Username Post: What are your favorite paper crafting techniques?        (Topic#1583687)
Crafting Marfa
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I love to ink and distress. What do you like to do?


 
terrihooper
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Inking and chalking


 
CrimsonMama
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Same as you,distress ink and distress paper. Also punches.


 
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  • stick on 12-31-12 09:10 AM
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Ink, sprays, and cutting out things with my BigShot and Gazelle.


 
meezerpleaser
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Color blocking and pp blocking.


 
Sunnydi
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I'm 'punch happy'.. love punches. Also like to mat photos a lot, and keep my layouts simple.


 
pinkpaperairedale
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Layering mats and pop dots. Always add a gem flat back pearl, or a dot of Viva pearl Pen.


 
madmatter
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matting, punching, ripping, layering, distressing, misting, grunging, inking, sewing, lacing ...

everything


 
Mia1979
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Everything lol!


 
950nancy
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Other than finish a project... I love to find papers that compliment each other.


 
cescrapper
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i love inking. haven't quite gotten into gems and bling yet and I've been scrapping for years.I also like destressing.


 
Henri Jean
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Matting and layering and I love to journal on my pages. Just love that part of it and the research that often goes with it. Researching the history of Mt. Rushmore today to put on a layout.

I love to distress but I am very minimal with it.

Since our first granddaughter was born about 15 months ago I've been doing a lot of things I never thought I would do like clustering flowers and using buttons.


 
kiyawinn
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My number one "technique" is probably heat embossing....I use it A LOT!
I also use inking and sewing a lot on my layouts. I'd like to get in the habit of embossing my papers more.....I bought a bunch of embossing folders and have used them a bit but I keep forgetting about them!
I use Mod Podge sometimes and Gesso sometimes too....

Alison


 
KellyCali
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- collage & layering

- pop-dots & bling

- embossing, stamping, sewing (3 techniques which I probably use the least, but usually love the end results when I actually use all of them individually!)



 
SherylEb
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Inking and distressing. Love to do them and the look.


 
Crafting Marfa
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Crafting Marfa
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Wow, there are so many techniques! When I started scrapping about 10 years ago I didn't have a clue that there was such a world of techniques out there.

My boyfriend gave me a BigShot machine for Christmas. But we didn't know that it came with not dies or embossing folders. I just ordered some today so I'll be waiting on pins and needles. I especially want to try dry embossing.


 
Kim222
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I love distressing and inking and painting and using sprays and powders and stamping and embossing and and and


 
Juansmom
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punching!!! and I guess I like matting too!


 
RedSquirrel UK
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Inking, layering, and I use my Cuttlebug on practically every project.


 
IzzyB
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  • IzzyB on 01-03-13 05:05 AM
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I'd say layering and sewing. I stitch on almost all of my cards and layouts.


 
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I liek to try everyhting. It depends upon the picture, them and time available. USe layering papers, matting some times, embellishment, punches, chipboard, bling, etc.


 
Cindyckj
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I like distressing withmy little tim holtz tool or my prima tool and with my inks.

I also like layering different patterned papers too


 
tbross71
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It really depends on the photo.... If it's old or nature subjects I like to really distress alot. I'm a theme kinda person too.. Depending on the theme,:example my husband and I went to grand canyon so while there we walked down into the canyon so I picked up some really cool rocks from the canyon and brought them home and included them in the LO. When I visited Savannah I brought moss back and included in several LO from Savannah..


 
New Kid On the Block
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I really like bling, inking, clustering and layering. I haven't mastered clustering, but I'm starting to work on it.


Edited by SunshineOnMyShoulders on 01-06-13 05:18 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
JenKoss
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I like punching, hand stitching with my Bazzill templates, and using brads, eyelets, bling, flowers, ribbon, trim and buttons. I`d like to try painting, misting and inking this year.


 
CommaHolly
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die cutting.

specifically spellbinders.


 
mrsdriver5
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Really Holly? What a surprise that spellbinders would be your fav Who woulda thunk it? ~Judy


 
CommaHolly
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  • mrsdriver5 Said:
Really Holly? What a surprise that spellbinders would be your fav Who woulda thunk it? ~Judy



I know, right?

I knew you all would be surprised


 
OlesyaK.
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if I had to rank, it would be (1) punching (2) fussy cutting, and (3) distress inking) looove that stuff. i'm not confident enough for stamping on the main papers - have to give it lots of tries before actually doing, esp. with darker backgrounds. sewing is too long - pull out the machine, the threads, etc. - too long)) same with die cutting - or at least in my imagination it is))


 
Ms. Fit
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I have fallen in love with all things vintage and distressed. Therefore, anything that fits in with that is on my list of favorites. So far that includes inking, distressing, stamping, tearing (oh, how I LOVE tearing), and I like to make my own embellies (as well as elements to illustrate stories with no photos). In my latest project punching and fussy cutting have been added. When I first started scrapping, I had no idea what I was doing or where I was going and would find myself paralyzed. It was so bad that one page could take me a couple of weeks to complete. Now I am often shocked at what I find myself doing and how quickly pages have started to come together for me. Can we ever have too many techniques? Nah, couldn’t be. That would be like having too many tools, papers, etc.


Edited by Ms. Fit on 01-07-13 06:53 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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