Black and White Stamping on Transparencies

Hi Everyone! Today is another flashback to an a video I shot years ago and never released. The products are still around and even if you know this technique, sometimes you forget about them! So here is your reminder 😉 So today we will be using black and white ink- specifically the StazOn white ink-…

StazOn Opaque White Ink on Transparencies

Hi all! Today is another old video that I never released. It’s a quick idea for covering up booboos with an embellishment made from a transparency. In my case it was a stamped image, but you can also buy pre-made transparencies. When I layered the transparency over the stamped background, it was very hard to…

Alcohol Ink Dripping and Spotting for Backgrounds

Hello my friends! Thanks for joining me for another Blast from the Past! I am trying to releasing older videos that I uploaded and never released. Hopefully they may spur your creativity or remind you of other ideas you had in your arsenal but forgot about, etc.  I know sometimes I forget about techniques I…

Fade a Background

Hi everyone! This is a Take 5 blog post to pass on a quick and dirty fix for a design flaw. I had cards that I was working on and I foiled the sentiment. Even tho it was glittery and shiny, it barely showed on my background. Pan pastels came to the rescue ( altho…

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…

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…

Yupo Paper Grit Paste Distress Oxide Spray Technique

Hi all! I am back with another installment of adventures with Yupo paper cut out on the Silhouette and coloring it with Tim Holtz Distress Oxide sprays and Distress Spray Stains. In this video I am experimenting with the Grit paste also by Tim Holtz. As I have in the past, I cover the Yupo…

Yupo paper Silhouette cutouts with Gesso

Hi everyone!! Here is another post in a series on using different mediums on Yupo paper cutouts (cut using the Silhouette Curio- see my tips and tricks post on that here). As I have explained before,  Yupo paper cuts beautifully on the Silhouette Curio, but when you try to color them using inks or stains,…