I’m dreaming of a handmade Christmas!

I have really basic sewing skills and these totes are perfect for me to be able to get a fabric fix (plus make a very useful gift now that Queensland have finally enforced the plastic bag ban). Full credit to my friend Alicia for creating the perfect dimensions for this bag! If you would likeContinue reading “I’m dreaming of a handmade Christmas!”

A tutorial! Sponge brayer on vellum with a stencil!

This card has been my most popular one on Pinterest and a tutorial was well overdue! Here’s a slightly updated version of the card… For this card I have used inks in colours Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie (you could also use Peekaboo Peach) and Flirty Flamingo.  I’ve cut a stencil with the Detailed Floral ThinlitContinue reading “A tutorial! Sponge brayer on vellum with a stencil!”

Big Shot Basics!

How much do you love your Big Shot?  I adore mine, well actually I have two 🙂  I would have thought that I was quite competent at using them but it seems I wasn’t! So let’s go back to basics….the Bigz dies are simply a die between two cutting plates.  I can do that! EmbossingContinue reading “Big Shot Basics!”

Selected stamping…the easy way!

Check out this card {{here….}} I didn’t want the heart on the card, so the easiest way to avoid stamping it up is to start with a  lovely clean stamp and some sticky tape… The tape covers that part that you don’t wish to stamp. Ink up your stamp Remove the tape (thereby removing theContinue reading “Selected stamping…the easy way!”