Hello! I've been working on a project all this week and, while it's progressing slowly, it seems to be draining all my energy. I think it's safer to walk away, for now. I decided to make another project that was going to be finished in a couple of hours. When I've been concentrating so hard, … Continue reading Quick & Easy CAS Card
Hello! This card is another creation inspired completely by design challenges. I've used neopolitan ice-cream colours from Less is More Challenge #331, the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches #290 and the theme of using patterned papers from Cas-ual Fridays Challenge #175. I started by cutting a piece of cream card to use as feature panel on a 5"×7" cream card … Continue reading Maggie’s Neopolitan Roses
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
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.
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