Thursday, 25 May 2017

Hearts and Flowers card

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Today I am sharing another card with the Falling In Love designer paper as a background. I think it really lends itself to simple die cut elements on the top.

Here I have added a heart and flowers both cut using the Blooming' Heart Thinlits dies. I finished it with some Enamel Shapes dots in the flower centres.


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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

VIDEO High Tide Scene Card

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I have been sharing lots of projects using the High Tide stamp set - in this video I show how to get the 2 step stamping layered effect to create a scene.




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Saturday, 20 May 2017

Nailed It & Build It Pop and Flip Card

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There have been lots of these pop and flip cards around and in fact I taught one at my recent 'Cards that make you go Ooh' special class.

So here is my take on the style, featuring the Nailed It stamps and Build It framelits. The outside looks fairly plain apart from the addition of the super fancy Urban Underground Embellishment screws! The 'husband' stamp comes from Guy Greetings.


The clever bit happens when you open the card and the inside pops and twists out to reveal the tools! I love the little nail, screw and nut stamps that go with the tools. 






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Thursday, 18 May 2017

High Tide Silhouette with Watercolour Wash

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Today's card was inspired by one by my team member Sara Harnett, who did a beautiful hand watercolored background.

I took the cheat's way and used the Watercolour Wash background inked up with Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie and Real Red.



After I stamped the lighthouse image in Basic Black, I used black and grey Watercolour Pencils and an Aqua Painter to add more dark colour to the lighthouse and get a true silhouette effect.

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

VIDEO Quick and Simple Doily Card with Embossing

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Today's video is showing you how to make a super quick card...



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Saturday, 13 May 2017

High Tide Block Stamping

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Have you ever accidentally inked up the back of your block and not your stamp? Well if you have then did you know you had found a technique? Block stamping to make backgrounds is a fun technique and here I used it to create a base for the High Tide stamp set.

Just ink up your block - I used two colours - spritz with water and press down. Wait for the paper to dry before stamping any images over the top.

Do you like the effect?





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Thursday, 11 May 2017

High Tide Reflections

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This is a card we did at class last month using the reflection technique.  The High Tide stamp set just really lends itself to all sorts of techniques and styles and we loved making this one - with reflecting done for both the birds and the grass.

Hope you like it.



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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

VIDEO Masked Doily Card

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Today's video shows how to use our Lace Doilies as a mask to create a beautiful background technique...





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Saturday, 6 May 2017

Awesomely Artistic with Vellum Layer Window Card

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This is a card we actually did in class last year - and I suddenly realised I hadn't shared it. We used the Squares Framelits to cut an aperture in the card front and used the white cut out inside the card and stamped the dragonfly image from Awesomely Artistic.

We then embossed a piece of Vellum Cardstock with the Petal Burst Embossing folder and cut and irregular edge then adhered it to the card front.

We stuck a piece of window sheet to the frame and then popped those up above the level of the card front using Foam Adhesive Strips to add some dimension.

The greeting comes from Feather Together. There are a lot of steps - but the cards looks lovely!




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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Swirly Scribbles Celebration Card

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Today I am sharing a large card (this is an A4 folded in half to make an A5 size finished card). I wanted a bold celebration card and went for this simple die-cut design in Melon Mambo, Basic Black and Whisper White.

All the scribbles are cut using the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits and the greeting comes from Confetti Celebrations.



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Tuesday, 2 May 2017

VIDEO Easy Twist and Pop Card Technique

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I have seen lots of these cards - but this shows how to make it EASILY using the Envelope Punch Board from Stampin' Up! Enjoy...



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