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CAS Techniques

Clean and Simple Card Techniques .

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6 Leafing Techniques

Precious Metals, a Compendium of Leafing Techniques.

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Pocket Card

Create a card with a pocket inside for holding gift cards money or other truestures.

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Simple Book Binding

Two easy methods for making a quick booklet.

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Stamping on Fabric

Stamp and color stamped images on cotton fabric.

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Textured Paper with Embossing Folders

Using toilet paper, water and embossing folder, you can create your own hand made textured paper!

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Emboss Resist

Use clear embossing powder on white cardstock and bring the image to life by sponging dye ink over top.

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Magic Metal

Use embossing ink and metallic embossing powder to create the look of embossed metal.

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Bleach on Dark Cardstock

Use household bleach with dark cardstock to lighten an area so you can add vibrant colors to a dark background.

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Chalk Attraction

Use chalks over watermark ink to create fast and stunning effects. This technique also makes beautiful backgrounds.

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Out of the Box Die Cut Technique

Use a die to cut a shape, but leave parts of a stamped image outside the cut line.

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Distress Stain Color Block

What can you do with an embossing folder, sand paper and 2 or more colors of Distress Stain?

Letterpress Coasters

Stamped coasters make great hostess gifts. Here is an idea for adding some texture using embossing folders.

Beaded Candles with Stamped Images and Micro Marbles

Cover candles in tiny glass marbles for sparkle and shine

Copic and Marvy Le Plume Permanent Marker Basics

Information on recommended ink and paper types, blending techniques and numbering systems

Copic and Marvy Le Plume Permanent Shading Tutorial

Learn some tricks to shade hair, clothing and shoes and skin.

Creative Color with Copic Markers and Marvy Le Plume Permanent Markers

Adding warm and cool colors for depth and contrast.

Copic and Marvy Le Plume Permanent Winter Effects

Winter effects including snowy sky, snowy tress and glowing lights.

Glitter Glass Over Stamped Images on Candles

Cover stamped images with glitter glass on pillar candles. It's really easy!

Stamping with Vintage Glitter Glass

Cover a stamped image in multiple colors of glitter glass and learn to use red liner tape with glitter glass.

Making Your Own Metallic Spritz

Also a review of the different pre-made spritzers and various ways of mixing your own.

Angelina Fibers and Angelina Film

These techniques also work for Fantasy Film and Fantasy Fibers.

Faux Patina

Directions for creating a faux patina on metal, cardstock or chipboard using Adirondack Dabbers.

Easy Envelope Linings

Lining your envelope adds a nice touch to your greetings.

Alcohol Ink Backgrounds

Use alcohol inks with metallic mixatives and blending solution to create backgrounds that look even more impressive than polished stone backgrounds.

Using Perfect Pearls

Basic instructions plus 2 other cool techniques as well as good examples showing the difference between using clear and black Perfect Medium.

Using Clear Stamps

We provide information on using and caring for clear polymer stamps.

Dot Stippling

Create a nice luxurious background with a dot stippling template.

Kiss Stamping

Use two stamps together to create a much different stamp.

Rubber Stamping on Bottle Caps

Bottle caps are a popular embellishment in scrapbooking and can also be fun for stampers, too. Stamp the names of your kids, friend, occasion or select from patterned stamps made just for bottle caps.

Stitch Me Stamps - Quilt Cards

Directions for creating a faux patina on metal, cardstock or chipboard using Adirondack Dabbers.

Micro Marbles

Micro Marbles or Tiny Marbles can be used in rubber stamping artwork much the same way as glitter, but provide a unique and sophisticated look. We'll show you what you need to get started using this technique and what you can do with Micro Marbles. These are sometimes also called tiny marbles, no-hole marbles, and micro beads. These are often called tiny glass marbles or Micro Beads.

Make a Modern Background

With just a brayer and any ColorBox PetalPoint pigment ink pad make a fantastic looking background for rubber stamping. This is an easy technique and provides some very unique results.

Masking Techniques

Good masking techniques allow rubber stamps to be used together without running over one another. When creating collages using various stamps or several images of the same stamp, you may not care if the stamps overlap at times. There will surely be times that you don't want the stamps to overlap, but would like one to sit in the background of another. This like shows my favorite steps for overlapping images.

Rubber Stamp Mounting Techniques

Mount temporarily on Acrylic Mounts or permanently on wood.

Making Your Own Shadow Stamp

Use fun foam to create reusable custom sized and shaped shadow stamps for less than $0.05 each.

Backerboard Books

Bind your own inexpensive art books using backerboard and O-wires

Stamp Storage

See the results of our customer challenge to show us how they store their cling cushion stamps.

Rubber Stamping Basics

No stamping basics on this page. Available basic techniques listed to the right. Also please view our techniques section for project ideas and tutorials.
Rubber Stamping Basics