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Luminarte Silks Resist with Distress Stains

February 8, 2013
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Hi there! Today I’d like to share how to use a thin layer of Luminarte Silks Acrylic Glazes as a partial resist to Distress Stains to create the weathered, vintage, antique-looking piece shown above. The design features the new Sri Yantra Stencil from the new Artistcellar Sacred Geometry Series. Here is a close-up of the […]

Make a background with mists and cling wrap

January 6, 2012

Hello! Today I’d like to share how to make a cool, fractured background look, using Glimmer Mists and plastic cling wrap. Step 1: Spray Glimmer Mists To make the background, I started with a piece of 140# cold-pressed watercolor paper. Then I misted a combination of Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists to completely cover the piece: […]

5 steps to a frosty snow scene

December 26, 2011

Hi there! Today I’d like to share a card I recently made using the NEW Distress Stains from Ranger! I love the frosty look of this card! Step 1: Second generation Distress Stains The focal image is made from a manila shipping tag. Broken China, Worn Lipstick, and Dusty Concord Distress Stains were applied directly […]

Happy Holidays to You & Yours

December 23, 2011

Hello! Today I want to take a moment to wish you and yours a wonderful, fun, laughter-filled holiday season with friends and family. No matter what version of the holidays you celebrate! Inspired by childhood memories When I was little, our church decorated every year for the holidays. There was one area, where they put […]

5 steps to fresh updated holiday cards

December 19, 2011

Hi there! Today I’d like to share a pair of pretty holiday cards with you! Although this card has the traditional red and green found in most holiday cards, it also uses some new modern colors for a fresh, updated look. Step 1: White-on-kraft background To make the background for this card, I stamped Hero […]

3 steps to a watercolor look background

November 21, 2011
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Hello! Today I’d like to share how to make this cheerful musical fall leaves card, using Distress Inks and Canson Montval watercolor paper. Step 1: Create a resist Today, I am going to demonstrate how to create a resist using white ink and clear embossing powder – a handy trick if you are low or […]

3-step quick and easy alcohol ink card

November 18, 2011
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Hi there! Today I’d like to share a quick and easy floral card. Step 1: Make an alcohol ink background I started this card by getting out a piece of glossy cardstock and laying it on my non-stick craft sheet. Then I applied various colors of Ranger alcohol ink (including Butterscotch, Terra Cotta, and Meadow) […]

Make a stunning mosaic alcohol ink background!

November 14, 2011
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Hi there! Today I’d like to share a quick and easy way to make a stunning mosaic tiled alcohol ink background for your next card or project. Step 1: Apply alcohol inks Take a piece of glossy cardstock and apply alcohol inks using the polished stone technique. Start by placing a piece of gloss paper […]

Use stamped collage to create unique embellies

November 11, 2011
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Hello! Today I’d like to share two special, long, mixed media cards that I recently made. What I like most about these cards is that I created the leaf embellishments from stamped collage – for a truly one-of-a-kind look! Step 1: Stamp a collage To make the leaves, I started by creating a collage background […]

4-step Autumn Harvest Leaves Card

November 7, 2011
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Hello! Today I’d like to share a pair of autumn cards that I made using Distress Inks on watercolor paper. Step 1: Stamp leaves using multiple inks To make this card, I started with a piece of 140# cold-pressed watercolor paper by Canson Montval. I selected a maple leaf stamp from Hero Arts CL457 Real […]