Category Archives: General

Technique Tuesday – Bokeh Technique

By | April 13, 2021

Hi there Here’s a bit of background about what Bokeh means. In photography, bokeh (/ˈboʊkə/ BOH-kə or /ˈboʊkeɪ/ BOH-kay;[1] Japanese: [boke]) is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in out-of-focus parts of an image.[2][3][4] Bokeh has also been defined as “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light”. Now onto the project 🙂 Here’s the finished card. For my background I’ve used Balmy Blue, Coastal Cabana and… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Book Card

By | April 9, 2021

Hi there I’ve recently seen a few cards made using this fold but haven’t seen them been given a ‘name’ so I’m calling it a Book Card. It uses a standard card base – 10.5cm x 29.7cm and with one extra score line you get this fun card. On the 3rd May the current 2020/2021… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Shaving Foam Technique

By | April 6, 2021

Hi there Our Stampin’ Up! ink refills are great not only to reink your ink pads but to use for a number of techniques. Last Tuesday I shared the Baby Wipe technique and today I have another technique that uses the ink refills. You’ll also need some shaving foam – I use the ‘in house’… Read More »

Creative Inkers Stamp Camp 2021

By | March 14, 2021

Hi there A couple of weekends ago we had our annual Creative Inkers Stamp Camp in Rotorua. It was great to be able to get together with my fellow demos. The last time we were all together was Stamp Camp 2020 so there was much to catch up on. Over the weekend we made 5… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Easel Card – Country Home

By | February 12, 2021

Hi there I have another version of the Double Easel Card similar to the one I shared here. For that card I started with the base and then built the ‘easel fold’ and attached it to the base. Today’s card starts the other way – I built the ‘easel fold’ then attached a piece of… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Direct to Rubber with Stampin’ Write Markers

By | January 26, 2021

Hi there After some ‘technical issues’ I’ve finally managed to get here. Today’s technique uses our Stampin’ Write Markers to ‘ink’ up stamps. These markers are water based compared to the Stampin’ Blends which are alcohol based. Markers are great to use when you have an image that requires multiple colours and is too hard… Read More »

Colour INKspiration Challenge – CI#91

By | January 10, 2021

Hi there It’s ages since I participated in a challenge – colour or sketch – and this weekend I’ve created cards for two different colour challenges. My first card is for the Colour INKspiration challenge. I needed two boy (15 year olds) cards so this combo was perfect. I chose Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green,… Read More »