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”

19 Ways to Use Your Heat Tool (Gun)

It’s Technique Tuesday! Recently I found this chart for ways to use a Heat Tool. I hope you find this helpful. Do you have any tips to add to this list? If so please post in the comments. Happy Crafting! With inky fingers, Joni 🙂

Stamp Off First

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today is more of a tip than a technique. When you are stamping a bunch stamp off. Let me explain. You are stamping a bunch which means you are cleaning a bunch. To keep that Stampin’ Scrub as clean as can be for as long as can be stamp off. Ink yourContinue reading “Stamp Off First”

Retiring Colors

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today I want to remind you of something as you are planning your projeects. The new Annual Catalog begins at the beginning of May. This means that these In Colors will be going out. So when you are planning your projects please keep this in mind for future color coordinations. Happy Crafting!Continue reading “Retiring Colors”

Coloring Embellishments

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Did you know that the Stampin’ Blends can color card stock, glass, cork, wood, and more? They can also color embellishments like the Basic Pearls or Rhinestones. But did you know they can also color on plastic? Here is anContinue reading “Coloring Embellishments”

Plates Not Fitting?

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today is more of a tip than a technique. Have you ever had a hard time getting your plates and platforms to fun through your Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (especially the Mini Machine)? Then stagger your plates to form that of an “E”. By staggering them it is easier for theContinue reading “Plates Not Fitting?”

Embossing Both Sides at Once

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today’s technique is more of a tip. When dry embossing…if you want to emboss both sides of your card stock at the same time then fold your project in half. But you will need to adjust your platform to correct for the extra thickness. In this case (for a regular embossing folder)Continue reading “Embossing Both Sides at Once”

Turn It Upside Down

It’s Technique Tuesday! Sometimes a background needs to be turned upside down. In this case the hearts fit better when turned both ways. What do you think? To see this card created and another fun fold card please tune in on Wednesday at 7 pm at When you use this technique please post aContinue reading “Turn It Upside Down”

Gilded Ribbon

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today I want to show you how to add to ribbon. If your ribbon is too plain then run your Stampin’ Seal sparingly throughout your ribbon. Then brush or gently push the ribbon in to the Gilded Leafing. Rub off any excess, tie your bow, and trim. Then all you need isContinue reading “Gilded Ribbon”

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”

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