The Layered Poinsettia stencil I used for this card creates a lovely crisp background. However, I'm all for the watery, more distressed, abstract look and so I took to this background with all the splatter until edges were lost and the sweet flowers became mere hints...
Dry embossing is an easy technique, yet it produces the most fabulous results. I like to emphasise the gorgeous deep embossed designs you can get now with white pigment ink. Nowadays, you can also get embossing folders with matching dies to highlight the design...
Well, hello there! I'm sorry that circumstances mean that I've not been able to craft much recently. But I'm delighted to be able to share a card with you for the start of DieCember. DieCember is a month-long celebration of one of my most used supplies, in fact, my...
Here’s the answers to a few of questions I get asked but I’ve a FAQ page with more information on supplies, favourite tools and photography.
This may not come as a surprise to you, but I mainly shop at Simon Says Stamp. You might think this is because I work with some of their products. Yes, that is true, but I have been buying my crafty supplies from Simon Says Stamp for years and long before I ever had any connections with them. When it comes down to it they have a fabulous range of products and are run by the best people.
When I can’t find what I need at Simon I turn to Amazon or local art supply stores.
I’m a very visual person and love to watch videos to learn new things. I equally love to create and share videos with you and do so whenever time allows. Videos do take quiet a while for me to make though and sometimes life with a busy family means I can’t share as many videos with you as I’d like to.
I am on various Design Teams but only because I love their products and genuinely use them. Ultimately my opinions are my own.
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