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Forum: Tool & Product Talk Today, 02:21 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 43,559
Posted By stamphappy1650
I felt the same way about the distress stains...

I felt the same way about the distress stains until I went to a class where the instructor used them to water color. What you do is put the stains in a palette...
Forum: Mission: Organization 09-19-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By stamphappy1650
I use JetMax cubes and the ones closest to my...

I use JetMax cubes and the ones closest to my stamp desk all have over spray from misting that are hard to remove because I usually don't see it until after it dries. the have lovely little dots of...
Forum: Mission: Organization 09-19-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By stamphappy1650
These are old pictures as things have changed a...

These are old pictures as things have changed a bit but I'm still using these repurposed counter tops.

The tall counter under the shelves and my desk top are both counters that I bought from a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-19-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By stamphappy1650
I color my pencils on a piece of watercolor paper...

I color my pencils on a piece of watercolor paper to make a palette and then pick the color up from the palette with a damp paint brush. This allows me to have more control over the amount of color...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-17-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By stamphappy1650
acrylic paint - the brand is craft something...

acrylic paint - the brand is craft something...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-17-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By stamphappy1650
I teach a lot of classes and I use a couple of...

I teach a lot of classes and I use a couple of different things but I stopped using the plastic table cloths because they aren't recyclable once they get messy and they wrinkle under the scrap paper....
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-17-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By stamphappy1650
I haven't tried the Golden fluid acrylics yet. I...

I haven't tried the Golden fluid acrylics yet. I going to Michaels today since they have the little bottles of paint on sale 6 for $2 so I can use my coupon for the fluid acrylics. I'll let you know...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-16-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By stamphappy1650
I teach mixed media classes using acrylic paint...

I teach mixed media classes using acrylic paint and I'm finding that for of participants the little bottles of acrylic paint are just fine and it allows you to have a lot of colors without spending a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-16-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,517
Posted By stamphappy1650
I have a lot but not all of them. I've never been...

I have a lot but not all of them. I've never been fond of buying sets because there are always colors I don't use. I bought mine over time as I wanted a specific color and I don't feel the need to...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By stamphappy1650
One thing to keep in mind is do you want a paper...

One thing to keep in mind is do you want a paper cutter or a trimmer because IMHO it's about size and do you have a place to keep it. I just bought a Dahle 18e and it's wonderful but big. I cut large...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-13-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 733
Posted By stamphappy1650
Interesting input. It's funny that for me I...

Interesting input. It's funny that for me I stopped doing challenges with tight restrictions because it causes a super creative block for me. As soon as there are restrictions I freeze up. It seems...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By stamphappy1650
Not that I've ever seen but she does run sales

Not that I've ever seen but she does run sales
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 733
Posted By stamphappy1650
When this happens I also clean, organize, and...

When this happens I also clean, organize, and just play with techniques but never try to make anything so there is no pressure. I also practice coloring, improve my water coloring, etc. I've also...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-12-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,082
Posted By stamphappy1650
I don't follow trends but my paper crafting does...

I don't follow trends but my paper crafting does change on a regular basis. I just do what is fun and I never worry about if it's trendy, it just has to fit my style.
Forum: Mission: Organization 09-10-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,764
Posted By stamphappy1650
My friend's mother died last year. They lived...

My friend's mother died last year. They lived together so my friend could take care of her mother. Mom was a semi-hoarder and did not want to give away anything. Now my friend is stuck with a house...
Forum: Mission: Organization 09-10-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,764
Posted By stamphappy1650
In all my purges, I've never replaced something I...

In all my purges, I've never replaced something I let go. Maybe I've been lucky, but I think it's more about the fact that when I was truly honest with myself I knew I was never going to use the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-10-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By stamphappy1650
No idea on a design tutorial but here are a...

No idea on a design tutorial but here are a couple of tips:

Decide on the focus or center of interest of the card - is it the flower or sentiment? You want to draw draw the person eyes to a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-10-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,932
Posted By stamphappy1650
I tried Perfect Layers and I didn't like it. I...

I tried Perfect Layers and I didn't like it. I tried to sell it in my garage sale and no body wanted it. I bought a laser board thingy and it was just too big so it sits unloved. I keep going back to...
Forum: Mission: Organization 09-09-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,764
Posted By stamphappy1650
I don't have a huge space but what I have is nice...

I don't have a huge space but what I have is nice (not super fancy but nice) and what I notice is that you spend more $ on organizing because you want everything to match and fit perfectly. Maybe...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,198
Posted By stamphappy1650
A lot of great advice so far. My biggest...

A lot of great advice so far.

My biggest lesson is that I wouldn't buy a mixed set of anything because I find there a colors I never-ever use. I learned that even if the price is good for a set,...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-09-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,581
Posted By stamphappy1650
The latest on her FB page: "I found out my...

The latest on her FB page:
"I found out my father passed away last night. We are flying home tomorrow to get passports and then leaving for the funeral. I won't be home until Saturday. Sorry...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-09-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By stamphappy1650
Franticstamper has been my online source for...

Franticstamper has been my online source for years and have always received amazing service. I love that she'll adjust your shipping charge if she can do it cheaper; if you're looking for something...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 798
Posted By stamphappy1650
It would be the last card she got from me unless...

It would be the last card she got from me unless she was joking.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-05-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By stamphappy1650
Received my e-brush and returning it. I tried...

Received my e-brush and returning it. I tried using it with Spectrum Noir, Sharpie, Copic, and Tombow and the only one that give a remotely smooth application is the SN. All other pens give a spotted...
Forum: Mission: Organization 09-02-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,764
Posted By stamphappy1650
I do something similar but I also include...

I do something similar but I also include seasonal papers, ribbon, and embellishments. I use the 12x12 Iris project boxes for storage and my categories are:

Spring (Valentine's Day, Mother's...
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