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Ombre Technique

Ombre Technique – It’s an inking technique that I enjoy using blending brushes. The aim is to overlap the colours as if bleeding into the next but the transition should be subtle. Helpful tools for this technique will be blending brushes, sponge daubers, decorative masks and a colour wheel (to help with colour combination). Make […]

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Craft Classes Floral Leaves Stampin' Up! Technique

Monochrome Stamping Technique

Monochrome stamping technique – It is a creative way of producing an image using one ink colour in at least a dozen varying shades. In my card making, I combine several stamp sets and at least a dozen colours to achieve the monochromatic effect that I want. Monochrome stamping is my favourite technique because it […]

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In The Moment Inspiration

The In The Moment stamp set is out take-home product for March Stamp Club. It’s perfect for keeping in touch with family and friends. Also, Mother’s Day is just around the corner so if your Mum likes to stamp, she might like this as a gift. Our Stamp Club attendees enjoyed the projects above. We […]

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To The Moon Inspiration

To The Moon stamp set is our inspiration for February Stamp Club. I love a good set of celestial stamps, don’t you? Coincidentally, February is also Valentine’s month and this set is perfect for it because then the people you love can have the moon and the stars! So, get your supplies and get crafting. […]

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Craft Classes Floral Fun Fold Leaves Packaging Inspiration Stamp Club Stampin' Up! Technique

Eden’s Garden Inspiration

Eden’s Garden has beautiful botanical images and coordinates with a gorgeous intricate set of dies. We had so much fun creating these projects during our monthly creative catch-up for January Stamp Club. The first card is a clever way of using the leaves in the set. Stamp the leaves in layers in Balmy Blue, Soft […]

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Birthdays Craft Classes Fun Fold Pop-Up Cards Stamp Club Stampin' Up! Technique

Days To Remember, Peaceful Moments and Best Year

Days To Remember, Peaceful Moments and Best Year are my top choices for greetings and sentiments. They were also the take-home products for Stamp Club. If you signed up for December Stamp Club, you would have chosen one or all of the stamp sets to be in your kit. As mentioned before, stamp club is […]

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Butterfly Brilliance Inspiration

We used the Butterfly Brilliance stamp set on our November Stamp Club and everyone loved it. It was also the take-home product for Stamp Club. Stamp Club is a monthly creative catch-up where attendees receive a stamp set and also materials for projects that I prepared for us to assemble. Each month is different so […]

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Tidings and Trimmings Inspiration

Here’s a Tidings and Trimmings stamp set inspiration. Let’s stamp outside the box and make cute Christmas tags. It’s a fun, quick and easy project that anyone can do. Here’s how: Transfer ink to a clear-mount block and stamp it on a piece of Basic White card stock to create a box. Stamp any of […]

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Delicate Dahlias

Delicate Dahlias is perfect for making DIY washi tape. This stamp set is a Sale-a-bration freebie available until the end of September. We’ll be using the small flowers found in the stamp set for our project. In one of my posts, we made DIY washi and then used it to make a stunning card. For […]

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To The Moon Card Inspiration

Today we’re using the To The Moon stamp set to make a card. I wanted to make a reusable card for this project. Every piece that goes in this card can be taken apart and re-purposed. When you watch the video tutorial you will notice that I didn’t use any adhesive. It’s a great technique […]

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Craft Classes Leaves Stampin' Up! Technique

Plentiful Plants Card Inspiration

The Plentiful Plants stamp set will delight any plant lover. Today we’re taking inspiration from a favourite pastime – growing plants. I have to admit that it’s a hit or miss for me when it comes to keeping plants alive. Luckily, when I stamp them on paper, they don’t die. When I first saw this […]

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Craft Classes Designer Series Paper Floral Fun Fold Leaves Stampin' Up! Technique

Card Folder Technique

Card Folder Technique is something I came up with because I wanted to make a simpler version of a flower pot card. I love it when the receiver can take the card apart and reuse it in other ways. For instance, this can be repurposed as a cute folder. And here’s how it looks like […]

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Slimline Cards

Let’s make slimline cards. Here’s how: Let’s get the card base sorted. Use a piece of standard size card base (A4 cut in half). You need your card base in a horizontal orientation. Score your card base at a little under the 3 inch mark. You will end up with a slimline card base that’s […]

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How To Cut Card Stock

Here’s a quick guide on how to cut card stock. Card stock is your basic paper in card making. It is usually available in 2 sizes – A4 and 12×12 (inches). You will need a Paper Trimmer for this so I suggest you invest in a good one. Make sure that your blade is sharp […]

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Bokeh Simple Technique

Bokeh is a photography term, Japanese for blur. The blur forces the eye to focus on the subject. In cardmaking, Bokeh produces a great background. I love how it can be achieved easily by playing with inks and sponge daubers. Here’s how: Using a sponge dauber, blend and layer about 2-3 colours on white card […]