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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…