Thanks to Tiffany Windsor for sending me some great precast Cool2Cast tiles to work with. Materials Used: Cool2Cast tile Ann Butler Designs Unity faux-quilting stampsDecoArt Cool White acrylic paintAdirondack alcohol inksRub n BuffHero Arts stampStazon black inkMichaels mini alpha stampsGlossy Accents I first did an ‘underpainting’ of red, orange and purple alcohol ink, including the … Continue reading How to decorate a Cool2Cast dragonfly tile
Adhesives Part 2 We are still talking about adhesives! I love my adhesives and could devote chapters to the very topic, but this compilation is not meant to be an exhaustive analysis of all crafting tools; just the ones I use and highly recommend. What’s coming up next?Some tools I cannot craft without. ~Roberta Continue reading Roberta Recommends – Adhesives Part 2
I blame my friend Gaby for getting me interested in the whole melting-pot thing. I have been experimenting a LOT and so far I haven’t blown up anything or melted anything that I did not intend to melt. I have been using UTEE and mixing it with various colours of embossing powders, including glittery and … Continue reading Melting Pot Madness – Robi Creates
We pick up our story from when I left you to play with more of my Martha Stewart Crafters Clay. I found that it’s pretty hard to ‘overwork’ your clay, but eventually it will not be very happy with you ( if it’s a small piece and been left out for a little while), otherwise … Continue reading I love Martha Stewart Crafters Clay – Part 2
Using alcohol inks and my Cuttlebug, I was able to transform a plain sheetof mul-tex™ into a functional clutch! Being on the C&T Publishing Creative Troupe has MANY advantages. One of them is being one of a select few who get to see and experiment with new products before they come to market. mul-tex™ Craft Pack Laminated … Continue reading Have you heard about mul-tex™? New Craft Product!
Quiz time:When is an aluminium seal for a tin of coffee capable of soaring miles above the earth?When it’s a hot air balloon! Using a ProvoCraft Cuttlebug ‘gears’ folder, I ran my seal through my Cuttlebug and, eventhough I had planned to cut off the pesky little part where you pull it off the can, I was … Continue reading Recycled for Art’s Sake – Cuttlebug to the Rescue
I have 3 wallpaper sample books and I’m trying to figure out different ways to use the paper. This card is the first experiment. The key to this effect is taking your pattern, folding the paper in half, wrong side to wrong side, and then gluing them together. This way when you roll the paper … Continue reading Paper Cutting with Wallpaper