Monday, 20 January 2020

Love sweet treats....!!

Sweet treats anyone?!...

I have this card up on the blog at "WOW! embossing" and it features a mix of hearts embossed with powders from the gorgeous WOW! "Sweet treats" embossing powder bundle....


The colours I used out of the bundle are 
- Cup cake heaven
- Picnic basket
- Tangerine dream


To create this card I first started with a white card base and repeatedly stamped the LOVE sentiment from the "All inside" set by Ellen Hutson with Memento tuxedo black ink. 

Then using my spectrum noir tri-blend marker I shaded the letters...


Using a white piece of cardstock I stamped a mix size of love hearts also from the stamp set using WOW! embossing ink and then heat embossed with the three different powders included in the Sweet treats set....

I then added all the WOW! embossed love hearts to the card base with some foam tape for added dimension. Finished off the card with a sentiment strip and some sequins for a touch more bling!!


Above is all the fab WOW! products I used to create this card...

I just love these colours they are so vibrant and pretty!!

Quick tip...
To get the powders even more vibrant and full after you have embossed your first layer of powder while it is still hot tip some more powder on and heat again. You can do this technique as many times as you like until you have your desired thickness!!

Hope you enjoyed todays card, Happy embossing 
Hugz Ashlee

XOXO....!!

Hey my crafty friends...

Im up on the blog at "Gerda Steiner designs" and I have some pretty in pink tags featuring the brand new stamp set "Only for you" ....

This little stamp set is full of cuteness perfect for valentines day that will soon be here!!


To create these tags I first die cut the trendy tags base from a new MFT die and then stamped on the all lined up background pattern using some Party dress Catherine Pooler ink....

I cut out the frame and the insert piece (also from trendy tags die) from pink cardstock and then on each tag I stamped the XOXO using some Memento tuxedo black ink!!


I stamped the two cat images and then coloured them up using my Copic markers...

To add some sparkle to the hearts on each cat I used some liquid glue and covered it in WOW! Sparkles Prom Queen!!


I added a touch of Crater lake sequins and some string to each tag to finish them off...

These will be perfect little tags for valentines or even just to send to a friend with a gift!!

I hope you enjoy them and feel inspired to create your own tags....
Happy stamping Gerda fans, Hugz Ashlee

Thursday, 16 January 2020

You're so sweet....!!

Hey my crafty friends...

I'm stopping in tonight with some "Create a smile stamps" inspiration and this card features the super cute and yummy stamp set "A little treat"...

I first cut a white card base to size and then using a mix of all the images I stamped them on the top portion using a super light grey coloured Altenew ink...


I then added a sentiment "You're so sweet" using some Memento tuxedo black ink...

I used the same black ink to stamp out three sweets and then coloured them up using some Spectrum noir ti-blend markers!!

Once they were all coloured I added them to the card base using some foam tape for dimension!!


I finished it off with some pretty coloured sequins to match the colours I coloured the sweets and it was complete!!

I hope you enjoy my latest CAS inspiration...
Happy crafting, Hugz Ashlee

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Inspirational quotes....??!!

Hey everyone...

I love drinking coffee and I also enjoy creating coffee themed cards so the stamp set "Java Joe's" from "Miss Ink Stamps" is absolutely perfect for this!!

Java Joe's I think would have to be one of my absolute favourite stamp sets from MIS, it's so cool that you can create coffee scene along with great coffee sentiments!!


To create this card I first masked off a section of my card base with some masking tape so that I could create a distress oxide ink (Pumice stone) ground...

I then stamped on some bricks for the coffee shop, added a few clouds to the sky with Mermaid Lagoon distress oxide ink to the sky using the "Scene builder" stencil and a fun sentiment!!


I stamped coloured and cut all the images for my scene, arranged them on my card base and then stuck them down using some foam tape for dimension!!

Copics :
WO, W3, W7, W8, C00, C0, C3, B00, B01, B02, E44, E47, E50, E51, E53, E55, YG13, YG17, Y17, Y18, YR27

To finish off the card for my usual touch I added some sequins from Catherine Pooler for a bit of bling!!


I hope you all enjoy this coffee themed card, Happy crafting..
Hugz Ashlee

Saturday, 11 January 2020

The Gray Muse....!!

Hey my crafty friends....

I am SUPER excited to be a guest designer for the lovely Rubeena at "The Gray Muse"...

The Gray Muse is a shop with super cool pins, stickers, stamp sets and the best coaching inspiration from Ruby herself!! 

I have a set of cards to share with you that I created using a couple of different stamp sets...


I have been wanting to experiment more lately with my watercolours so I thought these stamp sets were perfect to get the paint out and have a creative play!!
(I used Gansai Tambi paints) 

To create these cards I first started with a piece of purple cardstock and blended on some Catherine Pooler Grape crush ink around the edges. 

For a fun effect I mixed a bit if the gold watercolour paint with water and splattered it onto the base...


For the beautiful images I stamped them with WOW! embossing ink on Ken Oliver watercolour paper and heat embossed with Gold embossing powder...

It was then time for the watercolour...
It's so much for and so relaxing to just sit down and paint, I really enjoyed it!!


Once images were all coloured I fussy cut them out and added to the card base using some foam tape for dimension....

To finished them off the first card I added a sentiment from the happiness blooms set and for both a touch of pretty sequins for some bling!!

I'm so happy with how these cards turned out, I hope It gets you inspired to get out your stamps along with your watercolours and take the time to relax and have some creative fun!!

If you haven't already why not pop on over to "The Gray Muse" shop and have a browse at all the wonderful products available... 

Thankyou so much for having me Ruby, 
I'm definitely going to be sharing more cards using TGM stamps very soon!! 

Happy crafting everyone, Hugz Ashlee. 



Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Celebrate...!!

Hey everyone...

Hope you are all having a fun crafty week so far!!

I have a new "Miss Ink stamps" card to share with you tonight and this one is a bright celebration card....



To create this card I first stamped the large "Alice background" onto some pink cardstock using Party dress Catherine Pooler ink...

I then added a die cut stitched circle to the centre of the card base where I planned to add my fun images from "PiƱata party"!!....


All the images I coloured up using Spectrum Noir Tri-blend markers in the colours :
Pale pink, Bright pink, Blue turquoise, Citrus green blend and Green turquoise...

Using the "Streamers" co-ordinating die I cut out the celebrate word using white and pink card...

The images were added using different layers of foam tape for assorted dimension and then the whole card was finished off with some pretty Catherine Pooler sequins!!

Hope you enjoy todays inspiration, Hugz Ashlee