WEDNESDAY’S WOW! COLOURING OVER EMBOSSING!

This project for today’s Wednesday’s WOW! is a card we made at class a couple of weeks ago using the Stampin’ Blends. I thought it might be a good technique to share with you.

I have used the Lift Me Up set and heat embossed it with white embossing powder and then coloured it with the Blends markers.

Do you want to see how to do this? 

I haven’t done a video as yet but I have an earlier tutorial from some time ago using the Blendablilities.  They work the same way.  To find out head -> HERE to see the blog post.

Happy Colouring!

Jenny

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DID YOU KNOW STAMPIN’ UP! HAD BERMUDA BAY GLIMMER PAPER??

Well, you can make any colour you like!

You might have seen you can colour any embellishment like the Rhinestones and Pearls or ribbon with the Blends BUT I had a play with something else the other day.  Did you know you can colour the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper with the Stampin’ Blends.  Now before you rush off and try it there are a couple of important notes.

** Use the Brush Tip end of your marker and only GENTLY brush over the Glimmer Paper.  Too hard a rub may damage the nibs of your marker.

** Only colour the area exposed so you don’t waste the ink.  You can see further below.

Here is the card I made with colouring the Glimmer Paper.

This is using the set Color Me Happy now available.  I have coloured the bird and the flower with the Stampin’ Blends.   Plus I coloured the Adhesive Pearl in too.  When I assembled the card I embossed the White card mat with the Softly Falling Embossing Flower and added a strip of white that was cut with the Flourish Thinlits under the Merry Little Christmas DSP.  (Don’t just keep this paper for Christmas!).

Getting back to the Scallop Circle.  I cut a scallop Circle using the Layering Circles Thinlits from the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper.  Then coloured just around the edge of it gently with the Dark Bermuda Bay Blends marker.   You don’t want to press hard with the marker.   Also, you only need to colour the outside edge that will be seen.

So what colour Glimmer Paper will you make??  Have fun with it.

Have a great weekend,

Jenny

WATCH IT WEDNESDAY #11 – COLOURING BEAUTIFUL YOU WITH THE BLENDS!

I have been sharing a lot of projects using the Stampin’ Blends.  I am really enjoying them.  So easy to use and I am feeling like an artist!!!  Well, maybe I have a little way to go.  A few weeks ago I played with the Blends with the Beautiful You set.  So I thought I would show you these in Watch It Wednesday #11.

Here are the 3 cards but I will show you them individually further below.

I did colour these a few weeks ago and I have worked on my colouring a bit more but you might find it helpful.

Here is the video for your enjoyment.

Here are each of the cards so you can see them close-up.  I have kept the layout similar but created them in different colours and changed the Embossing Folders.

Night of Navy with the Sparkle Embossing Folder.

Rich Razzleberry with the Petal Burst Folder.

Cherry Cobbler with the Brick Wall Embossing Folder.

Did you notice the Rhinestones?? You can colour them with the Blends too.

So I hope you might have a play with them.  They are really not hard at all to use and I love the effect with them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Jenny

STAMPIN’ BLENDS PLAY DAY!

You have seen them around your blog travels and I have been talking about the Stampin’ Blends for a while.  I know it is a big investment so why not try them out.   If you are a Wollongong local come to my Blends Play Day.  

WHEN: Friday 17th November 10am and Saturday 18th 2pm.   

COST: $15  All materials to create 2 fun cards with different ways to use the Blends. 

BYO: Scissors and Adhesives.

Please RSVP  Thursday 16th.

I hope you can come along.  Let me know soon though.

Jenny

ALWAYS AND FOREVER ANNIVERSARY!

I was asked by a lovely friend to make 2 Wedding anniversary cards for 2 of her children who are both celebrating their anniversaries this month.  I haven’t made too many anniversary cards so wondered what to do.  Then … My order arrived with my Stampin’ Blends and the Always and Forever set.  🙂

These are the cards I made.

I wasn’t sure what I would do with the stamps though.  I cut some squares of white card and would see where it would take me.  I stamped the images in Memento Tuxedo Ink on Thick Whisper White card.  That is essential when using the Stampin’ Blends.  Then they were coloured them with the Blends.  On scrap card I stamped them again. For the tree stump I stamped it in Night of Navy and cut the little hearts and adhered them straight on to the image. For the tree rings I stamped it on Night of Navy card and cut the heart out and then raised it up with Dimensionals and added a Rhinestone to the heart.

Instead of adhering the white card to a card mat I added a strip of either Silver Foil or Copper Foil at the top and bottom of the white card.  The Designer Series Paper is from the Delightful Daisy DSP.  The sentiment is from the Best Birds set and cut with the Bunch of Banners Framelits.

