January 24, 2023

Sliding Ink Technique




Technique Time.  This cool love cat was created using a simple technique I'm calling "sliding ink".  Ink  a solid image then slide the ink across the stamp to create a pattern in the ink, then stamp onto the cardstock.  

Video:

  

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January 22, 2023

Blend and Spritz Technique

Technique Time.  Learn how to create a background that can be used for another use besides a background.  The fish are punched out after the cardstock was blended and spritzed.

Card Measurements:

Tahitian Tide    5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Basic White    4 x 5-1/4, (3) 2-1/2 x 4-1/4
Parakeet Party    3-1/4 x 4-1/2 

Video:

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January 16, 2023

Hexagon Pop Up Card


 
Technique time.  This is one of those cards I really enjoyed making.  It lays flat to mail, but pops up to an adorable stand up "card".  It looks more difficult than it really is.  
 
Card measurements: 
BASE Basic White 10-1/2 x 2-1/2 Score 1-3/4, 3-1/4, 5, 6-3/4, 8-1/4, 10 
ARCH 4 x 1-1/2 Score 3/8, 2, 3-5/8
SPRINGS 2 x 9-1/2 (2) Score 1-1/2, 2-1/4, 3, 3-3/4, 4-1/2, 6, 6-3/4, 7-1/2, 8-1/4, 9  
SENTIMENT 1 X 3 
Country Floral Lane DSP (2) 1-1/4 x 2-1/4 (4) 1-1/2 x 2-1/4 
Mint Macaron 1 X 4 
Petal Pink 3-1/2 x 4

Here is a photo of how the pieces should look that are scored. Once you watch the video you may have a better understanding of the photo.

Here is the video (comments cannot be made on the video, but are welcome 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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January 05, 2023

Spring Catalog and Sale-a-Bration

It's that time of year! New Mini Spring Catalog packed with lots of new Items

Stampin' Up! Spring Mini Catalog 
 
 It's also Sale-a-Bration time. For every $50 spent you receive free items from the SAB catalog. 
 
Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration
After you've checked it out, feel free to contact me to place your order!

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 ...