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Toile Inspired Christmas – Day 7

Today, we are making a Toile inspired Christmas card. Toile is a fabric printed with a repeating pattern. The standard for Toile is single colour and the theme is usually the scenic French countryside. Toile usually printed in black, blue or red for wallpaper or upholstery. Although the Campology stamp set is not a Christmas […]

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Embossing Leaves Stampin' Up! Wedding

Forever Fern Card Inspiration

Forever Fern is the star of today’s card inspiration. This set has gorgeous and elegant images so you really just want to highlight them and let them speak for themselves. This is the reason why I kept the layout of the card clean and simple. You can easily make this in multiples and stamp them […]

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Christmas Embossing Packaging Inspiration Stampin' Up!

Trimming The Town Card Inspiration

Our card inspiration features the Trimming The Town DSP, a new set of papers from Stampin’ Up! found in the 2020 Christmas catalogue. First, what’s DSP? DSP – that’s Designer Series Paper in Stampin’ Up! language. They are printed papers that are double-sided, acid free, lignin free that has a thickness ideal for all kinds […]

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Mother's Day Stampin' Up!

Dressy Card Inspiration

Well hello fabulous! How about we make a dressy card using the Dressed To Impress stamp set from Stampin’ Up!. This stamp set is for the sassy, brave, bold, sweet and the fierce. Every once in a while we need to be reminded that it’s ok to buy the shoes and to be as bold […]

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Birthdays Christmas Embossing Stampin' Up!

Gift Wrapped Bundle Card Inspiration

The Gift Wrapped Bundle will inspire you to make cards when paired with Designer Series Papers. The key here is to have a clean and simple layout. The Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Papers (DSP) that I used here is stack of 6 x 6 inch double-sided papers that’s ideal for card making. I […]

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Embossing Graduation Stampin' Up!

Zoo Globe Graduation Card Inspiration

Our card inspiration today features Zoo Globe by Stampin’ Up!. This year has been challenging for all our students. Remote learning has changed education in ways that we never thought possible. It’s amazing how we all quickly adapted and so a big congratulations to all students graduating this year. Also to parents and carers who […]

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Craft Classes Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Free Class – Stamping and Paper Piecing Technique

If you’ve been making cards or paper crafting for a long time, chances are, you’ve got a ton of scrap paper that’s accumulating somewhere in your craft room. I can suggest many ways for you to use them but today I’ll show you a technique that’s fun and easy using scraps of paper and Stampin’ […]

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Craft Classes Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Card Inspiration – White Embossing

There’s something magical and satisfying when something that’s already beautiful transforms into something even better. Stamping is already beautiful on it’s own but when you add white embossing powder and heat tool to the ensemble, it becomes extra special. Here is a basic tip that you can do at home. How to emboss in white: […]

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Birthdays Christmas Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everybody. Amidst the pompous and abundant celebrations with family and friends, I hope that you can find a moment to reflect upon the blessings you received this year. My Christmas card for you is a simple and humble one. As I was making this card, I pondered about the little boy born in […]

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Card Inspiration – Heat Embossing

Do you sometimes feel that something is not quite right when you’re making a card? All the elements are there but something seems to be missing?  With the clever use of the embossing technique, you can bring your cards to life and also refresh the stamp sets that you thought you’ve over-used. Bring out your […]

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Christmas Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Holiday Card Idea – Day 2

I love washi tape and I love it even more when I can make my own. The Tape It Stamp Set allows me to make washi tape in the colours that I like. The possibilities are endless with this stamp set. It is so versatile and can be used for any occasion, including Christmas. The […]

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Christmas Embossing Handmade Stampin' Up!

Holiday Card Idea – Day 1

For the month of November, I will be sharing holiday card ideas with you. I hope that I can inspire you to make and send Christmas cards this year. Gold adds instant glamour to your cards. Try heat-embossing graphic images and mix and match with your Christmas stamps. This card is so easy to put […]

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Embossing Techniques Workshop

Embossing is such a beautiful way of adding texture and elegance to your cards. There are now many modern ways of embossing. It has come a long way from simply heating up and melting your powders into your projects. It’s fun to learn the techniques. Why not try something different on your “me time” and […]

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Card Making Tip – Blackboard Technique

Here is a simple technique to make your paper look like a blackboard: Hold your Staz-On white ink pad at an angle and run it across your black card stock lightly. When you are satisfied with how much white smear you’ve got, set it aside to dry. You now have a blackboard Using a Versamark […]

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Water Stamping Technique

Here’s an easy technique to give your Christmas cards some “wow” factor. Spray some water on watercolor paper and stamp your image in a lighter shade of ink. Watch the color bleed around the paper then let dry for a few minutes. I like to speed up the process by using my heat tool to […]