Category Archives: Techniques

Embossing Paste Brick Wall

I had never tried using embossing paste before, but found this to be fairly easy to do. One version uses double embossing by adding embossing powder on the paste and using a heat gun to set it. The other version … Continue reading

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Swallowtail Sympathy

A quick and easy sympathy card using the emboss resist technique. You could use it for any occasion by just changing the sentiment. Paper:¬†Blackberry Bliss, Whisper White Ink: Versamark, Rich Razzleberry, Blackberry Bliss Stamp Sets: Swallowtail, Bloom¬†With Hope, Papillion Potpourri … Continue reading

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Color Block Sympathy

We’re trying another different technique using one of the acrylic blocks. Paper: Pear Pizzaz, Whisper White Ink: Pear Pizzaz, Basic Black Stamp set: Thoughts and Prayers Other Supplies: Block D, Butterfly punch, Glue dots, Pearls

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Life Is A Beautiful Thing

We used a masking technique to create a background window. So summery and relaxing! Paper: Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Whisper White Ink: Pool Party, Crumb Cake, Burmuda Bay, Basic Black, Smoky Slate Stamps Set: Colorful Seasons, High Tide Other Supplies: … Continue reading

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Shadow Happy Birthday

A quick and easy card using a shadowing technique. Paper: Lemon Lime Twist, Basic Black, Whisper White Ink: Lemon Lime Twist Stamps: Timeless Textures Other Supplies: Happy Birthday thinly, glue

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Blooms and Wishes For You

We’ll be making our own DSP using the Blooms and Wishes stamp set along with a coordinating Sunshine Wishes thinlit. I really like how fresh the Mint Macaron and Island Indigo colors look. Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron Ink: Island … Continue reading

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Watercolor Dragonflies

We learned a new technique using watercolor pencils and a blender pen on vellum for these colorful dragonflies. Paper: Very Vanilla, Falling In Love DSP, Vellum Ink: Watercolor pencils: Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie; Sahara Sand, Rich … Continue reading

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