two cards using one embossingTwo cards using one rose embossing folder but different techniques
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2 Embossing Techniques With the Same Folder!

Hello Crafties! New stamps and craft supplies are always fun, right? But what about those items at the back of your toy binΒ "craft closet?" I'm guilty of letting those get a bit dusty. But don't worry about dusting...this isn't a time for housework. I wanna try two different cards with the same (retired) embossing folder.… Continue reading 2 Embossing Techniques With the Same Folder!

wet embossed stamped images colored with prismacolor pencils
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Less can be More when Embossing and Coloring

After my watercoloring craze, I picked out a few prismacolor pencils and started playing again. I love working with black paper (like with this fun card or this crafty sensation), but it can sometimes be hard to make the image stand out. Embossing is a good start, but I found using these pencils can bring… Continue reading Less can be More when Embossing and Coloring

Birthday Watercolor Card
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Watercoloring until the Rain Stops and the Rainbow Appears!

With all of the rain we were having here in Pennsylvania this weekend, I was inspired to bring out my paint brushes and play with some watercoloring techniques. I don't often do much watercoloring. I can be a bit messy in my small craft closet ha ha! So when my inks and brushes emerge and… Continue reading Watercoloring until the Rain Stops and the Rainbow Appears!

Embossed Stamp Ink Resist Cards
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Embossed Stamp Resist Cards

I have been trying to expand my "color comfort zone," so when I sawΒ the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #277 Β using some of my favorites,Β I knew I had to play along! See below for the quick tutorial using these colors and the embossed stamp resist technique. Supplies: White Cardstock cut to 5 1/4" x 4".… Continue reading Embossed Stamp Resist Cards