Cards · stamping · Versa Magic ink

Just Stamping around

I just realised that I don't do much simple stamping on my cards. Meaning I mainly colour my stamps with colour pencils, watercolours, marker pens, alcohol inks... so today I decided to make a card just by stamping inks onto it! I used Tsukineko's Versa Magic dew drop inks to stamp my black card as… Continue reading Just Stamping around

Cards · hero arts · Stamplorations · wow embossing powder

Reminder Creative with Stamps – Leaves challenge

Hi my crafty friends! I'm here today to remind you of our challenge over at Creative with Stamps¬†where the theme is Leaves. There are 3 digi stamps from our generous sponsor Pattie's Creations ¬†up for grabs to a random winner, so do join in the fun! As I started intensive German lessons again (4h everyday)… Continue reading Reminder Creative with Stamps – Leaves challenge

Cards · Derwent graphik line painters · Die cuts · Watercolor

Galaxy background card 2

Hi all. Today I'll be sharing another card in my series of water coloured background galaxy cards. You can find my first one here. Today's card was inspired by a painting created by the amazingly talented Melanie April. If you haven't seen her work yet, you should go have a look! I love how she… Continue reading Galaxy background card 2

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