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Make Watercoloring Easy with Clearsnap Blends

Ohhhh the Blends are here and I am loving them!  I am super excited to play with Eileen Hull's Clearsnap Colorbox Blends.  This month the Inspiration Team has been sharing their projects and they have been AMAZING!
Follow this easy tutorial for watercoloring with Blends.

I pulled out the watercolor paper grabbed my floral dies heart & soul and pansy.  Grabbed my Blends and Koi stamp.

OH MY GOODNESS... Look at how the Blends work with my Koi stamp.  I randomly applied the Blends and spritz with water then stamp.  I designed this Koi stamp to have a watercolor effect when stamping so perfecto!

The pansy die is cut and ready for Blends.  I popped some colour on my mat, spritz and drag.  I inked the edges a bit then ran my watercolor pen to soften.  The perfect lily pad.  Repeat this step for the heart & soul in hues of blue Blends.

With the Koi dry apply some of the Blends in blue, spritz and use a watercolor pen for this water step.  Randomly apply the shades of blue to cre…

Painted Burlap

I am excited to share a tutorial over at the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine.  This project is in the current issue but we will go a little further.
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Happy Birthday Canada

It's CANADA'S BIRTHDAY... and my husband's birthday too.  A birthday card is in order so I whipped up this grungy vintage Canadian Flag card on Creative Scrapbooker Magazine today.  There will be a video coming on how I made this card so make sure to watch.
Wishing Canada and my husband a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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It's a Wrap

It's here... finally the Book Club 2 is releasing this month.  The Inspiration Team is sharing their Book Club 2 projects all month long to inspire you.  We are so excited to share the projects we made for Creativation.  This new release is perfect for all things journaling.
I was sent patent leather in blue.  I threaded some white elastic and through the Wrap Journal and added a wee patch of Velcro.  I decided to put the shiny side  and the more muted blue on the outside for a suede look.

I picked up this little note book at the $1 store and it's a perfect fit.  I added the 

Look... Journaling Words.


I even stamped the Wrap Journal on the outside.





Throw in a couple pages.


A few pockets...

Get ready to travel.

 Finally so excited to share this Wrap Journal I have been holding on to for 6 months.  I love this new Journal and it's a great addition to your journals.  Be sure to check out all the new accessory cuts to deck out your journaling.

Basket of Blooms

May Flowers are this months theme for the Inspiration Team.  I am thrilled the snow has finally melted, the trees have leaves and the bumbles are flying around.  I created a Basket of Blooms For Sale.  Love these flowers!

I cut the Basket die with chipboard and sprayed.  All the Spring Leaves and Pansy cuts are done with watercolor paper.  Coated in Dylusions Shimmer Spray.  HOLY SHIMMERY COLOUR!
Did I mention it's messy!  WOOT WOOT!
I love these colourful blooms agains the dark stained wooden basket.



I hope your May Flowers are coming in and the Bumbles are happy.  Don't forget to check out with the team is up to all month long sharing their May Inspiration.
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NEW Make Art Blendable Dye Inks

I am so excited to be apart of the new Wendy Vecchi "Make Art Blendable Dye Ink" release.  These inks have the robust colouring of the Archivals however you can blend them!  Even combining colours to make new ones.   Ohhh delicious! 

Watch the quick video below how I blended.

Ohhhh they create stunning colours.

I even dipped my ribbon for some colour!

The butterflies are an intense rainbow of colour.

Each colour is blended over the other creating hues of other colours.

I kept the tag simple so the inks could shine with these vibrant inks.

Make Art Blending Dye Inks are a must!  Thanks for taking a look.
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Making Wine Tags

April Showers
OK in my case snow showers.  However the Inspiration Team is celebrating Showers all month long wether they be wedding, babies or how about tea parties.  Check out all the inspiration for invites, decore and clever ways to host an event. I often give wine so creating wine tag is quick and easy.  There are endless ways to decorate.  I found some canvas at the $1 store so I cut, scored and cut out the circle for the neck of the bottle.  Then a little detail with the distress doily at the bottom. I stamped this ledger stamp with Oxides on a coffee filter and cut out with the Heart & Soul flower die.  I love the coffee filter flowers.
Cut the circle for the wine bottle neck and layer the flower pieces.  I stamped and cut 6 filters for this flower.  Then add a brad and distress a little more with the textured hammer.

Perfect Wedding, Bridal shower or New Mom gift.

Just barely got the CHEERS on... keep the circle cut.  Perfect to layer on the Rosette.

A little detail with…