#simplestamping for the Inspire.Create.Challenge 092

Hello everyone, I hope you are well. I’m taking part in the latest Inspire.Create.Challenge which is to use Stampin’ Up! 2021-2023 In Colors You can find out what the design team created with these colours by CLICKING HERE. I’ve used the 5 ink pads with just the Colour & Contour stamp set to create this […]

Inspire.Create.Challenge #091 – a sketch challenge

Hello everyone. I have the absolute honour and delight of being a guest designer for the latest Inspire.Create.Challenge; which is this sketch challenge… The design team have all created fabulous projects using this layout. You can take a look at them all by CLICKING HERE. I’m sure we’d all love to see what you create […]

Color & Contour for a colour challenge

Hello everyone. I made today’s card for a team colour challenge to use this combination… Early Espresso Crumb Cake Crushed Curry I initially was tempted to give this challenge a miss as the colours didn’t really spark my creativity! But I guess that’s why we call it a challenge. After some musing I came up […]

Watercolour background Thank You card

Hello everyone. I had a whole lot of inky fun making today’s card… To make this fun background I used a piece of Fluid 100 watercolour paper that I misted with water and then added splodges of Magenta Madness, Gorgeous Grape and Merry Merlot inks and moved the inks around with my Water Painters. You […]

#simplestamping Sunday featuring Color & Contour

Hello, I hope you are well. I’m using a brand new stamp set from the Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue that launches on 4 May 2021; it’s called Color & Contour. It’s a beautiful floral set with gorgeous sentiments and here’s the result of my first play with it… Aren’t these images pretty? This stamp […]

Watercolor pencils and Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden…

Hello everyone. On Sunday I showed you a card I created with Stampin’ Write Markers and yesterday’s card was coloured with Stampin’ Blends, so it only seems right to follow that up with Watercolor Pencils. This colouring medium is a little more soft and gentle than the previous two so I chose to use the […]

Thank you cards featuring Stampin’ Up! Oval Occasions

Hello everyone, Today I want to share with you these simple Thank You cards that coordinate with the Easter chocolate gift boxes I showed you in yesterday’s blog and video… My card bases are Calypso Coral card measuring 29 x 10.5 cm, scored and folded at 14.5 cm to create portrait tent folds. You can […]

Simple Thank You card featuring Stampin’ Up! Art Gallery

Hello. Today’s card is a nice clean and simple one using only card, paper and ink… Although the Art Gallery stamp set is a multi step stamp set it’s so easy to use. You really don’t have to worry about lining up your stamps at all. So it’s great for beginner stampers and #simplestamping cards. […]

Oh So Ombre Thank Ewe gifts

Hello everyone. Today I’d like to show you the cute little thank you gifts I made for some staff at my local hospital. I was attending a clinic and thought it would be nice to give a few of our hardworking NHS staff a little chocolate treat to say thank you; or indeed “Thank ewe […]

Single Stamping with Sweet Strawberry bundle

Hello, I hope you are well. The Sweet Strawberry bundle in the January to June 2021 mini catalogue is a two step stamp set with a coordinating punch but I wanted to show you that you don’t need to do the two steps in you don’t want to. My first example is this card… I […]