Category: High Tide

Using the Stamparatus for repeat / hinge stamping to create an ocean scene

Using the Stamparatus for repeat / hinge stamping to create an ocean scene

Today I have an example of using the Stamparatus for repeat / hinge stamping. This is a great way of lining up images such as the branch and the sea when stamping the image more than once. Tips: Such a peaceful look combining images from a number of stamp sets. Supplies: Stamp Sets: Waterfront, High … Continue reading Using the Stamparatus for repeat / hinge stamping to create an ocean scene

Blended Seasons Wheat with Waterfront and High Tide

Blended Seasons Wheat with Waterfront and High Tide

Today, I have used the wheat image from Blended Seasons together with images from Waterfront and High Tide to create a country scene for you. Tips: On a piece of Whisper White, stamp the mountain image from Waterfront using Soft Suede, Crumb Cake and Balmy Blue inks to create a mountain range about one third … Continue reading Blended Seasons Wheat with Waterfront and High Tide

Magical Masking with Rooted in Nature and High Tide

Magical Masking with Rooted in Nature and High Tide

A quick and easy background with some masking tape and ink pads is the post for today. Tips: Take a piece of masking tape and swipe it across an ink pad, then swipe it across the Watercolor Paper. Swipe a second time across the Watercolor Paper without reinking for an ombre look. Repeat with all … Continue reading Magical Masking with Rooted in Nature and High Tide

Using the Stamparatus to create scenery

Using the Stamparatus to create scenery

The more that I use the Stamparatus, the more that I love it! Today I have used it for repeat or hinge stamping. Tips: Use the Stamparatus to stamp the double tree image with Shaded Spruce about two thirds down a piece of Whisper White. Move the hinge over two spaces and stamp again. Shift … Continue reading Using the Stamparatus to create scenery

Technique – Black Ice with High Tide

Technique – Black Ice with High Tide

At a recent technique class, we used foil paper and heat embossing to create stunning Black Ice effects. Card 1: This is on silver foil and is the one that participants made during the class. Tips: An archival black ink pad is required for this technique. Stazon Tuxedo Black and Basic Black Archival ink pads … Continue reading Technique – Black Ice with High Tide

More Sponged Backgrounds to create WOW cards

More Sponged Backgrounds to create WOW cards

The theme for a recent class was 'Sponged Backgrounds'. With some ink pads, sponges and a few stamps, you can quickly create spectacular cards. I must thank Michelle Zindorf and Paula Dobson for providing great inspiration for sponged and brayered backgrounds. Here is another one of the cards we created. Tips: The sun uses a … Continue reading More Sponged Backgrounds to create WOW cards