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Masked Thank You Card

Finished card size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Continuing with one of our monthly techniques of a few months ago, the masking technique, I thought I would show you something a little different.  This method can create fun and stunning backgrounds on your cards.  Come join me in the studio as we can get started! Supplies: Stamps: […]

Multi-Color Embossing-Rena’s View

Dream By: Rena Sawatski, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size 6.25″ X 5” Supplies Stamps: Background (Hero Arts) Magenta Style (Large Poppy) Sentiment (Hampton Art) Paper: White (Canadian Scrapbooker Superstock) Green (Unknown) Cream (Stampin’ UP!) Inks: Pink Pigment (Clearsnap) Lettuce pigment (Clearsnap) Cape Cod pigment (Clearsnap) Magenta pigment (Clearsnap) Fresh Green pigment (Clearsnap) Clear embossing (Clearsnap) White Pigment […]

Triple Easel Table Display

Finished Size: 4-1/4″ x 11″ x 4-1/4″ Meet one of my beautiful granddaughters, Chistine, better known as Chrissy.  Chrissy is my model for today’s Outfitter Project.  I adore this photo I took of her last fall when we were all together for a picnic. Isn’t she beautiful? (Yes, that’s just me being biased! She IS my […]

A Polished Stone Christmas Card

Finished Card Size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Santa (Inkadinkado) Joy and Merry Christmas words (Hot Off the Press) Snowflakes (Hot Off the Press and The Angel Company) Papers: Cream cardstock (Staples) Dark Blue cardstock (Bazzill) Designer paper from stash (Unknown) Polished Stone panel Inks: Mustard Seed and Sapphire Distress ink pads (Ranger) Black Versafine ink pad […]

Polished Stone: Vickie’s View

Polished Stone Blossom By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.5 x 4.25″ SUPPLIES Stamps: Heartfelt Creations HC-224-B Stampin’ Up–Silhouette Sentiments Paper: All Paper used is from Paper Temptress Violet Mica Metallic Azalea Mica Metallic Ice Pearl–I used this as my glossy cardstock Ink: Pink Passion (Stampin’ Up!) Eggplant Adirondack Alcohol Ink (Ranger) Wild […]

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 […]

Black and White tutorial

Finished card size:   5 x 6.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Blooming Wonderful (Crafter’s Companion) Papers: Black from my stash White from my stash Purple (Paper Temptress) Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad (Tsukineko)     Copic Markers: (.too, Inc.) C00, C1, C2 Skin     C3 Blush     C5, C3, C7  Hair     W0, W1, W3, W5 clothes     V000, V01, […]

Sepia tutorial

 Finished card size: 5.75 X 5.75″ Supplies: Stamps: Blooming Wonderful SWAK (Crafter’s Companion) Papers: White from my Stash Brown  from my Stash Cream from my Stash Rustic Stack  (Die Cut With a View) Inks: Rich Coco Memento ink pad (Tsukineko) Rusty Hinge Distress ink pad (Ranger)    Copic Pens: (.too Corp) E33, E35, E37, YR24  Hair […]

I Have you In my Heart

 Finished card size 5 x 6.5″ Supplies: Stamps: “Your are in my heart” (McMahon Five Designs) “What Cancer cannot do” (DRS Stamps) Papers: White from my stash Maroon from my stash Inks: Black Memento ink pad (Tsukineko) Faded Jeans Distress Ink (Ranger) Victorian Velvet Distress Ink (Ranger) Peeled Paint Distress Ink (Ranger)     Copic Markers (.t00 Corp) B14, B16 […]

Changes in Card Making

Changes in Card Making – A Perspective by Marion Davis OK. You are about to know how old I am. My first foray into the stamping world was because I wanted to make the place cards for the tables at my son’s Bar Mitzvah. He is now 37. Over the years we have seen many […]

Ringing in 2013

A lot of things are changing here at Stamper’s Quest for 2013. 2012 was not a particularly good year for us here on the trail. Our editor became gravely ill and production of the magazine was affected for most of the year.  Sadly Linda made the decision to step down the beginning of December as […]

December 2012 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

STITCHIN’ Finished card size: 5″ x 7″ A sewing card, using the sketch from Regena. I know, I know, I’m not a dress designer, but you get the idea!  Supplies: Stamps: Flourish (Stampabilities) Papers: (C.S.) Black card stock  White C.S. Silver C.S. Gold C.S. Green C.S. Inks: Black Stazon ink pad (Tsukineko) Silver Color-it ink […]

