Freshly Brewed Projects: Trees

Welcome to today's blog hop it is all about Trees I do like a stamp set with trees in it and Stampin' Up! have so many different stamp sets to choose from it was hard to pick one. But I have just had a weekend away on the beautiful south coast of NSW and had … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Trees

Techniques on Tuesday: Scratch n Sniff

This is a fun technique that will take you back to your childhood. Do you remember scratching a picture and being able to smell the scent. You can create a scented embossing powder by mixing 1 part sugar free jelly or drink mix with 1 1/2 part clear embossing powder. Supplies that you will need: … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Scratch n Sniff

Techniques on Tuesday: Two-Step Stamping Variation

Two-step stamping is when you layer two or more stamped images to create the completed image. Stampin' Up! have a number of Two-Step Stampin' sets in their catalogues. Photopolymer or transparent stamp make this technique a little easier. But it can be achieved with the red rubber stamps as well but you will need a … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Two-Step Stamping Variation

Techniques on Tuesday: Spotlighting

This technique highlights a section of an image by adding colour to a small part of the image. It is a great way to add a little colour without having to colour the whole image or background. Supplies that you will need: outline stamped image, Stampin' Blends, memento ink, Designer Series Paper, layering dies, card … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Spotlighting

Techniques on Tuesday: Stained Glass

This technique gives you the look of Stained Glass and is a simple and effective way to add colour and light to your cards and projects. Today I have a few different ways for you to create this look. I hope you enjoy and have a go at creating your own Stained Glass Windows. Supplies … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Stained Glass

Techniques on Tuesday: Shirt Fold

Something a little different for you today. With Father's Day coming up I wanted to share this card created for my Family Fun class. Also I have a guest presenter for the video below. My husband Glen is joining us today. This card sample does use retired Designer Series Paper and stamp but I have … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Shirt Fold

Techniques on Tuesday: Inking Stamps with Markers

You do not always need to have ink pads to add some colour to your stamps. In fact inking your stamps with markers can give you a very colourful result. You can also illuminate or choose a section of the stamp by just colouring what you want on an image. Painted Poppies Supplies that you … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Inking Stamps with Markers

Techniques on Tuesday: Shaving Cream

By simply swirling two or three different colours of ink into shaving cream this technique gives you a beautiful marbled finish. This can then be used as a background piece or stamped on for a unique colour effect. I love how each piece turns out differently every time I play with this technique. It can … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Shaving Cream

Techniques on Tuesday: Embossed Kisses

This techniques is great way to add a little bit of extra detail to your stamped images and create a different look each time. It is also another great way to use your embossing folders without having to use an embossing machine. You can use either side of the folder to get two different looks. … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Embossed Kisses

Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Stitching

This technique gives you the look of a stitched line or pattern on your card stock. Faux Stitching is a great way to add a little bit of texture to a project or provides an interesting border. Supplies that you will need: Piercing tool and piercing mat, a piercing template and/or a ruler, and Stampin' … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Stitching