Tag Archives: Watercolor Words

Need A Tag?

Do you ever need a quick tag for a gift?  Use your stamping supplies!  Stampin’ Up! makes it so easy to whip up a cute tag.  Here’s a couple I made recently. This first one is for my son’s girlfriend.  I wanted to make it cute and girly, so I grabbed my Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set and Scallop Tag Topper Punch. I made the tag itself out of a Silver… Read More »

Simple Emboss Resist

Today, I have another watercolor wash background technique to share that’s simple and beautiful. I’ve shown this technique before on my blog, but it bears repeating because watercoloring is so popular right now.  For this card, I used the Watercolor Words stamp set and Shimmery White paper. There are really only two types of paper that can withstand watercoloring well: 1) Watercolor paper and 2) Shimmery White paper.  All the… Read More »

December Paper Pumpkin

It’s Paper Pumpkin time!  I got my box in the mail this week, and oh boy is this a fun kit — full of LOADS of pretty supplies.  It’s got everything you need to make 12 desktop calendar pages for 2016.  The kit even includes a little wire holder for the calendars. You can see all the supplies of my box below, including 12 background papers in beautiful floral designs,… Read More »

Watercolor Emboss Resist

For Technique Thursday this week, I have a watercolor emboss resist card.  I’ve gone over this technique before on my blog, but it’s one of my favorites, so it’s worth repeating.  It involves stamping and embossing in either clear or white, and then coloring over the embossing so that the stamped image resists the color and shows through.  There are lots of ways to use this technique, and it comes… Read More »

Weekly News

Today, Stampin’ Up! announced some great new Weekly Deals, including the gorgeous Gold 5/8″ Satin Ribbon.  This is one of my favorite ribbons, because it’s so soft and luxurious.  Another great deal is the Bow Builder Punch.  With this punch, you can make darling little bows to enhance cards and small gifts.  Finally, the Envelope Punch Board is also on sale.  With this punch board, you can make custom envelopes… Read More »

Dig Out Those Punches!

I have another gift wrapping idea to share with you today.  While my gift box last Thursday used more expensive die cuts and framelits, my project today focuses on using simple punches as accents.  Additionally, I used the darling Sketched Dots Tag a Bag Gift Bags to wrap my gift.  You can buy 10 of these bags for only $4!!!  If you haven’t already looked, page 151 of the Annual… Read More »

Make a Beautiful Box!

For Technique Thursday this week, I have an elegant gift box to share with you.  I absolutely adore the Gift Box Punch Board!  It’s my “go to” product when I’m wrapping small to medium sizes gifts.  I love the versatility of being able to make any size box (up to 4″ on each side) out of any paper I want.  It just makes wrapping so easy!  And, when I give… Read More »

Weekly News / Hooray!

Happy Tuesday!  I have a little inspiration for you today, as well as some new Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! Inspiration: My card today features the Watercolor Words and Be the Star stamp sets.  I made this graduation card for a good friend who’s oldest son just graduated from high school this year.  This is a fairly simple card to make.  The only thing that took a little time was… Read More »

Weekly News / Watercolor Words

Welcome to my Tuesday newsletter.  Each Tuesday, I’ll let you know the latest Weekly Deals and any other promotions going on at Stampin’ Up!  Before I get to that today,  I wanted to share a card I made using the new Watercolor Words stamp set.  This is another one of my favorite new stamp sets.  I know my readers must get tired of hearing this, but I do really love… Read More »