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Tips, Tutorials, & Techiques

Sneak Peak: Ribbon of Courage Part 2

The Ribbon of Courage is a stamp set that will be available in the new 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue. See this post earlier this week for  Part One of this post which includes the background story on this stamp set.   And my last and final post on this stamp set…

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Favourite Retiring Stamp Set: Love & Affection

The Love & Affection stamp set (pictured below) is one of the stamp sets on the Stampin’ Up! retiring list. Stamps sets are guaranteed to be available for purchase until May 22nd. What I love about this stamp set is that you can stamp it in a solid colour like…

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Brayered Background Technique & Video

In today’s edition of “Film Friday”, I’ve got a card using Stampin’ Up’s Sponge Brayer and the lovely Irresistibly Floral Designer Series Paper.  See what accessories might retire on Monday, when Stampin’ Up! retirement list comes out.  Make sure you are on my newsletter list to a get a copy…

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Thanks a Bunch (of carrots) with Basket Bunch Stamp set

The Basket Bunch Stamp set is so cute.  There are so many Easter and Spring cards you can make with this stamp set. On this card I used my Watercolor Pencils to colour in the image. Here’s how to make this cute thank you card!  Draw a pencil mark along…

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“Hey, Chick” a Popular Sale-a-bration Choice

The stamp set Hey, Chick has been one of the most popular choices this Sale-a-bration.  The odd little chickens with the fun hairstyles are so cute!  I got this card from Kelly Acheson and I love how she used the Hardwood stamp set (available in wood or clear mount) on…

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Tips & Tricks using Watercolour Pencils

I’m starting a new feature on Friday’s called “Film Friday“.  Each Friday I’ll share a video with you.  I’ll share videos I’ve made along with videos from Stampin’ Up! In today’s video, the lovely Shannon West, from the Stampin’ Up! home office shares some tips and tricks using the new…

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Happy Spring with Basket Bunch

Happy First Day of Spring!   Don’t you think daffodils just seem like spring! I made these bright and cheery daffodils in a basket with the Basket Builder Bundle (pictured below).  This adorable stamp set comes with so many different Easter and spring pieces. And almost every image can be cut…

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Watercolour Spritz Technique

In honour of International Women’s Day, I thought I’d post this gorgeous card from Karen Duke of Spruce Grove, Alberta, using the lovely women stamps from the Stampin’ Up! set  Beautiful You. Karen did this amazing watercolour technique using her clear block.  She used her stamp pads to ink up…

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Masking with Avant Garden

Avant Garden is one of the most popular picks this Sale-a-bration.  It is no surprise that even though this stamp set is mostly flowers, that it was popular because it has lots of versatility.  In the Avant Garden stamp set, there are two different types os flower, both a watercolour…

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