Tag Archives: concord & 9th

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 »

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 »

Distress Marker Techniques For Quick Watercolor Images

I pulled out my Distress Markers today because I felt like doing a watercolor technique but I am crunched for time.  Work is crazy busy and I’m just exhausted at the end of the day.  I cherish whatever time I can squeeze in to be creative and crafty! I pulled out Concord & 9th’s new… Read More »

Just How Do You Do That Drop Shadow Faux Dimension?

I’ve been practicing and mentioning my single layer card faux dimension technique called drop shadow.  Several people have asked me how to do it so I created a video and a pair of cards to show you how to do this technique and to compare what a difference it makes. I held up the two… Read More »

The Flower Challenge: Only One Layer *UPDATE*

I discovered a new challenge that I just had to participate in. The Flower Challenge.  Florals must be the main image on the card. This week’s challenge is to make a one layer card.  Here are the instructions from the website challenge blog: This month we are looking for ‘One Layer’ cards. So a card… Read More »

Technique Of The Week: Watercolor Lifting + Turnabout Stamps

I’ve had a technique and a stamp set that I’ve been meaning to get to for a couple of weeks.  I finally got to sit down and try it.  I even made a video…which is my longest video ever. I used a watercolor lifting technique with Concord & 9th’s Dotty Turnabout Stamp.  Actually, I end… Read More »