Touches of Texture ~ Team Anniversary Cards

I had a few of my team celebrate their Stampin’ UP! anniversary in March and I like to acknowledge their achievement and thank them for being part of my Corner of the World!

The Touches of Texture Stamp Set has been a firm favorite – for a start off it has flowers in it and lots of different parts so you can build up the flower(s) you want.  Secondly it also has some ‘texture’ stamps to fill in any spaces.

Sad to say this set is retiring at the end of May – so if it is one you have been thinking about getting now is the time to do it, there is a link to my on-line store a little further down this page.

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Stamparatus ~ Hinge Stampin’ # 2 – Video Tutorial

This is the 3rd in my series of short and sweet videos showing tips and techniques using the Stamparatus.  It shows another type of hinge stamping using the delightful Touches of Texture Stamp Set, stamping off technique using the Stamparatus and a little watercoloring

The Stamparatus is Stampin’ UP!’s latest tool  and an absolute must have for all stampers.  It helps you perfectly align your stamp images, stamp multiples of the same project quickly and accurately and gets complete ink coverage – ‘cos you can do a ‘do-over’ as my video today will show. Continue reading

Touches of Texture Sympathy Card

Sympathy cards are some of the hardest cards to  make and send – because it recognizes sadness.  But they can also bring comfort to the person on the recieving end as well as for the sender of the card – that they have acknowledged the loss of a loved one and the sorrow they are experiencing.

Today I chose to use the Touches of Texture Stamp set, because I just love the ‘cornflower’ image and the ‘scattered dots’ stamp within in the set. Continue reading

Touches of Texture Pop-Out Card with Video Tutorial

Here in the USA the clocks sprang forward this morning, who would have thought that losing an hour could have such an impact!  The mornings have gotten darker again and it will stay lighter this evening but it does mess up meal times and throws the Daisy Mae and Cici (our Yorkies)  out of wack completely.

I have a card with a little surprise when it is opened to share today, it would be a great card for almost anyone, particularly for children with the right colors etc  ~ but today I chose to use more feminine colors with one of my favorite stamp sets ~ Touches of Texture and the greeting is HUGS – just perfect for any occasion 🙂 Continue reading