Category Archives: Tutorials & Videos

Stamping Bella & Distress Oxides

Over on the Stamping Bella blog today I’ve got a post about the new Tim Holtz Distress Oxide ink pads from Ranger. You can check that out by following this link: Stamp It Saturday – Checking Out Distress Oxides with Elaineabella.

I bought the Distress Oxide ink pads*/US link* last weekend and have been having lots of fun experimenting and familiarising myself with them.

In this post, I’m going to show you how one of the cards I created for Stamping Bella came together.

Here’s the finished card:

Marker Geek: Stamping Bella & Distress Oxides Cards

Stamp Sets Used: Stamping Bella Succulent Chicks (coordinating die set also available).
This stamp set is also available in the UK from Tracy at Dies to Die For, along with the coordinating die set, you can find them HERE and HERE.

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Stamping Bella March 2017 Release Previews Day Two

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mums out there in the UK – I hope you have a wonderful day. It’s a gorgeous sunny day here, we’ve been out for a walk in the sunshine and I’m about to get tomorrow’s sneak peeks finished off. In the meantime, let’s take a look at today’s batch of previews!

Stamping Bella March 2017 Release Previews Day Two.

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Stamping Bella March 2017 Release Previews Day One

I know, long time no speak! The less than stellar start we’ve had to 2017 in this household left me bereft of mojo both for creating and blogging. Thankfully the sun is shining today and slowly my mojo is returning. I haven’t exactly been sitting around twiddling my thumbs though, as you will see! I can finally share the behind the scenes stuff I’ve been working on for…

THE LATEST STAMPING BELLA RELEASE! Whoo! Today is the first day of sneak peeks, and you are going to love them.

Stamping Bella March 2017 Release Previews Day One.

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Marker Geek Monday & Stamping Bella Cupid Chick on Kraft

A very quick post today, with a card and a heads up about my latest Marker Geek Monday post over on the Stamping Bella blog!

For today’s installment of Marker Geek Monday I’m talking about colouring using Copics on Kraft cardstock. Pop on over to my post on the Stamping Bella blog to check it out: Marker Geek Monday – Colouring Using Copics on Kraft.

I popped the image I coloured on a quick card to share with you.

Stamping Bella Cupid Chick card. Click through for full details.

Card-Making Supplies Used:

Rubber stamp: Stamping Bella Cupid Chicks stamp set and coordinating Cut it Out die set.
NOTE: this stamp set is also available in the UK at Dies to Die For HERE and the Cut It Out die set HERE.

The image was coloured using Copic Markers UK link*/US link* on Bazzill Basics smooth Kraft cardstock.

I use my MISTI stamp tool UK link*/US link* for all stamping.

The layers etc are die cut using Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle die sets along with some other dies. Lawn Fawn Dies UK link*/Lawn Fawn dies US link* (also available at DiestoDieFor)

The patterned paper is from an older Prima 6×6 pad.

I create my own card blanks using 300gsm cardstock, a Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer */US link*, a Martha Stewart Scoring Board*/US link*. and bone folder*/US link*.

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