Ok, confession time. I love gadgets, and tools and things that do other things. I have about every tool or gadget or thing to help me with stamping. I have a Xyron adhesive machine, not one but TWO Misti’s and all the corner things, big shots, ...
Ok, confession time. I love gadgets, and tools and things that do other things. I have about every tool or gadget or thing to help me with stamping. I have a Xyron adhesive machine, not one but TWO Misti’s and all the corner things, big shots, precision cut plates, magnetic plates….you get the idea.
So when I saw in the new catalog that there was such a thing as Embossing Paste, I was intrigued and knew I would be getting it, with all the gadgets that go with it too of course.
My first attempt. Underneath that awesome image from Lots of Love is the brick look in the background. That’s the embossing paste. Here is a video by Stampin’ UP! all about Embossing Paste.
In this card the paste is spread over the card front randomly, no mask necessary.
I will admit that on this one I added too much and it has warped the card base. I opted to go ahead and show it here so you wouldn’t make the same mistake. Next time I’ll go a little ligher-handed with the paste.
I hope you will consider purchasing these new embossing paste products and try your hand at some fabulous new texture options.
…to InKing Royalty June Blog Hop – Color Me Happy. Today’s Blog Hop is filled with projects inspired by Stampin’ Up!’s 2017-2019 In Colors – Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Powder Pink and Tranquil Tide. What an amazing collection of new colors! We are excited to share our creations with these new colors. After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post
This card has three of the 5 new Stampin’ UP! in-colors included, Tranquil Tide, Fresh Fig and Lemon Lime Twist. The Lemon Lime twist brings brightness and fun to the other two without overwhelming them. A nice contrast and a great way to show them off in the June InKing Royalty Blog Hop.
I used the Lovely Inside and Out Stamp set, the small little petal looking image repeated without reinking with each color. But the real star is the word Lovely stacked with color. In my video I show you a great technique for adding glue to layer these words together for a 3D effect.
Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Lisa Pretto at Ink Big Academy Stamps. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!
Thanks for stopping by today and have a great week.
Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:
I will admit, I am not a scrapbooker. I’ve done scrapbooking in the past, and honestly didn’t care for it. And even with the Project Life products sold by Stampin Up, I still didn’t jump on the scrapbook bandwagon. It just isn’t for me, and that’s ok. But I do love making cards and I do like the card making I can do with the new Memories and More (it’s the More part, see?) that anyone can do with the products from Stampin’ UP!
As a Demonstrator I was able to pre-order some select products and one that I chose was this card pack. It coordinates with the Color Theory 6×6 paper stack that I had also purchased. But to be honest, I didn’t pull it out until just the other day when I remembered that I had it and that it was supposed to be great for card making as well as memory keeping. Here are two quick samples I worked up in just a few mins. Each sample was created by selecting one card as the focus, one card as an accent and a piece of color theory DSP for the backgroundBoth utilize some of the cool stickers included in the card pack and some coordinating ribbon or twine. Ribbon is such an affordable way to add special touches to your projects. Oodles and oodles of ribbon are included on each spool and with an average price of $7.00 for 10 yards ( 30 feet, or 360 inches) that’s a lot of card fronts you can embellish.
Two cards for you today. I started both with the new Label me Pretty stamp set in mind. This set and coordinating punch have lots of potential.
Watercolor Pencils used to color in the image, touched up with an aqua painter to smooth out the color. Stitched oval framelits make a perfect layer underneath as well as some gold embossing with Touches of Texture.
Watercolor Pencils again used on watercolor paper to make a wash background. Just scribble with the pencil then smooth with a water soaked paintbrush or aqua painter. Touches of texture used here as well along with a piece of a paper doiley.