Black Magic Technique

Black Magic Technique Black Magic Technique.  This is an easy technique which is very effective for all types of cards but particularly lends itself to masculine cards I think. This technique also works well with flowers so try it with a few different images and stamp sets along with of course your Watercolor Pencils from Stampin’ Up! Watch the video to see more: Don’t miss another video, subscribe today. Thank you for subscribing. I appreciate your support. Just a few… Read more »

Birthday Up & Away

Birthday Up & Away Birthday Up & Away. This is another in my series on the Lift Me Up Stamp Set and Up & Away Thinlit dies. This card also formed part of a class and the card would be suitable for teenagers or men. Change the colours to make it a feminine card. This is a wonderful combination of colours and the clouds were Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to… Read more »

Lift Me Up

Lift Me Up Lift Me Up and Up & Away Thinlit Dies are a great combination to make cards with. I did a class using this stamp set and thinlit dies, plus a few extras, to create some very different cards. The class participants used these products to create 4 cards with matching envelopes. They had lots of fun experimenting with hot air balloons. Here’s one of the cards they made: We wanted to create the illusion of the balloon… Read more »

B Happy Dragonfly Dreams

B Happy Dragonfly Dreams B Happy Dragonfly Dreams This is a bright and uplifting card which is easy to make with the right Stampin’ Up! products. Here’s the sample I made before the Video. Watch the video to see what I used and how I put it together. I will give you some tips below and in the ‘Products’ section will add some alternative products to those that have retired. Don’t miss another videoin this series. Subscribe today!! Thank you for… Read more »

Sponge Brayer Dragonfly Dreams Sponge Brayer Dragonfly Dreams. This post will show you how to combine some sponger brayering with Copper Foil and Copper Emboss Powder to make a great card. I know the Designer Series Paper is now retired so consider replacing it with  Just Add Color Designer Series Paper which is available in the new Annual Catalogue. Watch the video to see what I did and also get a few tips as well. You don’t want to miss… Read more »

Lift Your Spirits Lift Your Spirits.  I’ve written posts previously about the cards I share with you today, however today I have a Video tutorial which shows you how to achieve the effect for any cards you make. Versamark ink has been used and Clear Stampin’ Emboss powder on the card with a Copper Foil hot air balloon. I’ve also used one of the pieces from the Up & Away Thinlits dies to stamp the sentiment and adhered it to the… Read more »

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 »