Embossing Paste How To

Embossing Paste How To This is my first in a series on Stampin’ Up!’s new Embossing Paste. Embossing Paste How To will show you a couple of samples plus a video to show you just how easy this product is to use and how it can add texture, dimension and interest to your paper craft projects. This is a card I featured previously on using masks. I thought I’d share it here again today as it’s one of the cards… Read more »

Glossy Faux Watercoloring

Glossy Faux Watercoloring You will love this technique. It is messy but easy and will produce two very different background pieces for you to use. Here is one of my Glossy Faux Watercoloring cards made using this technique. I had so much fun playing with this technique but be warned you could have stained fingers and finger nails after the process so if that worries you consider wearing some latex gloves to protect you hands. Watch the video to find… Read more »

Faded Smudge

Faded Smudge Here’s a technique you can use with Glossy Card. I call it the Faded Smudge Technique and it’s super easy after embossing an image on your Glossy Card. Use it as a focal piece or for a whole card front, the possibilities are endless. This is the first card I made using this technique and I used Pool Party, Bermuda Bay and Island Indigo. Always start withe the lightest colour first which goes in the middle and creates… Read more »

Swipe Glossy Card

Swipe Glossy Card I’m so thrilled we have the Glossy Card back in our Stampin’ Up! Castalogue. Over the next little while I will bring you some technique videos using Glossy Card. Today’s is the Swipe Glossy Card Technique and it’s so very easy. Here’s one of the cards I made using this technique. Keep in mind it’s often difficult to capture the colours exactly when photographing cards: Die cutting the sentiment pieces and han cutting the craft pot make… Read more »

Faux Dimensional Embossing 3

Faux Dimensional Embossing Faux Dimensional Embossing. This video today will show you how to achieve a dimensional look to your embossing quite easily and add a bit of WOW factor to your card. Here’s one of the cards: Here’s a closer look at the sentiment piece for the card above: I understand it’s difficult to pick up in the photo, so watch the video to see what I did. Don’t miss another technique video, subscribe today! Thank you for subscribing… Read more »

Black Magic Technique

Black Magic Technique Black Magic Technique.  This is an easy technique which is very effective for all types of cards but particularly lends itself to masculine cards I think. This technique also works well with flowers so try it with a few different images and stamp sets along with of course your Watercolor Pencils from Stampin’ Up! Watch the video to see more: Don’t miss another video, subscribe today. Thank you for subscribing. I appreciate your support. Just a few… Read more »

Stella Blooms with Pencils

Stella Blooms with Pencils Stella Blooms with Pencils. This is a beautiful technique using a Clear Wink of Stella and Watercolor Pencils to add a wonderful glitter effect to your cards. Here’s a close up look at the card I made using this technique: Watch the video to see how easy and effective this technique is: Don’t miss another technique video. Subscribe today. Thank you for your support. I do appreciate it. I stamped the image in Basic Black Archival ink… Read more »

Laying Down Colour Birthday

Laying Down Colour Birthday Laying Down Colour Birthday This video will show you how to use your Blender Pen to lay down colour and to mix colours on an image which will add depth and interest. I’ve used the Birthday Blooms stamp set and this technique will work well with most open type images. I have hand cut (fussy cut) the image and adhered it using Stampin’ Dimensionals. Watch the video to see how to do this technique. Want to… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Gift Bag

Freshly Brewed Gift Bag Freshly Brewed Gift Bag This week the Latte Girls are bring you projects using the Gift Bag Punch Board. I’ve been able to use 3 of my favourite products this week: Gift Bag Punch Board Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper Coffee Café Photopolymer Bundle I hope you hop along this week and check out all the inspiration on the blogs involved. I made a large Gift Bag and used a piece of DSP which was 12″… Read more »

Watercolor Wash

Watercolor Wash Watercolor Wash. This video will show you how I made a coloured wash background on this Designer Series Paper. I saw this technique demonstrated by Carolyn Bennie, so thanks to her I’m doing my version for you here today. Would you like to see more card techniques from me? Please subscribe to my channel. Thank you for supporting me. I do appreciate it. Now I know Inside the Lines has retired so try using Just Add Color Designer… Read more »