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Forum: Free for All 01-08-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,964
Posted By whitebat
Help! I'm trying to find a master thread for all...

Help! I'm trying to find a master thread for all the F4A challenges, but it always directs me to the old LSC challenges.
Forum: Free for All 01-03-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Sticky: LSC Master List
Views: 20,482
Posted By whitebat
Help... Why can't I find a Master List for the...

Help... Why can't I find a Master List for the F4A (Free for all Friday) challenge?
Forum: Tutorials 07-06-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,644
Posted By whitebat
Some stamps have a lack of cushion (probably...

Some stamps have a lack of cushion (probably cheaper/older brands). You can make your own cushion from an old mouse pad and glue it to both rubber and wood block (or even a foam block) with rubber...
Forum: Techniques 07-05-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By whitebat
You might try cooking oil. It seems to help...

You might try cooking oil. It seems to help dissolve some adhesives. There's a commercial product called "Surface..." protector? Defender? that doesn't sound right. It comes in a metal tube with...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-05-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,503
Posted By whitebat
It looks nice with gold/silver embossing powder. ...

It looks nice with gold/silver embossing powder. With chalks you can create a scratchboard type effect (maybe also a white pigment ink?). Scratchboard is very time-consuming, but I've seen near...
Forum: Techniques 07-05-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,114
Posted By whitebat
Another "Sand"

We made a lot of sand jars using salt mixed with dry tempera paint. You can also use finely ground chalk (use coarse sandpaper, and color with chalk to grind it), but will get lighter colors.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-30-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,915
Posted By whitebat
I like the little metal ones you hold in your...

I like the little metal ones you hold in your hand (some German company). The best one has 2 sizes of holes. The larger hole sharpens them like golf pencils. It's good if you keep breaking soft...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-26-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,363
Posted By whitebat
Shading

There are a couple of art theories on shading. Some people tell you that you need to know where your light source is.

I mostly use shading to make things look more realistic and have something of...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-12-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By whitebat
Embellishment in search of a card

My mom's birthday is the end of this month (April 29th). I plan to give her some money to buy a new pair of jeans.

I have sewn an incredibly tiny pair of jeans (the button is a mini brad) to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-12-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,476
Posted By whitebat
The sets we've received were all one theme...

The sets we've received were all one theme (sympathy) and a mix of the same colors and images (not on every card, but throughout the set). If you're doing mixed themes (occasions), think about who...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-06-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,468
Posted By whitebat
Oh, I should probably add that I line up the...

Oh, I should probably add that I line up the woodgrain for the trunk, then for each major branch. If it runs parallel to the sides of the branch it looks better (don't run all vertical if the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-06-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,468
Posted By whitebat
I don't have any embossing folders, however... ...

I don't have any embossing folders, however...
I have the "Homes around the World" (or something like that) kit from Hearthsong (kids' stuff catalog). It has pictures of various homes you can...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-06-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,700
Posted By whitebat
Not quite a bandwagon...

I bought several licensed character stamps, including Disney princesses because they had them at the grocery store. I got a few stamps I liked (magical sparkles, etc.) and a lot I really don't use. ...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-30-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 53,507
Posted By whitebat
If it's a "one-off", I don't worry too much (I...

If it's a "one-off", I don't worry too much (I try not to ruin the coloring, etc.). I do spend a lot of time trying to get a design perfect so I can make several cards with that design. What I do...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-30-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,988
Posted By whitebat
Well, some of the stamps I don't care for that...

Well, some of the stamps I don't care for that much have been gifts. I am trying to get rid of most of the licensed character ones except Winnie-the-Pooh. I never buy designer paper, but I have a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-28-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By whitebat
It takes me longer to color with colored...

It takes me longer to color with colored pencils--not sure how long. I have a lot of very small stamps. I color in cross-hatching directions, very lightly, then do sketch-style shading. I use...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-08-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,553
Posted By whitebat
I've only just started cutting stamps up (other...

I've only just started cutting stamps up (other than ones I was remounting--mostly just cutting off excess background). I cut the inside of a postage stamp one (valentine theme) out to have just the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-24-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,197
Posted By whitebat
Are you familiar with Scratchboard? There's a...

Are you familiar with Scratchboard? There's a local artist who use white acrylics and chalk on black to make artwork that resembles scratchboard. Your various black with white ink and/or pastels...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-24-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,262
Posted By whitebat
With an art (sketching) background, the basic...

With an art (sketching) background, the basic idea is fill in the lightest color, erase for highlights, then work from dark to light. That's basically what I do in colored pencil. In watercolor, I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-24-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,330
Posted By whitebat
I've use LePlume markers, but they do seem to dry...

I've use LePlume markers, but they do seem to dry up after a while. Tombow seemed to last longer. With clear stamps, I rub a clean white eraser over them before using them the first time, which...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-24-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,079
Posted By whitebat
Resizing envelopes

I just learned how to resize an envelope. So I resized an envelope to fit a small card, but then I had to resize the card because the envelope was too small.

Also, I was cutting cardstock to...
Forum: Books & Magazines 02-03-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 65,377
Posted By whitebat
I'm reading "Cat in a Vegas Gold Vendetta" by...

I'm reading "Cat in a Vegas Gold Vendetta" by Carole Nelson Douglas and "Tipping Point" by Malcolm Gladwell. The first is one of the Midnight Louie books, a mystery/romance series. Malcolm...
Forum: TV Talk 02-03-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By whitebat
We don't have cable or satellite or anything at...

We don't have cable or satellite or anything at home, so I only watch "live" TV at the laundromat. I do enjoy "Next Great Baker". I've seen the one with cakes of Buddy's sisters twice (most of it...
Forum: TV Talk 02-03-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By whitebat
Yeah, that's terrible. We had a Habitat House in...

Yeah, that's terrible. We had a Habitat House in our town, and now Fuller Center (a similar organization, but more suited to smaller population areas). In both cases, they tore down an old building...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-03-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,514
Posted By whitebat
You might want to consider whether you can print...

You might want to consider whether you can print on small/oddsize paper and cardstock as well. I like to do recipe cards & have done envelopes. Not sure what model HP printer. Laser printers are...
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