Basic Pattern Decorative Masks · Colorful Seasons · Floral Essence · Friend Like You · Masking · Rooted in Nature · Sponging · Stencils · Techniques

Rainbow Masks and Farewell to 2018-2020 In Colors

Today I have a selection of cards using masks to create a background rainbow pattern as a parting farewell to the 2018-2020 In Colors which will retire at the end of May 2020. Card 1: Click on the photo for a list of supplies .... and the inside and envelope Card 2: Click on the… Continue reading Rainbow Masks and Farewell to 2018-2020 In Colors

Colorful Seasons · In the Woods Dies · Sprig Punch · Wax Paper Resist

Wax Paper Resist with Colorful Seasons

Today I have a quick and easy card using the Wax Paper Resist Technique. Find out how to do the Wax Paper Resist technique here.The panel used here is the second background created with the Swirls & Curls Embossing Folder. See the other one here.Use the slope die from In the Woods Dies to cut… Continue reading Wax Paper Resist with Colorful Seasons

Birch · Challenges · Colorful Seasons · High Tide · Rooted in Nature · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Colorful Seasons for the Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers

This week's Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers with the branch image made me think of spring which is just starting here. Click on the link to find out more about this week's challenge. Here is the sketch ... ... and here is my card. Tips: I love how the Birch background provides texture for any occasion.Supplies:… Continue reading Colorful Seasons for the Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers

Classes · Colorful Seasons · Geared Up Garage · Wrinkle Free Distress

Wrinkle Free Distress THREE Ways

In a recent class, I showed participants a number of inky techniques. The first one was wrinkle free distress. Tips: The basis for this technique is to add a number of inks to a craft sheet (or plastic surface) by dragging the ink pads across it, spritz with water so that the ink starts to… Continue reading Wrinkle Free Distress THREE Ways

Classes · Colorful Seasons · High Tide · Polished Stone · Sheltering Tree · Shimmer Mist

Polished Stone Background with Sheltering Tree

Here is an example of the Polished Stone technique that participants made in a recent class. Tips: This technique creates the look of polished stone on a glossy background. Put a small amount of rubbing alcohol onto a cotton ball.Add two or three drops of a light coloured reinker and then add a drop or… Continue reading Polished Stone Background with Sheltering Tree

Black Magic · Classes · Colorful Seasons · Dry Embossing · Eastern Beauty · Layering Ovals · Layering Squares Framelits · Sweetheart TIEF · Techniques · Touches of Texture · Tutorials · Watercolor Pencils · YouTube Videos

Technique – Black Magic with Colorful Seasons and Touches of Texture

At a recent class, we used black cardstock and Watercolor Pencils to create beautiful cards using the Black Magic Technique. Card 1: This is the one that participants made during the class. Tips: A Craft White ink pad is required for this technique. Solid images with matching outline stamps create the best results. Stamp the… Continue reading Technique – Black Magic with Colorful Seasons and Touches of Texture