing Paste How To This is my first in a series on Stampin’ Up!’s new Embossing Paste. Embossing Paste How To will show you a couple of samples plus a video to show you just how easy this product is to use and how it can add texture, dimension and interest to your paper craft projects. This is a card I featured previously on using masks. I thought I’d share it here again today as it’s one of the cards… 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 »

Watercolor Wash

Watercolor Wash Watercolor Wash. This video will show you how I made a coloured wash background on this Designer Series Paper. I saw this technique demonstrated by Carolyn Bennie, so thanks to her I’m doing my version for you here today. Would you like to see more card techniques from me? Please subscribe to my channel. Thank you for supporting me. I do appreciate it. Now I know Inside the Lines has retired so try using Just Add Color Designer… Read more »

Dragonfly Garden Birthday

Dragonfly Garden Birthday Dragonfly Garden Birthday. The video today will show you how I created a ‘garden effect’ on an element to make a birthday card. The card also uses Watercolor Paper and an Aqua Painter to achieve the effect. The above card is the one I made initially and uses Elegant Eggplant for the water colour background. Watch the video to see how I created the garden and water colour effect. If you’d love to see more videos like… Read more »