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Card Making 101 Stampin' Up! Technique

Colour Wheel Technique

The colour wheel is a valuable tool that you can use for card making. Have you ever tried making one with the ink pads that you own? The simplest way is to do a pie chart divided into 6 segments. The 6 segments will house your primary and secondary colours. Your primary colours are red […]

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Card Making 101 Stampin' Up! Technique

Stamping Using Markers As Ink

Have you tried stamping using markers as ink in your card making? It’s a technique that requires only a few things – stamps and markers. To ink your stamps, simply run your markers on the images then stamp. The photo above shows you how. It’s as easy as that! Inking with markers works with all […]

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Card Making 101 Floral Stampin' Up! Technique

Jar of Flowers Masking Technique

Today, we are going to use the Jar of Flowers from Stampin’ Up! to do some masking on our cards. Masks are everywhere. These days wearing a mask has become as normal as wearing a hat. This piece of covering is our line of defence when we’re out. I cover for you and you cover […]

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How To Stick Labels On Your Ink Pads

Today, I’ll show you how to stick labels on your ink pads. Raise your hand if you label your ink pads. Good on you if you do this religiously when a new ink pad arrives at your doorstep because many skip this part altogether. Perhaps it’s the excitement of breaking open a new colour or […]

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Card Making 101 Designer Series Paper Stampin' Up!

Cutting Designer Series Paper

Here’s a quick tip in cutting designer series paper. Beautifully printed papers are essential for paper crafting. Adding a layer of gorgeous print adds interest and also the easiest and most effective way to bring your projects to life. How many times have you reached for your Designer Series Papers when you needed to make […]

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How To Cut Card Stock

Here’s a quick guide on how to cut card stock. One of the first few basics in card making is cutting card stock. Paper is expensive and it’s a shame to waste it. Card stock is usually available in 2 sizes – A4 and 12×12 (inches). A good paper trimmer and scorer is a tool […]

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Hoot Hoot Hooray Tags

Let’s make tags using the Hoot Hoot Hooray stamp set. Hi everyone. I’ve missed you! With all the news surrounding coronavirus and the lockdown that’s preventing us from having our craft classes, I’ve decided to do a video tutorial to give you something fun to do at home. It’s a simple and quick project that […]

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Card Making 101 Handmade

Basic Essentials In Card Making

It is simple to make a handmade card if you have the right tools and if you have just discovered the joy of card making then you have come to the right place. The two questions I often get from my customers are “What do I need to start card making?” and “How much will […]

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Card Stock and How To Cut It

Card stock and how to cut it is a question that pops up in card making. Card stock is the paper that we use for card making and scrapbooking. It is more durable and thicker than your normal printing paper. You have your A4 size which is the preferred size for card making and the […]

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Card Making 101 – Cutting Mat & Paper Trimmer

Here’s the second part of card making 101. It makes sense to invest in these two items. It helps when you have a good surface to work on and a good paper trimmer to cut your card stock. Let’s shed some light on your cutting mat and paper trimmer. Cutting Mat I recommend a good […]

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Card Making 101 – Your Basic Essentials

“What do I need to start making my own cards? Do I need to buy everything?” I get this question many times. My advice is to keep it simple and practical. There are so many beautiful products available for papercrafting and it can get confusing and quite overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. […]