Argyle TIEF · Chalk Talk Framelits · Dry Embossing · Faux Letterpress · Secret Garden

Secret Garden Black Mambo Argyle

As part of the recent 'brayer' afternoon with my sisters, I showed them how to use the brayer to create a faux letterpress look. It really is quite simple, and yet produces the most amazing results. One of my sisters challenged me to use Melon Mambo for my sample as I seldom use such bright… Continue reading Secret Garden Black Mambo Argyle

Argyle TIEF · Christmas · Digital Content · Dry Embossing · Greetings of the Season · My Digital Studio · Santa's List

Santa’s List Argyle Suede

Another Christmas card today. This one uses the MDS version of Santa's List. Onto a base of Naturals Ivory, I added a piece of Soft Suede embossed with the Argyle TIEF. The Santa image was cut with a circle die and sponged with Soft Suede. Dazzling Details added some sparkle on the cuffs and hat.… Continue reading Santa’s List Argyle Suede

Argyle TIEF · Autumn Days · Birthdays · Clean and Simple · Dry Embossing · Labels Framelits · Morning Meadow · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Autumn Days Coastal Pudding

Dies, embossing, a few stamped images and a little sponging were all that were required to complete this birthday card. The image panel of Whisper White was cut using one of the Labels Framelits. The bird and grasses from the retired Autumn Days were then stamped using Early Espresso and Baked Brown Sugar. Some light… Continue reading Autumn Days Coastal Pudding

Argyle TIEF · Birthdays · Creative Crew Challenge · Perfectly Penned · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Sunburst · Woodgrain · Woodgrain TIEF

Creative Crew Perfectly Penned Sunburst

A new month, and a new set of challenges for the Splitcoaststampers Creative Crew. The first one is "DSP/Color Focus: Witch's Brew DSP on P 21 of the Holiday Catalog. If you don't have the DSP, use the colour combo: Basic Black, Basic Gray, Pumpkin Pie, Summer Starfruit and Very Vanilla." We don't celebrate Halloween… Continue reading Creative Crew Perfectly Penned Sunburst

Argyle TIEF · Dry Embossing · Embedded Embossing · Labels Framelits · Love & Sympathy · Sympathy

In Remembrance

This month's mini challenge at Crafter's Anonymous is to take inspiration from the ANZAC day poppies or colours depicted in the image provided (Basic Black, Real Red, Sahara Sand and Whisper White). I stamped the image from Love & Sympathy using Basic Black and Real Red markers onto a piece of Crumb Cake. This was… Continue reading In Remembrance

Argyle TIEF · Blooming with Kindness · Dry Embossing · Watercolour Wash

Blooming with Kindness Watercolour Wash Party

Watercolour wash is a technique that I have seen a lot, but until now, have not attempted. Thanks again to Dawn Olchefske, I can now add it to my list of completed techniques. The base card stock is Pool Party, as is the Argyle TIEF embossed layer. The flower from Blooming with Kindness was heat… Continue reading Blooming with Kindness Watercolour Wash Party