VIDEO: Easy Gelatos Background – Watercolor Techniques

  I've got a little bit of watercolor fun with this lovely Gelatos background for you today! You can use Gelatos, and your other watersoluble crayons, in so many ways and I thought I would make this background by using water on the Gelatos directly, and I use several techniques to do this. So have fun watching me make a mess! Sorry -…


VIDEO: How to Layer Gelatos Tutorial PLUS 6 Ways With Gelatos

I like using Faber-Castell Gelatos because they are so easy to use and quite versatile too, but they aren't the best at layering, well, they are if you want blended layers. But if you want distinct layers then I would not usually reach for Gelatos. If you find the same than I have a technique for you in this week's video that…


AS FEATURED ON: Blitsy – How To Make Easy Art Postcards

You guys know that I try lots of different products and techniques don't you? I see it as part of my job to try as much out as I can and come up with ideas to help other people to make informed product choice decisions and get their inspiration buzz on! But I definitely do get into some short and long term…


Bright And Bold Bloom Tag Tutorial

Who fancies something cheerful and bright? ME! ME! ME! Yep, I thought that today would be a good day to share a big, colourful bloom tag tutorial using watercolour and pastel pencils. What do you reckon? Are you up for it too? It is a project revisit and you may have seen it on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft in 2012 but it…


Christmas In A Sardine Tin Tutorial

Putting up our Christmas decorations this weekend I came across a project that I did last year for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft. Some of you might remember it, I had a step by step tutorial for it too but the tutorial only went up on the Design Memory Craft blog and I thought it might be fun to post it here on…


Have You Seen…?

Time for a magazine update and a couple of articles from me, plus lots of lovely articles from lots of other folks too of course! So first up is Papercraft Essentials issue 93: I've got a Cut Out and Keep with some yum dies from La-La Land Crafts, you can find them over at Crafts U Love too, and my own pastel…


Holiday Season Treats – Giveaway!

Who fancies a Holiday Season Giveaway? Yum! Yep all these wonderful Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® products can be yours to play with, some fun to start the New Year in proper creative fashion! To be in with a chance to win then add your link below. If you don't have a blog you can still add your name and just add my blog URL…


One Last Guest Design Team Post

I've got my last guest Design Team post up on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® blog. It is an altered mini-canvas and here is a sneaky little peeky! I've also got a how I made the project up on the blog as well if you are interested. Don't forget to sign-up to the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® giveaway if you haven't already. Catch you later.  Kim

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The Value Of Hindsight In A Tag For Design Memory Craft

A little sneaky look at a make for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® using a fabulous large sentiment stamp from the Bold Insight Unity Kit from Make The Day Special. If you want to see more then pop on over to the Design Memory Craft blog to see the whole make and a step by step.  I used the Stamper's Big Brush Pens Cobalt Turquoise 153 as my main…

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Big Blooming Design Memory Craft Tag

Shall we take a break from all these Autumn and Christmas makes I've been showing recently and take a quick walk in some sunshine colours? Yes please! It's a mixed media tag using the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® PITT® Pastel pencils and the Art Grip® Aquarelle Watercolour pencils.  If you want to see how I made it then pop on over to…


Christmas In A Sardine Tin

Who is up for Christmas in a Sardine tin? Yep, I've been altering sardine tins again, I just can't help myself! Well I did make David eat quite a few so I have some empty tins stacked up ready to use.  For this one I fancied seeing if I could cram Christmas into my tin using the Red, Green and Yellow Faber-Castell Design…

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