Scrapbooking With Stamps… Part 2!

Hello, hello friends! So I’m back again (for day four in a row!) and I wanted to share with you some more tips for using your stamps in your scrapbooks. First let me start by apologizing again for the poor photo… I tried to fix it, but let’s just face it yesterday was not a good day for taking photos (rainy = dark!). I did try and lighten it up for you, but then I made it a little crooked, but I still think you’ll get the idea. You’re smart… I know this! Anyway, would you like some more tips on how to use your beautiful assortment of stamps on your scrapbook pages? Okay… here we go! 4. Stamping ON your photos. Did you know you can use Staz-On ink directly on your photos? See the “Life is Good” sentiment on the upper right photo? Yup. Used my black Staz-On ink straight on my photo. TIP: I would recommend you practice stamping on scrap pieces of photos (you know, the one where you cropped that strange looking person behind Aunt Annie at the picnic? Yeah. That one). The reason why is because photos are slick (a.k.a. slippery) and as you

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Scrapbooking with Stamps – Part 4

Howdy. Happy Easter weekend. I hope you have plans to spend the weekend surrounded with friends and family. I’ve actually had this page that I’m going to share with you today done for a few weeks. I had been dragging my feet on posting it because the photos I took were not the best. However, tonight I just decided that enough with my dawdling (is that how you spell that or did I just make up a word?)… just post already! So here it is. Part 4 of my scrapbooking with stamps series. This one focuses on using stamps to create journaling cards or spots for your pages. I love the pre-designed cards that are designed for you to just scribble out your journaling and plop it on a page… like this or this. With this technique, you can use your stamps to create your own journaling tags, which in turns adds to the value of owning your own stamps. For this page, I used the Rue Des Fleurs stamp set from the Occasions Mini Catalog to stamp the edges of my very vanilla cardstock. I used a light color so that if necessary, I could write right on top

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