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

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…

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…

Silhouette Cut and Print Laser Foiled Tags

In the midst of Holiday card making, I decided to make a set of tags as well. I wanted them to be foiled and printed with a background rather than just plain white cardstock. And I wanted them cut on the Silhouette Curio. I’m not sure why I made it so complicated for myself, but…

Gelli Art Laser Print Transfer Technique and Using the Leftover

Hi everyone! Today I am taking a break from Yupo paper cutouts because I am in Holiday Card making mode! I am making a series of cards for a nursing home project, and I decided to play around with a bunch of different techniques so that I could have several designs. One of the techniques…