Techniques

Technique Tuesday…Babywipe Technique with Amazing Silhouettes

This is a great technique to use with any stamp that has a solid element to it….and Amazing Silhouettes I think is perfect for it… The Babywipe Technique is one that is a way of introducing lots of colour to your stamping in a quick and easy way. All you need is a couple of… Continue reading Technique Tuesday…Babywipe Technique with Amazing Silhouettes

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Technique Tuesday:masking technique and Introducing Daffodil Daydreams

So here is a really lovely new stamp set to introduce you to…Daffodil Daydreams a perfect Spring like set – which I certainly need on the current grey day! and how about these adorable little brushed metal butterflies? The technique of masking is one I use quite often in my crafting…. it is a quick… Continue reading Technique Tuesday:masking technique and Introducing Daffodil Daydreams

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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

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Quiet Meadow and Tailor Made Tags collage card

One of the things (amongst many) that drew me to Stampin’ Up! was the ability to colour stamps with our Stampin’ Write markers – that makes creating cards like these a cinch. It is a technique that I sometimes forget to demonstrate …. I definitely need to do more of this! Of course the Tailor… Continue reading Quiet Meadow and Tailor Made Tags collage card

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Floating and Fluttering: Pretty Blended Layers

I love the reverse side of the Sand & Sea DSP almost as much as the front….and the salt effect and blended colours make it perfect to go with lots of stamp sets in both the annual and mini catalogue. This pretty bundle is fabulous for creating perfectly spaced repeat stamp backgrounds and then I… Continue reading Floating and Fluttering: Pretty Blended Layers

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Snowflake Splendor: Baby wipe technique

I love the water colour effects in the DSP for this suite – with the range of cool blues and shading on the snowflakes – it is such a pretty effect and I wanted to try and recreate this on a card – and these come together in minutes – but each one is unique….a… Continue reading Snowflake Splendor: Baby wipe technique

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Ink blending, water splats…with Lots to Celebrate

Today I thought I would play a little with ink blending and then lift the colour a little with some water. It is a technique that has been around a long time – but it is lovely to revisit things every so often 🙂 the jars in the Lots to Celebrate stamp set are grea… Continue reading Ink blending, water splats…with Lots to Celebrate

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Car Enthusiast Cards for an 18th

Where do the years go? I cannot believe my ‘little one’ is 18 already! I feel for him having to celbrate a milestone birthday during this COVID year – especially as most of the pubs in our village are still closed (they are small so limited opportunity to be able to accommodate social distancing! Still,… Continue reading Car Enthusiast Cards for an 18th