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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Snarktoberfest 2018 Feature: So Suzy Crackerbox stamps

Snarktoberfest So Suzy Stamps

What’s your snarky happy dance? I’m dancing mine right now (no, there is no video of that… 😉 ) because I’m featuring Crackerbox & So Suzy Stamps today. My first set of snarky stamps was from So Suzy. So, you could say it’s all her fault… For today’s feature I was playing with some watercolor inks and powders. But before I dive into my project, let’s check on the winner from the last feature. The winner for the Ranger Ink feature (one Dylusions stamp set each) are: Delphine Montano & Pamela R Levingston Woohoo – Congratulations 🙂 I sent you …

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Sweet cocoa with Emerald Creek aroma embossing powder

Emerald Creek Sweet Coffee

Hi everyone and welcome to a new project for Emerald Creek. This time I decided to create something using the Aroma embossing powder. They are called Aroma because they smell like whatever the name is, for example the Chocolate Dream that I’m using smells like Swiss hot chocolate, yummy. So, I had to pair it with the new Unwind stamp set from Pam Bray to create a sweet cocoa card. During the video I’m showing you how to create a fall colored background using water color powders and how to color an image using embossing powder. Both super fun and …

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Catherine Pooler May Release Wild and Wonderful and Blog Hop Day 2

Catherine Pooler May Release Wild and Wonderful

Hi and welcome to Catherine’s May release “Wild and Wonderful” and our Day 2 blog hop. Did you arrive from Kelly’s blog? Then you’re at the right place. If not, you can start at the beginning. I always love to experiment with stamps and how they can be used for mixed media techniques. I had quite a few ideas for these stamps and today I’m sharing two of them. Both include a lot of ink smooshing for the background 😉 But see for yourself in my quick video: What do you think about mixed media cards like that? Are mine …

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Galaxy background for Visible Image Zodiac Stamp

Galaxy background for Visible Image Zodiac Stamp

I bet you have tried several ways of creating a galaxy sky background. I did too. With water colors, Ken Oliver Color Bursts and now I also tried it with Paper Artsy Infusions. And what to do with it? Yes! Using it for the new Visible Image Zodiac stamp sets. For today’s card, I used the Gemini one. Why? Well, I’m a Gemini 😀 To show you how easy it is to create a galaxy background with the Paper Artsy Infusions, here is a quick tutorial. I picked a mix of blue, purple and pink colors. The exact ones are …

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Stamp of Approval Love is in the Air Blog Hop

Stamp of Approval Love is in the Air Blog Hop

Hello there, are you excited? I know I am. It’s Stamp of Approval time again, yippieh 🙂 The newest collection is called Love is in the Air and it is full of awesome adventure themed stamps and dies. Today’s blog hop is showing off some of the goodness that is waiting for you in just a few days. Are you prepared? If not, better sign up for the waitlist, so you know when it’s time to shop. The public release is on January 9th at 6pm EST, but sign up for an early note *winkwink*. In case you don’t know …

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So Suzy Stamps water color inspiration

So Suzy Stamps Watercolor Inspiration

It’s the time of the month – design team inspiration, yay 🙂 The design team came together and created some really beautiful cards – most of them with the latest release. But I realized that I haven’t used the tulips from the release before yet, so I wanted to put them into a water color design. I started by creating a mask for the bouquet, because I wanted to stamp it a couple of times to the bottom part of my card. Then I stamped the first bouquet, heat set it with clear embossing powder and then covered it with …

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Video: June Inspiration with So Suzy Stamps in Water Colors

So Suzy Stamps in watercolors

Yay, it’s inspiration day over at the So Suzy Stamps blog. I always love to see all the amazing design team projects within one post. For the June inspiration I grabbed my water colors again. How can you not add bright colors to Olesya’s gorgeous flower stamps?! Also I love to watch the color move inside the water 😛 To share my love of water coloring, here is the project video for my card. Enjoy and let me know what you think 🙂 Here are a few close up pictures. Click on the picture to enlarge it. Thanks for stopping …

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Video: Create your own floral background with So Suzy Stamps

So Suzy Stamps with Jane Davenport water colors

Happy Mother’s Day everyone. I bet we are all mothers of some sort, for example I’m the mother of a little fur bay, the mother of dragons (I have gazillion plush dragons) and mother of my own ideas (yikes, cheesy… LOL). For this special occasion I had to create something with flowers and such. I love watching all these videos were someone is heat embossing a floral background and then water coloring it. If you follow The Ton you have definitely seen it. I don’t have a floral background stamp, so I made my own (and will never do it …

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Water Lilies in Water Colors with So Suzy Stamps

So Suzy Stamps water lilies in water colors

Welcome to a new blog post for So Suzy Stamps. The new stamps were just released and I’m in love! Did you know that some of them were designed by our very own Olesya? Amazing, isn’t it? Today I was in the mood for some water coloring, again 😛 These stamps just look so stunning in water colors. I started by coloring the blossom stamp with my Zig markers. After the stamp was really saturated I stamped directly onto the water color paper. Because the Zig markers are water soluble, I was able to move the color with a water …

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