I Started a Zazzle Store!

Hi everyone! Just a quick update- I started a Zazzle store! What’s a Zazzle you ask? It’s a store where you can order custom items with your own images. There are lots of items and the ability to do all over prints on some things using repeating patterns. I have a few items with some…

Using Yupo Silhouette Curio Cutouts in a Rolling Mill.

Hi Everyone!! In case you haven’t noticed a theme here- I love texture! And one way to add texture to metal is with a Rolling Mill. There are plates and textures you can buy online, but what if you want to use something of your own making. Etching onto brass is one idea. You can…

Stamp from Silicone Molding Putty for Etching Copper

Hi everyone! I am back to etching copper! I decided to play around with creating a stamp from an etching I made on the Silhouette Curio. I’ve blogged about etching on the thin foam before, but I will update with a new post because I am doing something slightly different now and getting cleaner etches…

3D Printed Plate for Embossing in the Sizzix Big Shot

Hi everyone! Today’s post is possible because of a new friend I made this year! Tim and I have become email pen pals and it has been fun sharing our art and ideas and even collaborating on projects! One of them was a plate he printed for me with his 3D printer, from one of…

Silhouette Curio Yupo Paper Cutouts as an Embossing Plate

Hi Everyone!! I am back with yet another installment of what to do with Yupo paper cutouts that I have cut using my Silhouette Curio digital die cut machine 😉 . This time I am using them to emboss regular cardstock, and in this video I am using cardstock that I printed using the Gelli…

Technical glitches that drive me crazy

I’m sure there are things in your life that drive you mad! Especially in the technology department 😉 So I’m going to start this post with a couple of things that I run into often and the way to solve them. This is Windows PC centric- I very rarely use Apple products. I’ll keep this…

Embossing with the Accucut Machine

Hello everyone! I am looking through my youTube videos and finding a bunch of videos that I never blogged about and included in my public channel. So I’m going to sprinkle my blog with some of these older videos that still work- that is the items I use are still being sold, they are still…

Printing on Tim Holtz grit paste and crackle medium with inkAID

I’ve been wanting to try this for so long but finally did it the other day when my transfers didn’t work (again). I had painted Tim Holtz grit paste into card stock and then used the DASS.com system (classic film and Super Sauce) to transfer. I can transfer successfully onto just a painted card, for…