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..
All the Copic Alcohol markers have been created with colour codes to help you choose which colours to use together, and the coding is really simple to understand. Firstly if you have the Copic Sketch Markers or Original Copic Markers the colour codes are found on the lids of the markers as shown above, but if you have the Copic Ciao markers the code is found on the barrel of the marker. The Continue reading..
I'm offering some regular Copic tips and techniques here on my blog so if you're starting out with Copics or just hungry for more details - make sure you regularly check out my blog and facebook pages... First lesson is an introduction to the Copic numbering system, and will be posted here on Wednesday.... "Words to the Wise Wednesday!" please have an idea for a better name!! and post any suggestions Continue reading..
I've been a busy girl tonight adding lots of lovely stamps from Altenew and Kay Carley to the website. Click on the link here if you'd like to take a look now... http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=products_new I'm lucky to be able to call the lovely Kay Carley a friend, and she was demonstrating for me at the recent Newbury Papercraft Show, using her newest stamp the foxglove. Continue reading..