Last week was my Papercrafting: High Tide Class where each attendee made 6 cards using the High Tide Stamp Set. Here is one of the High Tide Class projects: I love the simplicity of this any occasion card, it’s certainly a ‘less is more’ project. Using an Aqua Painter on Watercolor Paper creates the misty
Last week’s Card & Cuppa was a hive of activity with 7 attendees creating the following project: Even though I don’t take the Big Shot to Card & Cuppa classes, we still used an Embossing Folder and Framelit. You don’t have to have a Big Shot to use dies and embossing folders. To create the
I love running my papercrafting classes, and designing the projects for each one is great fun. Here is a little bit of detail on how the class design process works for me. Usually I’ll have drawn a few rough sketches of design ideas in a notebook beforehand. However, more often than not, the projects I
It’s my 7th Stampin’ Up! Birthday! Today marks 7 years since I signed on the dotted line and became a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. I joined Stampin’ Up! as it was the perfect way to realise my dream of running my own craft business. My timing was great as I joined during Sale-A-Bration and was able
Oh my, Sale-A-Bration has just got even better! If 12 gorgeous Sale-A-Bration products wasn’t already enough, another 3 have been added and are available from today. That’s a choice from 15 fabulous FREE items for every £45 spend. Click on the picture below to take you to two Brand NEW Stamp Sets. There is also
I hope you had a great weekend and are ready to start the week. At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes we made this pretty banner card. Everyone made their own selection of 1cm, 1.5cm and 2cm banners. We also made banners out of coordinating Washi Tape by sticking it to cardstock before cutting. By
A friend celebrated their Birthday on February 14th, so I created a red-free anti-Valentine’s Birthday card for them. Using Basic Gray Archival Ink to stamp the image, I coloured it using Calypso Coral and Old Olive Watercolor Pencils. I then used a Blender Pen to soften and darken various areas of the flowers and leaves.
One of my regular class attendees had some good news last week so a Congratulations card was definitely in order. I reached for my Inside the Lines SAB DSP and Watercolor Pencils and made this panel card for them. Using a few of the pencils, I coloured in the DSP to create the bright section
As regular readers will know, I enjoy making ‘thank you’ cards for my customers. This time I combined old and new on a notecard. You will have received one of these if you placed an order with me in the past few weeks. These cute cards use the brand new FREE SAB Stamp Set So
At last week’s Card & Cuppa we once again used the very versatile Swirly Bird stamp set. This time, we used the boat images and created this project. We used Sponge Daubers for the Sun and Sea and Sponge Brayers for the sea and sky. Sponge Brayers are great for creating fabulous effects really quickly.