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Using simple shapes for cards.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Last week I used the Stitched Triangles Dies to create a Christmas card. Well, this week I am at it again using a similar technique to create a similar result. You just need awesome paper and some simple shapes to get done with your creation. Please, if you create using this technique,Continue reading “Using simple shapes for cards.”

Floating haunting letters.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I will show you how to float letters between the mats. Here is the card that you can create after reviewing the list of supplies and watching the video on how to create this haunting project. Thick Whisper White Card Stock Magic in This Night Designer Series Paper Hallows Night MagicContinue reading “Floating haunting letters.”

Using dies to overlay.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today is the day we learn about dies or punches closing a card. You can use an accent piece to overlay on a cad or project to make it appear to close. In this case I used a gatefold card and then used glittery bats to close it. For the card youContinue reading “Using dies to overlay.”

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.”

Taking care of our own.

It’s Friendship Friday! This is the day to focus on giving back or paying it forward. Most of the time we are focused on giving back or paying it forward outside of the “crafty” family. Well, today we have an opportunity to give to one of our very own. Shawnie has been in the hospitalContinue reading “Taking care of our own.”

Giving back by shopping.

It’s Friendship Friday! This is the day to focus on giving back or paying it forward. Not only are we tasked with taking care of ourselves, checking in with friends, and giving when we can but also knowing where everything comes from. Now it’s not enough to know where it was made. You also shouldContinue reading “Giving back by shopping.”

Giving back through cards.

It’s Friendship Friday! This is the day to focus on giving back or paying it forward. In the past we, as a group, have given back in so many ways. We have attended galas, bingo nights, mailed cards, bought gift cards, donated turkeys, and more. Well, it’s been a little while since we have givenContinue reading “Giving back through cards.”

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.”

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.”

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