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 »

Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop - Bordered Sentiment

This month we’re focusing on Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop Bordered Sentiment. This is a wonderful technique, which is new to me, but I loved doing it. You’ll get lots of tips and tricks for this technique so make sure you check out all the inspiration from the Design Team Stamping Techniques 101 Blog Hop Bordered Sentiment For this one I: Stamped the sentiment first in Old Olive Drew a double border on each side of the sentiment with my Basic… 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 »

My 10 Tips to Save

I did a quick Live with Libby on Saturday last and it featured My 10 Tips to Save, with Stampin’ Up! shopping of course. I decided to write a post about it too or you can watch the edited video below. My 10 Tips to Save   My 10 Tips to Save Buy the starter kit. It’s only $169 and you choose $235 worth of FREE product. That’s $66 worth of FREE product. Plus, there’s free shipping on it. Then, after… 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 »

Large Decorated Clothes Pegs

My post today is an edited version of my Live with Libby from last Tuesday where I showed how I did two Large Decorated Clothes Pegs and shared one other sample as well. They’re super fun, quick and easy to make. All you need is a large timber clothes peg and some Designer Series paper, throw in a bit of glue and your scissors and you’re done Large Decorated Clothes Pegs So, this is the first one we make and I’ve… 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 »