Tutorials and Showing Off

Creating depth and contrast using Tombow Grayscale Palette pens

Creating depth and contrast using Tombow Grayscale Palette pens

I've been having a lot of inky fun, pulling out stamps I haven't touched in years, one of which is a beautiful hydrangea image from Personal Stamp Exchange (PSX). Back when I started stamping, this company was well known for their classic botanical floral images, […]

Rough Glitter Stripes Background Tutorial

Rough Glitter Stripes Background Tutorial

First of all, thank you so much for all your kind comments on my post yesterday. They really made me feel so loved and supported. There's really no place like the paper crafting community! Now, on to the insanity! Now that I'm free to mix […]

Crazy Birds – Stampers Anonymous – Slider Card Tutorial

Crazy Birds – Stampers Anonymous – Slider Card Tutorial

It was only a matter of time before I fell victim to the lure of the stamp set that has the crafting world in a twitter right now! Yes, I bought them and got a really fun idea that I just had to try! Lookie: […]

Holly Jolly Greetings – Stampin Up – Photo Tutorial

Holly Jolly Greetings – Stampin Up – Photo Tutorial

In my last post, I shared some Pinspiration with you and today I have some more! In going through my pins on my Papercrafts board, I ran across this card I pinned a while ago. I love this look, which I’ve seen in other places, […]

Salt Staining Background Video – Stampin Up Sleigh Ride Edgelits

Salt Staining Background Video – Stampin Up Sleigh Ride Edgelits

I was looking at some cards using the Sleigh Ride Edgelits and showing a customer one of them. I really thought that the background on a card I was looking at was this technique, but it wasn’t. So I started thinking how great it would […]

At last —–The MDS Torn Edge Tutorial!

At last —–The MDS Torn Edge Tutorial!

I am so nice. Really. Today I took the time to create this video to show you how I did this: And so the adventure began. For one thing, I needed software that would capture video as I worked on my computer. I found some […]

Builder Wheels make my socks go up and down

Builder Wheels make my socks go up and down

I don't know why, but whenever I think of the term "Builder Wheels" I think of that move Little Man Tate, where Fred reads "his" poem about clipper ships: "I like clipper ships because they are fast". Well, *I* like builder wheels because they are […]

Gradient Glow Tutorial

Gradient Glow Tutorial

I got my swaps back from Controlfreaks and I imagine more than one of them is saying, "How did she do that?!?!?" Well, I’m going to show everyone how I did it! Did what? Why, this: Ingredients: (all SU!) Stamps – Nature Silhouettes, Sanded; Paper […]

Joseph’s Coat Inside-Out Tutorial

Joseph’s Coat Inside-Out Tutorial

Well, after many requests, I have finished the tutorial for this technique, but first some background: I developed this technique 2 years ago and sent it into Pat Huntoon for the Technique Junkies Newsletter. I want to urge you to subscribe to TJ, it is […]

It is time for a new tutorial!

It is time for a new tutorial!

And no, it is not the Pretty Princess card. I know that some of you are waiting patiently and I do plan on getting to it! But first, some showing off! Here’s my swap for my upline’s meeting: Ingredients: Stamps – Season of Joy, Canvas, […]

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