Technique Tuesday

Shadow Stamping

Watch our Shadow Technique video for a demonstration of this terrific technique.Directions:
1) Stamp image in lighter color; this will be the shadow.















2) Stamp image in darker coordinating color slightly off the first image to create main image.

OR

1) Stamp image in VersaMark ink on dark card stock.

















2) Stamp image a second time in Whisper White Craft ink slightly off the first image.

OR

1) Stamp image in VersaMark ink on dark card stock, and let dry.
















2) Rub the Embossing Buddy over your card stock, and then stamp image a second time in VersaMark ink slightly off the first image. Cover with Clear Stampin' Emboss powder and heat emboss.

Tip:
  • This technique can be also be used with Stampin' Around wheels.




  • Sympathy card

    Received word today that one of my dear friend's passed away last week. Funny thing, I was making sympathy cards.....

    I know where my friend has gone. I find comfort in knowing this, but it's always hardest on the families that are left behind. How nice it is that I am able to reach out and send a little bit of comfort in the form of a card.







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    New Incolor- swap from convention

    Heather Heroldt made this cute card. She used many of the new in colors. She used Crisp cantaloupe, pistachio pudding, coastal cabana, and smoky slate



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    Pocket card- Swap from Convention

    This card is really clever. Open it up to have a pocket for money or a gift card on the left-hand side. This card was created by Dawn Rapsas! So clever!









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    More convention Swaps

    This card was made by Lisa Vanatta and she used the top of the cupcake punch to make the popcorn! So cute!


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    Wetlands card video

    I have posted a still shot of the card below and this is the video on how to make it. If you want to order supplies to make this card let me know. Have fun and enjoy!

    Wetlands Card




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    Really cute Cards made in my class today

    I can not claim creator of the cards.. But my ladies had a great time making them.















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    Want to see the closing of Convention 2013?

    This is a 90 min segment of our closing at Convention this year. I know you probably won't watch all of it but skip thorough and be sure to check out Bonnie creating a cute Holiday Planner.

    One more

    Love the clay flower!





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    Convention swaps

    Beautiful Christmas card came to me from Traci DeGolier


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    Convention swaps




    I received this card from Linda Heller


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    More convention swaps

    Julie Rice made this cute baby card!


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    Technique Tuesday

    Scratch &Stamp; Sniff

    Directions:1) Mix 1 part sugar-free drink mix to 1-1/2 parts Clear Stampin' Emboss powder.

    2) Stamp your bold image on card stock with a color that coordinates with your embossing powder mix.

    3) Using a Stamp-a-ma-jig, stamp your image a second time in VersaMark ink.

    4) Pour embossing powder mix over image and heat emboss.
























    Tips:
  • If you only want to emboss a portion of your image, use a VersaMarker to ink the desired section of your stamp for step 3.
  • You can use Craft ink for step 2 and skip step 3.
  • Your drink mix should be sugar-free because heated sugar crisps and browns.



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    How about this beauty

    Hope you can see the glitter paper made in the banner.


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    More Convention Seaps




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    Baby Card by Michele Robins - Keifer




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    Convention swap by Brenda Pearson

    Love the use of the Labels Collection Framelits. You can find them on page 186 item number 125598.



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    Convention Swaps

    Over the next couple of days I will be sharing my swaps from Convention- this Card is adorable! Unfortunately I did not get the name of its creator.


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    Technique Tuesday




    Rock & Roll

    Directions:
    1) Tap stamp on light-colored ink pad.

    2) Press edges of stamp in a rolling motion on darker ink pad, being careful not to ink the center of the stamp.














    3) Stamp your image.

    Tips:
  • Always use the lightest colored ink first to avoid getting dark ink on your light ink pad.
  • This technique works best when using a bold stamp image.


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    Technique Tuesday

    Punching A Long Tag

    Directions:
    1) Cut a strip of card stock slightly narrower than the width of the Tag punch.

    2) Pull the tail of the tag through the square end of the punch.

    3) Punch the top of the tag.






    Technique Tuesday

    Pop-Up Card

    Directions:
    1) After you've stamped your card front, cut a matching piece of card stock, slightly smaller, to fit inside.













    2) Carefully cut two parallel lines intersecting the crease of this inside piece, and fold as shown.
















    3) Stamp your desired image, cut it out, and attach it to the card-stock strip.














    4) Attach inside piece to card stock and finish card.