DAD Card Today I’m bringing you a DAD Card. Fathers’ Day here in Australia is only about a month away and it’s never too early to get those cards made for those special people in your life. Now, I made this video some time ago when my friend Leonie and I were going to start a tutorial group, however other things got in the way and we didn’t move forward with the idea. So, I decided to share these unearthed… Read more »

Layered Die Cuts

Layered Die Cuts Today’s video and blog post show how I Layered Die Cuts for a really interesting effect on a card front suitable for anyone really. Here’s my completed card: Now, although I’ve added ribbon and rhinestone jewels to the front, you could easily add some stamping say from Timeless Textures to make it look more masculine. Add a strip of Black Shimmer or some Burlap Ribbon  or Linen Thread for a totally different look. Try using the Wood… Read more »

Stormy, Stormy Night This Stormy, Stormy Night card is the result of the Glossy Card Technique I shared recently using Reinker and Rubbing Alcohol in a Stampin’ Spritzer. You can see it the post and video here. This card front reminded me of a stormy night at sea, quite a few of which I’ve seen whilst waiting for my husband to return from fishing, on the South Coast of N.S.W. Then my mind went to High Tide and the lighthouse…. 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 »

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 »