I don't even know where to start, for the fact that I haven't even made an entry since May 2013 is just completely sad. But there's no going back. This is a fresh start to this page. A fresh start to this blog, clearing out the old and starting with new ideas, some new pictures, new projects, cards and lots of other things.
Maybe a new data and a picture entry every month, but I'm not promising anything. But I'm really going to try.
For my last year in Stampin up (Ha! I've said that before) I've been doing really well. But time pays off. Classes, clubs, techniques with tools, and product helps. Love the product and it's easy to create amazing things with it. Here are a few of my latest cards:
Also my Punch Bunch Club: each month features a stamp set and coordinating punch with a few other items that you can use to make a set of cards. I create a pamphlet showcasing cards I've made with the supplies from the kit with instructions and pictures showing you how to make each card. For example August's kit was:
And the cards that were created were:
Here is a little info on Blendabilites:
They are alcohol ink markers made for blending and shading, so they suggest using an alcohol ink such as the Memento ink pad to avoid smudging or bleeding when coloring in a stamped image. They are sold as three markers in a set per colorway and come in light, medium and dark shades. There are twelve colorways available and then a whole other set of six skin tones.
There are so many video's on how to colour with them and different techniques. I do love using them but it takes practice learning how to shade with the different colours. My biggest pet peeve with them is how to store them because apparently they have to lay flat, so that way they last longer. I have gone through a few ways trying to find the best type of storage that works for me. At first I tried Stampin up's wood mount cases: