October is gonna be busy, busy, busy !!!! as we have a number of Papercraft shows, the first is the popular Happy Stampers NW Festival in Port Sunlight, Wirral on Saturday 6th October (ticket must be pre-booked) where you’re sure to find a bargain on our stand with lots of reduced priced stamps, dies etc. Plus all our normal range of products from Copic markers, stamps (including popular Altenew, Continue reading..
The NEW Intensive Copic Colouring Class has replaced my previously offered Copic Certification Class. As the name suggests it is an intensive one day class which covers everything you need to know to get started with Copic including - Three common mistakes and how to identify, test and use your materials Four blending techniques How to create texture and Continue reading..
I have just added lots of the lovely Altenew products to our sale... but offer is for a limited period or whilst stocks last... If like you me you love Altenew - make a look now before the stock disappears at http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=specials&zenid=58d4527aa76afe0e301683b625ef89d8 Happy Stamping, Wendy x Continue reading..
Our friend Kay Carley has recently launched her beautiful Foxglove stamps ( http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_413&products_id=5295), and they promptly sold out!!! I'm delighted to say that they are now back in stock! If you were lucky enough to buy the stamp set I thought you might like some inspiration? Did you spot the cute bumble bee?!! Continue reading..
We've been away for a few days celebrating our anniversary in beautiful Dorset and come home to find our lilies in full bloom! Wonder if I can find my lily stamp?!! Has your garden provided you with any inspiration recently? I'd love to see your creations!, Happy Colouring, Wendy x Continue reading..
This card was a joy to colour, using the 1,2,3 colour blending technique! I will add details of the colouring technique soon. The gorgeous stamp can be purchased from my website at http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_407&products_id=5296 Happy Stamping, Wendy x Continue reading..
There are lots of different mediums that you can use with Copics and lots of different colouring techniques. Today I want to tell you about the Feathering Technique, which works great for flowers, clothing etc. It is a method where you can blend two different colour families together, but works best for light colours where the colour value is 2 or less ie G02, YG41, RV000, V20 etc... To feather Continue reading..
Please note we are currently completing our annual stock take so any orders placed will now be despatched week commencing Monday 7th August 2017. Sorry for any inconvenience. Best Wishes, Wendy
Gorgeous card created by our talented friend Kay Carley using her own stamps and painted with Gansai Tambi... Stamps can be found on our website at http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&manufacturers_id=112 Happy stamping, Wendy Continue reading..
Happy Birthday to Joy my sister in law!! The dogwood card has been coloured with Yellow-Green colour family, using the feathering technique (more on the technique shortly) Colours used:- Y11, YG11, YG21, YG23, B000, YG93, YG95, G40, G43 and G46. Stamp the dogwood stamp using Rich Cocoa Memento inkpad. Start feathering (details to follow in future post) with YG21 from the centre of Continue reading..