Techniques on Tuesday: Stained Glass

This technique gives you the look of Stained Glass and is a simple and effective way to add colour and light to your cards and projects. Today I have a few different ways for you to create this look. I hope you enjoy and have a go at creating your own Stained Glass Windows. Supplies … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Stained Glass

Techniques on Tuesday: Shirt Fold

Something a little different for you today. With Father's Day coming up I wanted to share this card created for my Family Fun class. Also I have a guest presenter for the video below. My husband Glen is joining us today. This card sample does use retired Designer Series Paper and stamp but I have … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Shirt Fold

Techniques on Tuesday: Inking Stamps with Markers

You do not always need to have ink pads to add some colour to your stamps. In fact inking your stamps with markers can give you a very colourful result. You can also illuminate or choose a section of the stamp by just colouring what you want on an image. Painted Poppies Supplies that you … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Inking Stamps with Markers

Techniques on Tuesday: Shaving Cream

By simply swirling two or three different colours of ink into shaving cream this technique gives you a beautiful marbled finish. This can then be used as a background piece or stamped on for a unique colour effect. I love how each piece turns out differently every time I play with this technique. It can … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Shaving Cream

Techniques on Tuesday: Embossed Kisses

This techniques is great way to add a little bit of extra detail to your stamped images and create a different look each time. It is also another great way to use your embossing folders without having to use an embossing machine. You can use either side of the folder to get two different looks. … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Embossed Kisses

Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Stitching

This technique gives you the look of a stitched line or pattern on your card stock. Faux Stitching is a great way to add a little bit of texture to a project or provides an interesting border. Supplies that you will need: Piercing tool and piercing mat, a piercing template and/or a ruler, and Stampin' … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Stitching

Techniques on Tuesday: Polished Stone

With this technique you get a lovely marbled background that looks like polished stone. It is a great background technique that can also be stamped on or die cut into various shapes. My card sample below gives you a sneak peak at the cute Have a Hoot stamp set and the Metallic Mesh Ribbon. Both … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Polished Stone

Techniques on Tuesday: Thumping

This technique is a simple and fun technique that gives you a marbled look to your stamped image. You can use more than one colour to create this look and works well with any solid stamp image. I have used the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley for both of my card samples today. This is … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Thumping

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

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