How To Create Holiday Card Backgrounds with Tsukineko Inks

by Lisa Mensing

In this video, Lisa shares experimenting with pigment inks, dye inks, and watermark inks to create unique looks over heat embossed backgrounds. She shares tips and tricks throughout the video and shares her thoughts on the process as she works on each background. 

Skill: Intermediate
Time: 15 minutes

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Let’s Make A Winter Wonderland Thank You Card

by LeeAnn McKinney

Hey there friends and fellow crafters. I’m here today making a fun quick paper crafting project — Thank You card with a Winter Theme! In this project, I create this card with a stencil, shimmery ink sprays, stamping, and heat embossing. Change the theme to make a thank you card for any holiday year-round.

Sending a handmade card is a thoughtful practice. Give someone a Thank You when they have invited you to a special party, gathering or gave a special gift.

Skill: Intermediate
Time: 15 minutes

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  • Echo Park Snowflake Stencil
  • Vellum
  • LetterIt Stamp Set
  • Recollections 110lb card stock

Quick & Stunning Holiday Cards in a Flash Made with Delicata Metallic Ink

by Nicole Watt

Running out of time for your holiday cards? Make a stack super fast with 3 colors of Delicata Inks and a holiday-themed embossing folder! This poinsettia imprint has a beautiful look for Christmas crafting. You’ll get caught up in no time with Nicole’s help!

Skill: Intermediate
Time: Crafternoon

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Call for 2021 Guest Artist Team

It’s that time of year when we do a Call for Design Team Members. This year we are doing a slightly different approach. We are only doing an open call for a Guest Design Team. What does that mean? Let us explain.

A Guest Designer will have

  • A limited selection of FREE products. Estimated 2-4 products a month.
  • Be on a special email list for Call for Art
  • Can produce Instagram-only photos, full blog tutorials, or YouTube videos
  • Be a candidate for Blog Hops throughout the year. Free products from stamp companies.

The guest designers in 2021 will be expected to meet our design requirements via our style guides.

To apply send your

  • Name
  • Instagram profile
  • Website or blog link
  • A completed project using Tsukineko or Imagine products.
  • A short explanation of how you created this work.

Email to marketing@imaginecrafts.com

Submission Deadline is Friday, December 4th, 2020

All Imagine Artist and Design Alumni will be considered.

How to Make A Holiday Wooden Tag Ornament with VersaColor Ink Pad

by LeeAnn McKinney

Hey there friends and fellow crafters. I’m here today with a fun quick project of taking a wooden tag, adding holiday stamps, and heat embossing to create not only a gift tag but a Christmas ornament as well. Using pigment ink in VersaColor and VersaFine allows you to create the extra gloss and shine that is perfect for making this crafting project extra special.

Skill: Beginner
Time: 10 minutes each

Directions

mboss embossing powder

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RaisinBoat Stamps Holiday Hang-Ups 

Mixed Media Fall Leaf Tag Décor ft. VersaFine Clair and All Purpose Ink

by Nicole Watt 

“Always take the scenic route,” perhaps a drive through all the fall leaves will brighten your day and provide some much needed crafting inspiration! In this crafting tutorial, Nicole creates gorgeous color and texture to celebrate Fall in a home décor thick-board tag. Use VersaFine Clair, All-Purpose ink, and Creative Medium for stenciling, and embossing to make a rich look and feel! Nicole breaks down every step so you can recreate the techniques yourself!

Skill: Advanced
Time: 1 hour

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