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 Dies or Stencils Follow up- Alignment

Hi everyone! Today is just a quick update to show you something I’ve mentioned in other leather embossing videos when using paper die cuts and stencils. Initially I didn’t cut the paper to match the leather size so that it was a little bit harder to line up. If I didn’t get it right, then…

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…

Leather Embossing with a Stencil that has a Center Design

Hi everyone! In this new experiment with leather, I thought I had this great idea for a stencil design. It was supposed to be flowers with circles in the centers. But I always forget this when I’m doing stencils- images that are in the middle of another design need to be attached to the outside…

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…

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…

Charcoal Powder Background

Hi everyone! Here’s a blast from the past! I found a pile of old videos that I recorded, uploaded and never released. Yes, I know my workflow leaves something to be desired, haha. So I will be releasing them sprinkled among new content. Some I may revisit in the future as they have triggered new…

Original Distress Oxide Spray Resist

Hello Everyone! I was going through my backlog of videos trying to find a bunch that were supposed to be part of my new series on leather and realized that somehow I lost them. I am in the process of re-shooting them, but meanwhile there are so many videos that I have made and never…