Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Sending Positive Thoughts – Good Things Are Going to Happen

A lovely lady I know is going through a bit of tough time at the moment.  So, I decided to send her a hug in an envelope via a card. I chose the fabulous ‘Good Things Are Going to Happen’ sentiment as it said what I wanted to say.  The stamp set is You’ve Got

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – This Little Piggy

Happy Monday and happy last day of July. As it’s Monday, it’s time to show you last week’s Card & Cuppa project. It uses the cute This Little Piggy Stamp Set.  This stamp set comes with sentiments and pigs on the same images. If you pardon the pun, I’ve butchered the stamp set and cut

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Beautiful You Trio

Due to the Bank Holiday we only had one Card & Cuppa session last week.  It was a busy one though as 7 people had booked to attend and we ended up taking over most of the cafe! Everyone had a choice of which lady they wanted to make from this Beautiful You trio. Each

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Birthday Blooms and sepia tones

Last week’s Card & Cuppa class was the first after my relaxing week in Cyprus. Here is the project we made. It reminds me of old photographs with sepia tones. We began by stamping the large flower image and sentiment from the Birthday Blooms Stamp Set in Early Espresso. By using Watercolor Pencils in Whisper

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Fun with Stampin’ Up! at OnStage Live in Amsterdam

I’ve just returned from a Stampin’ Up! Event, OnStage Live in Amsterdam.  An event where a group of 800+ Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from across Europe joined together. An important part of these events is sharing inspiration, and we achieve this by swapping ideas.  Each person makes multiples of the same design and then swaps their

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Birthday card using Butterfly Basics

Another of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday earlier this week.  This is the card I made them. The stunning image from the Butterfly Basics Stamp Set was my starting point for this card.  The recipient is a fan of both Crumb Cake and Sweet Sugarplum, so my colour choice reflects this.

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Customer Birthday – Grateful Bunch

A lady who has recently joined my Card & Cuppa classes had their Birthday last week, so I obviously made her a card. It uses the Grateful Bunch Stamp set and Bunch of Blossoms Punch. I’ve then used Watercolor Pencils to colour the images. Do you ever get those moments when you wonder why something

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Last week’s Card & Cuppa – Yummy in My Tummy

At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes we made a project suitable for children (both young and old!) using the Yummy in My Tummy Stamp Set I made a similar out of this world card for my Husband’s Birthday a few weeks ago! How cute is this little monster/alien? I love the effect of him

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Hey, Chick

Happy Monday! At last week’s Card & Cuppa I used a SAB Stamp Set that I hadn’t shown much love to called ‘Hey, Chick’. Here is the project: How cute it this?  I love how the chicken on the fence is looking inquisitively at you! This project took a little bit of pre-work to make

Continue Reading…

Tag: Watercolor Pencils

Beautiful You – Class design process

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

Continue Reading…