Graphite Powder Resist

Hello everyone! It has been a long while since I have posted on my site. I have been super busy with lots of things- house, kids, and learning jewelry techniques! More to come on that in future blog posts! But for now I am returning to an oldie but goodie- the Versamark stamping resist technique….

Rusted and Embossed Paper- for real

Last week I showed you how I make faux rust, but this week I am using real rust to make some cool embossed paper. The secret? Old, decrepit, rusted ceiling tiles. The paper came out so cool! If you liked this paper, you might need to start haunting your favorite antique stores šŸ™‚ . Here’s…

Faux Rust

Hi all! It has been a while since I have posted here! It’s been a busy summer!! I decided to get back into the blogging spirit with my take on making rusted paper. The catch? It is fake ;). Here’s a picture of the faux rust background… And here is the video on how I…

Gesso’d Cards Push-Pull with Stencils

I was fortunate this past week to visit with my Mom, and join a fun group of ladies in Sun City Center at their Thursday morning stamping group. During their class, I showed them a fun technique to add texture to backgrounds for their cards. We started out with card stock that had been painted…

Digital Cutter Packing Tape Pickup

I love my digital cutter! I use it to cut stencils and embellishments for cards, ATCs and other Mixed Media projects. However, I am often left with littleĀ pieces that can be somewhat wasteful. Ā I really wanted to find a way to use some of those remainingĀ pieces, especially now that I am using paper that is…

Gampi Paper Prints

I have printed on regular white tissue paper before, but I just got some cool tissue paper, called Gampi paper. It is sheer, but has an aged feel to it, because it has a slight brown tint. I decided to try to print on it, and see how it looked layerd on some paper I…

Gelli Art Rejects

It is no secret that I adore my Gelli Art Printing Plate. I go through lots of paper, and sometimes I get prints that are not quite so stellar ;-). However, I very rarely throw them away, because often I use those Gelli Art Rejects. Also, when I teach classes with the Gelli Plate, I…

More Rubber Stamped Tissue Paper and Gesso

Hi All! I realized that I missed the last section of the video on painting on top of the gesso’d and stamped tissue paper, so this week I am following it up with the last piece of the video. If you wish to watch the first portion, you can find it here. Enjoy!