(6 secrets of perfect stamping) "6. Condition your stamps: If you aren't happy with the quality of your stamped images, try going over the surface of your stamp with a large eraser in order to give your ink a little texture to grip to. This is especially effective with larger stamps, and it works on both clear and rubber varieties to give you crisper images."
Stampin Up - Braided Card Technique
1. Cut out 10 scalloped circles from a book (or a newspaper, scrapbook paper, magazine...) 2. Gather all the circles and use a 1/16" punch to make a hole in the center. 3. Attach a brad (the color doesn't matter because you won't be seeing it in the end result) 4. Layer by layer, scrunch up each circle 5. Now just fluff out the flower and voila!
who knew these little paper flowers were so easy
ink only the edges of your background block, then stamp image over
TUTORIAL - Emboss only the outer edges of your cardstock, leaving the inner part smooth to stamp on
Using heat gun in center of tulle ribbon to create a ruffle. From Song of my Heart Stampers.
Double Embossing- I always forget how to do this so need to keep this handy.
Tutorial: how to make a cake pop up birthday cake card. By Kelly Rose
Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree - Dryer Sheet Technique video tutorial
How to change wood mounted stamps to clear!
Stamping 411: Technique ~ Poppin Pastels