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24th Nov

Creating a Background with the eBrush

Here is a great “go to” technique for airbrushing.  I use this masking technique every time I airbrush.  I hope you will find it easy and useful when you are airbrushing backgrounds with images. Supplies I used: Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium White Cardstock (available in the United States only) Crafter’s Companion Moonbeam Meadow-Magical Star EZMount - Read full post [...]

17th Nov

AquaTint®: Bright and Beautiful

Tracy made this gorgeous card using the AquaTint® Bright & Beautiful set. Did you know Sheena Douglass has created a fabulous video full of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of our new AquaTint® range? This seven minute video focuses on the Bright & Beautiful set. Here are a few words - Read full post [...]

12th Nov
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Nordic Mitten

I’m a huge fan of getting the most out of my crafting supplies. Using Spectrum Noir Markers with the Craftwell eBrush helps me do just that! This tutorial will show you how easy it is to transform a piece of plain white cardstock into beautiful designer paper. Supplies used for this project: Spectrum Noir Markers - Read full post [...]

7th Nov

October 2014 Challenge Winners

We had so many gorgeous entries for our Ocotber challenge! Ready to see who won? Congratulations to our Card of the Month: The talented Fiona Robertson had two cards tied for Card of the Month! We decided to share them both with you, because they’re both absolutely lovely: You can see more about this darling - Read full post [...]

3rd Nov
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November 2014 Monthly Challenge

  Our challenge this month is all about Christmas & Winter, and we would love for you to play along! Use your Spectrum Noir markers, colored pencils, or AquaTint inks and create any card or project you like. All you have to do is follow our theme to enter! One lucky winner will be randomly - Read full post [...]

31st Oct

Creating Ribbon Butterflies

I am going to show you how to  make a stunning embellishment for your cards, all made from 3 pieces of ribbon! First I measured the size of card I wanted to make (here, 7″ square). I then cut 3 pieces of wired ribbon, (this is from a well known Swedish home store ). The longest - Read full post [...]

29th Oct

Flower seeds gift

In this tutorial I’m going to show you an interesting idea for a small gift.  You can use it for flower seeds or other tiny objects (candy etc.) that can fit in a little plastic bag. The materials needed tom complete this project are: a zip lock bag for the seeds colored cardstock patterned paper - Read full post [...]

28th Oct

Coloring With Spectrum Noir Pencils on Kraft

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Hello to all. I am going to share a tutorial on how to color an image on kraft cardstock using your Spectrum Noir pencils. I have colored the digi-stamp ‘Lizzie’, a ‘Simply Adorable’ image, for this tutorial. Print your image onto your preferred card stock (here, I have used Neenah Desert Storm kraft card). Tip: - Read full post [...]

24th Oct

AquaTint®: Essentials

Sheena Douglass has created a fabulous video full of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of our new AquaTint® range! This eight minute video focuses on the Essentials set. Here are a few words from Sheena herself….. “We called this kit ‘Essentials’ because for me, it is! In this video I’ll - Read full post [...]

23rd Oct
Colored Pencil Mahalo Card

Blendable Pencil Coloring on Stamped Image

Here’s another fantastic way to color stamped images with Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils. This technique is sure to be a favorite! I also have a bonus tip at then end of my tutorial that you don’t want to miss! Supplies I used to color image: Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils 017, 028, 036, 047, 056 - Read full post [...]