Tag Archives: Techniques

Technique Tuesday – Starburst Card

By | July 20, 2021

Hi there As we have the Designer Series Paper sale on during July I thought I’d share another technique using one of the Designer Series Paper (DSP) that is part of the sale – In Good Taste. I’m so glad that this paper carried over from last years catalogue. It’s great for masculine cards and… 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 – Inlaid Floating Technique

By | July 6, 2021

Hi there I decided to do the Floating Technique this week and went in search of some videos to get some inspiration. I came across one by Alisa Tilsner (an Australian demo) where she had done this technique with an ‘inlaid’ section using a die. I didn’t want to do a ‘flower’ design so went… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Point Card

By | July 2, 2021

Hi there The good thing with sharing a fun fold project each Friday is that it’s making me make fun fold cards I’ve wanted to but never got round to. Today’s Double Point card is one I can now cross off my list. I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to make one.… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – ‘Cloud’ Template

By | June 29, 2021

Hi there Today’s card is the second card we made at my recent workshop – you can see the Pansy Card we made here. This card uses a number of new products from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue. The base product is the Beauty of Friendship Bundle from pages 10 and 11. I really love the… 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 »

Technique Tuesday – Spotlight Technique

By | June 8, 2021

Hi there The Spotlight Technique is a great technique to use with large line art stamps. I now have the perfect stamp for this – Daisy Garden – and a new way of creating this technique thanks to a fellow demonstrator Tee-Jay. Normally you would stamp your image, die cut part of the image out… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Heat Emboss Edging

By | May 25, 2021

Hi there Earlier this month we had a team training day. It was great to catch up with fellow demos and create projects using new product from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue. The first project I’ll share uses products from the You’re A Peach Suite on page 60-61 and combines them with the Hand-Penned Memories and… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Paper Pieceing

By | May 4, 2021

Hi there I’m enjoying bringing you a technique every Tuesday – it’s making me revisit techniques I’ve haven’t done for ages plus using new products for techniques. Today I have the Paper Piecing technique. This works with line art stamps and is another way to ‘colour’ your image. Using a Designer Series Paper (DSP) with… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Colouring Vellum with Stampin Blends and Isopropyl Alcohol

By | April 20, 2021

Hi there Lately I’ve seen some really cool backgrounds created using Vellum cardstock, Stampin Blends and Isopropyl Alcohol so I thought I’d give it a go. My first attempt didn’t make it to the card base but as the saying goes ‘ try and try again’. Here’s my second attempt and I must admit I… 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 »