White Velvet Paper Techniques

I showcased some new products in my Live With Libby on Tuesday last. I shared some cards made with the new Snowflake Showcase Suite of products and part of that were some White Velvet Paper Techniques and how to heat emboss on Window Sheets. Now I didn’t have a finished card but will share my finished cards in my next Live With Libby on Tuesday and one lucky participant will win the cards I make. So don’t miss my Live With Libby on Tuesday…. Read more »

Celebrate

Welcome to this month’s Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop for October we have the theme Celebrate. I am sure you will gain many ideas and lots of inspiration as you visit each blog in this International Hop. Thank you for joining us. Celebrate What occasions do you associate with this word? Parties, Wedding, Engagements, Special Birthdays? Well, my little Granddaughter loves her ballet and we celebrated her love of dance. This was one of those special ballet’s just for children and only went… Read more »

Shimmer Paint Christmas

Missed my post yesterday? I did 2 on Wednesday and thought I’d give you a break. So, today I have Shimmer Paint Christmas. This was so much fun, really. It is a bit messy but you’re not having fun unless you get messy or is that inky? Shimmer Paint Christmas This was the first of the two cards I made during my Love with Libby on Tuesday. I used the Merry Christmas To All Photopolymer Bundle. After the Emboss Resist Technique… Read more »

Christmas Week

Hi all! I’ve decided to have a Christmas Week. I know I have already shared some Christmas cards, but thought I’d do a few more and get you inspired. I will try to use traditional Christmas colours this week. I’ve decided to start with Dashing Deer Christmas Week Use a sentiment from the Dashing Deer Clear-Mount Bundle, to stamp in Versamark Pad on Tranquil Tide A4 Cardstock. Then heat set it with your Heat Tool and Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder. Punch… Read more »

Die Cut Masking

Hop along with the Design Team to explore the possibilities of Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop – Die Cut Masking. This is an easy but effective technique which will have you making great cards just like a pro in no time. Die Cut Masking My  steps for making this project Place Masking or Painter’s Tape on the clear platform Add your die or dies cutting side down on the tape and run it through your Big Shot with the other clear… Read more »

It's All About Hearts

The Latte Girls have some sweet projects for you today in It’s All About Hearts. Hop along with us and see all the inspiration It’s All About Hearts My project today is all about thanks and has hearts on it which have been die cut with the Big Shot and Big Shot Magnetic Platform and then embossed with the Big Shot Big Shot Embossing Mats I’ve also used the Big Shot Embossing Mats to emboss the background with the ‘stitched’ die from… Read more »

Decorative Details

Do you ever wonder if you should put Decorative Details on a project? Well this week, I’m showing before and after photos of projects so you can decide for yourself. Plus I’ll give you a few tips as well. Decorative Details Tip: Use a bundle to make your projects and it cuts down the time and cost of making a number of projects. Here I’ve used the Stitched All Around Clear-Mount Bundle. It comes with dies which cut and emboss which is… Read more »

Global Stamping Friends has an inspiring line up of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators who will showcase projects using products from the Holiday Catalogue – Extraordinary Hop Holiday Catalogue Extraordinary Hop Holiday Catalogue This is almost a monotone card. Use Versamark or Versamark and Clear Emboss Powder to create a tone on tone effect Select a colour on which the above technique will show up well, lighter colours are more difficult to see the effect Use a similar or the same colour ribbon as… Read more »

Shimmer Paint Techniques

Hello, and welcome to another blog post. Today I’m writing about Shimmer Paint Techniques and will share some techniques with you. I also have an edited version of my Facebook Live where I shared how I did three different techniques. Shimmer Paint Techniques It’s difficult to see the shimmer paint in the photo Add some drops of Shimmer Paint to a Stampin’ Spritzer with Rubbing Alcohol, shake well and spray Ink up your stamp and add dabs of Shimmer Paint to… Read more »

Holiday Catalogue Fun

Welcome to our ESAD Holiday Catalogue Fun Blog Hop. You will get lots of inspiration and project ideas using products from the Holiday Catalogue. So grab your favourite beverage and hop along with us. Holiday Catalogue Fun I’m doing a week-long feature on using Shimmer Paint and this is the first of many projects I hope to share. Using the Swirls & Curls textured Impressions Folder (Holiday Catalogue), I have embossed, then used a sponge to add the Copper Shimmer Paint… Read more »