Lift Me Up Lovely As A Tree Lift Me Up Lovely As A Tree This card uses retiring In Color, Mint Macaron, and the Lift Me Up bundle. Now the bundle, which gives you a 10% discount, is retiring however the individual items, stamp set and thinlit dies, will be available separately in the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue. Watch the video to see how I achieved this look. Videos are published 3 times per week, don’t miss another one…. 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 »

Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading (Video) Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading. This post will show you how I used the Watercolor Pencils with this ever so cute stamp set called Yummy In My Tummy which is soon to retire. I use the Masking Technique with Watercolor Pencils to achieve this shaded look of these cute monsters from Yummy in My Tummy. Watch the video to see how I achieved it. Don’t want to miss another of… 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 »

High Tide Again High Tide Again. When you make one card using a set, why not make a second while you have the set out? Right? So, that’s what I did here. I made one yesterday for the Latte Girls Freshly Brewed Blog Hop yesterday. Here’s a close up view of the Lighthouse. I’ve stamped the Lighthouse in Marina Mist using both the shadow and whole image stamps available in the set and then hand cut the Lighthouse and mounted it on… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – High Tide Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – High Tide – we’re all sharing inspiration created from this set. It’s a photopolymer stamp set which can be multi-stepped or single, it’s up to you. Great for inspirational cards and for masculine cards. Make sure you see the inspiration shared by the other Latte Girls. I just love the Serene Scenery DSP Stack and it retires soon. I’ve used one of the 6″ x 6″… Read more »

Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree Are you part of my Virtual Classroom? If you were you would have a Video tutorial on this Lift Me Up with Lovely As A Tree card and all the instructions to make it. New classes coming  monthly, so keep an eye out for information or better still, sign up for my Newsletter so you won’t miss any announcements. Now, I will tell you I have used Mint Macaron Classic Stampin’ Pad… 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 »

The Latte Girls team are looking at Balloons today, in particular the hot air type. Stampin’ Up! have a terrific bundle in the Occasions Catalogue which fits this theme perfectly. Oh this is a gorgeous bundle and I have a class running on it for next month. What? You didn’t know? Sign up for my Newsletter to stay up to date AND receive 3 free tutorials every full issue. Click on the banner below or sign up in the side bard…. Read more »

Today’s blog hop with the Latte Girls is all about Square cards – 3″ x 3″; 4″ x 4″ or 5″ x 5″ cards. I decided to go with some 4″ x 4″ Birthday Gift Cards: Aren’t they just sweet? So easy to make as well and I just loved the Candle Border Punch. These two have the Crushed Curry candle paper from the Party Animal Designer Series Paper and Emerald Envy on the front. I made them look slightly… Read more »