Category Archives: Techniques

Amazing You on Stained Glass

Today’s project was inspired by the most amazing piece of card artistry that I have seen in a long time.  It was created by a fellow demonstrator Sheran Rigg who lives in Virginia using one of the new color mediums … Continue reading

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Southern Serenade on Stained Glass

Finally!  My technical issues have been resolved.  I tell you, I am pretty computer savvy but these blog issues are shaving years off of my life.  The host’s server got hung up in a loop and was rejecting all attempts … Continue reading

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Cake Soiree Eclipse

Today I opened up one of my favorite product suites from the upcoming Occasions Catalog – the Sweet Soiree Suite.  This would be considered to be a “mega” suite since there are so many bits and embellishments that coordinate with the … Continue reading

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Lovely as a Tree with Star of Light Faux Leather

I still have a few faux leather elements left over from my experiment earlier in the week and I thought I could make one of them into a Christmas card.  I’m not sure it was a success, but this is … Continue reading

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Let’s Gather Together & Give Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving!  I have so many things to be grateful for in my life.  First and foremost is my family, of course.  Somewhere on my gratitude list is the discovery of Stampin’ Up! and I have my friend Katherine to … Continue reading

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Lovely as a Tree in Faux Leather

Being the perfectionist that I am, I am determined to master the faux leather technique.  I stamped several other images on the fun foam yesterday using the Lovely as a Tree stamp set (which just happens to be the oldest … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls with Faux Leather

Well as promised I tried a new technique called “faux leather”.  Instead of stamping your image (or sentiment as I attempted on my card) on paper, you stamp on a piece of “fun foam” which you can find at any … Continue reading

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Happy Owl-oween from Spooky Cat

Have you ever had one of those days where it seemed it would have been best if you had just stayed in bed with your head buried under the covers?  Well I think today was one of those days for … Continue reading

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Give Thanks with Painted Harvest

I wanted to sponge another background for today’s project and had a partial design running around inside my head which included the branch thinlit from the Seasonal Layers dies and leaves. I have always worked out my designs in real … Continue reading

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Hearts Come Home Hometown Village

I did more sponging today to create the background for my project.  It is a messy task to undertake and reminds me a lot of finger painting when I was a kid, just with sponges.  No matter how careful I … Continue reading

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