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Thursday, 21 October 2010

Fluffy Stuff tutorial

I figured since I've been going on about Fluffy Stuff so much lately I'd show you a little tutorial just in case you haven't the foggiest what I'm talking about lol.

Before I found FS I tried something called Applique which I wasn't very fussed about for a couple of reasons. The first is once you applied it you had to wait till it dried before you fluffed it up and second it doesn't fluff up as much as FS (imho)

What you'll need is an image coloured in, FS, embellishments (glitter, beads etc), heat tool

 This is the FS and the beads I'm using in this tutorial

 I'm using Cupcake Cutie - Cherry On Top coloured in with Copics

Squeeze the bottle and evenly spread FS on the part of the image you want it

 Sprinkle wet FS with glitter, beads etc

 Heat your heat tool for a few seconds then hold it 3 or 4 inches over the FS and slowly move it across as the FS puffs up. Depending on the size of the area you're fluffing this should only take about 10 - 20 seconds.

I love watching it puff up!  When you're heating the FS the don't be alarmed if the image warps slightly and is slightly damp underneath ... it will straighten out either on it's own or once you've matted it.

All fluffed up

This is the finished card!

Why don't you give it a try...I can guarantee you'll have lots of fun :-D

Catch ya later x


del-16.p said...

Beautiful card as always.Thanks for the tutorial on fluffy stuff - I`m keen to have a go myself now.

Mary J said...

I gotta get me some! I've got some other stuff but you have to wait for it to dry and it doesn't fluff up half as good as this!!!

Great tutorial - thx for putting it together!

Mary J xxxx

Sue Upson said...

Thanks for reintroducing me to fluffy stuff!! I have no idea how it works but it looks so effective Sue xx

Pami said...

Fantastic Kerry thank you. This is very well timed as I was going to buy some at the weekend. Watch out for loads of fluffy stuff in my cards for the next few months!! Pami x

theCook said...

Love the fluffy effect!

Lyndi said...

Thanks Kerry - it looks great. I wonder how it would look as snow?? Mmmm - really need to buy some now to have a play!

Hayley @ said...

FLUFF-TASTIC! I so need to find my bottle!!!

Lisa Jane said...

Thanks kerry .. i keep playing with mine .. but have only done small areas ... think i am needing to do a full cupcake lol!
Lisa ;)

Patty said...

Well, now I have another 'gotta have' LOL. Thank you for sharing this looks so great and your card is adoreable!

Whimsey said...

Holy cow - that's AMAZING! I have puff paint which is very similar, but I LOVE the sprinkles you added!!! What an adorable card!

Anita said...

What a sweet card, it! I'm going to have to see if I can find some FS here in the states. I really like the way it puffed up and your tutorial was great. Way to go Queen Ladybug!

A New Crafter said...

Hi kerry, thanks for the FS tutorial (photos are mightly clear!), heading to Hobbycrafts at the SECC next weekend (leaving creditcard at home) but will look out for the FS - looks fun! Anne

Rusty said...

Thanks for the tutorial, I may even get around to using some of mine!! xx