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Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-31-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,126
Posted By cakhuxel
Someone mentioned affordable paper. A Canadian...

Someone mentioned affordable paper. A Canadian vlogger named Bumble Baylee suggested this paper, I bought some and it's fantastic. You MUST buy the paper with the frog on the packaging, and it's...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-31-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,126
Posted By cakhuxel
I have a level two Copic certification and about...

I have a level two Copic certification and about 200 markers, and I also have a sizable collection of LePlume and other water color markers. You have totally different coloring styles with each, and...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-31-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,282
Posted By cakhuxel
Rubber stamps, especially second hand old ones...

Rubber stamps, especially second hand old ones that you find sometimes at craft sales. I have so many I can't store them anymore, and keep buying more. Just ordered two AI sets from my LSS, because...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-24-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,476
Posted By cakhuxel
I agree with Scrapjanny, those water filled pens...

I agree with Scrapjanny, those water filled pens are just impossible. Even the expensive ones are a problem especially when you watercolor with pens. I saw a demo with AI Stamps at the last CK...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-25-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,362
Posted By cakhuxel
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned jewelry. ...

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned jewelry. There are many affordable products today that include stamped images inside of medallions and charms and covered with clear epoxy. You can use your wood...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-31-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,597
Posted By cakhuxel
Hi, I have just begun my own craft class business...

Hi, I have just begun my own craft class business so I think I am about 3 steps ahead of you on this road and can hopefully offer you some beginners advice.
I did not sign up with any specific...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-27-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,882
Posted By cakhuxel
I keep my stencils in clear page protectors in a...

I keep my stencils in clear page protectors in a 3-ring binder. Behind each stencil is either a white or black sheet of inexpensive paper that makes it possible to see the stencil clearly. I can...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-16-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,482
Posted By cakhuxel
I think the art vs. craft question is pretty much...

I think the art vs. craft question is pretty much up to the judgement of the individual. I love Somerset Magazines, but sometimes I hold the issue up to my husband and I ask him, "HOW is this ART?" ...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-16-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,123
Posted By cakhuxel
The scrapbooking "fad" will not go gently, if my...

The scrapbooking "fad" will not go gently, if my experience is any indication. My local camera store recently hired me to do photo-specific crafts with their customers, in an effort to urge...
Forum: Techniques 12-12-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By cakhuxel
Online classes 2016

Has anyone heard about what online classes are being offered in 2016?

I found this one from DecoArts. https://decoart.com/mixedmediablog/article/149/andy_skinner__wanderlust_2016_teacher
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-30-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,879
Posted By cakhuxel
I learned two things this past year. The first...

I learned two things this past year. The first was to allow myself to just work in the mediums I enjoy the most, which for me would be color pencils, comics and water color pencils. I don't need to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-09-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,472
Posted By cakhuxel
Ever see that video on You Tube where the woman...

Ever see that video on You Tube where the woman is sitting at her desk asking why she's got all this stuff, because she saw it on You Tube?
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-09-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,472
Posted By cakhuxel
I am never sorry about stamp sets, but I am VERY...

I am never sorry about stamp sets, but I am VERY sorry about products that I fall for, like all the stuff I bought for art journaling, the multiple paints, the very expensive oil crayons, multiple...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-02-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,512
Posted By cakhuxel
I was crazy excited about a stamp set I saw in a...

I was crazy excited about a stamp set I saw in a magazine. Found it on line, and saw they were having a 30% sale. Spent over an hour looking at the terrific stamps from this new-to-me company, and...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-12-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,522
Posted By cakhuxel
I take a pic of any designs I particularly like...

I take a pic of any designs I particularly like and keep them in files in my digital photo program. Periodically I delete any that become too outdated. I am 57, my husband is 62- lately I have been...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-05-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,501
Posted By cakhuxel
Planning your vacation route according to craft...

Planning your vacation route according to craft store locations.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-29-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,889
Posted By cakhuxel
I really took my inability to heart for a long...

I really took my inability to heart for a long time. Diddled around wasting product in "art" journals trying to do what I saw the do on the vids. (Dear Lord, those Gelatos were going to be the...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-08-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,514
Posted By cakhuxel
I wish I had resisted Tim Holtz more. I have all...

I wish I had resisted Tim Holtz more. I have all the alcohol inks, and hate them. Never use the crackle paints either. And on and on. But one trend that's actually not a trend but that I wish I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-03-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,036
Posted By cakhuxel
It depends on what kind of paper- if it's...

It depends on what kind of paper- if it's patterned paper, then I'm likely not even going to look at it. If it's solid, especially if it's a good quality like Bazill or SU, then I'm willing to go up...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-06-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,647
Posted By cakhuxel
I only just recently realized, while reorganizing...

I only just recently realized, while reorganizing clear stamps in a binder, that I don't have the name and manufacturer. Oh, I was in a tizzy. But that's when I finally let out my breath, gave...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-06-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,647
Posted By cakhuxel
Every time I get a new stamp I take a photo of it...

Every time I get a new stamp I take a photo of it and store it in a special album on my phone and iPad. Then I can take a look when I'm shopping, to make sure I don't buy the same thing twice. I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-06-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,134
Posted By cakhuxel
I just recently gave myself permission to stop...

I just recently gave myself permission to stop pretending I am going to sell my cards and crafts. I kept trying to make cards "to sell at the craft fair", so they never went into the mail OR were...
Forum: Mission: Organization 04-15-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,156
Posted By cakhuxel
We are about to be 75% empty nest, and I am...

We are about to be 75% empty nest, and I am actually making plans to move my entire craft area into my living room. My craft space shares a bedroom with my office,but now that Son #2 is moving out...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-01-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,297
Posted By cakhuxel
I paid a fortune to get two sets of Chocolate...

I paid a fortune to get two sets of Chocolate Baroque stamps to New Hampshire/USA from the UK. Worth every single penny!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-01-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,404
Posted By cakhuxel
If the paper is major ugly I take the hit and...

If the paper is major ugly I take the hit and just throw it away, or donate to somewhere that won't care. I sent a pile to the nursing home, and discovered they used the white reverse side! But...
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