Technique: Stenciled Woodland Deer Card

Technique: Stenciled Woodland Deer Card

The popularity of stencils continues to grow, they combine so nicely with so many other paper crafting products and there are so many techniques to use to achieve different looks. This stunning forest scene card is made with nothing but … Read More...

Project: Winter Bird Card

Project: Winter Bird Card

Here’s a great technique for adding multiple colors to a solid stamp image. Try stamping with one color of Distress Ink and then dipping a water brush onto other ink pads too apply additional colors, since Distress Inks react with water … Read More...

Project: Stamped Halloween Invitation

Project: Halloween Invitation

It’s time to bring out all those different stamping products! Sannie from Simon Says Stamp used lots of different items in making this cool Halloween invitation like tissue tape, Distress inks, die cuts, glossy accents, crackle paint and of course stamps. I … Read More...

Technique: Gold Leaf Card

Technique: Gold Leaf Card

Wow, this golden leaves card from Lydia Brooke is stunning! To make it she used a glue “ink” pad and stamped her leaves onto clear acetate and then adhered gold leaf flakes over top. This technique would work so well … Read More...

Project: Simple Step Card

Project: Simple Step Card

The Some Odd Girl stamps blog will show you how to cut, score and fold one sheet of cardstock to make a simple but pretty step card. Add some pattern papers and stamped images and you’ve got an easy card that will really … Read More...

Tutorial: Paper Casting with Stamps

Tutorial: Paper Casting with Stamps

Believe it or not these wonderful Holiday tags are made with toilet paper! Seriously :) Place pieces of toilet paper over your stamps (both clear and rubber stamps with work) dampen them, press out the water and you’ve made a pretty … Read More...

Tip: How to Cut Detailed Die Cuts

Tip: How to Cut Detailed Die Cuts

There are some really lovely intricate metal dies on the market but sometimes it can be hard to get all those little details to cut out cleanly. Lori Craig at Splitcoast Stampers shares her tips, like using wax paper when cutting and … Read More...

Technique: Layered Stamps Card

Technique: Layered Stamps Card

The Spectrum Noir blog shares how to make a lovely layered image card. By stamping the same stamped image on different papers and cutting them out and layering them together you’ll get a wonderful  card with lots of dimension and pattern. There’s also tips … Read More...

Project: Bottle Brush Tree Holiday Card

Project: Bottle Brush Tree Holiday Card

I’ve seen several stamp companies with bottle brush tree designs for the holidays, I guess that vintage look is going to be very trendy this year!

Hero Arts has a fun bottle brush stamp and is sharing step by step directions as … Read More...