Ice Resin Impressions

Hi everyone! Today is a follow up in a series where I am experimenting with Ice Resin and Yupo paper cutouts. I am using Ice Resin to give a domed effect to my Silhouette Curio Yupo paper cutouts. My plan is to use these for imprinting them in clay or silicone molding putty, etc., and…

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…

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…

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…

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

appy 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…

Laser Transfer Method Gelli Arts Plate- Tweak

A few weeks ago, I posted a write up and video of how I do Laser Transfers with the Gelli Arts plate. I’ve been doing a lot of them lately and I tweaked my original method a little bit. I did not video this but I will explain the update shortly. In the meantime, if…