Learn this special technique to transfer ink from a stencil to create a negative image.
It might be hard to imagine that these two cards were made with the same stencil. The Get Well Card came first. A stencil was used to create a subtle tie-dye effect for the background and is the positive stencil image. With all the ink on the stencil, I didn’t want to just wash it away. I tried a transfer technique using a die-cutting machine and it worked really well making the background piece I used for the magical card. (the magical card tutorial will post on Jan 3, 2022)
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You can see the materials I used to create the background on the blue cardstock. The colors of Distress Oxide used were Faded Jeans, Broken China, and Chipped Sapphire. The stencil is from Fairy Stampers and is used with a light application of Pixie Spray to hold it in place.
I used the CrossOver II die cutting machine to impress the inked stencil onto my cardstock. This machine has an adjustable steel roller system so I could add the amount of pressure I needed to get a good transfer.
A close-up of the card’s corner shows how the ink transferred from the stencil. I love how I was able to get two different images from one stencil. The inks I used were three different colors of Distress Oxide that were randomly applied with a blending brush.
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Using Marabu Art Crayons
I had so much fun with this color embossing technique, using Marabu Art Crayons and embossing plates. I love how the color moves when water is added. The results are playful and colorful and can be used so many different ways. I think the results would be great for card backgrounds, die-cutting, mixed media, collage, scrapbooking, and more.
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What a fun Christmas card with removable ornament with the Maker’s Movement Joy Die Set.
This Christmas card with a removable snowflake ornament was so fun to make. Thanks to Maker’s Movement for providing the Joy Die. When I first saw the die, I knew I wanted to make an ornament out of the snowflake.
red construction paper
Joy Die Set
Make Art board
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With just a few simple materials you can make this beautiful hanging mobile. Today I am working with Maker’s Movement to bring you this tutorial. I just love how it turned out. I have it hanging in the doorway between my living room and dining room. My daughters noticed it and mentioned how pretty it is and the cats noticed it and are deciding whether or not they want to try and play with it!
Here it is hanging in my house.
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These beautiful napkin rings are made from a soda can. The can was cut with scissors and the leaf shapes were cut with a die and then colored. This is a great recycle or repurpose project. You can make as many as you need for your table setting and you can make them in different colors depending upon what season you are planning to use them.
These are the four dies that were used from Maker’s Movement.
Today I am sharing a video tutorial for making a pair of faux leather die-cut earrings. These earrings are beaded after die-cutting the faux leather. I like how the beads dangle down below the edge of the faux leather. You can start with the dies from the Maker’s Movement and then decorate them in so many different ways. I can’t wait to try another version of them soon.
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Materials pictured above are from the Makers Movement: Hole Punch Pliers, Gunmetal French Hook Set, Jump Ring Open Close Tool, Jump Ring Variety Set, Scallop Jewelry Die Set, and Faux Leather Media Pack.
I used the Crossover II machine to die-cut the faux leather that was used for these earrings. If you would like to see my unboxing of the Crossover II you can see that post here. [Crossover II] Check the video below for the complete tutorial on making these earrings.
Here are the finished earrings. Look at how the light reflects different colors on the faux leather.