Category Archives: Techniques

Sending Sunshine With A Distress Crayon Technique

Are we getting the next storm or aren’t we?  That’s the big question around my little town. Whatever happens, I know that I am in need of some sunshine! When there isn’t any outside, you have to create your own! I added sparkle and lots of bright color! The sun is colored with Copic Markers… Read More »

Create A Pearlized Finish On Your Cards

Create a pretty pearlized sheen on your cards using the Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Powder Blue and Mother of Pearl. I’m having a blast experimenting with this embellishment mousse just to see what I can do with it. Today’s card and technique was created using this week’s Paper Craft Crew card sketch.  This fabulous sketch… Read More »

3 Techniques To Add Splatter and Watercolor Effects

3 Techniques To Add Splatter and Watercolor Effects without using ink or watercolor paints. I’m still playing with my Nuvo Embellishment Mousse.  It is truly addictive.  Now I just want to see how much I can do with this medium. It’s a challenge and I’ve accepted it! For today, I had heard that you could… Read More »

Add Color To Dark Cardstock With Embellishment Mousse Techniques

How often do you use your dark colors of cardstock for something other than a script die cut, a background mat or a card base? We don’t use our dark colors of cardstock for a lot of techniques because it is often hard to add color to it. Enter Nuvo Embellishment Mousse! Embellishment Mousse comes… Read More »

Reverse Masking To Create A Single Layer Card

I decided to participate in this week’s Less Is More challenge.  It’s a clean and simple challenge and this week the theme said Recipe Dimension. I interpreted that to mean that I was to use a recipe card sized layout. I created a beautiful card that did just that.  But make sure you compare it… Read More »

Giving Your Envelopes Some Love

Sometimes it is a nice thing to give your envelopes some love and coordinate them with your card. I just finished taking a holiday envelope class at Altenew Academy and I really enjoyed it.  I thought the ideas were fun and there was at least one project that is a perfect holiday idea that I… Read More »