I love the La Vie En Rose paper. The black and white papers are so versatile. But, there is one thing I do not love about it and that one thing is the floral piece. I don't know what it is about it but it doesn't appeal to me. Honestly, it reminds me of those 90's photos of the babies photographed by Anne Geddes. Yet, it was the first paper I [Read more...]
With today's technique I will be preforming a little Black Magic! Just kidding, but this technique is pretty cool and it is called Black Magic. Here is what you will need: Black cardstock White Daisy pigment ink (or White StazOn) Stamp of your choice (I used the Happy Times stamp set that coordinates with this month's special) Watercolor [Read more...]
About a month ago, I spent some time playing with my Friend in Me stamp set (#C1640 - retired) doing a little random stamping and then using my ShinHan markers to create some different color schemes. Today, I thought I might use one of those random stamped pieces to create my Mojo Monday card. Check out all of this weeks Mojo Monday cards [Read more...]
Okay, I can never get my cards posted on Monday. But, I did start this one yesterday. I used our May Stamp of the Month Celebrate with Cake and La Vie En Rose papers. I colored the white dots on the paper with a Tender Pink Shin Han marker. A really fun layout. See more great cards using this layout here.
Here is a really simple technique to use to create a unique background for your stamps. All you do is take one of your My Acrylix blocks and ink it up and stamp it on your paper. First make sure your block is clean. Then, take an ink of your choice and ink up your block. I used a 3 x 3 block and inked it in Glacier and then put a little [Read more...]