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.”

Adding texture.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today is the day I add accents to create a nautical look. Take your Layered Circle Dies and create a ring in the Copper Foil Paper to create an effect of a porthole. Make sure when stamping you have already cut the dies so you can figure out the layout. It wouldContinue reading “Adding texture.”

Using a base to secure small parts.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to talk to you about securing small parts with a base. For this new In Color card you need a Thick White card base, a Seaside Spray card stock mat, a scrap of white card stock, the 6×6 in color pack, a piece of the new colored vellum fromContinue reading “Using a base to secure small parts.”

When old meets new.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I am starting to talk about Father’s Day. There are some great sets with some truly meaningful sayings that are so appropriate for this occasion. So today’s card is created with A Good Man and Geared Up Garage. Here is the video on how to create the card and much moreContinue reading “When old meets new.”

Technique Tuesday!

It’s Technique Tuesday! Do you know how to attach a card to a gift bag? Take a piece of card stock at least an inch wider than the card. Then punch a narrow window so the card can hang. Make sure the card matches since it will be a large part of the decoration forContinue reading “Technique Tuesday!”

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