Versatility of StazOn Studio Glaze

There are so many different applications of StazOn Studio Glaze, it’s almost as if the possibilities are endless! Of course it can be used on paper, but why stop there? Get a little courageous and use this fabulous, dimensional product on other surfaces like plastic, metal, glass and more. To help give you more ideas, our Artists In Residence are presenting short video tutorials to get those creative juices flowing!

Coloring Gemstones with Studio Glaze

Savannah O’Gwynn shows how you can color virtually any clear glass or plastic beads using StazOn Studio Glaze.

 

Celebrate Life Everyday

Tina McDonald uses StazOn Studio Glaze as a background with Memento Luxe and irRESISTible Texture Sprays to create this easy to create scrapbooking layout.

 

Camouflage Decorative Tiles 

Making her video tutorial debut as an Artist In Residence, Carisa Zglobicki shares with you how to create this fun, military inspired coaster from a ceramic tile colored with StazOn Studio Glaze.

 

 

Like to see more creative ideas for your next project? Be sure to visit IMAGINE Crafts’ extensive online collection of project tutorials and resources including product information and surface compatibility

Creative Medium Techniques

Artist In Residence Savannah O’Gwynn always inspires us with such versatility in using IMAGINE Crafts products. And in this technique video, Savannah has done it again – this time using our new Creative Medium in both Metallic and Iridescent finishes to highlight feathers for embellishments on cards and gifts. Be sure to watch the entire video because Savannah also shows how to use other IMAGINE Crafts’ supplies to quickly color the feathers. What a great idea that can be incorporated into other projects!

Simple Santa Cards

Savannah O’Gwynn shares with you how to create these fun Santa cards using VersaFine ink along with irRESISTible Pico Embellishers and Tsukineko markers.

Getting Creative with RubberMoon Stamps

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IMAGINE Crafts and RubberMoon Art Stamps are excited to share with you the amazing projects that our design teams have created to kick off the Holiday Season! Over the next few days, we’ll be sharing with you inspiration and techniques using IMAGINE Crafts’ line of ink products featuring rubber stamps from RubberMoon.

Be sure to visit the IMAGINE Crafts and RubberMoon blogs daily for more projects and ideas!

 

Antiqued Clock

Baerbel Born transforms a blank clock kit from RubberMoon Stamps into an antiqued masterpiece! For an added bonus, watch Baerbel create a simple, custom gift bag for the clock that can be easily adapted to any gift.

 

Easy Gift Boxes and Note Cards

Leave it to Savannah O’Gwynn to show us just how easy it is to create gift boxes and note cards that are perfect for any occasion.

Inspiration with Lawn Fawn Day 3

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This week IMAGINE Crafts is proud to feature the fun and amazing stamps from Lawn Fawn!  Our Artists In Residence are here all week to inspire you with their amazing projects using IMAGINE Crafts’ products along with rubber stamps from Lawn Fawn. Be sure to visit both company’s blogs daily for ideas, tips and techniques from our design teams.

 

 

Video Tutorial: Embossed Highlights


Savannah adds a little bit of VersaMark ink, a touch of embossing powder and some heat setting to take simple greetings to the next level.

 

 

Joyful Wishes

by Isha

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Supplies:

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Memento: Espresso Truffle, Lady Bug, Tangelo, Potters Clay, Bahama Blue, Teal Zeal; Memento Markers: Rich Cocoa, Cottage Ivy, Bamboo Leaves, Lady Bug, Rhubarb Stock; Versafine Onyx Black, irRESISTible Texture Spray Wedding Dress, irRESISTible Pico Embellisher Wedding Dress, Embossing Powder: Iridescent, Clear; Shimmer Spritz Frost, Vertigo Taffeta, Craft Mat, Sponge Dauber
  • Lawn Fawn: ‘Joy To The Woods’ stamps and dies
  • Canson watercolor paper
  • Miscellaneous: liquid glue, dimensional adhesive

Directions:

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1. Stamp the image using second generation stamping technique using Memento Espresso Truffle ink.  Press the inkpad to the acrylic block and use this as your watercolor to color in the image.

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2. Stamp the fox and the bird and color in the same way as Step 1.

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3. Outline the images with a darker color for added dimension using the marker.

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4. Mask and sponge the blue inks, then unscrew the lid from the Shimmer Spritz Frost bottle and flick the color onto the background.

5. Sponge some ink onto the Vertigo, this will be our water for the scene.

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6. Apply Shimmer Spritz Frost using a Sponge Dauber to the foreground for the effect of ice.

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7. Adhere the background trees and fox using liquid glue.

8. With dimensional adhesive, add the foreground trees and the bird.

9. Stamp sentiment with VersaFine Onyx Black and heat emboss using Iridescent Embossing Powder.

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10. Stamp holly using Memento Desert Sand  and color with Memento Markers in Cottage Ivy, Bamboo Leaves, Lady Bug and Rhubarb Stalk.

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11. Assemble remaining pieces of the card as shown.

12. Unscrew the nozzle from the irRESISTible Texture Spray Wedding Dress bottle and sprinkle the liquid onto the card.

13. Apply irRESISTible Clear Pico Embellisher onto the berries and some irRESISTible Wedding Dress Pico Embellisher for the snow on the branches and the ground.

14. Adhere the completed panel to the cardbase using dimensional adhesive.

 

More Joyful Wishes

by Nancy

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I love these whimsical stamps by Lawn Fawn, they inspired me to create a fun bright 3-D scene, so I decided to create this faux shadow card – so fun !

Supplies:

  • Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko: Memento: Tuxedo Black, Rhubarb Stalk, Toffee Crush, Tangelo, Pear Tart; Brilliance: Rocket Red, Cosmic Copper; Versa Magic Aquatic Splash, Ink Potion No.9, irRESISTible Pico Embellisher Wedding Dress, Memento Marker Dandelion, Vertigo Taffeta, Sponge Daubers, Craft Mat
  • Lawn Fawn: LF706 Joy to the Woods
  • Sizzix: frame cut die
  • Canvas Corp: polka dot paper
  • Miscellaneous: Snow Drift die, adhesive, dimensional adhesive, white cardstock, small paint brush

Directions:

1. Cut out pattern paper with the frame die cut.

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2. Stamp these cute little critters on to white card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black.

3. To color, dab a little Memento Rhubarb Stalk, Toffee Crunch, Tangelo, Pear Tart, Rocket Red, Cosmic Copper onto the Craft Mat (using the Craft Mat as your palette). Mist the ink with Ink Potion No. 9 and then use a small paint brush to color the images.

4. Add a touch of irRESISTible Pico Embellisher Wedding Dress to the trees and the fox’s tail for dimension.

5. Cut out your pieces when dry.

6. Cut a piece of white card stock the same size as your frame for the background and color with VersaMagic Aquatic Splash applied with a Sponge Dauber.

7. Line up the white background under the frame and stamp the sentiment and stars.

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8. Color the stars with Memento Dandelion Marker.

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9. Die cut Vertigo with snow drift die and attach to the bottom of frame on the inside.

10. Place dimensional tape around the frame to create the faux shadow box.

11. Attach frame to the background.

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12. Adhere the stamped images onto frame as shown.

Inky Leaves

Artist In Residence Savannah O’Gwynn brings nature indoors to show you how to create these fun autumn themed place holders for your next get together – and the perfect idea for Thanksgiving dinner!