Celebrate D.S.P. For the month of October we will Celebrate D.S.P. Why? Stampin’ Up! have a great promotion going. Buy 3 get 1 FREE (for selected designs). FREE is great isn’t it? Look at what’s on offer: I’ll place a chart at the end of this post but isn’t this a terrific offer? So, for October I’m going to try and post ideas to use your Designer Series Paper and today’s Quick & Easy Tutorial is brought to you with that in… Read more »

Beautiful You GDP #105_2

Today’s Quick and Easy card revolves around Beautiful You GDP #105. I decided to do this colour challenge as they use colours from the Orange palette and those who know me, know they’re not colours I’m comfortable using. They’re lovely colours and Stampin’ Up! have so many products which coordinate with each other. So here’s my card using Beautiful You GDP #105. I’ve used Tangerine Tango for the outline and Peekaboo Peach to colour the dress. Lemon Lime Twist and a Blender… Read more »

I have a video for you today which looks at a Background Technique which is quick and easy and takes few supplies. Background Technique Yes, the front of the card is Watercolor Paper stamped with Basic Grey Archival Ink and they coloured using Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Old Olive ink pads and a Blender Pen.  However, I want you to look at the background, behind the Well piece. Don’t recognise the stamp? That because it’s not a stamp… Read more »

Wood Words I have a couple of friends undergoing treatment for various cancers at the moment and I decided I’d make this card using Wood Words Stamp Set and Wood Textured designer Series Paper Stack. I used the Basic Black Archival ink as I used Ink Pads and a Blender Pen to colour the flowers, leaves and flower centres. The Archival Inks are perfect for this technique. Here’s my card: I understand it may be a bit difficult to see the… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Sentiments

Freshly Brewed Sentiments Welcome to another Latte Girls Blog Hop and this week it is Freshly Brewed Sentiments. I decided to use the stamp set Bright Wishes. I have a couple of friends who are battling Cancer and I like to send them cards which are bright and cheery but also have some meaning to them. Now make sure you check out the other blogs in the hop after reading my post: Leonie I had fun making this card. It’s… Read more »

Split Colouring

Split Colouring Today’s Video brings you Split Colouring. This is a great technique I only just discovered and felt sure you’d enjoy it too. It yields 2 card fronts for you to add to card bases and is relatively easy for you to do. You will need a stamp which has a large image, I’ve used Birthday Blooms, some Clear Emboss Powder and your Stamp-A-Ma-Jig as well as your Watercolor Pencils. Here’s one of the samples I made using the… Read more »

You've Got Style

You’ve Got Style Remember the Glossy Faux Watercoloring technique where I dropped ink onto the card and used a Stampin’ Spritzer with alcohol in it? Well here’s the second piece of card front made combined with You’ve Got Style. You’ll need to watch the video to see how the background was created. The ribbon bits were scraps from other projects and they matched and fitted perfectly on this card. I’v coloured the image with a Blender Pen and Watercolor Pencils…. Read more »

Birthday Delivery Watercolored

Birthday Delivery Watercolored Birthday Delivery Watercolored. This post features yet another card from my Watercolor Pencil Class recently where we used Shimmery White Card, Birthday delivery Photopolymer Stamp Set, Basic Black Archival Ink and a Blender Pen. The ladies just coloured some images in on Shimmery White card and took them home to complete cards as they wished. I chose to complete mine as a class sample. The Watercolor Pencils and Blender Pens really do make this type of colouring… Read more »

Embossing Paste More Adding Colour

Embossing Paste More Adding Colour Today I want to show you two more ways to colour your Embossing Paste. Embossing Paste More Adding Colour uses Watercolor Paper, Ink Pad, Aqua Painter, Re-Inker and a Stampin’ Spritzer. This card uses the Watercolor Paper which was coloured with an Aqua Painter and the ink from a Soft Suede Classic Stamp Pad. Watch the video to find out more: Don’t miss any more technique videos. Subscribe today. Thank you for your support. I… Read more »

Stained Glass Dragonfly

Stained Glass Dragonfly Stained Glass Dragonfly Today I bring you another card made in a class recently. This class had a focus on Watercolor Pencil Techniques and we only just touched the surface of all the techniques you can do with Watercolor Pencils. So this technique is the Stained Glass Technique. Here is my card: The card base is Basic Black and then we have sandwiched a piece of Vellum and Whisper White together and then adhered it to the… Read more »