Card · Masculine card · Techniques

Technique Tuesday – Joseph’s Coat

It is a little while since I shared a specific technique – and given all the colourful celebrations over the Jubilee weekend this one is very appropriate! It is so easy to achieve some lovely results especially with our blending brushes – as they make it easy to get a real variation in colour in… Continue reading Technique Tuesday – Joseph’s Coat

Beginner Crafter · Card · Techniques

Faux Tile Technique with Blessings of Home

Pretty technique today that has been around for a while (but I have still struggled to photograph it to do it justice!) It is a lovely technique that works well with this large floral stamp for a focal image To get the true ’tile’ effect you can cut your image into smaller squares and then… Continue reading Faux Tile Technique with Blessings of Home

Card · Casual Crafter · Quick and Easy

How to make a pretty layered aperture card

I love the new Beautiful Shapes Dies – they give some fabulous options for creating fun apertures and layers – and when combined with the Flowing Flowers it is easy to create pretty cards for a whole range of occasions. I think we sometimes forget the versatility of the stampin write markers – they are… Continue reading How to make a pretty layered aperture card

Beginner Crafter · Card · Casual Crafter · Video

Sepia Card with Stampin’ Blends Natural Tones

So this is is the sketch for the blog hop that I planned to take part in last Saturday….but life got in the way and although I made the card ages ago I simply forgot to photograph and create the blog post – So here it is – a celebration of the new Natural Tones… Continue reading Sepia Card with Stampin’ Blends Natural Tones

Card · Casual Crafter · Quick and Easy

Pretty Birthday Cards with Flowering Friendship

Sometimes you just need a pretty card – and hopefully this card does just that! I had an assortment of supplies on or around my desk from various projects and before I put them away I had a play – and here are the results which I am pretty pleased with. I love using sponges/daubers… Continue reading Pretty Birthday Cards with Flowering Friendship

Blog Hops · Card

Thank you card…for an International Blog

So one of the challenges to myself for 2022 is to share my projects more widely and build my confidence that what I create is worth sharing….so I thought I would take the plunge with the International Project Highlights Blog that the lovely Kylie Bertucci (a fab Aussie Demo) organises each month. The theme is… Continue reading Thank you card…for an International Blog

Blog Hops · Card

Something old…something new …an Inspireink Blog Hop

Each month I try and join in with my friends in the Inspireink group for a monthly creative challenge. This year we are taking it in turns to set the theme – so I thought it would be a good idea to show how you can combine products from the annual catalogue with ones from… Continue reading Something old…something new …an Inspireink Blog Hop