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Two Step Stamping on Coloured Cardstock

In a recent class, I showed participants how to get more from their stamp sets by stamping on coloured cardstock instead of a neutral colour. For the class we used the Inspiring Iris stamp set which has a great set of flowers. These cards are clean and simple as well as quick and easy to… Continue reading Two Step Stamping on Coloured Cardstock

Challenges · Love What You Do · Monochromatic · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Love What You Do for the Sketch Challenge

This week I found the Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers extremely challenging! In the end, I decided on a monochromatic look using the pretty Garden Lane Designer Series Papers. Click on the link to find out more about the challenge. Here is the sketch ... ... and here is my card. Tips: The Garden Lane DSP… Continue reading Love What You Do for the Sketch Challenge

Country Floral 3D EF · Dry Embossing · Love What You Do · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Love What You Do for the Color and Sketch Challenges

Today I am combining the color and sketch challenges at Splitcoaststampers. Click on the links to find out more about them. Here are the colours ... Grapefruit Grove, Daffodil Delight, Berry Burst Here is the sketch ... ... and here is my card. Tips: Supplies: Stamp Set: Love What You DoCardstock: Berry Burst, Basic Black,… Continue reading Love What You Do for the Color and Sketch Challenges

Faux Tile · Love What You Do · Tutorials · YouTube Videos

A further example of the Faux Tile Technique Love What You Do

This week I am showcasing the Faux Tile Technique. Over the next few days, I will show more of the different tiling effects. Today's card is scored 1cm (½") diagonally. Tips: Here are the supplies, measurements and some basic instructions. Check out the video for full details on the technique.Supplies:Stamps – Love What You DoCard… Continue reading A further example of the Faux Tile Technique Love What You Do

Love What You Do · Monochromatic · Rubber Band Technique · Sponging · Tutorials · YouTube Videos

Monochromatic Rubber Band Technique with Love What You Do

Today's sample of the Rubber Band Technique is a monochromatic blue - using the new colours Balmy Blue and Blueberry Bushel. Ok, not quite monochromatic, as I added some Old Olive for the stems of the flowers. Tips: Wrap some rubber bands of different sizes around and acrylic block and stamp on cardstock. For an… Continue reading Monochromatic Rubber Band Technique with Love What You Do

Clean and Simple · Love What You Do · One Layer · Quick and Easy Cards · Rubber Band Technique · Tutorials · YouTube Videos

Rubber Band Background Technique with VIDEO

At a recent technique class, I showed participants how to use rubber bands and an acrylic block to create cool backgrounds. I will have more samples over the next few weeks. Keep reading, I also have a video which shows the simplicity of the technique. Tips: Wrap some rubber bands of different sizes around and… Continue reading Rubber Band Background Technique with VIDEO