Category Archives: Techniques

A cruise for you, Dad!

Well, if not a cruise on a real ship, maybe just the dream of one with this card!  This camp card has plenty of masking and sponging on it, but you may not notice the reflection of the ship in … Continue reading

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Follow your heart

Have you followed the trend of tricking out vintage campers?  Once in a while a magazine features one of these campers, perhaps made into an art studio or even a mobile boutique.  I’d never actually do this, but I admire … Continue reading

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5-step stamping!

Don’t let the title of this post intimidate you!  Stamping multiple layers of images to create one composite image is easy with Stampin’ Up! photopolymer stamps.  I found that when using the stamp set Watercolor Wings, beginning with the darkest … Continue reading

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I think you’re great!

As you may know, Stampin’ Up! demonstrators are permitted to order selected items from the 2015-2016 Annual Catalog before it goes “live” to the public.  So you’ve probably seen this image from I Think You’re Great around the web — … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bokeh

You’ve been seeing this technique everywhere, so I thought it would be perfect for a February camp card.  Bokeh (pronounced BOH-kay or BOH-keh) is the out-of-focus blur in a photograph, especially from points of light.  (Think of a lit Christmas … Continue reading

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Double-time Painted Petals

I’ve been busy with preparations for the upcoming Inkspiration Saturday.  It’s just 2½ weeks away, so the paper is flying!  I’m so happy to be working with an excellent Design Team for this event:  many heads make great ideas, and … Continue reading

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Tiger Stripe Heart

This card has been a big hit a camp so far this month.  The sparkle is amazing, achieved with Heat & Stick Powder and Gold Glitter.  The instructions on the Heat & Stick Powder are simple to understand; here’s what … Continue reading

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A whole lot of wonderful, paper piecing version

The September camp technique is paper piecing.  It’s simple and enjoyable, if you like fussy cutting!  Here the image was stamped on a Whisper White panel, then again (after re-inking) on the Moonlight DSP.  Each vase was cut out of … Continue reading

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What in the world — ?

When I was stamping projects for last Monday’s Stamp Review Blog Hop, I stamped the center of this flower with the delicate image and got this instead!  I was shocked!  Do you know what happened? I won’t make you wait … Continue reading

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Awesomeness!

This July camp card gave me fits!  I knew I had to use the Kiss & Twist technique on the flowers, but I couldn’t perfect my technique.  So I called it a night, and the next morning, bingo, I got … Continue reading

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