Tip of the Day: Colored Pencil Tips from Crafter’s Companion

Michelle Peard from Crafter’s Companion shares a tip for extending the life of our lovely colored pencils. Michelle demonstrates how to keep them sharp without so much breaking, along with tips for storage.

Thanks, Michelle, for these very handy tips!

Make sure to stop by crafterscompanion.com for more ideas, along with wonderful products!

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Tip of the Day: Create a Beautiful Letterpress Finish by Spellbinders Paper Arts

Today we have Richard Garay with Spellbinders Paper Arts here to share a great tip on how to create a beautiful letter press finish using your brayer and embossing folders. You’re going to love this tip!

I think its time to break out our brayers and give Richard’s technique a try. What a great way to create that beautiful, brushed look! Be sure to stop by the Spellbinders Paper Arts blog anytime you need a burst of inspiration.

Thanks for the visit and I hope you have a very creative day.

Tip of the Day: No More Messy Situations and Using a Craft Sheet by Bee Creative

Today we have Karen Bremer with Bee Creative here to shed some light on why all crafters need a good craft sheet in their stash of tools. Don’t you love the part about creating your own clear accents using glossy accents? Happy crafting!

If you don’t yet have a quality craft sheet you can go directly to the Bee Creative website to purchase yours. You will be very glad you did.

Thanks for the visit and I hope you have a very creative day.

Tip of the Day: Stamping in a Straight Line from Impress Art

Margot Potter from Impress Art shares a great tip on how to successfully stamp straight lines when working with metal stamps.

Visit Impress Art for more great products, and also a treasure trove of inspiration with step-by-step tutorials and lots of projects. Thanks, Margot, for sharing your tip with us today!

Tip of the Day: Watercolor Technique from Art Impressions

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Do you love the soft look of watercolors but haven’t yet mastered the technique? You don’t have to be an artist to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. On today’s Tip Of The Day we have Kendra Krebs with Art Impressions showing us a simple technique using your favorite stamp set and Marvy markers to create a gorgeous watercolor piece of art. Happy stamping!

 

I love the fact that you can use a stamp instead of freehand drawing, yet it looks like a hand drawn piece of art. Be sure to check out all the amazing treasures that Art Impressions has to offer.

Thanks for the visit and I hope that you have a very creative day.

Tip of the Day: Pigment Ink + Alcohol Markers = Beautiful

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With all the inks that are available to us as paper crafters, it’s sometimes difficult to remember what type of ink is compatible with what type of marker or other inks. Not to worry! Today we have Karen Bremer with Bee Creative to remove some of the mystery.

 Thanks, Karen, for this great information! For additional inspiration, be sure to stop by the Bee Creative website. You can also visit the Bee Creative team in person at many of our Scrapbook Expos.

Thanks for the visit and I hope that you have a very colorful and creative day.

Tip of the Day: Clear Stamp Backgrounds from Stampendous

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Today’s Tip Of The Day is for all you creative stampers! We are very lucky to have Fran with Stampendous here to share a great tip on how to get the most out of your stamp sets. What a great way to create a beautiful stamped background in just minutes!

What a great time saver! Be sure to check out the Stampendous website anytime you need a burst of inspiration.

Thanks for the visit and I hope you have a very creative day.