Embossing Paste Glitter

Embossing Paste Glitter I just love the effect this Embossing Paste Glitter makes for card backgrounds. It makes a simple card look glitzy and glamorous. The post I did previously had a Video tutorial on how to achieve this technique which is really easy. You can see it here. You’ll just love Stampin’ Up!’s new Embossing Paste. It’s easy to use. There are many different techniques which it can be used for and many different paper craft projects including cards… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Christmas in July

Freshly Brewed Christmas in July This week the Latte Girls are inspiring you with Freshly Brewed Christmas in July projects. It’s never too early to get a start on your Christmas Gift Giving and Card making, so hopefully after today you’ll have some inspiration to get you started. This week, as we speak, I’m moving into my new home. So as time was scarce leading up to this post I CASED the Catalogue and you can see this card on page… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background. I featured this technique a little while ago but did it again in a Watercolor Pencil Class. It’s very easy and the class participants loved it as their first foray into Watercolor Pencils, Watercolor Paper and Stampin’ Up! Spritzers. You can see how the technique is done here. The Deatiled Dragonfly Thinlits Dies was die cut using Silver Foil and adhered to the front of the card with Glue Dots. The sentiment… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Gift BASKET Today we’re making this little Gift Basket which would be great for Easter Treats. It’s made using the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits Dies. Don’t miss another of my Video Tutorials. Subscribe today!! Thank you for subscribing Cut the Gift Card Envelope Thinlit Die 4 times from designer Series Paper or double-sided card stock Remove the right side of each gift card and only leave 1/4″ or 1cm on outside of left hand side score line Cut the base… Read more »

Scrapbook Layout with Tassels I had lots of fun making this Scrapbook Layout with Tassels. This is one of my gorgeous Grand daughter’s in her day care photo from last year before she turned 2. She doesn’t much like things in her hair to keep it tidy and she’s a bit of an imp but very lovable. Here’s a closer look at the gold foil label from the Cupcakes & Carousels Kit. I used my Stamp-A-Ma-Gig to position the sentiment as… Read more »

Double The Fun Bag You’ll love making this Double The Fun Bag which is made from 1 sheet of Designer Series Paper or Patterned Paper, some ribbon and adhesive. That’s all it takes to make one of these bags which has a double pouch and will fit Stampin’ Up! Note Cards and Envelopes in it. Perfect for a Hostess Gift or as a Gift for someone special. Mothers’ Day is coming up and it would make a lovely gift along… 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 »