Category: Photoshop

Unglazed bisque ornaments: a happy accident

Unglazed bisque ornaments: a happy accident

I was really excited about the results I got lasering on porcelain ornaments, so I tried to order a bunch on Amazon Prime. But I didn’t pay close attention to the description and accidentally bought these unfinished bisque ornaments instead. I had been planning to send them back, but I couldn’t stop […]

Photo on porcelain ornament

Photo on porcelain ornament

I saw these awesome snowflake ornaments at Maryland China and wanted to try laser engraving them. After doing a few test engraves, I wanted to try making some photo Christmas ornaments for relatives. The process is pretty simple–engrave the ornament, color it with a sharpie, then wipe off the excess with […]

Etching Photos onto Metal

Etching Photos onto Metal

The big reason I spent all the effort learning to use press n peel paper to etch (instead of cutting vinyl stencils on my cameo) is that I really wanted to be able to get the fine detail needed to etch a photograph onto metal. But it’s not as simple […]

Making a Board Book From Photos

Making a Board Book From Photos

I’ve made a couple of books through Pint Size Productions and really liked them. When my two-year-old nephew came to visit, I wanted to take the photos from the visit and make them into a board book so he and my two-year-old son could remember them better. And then I […]

Laser Etched Glass Ornaments

Laser Etched Glass Ornaments

I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting photos to look good on ornaments, so I decided to try something else. I had a really cute set of Logan’s footprints from the hospital, and I scanned it in. I wanted to figure out the best way to convert the image […]