Technique Hop – “Back to the Basics!”

Welcome to the Technique Blog Hop!

This month we are focusing on going back to the basics.   There are so many basic stamp techniques that we often forget about such as rock & roll technique, random stamping, masking, and second generation just to name a few. This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork. If you are coming from DARLYS RECKER’S Blog, you are on the right track! If you get lost you can find a full list of participants HERE.

I thought I would showcase Random Stamping. This is a great way to make your own pattern papers. The trick is to think about stamping in a triangle when stamp the images.

I used the moon, stars and clouds from the  Fa-Boo-lous Halloween stamp set and thin cuts. I used the new Tri Blend Spectum Noir markers to color the witch and make her striped leggings.

I used some Black shimmer trim behind the Lagoon stamped sentiment. I also used the Black Shimmer Brush to fill in the larger star. I also used Diamond Stickles to fill in the moons.

On the inside of the card I used the masking technique. To do this technique you use a Post-it note or tape to cover a portion of the stamped image. Then ink the stamp, remove the tape or Post-it and stamp on paper.

Thanks for stopping by!  Please continue onto MAZ WOOD’S BLOG where you will find some additional artwork!  Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you thought and happy hopping!

Happy Crafting!

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Focus on Stamping Techniques

Welcome to the Focus on Stamping Techniques Blog Hop.

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Today you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  We are featuring artwork which showcases various stamping techniques.  What are stamping techniques ~ Random Stamping, Base & Shade, Second Generation, Gradient Effect, Masking, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Dragging the stamp and Kissing.

If you are just arriving her from MELINDA EVERITT’S Blog, or just starting at my blog then you are on the right track ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.   For this hop we have 22 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

I decided to use the Rock ‘n’ Roll technique. Stamping ~ Georgie ~ Baby Card ~ CatScrapbookingI took the alligator and inked it in Juniper, then I rolled it in Whisper.  I have to admit the rock ‘n’ roll  does not show up as well as I hoped in the photograph.  I also used this technique along the circle border.  I rolled the first 3-4 circles in Canary and then in Juniper.  Here is a closer photo which you can see the colors a little better.

Stamping Technique ~ Georgie ~ Baby card detail ~ CatScrapbooking.com

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Your next stop on the hop is  MICHELLE JONES’ Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Kissing Technique with Stamps

If you are like me you are always up for learning new techniques to use in your creative projects.  This video shows you how to create more interest with your stamps. I can’t wait to try this technique.

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