Cards · Stamplorations · Stencil

Easy Embossing Paste with Stencil technique + Video

Quite a few things inspired me to make this beautiful card using distress inks, a stencil and clear embossing paste. The first was Gayatri's gorgeous card she made as DT for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge. I loved the effect so much I had to try it myself. The second were the beautiful colours… Continue reading Easy Embossing Paste with Stencil technique + Video

Cards · hero arts · Watercolor

Guest Designer – a2z Scrapbooking blog + video

I am so thrilled to be a guest designer at the a2Z Scrapbooking blog today! Please go over and have a look. When Chark asked if I wanted to be their guest designer, I really couldn't believe it and was really honoured at being asked as the past guest designers who appeared on the blog… Continue reading Guest Designer – a2z Scrapbooking blog + video

Cards · Heat embossing · Stencil

Be your own kind of Beautiful

Just a quick post today as I'm actually on the road, in France, on our way to see some friends, who have a beach house in the South west of France, where we'll stay for a week. Its actually our first long vacation together as a family this year and we're already having a lot… Continue reading Be your own kind of Beautiful

Cards · Heat embossing · hero arts · wow embossing powder

Waste not Want not

This was a very quick simple card to make so it will be a quick and simple post! I used the Perfect Card Making Formula which I talked about here, and scraps from a card I made which I wasn't happy with in the end.   I first die cut the intricate frame using Spellbinders… Continue reading Waste not Want not

Cards · stamping · Watercolor

To Sir with Love

"The time has come, for closing books and long last looks must end.. how do you thank someone who has taken you from crayons to perfume..." Who remembers that movie and that amazing song! I'm listening to it now and it still does something to me... Yes its the last week of school and as… Continue reading To Sir with Love

Cards · Die cuts · stamping · Watercolor

“Let there be Peace on Earth

... and let it begin with me." I've started listening to Oprah's & Deepak's meditation experience "Creating Peace from the Inside out", while I craft and this phrase stuck with me. With so much suffering being caused & felt in the world, if each of us┬átried to create Peace within ourselves first and foremost, we… Continue reading “Let there be Peace on Earth

Cards · Die cuts · stamping · Watercolor

Grey & Yellow

Heres another CAS card I made especially for a challenge. This time its for Less Is More who's theme is... Grey & Yellow. I used Hero Arts Color layering Hydrangea bundle and stamped the base layer with Stampin up Daffodil Delight and the second layer with Momento London Fog. I went over with my Zig… Continue reading Grey & Yellow