When Something Old Circles Back to New

When I took my first walk through the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog I was awed and amazed at all the fun things I would get to play with for the next year, and was over the moon excited to see a new product that appears to be an old friend returning! What is this product? Soft Pastels! Yes!!!!

These amazing chalks are like old friends you run into in the mall and are actually HAPPY to see! They are a great addition to your stamping supplies because of their versatility and ease of use. I’m really channeling my Girl Scout days here and will happily embed an ear worm in your ear…”Make new friends, but keep the old; one is silver and the other gold.” Everybody sing!

5 Techniques to Try with Soft Pastels
Soft Pastels – 154585 $9

My Papercrafting Playdate video today showcased some of the basic, simple ways to use these soft pastel chalks. You can watch the video replay here and download a pdf tutorial.

5 Soft Pastel Techniques to try today!

Basic Technique – Direct to Paper

Basic Technique – Direct to Paper On Embossed Cardstock

Basic Technique – Simple Coloring for Line Art Images

Basic Technique – Direct to Paper with Baby Wipe

Basic Technique – Marbled Pastels Background

Product List

Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock





Multipurpose Liquid Glue





Flowers Of Friendship Bundle (English)





Soft Pastels Assortment





Biggest Wish Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)





Tailor Made Tags Dies





Basic Borders Dies





Scalloped Contours Dies





Hand Penned Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set





Take Your Pick





Sponge Daubers





I hope you find some inspiration to get out your soft pastels and try some of these fun arty techniques! Leave me a comment and let me know which technique is your favorite! Happy stamping, Robin!

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