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Forum: Techniques 11-06-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,882
Posted By idletiger
The Meander or Maze Book is a lot of fun and is...

The Meander or Maze Book is a lot of fun and is made from one sheet of 12 x 12. There is a tutorial here:

Splitcoaststampers - Meander Book Project Tutorial by Beate Johns...
Forum: Techniques 11-06-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By idletiger
How about running them across an ink pad before...

How about running them across an ink pad before doing anything with the covers? I color the edges of light cardstock that way. I think you might need to pinch the book as you rub it on the ink pad so...
Forum: Techniques 08-28-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By idletiger
You can also try Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel...

You can also try Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (UTEE). One trick I learned is to heat it from underneath so the flakes don't fly around.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-26-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,287
Posted By idletiger
Another way to soften cardstock is to run it...

Another way to soften cardstock is to run it through a crimper several times. Turn it each time so it goes through the crimper in different directions and keep going until the paper feels the way you...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-19-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,008
Posted By idletiger
Recently, I used Tim Holtz Picket Fence Distress...

Recently, I used Tim Holtz Picket Fence Distress Stain on some flowers that were too bright, and too flat, and they looked like porcelain after they dried. While they were damp from the Distress...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-19-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,849
Posted By idletiger
Although they don't package them together Lawn...

Although they don't package them together Lawn Fawn (http://www.lawnfawn.com/collections/all-products) has really cute coordinating die and stamp sets.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-05-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,294
Posted By idletiger
The funniest thing I've read recently: "Every...

The funniest thing I've read recently:
"Every time someone uses an apostrophe to make a plural, a puppy dies!" :D
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-17-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By idletiger
Here's one I made for my grad school cohort. I...

Here's one I made for my grad school cohort. I wanted something simple since it was going to professional men and women, and used the school color, maroon, with black and white. I did case this from...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-12-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,051
Posted By idletiger
Yeah for the "Like!" button!

Yeah for the "Like!" button!
Forum: Techniques 02-13-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,712
Posted By idletiger
Where is the Super Like button? :D Your card...

Where is the Super Like button? :D
Your card is wonderful!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-12-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,049
Posted By idletiger
Big Shot, steel Italian scissors that are as old...

Big Shot, steel Italian scissors that are as old as I am, steel ruler, cutting board and scoring board. And a self-healing cutting mat.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-12-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,123
Posted By idletiger
Are you comfortable using a drill or electric...

Are you comfortable using a drill or electric screwdriver? You might try 2 small screws through the back. Or incorporate a decorative element on the front like ribbon across the corners of the small...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-05-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,736
Posted By idletiger
I need to try this! Sometimes, before...

I need to try this!

Sometimes, before removing the die cut from the rest of the paper, I'll gently run a glue stick over the intricate parts. Then, I'll separate the die cut and toss the scrap....
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-03-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,831
Posted By idletiger
Chalk inks work well on stamps that just don't...

Chalk inks work well on stamps that just don't seem to like regular ink pads. I also keep an old mouse pad handy when stamping with acrylics.
Forum: Techniques 09-11-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,548
Posted By idletiger
Oh my word! You have all posted such nice work!...

Oh my word! You have all posted such nice work! I've been itching to bust out the embossing folders for another project and now I have to try this! Thanks for sharing everyone.
Forum: Techniques 08-19-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,027
Posted By idletiger
I like using brads, too, or an embellishment like...

I like using brads, too, or an embellishment like a die cut shape or flower. Or I'll use adhesive on one edge, and cover it with ribbon or a piece of card stock.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-18-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,107
Posted By idletiger
Recently, I ordered a set of Lawn Fawn circle...

Recently, I ordered a set of Lawn Fawn circle blocks and I really love them. They have scalloped edges and a grid pattern. And they weren't too expensive.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-28-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,351
Posted By idletiger
Thanks Stampin Stacy! I just put Kristy Ann's...

Thanks Stampin Stacy! I just put Kristy Ann's book on my Amazon want list!:-D
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-18-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,351
Posted By idletiger
subbing to learn about using baby oil :cool:

subbing to learn about using baby oil :cool:
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-14-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,547
Posted By idletiger
Great thread! Ditto to all of the above comments....

Great thread! Ditto to all of the above comments. There is a corollary to Murphey's law that states the odds of a piece of buttered bread falling butter side down rises in proportion to the cost of...
Forum: Techniques 11-02-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,027
Posted By idletiger
Dry embossing acetate makes a nice overlay. Here...

Dry embossing acetate makes a nice overlay. Here is a card I made last year:
Snowman by idletiger - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-19-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,420
Posted By idletiger
This is great timing! I just got a set of Micro...

This is great timing! I just got a set of Micro Beads in a birthday present, now I have some ideas on what to do with them. Thanks everyone!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-14-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,427
Posted By idletiger
Good luck with your treatments. I do the same...

Good luck with your treatments. I do the same with my husband's (numerous) appointments. Also, when he is going to a new doctor, I Google the location to see what stamp stores are nearby! :D

And...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-17-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 14,877
Posted By idletiger
That video just made my day! Beyonce's "Put a...

That video just made my day! Beyonce's "Put a Ring on it" was running through my head the whole time! ROFLMAO

This thread is great! And a reminder not to take trends too seriously!

So adding to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-03-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,542
Posted By idletiger
Amazing! Thanks for sharing.

Amazing! Thanks for sharing.
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