A Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll: Adding Visual Interest to Solid Stamp Images – Mama Elephant

From Elvis to the Rolling Stones, from Prince to Imagine Dragons, we’re all a little bit rock ‘n’ roll… even in our stamping! Nichol Magouirk and Kryssi Ng of Mama Elephant will showcase the fun and trendy rock and roll inking technique to show you how to get the most out of your solid image stamps by incorporating a gradient effect of various colors. Using the same supplies, Nichol and Kryssi will cover two different styles of stamping and show you how easy it is to add a little bit of rock ‘n’ roll to your stamping.

TAKE AMAZING PROJECT PHOTOS

Want to make your project photos sing so you can submit them for publication, make them stand out in online galleries, or make your blog look its very best? In this hour-long video class, former Garden Girl and True Scrap instructor Nichol Magouirk will show you:

 How to stage your project photos for maximum impact

 Lighting tips to make your projects shine

 What camera and settings she uses to get the best shots

Stamping on Scrapbook Layouts

Stamping on your scrapbook layouts is one of the most rewarding ways to add a personal homemade touch to your pages. Nichol will share some of her favorite stamping techniques with True Scrap students, showing how to layer, add dimension and add lots of bold, bright stamped color to scrapbook layouts. She will share lots of examples and tips on how colorufl ink choices influence stamped titles, phrases, images and backgrounds.

More Stamping on Scrapbook Layouts

Nichol will share even more ideas for making the most of your stamps and all-new ideas for incorporating your stamps on your scrapbook layouts. This class will feature a minimum of ten brand new stamped scrapbook layouts (double the amount of projects from True Scrap 2!) showcasing all new tips, tricks and techniques for implementing stamping into every aspect of your memory keeping. This class will include a handy pdf handout with supply list for easy reference!

The Art of Layering: Tips & Tricks for Creating Dimensional Scrapbook Layouts

Adding layers to your scrapbook pages doesn’t have to mean unnecessary bulk in your albums. In the “Art of Layering” Nichol Magouirk will focus on design tips and tricks for adding dimension and interest to your scrapbook layouts through the addition of creative layers.

Some of the techniques we will discuss are ideas for successfully mixing and matching patterned papers, mass-producing often used die cut elements for ease of use, combining custom die cut pieces with pre-made product like stickers and stamping, how to add those perfect finishing touches with just the right embellishments and how to machine stitch layers on your layout and more.

This jam-packed class will showcase eight brand new layouts plus additional ideas and helpful hints, tips for building your own scrap stash for easy layering (or using the things you already have), complete supply lists for each project and step-by-step instructions in the accompanying full color PDF handout. Let’s take layering to the next level!

Stamp It Up a Notch

Do you see the current stamping, mixed media and art journal ideas and techniques and want to try them on your scrapbook pages but don’t know where to start or how to use these concepts in a way that works for us traditional scrapbookers? Join Nichol Magouirk in “Stamp It Up A Notch” where she will teach you how to incorporate the latest and greatest mixed media trends (think gesso, paper dolls, gelatos, ink splatters, watercoloring and more!) for your traditional scrapbook page layouts. She’ll help you keep true to your memory-keeping while playing with some of the hottest products and techniques around.

$12.95 for this video class.

Take Amazing Project Photos

Want to make your project photos sing so you can submit them for publication, make them stand out in online galleries, or make your blog look its very best? In this hour-long video class, former Garden Girl and True Scrap instructor Nichol Magouirk will show you: