New Dreamerland Crafts Stamps: Box Train Express

*please scroll down as we have two posts for you today* Ok, so I have to tell you about this absolutely fantastic new stamp company called Dreamerland Crafts.  These stamps are in the style of Japanese Anime.    I don’t know how many of you are familiar with this style, but as soon as I saw […]

Club 52: Week 9 – Creating a Flat Wash and Creating layers using a Flat Wash

Today I wanted to share with you all the techniques we are doing this week for Club 52 (which you can read about here) and Paper Crafter’s Library members. This week’s Club 52 features the technique of creating a flat wash.  This is a beautiful and versatile technique, and is designed to create a perfectly smooth […]

Club 52 week 6: Splattering Techniques with Watercolors and Die based Re-inkers and Inks.

Today I wanted to share with you all the techniques we did for week 6 (last week) of Club 52 (which you can read about here) and Paper Crafter’s Library members. This week I’m working on  splattering techniques  featuring dye-based re-inkers or watercolor paints.  This technique is based on watercolor painting techniques and is a fun way to […]

Tea Cup Girl, Birthdays Are the Best

  Today’s card is simple yet elegant!  It features the beautiful Tilly the Teacup Girl from Stamping Bella!  She is done up using the watercolor with markers technique.  I love the vibrancy that this technique offers, and it is so simple and easy to do!  All it takes is a little practice, and the watercolor […]

Peas in a Pod

One of my favorite things to color are images of fruits and vegetables.  The colors are always so vibrant and rich, the highlights are distinct and there are just so many wonderful textures happening!  This beautiful pea image is no exception.  I colored this image using a “watercoloring with markers” technique which we feature on Paper Crafter’s […]