The Sisterhood of Crafters – Let the Sparkle Fly!

Its a new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and our chief Sistah Darlene has chosen this month’s theme and its “Let the Sparkle Fly”. So make anything with bling and/or sparkle and join in the fun! I knew exactly what I was going to do for this challenge with my newly purchased Simon…

Read More

Easy Watercolour Roses video

Hi everyone. As promised, here is the video to show how anyone can do these water-coloured roses that are so trendy this year, using a stamp as a guideline! I have been using The Ton’s Terrasse Rose background stamp as its just perfect for this, and also because I haven’t learnt to paint anything but…

Read More

Galaxy background card 1

Today will be the first in my series of ways to use water coloured Galaxy backgrounds on my card. The reason why I’m doing this is because I practised painting galaxies last month with my new Winsor & Newton paints and they were so sad just lying around feeling neglected and lifeless… (Get it? Lifeless…Galaxies……

Read More

Easy watercolour flowers

My daughter and I have started an online beginner’s water colouring course with Yao Cheng on Creativebug. I really love Yao Cheng’s loose abstract way of painting botanicals, creating with emotions instead of trying to control every stroke, what I really needed to learn and now I’m helping my daughter adapt to that too!  Today…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

No line Water colouring with Altenew Vintage Flowers + video

I’m in the midst of learning a few techniques, like making slider cards and creating galaxy backgrounds. Here are 2 backgrounds I created. 1st one is with distress inks and 2nd with watercolours. The 3rd was done by my 12 yr olds Ines who looked at my efforts and said: “Mum let me show you…

Read More