Posts Tagged ‘Technique of the Week’

Technique of the Week: Princess Party Folder

Now, flip it over so it stands up like a tent.

Now, we’re going to add the goodies to the inside of the folder.

Technique of the Week: Reverse Masking

The first thing you’ll want to do is choose a shape for your mask. You can use a punch of any size or a square, circle, rectangle – whatever you like. Here, I’m using my Coluzzle to cut an oval big enough for this rose image from Inkadinkadoo.

Once you’ve cut your shape, you [...]

Technique of the Week: Masking

You’ll need a stamp or stamps, one (or more) ink pads, good card stock, and scratch paper (I like to use sticky notes).

Ink up your stamp and stamp it on the good card stock.  Stamp it again on the scratch paper.  This is your mask, so it doesn’t need to be a nice clear image.

Cut [...]

Technique of the Week: Paper Piecing

This week’s technique is Paper Piecing and I chose the set “And Many Mower” from the current Occasions Mini Catalog.  The colors I used are Brocade Blue, Mellow Moss, Close to Cocoa, So Saffron & Whisper White.
The first thing you’ll need is to gather your paper/card stock.  I used scraps for pieces I knew would [...]

Technique of the Week: Rock & Roll

For this technique, you’ll need a solid or mostly solid image stamp.  I used the background single flower from Heartfelt Thanks.  You’ll also need two different colors of ink.  I used Cameo Coral and Ruby Red.

The first thing to do is stamp the image in the light color of ink first.  Make sure to ink [...]

Technique of the Week: Spotlighting

One of several new blog features I’m starting is called the Technique of the Week.  Hopefully every Monday I’ll have a different technique to share with you.  I will make a mini-tutorial with step-by-step instructions that will help you see how to repeat this technique on your own.
This week’s technique is Spotlighting.  Here is a [...]