Techniques on Tuesday: Masking

Masking can be used to create a number of effects. Below are three different techniques for masking. The first way is stamping a group of images without overlapping images to create a bunch of flowers. The second way is using a mask to create a frame. And the last way is a variation called reverse … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Masking

Freshly Brewed Projects: One Stamp Three Ways

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... One Stamp Three Ways My inspiration for the following project originated from a Product Based demonstration I gave at the November 2019 Stampin' Up! Conference (On Stage) featuring the Peaceful Poppies Suite. Here is a picture of the projects I presented. Some of the items used … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: One Stamp Three Ways

Techniques on Tuesday: The Kissing Technique

This technique allows you to add a pattern from one stamp to another stamp. There are a number of ways to achieve the kissing technique. Kissing with one colour Kissing with two coloursKissing with a twist Supplies that you will need: Two stamp images - one with a solid image and the other with a … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: The Kissing Technique

Freshly Brewed Projects: Foiled

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Foiled There are a numbers of different ways to add our foil sheets to your projects. It can be stamped on, cut out with punches and dies, embossed with embossing folders or just cut to size to add texture, contrast and backing to your paper crafting. … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Foiled

Techniques on Tuesday: Folded Chevron

Today's technique is a little different in that there is no stamping. When I was surfing online looking for ways to use Designer Series Paper I discovered this technique thanks to Deb Valder for sharing this chevron folded pattern. Supplies that you will need: Paper Trimmer and Designer Series Paper. And card stock, stamps, ink … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Folded Chevron

Freshly Brewed Projects: Water Colour Blocking

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Water Colour Blocking This stamping technique is also known as clear block stamping. By using your clear blocks, ink and a water spritzer you can create some amazing and colourful watercolour wash backgrounds. Below I have two different ways you can create watercolour backgrounds for your … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Water Colour Blocking

Techniques on Tuesday: Inking Embossing Folders

By adding a little ink to your embossing folder before running it through the embossing machine you are able to come up with some very interesting backgrounds for your cards and paper crafting. Either side of the embossing folder will work, but I tend to use the smoother side more often. Let me show you … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Inking Embossing Folders

Freshly Brewed Projects: My Favourite Suite

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is My Favourite Suite... There are to many to pick from which one do I choose??? I have chosen the Playful Pets Suite. This blog hop is the perfect incentive to unwrap this suite and play. I have so many ideas running around in my head just waiting … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: My Favourite Suite

Techniques on Tuesday: Using Bleach

There are many ways to use bleach but have you ever thought or seen it used in paper crafting. I would like to show you a couple of different ways to use bleach with your red rubber stamps and heat embossed images. This technique is one of those WOW techniques!!! You will be amazed at … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Using Bleach

Freshly Brewed Projects: Technique – Dies as Stencils/Masks

The inspiration for this Freshly Brewed Project is .... Technique - Dies as Stencils/Masks Die cut masking is a great way to mask your images without having to fussy cut. It can also add a soft background or image to your cards and projects. For this creation I used ... The Birds & Branches Bundle, … Continue reading Freshly Brewed Projects: Technique – Dies as Stencils/Masks