Laying Down Colour – Blender Pen Technique This is a technique I did a Video for, for my Watercolor Bundle Virtual Class. It’s a really easy technique to do but quite effective. Using the technique, you can actually make your own colours using Stampin’ Up!’s Watercolor Pencils. So, it’s fun to mix the colours just to see what alternatives you can come up with. Having some Grid Paper under your work definitely helps too. I also drew a faux frame… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls have a fun Colour Challenge for you. Colour Challenge Aren’t these colours just gorgeous together? I added some Whisper White card and that was all I needed to create today’s card. I’ve also used Avant Garden which is a FREE product from Sale-A-Bration when you purchase A$90. Using Stampin’ Write Markers to colour your stamps before stamping is a great technique to use when you want different parts of your image in different colours. Another… Read more »

Dragonfly Water Colour Wash What do you think of my Dragonfly Water Colour Wash card?  I’ve used the Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper and laid down a wash of So Saffron. I then cam in and coloured with an Aqua Painter and used Cucumber Crush; Peekaboo Peach; Calypso Coral and Early Espresso. I coloured the  bee with Daffodil delight from the Watercolor Pencils. The Dragonfly is cut using Copper Foil and then I needed a sentiment. So, I went… Read more »

Global Design Project #078 Sketch Challenge Oh do I have you all confused? It’s OK, it’s not the weekend yet!! I just decided to do my challenge post a couple of days early to surprise you. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the inspiration from their design team and the inspiration shared by fellow challenge entrants. This week it’s a deign challenge. Design challenges are great as you can flip them, rotate, do lots of… 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 »

WWYS #106 Delicate Details Delicate Details has to be one of my favourites from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure and I have a card which features most of these stamps so I thought it would be a good entry for WWYS #106 Delicate Details this week. Make sure you have a look at the WWYS Blog to see all the inspiration from the Design Team and the other entries in the challenge. Now I did feature this card and another similar in… Read more »

Birthdays & Cake I do love Birthdays and of course Cake. This week I’ve incorporated Birthdays and Cake with Tassels. The Latte Girls are featuring Birthdays & Cake in the blog hop this week. Make sure you visit Leonie and Narelle’s blogs and leave a comment on their inspiration which they share. It’s always amazing and well worth the visit. I used the Cupcakes and Carousels Embellishment Kit from the Occasions Catalogue. Here’s a photo of what’s included in the kit. I… Read more »

Twist & Pop Card a Winner!! This is another of the cards we made in our monthly Technique Class last week. It’s a Twist & Pop Card and once you have a few useful tips, it’s a very easy card to make. This one is made with Island Indigo and Whisper White card stock with some ink distressing around all the edges of the Whisper White card pieces with Stampin’ Sponges or Sponge Daubers. The ladies ‘built’ a garden scene… 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 »