Sunday, April 26, 2009

Happy Bird-Day

Last week was my SIL's birthday so I whipped up this card for her. I am still fascinated with watercolouring and using the blender pens and aqua painters. They are so quick and easy to use, with fantastic results

Card: Mellow Moss, Elegant Eggplant, Riding Hood Red, watercolour paper
Paper: Urban Garden DSP
Ink: Basic Black
Watercolour crayons: Bold Brights
Ribbon: Baja Breeze 1" grosgrain
Punches: Photo corner punch
Stamp Set: Pun Fun

Monday, April 13, 2009

Out in Bloom

I have finally found the time to make another card using some of the new sets that are available. I am discovering the joy of watercolouring, using our Blender Pens and Aqua Painters.

Card: Chocolate Chip, Creamy Caramel and Old Olive

Ink: Basic Black

Watercolour crayons: Ruby Red and Old Olive

Ribbon: Double sided satin ribbon in Kiwi Kiss/Very Vanilla

Embellishments: Vintage Brads and Stampin Dimensionals

Punches: 1/2" circle

Stamp sets: Bloom Away, Window Dressing (hostess set)

I also used a cricut expression machine to cut a 1 3/4" circle, which I then cut in half.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Out of my comfort zone

Well I have been busy over the past couple of days with a cybercamp for Australian Stampin' Up® Demonstrators. It has been full of challenges, discussions, ideas and online chats and quizzes. This really is a company where every demonstrator is out there to help each other.

This card is the result of one of the many challenges put up this weekend, by Leonie Schroder.
Card: Close to Cocoa, Baja Breeze and Pink Pirouhette
Ink: Baja Breeze, Pink Pirouhette and Versamark
Ribbon:Theatre Ribbon Originals (retired)
Embellishments: Clear Embossing Powder, Stampin' Dimensionals
Punches: Square scallop and 1/2" circle
Stamp Sets: Baroque Motifs, Baroque Border wheel, Say it with Scallops and Always

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Rustic Rooster Challenge card

Hi all,
Here is my attempt at a colour challenge put out by Keesh Byl. I chose to use the new hostess set, Rustic Rooster.
Card: Whisper White, Purely Pomegranate (retired), Pumpkin Pie and Regal Rose
Ink: Black, Purely Pomegranate (retired)
Ribbon: Purely Pomegranate (retired)
Eyelets: Rich Regals (retired)
Stamp set: Rustic Rooster, Congrats (retired)
Look forward to showing you more of the new product over the coming weeks.
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