Buffalo Check · Bunch of Blossoms · Faux Diamonds

Faux Diamonds Technique with Bunch of Blossoms and Buffalo Check

The Faux Diamond technique allows you to create a WOW art piece in very little time. It is difficult to see in the photograph, but in real life it is so very sparkly. Here is a close up ... ... and here is the finished card Tips: Stamp solid images (or outline images and colour)… Continue reading Faux Diamonds Technique with Bunch of Blossoms and Buffalo Check

Apothecary Accents Framelits · Dry Embossing · Faux Diamonds · Four You · Spring Flowers TIEF · Stippled Blossoms

2015 Convention Swaps 1

I am finally getting around to photographing the beautiful swaps I received at the recent Stampin' Up! Convention. To start the ball rolling, these are the two swaps that I made. They both used some products that are sadly retiring on June 2 - Stippled Blossoms and Four You stamp sets, Spring Flowers Textured Impressions… Continue reading 2015 Convention Swaps 1

Christmas · Creative Crew Challenge · Evergreen · Faux Diamonds · Finishing Touches Ric Rac Edgelit · More Merry Messages · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Creative Crew: Evergreen Seasons of Style

eeThis is the second of my projects for the December Creative Crew challenges on Splitcoaststampers. The challenge: "Catalogue Focus: candy dots. Copy someone's artwork that loves brads or candy dots. Use candy dots generously on your project." Whilst 'surfing' Splitcoaststampers, I found this very pretty Christmas card by Tags which uses lots of candy dots.… Continue reading Creative Crew: Evergreen Seasons of Style

Chalk Talk · Dry Embossing · Fancy Fan TIEF · Faux Diamonds · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Stippled Blossoms

Stippled Blossoms Coastal Razzleberry

Today I am using a technique known as Faux Diamonds. It gets it name from the sparkly diamond-like finish. After stamping some images from Stippled Blossoms on Whisper White with Rich Razzleberry, Coastal Cabana and Midnight Muse inks, I covered the entire surface with Versamark and heat embossed it with Iridescent Ice EP. This was… Continue reading Stippled Blossoms Coastal Razzleberry