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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 »