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Technique Tuesday – Circle Stamping

By | November 30, 2021

Hi there For today’s card I used a very useful tool – the Stamparatus – to help me create my stamped circle image. The Stamparatus is a stamp positioning tool and can be used for a number of techniques too. I’ve been wanting to use this technique for some time and the Tidings & Trimmings… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Split Panel Card

By | November 26, 2021

Hi there Today’s fun fold is a card design I first made way back in 2014 and have CASEd it a number of times since for Christmas cards – check out my 2019 version here. For this years design I’ve used the Tidings of Christmas Suite from page 88-89 of the Annual Catalogue. This suite… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Front Flap Card

By | November 12, 2021

Hi there I first shared a Front Flap card back in 2018 and then again in 2019 and today I’ve got two variations of this design – a Single Front Flap and Double Front Flap. Most Front Flap cards are of the ‘single’ variety. The ‘flap’ is adhered to a card front rather than a… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – One Sheet Wonder

By | November 9, 2021

Hi there Last week I shared a project we made at our online event – I now have the next instalment – a ‘one sheet wonder’. A ‘one sheet wonder’ is a technique used to create a number of cards from a sheet of Designer Series Paper (DSP) based on a template. You can also… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Angle Cut Recess Panel

By | July 13, 2021

Hi there With the current promotion for July being 15% off selected Designer Series Paper (DSP) I thought I’d do a project that uses one of the selected DSP packs. I’ve chosen the Hand-Penned 12″ x 12″ DSP which features the new Pale Papaya In Colour along with 9 other colours. I created two designs… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Partial Dry Embossing

By | June 22, 2021

Hi there Last Saturday I held a workshop for a lovely group of ladies – we had a great afternoon crafting and here is one of the cards we made. It uses the partial dry embossing technique. This is where you dry emboss your cardstock front but leave an area free of the embossing to… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Split Negative

By | June 15, 2021

Hi there Today we have the Split Negative technique. This is a new one for me – I can’t believe I’ve never made a card using this cool technique. I’m so glad we’ve got black embossing powder back in our catalogue although you could do this with Memento Black ink. To create this card you… Read More »

Fun Fold Friday – Z Fold Gate Card

By | May 21, 2021

Hi there Last weekend I attended a team training (will share the projects we made next week) and saw this card on display which had been made by Helen Wigan. I love fun folds so took a few photos and measurements so I could recreate it. I’m not sure what this card fold is called… Read More »

Fun Fold Friday – Waterfall Card

By | April 23, 2021

Hi there Do you ever buy a stamp set thinking “I’ve got heaps of ideas for this set’ and then find it sits for ages without seeing ink? Well this is true for my ‘Nothing’s Better Than’ bundle – so I thought I’d use the stamp set for my Waterfall card and it was perfect.… Read More »

Baby Wipe Technique – Multi Coloured Butterfly Brilliance

By | April 1, 2021

Hi there I had so much fun with the Baby Wipe technique that I did up another multi coloured combination with the Butterfly Brilliance bundle. I used 9 different colours – Bermuda Bay, Blushing Bride, Just Jade, Magenta Madness, Mango Melody, Mint Macaron, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade and So Saffron. After stamping the image on… Read More »

Butterfly Bouquet Early Release Promotion

By | March 16, 2021

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Bouquet includes early-release products from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalogue in addition to exclusive products. It includes a 10%… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Herringbone Cards

By | March 16, 2021

Hi there Last Friday’s Fun Fold card used the Herringbone Technique for the front panels and today I thought I’d show you how to make this. This technique is a great way to use up your scraps of Designer Series Paper (DSP). I had some off cut strips plus I cut some more. These strips… 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 »

Technique Tuesday – Eclipse Card

By | March 9, 2021

Hi there Today’s technique is one I haven’t done for ages – it’s called the Eclipse Technique. Most Eclipse cards use alphabet dies but you can use other dies and even punches. Here I’ve used the Playful Alphabet Dies which are a great size allowing for longer words. Our old Large Letter Dies only allowed… Read More »