Posts Tagged ‘Cardmaking techniques’

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ABC Card Crop Begins at WESCRAP!!!!

September 15, 2009

Check out all the fun everyday for the next 26 days as we unveil a new challenge each day based on a letter of the alphabet!  Complete the challenges for a chance to win some great prizes courtesy of My Stamp Box and Scrapbook and Cards Today!  Just click on the ad below to go straight o our forums for the crop!

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I just got my set of stamps from our sponsor and all I can say is FABULOUS!!!!!  I love clear stamps and these have great designs and they are also a Canadian company!!!  Check out their products here:

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Hope to see you at weScrap for some great card inspiration!

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Card Making Madness

September 7, 2009

Are you a cardmaker looking for some new ideas?????  Trying to get ahead for the holiday card season?  Or just need some inspiration???

If this sounds like you, then please join us at Wescrap for a cardmaking extravaganza – a new card everyday – a new technique – something to get you cardmaking mojo going!!!  Join us each day beginning September 15th for lots of cardmaking fun!  Get your Christmas cards done WAY in advance!  And because this is sponsored by My Stamp Box – you can see all the latest and greatest from a Canadian stamp manufacturer – how fabulous is that???  There may even be a sketch or two!!!

See, I told you I was becoming a hardcore card chick!!!!!  I can’t wait – and I hope to see you there!  Check back tomorrow for a sneak peek of some of the themes and techniques the Wescrap Design team will be showcasing!!!

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Brayered Cards (yes, I said cards!)

September 2, 2009

! Gasp – it’s true – I have become a cardmaker!!!!  I cannot resist all the wonderful stamps out there just crying out to be used for cards, along with scrapbooking!!!  I have also found cards to be an excellent place to try out some techniques with all the supplies living in my scrap room that I never seem to use!!!

In these two, I have used Versamark ink to stamp the image on glossy paper, heated it with a heat gun to dry, and then brayered across the image using a Kaleidacolour rainbow ink pad.  I love the effect of the white image on a multicoloured background! 

The tree card also has brown swirls stamped using Stazon ink on the glossy paper.  For embellishing I just dug throug my old stuff to find some things to go with!  The result was two cards in about 30 min and I am very satisfied with the result!

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For more info on brayer techniques check out this video from YouTube!  (My daughter Hannah will be so proud!!)

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Give it a try and see what YOU come up with!!!

Happy Day everyone!