A Pick-Up Full Of Love + Die Cutting Stencil Plastic

Hello! My parents are reaching a major milestone this month, celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary! Of course, I had to make something special for the event and the usual, mature looking florals just didn't seem to accommodate my father, as well as my mother. Flowers on a card for my father just doesn't suit him. … Continue reading A Pick-Up Full Of Love + Die Cutting Stencil Plastic

Die Cut Inlay Using Altenew Floral Layering Cover Die A 

Hello! If you follow me you're probably wondering why you have already received my draft copy of this post. I work on these posts on my phone, whenever I get the chance. This post was drafted while sitting in a hospital  waiting room and while working, I got bumped by a passing wheelchair and I … Continue reading Die Cut Inlay Using Altenew Floral Layering Cover Die A 

Navy, Pink and White + Make Your Own Antistatic Bag

Hello! Who doesn't love ink blending when using distress inks? They mix beautifully, making new colours as they blend. I laid down Picked Raspberry, Blueprint Sketch and Chipped Sapphire distress inks onto two pieces of cardstock, using a mini blending tool. One piece of card was already cut to fit the centre of the 5"×7" card front. Inking the … Continue reading Navy, Pink and White + Make Your Own Antistatic Bag

No Line Colouring, Using A Stencil

Hello! A popular colouring trend is no line colouring but it's usually done by stamping images with a light coloured ink. Today I'm showing how tracing around a stencil, and a little imagination can give a similar outcome to the stamped version. Tim Holtz stencils are always great to have in your stash and this year's … Continue reading No Line Colouring, Using A Stencil

Enlarging A Stamped Image For A Perfect Fit.

Hello! Are you all hopping around madly, getting ready for the Easter break? I've made a quick Easter card this week that I don't think I could have made any brighter. The background paper is my first attempt at a rainbow plaid. I wasn't comfortable using post it tape to make my inked stripes, so, for this … Continue reading Enlarging A Stamped Image For A Perfect Fit.

A Simple Tea Party 

Hello! Today I've made a very quick card to enter into this week's Simon Says Stamp Challenges. Simon Says Stamp's Monday Challenge theme is to use layers and Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge is to use more than one die or punch. I'm recovering from stomach surgery (that I had last Tuesday) and am still on powerful painkillers. My … Continue reading A Simple Tea Party 

Pencil Colouring, Using Vaseline

Hello! I recently made a card where I blended economy coloured pencils using baby oil. I was asked what other oils could be used instead and I made the comment that Vaseline petroleum jelly would also work as a blender. I prefer to use Vaseline to blend cheaper pencils, so I thought I would make a piece to … Continue reading Pencil Colouring, Using Vaseline