Layering Masks 1

Layering Masks Today we’re doing something a little different with the masks we’ve been using with the Embossing Paste. Layering Masks shows you how to use two different coloured inks with two different masks to create unique backgrounds for your cards. Here’s the card made from the first sample shown in the video: Don’t miss any more techniques. Subscribe today. Thank you for subscribing, I really appreciate your support This card uses Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide and is… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Fresh Florals Welcome to another Blog Hop with the Latte Girls. This week we’re bringing you Freshly Brewed Fresh Florals. This Designer Series Paper is like a wash over it so parts of the design are faded out while other parts are more defined. It’s beautiful paper as you can see in the image above (if you click on the image it will take you to my online store). I’m always running out of ‘Thank You’ cards so… Read more »

Heat Embossing with Embossing Paste 1

Heat Embossing with Embossing Paste Oh this Embossing Paste is so much fun. Today’s technique is Heat Embossing with Embossing Paste. It’s quick and easy and delivers an unique effect every time. Here is a sample, from the video, which I’ve made into a card: This one features Silver Emboss Powder over the Embossing Paste and it has been left to dry over night before heat setting. (It’s winter here in Australia therefore things take longer to dry.) Watch the… Read more »

Shaded Bees

Shaded Bees Shaded Bees. Here’s another card from one of my classes. This one features Watercolor Pencils with adding colour for depth and for shading. The bees from Dragonfly Dreams are perfect for learning these easy techniques. My card has the Bees stamped on the first layer which was then run through the Big Shot with the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impressions Folder. I added half a Gold Doily under the bee layer. The Bees were coloured with Daffodil Delight and… Read more »

We Love our Hosts Blog Tour 1

We Love our Hosts Blog Tour It’s my absolute pleasure to be involved in this ‘We Love our Hosts Blog Tour’ which is open to Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators worldwide. Make sure you check out all the blogs in the tour to see their inspiration and creativeness using Hostess Reward Stamp Sets. How do I get one of these stamp sets? In Australia, host a workshop with total sales of A$250 or more and you may choose to use your Stampin’… Read more »

Faux Dimensional Embossing 3

Faux Dimensional Embossing Faux Dimensional Embossing. This video today will show you how to achieve a dimensional look to your embossing quite easily and add a bit of WOW factor to your card. Here’s one of the cards: Here’s a closer look at the sentiment piece for the card above: I understand it’s difficult to pick up in the photo, so watch the video to see what I did. Don’t miss another technique video, subscribe today! Thank you for subscribing… Read more »

Vase Up & Away

A Special Vase of Flowers A Special Vase of Flowers This is another in my series on the Up & Away Thinlit dies and what you can make using this product. This card was also part of a class and the ladies thoroughly enjoyed using the product in varying ways. Combining the Thinlit Dies with Jar of Love for the flowers and sentiment have made this quite an easy card to make. The largest die cut hot air balloon from… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Gift Bag

Freshly Brewed Gift Bag Freshly Brewed Gift Bag This week the Latte Girls are bring you projects using the Gift Bag Punch Board. I’ve been able to use 3 of my favourite products this week: Gift Bag Punch Board Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper Coffee Café Photopolymer Bundle I hope you hop along this week and check out all the inspiration on the blogs involved. I made a large Gift Bag and used a piece of DSP which was 12″… Read more »

Delighted With Daisies

Delighted With Daisies Delighted With Daisies The Delightful Daisy Suite is one of my favourites from the current 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue. It’s a very versatile suite, especially if you buy the stamp set and punch bundle and add the Faceted Gems and the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper. Simple, quick and quite easy. You can achieve a similar look by layering and generational stamping. Add a bold sentiment and banner cut the solid colour and you have a lovely… Read more »

Global Design Project #089 Daisy Delight

Global Design Project #089  Daisy Delight  Global Design Project #089  Daisy Delight I had fun today creating for the Global Design Project Colour Challenge this week. I decided to use Daisy Delight and the wonderful coordinating Daisy Punch. So for my card for the Global Design Project #089 I decided to use some Watercolor Paper and do a water wash of colour behind my daisies using a Stampin’ Spritzer and Aqua Painter with Calypso Coral. You can never have too… Read more »