Sunday, September 21, 2008

Tip for Today

Here is a great tip I got from Carla on one of my stamping groups and she gave me permission to print it.

Attaching small items to your project
by Carla van der Mei (from the Netherlands)

I was making an origami doggie and wanted to put small wiggly eyes on it (on the head not the doggie. lol) That is most of the time a struggle to glue them on the right spot.

Here is the tip:
Take a piece of adhesive-tape, put it on the front of the wiggly eye, turn it and put glue on the back side, turn again and put the wiggly eye on the spot you want, let it dry and then remove the adhesive-tape.

Hope someone can use it.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

I Like This Technique by Mel

Above sample by Sue4stampin

This is a technique created by Melissa McCarthy , but you may also have seen it on Technique Junkies .

Magic Patterns
by Sue4stampin

1. Stamp a background stamp with VersaMark on light color cardstock (I used white) and Emboss with clear powder.
2. Wipe the card with an embossing buddy.
3. Stamp a line image (such as the flower) in a dark color ink over the background and emboss with clear powder.
4. Fill in your colors with dye ink and a water brush or a wet paint brush.
Note: You can use markers for small more dominant colors.