Make your own Embossing Plate

I always joke that I don’t have my own manufacturing company, and would love to so that I could make embossing folders, dies and rubber stamps to my heart’s content. The reality is, of course, that it isn’t likely that will ever happen and so I make do with whatever I can do on my own 😉…

Embossed Metal Valentine’s Day Card

I decided to use my own embossing plate (more on how I do that in a future video!) to make an embossed metal card for Valentine’s day. Here is the video… and here is how it turned out! I hope you have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

Rubber Stamping on Burlap

Today is my turn to post on the collective project- Cre8iveKlatch. I made a tag using burlap, and decided to experiment with some more ideas using that material. I really like the texture and look of it. Of course, the first thing I wanted to do was stamp on it! I used Golden’s Gel Medium/Molding…

Carving Stamps- My Technique

Last week I posted about transferring designs to my favorite stamping material, SpeedyCarve by Speedball. If you didn’t catch that post, you can find it here. This week I decided to go ahead and show you a few tips on the actual carving. There are tons of tutorials on carving stamps, so this is just…

Carving Stamps- Transfer Your Design from Cutouts

I have been carving up a storm the past few weeks! I was already back into the stamp designing/carving groove when I watched a video by Anne Bagby. Her stamps designs look a lot like the ones I carve/make! Her artwork is gorgeous, and it inspired me to finish up my carving and get back…

Micaceous Iron Oxide Stenciling

I have been promising my Mom this video for a while! Well, at least I made it before the New Year started 😉 . In this video, I use Micaceous Iron Oxide paint with my own stencils in order to achieve a similar look to the tag that I posted over here in Cre8ive Klatch….

Merry Christmas!!

For those who celebrate- Merry Christmas! And to everyone- I hope you have a fantastic 2015!

Upcycling Gift Bags

I just wrote a post for the collaborative project I am part of called the Cre8ive Klatch about stamping on gift boxes. (You can find that post here.). I am actually not a fan of stamping on gift bags however. They usually have too many folds in them and are pretty difficult to get a…