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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-18-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By mnhyrkas
I would recommend the Adrionack blending solution...

I would recommend the Adrionack blending solution over all other hand made methods. It just breaks down and moves the inks better than any other things I've tried.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-20-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By mnhyrkas
how about a long card- business envelope size

how about a long card- business envelope size
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-20-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,481
Posted By mnhyrkas
Christmas Card with photo sample

http://creativecardsandgifts.blogspot.com/

nov 11th
Forum: Techniques 11-14-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,513
Posted By mnhyrkas
the newest version of Picasa (free photo manager...

the newest version of Picasa (free photo manager and editing software) has a REALLY easy way of adding a watermark
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-14-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By mnhyrkas
Just double check that you were looking at...

Just double check that you were looking at regular pencils, and not watercolor pencils.

I've not had any problems with my pencils blending with OMS. I use the mona lisa brand that I purchased at...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-14-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By mnhyrkas
On another group I entered a mystery item(s)...

On another group I entered a mystery item(s) swap. One of the things we were sent to work with was a light socket switch cover. I used alcohol inks and some stamping on mine and then mounted to a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-11-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By mnhyrkas
Textured cardstock is not great for stamping on...

Textured cardstock is not great for stamping on because it is not smooth. For example you will have a linen-like pattern on your solid images because the surface is uneven.
I personally love...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-11-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By mnhyrkas
I think it's a personal preference. I like the...

I think it's a personal preference. I like the vibrancy that the craft/pigment inks have, especially in the soft subtles color group. But they do take longer to dry. I love that I can use clear...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-26-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By mnhyrkas
I seem to use my SS the most. I like to...

I seem to use my SS the most. I like to watercolor, and it has all the basics for doing flowers. My next favorite is the rich regals, but it seems to be a personal choice.
At one time I probably...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-16-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By mnhyrkas
I don't sell online, but I have sold to some...

I don't sell online, but I have sold to some friends. I use the clearbags for around the card, then mail it in a padded envelope.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-08-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,420
Posted By mnhyrkas
blocks for wheel stamps

I use my cuttlebug plate for a block.
Forum: Techniques 09-14-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By mnhyrkas
Glad it worked! I'll remember to grab for that...

Glad it worked! I'll remember to grab for that first too :)
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-12-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By mnhyrkas
I just recently started a blog to upload pics to...

I just recently started a blog to upload pics to as my family is out of town as well and were asking me about being able to purchase cards. Blogging is free and there is alot of tips in the blogging...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-10-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,323
Posted By mnhyrkas
I prefer the lowest cost. Rubber, unmounted if...

I prefer the lowest cost. Rubber, unmounted if it can be done cheaper, otherwise I'll settle for polymer.
Forum: Techniques 09-09-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By mnhyrkas
Thanks for posting such thorough directions. ...

Thanks for posting such thorough directions. Such beautiful results! So the key is in the type of stipple brush for such a smooth finish?
Forum: Techniques 09-09-2008, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By mnhyrkas
Yup- that's the same technique I was describing. ...

Yup- that's the same technique I was describing. It's called Faux Carnival Glass
Forum: Techniques 09-07-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By mnhyrkas
I have a number of different glues in my stash,...

I have a number of different glues in my stash, but I would probably reach for Aleens super thick tacky glue for this application.
Forum: Techniques 09-07-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By mnhyrkas
faux carnival glass

here's some a pic
http://creativecardsandgifts.blogspot.com/2008/09/faux-carnival-glass.html
when you lay the film over the hot utee, it melts together. You should cut the film piece to be a...
Forum: Techniques 09-06-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By mnhyrkas
you've gotten some great help already. Welcome...

you've gotten some great help already. Welcome to SCS
To answer part of your question, because they are a soft lead pencil, I prefer my handheld eyeliner sharpener
Forum: Techniques 09-06-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,331
Posted By mnhyrkas
embossing tip

I hate those loose flecks that I used to get when embossing. Even when swiping with a dryer sheet or using a little paintbrush. To eliminate the entire problem I've switched from using colored...
Forum: Techniques 09-06-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By mnhyrkas
you can do utee stamping with it as well. place...

you can do utee stamping with it as well. place the film over some melted and still hot UTEE (ultra thick embossing powder) and stamp immediately. Hold your stamp on there until it has cooled. ...
Forum: Techniques 09-06-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By mnhyrkas
I used to be a double stick tape user until I...

I used to be a double stick tape user until I noticed that the cards my mom was saving were falling apart after awhile. I've switched to Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue and those babies are all still...
Forum: Techniques 09-06-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By mnhyrkas
I use mod-podge for adhering paper to tins. ...

I use mod-podge for adhering paper to tins. apply thin layer of the glue, add the paper, smooth out. let dry, and then you can put another coat on top of the paper to protect the surface and make...
Forum: Techniques 09-06-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By mnhyrkas
I don't think that stamping the embossed...

I don't think that stamping the embossed background would work very well as the surface is uneven after the embossing.
stamp first, then emboss
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-06-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By mnhyrkas
the Kia scissors will cut through the rubber and...

the Kia scissors will cut through the rubber and EZ mount. And you can do it all in one step if you don't mind wasting some of the ez mount on the rubber
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