Here’s some stamping videos + tutorials I’ve written — thought I’d put them all on one page so you don’t have to figure out what day it appeared on my blog!
Magic Layered Flowers
Did you know that when you stamp on a new Hero Arts notecard using their new Hero Hues chalk ink, a magic layer is formed? I had no idea all that was going on right under my fingertips. Here’s a video all about it:
Glittery Acetate Ornament
Here’s a fun little technique for creating a glittery ornament on acetate.
Shabby Chic Rose Card
A chic little card using Copic markers!
Intro to using Copic Markers to Color Stamped Images
A quick intro to using Copic markers to color stamped images — I cover the markers, papers, inks, and stamps (of course!)
Make a Paper Fortune Cookie
Here’s a quick little video I did for Hero Arts showing how to make a paper fortune cookie.
Colored Pencil Techniques
Tips and tricks for using colored pencils to color + shade stamped images. I just use regular old color pencils — nothing else! Check out the cards I made with the images from the video here.
Watercolor Pencil Techniques
An intro to using watercolor pencils to color stamped images, plus blending! Check out a card I made with one of the flowers here!
Using Shadow Stamps + Shadow Inks
Tips for using Hero Arts Shadow Stamps + Shadow inks. See more here on the Hero Arts blog.
Merry + Bright Candles
How to make it look like you stamped on a candle! Plus, colored pencil techniques. More pictures here.
How to make a flip book from a post-it-note pad. These make fun little gifts!
Itaglioed Tag Book
A cool way to use stamps + embossing powder to make chipboard look like it is engraved!
Make a Mini Book
How to make a mini book from a single sheet of paper. It’s fast + easy!
How to add glitter to your projects without making a huge mess!
A peek into my inspiration journal.
Using LONG Clear Border Stamps
A demo of how to use the long 12″ clear border stamps from Hero Arts. The big trick is to drop the stamp on your work surface so that it keeps its shape.
Mounting Clear Stamps on a Curve
Learn how to mount clear stamps on a curve + see how to make a fun spinner card!
Using the Reverse Side of Clear Stamps
You can use the reverse side of clear stamps to make a neat shadow effect! Plus see how to make a fun “message in a box”.
Learn basic masking techniques. This was my very first video!
Matchbook Cards — a nifty way to make a card so that it opens like a book of matches.
Watercolor Crayons: Part 1 — coloring directly on a stamp with watercolor crayons.
Watercolor Crayons: Part 2 — an easy background with watercolor crayons