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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… Continue reading Easy Embossing Paste with Stencil technique + Video

Cards · no line watercolouring · The sisterhood of crafters · Zig clean color real brush

The Sisterhood of Crafters – August Harvest challenge

Its time for another challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge blog. We had such a great response for last fortnight's challenge, and the winner has been announced here. ¬†For today's challenge, you can link up your cards with a Harvest Hoe-down theme, so anything with tractors, scarecrows, apples, cornstalks, sunflowers... until the 20th… Continue reading The Sisterhood of Crafters – August Harvest challenge

altenew · Cards · Watercolor

Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

No this is not a post about seeing ghosts with distress oxides inks! LoL! If it was I wouldn't even try it! Its about how I created the background of my card by water stamping onto a card I previously coloured with Distress Oxide inks, the latest inks everyone is raving about. Tim Holtz Distress… Continue reading Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

altenew · Cards · Die cuts · Stencil · Watercolor

Summer Staycation

Its August and the weather is still hot and humid in Ulm. I thought that since the good weather came quite early this year, that it would end just as quickly. Apart from a few days of below 15degC though, most days are in the high 20s sometimes even in the 30s! Obviously its nothing… Continue reading Summer Staycation

Brushos paint powder · Cards · Heat embossing · Watercolor

Wishing You Happiness

I made this card for my kids favourite teacher, who left the school to further her studies at Harvard. I wanted to make a card that ¬†resembled her, bright, cheerful, young and enthusiastic about teaching! So Ms Martinez, I hope you liked it! I first stamped the pretty lotus from CAS-Usual Fridays Mon Ami set… Continue reading Wishing You Happiness

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

altenew · Brushos paint powder · Cards · Die cuts · Heat embossing · stamping · Stencil · The Ton stamps · Watercolor · wow embossing powder

With this ring I thee wed…

I attended a friend's wedding this weekend and it is so nice to have 1.Young enough friends & 2. Friends who still believe in marriage! ( I guess those 2 go together...). During the marriage we were asked to write notes they would read 1 year later and I was struggling to try and write… Continue reading With this ring I thee wed…