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Farewell to Best Birds

Today I am showcasing yet another of my favourite stamp sets and matching dies (Best Birds stamps and Birds & Blooms Dies) which are retiring and only available whilst stocks last or until 3 June. You can see full details of each of these and many more here. Visit my online shop (link below) before… Continue reading Farewell to Best Birds

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Best Birds for the Color Challenge

Here is a recent color challenge at Splitcoaststampers. Click on the link to find out more about it. Here are the colours ... Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Pacific Point ... and here is my card. Tips: Use a Sponge Brayer on a piece of Shimmery White cardstock to create the background of Pacific Point and… Continue reading Best Birds for the Color Challenge

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Faux Watercolour with Best Birds

At a recent class, we used an old technique known as Faux Watercolour. It is quite simple - just ink your stamp, lightly spritz with water and stamp on watercolour paper. Here is one of my samples: Tips: For the background, I mixed some Merry Merlot ink and Rubbing Alcohol in a spritzer and lightly… Continue reading Faux Watercolour with Best Birds

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Colour Combination Challenge 13

As part of the new catalogue release, Stampin' Up! provided us with a set of colour combinations to use with the new In Colors. Each Wednesday, I post a combination as a challenge on my Facebook Page, and on Saturday I post my project for the combination. This was a recent colour combination. And here… Continue reading Colour Combination Challenge 13

Birds & Blooms Thinlits · Challenges · Colorful Seasons · Watercolouring

Colour Combination Challenge 12

As part of the new catalogue release, Stampin' Up! provided us with a set of colour combinations to use with the new In Colors. Each Wednesday, I post a combination as a challenge on my Facebook Page, and on Saturday I post my project for the combination. This was a recent colour combination. And here… Continue reading Colour Combination Challenge 12

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2015-2017 Retiring In Colors for Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop

Welcome to the Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop for April 2017. This is my first time in this 'hop' and I am so happy to participate in this prestigious group. This month the theme is Retiring 2015-2017 In Colors.  You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog, Annette Sullivan (Lavender Thoughts), or may… Continue reading 2015-2017 Retiring In Colors for Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop