Easy alcohol marker colouring and blending

Easy alcohol marker colouring and blending It seems every time I’m hosting a card making class or even just talk to my friends who are crafters, I am always surprised at how scared crafters and card markers are of alcohol markers.  Today I thought I would walk you through my design process when I use […]

Stampin’ Blends – Two-Shade Blending Tips

Stampin’ Blends – Two-Shade Blending Tips Previously I shared with you practice sheets and basic blending with your Stampin’ Blends, if you missed it you can read it HERE.   Today, we’re utilising the Blending Basic technique of “Flicking” and creating a project using 2 colours.  I buy my markers in sets of two (a light […]

Stampin’ Blends – Blending Basics

Stampin’ Blends – Blending Basics Previously I share with you “9 Stampin’ Blend Crafting Hacks” and storage solutions for your Stampin’ Blends, if you missed you can read it HERE There are various ways to add ink to paper.  The two most common ways are circling and flicking.  Each technique produces a particular appearance, and […]

Stampin’ Blends Hacks, and Storage

Previously I share with you how to test your ink and cardstock with using Stampin’ Blends, if you missed it you can read it HERE. Today I have lots of information for you.  First I have “Stampin’ Blends” video showing clips of creative ways to use your Stampin’ Blend markers.  After that I have solutions […]

Stampin’ Blends – Product Compatibility

Stampin’ Blends – Product Compatibility Previously I share with you my views on Copic Markers vs Stampin’ Blends you can read about it HERE.  To get the best results from your Stampin’ Blends, it’s vital to use the right inks and papers.  While I recommend Stamin’ Up! Whisper White cardstock and Memento Black Ink, and […]

Copic vs Stampin’ Blends

Copic vs Stampin’ Blends I love the look of coloured images with seamless blends of colour and shading, previously the only way to achieve this was using Copic Alcohol Markers.  I’ve always wanted to learn the art of using copic markers, but honestly the thought of actually colouring using copic scared me. It scared me […]

The Joy of Colouring

Colouring, at first glance, may seem childish, unimportant, silly even – an act that many of us did when we were young.  But think back, remember why you coloured, and how you felt when you were doing it. For me, it is a form of communication, a way to gather the ideas from my head […]

Using Coordinating Stamps & Dies in your card making

Using Coordinating Stamps & Dies in your card making One of the greatest ideas/tools/inventions for a card maker has to be coordinating stamps and dies.  Having a die that can cut out an image in one pass through a die-cutting machine like the Big Shot saves so much time, especially on really intricate images.  Even […]