Card · Techniques

Technique Tuesday….Whitewash Technique

You, like me, may have tried the whitewash technique in the past using white ink… but I was shown this version during a Stampin’ Up! Corporate training recently and had to share how super simple this version is! I didn’t have the new stamp set that was being used – but I had this version… Continue reading Technique Tuesday….Whitewash Technique

Avid Crafter · Card · Christmas · Quick and Easy

Tidings of Christmas inlaid star

Another Tidings and Trimmings offer for you….and one that could easily be changed to be a New Year or even a congratulations card….stars are so versatile! For this card I have raised the layer up and inlaid the star into the card front for added dimension. I made my original with lovely Misty Moonlight …but… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas inlaid star

Card · Fancy fold card · Fun Fold

Sunday Funday….Diagonal Joy Fold

Morning all – well winter seems to be arriving these past few days as the temperature is starting to drop – so the log burner has been burning each evening…. and the days have definitely been shorter! This fold has been around a while – but when I was playing with the gorgeous basic border… Continue reading Sunday Funday….Diagonal Joy Fold

Avid Crafter · Card · Fancy fold card

Tidings of Christmas pretty foldback card

I love this style of card – it is such a pretty way to show off gorgeous patterns – and it is a fun fold that everyone can make with just an extra score line (perfect for Christmas when you might want to make multiples of cards). The die cut foliage and leaves are perfect… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas pretty foldback card

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Sweet as a Peach….with Balmy Blue

Having played around with this stamp set quite a bit….a looked at the samples I had made and they were somewhat peach coloured 🙂 yep – i had so many that were Pale Papaya / Petal Pink /Calypso Coral…. and I hadn’t brought out the Balmy Blue elements. When Balmy Blue appeared in the colour… Continue reading Sweet as a Peach….with Balmy Blue

Avid Crafter · Card · Fancy fold card · Quick and Easy

Sweet as a Peach-offset gatefold

So Sunday is generally my fancy fold day…but this one really is just an extra score line to a standard card base – but it just makes it a little different. This pretty card was my virtual swap for an online team retreat 3 weeks ago – it looks just as pretty with peaches or… Continue reading Sweet as a Peach-offset gatefold

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Sweet as a Peach with Blended Background

Not a lot to say about this …..other than how pretty a card you can create with a little blending and some scraps of DSP 🙂 Of course the blending brushes make creating this soft and smooth background really easy…and a little sponge daubing on the peaches is my favourite technique with this stamp set.… Continue reading Sweet as a Peach with Blended Background