Tag Archives: background technique

Focus on Color

Did you know that on February 21, Stampin’ Up! added new Sale-A-Bration products that you can earn for free?  Go to the Catalog Tab on my blog, or click HERE to download the flyer with the additional Sale-A-Bration products.  Each time you purchase $50 between now and March 31, 2017, you can earn one Sale-A-Bration product for free!   You can pick an item from either the original Sale-A-Bration catalog… Read More »

Stamped Embossing Folder!

I have a fun card and technique to share today that I know you’ll love.  My sister brought it to my attention, and it’s all over the internet, so it’s definitely not an idea or technique that I came up with.  However, I did give it my own twist when I embellished and completed the card. This card was created with the Woodland Textured Impression Embossing Folder (TIEF.)  I LOVE… Read More »

Technique Thursday – TIEF Stamping

Paper Pumpkin Guru I have a fun technique to show you today!  But before I get to it, I want to announce some exciting news for my Paper Pumpkin customers!  This week, I was invited to joint the Paper Pumpkin Gurus.  This is a group of highly creative and artistic demonstrators that coordinate alternative projects for Paper Pumpkin kits.  Each month, each designer submits one design, along with detailed instructions… Read More »

Thinlit Embossing

I have a fun technique to show you today — embossing with a thinlit die!  Did you happen to notice the beautiful card on the top of page 27 of the Occasions Catalog?  When I first got the catalog, I looked and looked at that card, wondering how they did that.  I didn’t know you could emboss with a thinlit die!  Well, I recently read how to do it, so… Read More »

Technique Thursday – Brayered Background

Last Tuesday, I showed a card with a brayered background.  For this edition of Technique Thursday, I thought it would be fun to show you how to make a similar background using the same technique.  For my card today, I’m using the Build A Bouquet stamp set, which includes a great little background stamp.  You can use this brayered background technique with background stamps, as well as the Irresistibly Yours… Read More »