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How To: Use the rubber stamp technique wet paper watercoloring

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the rubber stamp technique wet paper watercoloring. This is easy and fast and it will create a water colored background on your cards! First, dip your stamps into the watercolor and then stamp them onto your paper. Either wait for these to dry or dry them with a blow dryer. Once it's dry, go over the image again with the stamps and the watercolor. From here, it will appear more bold and decorative. Then, let this dry and start to decorate with ribbon, gli...

How To: Add texture to stamped images using rubbing alcohol

In this tutorial, we learn how to add texture to stamped images using rubbing alcohol. First, stamp on your image with a regular stamp to a piece of paper. After you do this, you will take a cotton ball and dip it into ink, then dab this on the images. From here, you will dip that into rubbing alcohol and then dab on top of the images as well. Allow this to dry and if you don't have time, blow dry it evenly. Then, use embossed ink to raise the images up from the page. When finished, you will ...

How To: Stencil your own t-shirt

In this tutorial we learn how to stencil your own t-shirt. Start off by grabbing your plain shirt and placing paper inside of it so it doesn't bleed to the back. After this, paint your background on the shirt in your desired color. From here, place what stencil you want on the top of the shirt and then paint inside of it. When you are finished painting it, carefully remove the stencil from the shirt. After this, you will need to let the shirt dry completely so it doesn't bleed at all. You can...

How To: Do the glitter windows technique when card making

In this tutorial, we learn how to do the glitter windows technique when card making. First, you will need to pick an area in the card where you want the window to be at. Then, grab a piece of card stock and stamp the areas out where you want the empty space for the window to be. Next, set this aside and grab another piece of paper in a different color. Apply glitter to this, then let it dry before attaching the cut out piece onto this. Now you can use this for the rest of your card and have a...

How To: Make Ebenezer Scrooge using Stampin' Up punches

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Ebenezer Scrooge using Stampin' Up punches. First, you will need to grab the guide that tells you which punches to punch out to make the character. Once you have all the colors and shapes punched out, then you will be able to put them together. The hat should be tall with a holly leaf and berries on it. Around his face should be a beard and a scarf around the neck. He should be wearing long sleeves with two buttons down the middle. Use a black gel pen to...

How To: Make a flamingo using Stampin' Up punches

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a flamingo using Stampin' Up punches. First, you will need to punch out two five petal punches (black and pink), pink scalloped punch, large oval pink punch, 1/2" circle punch, and 2 long window punches in pink. Also, four green star punches. First, put the long lines together to make the legs, then attach to the oval shape and another long one to make the neck. After this, make the beak, head, and wings of the flamingo as well. To finish this, draw on e...

How To: Make a monkey with Stampin' Up punches

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a monkey with Stampin' Up punches. First, you will need to punch out all the appropriate punches that you need to make this. Once you have them, start to assemble by starting with the head. Place the eyes and the mouth on the appropriate spots, then use a black pen to add in further details on the face. As you continue, make sure to glue the different pieces together until you reach the bottom. Once you are done, add any additional details with the black...

How To: Make a Tractor using Stampin' Up punches

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Tractor using Stampin' Up punches. First, you will need to punch out a black scallop circle, another black circle, two yellow circles, a yellow square, and four green square shapes. After you have these cut out, you will glue the black scallop circle to the yellow circle so it's underneath. Then, take the green piece and glue it with the other yellows to create the shape of the tractor. Glue the circles at the bottom to make the wheels, then save this ...

How To: Make a clown punch using Stampin' Up! products

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a clown punch using Stampin' Up! products. You will need: a red scallop circle, green key punch, orange scallop circle, heart shape, circle, oval, red circle, flower, black eyes, and a yellow small circle. After you have these punched out, make the hat out of the green large and oval shapes, then apply the flower to the top of the hat. Next, glue the circle behind this, then cut up the orange and red scalloped circles to create hair on the sides. Next, a...

How To: Make Life Savers treats

In this video, we learn how to make Life Savers treats. First, use the curly label punch and punch it out of a white paper. Next, fold this in half and then use your stamp-a-ma-Jig on card stock with a love and flower stamp. Use a black and pink marker to fill in the colors of the stamp. Next, stamp this on the piece that was folded in half, then punch out a heart and use sticky strip to adhere the individual life saver to the middle of the sentiment. Once finished, apply the heart and you ar...

