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2015 Convention Swaps 4

As promised, here are even more of the swaps I received. Unfortunately there was no name on this first one. If it is yours, please let me know so that I can give you credit. Don't you love all this inspiration? Stampin' Up! - what's happening now: The list of Retiring Products is decreasing daily as… Continue reading 2015 Convention Swaps 4

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2015 Convention Swaps 2

As promised, here are some of the swaps I received. I am starting with those from two of my downlines. These were created by Leah Reen ... and these were created by Helen Betts [my sister]. Aren't they gorgeous. Stampin' Up! - what's happening now: The list of Retiring Products is decreasing daily as stock… Continue reading 2015 Convention Swaps 2

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Artful Stampers Team Challenge Hop Olive Rose

Another colour challenge from Alisa this week. I heat embossed the images with Black Embossing Powder on Naturals White. The flower and leaves were then coloured with a Blender Pen and the inks from the colour challenge. I suddenly realised that I hadn't used Whisper White. Oops! I heat embossed a sentiment with White Embossing Powder and sponged… Continue reading Artful Stampers Team Challenge Hop Olive Rose

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Technique Tuesday: Watercolouring with White Pigment Ink

This month's Technique Tuesday is a simple one so I don't have step by step photos. I am not sure if it has a special name, but I have called it Watercolouring with White Pigment Ink. It creates an elegant look for very little effort. Basically it involves heat embossing a line art image on… Continue reading Technique Tuesday: Watercolouring with White Pigment Ink

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Flower Shop Crisp Saffron

I am trying another challenge today at Around the World Stampin' Up! Challenges. These challenges are open to everyone, not just demonstrators. The only rule is that you create the project with Stampin' Up! products that are not retired. Challenge 34 is a colour combination. This is the second challenge I have undertaken this week… Continue reading Flower Shop Crisp Saffron

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Artful Stampers Team Challenge Baked Calypso Suede

We have a Colour Combination for the Artful Stampers Team Challenge Hop this week. You may have arrived here from Tamsin Adams' blog. I have made a gatefold card this week. The base card stock of Baked Brown Sugar was embossed using the Faux Letterpress technique, Soft Suede ink and the Woodgrain TIEF. The feathers were… Continue reading Artful Stampers Team Challenge Baked Calypso Suede