I played with inks, rubbers stamps and stencils today, and created this oversized tag. It was half an hour of messy fun with no agenda or goal in mind – a rare event indeed!
I’ve been away all weekend in Vermont scouring antique stores for vintage paper goodies 🙂 And man, did I get some beauties. I can’t wait to photograph them and put them in the store. They are so awesome! I’ve been busy catching up on emails and orders and didn’t think I’d have to stamp, but….. […]
Blog candy reminder: you have until midnight tomorrow, September 18, 2011 to enter for a chance to win my blog candy, which includes some of the dictionary pages you’ll see below. Just click on this link and scroll down to the end of the post to enter. Thanks 🙂 Here’s a card I made this […]
It’s been ages since I took part in one of my favourite challenges, the Splitcoaststampers Clean and Simple Challenge. But I took advantage of a free half an hour this morning to participate. This week it’s a sketch challenge. To create the panel, I used the Herringbone technique (Technique Junkies newsletter Dec 09/Jan 10) with […]
I tried a new technique called Colorful Silhouettes and I LOVE it! It’s from the Technique Junkies most current newsletter. The basic technique is as follows: 1. Cover c/stock with several colors of ink. 2. Stamp a background, cover with white embossing powder and melt. 3. Stamp a silhouette image, cover with black embossing powder […]
I played the Clean and Simple challenge on Splitcoast this morning. This week they challenge you to use a technique called Faux Letterpress. I’ve also seen the technique called Brayered Folder and it is almost identical to TJ technique called Cuttlebug Smoosh (Oct/Nov 07), which uses a rainbow ink pad. The basic idea is to […]
I needed to make a batch of thank you cards for a wonderful group of women at my church, so I sat and cranked these out this afternoon. I’m really happy with how they turned out and you don’t hear me say that very often! [They also fit nicely into today’s Splitcoast Free For All […]
Many of you in the stamping world know Lynn Stevens. She’s been sick and is still in the hospital – here’s the card that I mailed to her today. The image is stamped onto a piece of gessoed Book Page Background and both the image and sentiment are from retired SU sets. You can see […]