Colorful world

Hi there!
Rebecca and Agata are here to put some color into your world! We’ve teamed up for this challenge and chose to make some layouts using a great stamp set: Colorful Companions which is all about butterflies! Here’s Rebecca’s beauty:

She took only one stamp from that set, stamped it numerous times in colors…  |  read more »

Alcohol Ink resist.

I’ve been in danger of neglecting my alcohol inks recently and to be honest it’s a real shame as they’re so versatile.
I came across some wonderful resist techniques and had to try them out.
One of our partner companies is Clear Scraps and their clear acrylic shapes are perfect for some alcohol ink treatments.

I first used…  |  read more »

Taking inspiration from Nature.

I do like to keep up with Interior design trends and one which keeps coming back to me again and again is a colour scheme inspired by lazy summer holidays spent on the beach. Beige, turquise/blue and touches of green.
I’ve put together a mood board to emphasize my point.

So here are a few projects using the…  |  read more »

Show & Tell Friday!

TGIF!  Not only for the end of a very long and busy week, but because what better way than to start the weekend with a Show and Tell Friday!?
I want to share this card, using a very simple resist technique.
I stamped the glossy cardstock with the Colorful Companions stamps using Versamark ink and heat embossed…  |  read more »

Stamping a Scalloped Border

Sometimes a border is more fun stamped than punched. Even if you don’t have a border stamp you can use a single circular shaped stamp to make a fun scalloped border. Here are the basic supplies you will need:

(ink, a MyStampBox circle stamp from the Border Lines collection, an acrylic block and paper). First ink…  |  read more »

Guest Designer Gladys Chia

Hello… My name is Gladys Chia and I am from sunny Singapore. I started scrapbooking in 2008 through my elder sister. Loving all the beautiful things – papers, ribbons, stickers, flowers. I used to hoard them because they are soooo pretty to use them! Ha! I started to create a few pages of layouts and…  |  read more »

Stamping Tips Winner

We have a winner for our stamping tips contest from last Monday: ISHA!
Here are Isha’s tips:
1.Use an old mouse pad under the paper before stamping with clear stamps. It will give a better stamped image but don’t use it while using stamps with lots of empty space as when you ink such stamps,…  |  read more »

Custom jewelry

I really like to come up with fun ways to use my stamps on something other than paper… One of the materials that I love especially is shrink plastic. With shrink plastic I can have these lovely butterflies from the Colorful Companions set around me all day!

For this particular necklace I stamped the Colorful Companions…  |  read more »

Stamps and Sketches Rock!

Howdy everyone!  It’s Wednesday so that means that I have a challenge for you today.
This week I’m challenging you to use this sketch:

Don’t forget… a sketch is just a starting point so the sky’s the limit in how it inspires you!  You can even use it for a layout.  Try stretching it or center it…  |  read more »

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Hello everyone! Lately, days were really warm here in Switzerland were I live. If this continues like this, we will have chestnuts blooming in a couple of weeks! Is it then astonishing that I’m thinking about sitting on our balcony in the midst of flowers (and with something nice in my hand )?…  |  read more »