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Archive for October, 2009

Holiday Blizzard Project – Christmas Dinner Placemat

Holiday Table Placemat   By: Melanie Smith, Artistic Guide Finished size: 11″ x 8.25″ I decided this year that I would make a tablemat for each person coming to Christmas lunch.   I thought about each person and how I could make each one suit their personalitity while keeping a Christmas theme.  This is the […]

Digi Stamps, Take 4

This is the end of Maria’s tutorial videos on digi-stamping, and our last day of Mygrafico’s feature.  We hope the tutorials and our samples have shown you how digi stamps can be supplemented into your creative processes, answered some of your questions on what digi stamps are, and how they work. Be sure to hike on over to the […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Peace Canvas with Photo Transfer

Peace Canvas Photo Transfer Mixed Media By: Stephanie Loomis, Artistic Guide Finished size: 12”x4” Supplies: Stamps: Peace (Ruth’s Rubber Stamps) Paper: Matte Photo paper (International Paper) Acetate (unknown)    Ink:  Black VersaMark (Tsukineko) Mustard Seed Distressed ink pad (Ranger) Other: 12”x4” canvas (Dick Blick) Gel Medium, semi-gloss or matte (Golden) Photo editing software (I use Adobe Photoshop […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – UTEE and Copper Bracelet

UTEE and Copper Bracelet By: Jennifer Willis, Artistic Guide Supplies: Stamps: Paris Plate #6 – the small collage image (Sweet Pea Stamps) Inks: Black Staz-On Ink Pad (Tsukineko) Other: White Cardstock (Unknown) 18 Gauge Copper Wire (Unknown) 2 Large Holed Glass Beads (Unknown) UTEE (Suze Weinberg) Copper Tape (Ranger) Goop Adhesive (Eclectic Products) Melting Pot […]

Digi Stamps Video Tutorial, Part 3

Today we continue featuring Maria’s series on Digi (digital) stamps using images from Mygrafico. Check out the Mygrafico store for more awesome digital images to supplement your creative processes in creating cards or scrapbook pages.

Digi Stamps Video Tutorial, Take 2

Enjoy the second installment of Maria’s informational series of Digi ‘Stamps’ videos using Mygrafico digital images. Make sure you check out Mygrafico for the many different types of digital designs available, not just digital stamps!  Join us tomorrow when we bring you part 3. Until then… Happy Trails!

Halloween Sale at MyGrafico

        BOO!!         Get your wish list together because MyGrafico is having a HALLOWEEN SALE!!! Beginning Thursday, October 29, and running through midnight, Friday October 31st (Mountain standard time) the entire store products at MyGrafico are 30% off!  Please note that items found in the sales category are excluded. Have fun shopping!

Holiday Blizzard Project – Manger Scene on Canvasboard

For a long time, I have thought about how I could do alcohol inks on porous surfaces.  It finally occurred to me that if I just sealed the surface first, it would probably work.  Since I always have Mod Podge handy,  I decided to try it for this project and it worked!   I used […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – M & M Candy Gift Jar

M & M Candy Gift Jar By: Penny Yoder, Artistic Guide Finished Size: 6″ tall Supplies: Stamps: Stampin’ Up! Paper: 2.25″ x 8.5″ Christmas Candy patterned paper 2″ x 8.5″ white cardstock 1.75″ x 8.5″ red cardstock 1.5 x 8.5″ Christmas Candy patterned paper 3″ x 3″ white cardstock (for the 2 5/8″ scallop) 2.75″ […]

More Mygrafico Digital Designs

    Mygrafico is owned and operated by partners, Burcu Arat Sup (a.k.a. MUJKA) and Judy Sanqunetti.  Both women are illustrators.          Burcu creates designs mostly for stationery companies and the commercial market. You can check out Burcu’s beautiful work at her website,  Mujka Chic.     Judy creates designs mainly for the kid’s market. […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Winter’s Welcome

By: Kim Parkinson, 2009-10 Trail Master Supplies: Winter scene napkin by Bounty – but any napkin will do Cardboard Foam Core Brown Ribbon Welcome Sign with Glitter on it – I bought mine at Michael’s Wooden Sleigh – I bought mine at Michael’s Snowman collage picture by Crafty Secrets H20 Water pen filled with blending […]

