Category Archives: Stamping Techniques

Different Stamping techniques

Beautiful You Coaster Tile VideoTutorial

Beautiful You Coaster Tile steals the show Afternoon everyone.  Things are pretty busy around here at the moment as I get ready for the release of the new annual catalogue on 1 June. One of the products that carried over from the Occasions Catalogue was a favourite, and it seems, one of your favourites as… Read More »

Upcoming Card Classes – One Sheet Wonder or Gender Neutral Cards

21 April 2017       Friday Better than Hallmark/Just Cards Creative Class – Gender Neutral Cards (two sessions) Time: 10am-12md ($17) and 7pm- 9pm  ($17)     Location: at my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects:  These cards are gender neutral, no flowers, bling or pastels – can be used for both males and females.  I love cards like… Read More »

Dragonfly Dreams water wash clear block background technique

Water Wash Background technique Sometimes handmade cards can appear to be difficult to recreate but this one is really ‘easy peasy’.  This card was also one of the projects for my Better than Hallmark Creative Class last month.  It uses a simple water wash clear block background technique. Apply colour onto your clear block (Block… Read More »

Collage Stamping Technique featuring Dragonfly Dreams bundle

Collage Stamping Technique Dragonfly Dreams has proved to be one of the most popular bundles from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue and it is certainly a favourite of mine.  This was one of the projects that I designed for the Better than Hallmark class last Friday night and features the Collage Stamping Technique.  The card does look… Read More »

Hey Chick Shaker Card – March Global Stampers Challenge

Hey Chick Shaker Card This shaker card was created for the March Global Stampers Challenge.  I wanted to use the Hey Chick stamp set, another FREE stamp set from the Sale-a-Bration Catalogue.  This stamp set has been one of the most popular – in fact, it sold out within a few days but has now been… Read More »

The Oh So Delicate Dragonfly Dreams March Creative Class

Dragonfly Dreams featuring background techniques -Better than Hallmark Creative Class The Dragonfly Dreams bundle is featured at my technique Creative Class.  Time: 10am-12md ($17) and 7pm- 9pm  ($17)  Friday 24 March 2017  (this class has been rescheduled).  The class will be at my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects: three technique class featuring backgrounds (stamped, sponged and watercoloured)… Read More »

Tasty Trucks from around the Globe – February Global Stampers Challenge

Tasty Trucks by Stampin’ Up! just keep getting cuter Yesterday I featured my entry in the Global Stampers using Tasty Trucks by Stampin’ Up!  It is now time to showcase the projects by other stampers from around the globe.  It always amazes how different each of the projects are. Everyone has used a different colouring technique. Fiona’s… Read More »

Tasty Trucks are the sweetest – Global Stamper’s Challenge

Global Stampers Challenge for February featuring FREE Sale-a-Bration stamp set, Tasty Trucks from Stampin’ Up! with multi-layered handmade card. Also features the Sheltering Tree Stamp Set – tutorial included.

Dragonfly Dreams – sometimes simple just does it

Dragonfly Dreams sparkles I needed a special thank you card.  Ever since I saw the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, I have had this card in mind.  The embossing folder creates such a beautiful texture (which sadly does not show up in this image).  My idea was to emboss a piece of Whisper White cardstock,… Read More »

Everyone has a need for an ‘Everyday Hero stamp set’ in their craft room

The stamp set for the Everyday Hero in your life Stampin’ Up! is all about stamp sets and every new catalogue is full of them.  I make a list of my favourites but this one, Everyday Hero, certainly jumped out for me.  I couldn’t wait to create a card using this set.  It is pretty versatile as it… Read More »

Beautiful You Watercolour Tile Sneak Peek

Beautiful You and Mediterranean Moments just work together Sometimes I have a creative blitz and I can’t wait to make a project – and this was one of those projects.  I have been playing around stamping on glazed tiles using Stazon but it was too fiddly to enjoy.  I changed the type of tile I… Read More »

Merry Mice come alive for Christmas!

Merry Mice Better than Hallmark/Just Cards Creative Class Time: 10am-12md Friday 21 October 2016 ($16) and 7pm- 9pm  ($16 as a special offer, free with a qualifying order night class only)     Location: my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects:  Two cards featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Merry Mice Stamp Set – featured techniques – colouring with… Read More »

In a card sketch, simplicity is the king

Can simple be a big winner in a card sketch? I love a good card sketch – and these are fabulous.  They are super simple and use Stampin’ Up!’s fabulous Designer Series Paper (double sided patterned paper).   These can be used to create multiple cards in no time at all. You may have noticed that I have been… Read More »

I am back – Santa’s Sleigh is coming to town!

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Card Yes, I am back crafting – more on that in another post.  I just love this card featuring the Santa’s Sleigh stamp set and coordinating Framelits.  I had this design in my head and the card actually turned out like I pictured it (in the middle of the night – need more sleep, me… Read More »

Flourishing Phrases Better than Hallmark September Creative Class

Flourishing Phrases September Better than Hallmark  Creative Class I really have been spoilt for choice as to what to showcase in my classes – I am running out of classes but not wonderful products.  This is another of my favourites from the 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue, Flourishing Phrases Bundle. As always the sentiments can be… Read More »