Stamping on a Mug

It’s Technique Tuesday! This is just a quick reminder that we are not limited to card stock. Remember that we have the Staz-On inks that can be stamped on glass, metal, wood, cork, etc. This means you can even stamp on mugs. But remember that you need a straight side if you are stamping. HappyContinue reading “Stamping on a Mug”

Adding Color

It’s Technique Tuesday! If you feel that there is not enough contrast with an embossing folder then color it. In this case I simply took the Night of Navy Ink Pad and pounced it on to the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder. Then to clean simply rinse off and pat dry with a paper towel orContinue reading “Adding Color”

When erasers become stamps.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Did you know that those pencil erasers that are hard and crunchy are great? I have not lost my mind. When the top of the pencil no longer erases it becomes a perfect stamp. Since it is no longer softContinue reading “When erasers become stamps.”

Using a pencil eraser for a stamp.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today’s technique is a bit different. Take a flat pencil eraser and dip in the ink pad. Make any pattern you like. This can become a background, accent piece, and anything else you can imagine. For tomorrow’s create with me section of the Live we will be creating something similar to this.Continue reading “Using a pencil eraser for a stamp.”

When black ink isn’t enough.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Did you know that sometimes even our black ink isn’t black enough? When you need a silhouette you can just stamp it with ink, you can color over the ink, or emboss with powder. Watch at noon as I goContinue reading “When black ink isn’t enough.”

Ink with embossing folders.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today is the day that we use our stamp pads in a totally different way. Take your ink pad and open it just like you would when you are stamping. Then apply ink to your embossing folder. Pay attention to what side you are inking. If you want the ink on theContinue reading “Ink with embossing folders.”

Clear envelopes for more than just cards.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Have you ordered the clear envelopes before? Do you use them to protect your cards? That is what they were intended for. But they can also be used to organize and keep small pieces. It can also be used asContinue reading “Clear envelopes for more than just cards.”

Swirl with a purpose.

It’s Technique Tuesday! There are several ways to sponge. You can take a sponge and just barely get the edge of a piece of card stock to offset your accent piece. You can color the entire background with just a sponge like we did in the cactus card. Or you can put some texture andContinue reading “Swirl with a purpose.”

What ink to use when.

It’s Technique Tuesday! A technique does not look like much of anything without the right ink. So for today I have found a chart for you with what ink to use when. If you have any questions please contact me. Happy Crafting! With inky fingers, Joni 🙂

Embossing paste adds cool touches.

It’s Technique Tuesday!  Did you know a little bit of embossing paste can add just a hint of snow or a tiny bit of texture?  If you can’t afford to buy all the different colors of embossing paste then just get the one with no color in it.  You can then separate it out andContinue reading “Embossing paste adds cool touches.”

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