A short trip to Hawaii.

It’s Tutorial Thursday and we are going to Hawaii! With the Timeless Tropical Stamp Set and the In the Tropics Dies we can enjoy a short trip to Hawaii. So close your eyes and imagine the soft sand between your toes and the salt water splashing just below your knees. For today’s cards you willContinue reading “A short trip to Hawaii.”

Bows, knots, pleats, and more.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today is the day we learn all about ribbon. Did you know that there are two different ways to do the same knot? You can also tie a bow at least three different ways. Then there are pleats, flops, and more. For full instructions on how these cards are created please goContinue reading “Bows, knots, pleats, and more.”

Letting the paper and dies shine.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to show you how to let the product shine. For the first card I have let the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper do all the heavy lifting. The marbled background paired with the peony colored with our Stampin’ Blends (Magenta Madness and Just Jade used) makes for a marvelousContinue reading “Letting the paper and dies shine.”

Sometimes easy is what you need.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Sometimes you just need easy to get you through. I love that Stampin’ Up! provides easy all the way up to as complicated and advanced as you can think. Well, after doing deliveries all day and needing to get some cards out in the mail I figured let’s do easy. So IContinue reading “Sometimes easy is what you need.”

Raise it to see it.

It’s Technique Tuesday! If you want a monochromatic card but want to see the last detail raise it. Add some depth to see the different layers. For this card I used an outer mat that was also white and raised it with Dimensionals. Then I did an inner frame embossed with the Pinewood Planks 3DContinue reading “Raise it to see it.”

Dividing papers and punches.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today is the day we have tutorials and a video for how to divide your monotonous patterns and how to use the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch. For starters you can use a thin piece of ribbon or paper to divide a pattern and break it up. This card uses the InContinue reading “Dividing papers and punches.”

Punches and buckles.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are creating a decorative border with a punch (you can also use a die) as well as a modified buckle card. For the card with the punched border. Grab a card base and punch or die cut your border. After stamp your images or sentiments and you are done. SoContinue reading “Punches and buckles.”

In Color Sunflowers

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are creating five cards that showcase the new In Colors. The new In Colors are Cinnamon Cider, Misty Moonlight, Bumblebee, Just Jade, and Magenta Madness. Which color is your favorite? To create these cards I embossed each of the mats with a different embossing folder. I used from left toContinue reading “In Color Sunflowers”

Embossing with a die.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! For you today I have a treat. The tutorial is how to emboss with a die while using the new in colors. So let’s being. Here are the instructions and measurements to create this. Cut a Thick Whisper White Card Stock to 4 1/4″ X 11″. On the 11″ side score atContinue reading “Embossing with a die.”

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