Tag Archives: Stamping

Thank You Card Using Watercolor Pencils

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

If you’ve ever had a difficult time coloring with colored pencils and getting a smooth finish, you may want to try watercolor pencils.  In today’s post, I’ll be using the Art Advantage watercolor pencil set to color a pretty wreath of sunflowers and fall foliage.

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“Watercolor” Floral Ephemera

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Lately, I’ve been trying a lot of techniques with my Spectrum Noir Aqua markers.  These markers are a great way to get a watercolor look if you’re not that comfortable with traditional water coloring with a brush and paint.  One of the really fun techniques I tried was stamping with the markers using a layered stamp set.  I really like Avery Elle’s Layered Rose set and wanted to see what these markers could do.

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Back to School Greetings

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again.  Back to school!

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Easy Heat Embossing Tool for Beautiful Backgrounds

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

I recently discovered one of those fun paper crafting tools that I didn’t know I needed.  It’s called the Totally Tiffany Heat Embossing Station, and it’s a huge help when you are embossing large backgrounds like on my project today.  

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You Make Me Smile–Encouragement Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Sending a card for no reason is one of the best ways to reach out to friends and family.  This “groovy” greeting was easy to make using the dies from the Flowers & Fence stamp and die set from Sizzix/Stephanie Barnard.

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Embossed Floral Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

A floral border is the perfect accent to a cheerful card.  Heat embossing makes it super easy to color and stay in in lines too 😊.

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Warm Cup of Kit-tea Card

By Guest Blogger Amy from the blog “Seven’s Crafts

I am happy to be joining you on ThinkCrafts blog. I would like to share these cards I made while exploring different ways to use 12×12 white cardstock. I hope this card shows you some different ways to use white card stock.  Continue reading

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