Creative with Stamps – Cute Animals

Hi all, its the 1st of the month and I’m back to inspire you to join us for a new challenge at Creative with Stamps and this month’s theme is “Cute Animals”. You have until the end of the month to share your animal cards with us and make us go “awww…so cute” and maybe…

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Two Tone layered stamping

I took another card making technique class at the Altenew Academy called “All About Layering” and I learnt the best way to stamp my layered stamps. I don’t have many as I prefer just stamping the outline and water-colouring, but the ones I have are not the easiest to stamp together, so this class was…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Poppy Field

Hi all, I’m back again today as its a new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and the theme for the next fortnight is “Poppies For Memorial Day”. As I was not brought up in the European culture, I had to look up why poppies are used as the memorial symbol for those who…

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Addicted to Stamps and More – Make your Mark

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More and this weeks theme is “Make Your Mark”. This is my favourite challenge theme as I love playing with my markers, watercolours and pencils. Today I decided to make a card using my Prismacolor pencils as its been awhile since I’ve coloured…

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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…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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