Easy effective watercolour backgrounds!

The Watercolour Pencils have certainly been the focus of my crafting of late.  This background is so easy to achieve.  The harder you press with your pencils the deeper the colour you will achieve with your background.  Once you have coloured onto your background (I used Watercolour paper) use your Aqua Painter to go overContinue reading “Easy effective watercolour backgrounds!”

Sick of these dragonflies yet? I’m not :)

While researching different watercolour cards I came across this one by Chantal.  I still prefer Chantal’s version however here is the one we have been making at my recent classes. You can ink up the stripe background stamp and then spritz water directly onto the stamp before stamping onto the paper (in this case it isContinue reading “Sick of these dragonflies yet? I’m not :)”

Butterfly Birthday Wishes

It’s wonderful to get inspiration from Pinterest, it is certainly my favourite place to go and collect ideas.  If you are not yet confident with how to use Pinterest please let me know and I’ll run you through the basics. I found this card from Fanny and loved it.  I made a few changes andContinue reading “Butterfly Birthday Wishes”

More watercolouring, more inside the lines!

Inspiration for cardmaking is everywhere you look. I liked a layout we did on a card sample at OnStage in Brisbane recently.  This card uses Calypso Coral cardstock and the Inside the Lines designer series paper.  We got a sneaky play with the watercolour pencils and I was instantly hooked. For my card I changedContinue reading “More watercolouring, more inside the lines!”