Quick and Easy Butterfly Cards created for Chocolate Baroque

Good morning. Today I am sharing a set of quick and easy butterfly cards created using the large Patchwork Butterfly stamp from Chocolate Baroque.

AW Butterfly CAS 1

The first: Wet card and sprinkle Brusho onto butterfly, spritz again to encourage colour burst. Leave to dry naturally for an intense effect, or use a heat gun to reduce the colour intensity slightly. Add some Glossy Accents onto some areas for added interest

AW Butterfly CAS 2

AW Butterly 3

The second and third done by colouring the stamp with watercolour pens and overstamping onto the black image. Tip: Colour the stamp directly with pens, then lightly mist with water to activate before stamping. Can stamp several times from one colouring of the stamp – misting again between each re-stamping. Great for batch making. To encourage more colour bleed I also spritzed the card after stamping the coloured image to give a nice watercolour effect.




Patchwork Butterfly and Words of Inspiration stamp sets

8 X 8 inch white card blanks and watercolour card

Versafine Inkpad (Onyx Black)

WOW embossing powder (Clear Gloss)

Brusho powders

Watercolour pens (Spectrum Aqua)

Distress Ink (Peacock Feathers)

Glossy Accents

My Christmas present has arrived from World of Wool

Good evening. I just had to share what I bought with my Christmas present – voucher from World of Wool.

AW Acid Dyes


A set of acid dyes – I am going to have some experimental fun with these and have lots of fibres and yarn that I want to colour.

AW Silk & Netting

I also got some silk organza and chiffon along with netting. I have been meaning to give Nuno felting a try for ages. All set to go – yay!


AW White FibreBotany Lap Waste 1Botany Lap Waste 2Botany Lap Waste 3Botany Lap Waste 4Botany Lap Waste 5Botany Lap Waste 6

I just had to get a bag of Botany Lap Waste. I always love getting these – a surprise lucky dip of fibre. I literally squeal with delight when sorting through the array of gorgeous colours and textures. Fibres included mainly a mix of Merino Wool but also included are other wools and mixed fibres such as silk, bamboo etc. I wish that I could provide ‘touchy feely screen’ too – such a joy!

AW Wool Bag

They also sent a freebie bag. Oooh I am a happy bunny x.

Card Created for the Chocolate Baroque TV Shows – Mermaid Queen

I love this Mermaid Queen set from Chocolate Baroque. I have made several versions of this for friends, young and old,  and I sent one Lesley Wharton to use in her shows on The Craft Channel this week.

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Heatherwell Designs by Anne Waller

I love the soft colours of this month’s Colour Challenge. I hope that you like my offering. I got lost in a fantasy world creating this one.

I am looking forward to seeing all your entries. It is always amazing to see the range of styles and techniques used by out talented Chocoholics. My teamies have created some lovely projects as inspiration too.

Good luck with the Challenge. Happy Crafting, Anne xxx.

AW Challenge 19


  • A4 card folded to create a central stepper card (main panel approx. 6 X 6 inches)
  • White stamping card
  • Crafty Individuals Background Paper Pad (Book 6 – The Seaside) 6 X 6 inch pad
  • Mermaid Queen, Secrets of the Deep, Underwater Kingdom, Underwater and Seashell Collage stamp sets
  • Memento Inkpad (Tuxedo Black)
  • Alcohol ink pens (black, pale blue, green, blush pink, pale yellow and clear blender)
  • Pale aqua glitter glue and Glossy Accents
  • Die…

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Quick and easy sea themed cards created for Chocolate Baroque

These quick and easy cards doubled up as TV shows samples for Lesley Wharton on The Craft Channel this week – using stamps from the Seashell Collage set.


Heatherwell Designs by Anne Waller

Good morning. Today I am sharing 3 quick makes using Seashell Collage stamps from Chocolate Baroque.

AW Must got to the sea CAS

I must got down to the sea

AW Smooth sea CAS

A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner

These first two were stamped onto the same background paper created by randomly spritzing an A4 sheet with blue, red and gold mica sprays.

AW Gull Scene CAS

Seagulls in Italy

My third project was stamped onto a patterned paper from Crafty Individuals.


  • Seashell Collage and Words of Inspiration stamp sets
  • A4 sheet of thick cartridge or watercolour card, 11 X 14cm cream card blank, 15cm square card blank in cream and white, cream stamping card, Crafty Individuals 6X6 inch backing paper (Travels in Italy)
  • Inkpads: Archival (Coffee), Versamark, Versafine (Onyx Black),Distress Ink (Antique Linen)
  • Mr Huey’s Ink spritzers (blue/grey, red, gold with mica)
  • Alcohol marker (black), fine tipped marker (brown, black)
  • Polychromos pencils (brown, grey, white, black, red, orange)

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3D Boat Collage–Using Chocolate Baroque Seashell Collage Stamps

Lesley Wharton from Chocolate Baroque has shows with the sea themed stamps this week – great demos and samples from the Design Team.

I created the boat project about a year ago as part of my Design Team application to Chocolate Baroque.


I adapted elements from this design to make a card for the TV shows.



Heatherwell Designs by Anne Waller

Boat Project

I made this fun project as a birthday ‘card’ for a male friend of mine. I love the poem and this set of stamps from Chocolate Baroque.

Materials Used

  • Template from Dreamies CD – Something to Treasure.
  • A4 Kraft card – 4 sheets to make the boat.
  • White stamping card, scrap papers and old dictionary (to make Tide book).
  • Piece of string made into a rope, 3 pearls, bit of old chain, old vegetable net bag.
  • Small rectangular dies and tag die (Heartfelt Creations – Cut, Mat, Create and Luggage sets), Seaweed die (Create and Craft Couture – Sea Siren set) coloured with alcohol marker (Spectrum Noir JG6). These could be substituted with similar dies or punches.
  • Distress inks (Ranger) – Vintage Photo, Old Paper, Tattered Rose, Mustard Seed, Pumice Stone, Broken China and Stormy Sea.
  • Archival Dye based ink – dark brown – for stamping the images.
  • Fine red…

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