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Forum: Mixed Media 07-11-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 259
Posted By Louisa May
Da Vinci images are wonderful for mixed media...

Da Vinci images are wonderful for mixed media projects. I don't have this Da Vinci stamp, but it's on my list. See his kitty here: Rubber Stamps - Stamp Francisco - Your World of Fine Art Rubber...
Forum: Mixed Media 07-11-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 259
Posted By Louisa May
Hi, Split-Pea, I'll never be DaVinci either, but...

Hi, Split-Pea, I'll never be DaVinci either, but that's okay because I have his images as stamps, and I can pretend. I've been here four years and got into mixed media projects about three years ago....
Forum: Mixed Media 07-09-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Louisa May
I use Sanford Prism Portrait Colored Pencil Set...

I use Sanford Prism Portrait Colored Pencil Set (24) and get good results:
http://www.amazon.com/Sanford-Premier-Portrait-Colored-Assorted/dp/B000JI6HOG
Forum: Mission: Organization 07-09-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,212
Posted By Louisa May
She suggests giving your lace "just a press"...

She suggests giving your lace "just a press" after washing. Wow just wow! If I did that I'd be ironing for the next year --all that yardage! I have a lot of lace. There's a lot of preparation here...
Forum: Mixed Media 07-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Louisa May
Yes! I keep bags and bags of scraps, fragments...

Yes! I keep bags and bags of scraps, fragments of stamped images, and clay fragments that I use later on many different kinds of projects. I couldn't live without these!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-05-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Louisa May
Thanks! I wasn't familiar with Scrap Mart but...

Thanks! I wasn't familiar with Scrap Mart but I've got a feeling it's my new best friend!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-03-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Louisa May
I meant the phrase (sentiment), as in the OP's...

I meant the phrase (sentiment), as in the OP's question, not the song! It was hilarious to think everyday phrases could be copyright protected.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-03-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Louisa May
I've had good luck nuking various hardened...

I've had good luck nuking various hardened products in the microwave. Doesn't always work, but more often than not things do soften up. If it doesn't work at first try adding various things...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-02-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Louisa May
Yes, or someone would really be raking in the...

Yes, or someone would really be raking in the dough over "Happy Birthday!"
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Louisa May
The name of the other scrapbooking I couldn't...

The name of the other scrapbooking I couldn't remember in my post below is Scrap N Yap: Login - ScrapNYap (http://www.scrapnyap.com/)
It was started by Two Peas posters became angry with the Two...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-25-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Louisa May
They did, about a year ago, I think. I can't...

They did, about a year ago, I think. I can't remember the name but it was started by the Two Peas poster "Scoobers," who runs/owns it. If you find it you'll have to register (free) and be "okayed"...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-25-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Louisa May
I liked their message boards a lot and will miss...

I liked their message boards a lot and will miss them.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-23-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By Louisa May
I'm not a scrapbooker, but I too love Memories. ...

I'm not a scrapbooker, but I too love Memories. I get so many ideas from that magazine! I have a huge collection of most of Somerset's magazines, and I'm so glad they continue to publish in paper...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-20-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By Louisa May
I have subscribed in the past, but currently buy...

I have subscribed in the past, but currently buy it by the issue. I like most of the cards, and if not, I'm usually interested in the techniques or ideas behind them. I prefer the older issues from...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-16-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Louisa May
I switch palettes a lot because I make most of my...

I switch palettes a lot because I make most of my cards individually to to the recipient's taste, not mine. A couple of years ago I challenged myself to work more with pastels because my own love is...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-16-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Louisa May
This may be because a lot of people "retiring"...

This may be because a lot of people "retiring" are actually going on to other full time or part time jobs. I noticed in my workplace retirement cards are "We'll miss you," or "Best Wishes, Good...
Forum: Mixed Media 06-14-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Louisa May
Not kidding, they made them out of toilet paper,...

Not kidding, they made them out of toilet paper, although they have to be lined with something else.
Forum: Mixed Media 06-14-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Louisa May
Cheap-Chic-Weddings challenged readers to create a dress out of toilet paper

I found this through Scrapbook.com and had to pass it on in case you haven't seen it. They're just about wildest and most beautiful mixed media projects I've ever seen!
Bustle...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-14-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Louisa May
Sheena Douglass, a designer for Crafter's...

Sheena Douglass, a designer for Crafter's Companion, sprays her stamps, even those mounted on foam, with repositionable adhesive to make sure they're perfectly still on the block. I haven't tried...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By Louisa May
I do use my X-acto swivel knife with my Coluzzle...

I do use my X-acto swivel knife with my Coluzzle templates, but I only use the templates for basic shapes. For more complicated shapes I use a die cutter. The X-acto works X-actly (sorry, couldn't...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By Louisa May
No, Coluzzle's blades won't fit an X-acto. ...

No, Coluzzle's blades won't fit an X-acto. You'll have to use X-acto blades, but they're easy to find, and sometimes you can find them on sale.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Louisa May
Yes, it defeats the purpose, and worse, defeats...

Yes, it defeats the purpose, and worse, defeats expectations. But I don't think you're doing anything wrong. The tool isn't perfect.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-13-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Louisa May
Someone here recommended putting wax paper...

Someone here recommended putting wax paper between the die and the paper. I tried that, and it's very effective but not 100% so I supplement the wax paper with an inexpensive set of dental picks...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By Louisa May
I still use my Coluzzle for basic shapes. I've...

I still use my Coluzzle for basic shapes. I've used X-acto's swivel knife with it for years and find it a much better tool than the original Coluzzle swivel knife.
Forum: Mixed Media 06-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Louisa May
It should be great! You'll have a wonderful...

It should be great! You'll have a wonderful time. I think we learn best with artists whose work we love. I'm saving my pennies to go to one of Lynne Perrella and Michelle Ward's mixed media...
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