Digi Stamps Informational Videos

This week we are featuring artwork created by our talented Artistic Guides using “digi stamps” provided by Mygrafico.  Maria has created four tutorials to help you understand digital ‘stamps’; what they are and how they work.  Our hope is to bring you timely information on new ideas and concepts involving the rubber stamping and crafting world. Over the next few […]

Mygrafico Digital Designs

DIGITAL STAMP: A digital stamp in crafting, stamping, card making and scrapbooking is a digital image printed onto paper from the user’s printer. Digital stamps come in a variety of formats, including PNG, JPG, and TIFF. Digital stamps offer many advantages over traditional rubber stamps because of their ability to be flipped, resized, rotated and […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Christmas Memories Handmade Journal

By: Stephanie Loomis, Artistic Guide  Finished size: 6”x8” Supplies: Stamps:          Joy of Christmas, Simply Christmas, Heart Sings, Joy (The Angel Company) I Will Honor Christmas (Rubber Cottage) Silent Night Plate #064 (I Brake for Stamps) Fear Not, Angel Wreath (Sweet Grass Stamps) Wonderful Counselor (Artful Illusions) Paper:                        Figgy Pudding patterned cardstock, 5-6 sheets of your […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Autumn Leaves Pencil Cup

Welcome Autumn and Happy Thanksgiving!  As a certified custom framer working at Michaels Arts and Crafts, I see a lot of frames.  Some made of wood, metal and even acrylic (such as those box frames).   I can’t tell you how many times I’ve restocked the little swivel photo pencil cups and never gave any thought […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Roman Artifact Pendant

Roman Artifact Pendant By: Jennifer Willis, Artistic Guide Supplies: Stamps: Paris Plate #6 – the small ornate image (Sweet Pea Stamps) Papers: White Cardstock (Unknown) Inks: Black Staz-On Ink Pad (Tsukineko) Other: Polymer Clay (Sculpey) Liquid Sculpey (Sculpey) Glaze Paint: Aquamarine (Golden) PearlEx: Pearlwhite (Jaquard) Brayer (Unknown) Knife Oven Metal Baking Sheet Directions: Work the […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Thanksgiving Dinner Placard

Thanksgiving Dinner Placard By: Penny Yoder, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Give Thanks (The Angel Company) Paper: 4.25″ x 8.5″ Off White Cardstock (Prisma), scored at 4.25″ for a 4.25″ square with the fold at the top. 2″ x 2.25″ Off White Cardstock (Prisma) for the ‘name’ oval .5″ x […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Snowman Canvas Ornament

Snowman Canvas Ornament By: Christine Candora-Hickey, Artistic Guide Finished canvas measures 4″ x 4″   Supplies: Stamps Distressed Snowman (Stampers Anonymous) Snowflake (Bartholomew’s Ink) Paper While mulberry paper (unknown) Sparkle white cardstock (Stampin’ Up!) Ink Denim Adirondack dye ink pad (Ranger) Moonlight White Brilliance pigment ink pad (Tsukineko) Other 4″ x 4″ canvas, primed (Winsor […]

Holiday Blizzard Project- Thanksgiving place card

By: Chris M Herrmann, Artistic Guide Finished size: 4.25″ x 2.75″ Supplies: Stamps: Cornucopia, Cornstalk, Happy Thanksgiving (Another Stamp Company) Paper: 1 piece olive card stock cut 5.50″ x 4.25″, folded in half 1 piece white card stock cut approximately 3.25″ x 2.25″ Ink: Sepia Archival Ink Pad (Ranger) Adirondack Espresso Dye Ink Pad (Ranger) Adirondack […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Chocolates Giftbox

The “Did You Make This?” Gift Box. By: Melanie Smith, Artistic Guide Finished size: 6″ x 6″ Sometimes at Christmas we like to give a little something special and indulgent that we have made ourselves.  My sister-in-law is renowned for her home made coconut ice.  I thought these little boxes would be perfect for giving […]