Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop - Stained Glass

Hello and welcome! I’m really excited about being on this International Design Team. For this month we’re doing Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop – Stained Glass. This is a really easy technique which yields amazing results and with few supplies. Here’s how you do it: Stamp onto Vellum with Versamark and heat set with your chosen Stampin’ Emboss Powder on setting 1 Turn the Vellum to the wrong side and colour Turn back to correct side and you’re done. Make… Read more »

Bethlehem Skyline

Now we’re into December the Monday FREE tutorial download will move into Christmas mode. Today’s card is Bethlehem Skyline. It’s a bit different to my usual cards but I’m sure you’ll enjoy having a try at making one. Bethlehem Skyline This card uses Stampin’ Sponges to add colour. You can use 1 sponge and cut it into four so you have one wedge for each colour. This is a really fun technique, so take your time. Remember to add small light… Read more »

Quick Gift Card Holder

With the lead up to Christmas and all that means with family and friends, I’m going to add my Facebook Love videos here from earlier in the week on a Thursday. Now, look who I met yesterday. The newest member of the ‘Dyson’ Family. Meet Jacob with his very proud Gran. Quick Gift Card Holder This is the first one I made using the Merry Little Labels stamp set and Everyday Label Punch. I’ve used the Holly Berry Builder Punch… Read more »

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 »

Bloomin' Birthday

Bloomin’ Birthday Today’s Quick & Easy Card is Bloomin’ Birthday using Birthday Blooms stamp set and Stampin’ Blends. These new alcohol based markers make tonal colouring so easy, even I could do it. As I’ve said many a time, I failed colouring in at school and really didn’t like it much but these Stampin’ Blends make it a pleasure. They also make for a very quick and easy card for Bloomin’ Birthday. If you decide to download and use the tutorial, an… Read more »

Faux Watercoloring

Faux Watercoloring Did you see the Faux Watercoloring in the above image? It’s so much fun to do and very easy as well. You can do it with any stamp set you like on Watercolor Paper. Here’s my sample card made before I did the Video Tutorial on Faux Watercoloring: Can you see those little splotches of faded out colour on the card front? Well that’s the Faux Watercoloring technique shown in the video. Faux Watercoloring Enjoy the video? Learn something new? Please… Read more »

It’s my great pleasure to be able to join this Fall RemARKably Creative Blog Tour today with international Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Make sure you visit each blog in the Blog Tour to be inspired with projects using products from the current Holiday Catalogue. Fall RemARKabky Creative Blog Tour Now, this Fall RemARKabky Creative Blog Tour should fill yo u full of inspiration for the coming season. Make sure you check out all the blogs.  This is my ‘Fall’ card. I… 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 »

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 »