Linen Speciality Paper

I was intrigued by the new Linen Speciality paper in the latest catalogue and decided to buy it. I love the feel of it, but then I had the dilemma – how can I use it? I looked on Pinterest for ideas to no avail, but then, while I was looking through using fabric on […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #30

This month we had a sketch challenge for our Blog Hop using Curves. Although the Curvy dies are sadly not carrying over in the new catalogue, I used this for the curve. It is still available until June in the Mini Catalogue. I chose the new Expressions in Ink DSP for the highlight paper on […]

Quiet Meadow

I have been having a play with some of the new sets from the new Annual Catalogue. This is now available to order from. At a recent Stamp Camp I played with Quiet Meadow. I bought the bundle which includes the stamp set and the dies. I had an idea to make some silhouette cards […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #29

This month’s challenge was a fancy fold card. I decided to do a triangular folding fancy fold. This is fairly simple to cut out and fold and I used the Hydrangea Hill DSP for the front of the card. The base is Seaside Spray card stock and the sentiment is stamped on Basic White cardstock […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #28

We had a colour challenge this month and when I looked at the beautiful colours – Pear Pizzazz, Poppy Parade and Crushed Curry, I was excited and thought it would be easy to come up with something I loved! …. Well that was earlier!!! The first card I tried used Butterfly Bouquet. I think the […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #27

This month we had a sketch as our starting point for our creating. When I saw the January – June Mini Catalogue, there were two sets I fell in love with immediately! One was Hydrangea Hill Suite and the other was Sand and Sea Suite. When they arrived at my place I immediately got Hydrangea […]

Water colour effect using blending pens

This week I watched a video from Linda Bedinger on how to get a water colour effect using blending pens and I thought I would try it the other evening at our team zoom meeting while we talked!! The colours are used on Vellum paper and I cut each sheet into four pieces and worked […]

Very Versailles and Oh So Ombre: Day 31

This concludes a month of daily postings of my card creations. I came back to one of my favourite stamp sets – Very Versailles. I used the shadow technique for this card. I used the Rococo Rose Oh So Ombre DSP and stamped off the script on the background. The leaves were stamped in Rococo […]

Corner Bouquet and Oh So Ombre DSP: Day 30

On yesterday’s card I used my blending brushes. Today’s card uses the Oh So Ombre DSP that gives a similar effect. It comes in four basic colours – Granny Apple Green, Blackberry Bliss, Rococo Rose and Bermuda Bay with several patterns. This is free with a $90 purchase and can be found in the Sale-a-bration […]

Back to Back Blooms: Day 29

I started off with no idea how I was going to make this card!! The general idea was to use my new blending brushes and the Back to Back Blooms stamp set. The first thing I did was stamp some blooms on a piece of Basic White cardstock. This stamp set is quite interesting! You […]