Want to create cards that are fresh and fabulous without buying a ton of new materials? Get inspired as StampNation owner and renowned paper crafter Catherine Pooler shows you new techniques that will spice up your favorite supplies! Starting with dye inks, learn how to stretch your stamps with a rainbow of effects. Then, achieve eye-catching specialty effects, and learn how to get your best results, using Distress Inks and Distress Markers. Then, step up your stenciling and create innovative patterns with Catherine's favorite techniques! Practice creative twists with the stencils and inks you already own and take it to the next level with colorful techniques using texture pastes. Finally, elevate your skills with tricks for embossing intricate die cuts, creating a gorgeous stained glass look and using playful resist techniques for cards that delight!
Meet Catherine Pooler, celebrity stamper and your guide to great new techniques with your favorite supplies. In this first lesson, watch as Catherine shows you how to create a number of fresh designs with only a few tools. Learn the differences between ink types, and get the most out of your stamps with innovative techniques!
This lesson is all about achieving specialty effects using Distress Inks. With Catherine's help, you'll be a pro at masking, blending, stamping and watercoloring with these unique dye inks. Learn a trick for erasing ink smudges like magic and create two cards with one technique that makes use of every inch of material!
Distress Markers offer all of the vibrancy of Distress Inks, but in even greater detail. By the end of the this lesson you'll be an expert in employing these markers, with techniques for using them on your stamps or to create background washes with an amazing watercolor effect!
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