What is a dye ink pad?

What is a Dye Ink Pad?


Here's the question you've wondered, but didn't want to ask:  "What is a Dye Ink Pad?".  Today's video is going to answer that question for you...but first, We just released our newest class: "Technique Toolbox: creative uses for dye ink pads" yesterday (and we've had TWICE as many sign ups as we usually have on a [...]

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Watercoloring with dye ink pads Flower embellishment

Watercoloring with Dye Ink Pads and Enameled Flower Embellishments


For the past two months we've been working on our next class, "Technique Toolbox: creative uses for dye ink pads" and my mind can't quite get off of all the wonderful and creative ways to use this important tool on your card making projects! If you are a frequenter (is that a word!??) 'round these [...]

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Homemade Valentine's Day Card

Penny Black Be Mine Valentine’s Day Card


Ever since I got the Penny Black Be Mine Die, I was well...Die-ing to make a Valentine's Day Card with it! The idea for this card came on one of those nights that I was supposed to be sleeping.  Instead, I was thinking about card making.  Has that ever happened to you!? I used the Wrinkle Free Distress Technique [...]

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Valentine's Day Shaker Card

Valentine’s Day Shaker Card and a give-a-way!


Who doesn't love a Shaker Card?  They are fun, interactive and just adorable. When you need a special card for Valentine's Day, why not make a Shaker Card?  Truly, this card can be used any time you want to tell someone "I love you"! View the video tutorial and I'll show you how to make [...]

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Dye and Distress Ink pad comparison with Catherine Pooler


A couple months ago, I did a comparison between Stampin' Up Dye Inks and Ranger's Distress Inks with a watercoloring technique. Today's video tutorial will show you Sponging and Splattering Techniques with Distress, Hero Art's Shadow Inks and Stampin' Up Dye Inks. One the ink had a while to dry (not really sure how long...I [...]

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Glittered Stenciled Background – KISS Card Stepped Up


This card is one that has gotten me oh-so-super-excited!  I don't know what I love more...all the layering that's going on, the stenciled, glittered, patterned paper, the flower...lots of great elements here to make a crafter HAPPY! I started with inspiration from last week's KISS Birthday Cards (Keep It Simple Stamper).  I really love the [...]

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Flower Embellishment KISS Birthday Card

Flower Embellishment KISS Birthday Card


Today's KISS Card (Keep It Simple Stamper) might be my favorite one ever!  Maybe it's the bright, fun colors and the flower (is it spring yet!!??). The inspiration for this card came from a quick one I threw together for Alana's Birthday Thank You notes - I'll tell you more in the video tutorial. Here's [...]

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KISS Birthday Card Catherine Pooler

Easy Birthday KISS Card with Verve Stamps – Card Making Video Tutorial


Welcome to day #4 of StampNation's 4th Birthday Bash!  It's been an exciting and creative week so far.  SN's members have been inspired by the Dream Team's projects and videos (and each other!) and have added tons of their own creations! I am excited to be working with products from our sponsor, Verve today!  One [...]

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Catherine Pooler Birthday Card for Kids

Kids’ Birthday Card with Simon Says Stamp


Welcome to Day #3 of StampNation's 4th Birthday Bash!  Today's challenge is to make a "Card for a Kid"!  FUN! Oh, how I love this card...let me count the ways... Stenciling- I first used the stencil as a stamp to add a gorgeous sparkle to the background. Rainbow colors with Distress Ink.  Nuff said.  Who doesn't [...]

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Masculine Card with Whimsy Stamps- Catherine Pooler

White Emboss Resist Technique Masculine Card with Whimsy Stamps


Welcome to Day #2 of our week long Birthday Bash celebrating StampNation's 4th birthday! Yesterday we made "Cards For Her". Today we make "Cards For Him". By the end of the week, you are going to have an amazing stash of birthday cards. Leave a comment here and let me know how many you think [...]

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