Coloring Embossed Leather with Alcohol Ink and StazOn Pigment Ink

Hello Friends! So today I am going to talk a little about what I’ve been doing to color leather. I’ve been playing around with embossing pieces of leather with different things, one of which are cardstock die cuts and stencils. I don’t have a lot of leather tools and material so I reached into my…

Leather Embossing with Cardstock Die Cuts and Stencils- Layer Thicknesses

Hi Everyone! I am back with leather embossing experiments and in this case I am looking at paper cutouts again with an eye towards the thickness of the layers and/or lack there of. I did something similar with paper embossing where I used different thicknesses- by utilizing a different number of  layers glued together- and…

Altered Homemade Embossing Plate from a Tim Holtz Bold Text Die Cut

Hello friends! I know we’ve talked about a million times over making your own embossing plates and a lot of times I use die cuts that I’ve cut myself from my digital cutter. I know we’ve also talked about how you can use just dies that you buy off the shelf. Typically, I cut die…

Leather Embossing Series- Embossing with Cardstock Die Cut Stencil

Hello all! I’m back with leather and my Sizzix Big Shot trying to experiment with things that I can impress into leather. I’ve already experimented with cardstock, but today I’m going to try a different twist on it. In this video I demonstrate again how to prepare the leather, but here in this post I…

Leather Embossing Series- Debossing with Cardstock

Hi everyone! I am back with a different ideas of trying to impress designs into leather using my Sizzix Big Shot. In this episode I’m going to be playing around with cardstock. For this experiment you will need a piece of leather, your Big Shot and some paper (cardstock in this case because it’s a…

Layering die cuts and other objects for a new molded item

Hi all! I’m still going through my old videos to post here. I’ve been off learning metalsmith and jewelry techniques which leaves a lot less time for making videos and blogging, haha! In this video, I combine two different things- one is a resin piece and the other is a die cut- and I combine…