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Using Wink of Stella to watercolor.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Today I am pulling out the Wink of Stella and using it to watercolor. So grab a Whisper White, Watercolor Paper, or Shimmery White mat. Mine is cut to 5″ X 3 3/4″. Choose your favorite color and stamp anContinue reading “Using Wink of Stella to watercolor.”

Creating a sepia tone.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Here’s a quick way to create a sepia tone with your stamped images. Get a piece of Very Vanilla Card Stock and stamp an image with Soft Suede Ink. Then ink a clear block with Soft Suede Ink and Crumb Cake Ink. Grab your Aqua Painter and begin with Soft Suede first.Continue reading “Creating a sepia tone.”

How many licks?

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Do you remember the Tootsie Roll commercial with the owl and the kid? And the question is asked how many licks does it take to get to the center of the tootsie roll pop. Did anyone ever figure it out?Continue reading “How many licks?”

Drips can be art.

It’s Technique Tuesday! By now many of you are probably thinking my closet is clean, I’ve dusted, and finished my pile on my desk…now what? So I thought I would give you something new and easy that even the kids could do. So grab a piece of white card stock, shimmery white card stock, orContinue reading “Drips can be art.”

Lids are palettes.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Do you find yourself having to get up to get a plate or dish to watercolor? Well don’t any longer. Use the lid of your ink pad instead and drop ink from the re-inker. (Just remember to wipe it outContinue reading “Lids are palettes.”

Wintery watercolor with a hint of glitter.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I am creating an elegant, almost all white Christmas card for you. I start with a Thick Whisper White Card Base. Then I cut a mat out of the Watercolor Paper and a reindeer from the dies in Whisper White Card Stock. I use the Aqua Painter to create the watercolorContinue reading “Wintery watercolor with a hint of glitter.”

How to get a vintage look.

It’s Technique Tuesday! There is an easy way to get a whitewash vintage look. Grab your white craft ink refill, an aqua painter, and a silicone mat. If you don’t have a silicone mat then grab a piece of waxed paper. Basically you want something to create a palette without the ink soaking into it.Continue reading “How to get a vintage look.”

Using an aqua painter to glue.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Do you know that the Aqua Painter can be used to glue product together? Yes, the Aqua Painter. No, I have not lost it (more than any other day). Take the Aqua Painter and make sure it is rinsed andContinue reading “Using an aqua painter to glue.”

When pencils are paintbrushes and aqua painters become ink pads.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! I’m sure you are reading this headline and wondering if I am stuck on Wacky Wednesday. To answer your question…nope. I know what I am doing. Trust me on this one. So today I am asking you to shake up your shimmer paint and dip your pencil in the lid to getContinue reading “When pencils are paintbrushes and aqua painters become ink pads.”

Using blocks to color.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! With the new ink pads there are quite a few things you can’t do that you used to be able to. You can’t dip your blender pen in the ink directly. The lid doesn’t bend to get ink in itContinue reading “Using blocks to color.”

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