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Forum: Mission: Organization 08-27-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I personally like the jennifer mcguire system of...

I personally like the jennifer mcguire system of using avery elle pockets to store clear stamps in.
The pockets are clear which means you can see what is inside easily. Envelopes wouldn't allow that...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-20-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,053
Posted By Kathleen Mc
Fyi...tim holtz never cleans his stamps! He's...

Fyi...tim holtz never cleans his stamps!
He's been admonished by many but he really doesn't care!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-01-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I have the xcut non-stick scissors but the ones I...

I have the xcut non-stick scissors but the ones I have do have a serrated edge. I also have a mini pair that I bought in tescos here in the uk. Not much use to the US members here I'm afraid!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,734
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I usually make about 100 christmas cards each...

I usually make about 100 christmas cards each year. For immediate family I make unique cards but for friends and family I usually make about 4 the same of each design.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-23-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By Kathleen Mc
You can use any plastic mask or stencil with an...

You can use any plastic mask or stencil with an embossing mat in your die cutting machines.
Forum: Techniques 07-16-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,806
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I think i'd be inclined to do my watercolouring...

I think i'd be inclined to do my watercolouring technique on a separate piece of card and add plenty of adhesive on the reverse to hold it flat.
Forum: Mission: Organization 07-16-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,325
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I'm not sure what size you were thinking but...

I'm not sure what size you were thinking but maybe coffee jars would work.
Forum: Mission: Organization 07-09-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,679
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I divided all mine up into 3 piles, white,...

I divided all mine up into 3 piles, white, off-white/cream and coloured. Then I wiound each length around my 3 middle fingers and placed all the wraps into a ziploc bag. I hope this way means I won't...
Forum: Mission: Organization 07-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,090
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I use a glass cutting mat. I can ink on it and...

I use a glass cutting mat. I can ink on it and blend nicely on it. The advantage of using a glass cutting mat or craft sheet over paper is that the blending tools move better over them (less...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-26-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Kathleen Mc
Thanks joanne. Can you rememer which pharmacy you...

Thanks joanne. Can you rememer which pharmacy you got yours from?
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-26-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Kathleen Mc
It's methylated spirit (95%), castor oil (2.5%),...

It's methylated spirit (95%), castor oil (2.5%), methyl salicylate (0.5%) and something called diethyl phthalate
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-25-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Kathleen Mc
Thanks joanne. Just been to asda and got some...

Thanks joanne.
Just been to asda and got some s/spirit at.their pharmacy. Wish i'd seen this before I went. Will ask next time I'm in there. They might take the s/spirit back if I don't open it.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-25-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Kathleen Mc
rubbing alcohol help

I've seen a few.youtube videos in the past where people have made sprays using rubbing alcohol and reinkers. I wanted to have a go at this but here in the uk we can't get rubbing alcohol. However, we...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-25-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,226
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I would say I make about 98% of all my card...

I would say I make about 98% of all my card bases. I either cut my a4 (uk size) in half or I make 5" square blanks from it.
Forum: Mission: Organization 06-18-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By Kathleen Mc
Having seen the effects of standing a big and...

Having seen the effects of standing a big and juicy multicoloured inkpad on its end (all colours running into one and creating a muddy mess) i'd be reluctant to do this. Surely all the ink...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-11-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,366
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I'ne not finished my cards for june yet, let...

I'ne not finished my cards for june yet, let alone started thinking about the 'c' word!! For me, the 'c' word doesn't even come into play until at least october. I regret it every yr that I start so...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-28-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I ike stamping my sentiments to match my...

I ike stamping my sentiments to match my colouring or cardstock so my range of mnementos and distress inks are well used.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-14-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By Kathleen Mc
Generally, I make cards as I need them, or more...

Generally, I make cards as I need them, or more honestly, at the last second when I need them.
Sometimes, I'll make a few of the same design but I sort of know who I'll be sending it to.

I have...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-14-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,555
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I don't have a wrmk board but as a leftie I think...

I don't have a wrmk board but as a leftie I think i'd turn the board upside down and have the punch at the bottom and prob twist it slightly as I do my paper to write. Maybe they'll redesign it with...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-14-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,055
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I have a bigshot that I love anbd a mark 2 craft...

I have a bigshot that I love anbd a mark 2 craft robo. Naturally, that has been improved and released as the silhouette cameo since I bought it. It's hardly been out of the box but that is due to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-30-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I always use my woodware embossing buddy before...

I always use my woodware embossing buddy before stamping and use stampendous detail white e/powder. I know kristina werner likes the hero arts white e/p.
Remember you can always use a fine...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-30-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,851
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I think it all depends on the sort of crafting...

I think it all depends on the sort of crafting you do. I like to stamp my sentiments in a colour that matches my patterned papers. For that you need a good selection of colours. Of course, no matter...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-16-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,795
Posted By Kathleen Mc
Versafine onyx black for me. Lots of people use...

Versafine onyx black for me.
Lots of people use stazon but that is designed for use on slick surfaces not paper and card.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-16-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,181
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I use double sided tape and put it along each...

I use double sided tape and put it along each side and if it's bigger a strip diagonally across the centre.

With foam pads for 3d work, I place them all around the edge and in the centre. Means it...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-26-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,849
Posted By Kathleen Mc
I always use tacky pva glue for rhinestones....

I always use tacky pva glue for rhinestones. Invest in a superfine nozzle that you can screw onto the nozzle of any bottle. Think woodware might sell them.
Also stickles afaik is a glitter glue and...
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