Save the Crafty YouTuber hop – Monoprinting for card makers

Save the Crafty YouTuber Hop - Monoprinting for card makers

Welcome to a new Save the Crafty YouTuber hop, organized by the amazing Justine Hovey. The hop is all about community, sharing what we love and supporting all the YouTuber out there that create the content for you. There are a lot of great sponsors that donated gift cards and prizes. So did I – for my store The Maker Deli. Check out my video for the hop and leave a comment over on YouTube for a chance to win. Also, since the hop is about the crafty community, check out all the YouTubers who joined the hop. Maybe you…

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One color per card using Nuvo from Tonic Studio

Tonic Studion Nuvo one color per card

Hi everyone, I had a fun idea for a project and thought I’d share this with you 😉 When I was sorting through my Nuvo mediums, I realized that all of the products match nicely when used in the same color palette (what a revelation, I know 😉 ), so I wondered how cards made with Nuvo products in only one color would look like. Trying not to spoil anything, but it was a lot of fun 😉 Have you ever tried making something in only one color? Maybe now is the right time to do it (again) 😉 Supplies…

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Mono printing with Nuvo Aqua Flow pens

Mono printing with Nuvo Aqua Flow pens

Hi everyone and Happy New Year! Let’s start it with some fun and that includes mono printing for me. I was curious about the Nuvo Aqua Flow pens and if you could do more with them, besides coloring images. So I grabbed my petite Gel Press and started coloring that. Here is a quick video showing all the details. What do you think? So many options and it’s so easy. That technique is also great for creating a bunch of blank cards and then add a sentiment later on, once you need a card. Supplies Used Some of my links…

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How to create an ombre ink effect with Visible Image and the Misti + blog hop

Visible Image and Misti Blog Hop

Hi and welcome to the incredible Visible Image and Misti blog hop! We prepared some amazing projects to show you how you can use the Misti to create truly amazing pieces of art. And what are the perfect images for this? Exactly, the Visible Image stamps with their huge variety of designs. I decided to create four cards, all using the same technique to create an ombre effect. The best stamps for this technique are silhouette images or stamps with larger solid areas. In addition to the stamps and the Misti you need some juicy ink and paper that can…

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StencilClub Voices – Creating Mixed Media Greeting Cards with Ken Oliver

StencilClub Voices Mixed Media Greeting Cards

Wow, I’m in aaaw with Kristie’s stencils for the February StencilClub. Can you already see all the gorgeous backgrounds that you can create with them? I have done so many art journal pages lately that I thought this time I’m creating mixed media greeting cards with Kristie’s stencils as the focal background (lol). But which medium to chose? After staring at my supplies for a while, I decided to use Ken Oliver Color Burst. I put the 9×12 stencil on top of some watercolor paper and then carefully sprinkled the powder all over it. The stencil was big enough to…

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How to create a mixed media card with So Suzy Stamps and Finnabair

Mixed Media Card with So Suzy Stamps, Ken Oliver Color Burst and Finnabair embellishments

You might have seen that I started teaching classes in my local craft store Scrapbooking Forever and I prefer to teach techniques. I think showing how to use a product in different ways is more interesting than one project using tons of products and learning just one technique per product. While preparing one of my classes this is one of the cards I created as an example. I like mixed media, so I created a mixed media card with So Suzy Stamps, Ken Oliver Color Burst and Finnabair embellishments. All supplies used are listed at the end of the page.…

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