Category: Fifth Avenue Floral

More Paper Piecing

I enjoyed my last paper piecing exercise so much, that I thought I would try it again with different images. This time, I have used the lily from Fifth Avenue Floral and a larger oval frame. The flowers are pieced using Daffodil Delight DSP, the frame is Whisper White and Basic Black, and the card … Continue reading More Paper Piecing

Watercolour with Fifth Avenue Floral

I have been practicing my watercolouring technique using inks. I think I am gradually getting better. This time, I  used Confetti White cardstock as the base. This way, you get interesting flecks of colour in the background too. Another new 'toy' is the Bigz XL Tasteful Trim Die. Here I have used the large scallop … Continue reading Watercolour with Fifth Avenue Floral

Floating Reinkers and Gingham

Floating Reinkers and Gingham

Two new techniques [well, for me] are showcased in my card today - floating reinkers and gingham. Floating reinkers is a great technique. Take a sheet of shimmery white cardstock and stamp an outline image [segmented images work best] with Versamark. Clear or black emboss the image. Spray the image with water until it pools … Continue reading Floating Reinkers and Gingham

It’s My Birthday

Last week, I celebrated yet another year going by. I was rewarded with some beautiful hand made cards from my family and friends. Here are those from my family. What do you think? These are from Helen, Jessica and Marg. You can see the full version by clicking on their gallery tab at the top. … Continue reading It’s My Birthday

Inspiration Challenge

Tonight I have entered the Inspiration Challenge on the We Stamp for Lara site. I stamped some images of the rose from Fifth Avenue Floral. I then coloured them with Poppy Parade, Blushing Bride, Daffodil Delight and Peach Parfait markers, and cut out to give different size roses. The leaves were punched from Old Olive … Continue reading Inspiration Challenge