Cards · CAS-ual Fridays Stamps · Versafine Inks · Zig clean color real brush

Calling All Sistahs Oct Encouragement Challenge

Hi all! There's a new Encouragement Challenge over at The Calling All Sistahs Challenge Blog and we have a great really Zen inspiration photo for you. To join us, all you have to do is: 1. Make an encouragement card inspired by the photo or colors or both. 2. Link up here by 12am EST… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs Oct Encouragement Challenge

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 · spectrum noir · Versafine Inks · Watercolor

Cute critter card

I'm not a "cute" type of person. I preferred climbing trees when I was younger instead of playing with dolls, although I did love those paper dolls you dressed up by changing the paper dresses that stayed on when you folded the tabs...remember those? I don't remember fawning over cute animal images and I had… Continue reading Cute critter card

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 · Distress Oxide inks · Watercolor

Watercolouring with Distress Oxide inks + Video

Sometimes you want to make a card that doesn't take 2h but still comes out looking good, and with this card I think I managed to do just that. Apart from the drying time, I think it only took me 15 minutes to make, a personal olympic record in card making for me! And I… Continue reading Watercolouring with Distress Oxide inks + 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!