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Yupo Alcohol Ink Paper

Today I have a really stunning card by Lisa to share with you. It uses Yupo Alcohol Ink Paper and alcohol ink. For her card she used: Ranger Tim Holtz Yupo Alcohol Ink Translucent Paper Ranger Alcohol Ink Stream Ranger Alcohol Ink Cranberry Ranger Alcohol Ink Lemon My Favorite Things…

Spotlight Sponging

Hello! Today’s technique is a fun and super easy one called spotlight sponging. Here’s my list of supplies: Penny Black Sprigs Distress ink in Picked Raspberry and Peacock Feathers¬† Versafine Onyx Black ink Poptone cardstock in Sweet Tooth Ranger ink mini blending foam tool handle First I die cut a…

Watercolor Pencil Techniques

Good day crafty friends! I love trying new mediums and today I have a tutorial for you on some watercolor pencil techniques. These are a very fun medium and may suit you more if you feel intimidated or uncomfortable using watercolor in paint form. These give you quite a bit…

Adding A Hand Lettered Sentiment

Hi there! Today I have a cute card to share with you and to show you how you can add a hand lettered sentiment when you need just one sometimes. Here are the wonderful supplies I used to make this card: My Favorite Things BB Somebunny stamp set Gansai Tambi…

August Sketch

Hello! Can you believe that the month of August is here? I can’t…it makes me a bit sad actually as I love summer. But I have the fun August sketch to brighten things up today. Here are the supplies I used: Avery Elle Petals and Stems My Favorite Things Vintage…

Inspiration From Product Packaging

Hello! Today I have a card to share with you that I made from inspiration from product packaging of the stamp that I used. As I was sitting at my craft desk ready to start coloring this pretty image I realized that I really liked the way they showed it…

June Card Sketch

Hello! Hard to believe that half the year is over already. But with a new month comes another great sketch. Today I’m using the June card sketch for my inspiration. The supplies I used for my card are: Lawn Fawn Penelope’s Blossoms Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in gold Tim Holtz…

Emboss Resist With Water Color Background

One of my favorite techniques is emboss resist. Today I am sharing a card with you that uses emboss resist with water color background. My supplies are: Penny Black Sprigs stamp set My Favorite Things Pretty Poppies Reeves Watercolors Versamark Ink American Crafts Zing! White embossing powder Memento Luxe Ink…

Make backgrounds with white embossing powder

Hello there. Good day to you! It’s Kristie Larsen here and I’m stopping in to share with you some tips on how to take your background stamps and make them extra special with some heat embossing and ink. Let’s make backgrounds with white embossing powder! Here is what I used…

Stenciled Background

Hi there! Stencils give a lot of options of how you can use them. Today I have a card for you using Distress ink and a stencil for a stenciled background. My supply list is: Heidi Swapp Stencil Polka Dots Ranger Mini Foam Blending Tool Distress Ink in Peacock Feathers…