Category: Sincere Salutations


Yes, bleaching it is. Today's technique uses heat embossing and bleaching in the outlines of the image. I started with a piece of Wild Wasabi cardstock, stamped the floral image from Elements of Style using Versamark, then heat embossed it with black embossing powder. When it was cool, I used an Aquapainter to pick up … Continue reading Bleaching

Colourful Owl

A break from the distressing look today to participate in a Splitcoaststampers Colour Challenge. This week the colours are Soft Suede, Daffodil Delight and Poppy Parade. The Tasteful Trim Bigz XL Die was used to cut a wave with some patterned Poppy Parade DSP from the Just Add Cake DSP pack. The wave was then … Continue reading Colourful Owl

Black Magic

Black Magic

This week's challenge at Less is More is a CAS sketch. One of the samples used the Black Magic technique and I thought I would try it out too. Just stamp the image using Whisper White craft ink on Basic Black cardstock. Let the ink dry [use a heat gun if impatient like me], then … Continue reading Black Magic


This week's challenge on the Less is More site is a silhouette theme. I have used the silhouette branch from Fabulous Florets for my very clean and simple (CAS) creation. Recipe: Cardstock: Naturals Ivory, Cajun Craze, Very Vanilla Ink: Basic Black Stamps: Fabulous Florets, Sincere Salutations Enjoy

Pocket Silhouettes

I have seen some great cards recently using Pocket Silhouettes. This is one of my neglected favourites, so I thought I would ink them up again. Here is a simple Birthday card. Recipe: Cardstock: Sahara Sand, Pacific Point, Whisper White Ink: Sahara Sand, Pacific Point, Melon Mambo, Wild Wasabi Stamps: Woodgrain, Pocket Silhouettes, Sincere Salutations … Continue reading Pocket Silhouettes

Framed Tulips Square Tree

I have had my Framed Tulips Textured Embossing Folder for a while now, and have been checking out other blogs for inspiration. The folder usually produces a rectangular frame. Here, I have turned it into a square. Unfortunately, I can't find the link of where I saw this great card that I have CASED. If … Continue reading Framed Tulips Square Tree