Rustic Country Livin’ Rustic Country Livin’ I decided I had shared lots of feminine cards recently so thought I’d do a masculine themed one instead today. This stamp set and technique could be used for any occasion for a man. You can leave it fairly plain or embellish it with more papers, Linen Thread, Baker’s Twine etc. I love this stamp set for cards as it’s quite versatile. The guitar image in the set is great for the music buffs… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles Freshly Brewed with Cake and Candles sounds like someone is having a birthday and they’ve invited me for Cake and Coffee. Well it’s not quite my birthday yet but the Latte Girls are celebrating this week with all things Cake and Candles. I have a sneak peek of some new products in this post This is a set called Birthday Delivery Stamp Set #143660 which has 23 photopolymer stamps in the set. Combine this… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Shimmer Do you like shimmer? Do you like glimmer? I’ve combined both with this gorgeous technique Watercolor Pencil Shimmer. Another technique to use your Watercolor Pencils with and this technique gives your card lots of pretty sparkle. Now this technique is quite simple plus I share some tips on using less ribbon to tie a knot, adding Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of your Dragonflies and how to make a ‘rectangle’ for your Shimmery Watercolor Pencil background. Just… 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 »

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 »

Hey Chick!! Did you know Easter is coming? Well the Latte Girls hope to inspire you today with some projects just for Easter using the Sale-A-Bration stamp set called Hey Chick!! Hey Chick! Easter is coming…. Hey Chick has to be one of my favourites from this year’s sale-A-Bration offerings. I just had to make a cheeky looking card. I’ve used my Stamp-A-Ma_Jig and Black Archival Ink Pad to stamp the chicks head and partial body around the Shimmery White… Read more »