Classes · Fancy Fold · Free As A Bird · Gatefold · Locking Gate Fold Fancy Fold · Tutorials

Tutorial: How to create a Locking Gate Fold Fancy Fold Card

Gate fold cards have been around for a long time, with many variations. A few months ago I posted a landscape version of a locking gate fold card. Today, I have the portrait version for you. Here it is closed .... This takes a standard gate fold card a step further using stacking dies to… Continue reading Tutorial: How to create a Locking Gate Fold Fancy Fold Card

Classes · Fancy Fold · Flip Flap Fancy Fold · Rectangle Stitched Framelits · Tutorials · Varied Vases

Learn how to create a Flip Flap Fancy Fold Card

The design for this fancy fold comes from the tutorials at splitcoaststampers.com. Visit the Tutorials section on their site for a video (the only difference are the measurements which I have converted to metric). Here it is with the flap closed .... This is with the flap open .... Supplies:Stamp Set: Varied VasesCardstock: Thick Whisper… Continue reading Learn how to create a Flip Flap Fancy Fold Card

Christmas · Classes · Country Floral 3D EF · Dry Embossing · Layered Leaves 3D EF · Magnolia Blooms · Swirls & Curls EF · Tin Tile 3D EF

Christmas Cards with Magnolia Blooms

In a recent class, participants made Christmas cards using non-traditional images. This is a quick and easy way of creating a batch of cards.All of these cards have been stamped, coloured and then embossed before being added to the card base. Measurements:Card base: 21cm x 14.8cm scored at 10.5cm (8½" x 5½" scored at 4¼")Whisper… Continue reading Christmas Cards with Magnolia Blooms

Classes · Faux Letterpress · Lace 3D EF · Stitched All Around · Stitched Shapes Framelits · Techniques

Technique: Faux Letterpress

At a recent technique class, I showed the participants how to use ink and an embossing folder to create some beautiful backgrounds. This technique adds ink to the indentations of the embossed image, creating a letterpress effect. Here is the card that they made. Instructions for the Faux Letterpress Technique:Ink one side of the inside… Continue reading Technique: Faux Letterpress

Classes · Falling Flowers · May Flowers Framelits · Techniques · Tutorials · Wax Paper Resist

Technique: Wax Paper Resist

At a recent technique class, I showed the participants how to use wax paper to create some beautiful backgrounds. This technique provides the look of an embossed image without the dimension by transferring the image to cardstock with the wax paper. Here is the card that they made. Instructions for the Wax Paper Resist Technique:Take… Continue reading Technique: Wax Paper Resist

Classes · Fancy Fold · Floral Essence · Folded Corner Fancy Fold Card · Perennial Birthday · Tutorials · YouTube Videos

VIDEO – Folded Corner Fancy Fold Card

Here is the other fancy fold card that we made in a recent technique class. It is known as a Folded Corner Fancy Fold Card. Tips: Supplies:Stamps – Floral Essence, Perennial BirthdayCard Stock – So Saffron, Pretty Peacock, Very Vanilla, Perennial Essence Designer Series PaperInk - Pretty Peacock, Mossy Meadow, So SaffronAccessories – Basic Jewel… Continue reading VIDEO – Folded Corner Fancy Fold Card