Beginner Guide: Embossing for 4th of July


Embossing Powder in a 4th of July theme

by Lee Ann McKinney

Welcome back everyone, Lee Ann here and I am so happy to be here with another project for Imagine Crafts. This fairly easy Fourth of July Card can be made using just a few items from Imagine Crafts and a Heat Tool.

Directions

mboss embossing powder

versacolor ink

Other

  • Cardstock – Black, White, Red, Blue
  • Stamps – Fireworks, Sentiment
  • Stamping tool or Acrylic Block
  • Coffee filters
  • brush

Beginner Guide: Memento Dye verses Memento Luxe Pigment Ink


Beginner Guide: Memento Dye verses Memento Luxe Pigment Ink

Lisa shares a quick comparison between Memento Dye Inks and Memento Luxe inks. Stamping, water coloring, and stenciling between dye inks and pigment inks can produce different results. Learn some beginner basics to understand which inks are best for your projects.

 

 

 

 

Other
  • Strathmore – 300 Series Bristol Board Pads | BLICK Art Materials
  • Arches Watercolor Paper Pad – 140 lbs, Cold Press, 9″x12″
  • Neenah Classic Crest – 80lb/216 GSM, Solar White, 97 Bright,
  • Neenah Classic Crest Cover Solar White – 110# 8-1/2×11 250/pkg

Make a Spring Terrarium Card with VersaColor

by Nicole Watt

Make a Spring Terrarium Card with VersaColor

Did you know that you can watercolor with VersaColor inks? Even if you only have a limited palette, you can mix colors to create a wide variety of hues! Nicole will show you how she watercolored a cute terrarium scene with only five VersaColor shades.

Skill: Advanced
Time: 20 minutes + dry time

Directions

Supplies

Imagine
Other
  • Waffle Flower – Tiny Terrarium Stamp Set
  • Neenah – Solar White 80lb Cardstock
  • Canson – Mix Media paper 98lb
  • Blending brush
  • Transon watercolor brush

Learn How to Make Happy Easter + Shaped Ink Blended Backgrounds

by Lisa Mensing

Learn How to Make Happy Easter + Shaped Ink Blended Backgrounds

In this video, I’m showing you step-by-step how to use Memento Inks to create egg-shaped backgrounds for your Easter cards.

Skill: Advanced
Time: varies on the number of cards

Directions

Supplies

Imagine 
Other
  • Simon Says Stamp – Churches Wafer Die, OH BUNNY Wafer Dies sssd111809 Best Days, Clear Stamps OH BUNNY sss101812 Best Days 
  • “Blending Buddy” White Bristle Blending Brush – Trinity Stamps
  • White Glitter Cardstock
  • Neenah Classic Crest Cover Solar White 110# 8-1/2×11 250/pkg

Quick and Easy Projects: Hand Painted Easter Cards using VersaMagic


With Easter coming up you can create quick and easy painted cards, tags and invitations using VersaMagic Dew Drop ink pads as a watercolor. Stamped images are turned into pastel works of art using this amazing ink pad in soft colors. Try your hand at turning these ink pads into paints in a few easy steps.

Skill: Beginner
Time: 20 minutes

Directions

Other

  • Stamps: Joy Clair, AlteNew, PSX
  • Cardstock: Antalis
  •  Rhinestones
  • Wax Crayon
  • Foam Tape

See How to Make a Set of Gorgeous Green St. Patrick’s Day Cards

by Lisa Mensing

In this video, I showcase the various greens available in the Memento dye inkpads for Shamrock stamps. In addition, I’m sharing a few tips on heat embossing images using Mboss in New Years Eve (beautiful sparkle black powder) plus a quick and simple heat embossed border on St. Patrick’s Day cards. Enjoy!

Skill: Intermediate to Advanced
Time: varies

Supplies

Imagine 
Other
  • Whimsy Stamps – Shamrock Swirl Clear Stamps  
  • Duck Brand Permanent Foam Mounting Tape, Double-Sided
  • Classic Crest Super Smooth Solar White 80# Cover 8.5″x11″
  • “Blending Buddy” White Bristle Blending Brush – Trinity Stamps