Emboss Resist High Tide

Emboss Resist is a fantastic technique. It’s super easy to do therefore suitable for beginners and super impressive so more experienced crafters will also appreciate it. I’ve so enjoyed playing with the High Tide stamp set. My newsletter subscribers were gifted the Exclusive Newsletter Free Tutorial for this fab project, where it also illustrated how […]

Craftsy Fun Ink Sponging Technique – Sheltering Tree

This stamp set has been around for a couple of years now and I’m not at all sure that it will carry over in to the new catalogue in June. Fingers crossed that it does as I just love it. Sheltering Tree is a perfect stamp set for beginners as you can achieve stunning effects […]

Die Cutting Rainbow Builder

Today we have a very cute card made by die cutting Rainbow Builder Framelits Dies. These dies make your projects look amazing with very little effort.  Add a cute little Panda and you’re on to a winner. Please excuse the rough look of the cutting at top of card. I should have used by paper snips […]

Colorful Seasons – just beautiful

Hi Folks, Well, did you all receive the 2nd of my 12 Weeks of Christmas Mailings? Don’t you just love the free tutorials! So, besides doing the mailings, I’ve been busy making projects for my Craic & Crafting Classes. I really enjoy them and all my classmates have become such close friends. So this week, […]

Easy sponging technique

Hi Folks, Just a quick follow up on my last post. As much as I adore the randomness of the watercolour technique on my Hot Glue Heat Embossing, some of you may be a little unsure of it so here is a quick and easy alternative. Very basic (but beautiful) easy sponging technique. First apply […]

Lovely As A Tree Ink Blending

Hi Folks, Here is a lovely little project we made at Craic & Crafting class tonight using the ever so fabulous Lovely As A Tree stamp set. Working with inks is my favourite thing. The ink blending is very basic and I’m not claiming to be an expert however I enjoy it so that is all that […]

Dragonfly Dreams

Dragonfly Dreams is a truly beautiful ‘bundle’ in the new Stampin’ Up! Spring/Summer Catalogue. You could never be lost for inspiration with this one. This gorgeous little project was cased from the amazingly talented Wendy Cranford. Don’t you just LOVE those colours! (I should point out that the envelope flap wasn’t as easy to blend […]

Stampin’ Up! In The Meadow Deer Path

Hi Folks, I was out with my lovely hubby and friends for a meal in a fantastic local restaurant The Old Schoolhouse Inn and I was mesmerised by this gorgeous picture hanging on the wall. It reminded me of the Stampin’ Up! In The Meadow stamp set, that I completely fell in love with. It […]

Easy Peasy Bokeh with Bloomin’ Heart

Hi Folks, I thought I would quickly share with you a little wedding card I made for a lovely young couple who are to get married very soon. This uses the Easy Peasy Bokeh technique that I shared recently. What do you think of it?    

Lovely As A Tree – Mountains – Direct to Card

    Hi Folks, I’ve another Direct To Card technique to share with you. This is another of the swaps I made for our exciting Stampin’ Up! event. I hope you like it. I’m looking forward to sharing all the news and gorgeous new products from our Stampin’ Up! OnStage Event. There is loads and loads to […]