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How I Mount Rubber Stamps Using EZ Mount | Tips And Tricks If You Don’t Have EZ Mount

G’day everyone, Today I’m going to mount the KatzelKraft Suricates Rubber Stamp onto the EZ Mount.  This stamp set comes in one piece of rubber and is very easy to mount on the EZ Mount. Tip – If you don’t have EZ Mount, never fear, I also experiment with Aleene’s Tacky Glue.  Apply it to the back of the rubber stamp, let it completely dry and it clings to either a stamping block or stamping platform. ☞ Watch my previous video  – How to get more out of your metal dies ♕ Play List – Hints, Tips and Ideas Supplies-…

Distress Oxide Spray On Different Card Stocks | Having A Play

G’day everyone. I’ve just recently purchased some Distress Oxide Spray’s and wanted to play with different papers.  Today I’m going to be using water coloured paper, normal card stock and photo glossy paper, just to see what the difference would be.  It was very interesting to see what the outcome would be. Don’t forget to look out for my cards that I make with these also in the near future. Supplies used: – Kodak Photo Paper Creativ Watercolour Card Stock (180gsm) Recollections White Card Stock (65lb/175gsm) Spiced Marmalade Abandon Coral Wilted Violet Mermaid Lagoon Peacock Feathers Water Spray…

Distress Oxide Spray On Different Card Stocks | Having A Play

G’day everyone. I’ve just recently purchased some Distress Oxide Spray’s and wanted to play with different papers.  Today I’m going to be using water coloured paper, normal card stock and photo glossy paper, just to see what the difference would be.  It was very interesting to see what the outcome would be. Don’t forget to look out for my cards that I make with these also in the near future. Supplies used: – Kodak Photo Paper Creativ Watercolour Card Stock (180gsm) Recollections White Card Stock (65lb/175gsm) Spiced Marmalade Abandon Coral Wilted Violet Mermaid Lagoon Peacock Feathers Water Spray…

Using Cosmic Shimmer to Paint with in Art and Crafting

G’day everyone,

I wanted to see if using Cosmic Shimmers Pixie Powder as a paint (by adding some water to the powder) to see if this would work, and guess what……it does.  I wanted to show you all what I created today, and I hope that this gives you some inspiration.  This works best on dark card stock; I used Black. ☺ When the Cosmic Shimmer is used and dried, it doesn’t wipe off.

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…