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Forum: Announcements 02-09-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Barbara Jay
"Lamrite West" is the parent company of Pat...

"Lamrite West" is the parent company of Pat Catan, but also does business as Darice . Darice has been a major wholesale distributor for most of the smaller stores and for Joanns and some things...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-05-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By Barbara Jay
I don't know if it is still sold but I bought...

I don't know if it is still sold but I bought Spellbinders M-Bossabilities EG-002. It is 8.25 x 11.75 and the dots are about the same size as the Swiss Dots. It has another pattern that is also...
Forum: Techniques 02-02-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6,661
Views: 472,034
Posted By Barbara Jay
Years ago a friend of mine did craft shows. She...

Years ago a friend of mine did craft shows. She always did very well even at Church fairs . I asked her what was her key to success .

She said she always made small cute things that people bought...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-02-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By Barbara Jay
I paid $50 for it from Office Depot when it was...

I paid $50 for it from Office Depot when it was on sale. Simple black only printers are not expensive if you watch for the sales.

The two best times to buy a printer or copy paper are ...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-02-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Barbara Jay
Thanks Amber I have purchased Hobby Lobby...

Thanks Amber I have purchased Hobby Lobby cardstock and it is a very good quality . I use it for card making. Die cuts are heavy and they hold up well with dimensional pop up squares.

I have...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-02-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Barbara Jay
I tried some of the White and the light green CS...

I tried some of the White and the light green CS that was Made In China and that did NOT fuzz up , it is just thinner than the white and green I have that was Made in the USA.

So maybe just...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-01-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Barbara Jay
Hero Arts has a chalk ink . Has anyone used it...

Hero Arts has a chalk ink . Has anyone used it and did you like it ? Does it work as well as VersaMagic or Colorbox chalk ink?
Thanks
Barbara
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-01-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By Barbara Jay
All of my paper and card stock is stored in 2 or...

All of my paper and card stock is stored in 2 or 2.5 gallon Zip Lock bags . The scraps always go back into the bag with the uncut sheets. This way I always use the scraps first . It is amazing how...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-01-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Barbara Jay
Open area stencils work great to do Zentangle in...

Open area stencils work great to do Zentangle in the shapes.
Here is a great tutorial Lydia did for using a stamp ( or stencil) to do Zentangle in the shapes

Zentangling Tutorial -...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-01-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By Barbara Jay
I also have a Brothers HL 2240 laser printer and...

I also have a Brothers HL 2240 laser printer and it has a one sheet front to back paper path so it doesn't curl the cardstock. There is also a paper tray for regular weight copy paper .

Before...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-01-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Barbara Jay
Thanks so-o-o much !! I truly appreciate the...

Thanks so-o-o much !! I truly appreciate the chance to try them. I will let you know how they work for me.

UPDATE ON COLORBOX CHALK INK: I called Art at "Creative Play Stamps" today...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-01-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Barbara Jay
Mine lists Made in China on the front. That is...

Mine lists Made in China on the front. That is also were it used to say Made in the USA.

Last week I bought 4 packs and I just checked them. The black and the pinks called "Dreamy" are made in...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-01-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Barbara Jay
Thanks but I am looking for Colorbox Fluid Chalk...

Thanks but I am looking for Colorbox Fluid Chalk ink not the pigment ink . It seems most places have the pigment pads and some have the reinkers too.
Thanks anyway
Barbara
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-01-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Barbara Jay
Gina K has very good card stock but it is a...

Gina K has very good card stock but it is a little too heavy for making flowers. Her CS is wonderful for cards . Her 110# makes a very sturdy base especially if you use a lot of layers or...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-01-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Barbara Jay
Has anyone tried Michaels Recollection card stock lately?

I liked Michaels Recollection card stock for making flower. It is 65 lb and shaped well. I just bought a couple of packs. I punched out some flower petals and started working with them . The...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-31-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Barbara Jay
I went the quick way and just cut the "Arianna...

I went the quick way and just cut the "Arianna Lace" image from black card stock and put it behind an "Arianna Blooms" flower . It is stunning , I'll bet the "Arianna Lace" would be gorgeous in...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-31-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,903
Posted By Barbara Jay
Not only did they raise the rates per ounce for...

Not only did they raise the rates per ounce for postage I read now they start the rate for any package weight at 8oz. So if a person is mailing a couple of Copic markers or a couple of packages of...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-31-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,903
Posted By Barbara Jay
LOL You are not alone :grin: I bought very...

LOL You are not alone :grin:

I bought very little during the Christmas season this year because the sale prices were not much of a savings. Now in January there are great sales everywhere....
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-31-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Barbara Jay
P.S. If there is anyone who doesn't know this...

P.S. If there is anyone who doesn't know this "Meijer" is a discount retailer like Walmart and I bought their generic store brand Baby shampoo . I am sure any generic Baby shampoo would be fine
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-31-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Barbara Jay
You are welcome! It would cost a Kings Ransom...

You are welcome!
It would cost a Kings Ransom to buy a dauber for each color of ink pad you have. :shock:

I wash the circle foams that go on the Ranger wood handled dauber tool too.
...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-31-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Barbara Jay
I just spray the daubers with stamp cleaner, rub...

I just spray the daubers with stamp cleaner, rub my fingers on the foam and rinse with tap water. I dab off some of the water on the sponges with an old cloth and let it sit on the counter to dry .
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-31-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Barbara Jay
Yes I wash them when I finish using them. Mine...

Yes I wash them when I finish using them. Mine never get an ink build up because I wash them after each use. If you have an unused dauber try inking and then washing that one.

Maybe it is my...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-30-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,903
Posted By Barbara Jay
I agree and I have also moved on to different...

I agree and I have also moved on to different companies. When I can look at a new stamp set and immediately know the company then it is time to change. They all look alike
Recently I discovered ...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-30-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Barbara Jay
BTW I never sponged over a stencil with my...

BTW I never sponged over a stencil with my daubers so have never gotten torn. I have a large round sponge from Hobby Lobby for stencils . The sponges come 4 to a pack for $1.99 and I cut them in...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-30-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Barbara Jay
I like the Ranger round ones with the wooden...

I like the Ranger round ones with the wooden handle. I didn't recall my squeaking to I just tried it and mine do not squeak . I wonder if you have defective ones.
I had a rectangle one and I always...
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