Tag Archive for ‘stamping tricks’

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 […]

Heat Embossing Hints

by: Shelly Newkirk Your goal when heat embossing is to melt the embossing powder to the paper.  This can be done without a heat gun if you are desperate, but I would not advise it on a regular basis.  When I have tried it over a toaster, candle or stove burner, I usually had one […]

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 […]

A little “Did you know…..?” list

During my evolution as a stamper, I discovered several tips and tricks that I employ to this very day.   A few of them I picked up from other stampers, or from online websites or stamp magazines, but a few I discovered on my own, through trial and error (LOTS of those !!! ) and  even some […]