I had the esteemed pleasure of playing with the new alcohol inks by Kristie Taylor Creations! The colors are gorgeous and they were so fun and easy to work with. I featured them in my YouTube live Product Showcase, here. I worked mostly on Yupo paper, but found you can get really fun results on … More Kristie Taylor Creations Alcohol Inks Product Showcase
Tonight in my Product Showcase I talk all about different color gessoes and texture mediums! I started with white and black gessoed tags and added light molding paste and super heavy gloss gel. I also used the texture pastes on a non-gessoed tag to show the difference gesso makes on a project. After they were … More Gessoes, Gels, and Pastes…oh my!
This week I’m sharing different 3-D embossing folders! They have sooo much texture and dimension. You can quickly make a gorgeous card that looks like it took a long time to make. One thing I learned when working with different brands of 3-D embossing folders is that they can have a different thickness so the … More 3-D Embossing Folder Product Showcase
Tonight I started my first Product Showcase! I featured Color Bursts by Ken Oliver and showed many different ways to use them. I loved this process and hope you will love it too! I talked about using it on watercolor paper and plain paper, with and without gesso. We learned together what can happen when … More Color Burst Product Showcase
I’ve been back from Creativation for a week and it’s taking me a while to get back in the groove. I decided to use some of my new swag to make a card tonight. I got to play with and take home some AMAZING paint from Paper Artsy. I will definitely be ordering more. It’s … More You make me smile!
We made it to the finish line!! Yay! Which also means Merry Christmas Eve! The final die in this set is soooooo GORGEOUS!! It is very lacy and elegant. I really am in love with it and how great it looks with the shiny, metallic red paper from Crafter’s Companion. Check out my video to … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 24!!
We are so close! Tomorrow is Christmas Eve! I love today’s die. It is ‘Merry Christmas’. I decided to do something a little different this time. I had a plastic ornament that had hair elastics in it. I kept it because I thought I could upcycle it and decorate it as an ornament for the … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar Day 23
Yay! Today I got a dragonfly! I really love it. I decided to make a small tag with this awesome die. The wings are very detailed and intricate like many of the other dies in this set. I am very pleased with the results and I can’t wait to make more projects with this dragonfly. … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 22
Today’s die was a purse. A very pretty, detailed purse! A very fun and unexpected die. I chose to make a doll cut out from 2 different stamps with a pink, distressed background. Have a look at the video to see the whole process. The stamp I used for the body is from a Catherine … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 21
Day 20! I can’t believe it. What a fun journey this has been and we still have 4 days to go. The die of the day was an evergreen tree. Of course, I immediately thought of a Christmas tree. It’s really the first Christmas die that has been in the set. In the end, I … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 20!