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…

Clear Gesso on Yupo Paper and Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Sprays

Hi everyone! Finally! I think this will be the last in my series of using Yupo paper cut on the Silhouette Curio with different mediums to allow Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains and other water based inks to work on the porous surface without sliding off. But I may stumble upon some other idea in…

Yupo Paper Cutouts and Ultra Matte Medium

Hi everyone! I’m coming near to the end of my series of using Yupo paper cut on the Silhouette Curio with different mediums to allow Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains and other water based inks to work on the porous surface without sliding off. In this installment I use Ultra Matte medium and I did…

Yupo Paper Cutouts with Matte Medium

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s looking forward to a much more “normal” 2021 once all of us get vaccinated! I miss people, and classes!! This past fall I started a series on how to color Yupo paper cutouts that I cut on my Silhouette Curio. This non-porous paper doesn’t color well with water based media…