Sassy & Crafty Blog — embossing

What Do You Think About Hot Pink Pickles?

Posted by Julissa Padilla on

Hot pink pickles?! Say what? Pickles is her name... cupcakes are her game!  Say hi to this sassy zebra that wants to encourage some sweetness in your life with a cupcake 🧁 (or two).  Here's another debut of the new August release featuring Pickles: Party Animal! For this card, I used the Zebra stencil for the background, but not in the normal way.  I did dry embossing.  I used my Big Shot and an embossing mat and pressed the stencil into the hot pink cardstock.  Here's how my sandwich worked:  Big Shot Layer Base (lowest level) Cutting Plate Embossing Mat Paper Stencil Cutting...

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Just Chicken In on Ya!

Posted by Julissa Padilla on

Hey Chick!  Today I'm sharing this new feathery friend, Petunia, as she stops by to chicken in! (Get it?!) LOL. I love these funny sassy birds and their snarky sentiments from the new "Petunia: Chicken Tales" stamp set. We all have that friend or relative that has some sharp wit that would totally appreciate these stamps!        For this card, I used one of the many images colored her with copic markers.  (E99, YR24, Y15, Y02 & R08).  For the background I cut out a distressed edged paper and cut it to fit a corner.  I used the...

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Today, the World 🌎 Revolves Around You

Posted by Julissa Padilla on

This new "Have a Blast" stamp set is just out of this world!  It's just another super versatile Sassy & Crafty stamp set that can be used in so many ways.  I decided to use some metallic watercolors on black card stock to create a galaxy filled with cuteness!  Follow along for a step by step tutorial on making this interactive intergalactic card for a birthday blast! Supplies used: Sassy & Crafty Co. Have A Blast Stamp Set Yasutomo Pearlescent Watercolors Cardstock Warehouse - Black Licorice Cardstock 100 lbs Two pieces:  4" x 5.25" & 3.75" x 5" Hero Arts...

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Friday Video Comic Book Stencil

Posted by Amy Hurley-Purdie on

This Friday I thought I would share some techniques using our Comic Book Stencil. This stencil is unique because it comes with 2 stencils, as well as the cutout pieces. These pieces are great for creating frames, background paper, and masking.  In the video this week I show 4 different techniques you can use to add some fun to your projects. I use ink blending, layering, masking, and embossing with Glitz Gel.You can view the video by clicking the icon below :This Stencil is perfect for creating one of a kind backgrounds and comic book strips. Imagine all the stories you could...

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