Beautiful You Aqua Painter Effect

Beautiful You Aqua Painter Effect Beautiful You Aqua Painter Effect.  This is a card which appeared in my Virtual Classroom earlier in the year and can give you added uses to your Stampin’ Up! Images. Watch the video  to see how easy this technique really is and it needs few supplies. I ended up adding small dots of Fine Tip Glue Pen to this card to make it look like it was raining. Sprinkle some Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter on… Read more »

Rustic Country Livin’ Rustic Country Livin’ I decided I had shared lots of feminine cards recently so thought I’d do a masculine themed one instead today. This stamp set and technique could be used for any occasion for a man. You can leave it fairly plain or embellish it with more papers, Linen Thread, Baker’s Twine etc. I love this stamp set for cards as it’s quite versatile. The guitar image in the set is great for the music buffs… Read more »

Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies This is a fun technique which will add depth and great effect to your cards and is just another way to use your dies. Watch the video to find out more: My apologies if there was an annoying sound in the background. When I shot this video it was an extremely hot day and I had a fan going without realising the video would pick up the sound. Anyway I hope you… Read more »

Erasing Part of a Stamped Image Erasing Part of a Stamped Image. This video will show you how to ink up a stamped image and erase part of the colour using a Blender Pen and replacing the erased colour with another colour. You could do this on almost any card but it works best on Watercolor Paper of Shimmery White Card. Watch how easy it is. Don’t miss any more of my technique videos Thanks so much for supporting me by subscribing…. Read more »

Christmas with S.A.M.J. Christmas with S.A.M.J. Last Saturday I held my monthly Technique Class which revolved around using Stampin’ Up!’s Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). The ladies thoroughly enjoyed themselves as we commenced our Christmas Cards for the year with this favourite using Father Christmas So Christmas with S.A.M.J. was achieved by stamping one of the border pieces from the stamp set, then using the S.A.M.J. to place Father Christmas and the other border piece. The border pieces are stamped in Crumb… Read more »

Blender Pen Technique Blender Pen Technique. I must apologise for the initial screen being a little off but believe me the video gets better. I don’t have an actual card to share today, just a technique, so I hope you enjoy the video. Don’t miss another episode Thank you for subscribing You can use this technique with any image stamp. You could do it as part of a card front or as a feature and hand cut the image to add… Read more »

Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video. Although a retired Sale-A-Bratyion Stamp Set you can use the techniques in the video with any stamp set. Just make sure you use Basic Gray Archival Ink or Basic Black Archival Ink. Watch the video and see how I do this technique. This is just one way of doing this technique and you may find an alternate way of doing the same thing and achieving a pleasing result…. Read more »

Rainbow Reinker Technique The Rainbow Reinker Technique is a fun little technique to use for backgrounds on your cards or projects. They would look good as a panel on a box or other 3D project. Watch the video to see how it’s done (and to see how it’s not done – I had a couple of unexpected creations). Measurements & Instructions Card base 21 cm x 14.8 cm scored and folded at 10.5 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″… Read more »

WWYS #108 // Dragonfly Dreams  Time for another challenge post and this week I’m participating in What Will You Stamp’s Challenge #108 using the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set. I just love this set. It’s so versatile and who doesn’t like Dragonflies?  Now, I’ve tried a new technique today called Reinker Rainbow and I’ll have a video on how to do it tomorrow. I’ve used one of the pieces I made for a background for today’s card. The Dragonfly is cut… 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 »