Thursday, August 20, 2009

*NEW* Impressabilities Technique

Permission has been given and I am SO thrilled to be sharing with you a brand new Impressabilities technique!!! I came up with this idea while playing around with my tools several months ago. I love using my Colorbox Stylus tool to ink the edges of my paper. But as I was staring at it, I thought, what can I do with the foam end? Then I remembered that Colorbox used to sell molding plates for the foam tips. Not having those, I looked at the Flower Impressabilities laying on my desk and thought, a ha!

Heating Stylus Tip

Start by heating the black foam tip of your stylus tool. I use my crafting light. It does not take much heat to make it pliable.

Impressing Stylus

Push the heated foam tip onto the Impressabilities. I chose the flower that would fit my tip before I did this.

Stylus Impressed

Here is what the tip looks like. The image will not go away until you re-heat the tip.

Stamping with Stylus

Ink the foam tip, just like any stamp.

Stamped Image

Here is the image stamped onto a Petite Oval die cut.

Colorbox Stylus CU Image

Here is a look at the image used on a card.

Colorbox Stylus Card and Tag

And here is the completed project. Isn’t that fun? Let me know what you think and I would LOVE to see what you create with this!! thanks for stopping by!

Supplies: Spellbinders Die Templates-Classic Ovals Large, Petite Ovals Small, Nested Butterflies, Flower Impressabilities, Colorbox Stylus Tool, Patterned paper-Chatterbox (Fabulous), Cardstock-Papertrey Ink (Vintage Cream, Dark Chocolate), Stamps-Hero Arts (Everyday Messages), Ink-Clearsnap (Colorbox Chalk Chocolate and Blueberries Que), Ribbon-Creative Impression, Twine-Wright’s, Gems-Hero Arts, Pearls-Kaiser Craft (Pewter), Buttons-Papertrey Ink (New Leaf)

Something else pretty cool will be on my blog tomorrow, my first video tutorial!! I can't wait to hear what you think!!

26 comments:

Norine said...

this is awesome and so creative thanks so much for sharing
Hugs
Norine

Rox-Ann said...

Now this is so cool, girl you are always thinking. Absolutely love how creative you are and your cards are great! Love that flower and great colors.

Maile Belles said...

What a fabulous idea, you are so creative!!! Excited about the tutorial tomorrow!

Betty Wright said...

What a fantastic idea and clever way to get more from our supplies!!! Awesome work and stunning cards, Kim!!!

Lesa said...

Genious!!!! You rock girlfriend! :) This is so uber cool. It would be fun if they had different sizes of those babies. :)

Anonymous said...

Love the technique, you are so creative. Now if I can just find my stylus tool. Lost it about 5 months ago, too cheap to buy a new one. hee, hee.

Have a happy stamping day!

Trish in Wisconsin

imastampin said...

Wow! Brilliant girl! I love the look and the creations you made with it. Fabulous!

Deanna said...

Wow you are brilliant!

Margie H said...

Ditto on the Brilliant! LOL!!
Great idea!!!

Regina Easter said...

well what can i say.............you're BRILLANT

Kazan Clark said...

Hello Brilliant Idea!!!! Wow. Thanks for sharing - LOVE THIS :)

Julie O. said...

Very, very cool!! You are so creative Kimberly!! Your card and tag are gorgeous too!

Jan said...

So clever and creative..love it!
Thanks for sharing :)

Debbie Olson said...

Very innovative, Kimberly--great job!

Robyn said...

Kimberly excellent idea I also believe that there is a product out there that is designed to do this that is larger it is blue and shaped like a solid sponge....bought it years ago and have never used it...will have to give it a try....

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh my gosh, how TOTALLY creative. You amaze me!

Christy Farneth-Kerr said...

Wow Kimberly you RULE !!
I am defiantly going to use
this one :)
LOVE IT !!

Julie Masse said...

Very cool Kim!! So smart too and beautiful! :)

Anonymous said...

Great job Kimberly... Will be giving this a try. Linda Duke

SherylH said...

What a great idea -- now I need more of the Impressiabilities!

sandyh said...

what a great idea! i haven't used my foam tips in such a long time! now i have new inspiration!
tfs, sandyh
sandyha@comcast.net

Chookarooni said...

Thanks for making this wonderful video - have impressabilities but couldn't get them to work - so nice to see how it is done - thanks again! Mary-Jane

Anonymous said...

This is really cool..I have it and never knew I could do this...thanks so much for the education...I learn a lot here..

pat

josie said...

That is way cool!

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This is a very wonderful idea. Thank you for sharing it to everyone. God bless you!

Michell said...

wow,great idea ...you are so creative..
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