Tag Archives: watercolour

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 »

Balloon Adventures take off with this double page layout

Balloon Adventures Scrapbooking Kit and April Creative Class (rescheduled) I have rescheduled April’s ‘From Picture to Page’ Scrapbooking and Project Life Creative Class to Friday 31 March 2017 (10am-1pm) as I am attending Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage Local at the start of April.  This class, featuring the Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper (DSP) and the Balloon Adventures… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Jar of Love Bundle Creative Class

  Jar of Love Bundle September Technique Teaser Creative Class – Sunday 18 September I have been dying to use this bundle in a class.  When I first saw it in the 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue, I couldn’t wait to use it – but I got a little waylaid on the way with lots… Read More »

Pretty Kitty Birthday Card

A special Pretty Kitty I don’t get to play too often as I am always preparing projects for classes or special events.  But I needed a special card for a friend – it had to be special because the recipient is a talented cardmaker who always creates the most divine cards for me for my birthday.… Read More »

Timeless Love Wreath Easel Card

Simple Easel Card Have you ever purchased a stamp set and then left it sitting  on the shelf for awhile.  Every time you look at it, you remember your grand ambitions, and feel a little guilty.  Timeless Love was that stamp set for me.  I loved it when I first saw the set and immediately knew… Read More »

Fairy Celebration – which stamp set is ‘fairy’est of them all?

Stampin’ Up! Fairy Celebration Stamp Set There are over 250 stamp sets in the new catalogue but the Fairy Celebration set just jumped right out at me when I first flipped through.  I am not sure why – I am not usually attracted to line stamps because they need colouring and that is not one… Read More »

Criss Cross Card featuring Rose Wonder Stamp Set

Criss Cross Card Do you sometimes create a card that you just love?  This is one such card.  It is a technique card with some easy water-colouring.  It is also an unusual card in that you create a criss cross pocket sleeve and a single sheet card insert containing the sentiment.  It is not a difficult… Read More »

Don’t miss out on these popular fancy folds classes

Fancy folds classes – don’t miss out I still have some vacancies for this week’s Better than Hallmark Creative Class (Friday 20 May 7-9pm $15) and the Technique Teasers Creative Class (Sunday 22 May 1-5pm $25).    These are both fabulous classes, featuring fancy folds techniques and have been booking out.  Numbers are limited with only a couple of places left. … Read More »