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 »

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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 »

Yummy In My Tummy with Watercolor Pencils I had so much fun creating this Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil card for a friend. There was a lot of masking involved before the fun part of colouring.  It’s a bit difficult to see in the photo but there is some shading in this gorgeous little monster. The Large Number Framelit Dies came in handy to die cut the numeral 3 from Real Red card stock and the balloons were punched… Read more »

Last Chance to Grab Sale-A-Bration Products Welcome to another fantastic blog hop courtesy of ESAD and Sale-A-Bration. You’ve probably arrived from the lovely Monique Fielder’s blog. Didn’t you just love her inspiration? Can you believe these wonderful FREE products leave us at the end of the month? Don’t leave your A$90 purchases until the last-minute. Grab these FREE Sale-A-Bration products while stocks last. It was hard to decide on one product so I combines three of my favourite products. So, here’s my… Read more »

The ladies received a set of Watercolor Pencils, a Clear Mount Case to keep them in and a Template to slide inside the case. This means if they decide to leasve their pencils out of the box, they still have all the necessare information on the Clear Mount Case. So, the card above was the first card they made and the easiest of the four techniques. This card uses the Woodland Textured Impressions Folder and another watercolor Pencil Technique. Wouldn’t this… 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 »

Wow what a huge week it has been. Five days and five Videos all on sale-A-Bration Products and various techniques and ways to use the products. I do hope you’re enjoying the series and will come back again on Monday for another HUGE week of Sale-A-Bration Videos. Now if you’ve missed some of the action, now’s the time to subscribe to my YouTube Channel. Click on the banner below and follow the instructions on the banner. Today’s card is brought… Read more »