Holiday Quickies: New Year Button

Happy New Year Supplies: Stamps: Drink-(Firecracker Designs by Pamela) Candy Cane (Impression Obsession) Swirl (Basic Grey) Paper: Solar White (Neenah) Eclipse Black (The Paper Temptress) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Ladybug (Tsukineko) Colorbox (Moss Green) Dies: Playful Alphabet (Spellbinders) Other: Button Grand Calibur (Spellbinders) Gesso (Liquitex) Zig Glue Pen (EK Success) Multi Medium Gloss (Claudine […]

Holiday Quickies: Christmas Package Card

Christmas Package Card Finished size: 4.5 x 6.25” Supplies: Stamps: Package stamp (Anita’s) Clear Merry Christmas (Inkadinkado) Paper: 8 ½ x 11” Kromekote Glossy White Cardstock (Marco’s Papers) 4.5 x 6.25” Red card base Inks: Versamark Watermark ink (Tsukineko) (or your choice of embossing ink) Pine Ancient Page Permanent dye ink (Clearsnap) Pinata Chili Pepper […]

Holiday Quickies: Ornament Card

Embossed Ornament Finished card: 4.25” x 5.5”   Supplies: Stamps: Merry Christmas (unknown – very old clear stamp) Inks: Versamark (Tsukineko) Papers: Sticky backed glitter paper – artist’s stash White  Classic Crest Solar White (Neenah) Other: Gold detail embossing powder (Ranger) Gold border sticker (Starform) Embossing folder of your choice – I used several in […]

Holiday Quickies: Merry Christmas Card

 Finished size: 6 x6  inches Supplies: Stamps: Christmas cling set  (Recollections) Papers: Gold metallic  from my stash red paper from my stash 6×6″ Bright Christmas Pad (Recollections) Inks: Versamark (Tsuineko) Other: Dies: Merry Christmas (Cheery Lynn Designs)       Swedish Spring Oval Frame (Cheery Lynn Designs) Grand Calibur (Spellbinder) Ultra fine mirror gold embossing powder (Stamp […]

Holiday Quickie: Leaping Deer

Finished card 5.5” x 4.25”   Supplies: Stamps: Big Merry Christmas (Memory Box) Inks: Versamark (Tsukineko) Papers: Ocean Blue medium and dark (Colormates by Worldwin) White Neena Classic Crest Solar White Deer cut from Ice Gold (Curious Iridescent available at The Paper Cut) Other: Silver pearl embossing powder (EP) (Ranger) Leaping Deer Die (Memory Box) Heat […]

Holiday Quickie: Poinsettia Card

Finished size 5 x 6.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Bright with Promise  (Stampabilities) Paper: White from my stash red from my stash Ink: Aged Mahogany Distress Ink (Ranger) Other: Layered Poinsettia (Spellbinders) French Pastry Doily  (Cheery Lynn) Petite Ovals, Large (Spellbinders) Holiday Magic M-Bossablilities (Spellbinders) Pearls (Recollections) Glue dots double stick tape Grand Calibur (Spellbinders) Christmas Ribbon Directions: […]

Holiday Quickies: When You Stop Believing…

Finished size: 4.25 x 5.5” Supplies: Stamps: Stop Believing Text (Ditto by Hampton Arts) Santa (Inkadinkado) Clear Snowflake (Inkadinkado) Paper: 8 ½ x 11” White Cardstock Inks Coal Black, Cardinal and Pine Ancient Page Permanent dye ink (Clearsnap) Red, pale pink and green Tombow markers (or your choice of markers) Other: Detailed Black Embossing Powder […]

Holiday Quickies: Christmas Cards

Quickie Christmas Cards Finished Card Size: 5.5” x 4.25”   Supplies: Stamps: Nutcracker & Wishing [Recollections] Candy & Snowman [Inkadinkado] Believe [Clear Art Stamps] Papers: With Trees and Snow Mambi sheet [Me & My Big Ideas] The Christmas Combo [DVWV] Stash [Unknown] Inks: Versafine Crimson Red [Tsukneko] Versafine Olympia Green [Tsukneko] Versafine Vintage Sepia [Tsukneko] […]