Better Than Hallmark My new monthly stamp club is called ‘Better Than Hallmark’. Read on to find out more. How does this work? Your commitment is for the current month only Each month there will be a new bundle You buy the products from my Online store and use the current Hostess Code (NMQXUGGN) I send you enough supplies to make 4 projects using the monthly bundle I email you 5 files containing the instructions for the 4 projects plus… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Latte Girls Team Meeting This is the Make & Take I designed for the last Latte Girls Team Meeting. It uses the ‘So Very Much’ stamp set which is available FREE through Sale-A-Bration at the moment. Here’s what’s in the set: It’s a great set and even though the ‘Thank You’ is large, it has many possibilities. Stamp as I have above and cut the card accordingly Stamp in a light colour or as tone on tone as a background… Read more »

In a post I did this week for my Watercolor Bundle Class, I showed how I had some small pieces of Designer Series Paper left over and said I had a use for them. This card and today’s video show how I used them. This is such an elegant stamp set with many, many uses. It also lends itself to a variety of techniques, not just water colouring I hope you enjoyed this Video Tutorial which gave you a tip… Read more »

So, would you like to see some items made with product from the new Occasions Catalogue and FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure? I hope you said YES!!! This is quite a long post with lots of photos so I hope you stay to the end as there could be a surprise. I’ll start with three cards I have made.   This is the outside of an Envelope Fold Card which is one of the techniques for next month –… Read more »

I am so blessed to know these lovely ladies who regularly attend my classes. On the first Saturday of each month I hold a Technique Class. Now even while I had a broken ankle for 3 months, these lovely ladies kept in touch and were happy to reschedule classes when I was able to teach again. I thought I’d share some of the lovely hand-made items I received. Hand made card from Beryl Sentiment on the inside of Beryl’s card… Read more »

So, what do we do in a Scrapbook Layout Class? I give you all the product you need to make 2 beautiful scrapbook pages and you can purchase extra kits if you a specific occasion in mind. So here is the layout for February: This double page could be used for many occasions such as weddings, birthdays, new year, even Christmas. The possibilities are limitless. You can move the elements around to suit yourself. You don’t have to make it… Read more »