Hack for Changing Angle of Clone Stamp

Hello Photoshop friends! I was trying to modify an image I took on a recent trip to Ireland. My photos all were taken on my Android phone and I didn’t realize that the aspect ratio was going to be a problem. I wanted to make some greeting cards from some of the pictures but they…

Stencil Leftovers and Transfer Tape and Glue

Here’s a quick video on how I glue down itty bitty pieces from the leftovers from cutting out a stencil on my Silhouette Curio. This works bets when the cutting mat is still sticky and holds onto the cutout pieces when you lift off the stencil. Then you can use transfer tape to pick up…

Distress Ink over Prints and Stencil Cleanup

Hello everyone! In this quick experiment, I take Tim Holtz Distress Oxide and plain Distress Inks on top of an image I printed on my inkjet printer. I have lots of prints laying around- some are tests for rubber stamp ideas, some are just prints I haven’t gotten around to using. In this case I…

Gnome 3D Paper Embossing Plate

  I’ve posted before on making your own embossing plates to emboss paper, sometimes using Yupo Paper, sometimes with a 3D printed plate, and sometimes using paint mediums. I have other posts on using paper cutouts using the accucut machine, but this time I wanted to emboss using the Sizzix Big Shot. And I wanted…

Silhouette Studio is Still Freaking Crashing (and how I fixed it)

Hi everyone! Happy 2022!! So as you can tell by some of my posts, I have a Silhouette machine- right now a Curio. I use the software, Silhouette Studio quite a lot because for the things I want to do I find it easier and quicker than Inkscape or Illustrator. But using it on my…

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…