Category: Techniques

Wire Embossing for Christmas

Wire Embossing for Christmas

Wire Embossing with paper clips is a great way to show your creativity. Bend the clips into any shape and create flowers, trees, etc or use some shaped pieces as I have here to create a Christmas tree by embossing them in a Embossing / Die Cutting machine. When I did the first card, I … Continue reading Wire Embossing for Christmas

Gilded Background with Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder

Gilded Background with Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder

Today I have used Gilded Leafing to create an elegant gilded background with the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder. This WOW card has been created using one of the Gilded Background techniques:Cover a piece of Basic White cardstock with Adhesive Sheet.Peel off the backing sheet and cover with Gilded Leafing. Use a sponge to remove excess … Continue reading Gilded Background with Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder

Rainbow and Masking with Nature’s Harvest

Rainbow and Masking with Nature’s Harvest

A quick and easy card using masking and Blending Brushes. Create a quick and easy card by stamping an image in the centre of a piece of Basic White cardstock. Mask it and use Blending Brushes and inks to create a rainbow effect. Attach to a Granny Apple Green card base, add a sentiment and … Continue reading Rainbow and Masking with Nature’s Harvest

Easy Collage style card using Quiet Meadow and Very Versailles

Easy Collage style card using Quiet Meadow and Very Versailles

Quiet Meadow and Very Versailles stamp sets have great images to create a collage style card. The images are created on the front of the Thick Very Vanilla card base using first and second generation stamping to build up the look of layers.Use two of the Stitched Rectangles Dies with a piece of Crumb Cake … Continue reading Easy Collage style card using Quiet Meadow and Very Versailles

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