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Christmas Masking Card

Holiday Medley By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Snowman, Tree, Kids Sledding and Sentiment (all Inkadinkado) Paper: Solar White card stock (Neenah) All Spruced Up card stock (Gina K Designs) Silver Strip patterned paper from Dots and Stripes (Echo Park) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa and Cottage […]

Masking-Nancy’s View

Flower Basket By:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 5.5 by 6 inches Supplies: Stamps: All  (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: Cream card stock (Marco’s Paper) Ink: Memento Bamboo  Leaves and Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko) Markers: Memento Rich Cocoa, Cantaloupe, Bamboo Leaves, Desert Sand and Rhubarb Stalk (Tsukineko) Other: repositionable adhesive for mask (from stash) Directions: In order to […]

Masking-General Directions

stamp credits:  Posh Impressions and Prickly Pear The concept behind masking is really a very simple one, but the results can be amazing.  Masking is done by creating a mask from special masking material, such as Eclipse tape, or from a post it note to protect the area you don’t want to be inked or […]

Masking-Debbie’s View

Happy Birthday to You By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size 5 X 6.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Dog (Alias- Smith and Rowe) Happy Birthday  (Posh Impressions) Paper: White (Paper Temptress) Brown (stash) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Marvy Matchables Salvia Blue  (Marvy Uchida) Stamp It Rainbow ink in Seascape (Ranger) Distress Ink Scattered Straw (Ranger) Copic markers: […]

Masking-Cathy’s View

Dachshund Birthday By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Dogs, Zig Zag border and Phone Booth (Gina K Designs) Happy Birthday sentiment (Papertrey Ink) Paper: Solar white (Neenah) Kraft (Papertrey Ink) Ink: Honey Mustard and Red Hot (Gina K Designs) Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Distress Ink in Mustard Seed, Dried […]

Masking-Vickie’s View

  Vintage Vogue By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50 x 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Vintage Vogue Set (Stampin’ Up) Paper: Bashful Blue (Stampin’ Up) Dark Purple (My Stash) Teal Base Card (My Stash) Ink: Big and Juicy Rainbow stamp pad- Hydrangea (Ranger) Distress Ink- Milled Lavender (Ranger) Designer Ink–Wisteria (Printworks) Other: Removable […]

Christmas Card-Polished Stone

Merry Christmas Ornament Card by Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  6.5 by 5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Ornament background, topper, snowflakes and sentiment from Heirloom Ornament Set 2 (StampingScrapping) Paper: White card base (Michaels) Fresh Asparagus card stock (Gina K Designs) Solar White card stock (Neenah) Kromecote Glossy card stock (Marco’s Paper) Very Merry Christmas patterned […]

February 2013 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

BIRD CAGE By Ken Schneider, Map Master Finished card size: 5.50 x 8.00 inches Cat humor. Out of all my cat stamps, I couldn’t find one that would work in the cage. So I had to use a clip art cat. Supplies: Paper: Black glossy C.S. (card stock) Yellow C.S. Poured alcohol inked glossy C.S. […]

Polished Stone-Nancy’s View

Polished Copper By: Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide                                                 Finished card size: 4.25” X 5.5” Supplies: Stamps: Geometric stamp (unknown) Word stamp (Stampin’ Up) Paper: Cream Glossy card stock (Marco’s Paper) Rust & black (from stash) Ink: Graphite Black Brilliance Ink (Tsukineko) Adirondack Alcohol Inks in Rust, Raisin, Butterscotch and Copper Metallic (Ranger) Other: My version of a AI […]

Polished Stone-General Directions

Polished Stone Supplies: Paper: Glossy White Cardstock Ink: Alcohol Inks Metallic Alcohol Inks (Optional) Other: Ink Blending Tool with Felt pads (Ranger) Alcohol Ink Blending Solution (Ranger) (Optional) Directions: Select the colors of alcohol ink you wish to use. Place a few drops of each color on the blending felt. Add metallic alcohol ink if […]

Passionate Purple Resist- Marion Project July 2012

Passionate Purple Resist Finished card: 7″ x 5”   Supplies: Stamps:  Weeping Willow (Fred Mullet) Sentiment  (DeNami Designs) Inks:  Versamark (Tsukineko) Seedless Preserves  Distress ink pad  (Ranger) Sweet Plum and Lilac Posies Memento dye ink pads (Tsukineko)  Paper: White cardstock (unknown) Other: Sponge daubers Large (Tsukineko), or Blending Tool with Foam (Ranger) Heat tool Eclipse tape, Post […]

Paper Quilting 105: The Chevron

The first thing you are going to need is a chevron punch.  I have punches from three different companies.  Punch Bunch, Emaginations (no longer in business) and Family Treasures.  As you can see from photo 1, the chevron punches vary widely in size.  The punch you use will depend entirely on how much time you […]

An Ornament Exchange–tomorrow? HELP!

Altered Domino Ornaments Stephanie Loomis, Guest Guide   Fear not, SQ travelers, help is here! It happens to me every Christmas season: a gathering sneaks up on me and then I realize that an ornament exchange is part of the party and I am desperate. I could make a trip to the discount store or […]

Paper Quilting 104

This is probably the simplest form of paper quilting.   It is also a good way to use up left over pieces of paper.  (There really is a use for all those 1 inch pieces of paper that you have obsessively saved.) In photo 1, a 4.25 x 5.5  inch (also know as A2 size) piece of […]

Paper Quilting 101

Shelly, our Tips and Tricks expert is back in grand style sharing with us the technique of Paper Quilting.  This is a five-part series, so be sure to check back often to catch the next lesson! Many paper crafters have paper scraps that you just hate to throw out.  So here is a way to […]

Inside and Outside Part 2

You have seen what you can do to provide an easy writable surface on the inside of a dark card base.  Now we are going a step further to what can be done to make the interior of your card match the exterior. In card front 1a you see a very simple elegant design.  On […]

Burned Edges

by: Shelly Newkirk Burning the edges with ink is an easy way to get a very Vintage look.  I use two to four shades of brown ink with the final very outer edge of black ink.  The ink can be applied with a sponge or a square of Cut n Dry foam (Ranger).  With the Cut […]

Stylin’ with Stamps *RRR*

I like catalogs. I get ideas from all kinds of them: craft, home decor, and fashion. A few weeks ago, I was perusing a catalog from a clothing company and saw three really cute t-shirts. Simple, monochromatic designs that would be just right for looking cute even on an errands day. Then I saw the […]

Pennywise Arts 2011 Blog Hop: Dragonfly and Fish

You’ve arrived at the end of our microbeadie trail here at  Stamper’s Quest Magaine. This is our last featured project of this year’s Pennywise Arts Blog Hop.  If you have just arrived here and don’t know about the Hop, please visit the Pennywise Arts Blog to learn all about it.  If you haven’t seen our featured article […]

Pennywise Arts 2011Blog Hop: Happy Birthday

If you just arrived here at Stamper’s Quest, you don’t want to miss out on the beginning of this fantastic Blog Hop we are participating in with Pennywise Arts!  The beginning of the hop starts at the Pennywise Arts Blog. We have several projects featured here at Stamper’s Quest, so if you just joined, go back […]