The first, the bird was recolored with pencil after the bleach/emboss. The other two both look to have used black embossing powder... I love the Snow effect!
Here are a couple of tutorials on Bleach Stamping, there were others to be found online, but without photos and very much the same thing -- not a difficult technique :-)
Bleach Stamping tutorial from SplitCoastStampers.com
Bleach Emboss technique from SplitCoastStampers.com
AND it can be used for scrapbooking!
take a look at this sample page - kind of a watery effect
Scrapbook sample of Bleach Stamping at Scrapbooking.about.com
Scrapbook Linen Cover of Album done with Bleach This is the cover of an album, beautiful roses and a phrase, all bleached into the fabric! Brave woman! I would highly suggest some practice sessions
What a cool technique to buff up on before the holidays are here... I can see this being ultimately used across the holidays - some ghosts or a nice Halloween moon, for Christmas with the snow effect or a nice angelic-glow, new years fire-crackers or clocks glowing, Valentines hearts, Easter Eggs, the beautiful Floral examples for Mothers Day or Spring cards, and so on... Wow!
What are your tips for Best Bleach Stamping Results?