Techniques on Tuesday: Cello Shaker Card

Shaker Cards are always a fun interactive card. Today I'm going to show you a simple way to create one using a clear envelope or Cellophane bag. I saw this demonstrated at our recent Virtual Stampin' Up! conference by the lovely and talented Rosemarrie Gonzalez. Here is a card that I created for my Family … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Cello Shaker Card

Techniques on Tuesday: Misting with Markers

Do you like the look of watercolour but don't want to actually watercolour. Well this technique is for you. Just by misting your inked stamp you can achieve a subtle watercolour look. This technique can also be know as Watercolour Stamping. Supplies that you will need: outline stamped image, spritzer bottle with water, Stampin' Write … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Misting with Markers

Techniques on Tuesday: Spiral Pop-Up

This technique is a quick easy wow that will put a smile on the face of any recipient. The cards that I have for you today are a couple that were created for my recent Family Fun Class. Supplies that you will need: a circle shape approx 7cm either punched or die cut , glue … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Spiral Pop-Up

Techniques on Tuesday: Emboss Resist

The Emboss Resist technique brings to life your embossed images by adding some colour. This can be done by either sponging or adding a watercolour wash. Supplies that you will need: stamped image, Versamark ink, clear embossing powder, heat tool, sponges, water painters, ink, and cardstock. Step by Step Instructions Ink up your stamp with … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Emboss Resist

Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Frosting

Do you like to add texture and interest to your projects? This technique gives you a puffy finish and looks like frosting on a cake or in this case, snow on the trees. Supplies that you will need: Stamped image, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue, heat tool, embossing powder and fine glitter. Snow Wonder Bundle Step … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Frosting

Techniques on Tuesday: Paper Piecing

By stamping your image on Designer Series Paper (DSP) and cutting it out you can add colour and variation to your projects. If you are not a fan of colouring in an image then this is a great technique for you. It is also a great way use use up all those scrap pieces of … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Paper Piecing

Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Metal

By heating multiple layers of Metallic Embossing powder you can achieve the Faux Metal look and make your own embellishments and focal pieces for your projects. Supplies that you will need: stamped image, metallic embossing powder, versa mark ink, heat tool, card stock. Step by Step Instructions This techniques uses a lot of embossing powder, … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Faux Metal

Techniques on Tuesday: Shimmer Resist

This technique is a variation to the emboss resist technique giving you a shimmery effect to your background. Supplies that you will need: a solid stamp image, embossing powder, versa mark and heat tool, shimmer paint, sponge dauber or foam brush. Step by Step Instructions First ink your image with versa mark ink and stamp … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Shimmer Resist

Techniques on Tuesday: Scratch n Sniff

This is a fun technique that will take you back to your childhood. Do you remember scratching a picture and being able to smell the scent. You can create a scented embossing powder by mixing 1 part sugar free jelly or drink mix with 1 1/2 part clear embossing powder. Supplies that you will need: … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Scratch n Sniff

Techniques on Tuesday: Two-Step Stamping Variation

Two-step stamping is when you layer two or more stamped images to create the completed image. Stampin' Up! have a number of Two-Step Stampin' sets in their catalogues. Photopolymer or transparent stamp make this technique a little easier. But it can be achieved with the red rubber stamps as well but you will need a … Continue reading Techniques on Tuesday: Two-Step Stamping Variation