November 22, 2022

Crosshatch Background Technique

 

Technique Time.  It's fun to think outside the box and use dies for something different than intended. The Candy Cane dies is great for candy canes, but I wanted to switch it up and make a non-Christmas card.  

Card Measurements:

Basic White    5-1/2 x 8-1/2,  2-1/2 x 3-1/2
Night of Navy    4 x 5-1/4
Sahara Sand    4 x 5-1/4, 2-3/4 x 3-3/4

Here are the video instructions:

My Stampin' Up! project supply list is below. Interested in an item (or two, or three)? Just click the pics below and order online: 

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November 21, 2022

Embossed Vellum Background

 

Technique Time.  Embossing on vellum is a stunning look, especially if the background shows through the opaque parts of the vellum.

Here is another card doing this technique:

Here is the video for creating these cards:

 The card mentioned in my video using the deckled edge center is below: 

 

My Stampin' Up! project supply list is below.  Interested in an item (or two, or three)?  Just click the pics below and order online:

  

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Transforming Gold to Silver Technique

Technique time.  This was a technique I happened to stumble upon. Using Stazon (or alcohol pad), you can remove the gold from the gold foil ...