Altenew Painted Butterflies.

When the Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine asked if I wanted to be part of a Stamper’s Challenge that involved me playing with Altenew’s Painted Butterflies I couldn’t reply ‘Yes’ quick enough lol.  And I wasn’t disappointed,  I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed getting all inky with these stamps, they are Brilliant!

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Awesome – Detail

Awesome

Awesome

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You Inspire Me – Detail

You Inspire Me

You Inspire Me

Hugs,

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You Inspire Me – Other Supplies:  Prismacolor Pencils Powder Blue, Light Cerulean Blue.

Butterfly Colour Combos – Butter Bar / Tangelo and Soft Apricot / Fresh Peach

Video : By Request – Finding Inspiration in Cardmaking!

Where do you find your inspiration…..   ???

You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.

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Happy Birthday – Detail

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

I find inspiration all round me and today’s video explains how I came up with the idea for this CAS masculine design!

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As you can see I focused on the colour palette but sadly the link to this fabulous photo is no longer at Pinterest but it looks like it came from gdlaneinteriors, I would like to give credit so am happy to edit if anyone knows the link.

You can find these stamps & dies linked below or at Penny Black!

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Other Supplies: Copic Multiliner 0.3 – Cool Gray.  Tweezers.

Tutor Technique – Double Window Shaker !

A bit difficult to photograph but I think you get the picture.  This is a publication share for the Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine where we were asked to share a ‘tutor’ technique, so mine was a double window shaker. Love this fab way to show off these beautiful design papers and stamps!

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Hug – Detail

Hug

Hug

I’ll be back real soon with another video share, thanks so much for stopping by,

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor Pencils –  Beige, Light Peach, Peach, Pink, Carmine Red, Crimson Lake, Black, Light Umber, Dark Umber, Light Aqua.

Video : Like Gnome One Else!

Absolutely having some fun with my Prismacolor Pencils today, it feels like it’s been an age since I’ve used them.  So a fun set of Gnome stamps from Scrapbook Boutique and a OLC and the music turned up!

You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.

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Gnome – Detail

Gnome

Gnome

All these fabulous goodies can be found at Scrapbook Boutique!

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor Pencils – Light Peach, Peach, Deco Peach, Indigo Blue, True Blue, Peacock Blue, Black, Ginger Root, Sand, Goldenrod, Yellowed Orange, Burnt Ochre, Sienna Brown, Dark Umber, Warm Grey 20%.

Patisserie with Penny Black!

Love these gorgeous Penny Black girls and this one is no exception.  Can you tell that I had a blast colouring this little scene….    and you may have noticed that I’m obviously back on my orange/pink kick again.

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Celebrate Your Day – Detail

Celebrate Your Day

Celebrate Your Day

Thanks for your visit today, I’m back on Friday with another video to share!

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Other Supplies:  Inktense Pencils – Baked Earth, Iron Blue, Oak, Ink Black, Sicilian Yellow, Beech Green, Neutral Grey, Chilli Red, Carmine Pink, Sienna Gold, Shiraz, Saddle Brown, Willow, Sienna Gold, Amber, Mustard, Red Oxide, Sepia Ink, Deep Indigo.  Watercolour cardstock.  Tiny orange Rhinestones from Queen & Co.

Video : A Fishy Wedding?

This video is for The Alley Way Stamps and I gotta say this fish really makes me smile and well, what more can I say…  love a him/her version!  I was also thinking about it after, that a little tulle in her ‘hair’ would’ve been cute…

You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.

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Years of Happiness – Detail

Years of Happiness

Years of Happiness

So I wanted the ‘pencily’ look and now I’m not so sure…  what do you think,maybe my usual bold and bright might have been better?  I had fun though and it doesn’t hurt to stretch those creative urges, I have enough stuff here to stretch them for years…  but apparently I still ‘need’ more, just ask my friend Paypal, good bloke that one, I don’t even have to leave my seat (go figure).  Now to business….

You can find all these goodies here at The Alley Way Stamps! Papercrafty hugs,

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor Pencils – Warm Grey 20,50%, White, Pink, Deco Pink, Powder Blue, Light Cerulean Blue.  Pink Rhinestones  – Kaisercraft.  Oops forgot to link the Wink!

A Diecut within a Diecut?

I have a quick share today.  I thought these notched tags would make a fun diecut within a diecut which was the call for the Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine.

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enjoy – Detail

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enjoy

See you again soon, I’ll be back with a TAWS video on Sunday!

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Other Supplies:  Rhinestones – Red / Aqua / Heart.  Yellow hemp twine.

Video : Celebrate Diamond Die Cutting!

Oh my goodness, today turned out to be a mass of die cutting, but well worth it I think.  I kept the card quite CAS because of all the work that was involved int he background panel (and I didn’t want to cover it).  I filmed as I created so you could watch the process.

You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.

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Celebrate – Detail

Celebrate

Celebrate

You can find these goodies at Penny Black or linked below.

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Other Supplies:  Distress Marker – Picked Raspberry.  Cardstock – American Crafts – Melon / Bubblegum. Prismacolor Pencil – Yellowed Orange.

Simple Embossing for AEIOU!

Keeping it real simple for this month’s entry to Avery Elle’s Embossing challenge, in fact it’s just a little difficult to see the embossed part of my card, but it’s those fabulous double pierced rectangles that I can’t get enough of and I used one of these to create a subtle border for my scene.

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Gold Amazing – Detail

Gold Amazing

Gold Amazing

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And can you see I have the new Amazing die too, soo happy and loving it in gold, Jamie & the AE team are ‘Amazing’ my goodies arrived to Australia in record time and they are nothing but fantastic to deal with.  I was lucky enough to win last month’s challenge and had fun spending my winnings and more (wink)!

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor Pencils – Cream, Espresso, French Grey 20, 50%, Pale Sage, Chocolate, Peach Beige, Peach, Dark Brown, Deco Pink, Goldenrod.

Video : Scribble Flowers at Scrapbook Boutique!

Love love love this fabulous die from My Favorite Things and I had so much fun creating this card for Scrapbook Boutique, I had bits of paper everywhere!

You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.

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Enjoy – Detail

Enjoy

Enjoy

You can find all these goodies at Scrapbook Boutique!  Have a great day, Hugs

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Other Supplies:  Tweezers / Large Straight Scissors.