If you need a birthday card for a guy, here's an idea! This background technique is fun and easy. You can see how to do it here on this card video tutorial. Mix that watercolor technique with a little silver embossing for a special pop!
Today's cardmaking project and video tutorial features a special Father's Day card . You'll see a technique that is easy and packs a big punch. Have some watercolor paper on hand? Ink pads? Clear mount block? If the answer is yes, you are ready and set to go with this idea.
This technique is good to use with cards with a sentiment but no main image. It provides and colorful and fun background and no two attempts are ever the same.
Let's take a look at it in this Father's Day card video tutorial.
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Try making a beautiful hand stamped border on your next cardmaking project!
Good morning and welcome to this week's tip about Stamping Sponges. After receiving a question regarding the sponges from a You Tube viewer, I decided to address the inquiry in this weekly format.
Stamping sponges are simple, low tech tools that can produce dramatic results in your cardmaking and paper crafts. Pair these with our Stampin' Up inks and you can create beautiful works of art. Whether sponging edges of a die cut, card stock layer, or card base, you'll add a touch of unexpected color.
The question presented was regarding cleaning or washing of Stamping Sponges. Take a look at today's video for my take on this...
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Today's cardmaking project features a super easy technique that creates beautiful results! The watercolor wash technique makes for a beautiful sky background behind these images from the Lift Me Up Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!, don't you think?
This is such a feel good bundle and is equally appropriate for birthday, thinking of you, thank you, and missing you cards. (Looking at my photo now, I have no idea how that thin slice of Melon Mambo card stock got there! LOL Please ignore!)
The video tutorial shows the easy process for the wash...you'll have to try it! Let's take a look...
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There's no doubt about it: the embossing technique is still a great technique to use in cardmaking.
Have your tried embossing? Do you remember the first time you watched the "magic" as the heat tool melted the powder to make your card just pop?
Today's card has a bold birthday statement that is kicked up a notch with the heat embossing technique. This card is also the "sister" to the masculine Makeover Monday Valentine card from earlier this week seen HERE.
Embossing is an easy technique that makes any cardmaking project extra special. Must haves are the Clear and White Stampin' Emboss Powders. For a really special touch, try our metallics in gold, copper, and silver.
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Try embossing on your next cardmaking project and see what a difference this tried and true technique makes on your handmade creation!
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To totally eliminate any chance for smearing, stamp with our Stampin' Up! Classic Inks and immediately sprinkle on Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder. Emboss with your Heat Tool then you're good to go!
This type of coloring works best on smaller areas but experiment with your images and have fun!
Don't worry about staying in the lines...embrace your inner artist!
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Whether you are getting ready for Father's Day 2016, making cards for your favorite guy, or want to use an alternative to ribbon on any card, this faux ribbon technique is easy to create with supplies you have on hand!
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