What do you think?

You can see the Always and Forever stamp set in my store now -> HERE.

You can find out more about the Stampin’ Blends AND don’t forget my Blends Club.  Find out about that -> HERE.

Have a great weekend,

Jenny

COLOR ME HAPPY WITH THE BLENDS!

A bonus of being a demonstrator is that we get to order the products way before customers can.  It gives us much more time to play with them.  When I first got my Stampin’ Blends a couple of weeks ago I also ordered this new set Color Me Happy.  It’s such a sweet set.  I shared these cards on Instagram and Facebook but hadn’t got to share them with you as yet.  So it seems a good time now to show you what I have been doing.

What do you think of this Color Me Happy Set.  Very cute??  This set is $47 W or $33 C.

There is also the Color Me Happy Card Kit. This kit includes card stock and all embellishments to make 16 cards. Cost is $41 which is not bad for $2.60 per card.  You would need to buy the stamp set separately to use with this set. 

 

TO ORDER:

Whether you are wanting to order the Blends, the stamps or any other products you can shop now.

Order directly by contacting me

OR

Order Online HERE.  Please use the Host Code: MX3UA64N

Thank you. 🙂

Jenny

 

THE STAMPIN’ BLENDS ARE HERE!! WATCH THEM NOW! WHY NOT JOIN THE BLENDS CLUB TOO!

The day has finally arrived.  The Stampin’ Blends are here now for you to order.  I think you will love them.  They are so easy to use and to blend.  You will feel like an artist!!

Just a few features of them:

  • There are 12 colours of Markers available.
  • In each colour there are 2 colour shades – a Dark and a Light colour.  They are available as single pens or as a Combo pack with the 2 colour shades.
  • Colours available are Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pink Pirouette, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, Smoky Slate.
  • In addition there is a Bronze marker, Ivory marker and also the Color Lifter.
  • Each marker has a Brush tip end and a Bullet tip end.  These are marked on the outside of the barrel.
  • These markers are not refillable.
  • Stamp the images you intend to colour with Memento Black Ink.

For an individual marker they are $7.75 AUS.  For the Combo pack they are $15.50 AUS.

The Collection of 26 colours – Dark and Light of the 12 colours, plus the Bronze and Ivory plus the Color Lifter is $209.75 AUS.  **This month receive 2 Clear Cases with inserts to hold them FREE to store your markers in when you buy the full Collection. (see the cases down below).

Do you want to see how they work??  This is very timely for a Wednesday and so it is this week’s WATCH IT WEDNESDAY #9. Let’s have a close up look at the Stampin’ Blends.

NB: If you get this post via email updates and the video is not showing, please head to my blog and view it there.

So what do you think?  Can you wait to get these?? They are available in my store now -> HERE  Please use the Host Code this week: EJJVSDME

OR you can order them by contacting me directly.

OR Why not join my BLENDS CLUB!

Here are the details.

Each month for 3 months receive 4 Combo Colour Markers and 1 Single Marker (either the Ivory, Bronze, or Color Lifter).

**Receive 2 Clear Cases with inserts in to hold them Free the first month to store your Markers.             

Total Includes Shipping and Handling      $73.25 (Local)  or  $75.70 (Non-Local)

The Clear Cases include and insert and front cover to store your Markers securely.

 

Jenny

 

 

 

WATCH IT WEDNESDAY #7 – I’M EXCITED TO SHOW YOU THESE!

I have something exciting to share with you today for WATCH IT WEDNESDAY #7.  I was going to hold off for a couple of weeks before I shared it …but I can’t wait!!!

There is something new coming to Stampin’ Up! and Demonstrators can now buy them.  I received them yesterday and unpacked them.  So I had to take a video as I unveiled them.  So today we meet the Stampin’ Blends. 

In the video I said I used paper but it was actually Whisper White cardstock.  Just remember to use Memento Black ink when using these markers as they are alcohol based markers. Also, to have some scrap paper underneath your work as the ink does bleed through to the back but that’s ok.

I was very impressed with them when I played with them – and kind of excited if you could gather that. At the moment there is no official date for them to be available for customers.  So you will need to sit tight and wait.  I will let you know when I know.   As demonstrators we can order them until October 15th.  Just a tip:  If you are impatient to wait, then you can get them as part of your kit when you join the family until October 15.  Something to think about… Ask me for more info.

I hope you enjoyed this WATCH IT WEDNESDAY episode.  I have been playing around with them this afternoon so hopefully I will actually show you some finished  projects soon.

Have a great day.

Jenny