Lots of Goodies….

Hi Everyone I have been to Bolton Stadium today to the Craft Fair.  Lots of stalls and said long overdue hello’s to crafty friends.  Had a great rumage and saw lots of flower demo’s, which seem to be in at present.  I was really impressed with Crafters Companion and what they did with Pebeo Guilding Read More …

New Demo Coming….

Hi Everyone Just to let you know of a demonstration happening in June over at the lovely Paper N Card  with Dot and her Team. Saturday, 13th June 2015 10am – 3.30pm I will be demonstrating all things WOW Embossing Powders so pop along and say Hello, have a cuppa, and see what exciting things Read More …

Make A Wish….

Hi Everyone Over at WOW HQ this month is SKETCH time! I have chosen number 1.  I Started with a black card and used ‘Make a Wish‘ flowers as a background with London Fog ink from Memento. I then used Tim Holt’s die cuts of a cogg, a ticket and used Spellbinder ‘ Timeless Rectangle Read More …

I can see a Rainbow……..

Hi Everyone This month at WOW HQ is the theme RAINBOWS. I started with some watercolour paper and used the stamp ‘Vintage Wallpaer‘ with Versamark and Bright White embossing powder.  I heatset the image. I then used my H2Os (watercolour paints) and wet the paper.  I then used the colours of the rainbow paints over Read More …

Take a Walk on The Wild Side….

Hi Everyone, This week at Stampotique is NEON COLOURS. I started out with painting a tag in black Gesso. Then I used Versamark and 3 different stencils- sunburst – numbers – dots, making a background – overlapping each stencil. I then used the following WOW embossing powders: Fluorescent yellow, Fluorescent magenta, Fluorescent blue, Fluorescent green, Read More …

Reach for the Stars….

Hi Everyone Over at Stampotique this week is SDC 186 – Stars.  I started with a Tim Holz tag and spritzed some dark inks onto a craft mat.  I then moved my tag through the inks from left to right making the pattern on the tag.  I then left this to dry. Then with some Read More …

Springtime in Monocrome….

Hi Everyone Over at WOW HQ this month is the theme of Spring. I decided to use the stamps ‘Make a Wish’ and ‘Lace’ in my project and make it monocrome. I firstly made the background by using a leaf embossing folder from Sheena Douglas and white cardstock running this through my E Bosser. I Read More …

You Inspire Me….

Hi Everyone Well over at the Craft Stamper Magazine blog, my name was drawn out to win some of Kim Costello’s photo polymer stamps and I chose these: Spritz and Speckles/Just Because   From these stamps I created: I started by using gesso all over a plastic picture frame I purchased from a jumble sale Read More …

What do I do with this INK….

   Craft Classes Online  Hi Everyone Just come across this FREE course from Stampington and Co for any of you who are in a whirl about inks, the different types and what to do with them. Just lick on the link. HAPPY STAMPING – SUE  http://www.craftclassesonline.com/stampington-landing-jan-2015.html.  

A Little Birdie Told Me….

Hi Everyone It’s a long time since I joined in at Stampotique as I have been away with work commitments and that thing that gets in the way of crafting – LIFE. Anyway I hope to change this and I am starting off with SDC 181 Orange and Lemon. I started with a geli plate Read More …

Warm My Heart….

Hi Everyone  This is my interpretation of the challenge set by the team at  Runway Challege this week: I started with a Creative Expressions Light bulb stamp heat set with WOW ebony embossing powder then coloured it in with distress markers in yellow blue and grey. I then used my computer for the words ‘Warm Read More …

My Inspiration….

Hi Everyone This month at WOW HQ is the theme ‘Inspired by fellow DT’ I have chosen Birgit Koopsen and she makes some fantastic backgrounds with different mediums.  Her philosophy is   ‘Everything in life is Scrapable’  Here is my take on her blog post ‘When on Malta’ I made this by: Starting with a Read More …

Great Day at Crafty Company….

Hi Everyone Just to say what a great day I had at the Crafty Company HQ,  demoing all things embossing yesterday. My hosts were wonderful and with a lunch of fish and chips (what else!) it finished the day off Fabulous. Kieron, Wendy, Sandra and Jessy the dog from Crafty Company     I also Read More …

Demo Day….

Hi Everyone Just to let you  know of a Demo Day I am doing at Crafty Company on February 3rd 2015 10am – 4pm.  I shall be demonstrating all things embossing powders, what they are, what to do with them and you can also purchase the stock I am using including moulds and powder .  Read More …