3D Printed Plate for Embossing in the Sizzix Big Shot

Hi everyone! Today’s post is possible because of a new friend I made this year! Tim and I have become email pen pals and it has been fun sharing our art and ideas and even collaborating on projects! One of them was a plate he printed for me with his 3D printer, from one of…

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…

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…

Gelli Art Print and Tim Holtz Spray Stain Resist

Hello all! I hope you are doing well this Holiday season! I have been busy with cards and gifts the past few weeks so I have been crafting up a storm. Some of the projects required some cool backgrounds and so I reached for my Gelli Arts Printing Plate once again and played around with…

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…

Faux Rust

Hi all! It has been a while since I have posted here! It’s been a busy summer!! I decided to get back into the blogging spirit with my take on making rusted paper. The catch? It is fake ;). Here’s a picture of the faux rust background… And here is the video on how I…