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How to create with black magic.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are creating with black magic. Now before you start to wonder, there is no voodoo or weird stuff happening. It is simply an intriguing technique. You will need a card base, whatever mats you need, and for the one you stamp on it needs to be extremely dark in color.Continue reading “How to create with black magic.”

Cards need a holder.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are making a holder for all those cards. This is perfect timing for World Card Making Day this Saturday. So here’s how you create a holder or open-ended box. Cut a piece of Whisper White Card Stock (thick is preferred) to 7 1/2″ X 9 1/2″. Then on the 7Continue reading “Cards need a holder.”

Cobwebs everywhere.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are learning how to make sparkly cobwebs. These are the kind you want to have around home. While I stamped some spiders I promise they won’t bite. Here is what we are creating. For this card you will need: Thick Whisper White Card Stock Gray Granite Card Stock Basic BlackContinue reading “Cobwebs everywhere.”

When heavy metal takes center stage.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are allowing heavy metal to take center stage. Don’t get your ear plugs or run away, there is no noise involved. For today’s project we are taking the Brushed Metallic Card Stock and letting it be front and center. You will notice that there are three different colors to theseContinue reading “When heavy metal takes center stage.”

Turning a piece of blank card stock into a fiery blaze of autumn.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! We are doing magic today! You are going to be able to create this card that goes from Very Vanilla Card Stock to this fiery blaze of falling leaves. This is not to be confused with the wildfires we have going right now. For this card you will need a Thick VeryContinue reading “Turning a piece of blank card stock into a fiery blaze of autumn.”

The power of vellum.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are talking about the power of vellum. Not only does vellum give texture but it also softens the project to give a frosted look. In this case it does both. For tonight’s card you will need… Thick Very Vanilla Card Stock for your card base. Cajun Craze Card Stock forContinue reading “The power of vellum.”

Duplicate card with cutout overlay.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I will give you directions for this crazy card. For the card base you will need Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper cut to 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″. On the 8 1/2″ side score at 2 1/8″ and 6 3/8″. Cut out semi circles for the accent portion with theContinue reading “Duplicate card with cutout overlay.”

Going to the beach before fall.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I have two cards to teach you. Two! The first card is just like going to the beach but without the sand in places you don’t want to think about and no frizzy hair. The second card is all about the Designer Series Paper and how it can be a borderContinue reading “Going to the beach before fall.”

Playing with shapes.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are talking about creating more with the same product. For these samples the Stitched Shapes Dies, Layering Oval Dies, and the Stitched Rectangle Dies were used. I took a shape and cut four sizes. Then each of the shapes I cut in half to create the pattern. The base shapesContinue reading “Playing with shapes.”

Monochromatic cards and partial die cutting.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are creating two cards. One has a monochromatic background and the other has partial die cutting to accent a border. The monochromatic background is done by cutting out two detailed sunflower dies. They are then placed on the mat of the same color and attached with glue dots. After gettingContinue reading “Monochromatic cards and partial die cutting.”

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