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Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-31-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Loretia
I am so glad that you started this thread! I was...

I am so glad that you started this thread! I was going to pose this ? myself. I have always stored my ink pads vertically and never had any problems. However, I have found that the new SU ink pads...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-25-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 423
Posted By Loretia
You bet!!!! What is a trip without a stop at a...

You bet!!!! What is a trip without a stop at a stamp/craft store? You just never know where you might find something you just can't live without - lol! It's a fair trade with DH because we always...
Forum: Stamp-n-Storage 03-21-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Loretia
I don't know if this idea will work for you or...

I don't know if this idea will work for you or not, but I store all my larger embellishments in those open trays (they look like silverware drawer organizers - but without the divided areas). I then...
Forum: Techniques 03-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Loretia
PrismaColor makes a blender pencil. It goes on...

PrismaColor makes a blender pencil. It goes on clear so you don't see it, but it blends the colors together. That will get rid of your lines. I am sure they sell them at Hobby Lobby, Michaels,...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Loretia
What a wonderful thing you're doing for your...

What a wonderful thing you're doing for your friend/family member! For the "animal poop", how about a batch of Chex Muddy Buddies - the stuff with chex cereal, peanut butter, chocolate chips and...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-16-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Loretia
Here's another idea that helps remove smoke smell...

Here's another idea that helps remove smoke smell and other odors, too. Place the items in a box with deactivated charcoal (you can get it at garden supply stores) or cheap kitty litter. Seal up...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-15-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By Loretia
I agree with the posts above re: ribbon. I love...

I agree with the posts above re: ribbon. I love it and use it alot! It can get pretty pricey thought. I also tend to buy at Hobby Lobby when they have theirs half price - which is quite often. I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By Loretia
I feel compelled to respond to your post! ...

I feel compelled to respond to your post!

You are not being overly sensitive. I don't think that good manners are dead, some people just choose to forget them! The only way I know to respond...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Loretia
Thanks so much for the advice! I will try the...

Thanks so much for the advice! I will try the glue method you all have recommended and explained. I appreciate the help that always comes from the lovely people on SCS!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-09-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Loretia
I appreciate the glue idea, but doesn't that...

I appreciate the glue idea, but doesn't that permanently adhere the stamp to the clear block? I am going to try removing the label from my SU stamps and see how that works. Thanks for the idea,...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-08-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Loretia
I use clear, cling and bare rubber. The ones I...

I use clear, cling and bare rubber. The ones I have the most trouble with are, quite honestly, the SU stamps with the clear label on the backs of them. I love the stamps - they are just frustrating...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-08-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Loretia
Trouble with stamps sticking to clear blocks

Hello!
I would appreciate your thoughts/tips on stamps and clear blocks. I often have a hard time getting my stamps to stick to clear blocks. I have washed them all, rinsed well, clean after every...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-26-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By Loretia
Here's a little different take on...

Here's a little different take on biblesistersmom's game. Do as she suggested with a tray of stamping/crafting items. Assign someone besides yourself to walk around with the tray. Once that person...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-12-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Loretia
Good morning! I don't know if this helps, but...

Good morning! I don't know if this helps, but one of my favorite baby stamps is from Stampendous. It reads: "babies are a bit of stardust blown from the hand of God". The name of the stamp is...
Forum: Techniques 01-06-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By Loretia
I made last month over 200 coasters for a silent...

I made last month over 200 coasters for a silent auction fundrasier coming up in Feb. The possibilities are limitless. That said, I really like the way the coasters turned out using the SU stamp...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-25-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Loretia
Early on in our 32 year marriage, DH and my...

Early on in our 32 year marriage, DH and my finances were quite tight. We made up "coupon books" for each other. The coupons consisted of things like: "redeem this coupon for": taking the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-25-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,834
Posted By Loretia
Depending upon the year, I try to have mine in...

Depending upon the year, I try to have mine in the mail on December 1st. I always figure if I spend the time making cards, I'd like people to have the opportunity to enjoy them during the Christmas...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-18-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,180
Posted By Loretia
That's a hard question! I have never sold any of...

That's a hard question! I have never sold any of my cards, however when you think of what cards that are mass produced cost..... I would easily pay $2.00 - $5.00 for a handmade creation if I didn't...
Forum: Techniques 11-12-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By Loretia
I have used Americana brand matte finish...

I have used Americana brand matte finish sealer/finisher in the past and on tiles I'm making right now. I do spray on 2 lighter coats - with drying time in between. Ink has not run and it seems to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-12-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By Loretia
The stamp classes I have attended work several...

The stamp classes I have attended work several different ways. With 1 specific group, we bring all our own supplies and the class is always $25.00 for 4 cards - no stamp set included. I thought...
Forum: Techniques 10-17-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Loretia
Thank you for the good ideas! I rolled the dice...

Thank you for the good ideas! I rolled the dice and tried a couple of things. I went ahead and purchased the tumbled tiles. One design, which was not totally colored in, I drew freehand with...
Forum: Techniques 10-13-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Loretia
Thanks, Bugga for sharing the tutorial using...

Thanks, Bugga for sharing the tutorial using designer paper. I may try that someday. I am still trying to figure out how to "paint" solid images, which is actually the charity's logo, on the...
Forum: Techniques 10-11-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Loretia
"painting" on tumbled tiles

I hope I'm not pushing the stamping technique envelope with this ?, but here goes.....

I want to make some coasters using tumbled tiles for a fundraiser. I have made many using Staz-On ink. ...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-25-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Loretia
Too funny! Cleary, those movers do not...

Too funny! Cleary, those movers do not understand the amount of "equipment" it takes to be creative!!!!! Happy setttling in and best wishes in your new home!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-26-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,948
Posted By Loretia
This is a fun, interesting thread you've started!...

This is a fun, interesting thread you've started!

I have always been a card maker. Out of all my "craft" outlets, it's my favorite! I don't know why, but scrapbooking has just never really...
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