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Forum: Falliday Fest Challenge Forum 10-28-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 7,479
Posted By Kendel
I’ve never done this before.  I think it...

I’ve never done this before.  I think it might be time.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-21-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Kendel
<div>Sue, thanks for including the website....

<div>Sue, thanks for including the website. &nbsp;I just looked there, and it’s really good. &nbsp;I have a few helpful books, but the author of the site is better at packing theory into a nutshell....
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-07-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Kendel
My German girlfriends in college saw nearly every...

My German girlfriends in college saw nearly every aspect of everyday life as a crafting opportunity. &nbsp;I used to get letters in envelopes made from the perfect, dramatic magazine photo as just an...
Forum: Mission: Organization 10-07-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,441
Posted By Kendel
<div>Hi Crissy, I don’t use my w.c.s as much as I...

<div>Hi Crissy, I don’t use my w.c.s as much as I want. &nbsp;I have a nice set of Cotman watercolors. &nbsp;Student grade but real watercolors. If you have a set of real watercolors, I recommend you...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-07-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,530
Posted By Kendel
Cheap chip brushes

<div>I don’t do fancy blending with fancy inks. &nbsp;But I do like to do shading and basic blending with regular dye inks. &nbsp;I bought a bunch of cheap 1” chip paint brushes (unfinished wooden...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-23-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By Kendel
You could treat it as a wood block stamp and just...

You could treat it as a wood block stamp and just make sure the cushioning is under the paper. &nbsp;Or try stamping with the stamp up, and laying the paper on top of it, so you can rub with the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-14-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,483
Posted By Kendel
Thanks for a great discussion! My two favorite...

Thanks for a great discussion! My two favorite ink pads are Color Box Archival in Wicked Black and Mudslide. I use them all the time, and am horribly disappointed about the disappearance of Color...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-24-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By Kendel
Regarding storing the ink cubes/dew drops, etc,...

Regarding storing the ink cubes/dew drops, etc, candy boxes are perfect. I have a Ferrar Rochar clear plastic box and lid that I just keep mine in. I probably only have about 20 little pads, but...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-13-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By Kendel
I finally took some time this week to start...

I finally took some time this week to start playing around carving stamps and learning how to use my few tools. This one is for mail art, fooling around with “post” and thinking toward the future at...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-01-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By Kendel
Someone at the Good Will was absolutely delighted...

Someone at the Good Will was absolutely delighted to find my emptied wood blocks. I have no use for them and no interest in devising a “use”. Much rather make them available to someone, who really...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-01-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,746
Posted By Kendel
I usually have a tub near my table that I collect...

I usually have a tub near my table that I collect up dirty stamps in. Then I wash them, when there are a bunch. For regular dye, pigment, chalk, etc. inks, I rinse with water and scrub with a rag,...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-18-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By Kendel
My Daytime planner is a hard-core organizational...

My Daytime planner is a hard-core organizational tool. Without it, I am lost in disorder. It is not a craft project. I often need to use it to plan more than a year in advance, especially for...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-18-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 60,353
Posted By Kendel
For most inks (dye, chalk, pigment) water, or...

For most inks (dye, chalk, pigment) water, or soap and water works great. For solvant inks like Stayzon, I either wipe the excess off, and don’t bother to clean it, or use their cleaner. Archival...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-05-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By Kendel
Sarosa, you can also color directly on your...

Sarosa, you can also color directly on your stamps with water-based markers, even Crayolas, if you aren’t worried about light-fastness. Use the lighter colors, but also try other colors and lightly...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-12-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,249
Posted By Kendel
<div>All my markers are waterbased, two-ended...

<div>All my markers are waterbased, two-ended brush markers (la plume, tombo, crafter’s choice). &nbsp;They live in my blue plastic Snoopy lunch box from the 1970s. &nbsp;I store the lunchbox so that...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-22-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By Kendel
<div>I leave the dies that come in stiff plastic...

<div>I leave the dies that come in stiff plastic packaging in that packaging. &nbsp;That’s almost all of them. &nbsp;Smaller dies that just come in sort plastic bags go in flexible plastic cd...
Forum: Mission: Organization 01-22-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,176
Posted By Kendel
<div>Sue, this is beautiful, and your space is so...

<div>Sue, this is beautiful, and your space is so neat and useable! &nbsp;I am ready to go through my shelves again and glean more to pass on. &nbsp;Much stuff is just too hard to get to to actually...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-22-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,581
Posted By Kendel
I think I saw some 110# cream CS at Michael’s...

I think I saw some 110# cream CS at Michael’s recently, too. &nbsp;It’s cream, not off white or natural, but it’s one more option.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-15-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,209
Posted By Kendel
Stamp-a-ma-jig takes a little practice, but it’s...

Stamp-a-ma-jig takes a little practice, but it’s a great tool for all types of stamps. And it’s inexpensive.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-11-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,176
Posted By Kendel
Practicing and experimenting in order to learn...

Practicing and experimenting in order to learn and improve your skills is not a waste of time or materials. It’s development and a lot cheaper than many classes. It’s what professional artists (and...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-04-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By Kendel
I have a punchboard that works great. Sometimes...

I have a punchboard that works great. Sometimes I just “wrap” the card with whatever cool paper I want to use (magazine pages can be amazing) , unwrap, trim and use adhesive.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-04-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,132
Posted By Kendel
Wow! So many companies I never even had the...

Wow! So many companies I never even had the chance to know! I’m missing Art Neko. They have some designs I wanted to order before their web redesign. I’ve been in touch with them a few times, and...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-27-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,027
Posted By Kendel
Girl! You are moving in less than a week! You...

Girl! You are moving in less than a week! You have other things to get done besides fussing with all this paper to market it just right. You need to think big and clear this stuff out of your life...
Forum: Mission: Organization 11-13-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By Kendel
My cousin is an artist and loves to supply my...

My cousin is an artist and loves to supply my girls with amazing things like the HIGE Strathmore pads of watercolor paper. They (and other large pads of art paper) have lived happily in a number of...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-23-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,428
Posted By Kendel
I have a few PPs, and they are beautiful but...

I have a few PPs, and they are beautiful but underused. One of my my most successful experiments with them has been with gold embossing powder on stamped or die cut leaves. I used my watermark...
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