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Dianne Johnson
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Technique of the Week: Easy Inlay
I got the idea for this technique from Jennifer McGuire's blog. She's always thinking up easier ways to do complicated things, and we like that! I thought it would be fun to show this technique using Yupo paper and alcohol ink. I wanted to show how you can ...

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Smiling Heart
This is one of my favorite sentiment stamps, and also one of my favorite techniques, stencil stamping. You can see other posts using this technique here , here and here .  This post is on the Magenta blog today. I covered a piece of watercolor cardstock wit...

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Thinking About Summer
For this card I used one of my favorite Magenta stamps: Clover Silhouette, designed by Magenta DT member Ellie Knol. This post is also on the Magenta Blog today. On watercolor cardstock I sprinkled some Nuance powder in the general areas that I planned to s...

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Awesome Nuance
I love playing with Nuance and stencils. This post is on the Magenta blog today. For this card, I placed some of the Floral Crest masks on watercolor card stock, sprinkled some Nuance powder, and spritzed with water. Once the panel had dried, I added some a...

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Awesome Zen Crests
I sometimes like to add Zentangle onto a card, and these simple patterns are not hard to do. This post also appears on the Magenta Blog today. I started with a piece of watercolor cardstock and placed masks from Crests 02 and the small Temari mask onto my p...

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Abandoned Art
Have you ever heard of Abandoned Art? You make a piece of art and leave it in a public place with the idea that a person who likes it will find it and take it home. It's such a great idea! I recently found out that someone I know - a friend of a friend - Ga...

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Amazing Triangles
This new Triangles stencil makes a great background in full or in part. It would also make a great "guy" card. This post is on the Magenta blog today. I placed the Triangles stencil on a panel of white cardstock cut with the largest die in the Lawn Fawn Sma...

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Technique of the Week: Double Embossing
As you all may know, there are two main kinds of embossing that we do. One is "dry embossing", where you emboss the paper with either a stencil or embossing folder, using a die cut machine or an embossing stylus. The other is heat embossing, where you apply...

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Kensington Thank You
This is the last of the samples I made for my Alcohol Ink Mini class, and it's one of my favorites. I helped design the Magenta sentiment stamp that I used here, and it's close to my heart. All of the languages used here mean a lot to me, especially the sec...

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Amazing Freida Curve
I created this Yupo panel with alcohol ink the same way I have done the previous ones, but this one did not have to have color on the back. I mounted the Yupo panel onto a piece of Shocking Green So Silk cardstock, and then mounted the die-cut Freida Curve ...
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