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ko-ok · 4d ago

DISTRESS OXIDES GLOSS

The love for Distress Oxides hasn't gone away, I just keep finding new ways of using these gorgeous ink pads and the depth of colour is just amazing!  Almost all of these cards below have been created using only two colours of Oxides, a couple with t...
ko-ok · 2W ago

CRAYON MELT BACKGROUND

I have previously done classes where we've used either a mini craft iron or a Clover quilting iron to melt both beeswax as well as wax crayons to create a background.  Several people wanted to revisit this technique so I tried to work out a way to do...
ko-ok · 4W ago

LEAFING FLAKE SCENES

As it is January, it means the beginning of a new Technique book, #19 to be exact!  I've had a few deliveries over the last couple of months of some leafing flakes and some new dies and I thought as we are doing a cover, which is a larger size than o...
ko-ok · 2M ago

WATERCOLOUR TISSUE PAPER

The last class of the year is always a Christmas theme with a technique thrown in for good measure.  The technique this time is Watercolour Tissue Paper.  Tissue paper can be a little temperamental to handle when it's really wet but by doing this tec...
ko-ok · 3M ago

VELLUM OVERLAY

I bought myself a Stamp Positioner (Stamp Master one) some time ago and I wanted to use it in a class as I know that others have bought them and there they sit, in the box, unloved.  Whether you have a Misti, the Tim Holtz Stamping Platform, the Stam...
ko-ok · 3M ago

LEAFING FLAKES

Leafing Flakes or Gilding Flakes as they're also known are making a come back in the craft world.  They will stick to anything that's sticky and some would have you believe that you must use a specific type of glue for them, nope...untrue.   A tacky ...
ko-ok · 4M ago

ALCOHOL INKS & METALLIC PAINTS

Even though alcohol inks have been around for years now, they are still a favourite medium of mine.  When you combine them with metallic paints as the base, it creates a different and unexpected background.  Your wash of metallic paints needs to be w...
ko-ok · 4M ago

DISTRESS OXIDES & WEBBING SPRAY

Webbing Spray by Krylon is a fantastic product that has been around for a long time and has such a grungy look and feel to it that it just adds that something extra to an existing background.  Once again we'll be using the new Ranger Distress Oxide i...
ko-ok · 5M ago

DISTRESS OXIDES & GOOSEBUMPS

As we've just received our new 12 colours of the Distress Oxide inks I thought we should have another play with them.  I also wanted to touch again on a product we last used about 5 years ago, Goosebumps Texture Spray.  The Goosebumps acts as a textu...
ko-ok · 5M ago

WEBBING EMBOSS

Many years ago I stumbled across the use of Hemming Web Tape to make amazing embossing textures.  As I come from a sewing background, of course I had this little roll of tape in my sewing stash.  For this class I have purchased the fusible webbing by...