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Campology Card Inspiration

Here’s a Campology card inspiration for Day 7 of our series. Today we are using the Toile technique for our 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. It is usually printed in black, blue or […]

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Forever Fern Card

The Forever Fern stamp set is the star of today’s card inspiration. Today we’ll be using heat-embossing to make a clean & simple card. The images in this stamp set are gorgeous and elegant so there’s no need to go over-the-top with it. How about we keep it simple with this one. Do you also […]

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Trimming The Town Card

Our card inspiration features the Trimming The Town DSP, a new set of papers from Stampin’ Up! that are also found in the 2020 Christmas catalogue. First, what’s a DSP? That’s Designer Series Paper. They are double-sided printed papers usually in 12 x 12 inches but are also available in 6 x 6 inches. Coordination […]

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Dressed To Impress Card

Let’s use the Dressed To Impress to make a card. I love how the stamp set has a greeting for Mother’s Day. Also the shoes, lipstick and perfume bottle tug at my heart strings. It’s such a fun set to use. I want to keep the layout clean & simple by heat-embossing. Then after embossing, […]

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Gift Wrapped Bundle Card

The Gift Wrapped Bundle will inspire you to make cards for any occasion using a clean & simple technique. 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 love that there are 48 sheets in a […]

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Zoo Globe Graduation Card

Let’s use the Zoo Globe stamp set and coordinating dies to make a shaker card for our 2020 graduates. This year has been challenging for all our students. Remote learning was hard to navigate but it’s amazing how we all adapted quickly. I think a big congratulations are in order, especially to our graduates. Also […]

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Embossing and Paper Piecing Technique

Let’s learn the Embossing and Paper Piecing Technique. Do you have scraps of left-over Designer Series Paper? (DSP). One of the ways to use them up is a technique called paper piecing. I recommend DSP printed with dainty or small details for this project. I’m using the Beautiful Moments stamp set for my card. I’m […]

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White Embossing Technique

White embossing technique adds a special shine and gloss to your cards. Have you done heat embossing before? This is a fun technique using powders and a heat tool. You will also need Versamark (a transparent sticky ink) to help adhere the embossing powder to your card stock. How to emboss in white: Prepare your […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone. I hope that you are celebrating and enjoying the holidays with your family and friends. My Christmas card for you is a simple and humble one. As I was making this card, I pondered about the story of a little boy born in a manger long ago to Mary and her carpenter […]

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Heat Embossed Cards

Let’s make heat embossed cards. Have you tried heat embossing before? It elevates your card to another level by adding gloss and shine. It’s one of my favourite techniques for clean and simple cards. Heat embossing requires a few essentials: Heat Tool – It produces high heat to melt your embossing powder VersaMark – This […]

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Wishing Well Card

Let’s make a gorgeous wishing well card. The B.Y.O.P. stamp set and the Cheers To Love stamp set coordinate so well in this card. I also used the Envelope Punch Board to help me create the envelope. Here’s how: Create an envelope with the Envelope Punch Board. Use a piece of Designer Series Paper (DSP) […]

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Work of Art Christmas Card

The Work of Art stamp set has so many possibilities, including Christmas cards. A simple heat-embossing technique combined with the Holiday Home stamp set makes it shine. Do you like stamp sets that look like paint images? Isn’t it clever and fun? Here’s how to make the card: On a sheet of Basic White card […]

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Embossing Techniques

Embossing techniques are fun to learn. Warning: it’s so fun that it’s habit-forming. Once you start, it’s hard to stop. Technique 1 – Stamping on heated powder. On a sheet of Basic White cardstock, ink a clear-mount block with Versamark, sprinkle silver embossing powder and then heat. Repeat this process 3 or 4 times until […]

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Blackboard Card Technique

Blackboard card technique is an embossing technique that will make your papercraft projects look like it’s been made with chalk. Here’s how: Hold your Whisper White Craft Ink Pad at an angle and run it across your Black Card Stock. When you are satisfied with how much white smear you’ve got, set it aside to […]

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Blackboard Cards Workshop

Blackboard cards look as if they were made with chalk. Yesterday, I hosted a blackboard technique birthday card making workshop. The ladies and I enjoyed a creative afternoon making a stack of beautiful cards. In Melbourne, you will see many cafes and bakeries dotting every street, nook and cranny. Their A-frames with chalk handwritten menus […]