Embossing in different ways.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to show you two different ways to emboss and talk about the traditional way. The traditional way is to ink your stamp with the Versamark Ink, stamp, sprinkle with powder, and then heat. Usually in this way you get your color from the powder. The second way is toContinue reading “Embossing in different ways.”

What a black marker can do.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Did you know that a marker can be used to color our card stock? Of course you did! But, did you know that little marker can change the entire look of your card? Here is a card with embossing doneContinue reading “What a black marker can do.”

Embossing with a die.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! For you today I have a treat. The tutorial is how to emboss with a die while using the new in colors. So let’s being. Here are the instructions and measurements to create this. Cut a Thick Whisper White Card Stock to 4 1/4″ X 11″. On the 11″ side score atContinue reading “Embossing with a die.”

A card in technicolor!

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are painting in technicolor or neon. Are you ready for bright and cheery? Well, here we go. First you will need a piece of Thick Whisper White Card Stock cut with the Paper Trimmer to 4 1/4″ X 11″. On the 11″ side you will score at 5 1/2″. ThisContinue reading “A card in technicolor!”

Take the negative.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! If you don’t like how something looks in color go to black and white. And if you still don’t like it then go the opposite or the negative. Instead of stamping the bees in black I stamp them in whiteContinue reading “Take the negative.”

Two cards today.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are creating two cards, not just one. Here are the instructions for the top card that has the Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder for a background. Cut Thick Whisper White Card Stock to 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″. Score on the 8 1/2″ side at 4 1/4″. Attach Pretty PeacockContinue reading “Two cards today.”

Embossing without stray dots.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today’s topic is how to emboss without stray dots. You will want to get an Embossing Buddy or in a pinch you can use a used dryer sheet. Please make sure it is used. If it is new it will leave too much residue on your card stock. Rub your Embossing BuddyContinue reading “Embossing without stray dots.”

Add some metallic.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Sometimes what would have been a boring card can really be spruced up by adding some metallic, shiny, or foil paper. This card looked rather dull until the Noble Peacock Foil Sheet was added. If you would like to create this card then come to class this week. Happy Crafting! With inkyContinue reading “Add some metallic.”

Steam punk card.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today is the day we take an alternative look to embossing. For this project you will want to have multiple colors of embossing powders and/or papers. The silver foil paper, copper embossing powder, and clear embossing powder were used. For a video on how this is done please go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R2dJF-AHO8. HappyContinue reading “Steam punk card.”

Coloring to coordinate the ribbon.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! This is the day we don’t have inky fingers. Yes, that’s right. No inky fingers. So here is what you do. To color a ribbon you grab any shade of Stampin’ Blends (alcohol marker) that you want and color away. You will need to color a bit beyond where you want toContinue reading “Coloring to coordinate the ribbon.”

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