My new year’s resolution was to participate in at least one blog challenge a week in the hope of ensuring that no matter how busy my working week is I would be sure to get some crafting time every week. Well…it’s only the first month of 2012 and I have already missed a week. Not too worry…this week I’ve decided to enter several challenges to make up for it. I love challenges because they help me to create, particularly on those days when I’m stumped and don’t know where to start. Lately, I’m finding sketch challenges the best because they allow me to team up my own colours, stamps and paper whilst giving me a starting point.
This week, I am going to use each challenge to show you some simple techniques to make the most of your stash. My last two challenge entries, showcased fussy cutting, used to create dimension and depth to my projects. Today’s technique is water colouring and I’ve entered this card in the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge 225. All you need to get started is an ink pad and a blender pen.
And here is the sketch
Stamps: Easy Events, Tiny Tags Card: Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait, Very Vanilla
Paper: Pocketful of Posies Designer Series Paper Ink: Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait, Black Staz-on
Tools: Jewelry Tag Punch, Dotted Ribbon Border Punch, Paper Snips, Paper Cutter, Blender Pen, Paper-Piercing Tool
Finishing Touches: Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon, In Colours Designer Printer Brads White Bakers Twine
Sticky Bits: Snail, Dimensionals
During Sale-A-Bration, every order over $30 will receive my Easy Events, Berry Blossom stamp by mail instructions, which includes a blender pen tutorial, FREE. Interested? Contact me today at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t forget…from now until 31 March every order over $100 receives your choice of an exclusive Sale-A-Bration gift. Click on the Sale-A-Bration catalogue to check out your gift options.
Check back in a few days for my next technique share. I’m super excited as it’s something that I have never tried before and I’m heading off to my craft room now to get started.
See you again soon.
Hello again everyone
It’s that time of the year where we say goodbye to retired products in preparation for the new catalogue. Some of these products are discounted so it’s a great time to book a workshop or email your order to purchase your wish list items. Remember…stocks are limited so order now to avoid missing out.
If you are having any problems viewing the list or have any questions, feel free to contact me.
Also…Don’t forget to check back regularly (or click on subscribe) for sneak peaks of the new catalogue. Over the next few weeks, I will be busily creating samples to show off the fabulous new products and colours. Only four weeks to go…
Have you thought about hosting a workshop to celebrate the lauch of the new catalogue? Click on my website link to contact me.
Don’t forget to take time out for yourself and create something special.