Category Archives: Technique

Thursday’s Tip: Watercolour Technique Video

The watercolour technique is a fun one to try.  Check out this Stampin’ Up ! video to see what to do. In the video the two main products you need to achieve a watercolour background effect are some Watercolour Paper and an Aqua Painter. To achieve a watercolour look with your stamping, you can also… Read More »

Grateful Bunch Retiform Technique Card

Today  I have some more Retiform Technique cards to share with you.  Yesterday I shared some featuring the Awesomely Artistic and Butterfly Basic stamp sets.  Today I have used different colours and two other stamp sets, Grateful Bunch and Going Global.   For this first card I have used Crushed Curry, Garden Green and Crumb… Read More »

Emboss Resist Flower Note Card

Yesterday I shared how to emboss resist, and today I am sharing with you some Note Cards that I made with this technique.  The stamp set I have used is Garden in Bloom.   I tried two different colour combinations. The first card features some subtle colours, Blushing Bride and Wisteria Wonder.  I have also added… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Emboss Resist

This week’s tip is Emboss Resist which is a technique that involves heat embossing.  Last week I shared how to heat emboss, so I thought this would be a great next step. Heat Emboss:  First I rubbed the embossing buddy over my paper to remove any static.  I stamped my flower image in Versamark.  I… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Watercolour Background Technique

Today’s tip is how to create a watercolour/watercolor background technique with three items – markers/ink pad, clear mount block and a spritzer. This is a card I made a while ago using this technique. Check out this Stampin’ Up! video showing you how to create this watercolour/watercolor background effect. In the video they have used makers,… Read More »

Stamping on Candles

For some Christmas gifts last year, I stamped some Holly from the Embellished Ornament stamp set on to some candles that I had purchased. I also made a little box for each one to sit in so that it made a nice table setting for Christmas. Here are all the candles I stamped.   Here… Read More »