Stamped Emboss Resist + Watercolour Wash

You might already be familiar with the emboss resist technique (adding ink on top of an embossed image), but did you know it works really well with watercolours, too? I’ve created a very pretty background using this technique and just few shades of inks. The stamped and embossed background resisted the watercolours beautifully! So cool!

Perennial Birthday – Celebrating You

Perennial Birthday – Celebrating You I love how this card turned out, so much that I wanted to share it with you.  This card also features the 2018-2020 In colours.   Supplies: Stamps – Perennial Birthday (151240) Ink –Lovely Lipstick (147140), Grapefruit Grove (147142), Call Me Clover (147139), Mint Macron (147106), Versamark (102283) Paper – Whisper White (106549), […]

Quick and Easy Birthday Greeting Card

Quick and Easy Birthday Greeting Card I don’t know about you but there are plenty of times I need a quick and easy birthday card to send out to a friend or loved one.  Take a look:   Supplies: Stamps – Balloon Celebrations Ink – Pool Party, Powder Pink, Black Memento Ink Paper – Whisper White Thick CS, Whisper […]

Simple Masculine Birthday Card

Simple Masculine Birthday Card I won’t lie, making masculine cards scare me, I always seem to struggle with how and what to create.  That’s why this week I decided to set myself a challenge.  Setting a challenge lets me stretch my creativity to another level, and think outside the box.  As I shared during my […]

Make It Monday #9 – Emboss Resist

Make It Monday #9 – Emboss Resist Welcome to this weeks Make It Monday tutorial.  I’m super excited to share with you another clean & simple one layer design.  This time I’ve added interest by using an emboss resist technique and sponging. I started by stamping my greeting from the Butterfly Basics stamp set, in […]

Make It Monday #8 – Adding a Glitter Border

Make It Monday #8 – Adding a Glitter Border Last week I shared a tip “How to create a Glitter Border”  read about it HERE.  Today I thought I would share with you how to create the project using this technique. I started off with a piece of Crumb Cake CS and placed  my tear tape […]

Tip & Technique: How To Create a Glitter Border

Tip & Technique: How To Create a Glitter Border Today I want to  share one of my favourite techniques—using tear tape with glitter. I just love the extra bling glitter can add to any project. I find this technique is the easiest way to use glitter and let’s face it, we all have jars of Dazzling […]

Weekend Challenge: Patterned Paper

Weekend Challenge: Patterned Paper  It’s been raining here for the past week perfect weather for crafting.  However, our little town received 226mm in three days which caused a lot of flooding. Although we are safe, other parts of town were not.  Many were evacuated from their homes, others were stranded on property with no way […]

Make It Monday #4: Adding Colour to Outline Images

Make It Monday #4: Adding Colour to Outline Images I use to stay clear of outline image stamps.  Why?  Because they meant extra work, extra time to colour the images and I like to create quick and easy cards.  But I have since discovered a new way to use my outline image stamps, and today […]

Clean & Simple Birthday Card

Clean & Simple Birthday Card The start of a new year for our family there are a lot of Birthdays.  Due to the vast number I need Quick, Easy & Simple cards. I’m a huge fan of patterned paper, I wasn’t always.  When I go to create the first thing I look for is my […]

Quick & Easy Birthday Cards

Quick & Easy Birthday Cards I’m excited to share with you today’s project.  The Occasions catalogue has just recently gone live and there are some amazing new and exciting products to add to your collection of paper crafting supplies. One of my favourite new products is this Picture Perfect Party 6″x 6″ patterned paper pack.  […]

Make a Card Monday

Make a Card Monday This new addition to the blog will happen in one of two ways Every Monday we are going to take a card and make it over using all Stampin’ Up! product AND/ OR We will use  a sketch, colour combination, or some other challenge to create a card This allows you to […]

A Whole Lot of Lovely

A Whole Lot of Lovely I’m loving the all new Designer Series paper that is available in this years catalogue, and A Whole Lot of Lovely is my current favourite.  So much so that I really struggled to bring myself to actually cut it up and use it.  But what good is patterned paper if […]

Rainbow Butterfly Shaker Card

Rainbow Butterfly Shaker Card Hi There!  Today I have a video sharing an easy way to create a window shaker card.  Although I haven’t done one in ages, I decided to give one a try. It was fun! I’m really loving the bright bold colours on today’s project.  I created a colour block for my […]

Shadow Stamping

Shadow Stamping Hello there. Today’s video shares how to do Shadow Stamping.  The fun technique of “stamping shadows” is so-very-easy to do, and yet gives really fun results. I arranged a cluster of solid images from the Garden in Bloom Stamp Set in one corner of  a piece of coloured cardstock from the Brights Collection.  I’ve […]