Category Archives: Technique

Masked heartfelt thank you card

  I love the new masks that are available from Stampin’ Up! in the Annual Catalogue, at just $4.95 for two they are a bargain! This card was made using the heart mask, real red ink and a sponge dauber. … Continue reading






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Bloom with Hope Blendabilties

So I am totally LOVING the Blendabilities and cannot wait for my next order to arrive with the other 5 colours in it (well actually 6 new colours got released, but I was fortunate and got given one of these new … Continue reading






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Blended Bloom Pointillism

I saw a great tutorial on SCS this week on pointillism, which I hadn’t done since I was about 13 years old in art class when we were learning about Georges Seurat work and impressionism. Fortunately the new Blendabilties lend … Continue reading






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Undefined – Dalek

For those of you who follow me on FaceBook, you would have seen my stamp carving exploits over the last few weeks. Recently I wanted to make a Dr Who themed card for someone, but honestly I did not have … Continue reading






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Blended Bloom sneak peek!

Today was the first day since coming back from the Annual Stampin’ Up! Inspire. Create. Share Event (AKA Convention) that I have had a chance to play with some of the new toys. High on my list was the new … Continue reading






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Fast watercolour backgrounds

I love to watercolour, but sometimes I just don’t have the time I’d like to spend creating cards! This is a really fast way to create beautiful watercolour backgrounds in under a minute, with just a clear block, some water … Continue reading






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Tissue Card Technique video

Last year at the Stampin’ Up! leadership day for managers and above, we set a number of personal goals. One of the last goals I had to achieve for myself was to start making some You Tube videos of different … Continue reading






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Simply Sketched Watercolour

I had a simply lovely hostess at a Sale-a-bration party recently and she wanted to base the party around water colouring, mainly to answer the question she had, which was “which was the best colouring tool to get a Blender … Continue reading






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Some wheely good fun!

I love roller wheels – they are so much fun, but I confess that I don’t use them as much as I’d like to as I seem to reach for block mounted stamps before I get my wheels – I … Continue reading






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Zebra Stripe background

This was a simple card we made today that uses up lots of thin scrap strips – which I always seem to have in abundance! It is as simple as tapering the strips and gluing them down with your favourite … Continue reading






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