Super Heros Cake Toppers

What do you do when your Grandson is into Super Heros and is having a Super Heros Cake for his 5th birthday? You help out of course! “Mum, can you make the cake toppers ’cause you’re good at craft?” asks DD. Me “Sure thing!” Where do I start? Super Heros Cake Toppers – we didn’t have those in my day. Google is my friend for research. I managed to come up with many images but most are stock photos or have… Read more »

You Can Make It

Stampin’ Up! have listened to many of us and come up with the You Can Make It Bundle. Now you can buy everything in the bindle using just one order number. You don’t get a discount on these bundles but, how good is it you just need the one order number? My Live with Libby last Tuesday featured this very same Bundle of Daisy Delight. Now of course, if you have some of the products, that’s OK just buy the products… Read more »

Sentiments & Punches Tips

I did an impromptu Live With Libby yesterday with Sentiments and Punches Tips. I share tips on the following: Choosing an appropriate punch for a sentiment Colouring ribbon Different ways to use Designer Series Paper on a card Easily attaching a sentiment and doily at the same time Sentiments and Punches Tips I shared this card a short while back and offered a FREE written tutorial, you can see the post here and of course, download the tutorial or you can watch… Read more »

Masked Masking Technique

I was fiddling around on the weekend with my masks and thought I could try a bit of a different technique which I have called Masked Masking Technique. It’s probably been done before by someone else as all things seem to come and go in time. Masked Masking Technique This card uses Flirty Flamingo and Pool Party. The shimmery White Embossing Paste has Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Write Marker ink added to it on the Silicon Craft Sheet. Here’s a closer view:… Read more »

ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop

Welcome to the ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop for the 2018 – 2019 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue. ESAD 2018 Annual Catalogue Launch Blog Hop This was my first Impossible Card which uses Animal Outing and Birthday Background. I felt the ‘streamers’ from Birthday Background could look vine vines in a jungle so stamped them in Old Olive on the Old Olive card I also used the ‘speckle’ image from the same set and added it randomly to the card…. Read more »

Water Colouring Embossed Image

My post today is an edited version of Live With Libby from earlier in the week where I featured Water Colouring Embossed Image. I lost my voice during the live video so it’s a bit funny in parts and you may have to fill in the gaps. A bit like a close exercise from school, but you’ll get the idea. I finished it after the video to give the watercolor paper time to dry. Water Colouring Embossed Image This is a… Read more »

Brusho String Art

Today we have some fun with a technique you probably remember from childhood. I’ve modernised it. Brusho String Art is lots of fun and all you need are some Brusho Colour Crystals, Linen Thread, Watercolor Paper and a book of some sort. Do you remember doing this? It was lots of fun I seem to remember and the benefit is you get 2 card fronts doing this technique just once Brusho String Art   Did you like my video and give… Read more »

Decorated Shopping List

I have an edited version of Live with Libby from last week. The technology gremlins hit big time and I think there were 3 videos all up. However, I’ve managed to edit this down to less than 15 minutes so you can see the Decorated Shopping List. Now you could make these as a gift for anyone and for any occasion. If you do markets, fairs or need ideas for stalls this would be a quick and easy one which won’t… Read more »

Decorated Bull Dog Clips

Here’s another quick and easy gift idea – Decorated Bull Dog Clips. Many times you look for something to hold your papers or files together so why not make it pretty? Make a set and give them as a gift. These would be great for Mothers Day or for any gift giving occasion. Also great for markets and fairs. Decorated Bull Dog Clips You can use just scraps of Designer Series Paper which you have in your stash. Now here’s the… Read more »

Lovely Paper Clips

I have another idea for a Gift for Mum today and it’s Lovely Paper Clips. Ones you decorate yourself and they are quick and easy, I promise. I meant to post this early Thursday but the technology gremlins struck again and Windows 10 Update caused my main computer to crash big time. After wasting many an hour trying to fix it with Google’s help, I managed to fix it myself by pressing a few keys. I now have the wonderful job… Read more »