Using Stone Paper Stencils with Distress Sprays

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide and regular Distress sprays through a handmade stencil… Hello all!! I’ve been off learning jewelry making, and my poor blog has been ignored while I’ve been metalsmithing, making glass and ceramic pendants etc. But the past couple of weeks, I took a break and did some paper crafting. It was so…

Salt Water Etching Copper

Hi Everyone! I have been off experimenting with lots of stuff- resin, molds, metal, etching etc. I showed some friends some of my experiments and they asked for some tips on how I did Salt Water etching on copper. There are loads of full tutorials on this subject with all the gory details on why…

Gesso’d Cards Push-Pull with Stencils

I was fortunate this past week to visit with my Mom, and join a fun group of ladies in Sun City Center at their Thursday morning stamping group. During their class, I showed them a fun technique to add texture to backgrounds for their cards. We started out with card stock that had been painted…

Digital Cutter Packing Tape Pickup

I love my digital cutter! I use it to cut stencils and embellishments for cards, ATCs and other Mixed Media projects. However, I am often left with little pieces that can be somewhat wasteful.  I really wanted to find a way to use some of those remaining pieces, especially now that I am using paper that is…

Embossed Metal Valentine’s Day Card

I decided to use my own embossing plate (more on how I do that in a future video!) to make an embossed metal card for Valentine’s day. Here is the video… and here is how it turned out! I hope you have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

Micaceous Iron Oxide Stenciling

I have been promising my Mom this video for a while! Well, at least I made it before the New Year started 😉 . In this video, I use Micaceous Iron Oxide paint with my own stencils in order to achieve a similar look to the tag that I posted over here in Cre8ive Klatch….

Gelli Arts Print- over printing black and white

I finally had a little while to play today. I was trying out some ideas with the Gelli Arts Printing Plate and some of my new stencils, for a collaborative project that I will be part of this coming fall. At the end of the session I decided to play around with a wooden stamp…

Gelli Art Printing Plate and Charcoal

A couple of weeks ago I was playing around with my Gelli Art Printing plate and I happened to look over and see some charcoal sticks that were sitting on my table. I thought to myself- “Hmmmmm, I wonder if charcoal would work with the Gelli plate?”. I love the look of charcoal, so I…