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Coloring metal.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! You know that the Stampin’ Blends do a great job bringing life to a stamped image on card stock. But, did you know that the Stampin’ Blends can also be used to color metal, glass, clay, and more? In thisContinue reading “Coloring metal.”

Stampin’ Blends for coloring more than paper.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! You already know that the Stampin’ Blends can color card stock beautifully. But, did you know, that these alcohol markers can also color embellishments? In the past we have colored the Basic Pearls. But, you can also color on metal.Continue reading “Stampin’ Blends for coloring more than paper.”

When pumpkin seeds become Christmas lights.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Today we are talking about seeds turning into lights. So, if you’ve been around me for a few minutes, then you will know that I say to look at everything upside down, backwards, and sideways. A leaf may become aContinue reading “When pumpkin seeds become Christmas lights.”

Taking the plush paper to a new level.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today I will show you how to color on the Plush Poinsettia Specialty Paper. To view the paper on the website please go to https://www.stampinup.com/products/plush-poinsettia-specialty-paper-?demoid=2008407. Here is a quick thumbnail so you know what I am talking about. For this technique I grabbed my Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends and began toContinue reading “Taking the plush paper to a new level.”

Water three different ways.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today we are talking about creating the illusion of water in three different ways. In the first photo I simply added Flowers for Every Season Gems. In the second photo I simply punched out a piece of Seaside Spray Card Stock to create a blue background. In the third photo I tookContinue reading “Water three different ways.”

Using markers as highlighters.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Today we are using the alcohol markers, Stampin’ Blends, as highlighters. Did you know that you could emboss with white powder, let cool, and then color to make any color you want. Join me tonight as we finish some cardsContinue reading “Using markers as highlighters.”

Letting the paper and dies shine.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to show you how to let the product shine. For the first card I have let the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper do all the heavy lifting. The marbled background paired with the peony colored with our Stampin’ Blends (Magenta Madness and Just Jade used) makes for a marvelousContinue reading “Letting the paper and dies shine.”

Color the darker part on the bottom.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Have you tried the Stampin’ Blends? These are our alcohol-based markers. For today’s project I colored the sunflower with the light and dark of the Daffodil Delight as well as the Soft Suede. When coloring the center I had the outer ring a bit lighter and the center a touch darker. ForContinue reading “Color the darker part on the bottom.”

Coloring the background and not the stamp.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today we are talking about how to think opposite. In this case take the Peaceful Poppies Stamp Set and ink the flower randomly to create a background on Whisper White Card Stock. In this case the ink used was Bermuda Bay. Instead of coloring in the poppy I colored in the backgroundContinue reading “Coloring the background and not the stamp.”

Creating a pin.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! I decided to create a pin from the magnolia done on shrink paper. Watch the video to see how it’s done. https://youtu.be/n_qeyweFXvE Happy Crafting! With inky fingers, Joni 🙂

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