(Note that I had some help from Colin with doing this punching. However, if you use the 3/4″ circle punch, the labels will fit perfectly. LOL.)
So glad this works so well! Hopefully it will give you some ideas for storing your paints and such. If you have any ideas that work for you, please share them in the comments below!
(Note: Please head HERE for more info on the Fridge Binz unit. There are two types available and it is worth checking out. By the way – it is possible to stack these.)
Below are the products featured above. To find them at Simon Says Stamp, click on the SSS below the thumbnails. For Ellen Hutson, click on EH. Some links go to Amazon, Bed Bath and Beyond and The Container Store. Enjoy!
This next card uses my three personal favorite Distress Glitters. Pumice Stone gives the look of vintage silver – much more subtle and classy than a regular silver glitter. Antique Linen provides the vintage gold look… and these two look great together. My third favorite? Peacock Feathers. Simply because that color is gorgeous…
If you don’t have a greeting with solid letters like this one, you can also use alphabet stamps or letter stickers.
It’s time to continue on the hop over to the blog of my favorite person in the whole wide world – Shari Carroll. (If you encounter any broken links on the hop, you can head back the Simon Says Stamp blog for a full list of participants.)
Simon Says Stamp is giving away a goody bag at every stop on the hop – that’s 10 chances to win. For your chance, leave a comment below before 6pmEST on 7/21/13 and the winners will be announced on the Simon Says Stamp blog on 7/22/13.
I am the guest blogger over on Paper Crafts Connections today and talking about taking small “technique squares” and turning them easily into cards. I really feel making small “canvases” (3×3 or 3×4) is a great way to try out techniques or use small images. Then just pop them on a card and you are good to go. I do this a lot!
Here are the cards I shared over there today along with a few more. All the pieces on the front are from previous Paper Crafts issues. (For more info, head HERE.) I just stamped a favorite background stamp and greeting. Easy…
I love the idea behind this class – especially as I am starting scrapbooking again: “Learn to identify and treasure the relationships in your life, both big and small, while creating authentic and meaningful scrapbook layouts in five vital relationship categories.”
The class is self-paced and only $10! Go HERE for more info.
I have a spot for Stephanie’s class to give to a lucky winner. Just leave a comment here by Friday at 11:59pmEST for your chance. Good luck.
Here are the projects – each showing a different way to use Distress Markers. These markers are insanely good:
First up is stamping with the White Distress Stain on kraft paper. It gives such a unique and fabulous look. Just pounce the Stain on the stamp and stamp as you normally do:
Next is faux watercolor painting with Distress Markers. Just color the marker right on the stamp (no need to hurry), mist it lightly with water and stamp. Looks like lovely watercolor and all the colors blend so well:
I know many people love the look of Copic Markers but don’t want to pay the high price tag. Distress Markers can also give a nice blended look. Just color with the light marker, add shading with a darker marker and then go dab with the lighter color where the two areas overlap. It will blend nicely:
You can also do simple multi-color stamping with Distress Markers. Just color right on the stamp… and stamp. Easy:
I like to use Distress Markers for backgrounds, too. Just scribble a “rainbow” of markers across the back and mist with water to blend. (You can use a paintbrush to guide it if you want.)
You can also use Distress Markers for watercolor! I just scribbled the marker onto an acrylic block (or a piece of plastic) and pick up color with a wet brush:
These are just a few of the many fun things you do with Distress Markers. For a video I did using them, go HERE.
And I have a great giveaway! The fabulous Tim Holtz and the kind folks at Ranger have donated a set of Distress Markers for a lucky winner! Just leave a comment here by Friday night at 11:59pmEST for your chance to win. Good luck!