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 »

Embellished Frosted Floral

I have a video to share today with a bit of a difference. There is a technique included using Shimmer Paint. I’ve used the gorgeous Frosted Floral Designer Series Paper and added some extras in what I have called Embellished Frosted Floral. Embellished Frosted Floral I have used Shimmer Paint a few times in the last month or so and each time I’ve had a different technique to share with you. In today’s video replay I share how I used… Read more »

Design Elements

Today I’m sharing some different Design Elements using the Stitched All Around Clear-Mount Bundle. Sometimes it’s the little additions we make to a project which just make it stand out from the rest. Design Elements Take this card for instance. Looks perfectly nice the way it is, don’t you think?  I’ve combined a number of elements along with my stamping, to add interest to the card Different images stamped on the card front Tonal or generational stamping Colour Popped up sentiment to… Read more »

Embellishments

Join us on the blog hop! It’s all about the Embellishments this week. We’re creating projects which show a ‘before & after’ embellishments to show how much a couple of sequins or pearls can add to a card. Embellishments This is the before shot of my card without embellishments. Looks alright, doesn’t it? I had a lot of fun creating this card and used a colour I’ve hardly touched since it came out in the 2018 – 2019 Annual Catalogue. Can… Read more »

I have another card today for you to decide whether it looks better with or without embellishments. Stitched Thank You uses a number of stamps from the Stitched All Around Clear-Mount Bundle as well as the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch. Stitched Thank You Tip: Do some tone on tone stamping to add some interest and dimension to your card front. Use Night of Night Of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad on Night Of Navy A4 Card Stock This photo shows the tone on tone… Read more »

Chalkboard Technique

This month we’re doing Stamping Techniques To Try is the Chalkboard Technique. You’ll love this quick and easy but effective technique. I’ve basically used the same stamp set for each card. I changed the technique on each card and will explain as I go Chalkboard Technique Card 1 With a sponge swipe it across a Whisper White Craft Stampin’ Pad, then lightly across the black card starting off the card Stamp the sentiment in Whisper White Craft Stampin’ Pad and either heat… Read more »

Inky Swish Technique

, Today’s ink technique is brought to you by fun!! Oh yes, you read correctly. This technique is a lot of fun and you can use any combination of ink pad colours you like. I’ve called it the Inky Swish Technique. I saw this technique by LeeAnn Graaf and decided to share it with you. Inky Swish Technique What You Will Need: Stamp sets – Winter Woods Clear-Mount Stamp Set and Blended Seasons Clear-Mount Stamp Set Embellishments – Linen Thread and Rhinestone Basic Jewels Colouring Tools – Basic… Read more »

Inked Water Colour Background

Today’s card features an Inked Water Colour Background. I played around with this during my Live With Libby on Facebook this week and this is what I came up with Inked Water Colour Background What You Will Need Stamp Sets – Winter Woods Clear-Mount Stamp Set and Blended Seasons Clear-Mount Stamp Set Embellishments – Pearl Basic Jewels Colouring Tools – Basic Black Dark Stampin’ Blends and Aqua Painters Ink – Night Of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad, Blueberry Bushel Classic Stampin’ Pad and Shaded Spruce Classic Stampin’ Pad Card – Watercolor Paper, Blueberry Bushel… Read more »

Stella Watercolor Pencils

A different twist to the Blended Season bundle and the Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 today. Stella Watercolor Pencils uses Clear Wink of Stella to activate the colour in the pencils. Stella Watercolor Pencils I just love the effect the Clear Wink of Stella leaves. Gorgeous colours make for simple and quick colouring too. What You Will Need: Stamp set & Dies Bundle – Blended Seasons Clear-Mount Bundle Colouring Tools – Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 and Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush Ink – Jet Black Stazon… Read more »

Colour Your Season Blog Hop

Welcome to another ESAD offering of Colour Your Season Blog Hop. Be inspired by the creativeness of all the Demonstrators sharing. Colour Your Season Blog Hop What You Will Need: Stamp Bundle – Blended Seasons Clear-Mount Bundle Embellishments – Silver Baker’s Twine Colouring Tools – Watercolor Pencils, Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2, Calypso Coral Dark Stampin’ Blends Marker, Dark Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Marker and Dark Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends Marker Ink – Jet Black Stazon Ink Pad Card – Window Sheets, Sparkle Glimmer Paper, Shimmery White A4 Card Stock, Mint Macaron A4 Cardstock and Highland Heather… Read more »