Category: Techniques

Wrinkle Free Distress Technique with Shaded Summer flowers

Wrinkle Free Distress Technique with Shaded Summer flowers

Today I have used the Wrinkle Free Distress Technique on watercolor paper. The background panel was created with the Wrinkle Free Distress Technique:Add some drops of reinkers and shimmer paint (or Wink of Stella) to a craft sheet.Spritz with water until the inks start to bead.Dip watercolor paper (or shimmery white cardstock or Basic White … Continue reading Wrinkle Free Distress Technique with Shaded Summer flowers

Sailing Home Watercolor Yachts

Sailing Home Watercolor Yachts

Here is another WOW background created with Water Painters and reinkers. Add some waves and die cut yachts for a quick and easy card. Take a piece of Shimmery White cardstock and use a Water Painter with Pacific Point reinker to create the sky. Use Pool Party reinker for the sea and Mossy Meadow reinker … Continue reading Sailing Home Watercolor Yachts

Dry Embossing on Vellum

Dry Embossing on Vellum

In previous posts I have shown how beautiful the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder works on Shimmer Vellum. Today I have used it on plain vellum cardstock. As you can see in the above photo the embossing creates an amazing effect on vellum.Supplies:Stamp Set: Artistically InkedCardstock: Misty Moonlight, Very Vanilla, VellumInk: Misty Moonlight, Polished Pink, Fresh … Continue reading Dry Embossing on Vellum

Poppin’ Pastels Technique with Tasteful Touches Flowers

Poppin’ Pastels Technique with Tasteful Touches Flowers

Today's technique is an oldie but a goodie. The Poppin' Pastels Technique has been around for a very long time and is coming back into vogue. One of the new products in the current Annual Catalogue is the set of Soft Pastels. I do not have them, but luckily I still have the original Stampin’ … Continue reading Poppin’ Pastels Technique with Tasteful Touches Flowers

Panel Pull Out Card for Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge

Panel Pull Out Card for Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge

This week it is Double Dare for the Sketch Challenge at splitcoaststampers.com. That means you can do the sketch or take the double dare and do a Panel Pull Out fancy fold card using the sketch for the design. The tutorial for this card can be found at Splitcoaststampers here. The sketch ... My card … Continue reading Panel Pull Out Card for Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge

Monochromatic Blooms

Monochromatic Blooms

A monochromatic card is usually in shades of the one colour. Today, I am using just one colour. This card uses only one piece of cardstock and the amazing Bloom Hybrid Embossing Folder and Bloom Dies. The idea is to place the die for the three flowers inside the Embossing Folder, add the cardstock and … Continue reading Monochromatic Blooms