Hello and welcome! We are almost halfway through January! Stampin' Up"s Saleabration is in full swing! Have you seen this year's offering yet? It's fabulous. But these Dainty Flowers Papers are one of my favourites. If you haven't seen them yet, here they are. They are so pretty, they look like watercolour paper. Dainty Flowers Papers From Saleabration I am using the flowers to create this card. This card is totally inspired by this week's Inspire Create Challenge #134. The challenge ... VIEW POST
Dainty Flowers Papers
Soft Seedlings & The Leaf Fall Embossing Folder
It's definitely Autumn, isn't it? It's most definitely sweater weather and I can see the leaves changing beautifully here. Gorgeous yellows and reds are starting to happen. As soon as Autumn was in the air I wanted to combine the Soft Seedlings & The Leaf Fall Embossing Folder with some of the Brushed Metallics card. Check out the replay here to see exactly how it’s made. The Leaf Fall Embossing Folder is SO pleasing to use, with or without the metallic card. You can see a couple of ... VIEW POST
Using White Kraft Ink For Colouring
Hello and welcome. I have a fun technique to share with you today using white kraft ink for colouring. You can use it to colour images that are stamped onto coloured card? I was inspired by an old botanical painting of daffodils I saw in a photography presentation. The gorgeous delicate yellow and white petals - so pretty. It's such an easy an effective technique to add colour to your image when its not stamped onto white card. It also adds a little delicatness (is that a word?) and a ... VIEW POST
Decorative Masks & Embossing Paste!
Did you see the Decorative Masks & Embossing Paste! in the catalogue? They are both definitely what you might call a hidden gem. Our theme for the Stamp Around The UK Video Hop this month is texture. I've been meaning to get the embossing paste out for ages and so it seemed a perfect time! Add some colour to the Shimmery White Embossing Paste using the Stampin Up! reinkers. You can make it any colour you like ! So much fun to do. These colours are Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, and ... VIEW POST
Ink Blending Using A Blending Brush
Coffee and Cards this week is all about Ink Blending using A Blending Brush. Just how cheerful are these cards! They seem to radiate sunshine. We all need some of that. The weather has been decidedly wet, drab, and dull the last few days, and I am longing for some Summer Sunshine. Fingers crossed it will pick up soon. In the meantime, we can create our own. Ink Blending Using A Blending Brush You can see exactly how I made both cards in the replay of this morning's Coffee and Cards ... VIEW POST
Tie-Dye Card With Ink
Hello and welcome to my blog! I've made a Tie-Dye card with ink!. Did you see this lovely background stamp in the new Stampin Up! Annual Catalogue? It was on our Demonstrator Pre Order and it was calling me! So fun. I knew it would be a great one for some ink techniques. Tie-Dye always has that fun retro feel, doesn't it?! I bought my son a tie-dye kit for Christmas this year and he had great fun trying all different designs and colours. Tie-Dye Card With Ink You can see exactly how I ... VIEW POST
You’re My Person!
You're My Person! A perfect sentiment for a Valentine's card don't you think?! Hello and welcome to another Stamper's Showcase Blog Hop, Valentine's day is on the horizon and our theme this month is love. You can see how I made this card in my Facebook Live replay here (uploaded to my YouTube channel) I hope you like it. Please give me a thumbs up and subscribe if you do! The Lovely You stamp set is full of beautiful sentiments for your cards, all in this gorgeous font. I'm not a ... VIEW POST
Ink Splattering With The Sailing Home Bundle
Inspire Create Challenge #064 Hello and welcome to the Inspire Create Challenge #064. We have a colour theme with a twist this week with Night Of Navy, Crumb Cake and also a colour of choice! Perfect to play with some ink splattering with the Sailing Home Bundle. It was all about ink techniques in my class this month. Brayering, sponging, splattering, and masking are all used on this card to create a stormy scene. Every card looks different and we had a great time splattering ... VIEW POST