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How to create a Faux Linen look with Glossy White Cardstock with VIDEO

Today I have an old but great technique to share with you. Using Glossy White cardstock and a sanding block with ink and stamped images, you can create a beautiful Faux Linen look. Card 1 Tips: This is the one that I make in the video. Stamps: Graceful Garden Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Tranquil Tide, Very… Continue reading How to create a Faux Linen look with Glossy White Cardstock with VIDEO

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Thoughts & Prayers Silver Soft Sky

This month, my classes are based on heat embossing. For a small effort, you can get a big WOW factor. Here is a quick and simple card using heat embossing with Silver Embossing Powder. To make it: Stamp tree and sentiment on pieces of Whisper White using Versamark ink. Cover with Silver Embossing Powder and… Continue reading Thoughts & Prayers Silver Soft Sky

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Artful Stampers Team Challenge Crushed Craze Artichoke

Sparkle is the theme for the Artful Stampers Team Challenge Blog Hop this week. This is something that is very difficult to show in a photograph but in real life, it is very sparkly. How I created it: The Hardwood background stamp was inked with Always Artichoke and stamped on the same colour card stock. Three leaves were cut… Continue reading Artful Stampers Team Challenge Crushed Craze Artichoke

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Technique Tuesday: Pop Out Swing Card

A few weeks ago, I showed you a Pop Out Swing Card and promised a tutorial on how to make it. Here it is. I hope you enjoy trying out this easy fancy fold. Supplies (all Stampin' Up!®): Cardstock: Card base – 21cm x 14.8cm scored at 10.5cm (I used Mint Macaron) Inside Layer –… Continue reading Technique Tuesday: Pop Out Swing Card

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Artful Stampers Team Challenge Melon Macaron

Alisa has given us some pretty colours this week for the Artful Stampers Team Challenge Blog Hop. It seems that a few of my recent posts have used Mint Macaron. Do you see a theme here? I really love this colour and was so happy that Alisa included it this week. I have made a pop out… Continue reading Artful Stampers Team Challenge Melon Macaron

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Thoughts & Prayers Mossy Wasabi

This is another one for my August 2014 Creative Crew challenge to "Use Textured Impressions Embossing Folders". There are so many ways to use an embossing folder. Check out the tutorials section on Splitcoaststampers. Here I am showcasing the Embossing Folder Stamping technique. For this technique, you don't even need to have a Big Shot… Continue reading Thoughts & Prayers Mossy Wasabi