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Simple shapes to create an elegant Christmas card.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I will demonstrate how to create an elegant Christmas card from simple shapes. Here are the supplies you will need to complete this project: Thick Whisper White Card Stock Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper Seaside Spray Card Stock Whisper White Card Stock Plush Poinsettia Specialty Paper Stitched Triangles Dies Winter Snow EmbossingContinue reading “Simple shapes to create an elegant Christmas card.”

When labels become pockets.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Have you ever used a label for a pocket? Well, right now that is what is happening. I have taken three sizes of the Stitched Nested Labels Dies (https://www.stampinup.com/products/stitched-nested-labels-dies?demoid=2008407) and cut them out. Two of the labels I have cutContinue reading “When labels become pockets.”

Attaching acorns.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today I thought I would show you a clever way to get those pesky acorn embellishments to stay on your card or project. So I will tie a bow normally but first thread the acorn embellishment on to the ribbon. Then I will loop around and tie my bow like normal. ToContinue reading “Attaching acorns.”

Stampin’ Blends for coloring more than paper.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! You already know that the Stampin’ Blends can color card stock beautifully. But, did you know, that these alcohol markers can also color embellishments? In the past we have colored the Basic Pearls. But, you can also color on metal.Continue reading “Stampin’ Blends for coloring more than paper.”

Where to find new techniques.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Instead of giving you one new technique today, I thought I’d give you thousands. This is not to overwhelm you but I figured I could give you some of my favorite places to go to look for new techniques. Not only would this give you a hint on what I do forContinue reading “Where to find new techniques.”

Full Adhesive Post-its and Celebration Labels Dies.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are talking about the Celebration Labels Dies. When you watch the video you will see two things created (and three mentioned) with the Celebration Labels Dies. I mention how to create a tag and you can watch the creation of a card and bag topper. To watch the video pleaseContinue reading “Full Adhesive Post-its and Celebration Labels Dies.”

When pumpkin seeds become Christmas lights.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Today we are talking about seeds turning into lights. So, if you’ve been around me for a few minutes, then you will know that I say to look at everything upside down, backwards, and sideways. A leaf may become aContinue reading “When pumpkin seeds become Christmas lights.”

Taking the plush paper to a new level.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today I will show you how to color on the Plush Poinsettia Specialty Paper. To view the paper on the website please go to https://www.stampinup.com/products/plush-poinsettia-specialty-paper-?demoid=2008407. Here is a quick thumbnail so you know what I am talking about. For this technique I grabbed my Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends and began toContinue reading “Taking the plush paper to a new level.”

Floating ornaments and swiped borders.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I will demonstrate how to create a floating ornament card as well as a swiped border tree card. For the floating ornament card you will need: Misty Moonlight Card Stock Window Sheet Paper Trimmer Mini Glue Dots Adhesive Sheet Brightly Gleaming Designer Series Paper Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack Star Designer ElementsContinue reading “Floating ornaments and swiped borders.”

Ink pads are for coloring.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Have you ever looked at the front of your card and said that there is too much blank space or that it doesn’t coordinate well? Here’s an easy way to fix it. Grab a coordinating ink pad and swipe itContinue reading “Ink pads are for coloring.”

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