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

Freshly Brewed Projects: Framed

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Framed I had been pre-cutting out some rectangles for another class and had a lot of rectangle frames left over. Are you like me and find it hard to throw away things that might be used for something else........ Well now I'm glad I didn't because … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Framed

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

Freshly Brewed Projects: Slimline Card

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Slimline Cards Did you know that Slimline Cards are the new craze at the moment. When I first went looking for the details on how to create one I found lots of images and lovely cards but had trouble finding the dimensions. I quickly realised that … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Slimline Card

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

Freshly Brewed Projects: Father’s Day

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Father's Day It is nice to spoil that special guy in your life on Father's Day. I have come up with a great combo to share with you today. I actually created it for my Family Fun Class and it was a hit. My daughter even … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Father’s Day

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

Freshly Brewed Projects: Ways with Shapes

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Ways with Shapes There are so many way to incorporate shapes into your projects. The first thing that came to mind was all the layering shaped dies that we have. I recently purchased the Stitched Triangle Dies and had not used them. This is the perfect … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Ways with Shapes

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

Freshly Brewed Projects: Ways with Vellum

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Ways with Vellum Vellum is one of those papers that I tend to forget about and there are so many way you can use it. It can be used for a background, sentiment or embellishment. You can stamp on it as well as dry embossed and … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Ways with Vellum