Challenges · Clean and Simple · Floral Essence · High Tide · Many Mates · Quick and Easy Cards · Rectangular Postage Stamp Punch · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Clean and Simple Floral card for Splitcoaststampers Color Challenges

A few weeks ago, it was the 800th Color Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. There are six options to choose. Click here to get all the details. The colours I chose ... Gorgeous Grape, Mint Macaron, Highland Heather My card .... Some quick stamping on a Whisper White panel which was then attached to the lower right hand corner… Continue reading Clean and Simple Floral card for Splitcoaststampers Color Challenges

Clean and Simple · High Tide · One Layer · Tutorials · YouTube Videos

FLASHBACK to High Tide Cajun Party and VIDEO

It is nearly three years since I originally put this post on my blog. The stamp set is still current and the technique to create a clean and simple one layer card is still a favourite in the papercrafting world. Check out the video to see how you can recreate this or use this technique… Continue reading FLASHBACK to High Tide Cajun Party and VIDEO

Birch · Challenges · Colorful Seasons · High Tide · Rooted in Nature · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Colorful Seasons for the Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers

This week's Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers with the branch image made me think of spring which is just starting here. Click on the link to find out more about this week's challenge. Here is the sketch ... ... and here is my card. Tips: I love how the Birch background provides texture for any occasion.Supplies:… Continue reading Colorful Seasons for the Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers

Challenges · High Tide · Rooted in Nature · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Techniques · Watercolour Wash · Watercolouring

Starch Watercolour Wash and Silhouettes for the Color Challenge

I am honoured to announce that the Color Challenge team at Splitcoaststampers has invited me to guest design with them for the month of August. Their guest designers are selected from the weekly faves and I was their fave from CC735. Click on the link to see that card. This week there are some bright colours… Continue reading Starch Watercolour Wash and Silhouettes for the Color Challenge

Challenges · Clean and Simple · High Tide · Itty Bitty Greetings · Quick and Easy Cards · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Sponging

High Tide 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 ... Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Lemon Lime Twist ... and here is my card. Tips: A quick and easy, almost one layer card.Supplies: Stamp Sets: High Tide, Itty Bitty GreetingsCardstock: Thick Whisper White,… Continue reading High Tide for the Color Challenge

Classes · Colorful Seasons · High Tide · Polished Stone · Sheltering Tree · Shimmer Mist

Polished Stone Background with Sheltering Tree

Here is an example of the Polished Stone technique that participants made in a recent class. Tips: This technique creates the look of polished stone on a glossy background. Put a small amount of rubbing alcohol onto a cotton ball.Add two or three drops of a light coloured reinker and then add a drop or… Continue reading Polished Stone Background with Sheltering Tree