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Online Shopping Haul – Wax Stamps

G’day everyone I’ve just recently purchased some wax seals and the wax. I want to be able to seal my envelopes down with the cards that I make. I purchased these on line at my favourite place. There’s a number of technique you can do to complete your card and envelope. These Stamps and wax are inexpensive and fun to complete your card projects. I purchased these from AliExpress and there is a huge range to choose from. Just type in Wax Seal Stamps” and the list will populate with a huge range. Supplies purchased from AliExpress: – Wax Stamps…

Rose Gold Ink and Embossing Powder Techniques

G’day everyone. Recently I made a card using We R Memory Keepers TypeCast paper, which had rose gold foiling on it.  I created some butterflies and wanted to use embossing powder on the edges, I didn’t have any rose gold embossing powder and used black embossing powder.  I purchased some rose gold embossing powder and pigment ink, and just wanted to have a play, using various techniques. below is some photo’s of the different techniques used, and you can also find my video on YouTube.  The different techniques used will give different tones. I hope that this gives you some…

How I make my own DIY Die Pockets

As I am a crafter, I decided to make my own Die Pockets. I purchase a lot of dies and the system I was using before this, was getting to messy for me. I felt unorganized and was getting frustrated as I had a lot of dies in the one envelope. I decide that something need to be changed, and thought about making my own die pockets. This is a cheap, economical way of storing the dies. I researched the cost of die pockets, and will shipping and posting it would cost anywhere from $15 for 50 die pockets. That’s…

Process on how I make paper flowers look more real.

Hi Everyone, Welcome to my channel, today I wanted to show you how I added these flowers to add some dimension to this card that I had made. I used a water pen to apply the Distress Inks to the petals. I used a lot of clear embossing powder to bring the distress ink colours out, and it made such a difference. I’m please how this turned out and the video doesn’t give it justice. I’ll be doing this process more often. Hope you enjoy this video, please give me the thumbs up and don’t forget to subscribe to my…

Get More From Your Dies – Art Journal / Mixed Media

Hi everyone, I’m here today to show you how I get more out of my metal dies. I just don’t use them just for die cutting card stock, but I look to see if I can cut them out of plastic, making my own stencils. The metal dies that I’m using today is from AliExpress, and these are perfect as they are economically cheaper than buying the actual stencil. So really I’m getting a two for one sort of deal. Supplies used:- Assorted AliExpress dies Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting Machine Sizzix Precision Plate Form Sizzix Magnetic Plate We R…

Creating Handmade Shapes

Hi everyone, This is my process for making handmade shapes for stamping paint in Art Journaling. I have created this video, as I couldn’t find shapes around the house to stamp with. I can find heaps of round shapes, but nothing else. I decided to make my own, with supplies that I already have. I use regular cardboard, but you could also use chipboard or regular card stock, anything really would work for this. Supplies used • Trimmer • Cardboard • Ruler • Sticky Tape Size I used was 2cm x 1.5cm. You could adapt the size that you want…

1-2-3 Punch Boart Tutorial

Hi everyone, I’m doing a quick tutorial on the “We r Memory Keepers 1-2-3 Punch Board”. I make a lot of handmade cards, and making an envelope finishes this off. You can do a lot with handmade envelopes also, by stamping, creating unique and dazzling covers for your cards. Since having this punchboard, I have not purchased an envelope. There is also an app that you can download to assist with different sizes of envelopes – http://www.wermemorykeepers.com/envelope/envelopegenerator.html I am not affiliated or paid by We R Memory Keepers to do this tutorial. Other ways you can connect with me are…

Take 6 Bucket Prompts

Hi Everyone, I just love creating Art Journal pages, but sometimes I feel challenge with a blank page.  I have a bucket of prompts where I take one of each colour stick to reveal my prompt.  This helps me when I Art Journal, as most times I feel that my imagination doesn’t kick in. (LOL) If you haven’t done so already, check out my YouTube on my Take 6 Prompt Bucket.  I was inspired by my friend Kyra Pace from Simply Creative Kyra, who has a take 5 bucket.  I made mine a take 6, as when I purchased my…