Category Archives: Technique

Colorful Fall Leaves!

Colorful Fall Leaves! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… I LOVE colorful fall leaves. They are one of the things I miss the most since moving to the tropics. Of course, family and friends are first on that list! One of my all time favorite fall photos was taken while I was… Read More »

Glossy Cardstock Coffee Card!

Glossy Cardstock Coffee Card! My blogs posts for the past couple of weeks have featured either glossy paper techniques, or the Coffee Cafe Bundle. Today I combine the two for a Glossy Cardstock Coffee Card! I’ve limited myself to the Coffee Break Suite for most of my previous Coffee Cafe Bundle project shares, but today… Read More »

Glossy Cardstock Brayer Blending Technique!

Glossy Cardstock Brayer Blending Technique! Yesterday we talked about the Glossy Cardstock Ghosting Technique, which used a VersaMark ink pad and a Sponge Brayer. Today we will continue my technique series with the Glossy Cardstock Brayer Blending Technique. To create your Glossy Cardstock Brayer Blending Technique background: Step 1: Cut your glossy cardstock to your desired… Read More »

Glossy Cardstock Ghosting Technique!

Glossy Cardstock Ghosting Technique! The Glossy Cardstock Ghosting Technique is one of the easiest and least messy of the glossy cardstock techniques. It is a resist technique using a VersaMark ink pad, so it is also referred to as the VersaMark Resist Technique. To create your Glossy Cardstock Ghosting Technique background: Step 1: Cut your glossy cardstock… Read More »

Glossy Cardstock Marble Technique!

Glossy Cardstock Marble Technique! Today’s focus will be on the Glossy Cardstock Marble Technique. This is a fun and easy technique to create. It is especially fun when teaching it to children. To create the Marble backgrounds: Step 1: Place a couple drops of the lightest color of ink in a small container. (I used… Read More »

Glossy Cardstock Straw Technique!

Glossy Cardstock Straw Technique! One of the techniques featured in my class last weekend was the Glossy Cardstock Straw Technique. The Straw Technique requires more drying time, and can make one light-headed, so we worked on this background in stages. To create the Glossy Cardstock Straw Technique background: Step 1: Randomly place a few drops… Read More »

Polished Stone Dragonflies!

Polished Stone Dragonflies! One of my favorite techniques for Glossy Cardstock is Polished Stone. It is a fun and easy technique, and no two ever come out the same. I took one look at the finished backgrounds and immediately though Polished Stone Dragonflies! To create the Polished Stone backgrounds: Step 1: Saturate a cotton ball… Read More »

Glossy Cardstock Fun!

Glossy Cardstock Fun! Last Saturday’s class was full of Glossy Cardstock fun! Those attending my techniques class left with finished cards, a lot of finished glossy cardstock backgrounds and a thank you gift from me. If you have been stamping for awhile, then you are probably familiar with the many different techniques that can be… Read More »

Create using Paper Scraps Part 2!

Create using Paper Scraps Part 2! I am continuing my Create using Paper Scraps Part 2 today with a second card that uses some of the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper scraps I have accumulated from creating so many projects with the lovely printed patterns in the collection of papers from Stampin’ Up! So many… Read More »