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I hold Splash of Inkspiration events several times a year. These half-days are typically concentrated on a single stamp set. Last weekend’s Splash was all about Colorful Seasons. Participants stamped 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), including this “spring” … Continue reading
This is most certainly not a problem shared by everyone — not even all stampers! But if you’re making multiples of projects or you are setting up a project for a stamp camp, keeping rolls of twine contained can be a challenge. At … Continue reading
I’ve written before about using a foam pad under your work when stamping with solid-image photopolymer stamps; the solid balloons from Balloon Celebration particularly seem to require that. On Saturday, I equipped an entire table with these foam-backed placemats (upside-down) … Continue reading
I love the heart in Bloomin’ Love, but I looked in vain in the catalog for a Framelits die that would cut it out for me. (I know that if there’s a die or punch that fits an image, the … Continue reading
As you’re stocking up on school supplies for the kids (or for charitable groups who are collecting), be on the lookout for these metallic Sharpie markers. I bought mine in this pack of three (silver, bronze, and gold) after I … Continue reading
That phrase pretty much sums up how I feel after the past few days finishing out the Stampin’ Up! fiscal year! As recently as Saturday night, I didn’t think there was a chance I’d have enough sales to earn the … Continue reading
If you stamp with me regularly, you know that I almost never stamp a greeting on the inside of a handmade card. The reason is simple: I like to personalize my greeting with the name of the recipient and, for … Continue reading
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
Our focus this month in stamp camp is backgrounds. And a skill I think every stamper should master is random, all-over stamping. It didn’t come easily to me — until I watched someone demonstrate the “trick.” I shared it in … Continue reading