Use Shimmer Craft Spray To Create a Watercolor Effect

by Melissa Andrew

Use Shimmer Craft Spray To Create a Watercolor Effect

If you are looking for a fun new crafting technique then try using Shimmer Craft Spray instead of water to dilute your dye inks. This will create a watercolor background with a ton of beautiful shimmer! After dry, stamp on the background with your favorite VersaFine Clair ink for a finished look.

Supplies

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  • Whimsy Stamp Set – Love Has Four Paws
  • Paper Cutter
  • Cardstock – Kraft, White
  • Stamping Block
  • Heat Tool

See How to Stamp on Fabric with VersaFine Clair

by Melissa Andrew

See How to Stamp on Fabric with VersaFine Clair Nocturne, Charming Pink, Purple Delight Fabrico Markers - Burgundy, Cherry Pink, Lipstick Pink Tear It! Tape by Melissa Andrew

Adding a new element to a card creates lots of texture and interest. Today, let’s add fabric to a Valentine’s day card and stamp with Versafine Clair, the new ink from Tsukineko. It creates a gorgeous crisp images even on fabric. If you are the type of person who likes to color in their stamped images then you are going to love the techniques I share with the Fabrico markers.

 

 

Supplies

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  • Whimsy Stamp Set – Cupid in Training, Bold Statements stamps
  • Lawn Fawn – Bugs and Kisses Stamp set
  • Cardstock – pink shimmer, white
  • Canvas fabric
  • Circle die
  • Die cut machine
  • Sequins

Create a Watercolor Effect with Stamping

by Melissa Andrew

watch a video on how to Create a Watercolor Effect with Stamping by Melissa Andrew

Create a lovely scenic background using your Memento Markers and your favorite stamp. Memento markers allow you to have a gorgeous watercolored appearance and you can create a sky after with more markers without ruining your already stamped image. I love that I can create my sky after my foreground stamping.

Supplies

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  • Penny Black – Woodland Beauty
  • Simon Says Stamp – Hand Lettered Winter Wishes
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Cardstock – Kraft, Green
  • Water Spritzer
  • Heat tool
  • Acrylic block
  • Anti-static tool
  • Watercolor brush

Imagine Tips: How to Use All Your Crafting Ink

by Melissa Andrew

Instead of using bling, stickers or lots of extra products, simply use your favorite Tsukineko inks to create a beautiful scene with a fun stamp set. See how well pigment and dye inks work together in this quick stamping demonstration.

Supplies

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  • SugarPea Designs – Let’s Flamingle Stamp Set
  • Cardstock

Imagine Tips: See How to Fix Stamping Mistakes

by Melissa Andrew

Imagine Tips: See How to Fix Stamping Mistakes

Ever have mistakes in your stamping and you can’t figure out how to fix them?! Try Fantastix to ink over your stamping mistakes. Simply set the Fantastix on the inkpad you used to stamp, and lightly color in your mistakes.

 

Supplies

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Other
  • Whimsy Stamps – Penguin’s Winter Adventure stamp set, Whimsy Wonderland Word die Set
  • Doodlebug Designs Milk and Cookies paper
  • Cardstock – pink, white
  • Chipboard Snowflakes