Faux Bleach Technique – Creativity Abounds Blog Hop July ’22…

Welcome to the Creativity Abounds Blog Hop for our Hues of Happiness Stamp Camp where today I am sharing this faux bleach technique birthday card. This is such a fun technique to try out and I am showcasing how to do it over in the Stamp Camp Facebook Group, so if you have purchased the Hues of Happiness suite from me, head over to the group this weekend to see all the details of how I made this card. I must admit the Hues of Happiness suite is absolutely stunning, and I am sure that you are going to see […]

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How to make an Accordion File style Gift Bag – Tech 4 Stampers Blog Hop May ’22…

The theme for this month’s blog hop is ‘friendship’, and what better way to celebrate friendship than to gift someone this cut accordion file style gift bag, filled with goodies and treats, a handmade card and maybe even a note to show them how much they mean to you. To make this accordion style gift bag you will need to choose two colours of co-ordinating cardstock. I chose Basic White and Melon Mambo for mine. Take one of those sheets cut two pieces measuring 9cm x 18cm out of it, then score each of them every 1 1/2 cm. Fold […]

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How to use no-line watercolouring in your cardmaking…

Continuing with my monthly theme of watercolouring, I am here today to show you how to use no-line watercolouring in your cardmaking. This is a super technique and can be replicated using any colouring medium that you like, the principles are still the same. If you would like to see more watercolouring techniques, you can see the other posts in the series by clicking here – Watercolour Techniques for Card-Making I have used two stamp sets for my card today, the Forever Fern stamp set for the leaves and the Forever and Always stamp set for the flowers. I just […]

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Seaside Notions Shaker Card…

I have been a bit quiet on the blog the last couple of weeks, I was getting a bit burnt out, so decided to join a health club and I have been 8 times in the last two weeks, I am loving it, but I almost forgot to make anything! Whoops, lol. I spent some time in the Sauna and Jacuzzi the other day and think this must have inspired my card, my Seaside Notions Shaker Card. The background is made using Watercolour card… I heat embossed a random pattern using lots of different stamps from the set Seaside Notions, […]

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Emboss Resist Technique…

I absolutely love the emboss resist technique and it worked so well for me when I used it with the brand new Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set from Stampin’ Up! Available from June 3rd this is a stunning set filled with the most gorgeous sunflower images and sentiments to match. I made this card for my boyfriend’s Mum for her birthday in June. It is bright and cheery and I am sure she will love it. I started with a piece of Whisper White card (though really I should have used Shimmery White or Watercolour card) measuring 6″ x 4″. I […]

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