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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-23-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,443
Posted By backerma
I mostly use Tombow liquid glue, but for small...

I mostly use Tombow liquid glue, but for small objects or fine line items, I recently discovered Sticky Specks. No mess and the hold is fantastic.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-03-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,130
Posted By backerma
Another vote for the Ottlite. I had a halogen...

Another vote for the Ottlite. I had a halogen lamp before, but it did get very warm under the lamp. When it died, got the Ottlite and I do not regret it.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-19-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,858
Posted By backerma
Not cheating. I sometimes stamp onto sticker...

Not cheating. I sometimes stamp onto sticker paper and then attach it to my background. What is the difference between stickers you buy or stickers you create. The design on the card is your own...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-15-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,159
Posted By backerma
Scrap & Stamp this month had a letter in this...

Scrap & Stamp this month had a letter in this last month's issue on this very topic. A woman and her granddaughter made Christmas cards together and a relative offered to send them a check so they...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-05-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,469
Posted By backerma
My first stamp was a motor home stamp that I...

My first stamp was a motor home stamp that I bought at a county fair in 1987. I also bought a set of 12 different colored embossing powders that would work with an ink pen and a lightbulb, and a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-24-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,472
Posted By backerma
Don't feel guilty about your stamping time. I...

Don't feel guilty about your stamping time. I was off work for several years, and while I was off, I made my job working in my craft area for a minimum of 30 min per day, some days more. It didn't...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-20-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,769
Posted By backerma
For those on the West Coast, Kelly Paper has 250...

For those on the West Coast, Kelly Paper has 250 count boxes of linen finish envelopes. I bought a box about 6 mos ago for about $15-$20, can't remember exactly. They are very nice, top quality...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-12-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By backerma
Also, check out any shelters or children's homes...

Also, check out any shelters or children's homes in the area. I know a couple of people who stamp who volunteer at the children's home and they are always looking for donations for craft projects.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-01-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,692
Posted By backerma
Let's see if this helps....You cut the rubber to...

Let's see if this helps....You cut the rubber to it's finished size, leaving just a minimum edge around the design. Then, place it on the sticky side of the EZ Mount. You can put as few or as many...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-24-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,138
Posted By backerma
My favorite company's right now are Michael...

My favorite company's right now are Michael Strong Cloisonne Stamps, Posh Impressions, SU, and Auntie Amy Embossing Arts. Plus, I'm in love with the Memory Box penguins.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-29-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,784
Posted By backerma
Michael Strong was a favorite guest on the Carol...

Michael Strong was a favorite guest on the Carol Duvall Show who specializes in recycling products in his stamping projects. He also has his own line of cloisonne stamps. He has written 2 books, 1...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-28-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,784
Posted By backerma
Well, I am back from seeing Michael Strong and...

Well, I am back from seeing Michael Strong and his idea is to take the wood blocks, decorate them, and put a diagonal cut in them and use them as a picture or card stand. What do you think?
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-27-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,784
Posted By backerma
I forwarded this thread to Michael, and he has...

I forwarded this thread to Michael, and he has already worked up something that he will show me tomorrow when I see him. I'll post after I get home from seeing it.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-05-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By backerma
I have been a very satisfied customer of Sunday...

I have been a very satisfied customer of Sunday International for many years, and their customer service is top notch. Don't be surprised to get a call after you receive your order asking how...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-25-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,947
Posted By backerma
Before stamping, my husband and I bought each...

Before stamping, my husband and I bought each other the very same anniversary card. Then, he saw it again the next year, forgetting he had given it to me the year before, and gave it to me again. ...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-08-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By backerma
Check out the Red Bee in Tustin. They have every...

Check out the Red Bee in Tustin. They have every type of craft, and lots of stamping/scrapbooking supplies. There's also Screamin' Susie's in Whittier. While not quite the OC, they are close. ...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-20-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By backerma
Sunday International stamps are top quality red...

Sunday International stamps are top quality red rubber. That is why Michael Strong and Dee Gruenig use them. I have several of their stamps, and never had a single problem.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-11-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 25,675
Posted By backerma
I have not unmounted any of my mounted stamps...

I have not unmounted any of my mounted stamps (too chicken), but any new unmounteds that I buy go straight to EZ Mount and I mount all my new Stampin Up stamps on the thin mount. Love the stuff. ...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-03-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By backerma
I took a Prismacolor class from Michael Strong,...

I took a Prismacolor class from Michael Strong, he prefers the hand sharpener for the pencils, or if that is not available, the electric sharpener. He did say not to use a wall mounted sharpener as...
Forum: Techniques 01-01-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By backerma
I have the enveloper, and got it through Sunday...

I have the enveloper, and got it through Sunday Int. I find it so easy to use. I made gift card holders for Christmas, and used it to make custom fit envelopes to go with them. I have mailed...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-07-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By backerma
There are several different models on the market...

There are several different models on the market and they use craft knife blades. I purchased mine from JoAnn's and have used it to cut out more sheets of EZ Mount than I care to think about. I had...
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