Wednesday, 18 June 2014


While I was in Abu Dhabi, I really enjoyed running my card making class...
I am just beginning to share techniques and show people how to make simple cards here!

Last week I showed Wendy how to use my Big Shot using a thin die to make an owl card -
 you may remember my ATC:

And My set of owls arrived in the UK:

Yesterday I showed Ritu a few techniques:
  1. Brushless watercolour.
  2. Watercolouring a stamped image.
  3. Wrinkle free distress.
In each case we used Distress inks in a variety of colours.

Here an Inkadinkadoo stamp is inked up and then misted with water.
 It is stamped onto watercolour paper.
I will submit this card to Panpastels as I would love to win some gorgeous stash!

Distress ink was smeared onto the non-stick mat and spritzed with water. It was then used as paint with a brush. The image (freebie from Get Stamping! magazine)
 was stamped with Versafine onto watercolour paper.

 Finally the excess ink was blotted onto cardstock for use as a background in a future project.


  1. Wow you have been busy Susan, gorgeous artwork and fab techniques. thanks for joining us at PanPastel UK for our Flora and Fauna Challenge
    Claire xx

  2. This is lovely, thank you for sharing with us at Anything goes with a twist..Good luck.

    Caz x AGWT DT

    1. Hi Caz - I had a problem linking to Anything Goes with A Twist. The linky linked to this post from last june...I tried to delete it but couldn't. I tried again and put the correct link as the next post...Sorry!

  3. This is lovely, thank you for sharing with us at Anything goes with a twist.
    Sandra AGWAT


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