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Blog - Archive for the ‘Gifts’ Category

8th Feb

Watercolored Three-Tier Gift Box

This watercolored gift box set uses just one Spectrum Aqua Marker. An easy to make project that is sure to impress! How to watercolor the box lids First, trim two sheets of 8 1/2” x 11” Spectrum Aqua Watercolour Cardstock as shown in picture. Then apply anti-static powder to each panel, if desired. On the - Read full post [...]

21st Dec

Christmas Ornament Using AquaTint Inks

The Christmas is almost upon us and there is nothing more special than receiving a present that shows attitude and personal touch. That’s why I offer you to make a traditional Christmas tree ornament by using your Specrum Noir AquaTint Inks. The theme is snowy winter night because of how much I like the color - Read full post [...]

10th Mar

Decoupage on Textile

I decided to use my favorite  Spectrum Noir Markers for making something out of the ordinary. I’m going to show you a really cute and easy to made personalized gift. A few weeks ago, I made a common white bodysuit for my baby girl looks so special transferring an image on it. Here’s the list of what you’ll need: a - Read full post [...]

5th Oct

Gift Card Wallet with Spectrum Aqua

Gift card wallets are a great way to use your Spectrum Noir products to make personalized gift card or store card wallets for the hard-to-buy for friends and family! This tutorial will focus on completing the gift card wallet started in this video below, and seen in this blog post. Please do refer to it - Read full post [...]

31st Aug

Underwater with Spectrum Noir AquaTint Paints

The Spectrum Noir AquaTint collection of paints are available in sets of six colors, with each set having complimentary color tones. Colors are intense and rich which brings an extremely vibrant tone to watercolor painting. This video tutorial using AquaTint paints focuses on a ‘wash technique’ to create an underwater scene. It then takes the scene - Read full post [...]

31st Jul

Video: Easy Christmas Landscapes with Spectrum Aqua

In this tutorial the Spectrum Aqua markers are used to make light weight of those ‘must do’ Christmas makes. The image created is the front page to a Christmas Gift Card Wallet to hold all those store gift cards for the hard to buy for members of the family. Watch the video below to see - Read full post [...]

14th Apr

Mixed Media Canvas

Ready for some messy crafting? I am really excited to show you my mixed media creation in this tutorial.  It features airbrushing, stenciling, stamping, coloring, embossing folder stamping, and water coloring. This fun canvas is sure to brighten up your day or perfect for gift giving. We will start with some basic mixed media techniques, - Read full post [...]

22nd Dec

Santa Christmas Ornament

This fun ornament was made by coloring Spectrum Noir markers on clear acetate. The idea for making this project came from a tutorial over on You can check that out HERE  to get an idea of the process. I’m sharing a slightly different version. The supplies I used: Spectrum Noir markers FS3, CR8, DR7, - Read full post [...]

17th Dec

Christmas Candle Tutorial

I’m going to show you how to stamp on a candle so you can make a very special Christmas gift this year. Here’s the list of what you’ll need: a white pillar candle – it’s height depends on the size of your stamp a rubber or clear stamp by choice  (I chose this one because - Read full post [...]

29th Oct

Flower seeds gift

In this tutorial I’m going to show you an interesting idea for a small gift.  You can use it for flower seeds or other tiny objects (candy etc.) that can fit in a little plastic bag. The materials needed tom complete this project are: a zip lock bag for the seeds colored cardstock patterned paper - Read full post [...]