Techniques on Tuesday: Colouring Embossing Paste

Sometimes we wish to add a little texture to our projects, embossing paste is a great way to do that. With this technique I will show you a few different ways that you can add some colour as well. Supplies that you will need: Embossing paste, palette knife. silicone mat, masks, pigment sprinkles, ink refill, … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Colouring Embossing Paste

Techniques on Tuesday: Starburst

Parisian Blooms Specialty DSP This technique is a way to use up some of the hordes, and off-cuts of Designer Series Paper (DSP) we all have laying around. Supplies that you will need: Designer Series Paper (DSP), paper trimmer, liquid glue, scissors, card stock and embellishments. Garden Lane DSP Step by Step Instructions First work … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Starburst

Techniques on Tuesday: Camouflage Background

This technique gives you a unique finish every time and it is background that works well for masculine cards. You just need to be able to scrunch up a perfectly good piece of card stock. Supplies you will need: light coloured card stock and 3 different coloured ink pads, stamps and embellishments to finish your … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Camouflage Background

Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Mother of Pearl

Another oldie but goodie for you today. Faux Mother of Pearl is a quick & easy techniques that gives you a nice subtle WOW!. This is another one of my favourites. You can just create a piece the size you need or you can create a whole sheet of A4 or even 12 x 12 … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Mother of Pearl

Techniques on Tuesday: Split Negative

This is one of my Favourite techniques, with the contrast in colour it gives you an amazing finish that is striking. Supplies that you will need: 2 pieces of contrasting card stock cut to the same size. Image to be stamped, inks, Stamparatus (stamp positioning tool) and Paper Trimmer. Optional embossing powder and heat tool. … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Split Negative

Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Tearing

This technique is an old favourite of mine and gives the look of an extra layer without the layer. It amuses me that to create this faux torn edge you need to first make a torn edge. I hope you have a go at this quick and easy technique. Supplies that you will need: copy … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Tearing

Techniques on Tuesday: Stamp Etching

This technique gives you a very subtle yet striking finish to your projects, created by Lydia Fiedler. It can be finished in a classic black and white look or you can add a little or a lot of colour. I love how quick and easy this Technique is and the subtle finish it gives your … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Stamp Etching

Techniques on Tuesday: Hot Glue Embossing

I'm always searching for new techniques. Here is a great technique called hot glue embossing that I found on Splitcoast Stampers, by Connie MacFarlane. Hot Glue Embossing This is a way to add an artistic panel to your project or card. For this technique you will need: watercolour paper, a hot glue gun and glue sticks, … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Hot Glue Embossing

Techniques on Tuesday: Brick Wall

Welcome to my first Techniques on Tuesday post. I usually hold monthly technique class in my home but with the social distancing that we find ourselves in I have decide to share a weekly card technique with you. Brick Wall Technique I found the Brick Wall technique on Splitcoast Stampers. Here is my version of … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Brick Wall

Stipple Background

Rooted in Nature This stamp set is my new go to favourite. It is so versatile and lends itself to so many different stamping techniques. Plus with the matching Framelit dies you can also emboss the leaf images to add a little texture to the background. Here I am using the Stipple Basics techniques for … Continue reading Stipple Background