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RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends I’m really excited to be part of this international RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends. In case you haven’t hear Stampin’ Blends are Stampin’ Up!’s new alcohol based markers. So take the tour and be inspired. I’m sure you’l want them all by the end of the tour. I found it a bit difficult to decide on a project for today as I tend to love using the Stampin’ Blends. It’s not… Read more »

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest 1

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest I just love Painted Harvest stamp set and love that I can participate in this challenge at What Will You Stamp Make sure you visit the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest Blog to see the inspiration from the Design Team and visit the blogs of the other participants in the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest challenge. Here’s my card for WWYS #142 Painted Harvest. I’ve used Sweet Sugarplum, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Wild Wasabi to make the card front…. Read more »

Watercolor Embossing Folder

Watercolor Embossing This Watercolor Embossing is a fun technique. You can use both sides of your embossing folder to yield two different looks. Clean up is easy and you don’t need much in the way of equipment to do the technique. The card below was one I made from the embossed side of the Embossing Folder, Petal Burst which I used. I speak in the video of how to tell the difference between the embossed and debossed sides of your embossing… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards So today the Latte Girls are having some fun with Shaker Cards. I’m sure you’ll be inspired by Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards. These cards are both fun to make and for the recipient to receive. Fun Happy Mail has to put a smile on your dial. See what the Latte Girls have to share by visiting all the blogs in the hop: Leonie Schroder Libby Dyson – You are here… Read more »

Cheers To You

Cheers To You Today’s card for the Holidays is Cheers To You which could be used for Birthday, Christmas, New Year or anytime you have to celebrate. This Cheers To You card is very easy to make and I CASED it from the Holiday Catalogue, just tweaking it a bit to suite the supplies I had. The Banner Framelit Dies (Retired) come in handy for this card but aren’t essential. The gorgeous Champagne Foil sheet behind the Year of Cheer Designer Series… Read more »

Lost My Marbles I thought I had Lost My Marbles but it’s OK as I found them in a Clear Wood Mount Stampin’ Up! Case.  I did have a post about this last week but didn’t share exactly how to do it. I’ve used a similar method to my ‘Billie’ Bows to make the bow for this card. I left the ribbon on the spool and snipped off about 10 cm first, then wrapped about 4 or 5 loops around… Read more »

GDP#111 Theme Challenge - Family Time

GDP#111 Theme Challenge – Family Time I always find these challenges great as they push me out of my comfort zone a bit. My daughter has been posting photos of her gorgeous children, on Facebook. I printed off a few with cheeky faces but decided to go with this one for the challenge. Proud Gran with gorgeous Grandchildren. Here’s 2 of my Grandchildren, Hunter and Scarlett. Here’s my entry for GDP#111 Theme Challenge – Family Time. The sun was a bit… Read more »

Marble Celebration

Marble Celebration No, I haven’t lost mine! Although Marble Celebration is a great way to make some quick backgrounds for your cards. Not just for Christmas but for any occasion and it’s quick and easy. I do have a video tutorial coming up on just how to do it. Here is one of my Marble Celebration cards: I’ve used Real Red and Old Olive as my colour combinations. You can purchase the Real Red and Old Olive Stampin’ Write Markers as a… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Baby Wipe Technique   Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Baby Wipe Technique is this week’s blog hop.This is such a fun technique and quite easy to do too. The Latte Girls have pleasure in bringing you projects using this fun technique. Make sure you visit all the Latte Girls in the Hop this week: Leonie Libby – You Are Here Narelle Fasulo Sandie Morthern Here are my projects: This reminds me of summer… Read more »

Dragonfly Dreams GDP#110 1

Dragonfly Dreams GDP#110 Time for another challenge entry and this one is for the Global Design Project #110 which is a sketch challenge this week. I decided my design was going to use Watercolor Paper, for my Dragonfly Dreams GDP#110 challenge card and use one of the images from Dragonfly Dreams to ‘split’ my card front down the middle. So, I wet the Watercolor Paper and went to work stamping in Island Indigo and Perfect Plum either side of the centre of… Read more »