Making a Card from a Box

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Today I want to show you in a very quick video how I used the parts from a box to create a card. These parts were from this month’s Paper Pumpkin. Here is the link to the video, https://youtu.be/sIPMqRy4poc. HappyContinue reading “Making a Card from a Box”

Shaker Flip Gift Card

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to show you how to create an original card. Yes, original. I am calling this a Shaker Flip Gift Card. If you prefer to see this card in action please go to https://youtu.be/j71Xl8zB1e8. Comment, please, and let me know if you have any questions or any feedback you wishContinue reading “Shaker Flip Gift Card”

Tunnel Card

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to show you how to create a tunnel card. I have also heard this called a spotlight card as well. Usually I don’t include measurements but I figured you might want some quick ones so you don’t have to go back through the entire video. 5 ½” X 8Continue reading “Tunnel Card”

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.”

Split the paper.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today is the day that we split the paper somewhat literally. I have taken the In Good Taste Designer Series Paper and picked my least favorite pattern out of the bunch. It is my least favorite since the little blue flowers or stars are all in a row. So I thought…how doContinue reading “Split the paper.”

Making a background from dies.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today is the day I am creating a background from several cut out die labels from the new Ornate Garden Suite. Take a piece of Thick Whisper White Card Stock and cut with a Paper Trimmer to 4 1/4″ X 11″. On the 11″ side score at 5 1/2″. This is yourContinue reading “Making a background from dies.”

St Paddy’s Day Card

It’s Tutorial Thursday! You are in luck…I am creating a St Paddy’s Day card with full instructions and video today. (Did you get the pun? Pretty funny, huh?) So here is the card with instructions and video to follow. Cut Thick Whisper White Card Stock with the Paper Trimmer to 4 1/4″ X 11″. OnContinue reading “St Paddy’s Day Card”

A bookmark and a card together.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today watch the video as I create a bookmark within a card. This card uses the 6X6 Feels Like Frost Specialty Paper as a focal piece. For full instructions and a tip on how to stick the bookmark temporarily please go to https://youtu.be/mo83nTQ8FbE. Happy Crafting! With inky fingers, Joni 🙂

It’s okay to be crooked.

It’s Technique Tuesday! I hear from many of you while you craft say that it’s not perfect. Well…it’s handmade. 🙂 One of my crafters would say “better done than perfect” (miss you Fran since you moved away). My point is if you can’t do it straight then don’t. Make crafting work for you, not theContinue reading “It’s okay to be crooked.”

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