Friday, 25 October 2019

INK IT! STAMP IT! | 3D PROJECT

Welcome to the Ink It! Stamp It! Design Team Blog Hop. You may have arrived here from my lovely and talented friend Carolina Evans from Australia. If you are starting here please see the complete list at the bottom of this post which will guide you through all the inspiration projects the team has to share.   The theme for this hop is a "3D Project" and as l have client gifts to prepare for Christmas I decided it would be a good idea to create some packaging for these.   I started with the Copper Dotted Treat Bags. My lovely friend and fellow Artisan, Sylwia Schreck, shows you here how to transform these bags so that they stand up with a sturdy base! The wreath has been created by water-colouring a piece of Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper using an Aqua Painter and ink, then adding Copper embossed splodges before die cutting it with the wreath from the All-Around Wreath Dies.     The Christmas Wishes sentiment was White Embossed onto Copper Foil and die cut wit
Thursday, 24 October 2019

INK & INSPIRATION | HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Welcome to the Ink & Inspiration Design Team Blog Hop. You may have arrived here from my lovely and talented friend Sarah Fleming from the USA. If you are starting here please see the complete list at the bottom of this post which will guide you through all the inspirational projects the team has to share. The theme for this hop is "Happy Holidays" and I thought the Christmastime is Here Suite Bundle was perfect for this!     The background of my card was created by die cutting one of the dies from the set and using it as a stencil with the White Embossing Paste. I then flicked Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint over it.   The floral image has been fussy cut from the Christmastime is Here Speciality Designer Series Paper and layered up on the die, cut from Gold Foil Sheets, and Mossy Meadow Linen Thread from the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack.   I added a few of the gorgeous Gold Glitter Enamel Dots and the sentiment stamped in Early Espresso.   This
Friday, 18 October 2019

STAMPIN' UP! ARTISAN DESIGN TEAM - HOLLY JOLLY

Hello and welcome to the Stampin' Up! 2019 Artisan Design Team Blog Hop for October. You may have arrived here from my lovely and talented friend Tanya Rees from Australia. If you are starting here please click on the next button at the bottom of this post and hop all the way around. There are so many inspirational projects to see, you won't want to miss any!   The theme for this hop is Christmas and I'm showcasing the Holly Jolly Christmas Bundle! This Bundle is so cute and I loved taking it out of traditional Christmas colours and using Blushing Bride and Seaside Spray.     The backgrounds on the two mini cards have been created using stamps from the Tiny Keepsakes Stamp Set.   Have you used the Snowfall Accents Puff Paint yet? It is so much fun watching it expand when you heat it!    This background and the one for the "to be Jolly" card has been created using a dauber and then embossed with the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impr
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