How to Use the Mirror Image Stamp to Create a Four Season Wall Clock – Mirror Image Event

Mirror Image Event with So Suzy Stamps

Wowzas, this month is just full of excitement and events. First guest designing, than special features, birthday celebrations and now this, a mirror image event. What is that all about you are wondering? The mirror image stamp is a piece of red rubber that is used to stamp an image the other way round and that would not be possible without one amazing stamping tool – the Misti. Because this is such a unique technique, we all have gathered to show you several ways of how to use the mirror image stamp from So Suzy Stamps and the Misti. And…

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Comparing Distress Oxide vs Distress Ink – How are they different?

Distress Oxide vs Distress Ink Comparison

Hi and welcome to my Distress Oxide vs Distress Ink comparison. If you followed crafty news throughout the last week you probably have seen the big announcement from Tim Holtz: Distress Oxide. Boy, was I excited, especially after seeing first demonstrations and taking his class at Creativation 2017. And guess what, we were able to keep the Distress Oxides from the class 🙂 You can now get them here (scrapbook.com). Of course I had to share them with you! Besides just showing what they can do I wanted to compare Distress Oxide vs Distress Ink so you get a better…

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Best of Creativation 2017 – What is Hot in the Crafty World?

What a Crowd at Creativation 2017

Hi everyone 🙂 I’m back from Creativation 2017 with a lot new product information for you. Today I wanted to show you some highlights and I will demo some of the new products soon. I already shared a lot on my Facebook page (including videos) and on Instagram, so make sure you check them out. But for now let’s get started. Prima Marketing Finnabair introduced her new wax paste. This adds an awesome shimmer effect to your mixed media projects. I will get some soon and will demo them as soon as I have them. Besides that, the Prima booth…

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Video: Adding the 1st Layer of Interest To the Background – Dylusions Art Journal Series

Interest To the Background

Hello and welcome to part 4 of my Dylusions art journal series. This time I show you how to add a first layer of interest to the background that we made the last time. What you need are stencils with your favorite pattern, a mister bottle and paper towels. The rest is simple, but see for yourself: I hope you enjoyed my video. There are a few more to come, so look forward to more fun with Dylusions ink sprays and paints 🙂 The Dylusions Art Journal Series If you want to start at the beginning of my series, here…

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Video: Creating Bright Backgrounds with Dylusions Ink Sprays

Creating Bright Backgrounds with Dylusions Ink Sprays

Finally, the first video in my series that is showing a technique 🙂 In this video I’m showing you how to use the Dylusions ink sprays too create bright and vibrant backgrounds. I loved the technique from the first second Dyan Reaveley showed it in her class. It’s so easy and the results are gorgeous! If you like to produce a lot of backgrounds within a short amount of time, it really helps to have the ink sprays sorted by color family. Then you don’t need to think about which color to use, you can just grab the bottle and…

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Video: Color Combinations with Dylusions Ink Sprays

Welcome to Part 2 of my Dylusions art journal series. Before I finally start using her products, I wanted to share one more information with you. And that is which colors work well together. I guess there are several color combinations with Dylusions ink sprays, but this combination is the “easiest” for me to work with. I (and Dyan Reaveley confirmed it during the class) sort colors for cold and warm tones. This way I don’t need to worry about brown or muddy colors when they accidentally mix together (which they will…) 🙂 Cool Colors In general, cool colors are…

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Video: Getting Started with the Dylusions Art Journal

Hello there! In my last YouTube video I showed you the Dylusions art journal that I created during the Dyan Reaveley class a couple of days ago. I asked you, if you would be interested in seeing more of the techniques and you liked the idea. So here is the first video in my art journal series and it’s all about getting started with some basics. Just FYI, I’m not sponsored from or affiliated with Dylusions or Ranger. I bought everything on my own. 🙂 The video is a little longer, but I wanted to talk about the basics. I…

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Video Walk Through Large Dylusions Art Journal

large Dylusions art journal

Well, hello there! I was very quiet the last weeks and I’m sorry for that! There was just so much to do at my actual work (the one that pays for my hobby 😉 ) and I didn’t have any time to do something crafty. I was visiting a Dyan Reaveley class at Scrapbooking Forever this weekend and wanted to show you what we did to our large Dylusions art journal. It was an amazing class! I learned so much techniques for my art journal and how to be less critical with my work (let’s see how long that lasts…lol).…

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Video: Mary On a Mixed Media Tag

Prima Marketing Tag

This gorgeous Prima Marketing stamp is in my stash for a while now and I haven’t used it yet. Can you believe that? (Probably, don’t we all have stamps that haven’t been used yet?). Anyway, I wasn’t in the mood for an entire journal page so I decided to create Mary on a mixed media tag. Tip: Instead of buying “expensive”, already cut manila tags you can buy a box of manila file folders and cut them with a tag die. I was a little lazzy and didn’t want to write down every step, so I thought that I could…

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Video: Review of Shimmerz Paints Texturez & Dazzlerz Pastes And Two Tags

If you follow me on Instagram you have probably seen that I bought some of the Shimmerz Paints texture pastes called Dazzlerz and Texturez. For me they are a new company and I wanted to share my first impression with you. To show how they compare to Dreamweaver texture paste, I created the following video. Video Review of Shimmerz Paints Texturez & Dazzlerz Pastes For the review I used tags created with the Tim Holtz tag die, Tim Holtz and Dylusions stencils, and a regular palette knife. The video is a little longer. If you just want to see the…

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