How To: Make an owl with Stampin' Up punches

In this video, we learn how to make an owl with Stampin' Up punches. First, cut out two dark brown scallop circles, then two light brown scallop circles. After this, cut out two orange flowers, two black small circles, three white circles, and an orange heart. To put these together, cut one of the dark brown punches in half so you have two pieces. Then, cut off half the flower on both of the flower shapes. Next, put all the pieces together, using the dark brown for the face along with white a...

How To: Make a cat punch using Stampin' Up! products

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cat punch using Stampin' Up! products. First, you will need to use the: circle scalp punch, circle punch, oval punch (black and white), and five petal punch (black and white). You will also need two small circles each of black and pink for the eye and cheek area. Once you have all of these punched out, you will be able to assemble the head. Use the circle as the head and apply the white and black circles in the middle for the eyes. Use the flower punch...

How To: Make a Halloween themed waterfall card

A waterfall card is a cute and clever interactive card you can give your friends. Pull the tab at the bottom, and watch a series of small cards cascade down the card. Starting with a series of card stock and your own stamp collection, this explains how to make a lovely waterfall card using Halloween stamps.

How To: Use the rolling marble technique in scrapbooking

This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to use the rolling marble technique in scrapbooking. Take a piece of 2" x 5 1/2" whisper white. Then take the stamp set container with three marbles in it and add 4 -5 drops of color from a bashful blue refill inside the container. Then shake the container till the marbles get coated with the ink. Put some dotto on the back side of the whisper white and stick it to the inside top of the container. Flip it over and r...

How To: Make crayon resist watercolor background sheets

In this video, we learn how to make crayon resist watercolor background sheets. First, draw a pattern onto a piece of paper with crayons. You can make any kind of pattern that you want. After this, add some water color paint to the picture and use a credit card to push the paint around the picture. You will see that the crayon resists the paint and the paint sticks to the paper instead! Let this dry, then you will see that the crayon is still resisting the watercolor ink. After this, enjoy yo...

How To: Make a gift Christmas jar with Stampin' Up!

In this video, we learn how to make a gift Christmas jar with Stampin' Up! First, take any type of jar you want to collect money in. After this, rinse out the inside and remove the labels off of the bottle and measure them. Now, take a piece of card stock and cut it out to make the length of the label from the bottle. Now, decorate the bottle with different Christmas decorations and then tape it onto the jar or bottle. Next, add on different types of felt cut outs to the jar as well. To finis...

How To: Make a striped Smarties candy holder

Smarties are the all-inclusive candy. With every color of the rainbow, it allows kids and sugar-addicted adult folks alike the powerful option of choosing between eating the Red or Green flavor, or Blue for those days when we're feeling down (that's why we're eating the candy in the first place, right?).

How To: Engrave Pretty Designs onto Garden and Beach Stones

You can engrave just about any surface available, as long as you can press your engraving pen over it. Watch this tutorial to learn how to engrave stones from your garden or the beach with gorgeous floral designs or names. If you have a party coming up, you can create stunning party favors or stylish decorations by engraving pretty designs onto common garden or beach stones!

How To: Make a pig out of punches

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a pig out of punches. First, you will need to have white paper, pink paper, and black paper. You will also need punches that are in star shapes, different circle sizes, oblong shapes, and a flower shape. TO put this together, first glue a small heart shape to the bottom of the oblong shape and set to dry. Next, take a large pink circle and place two white dots and black dots on top to make the face. Next, draw two black circles onto a smaller pink circle...

How To: Make a mini Big Shot Box with Stampin' Up!

This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to make a mini Big Shot Box with Stampin' Up! For this you got to use the Bigz Die Box #2. Cut a Whisper white card stock at 6" x 11", place it on the die box and run it through the machine to get the box template. Cut off one edge of the template along the score line with scissors. This will be the top part of the open box. Now fold the bottom part of the box along the score line. Take a strip of cottage wall desig...