I have an idea for you try in your work, whether you do cards, tags, journal pages, scrapbook pages, or other mixed-media pieces. The idea is repetition. The idea is to select an image or motif, and then repeat it in several areas of your piece. When you repeat an image, you add visual intensity and interest to your piece. Plus you don’t have to reinvent the wheel and dig for the perfect image. Continue reading →
If you follow us on Facebook, you may have seen us share some very cool techniques posted by the Elizabeth Craft Designs page. A few weeks ago Els Van de Burgt posted some amazing Vintaj Patinas technique photos that we just had to know more about! We reached out to her and she generously spent some time taking photos and writing up how to achieve each one of these looks.
If you’re like us and can’t get enough of this beautiful work, be sure to “like” the Elizabeth Craft Designs Facebook page here to continue to see all of Els’ amazing work or post on her page to let her know what you think of these techniques! You can also check out the Elizabeth Craft Designs website to find any supplies you may need for your next project, like the Shimmer Sheetz used in these techniques.
Have you heard of the collage glue stick resist technique? The amazingly talented Kaz Hall created this video that details an innovative way to use a collage glue stick with your favorite stamps to resist ink on your surface.
Be sure to stop by and show Paper Crafter's Library some love during Ranger Week, and you might have a chance to win one of five sets of Distress Stains! They're announcing the winners on Friday, so what are you waiting for? Go, go, go!! =)