Fold in half to make three dimensional.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today I want to show you how to create something 3D from something 2D. For this technique you will need the Harvest Hellos Cling Stamp Set and the Apple Builder Punch. I stamped six pumpkins with Pumpkin Pie Ink and the coordinating stamp. I then used the Apple Builder Punch, folded themContinue reading “Fold in half to make three dimensional.”

Getting hammered.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are creating from the Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder. Remember that you want to pay attention if you want the front or back of the folder. If you want an image that is raised you will want the front of the folder where the logo is. If you want anContinue reading “Getting hammered.”

Embossing on multiple papers.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! This is the day we learn how to emboss on vellum, window sheets, and glossy card stock. To color them you will need the Stampin’ Blends (alcohol markers). You can also emboss with powder and a heat tool but the blends bring a level of softness to the card. For a completeContinue reading “Embossing on multiple papers.”

Embossing with glossy paper.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Have you ever thought that embossing folder is pretty and I love the details but they don’t seem to pop? Have you tried it on glossy paper? I recently received a swap at OnStage and another demonstrator had taken the Country Floral 3D Embossing Folder and paired it with glossy paper. ItContinue reading “Embossing with glossy paper.”

3D Stenciling

It’s Tutorial Thursday! The easiest way to create a 3D stencil is to grab your white or black (depends if the paper is light or dark), create a stencil with dies or punches, grab some ink, and a sponge. Sponge your neutral color first and then shift and sponge your color second. This will createContinue reading “3D Stenciling”

Make a stencil with card stock.

It’s Technique Tuesday! I am going to encourage you to create a stencil today. No, they are not in the catalog any longer. They haven’t been for a few years except for the ones with the embossing paste. But they are easy to make. Take a piece of card stock and punch (or die cut)Continue reading “Make a stencil with card stock.”

Last class for the year!

It’s Management Monday!  It’s the last class for the year on Saturday the 15th.  I will be teaching how to contain your gifts.  There will be one gift card holder.  The other two projects will be 3d.  Invitation coming today! On the 22nd I will be at the Farmers’ Market and will also have aContinue reading “Last class for the year!”

Window sheets for a box.

Window sheets are not just for shaker cards.  They can also be used for an entire pouch.  Instead of using cardstock try using a piece of window sheet.  Just make sure to have matching or complementary shreds to go inside.  They can be so cute with the right contents to match. So next time youContinue reading “Window sheets for a box.”

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