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Masked Thank You Card

Finished card size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Continuing with one of our monthly techniques of a few months ago, the masking technique, I thought I would show you something a little different.  This method can create fun and stunning backgrounds on your cards.  Come join me in the studio as we can get started! Supplies: Stamps: […]

Multi-Color Embossing-Vickie’s View

Embossing Glitter By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  4.25 x 5.50 Supplies: Stamps: Kind and Caring Thoughts (Stampin’ Up!) Pretty Petites (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: Cherry Cobbler (Stampin’ Up!) Black (from my stash) Cream (from my stash) Inks: Versamark (Tsukineko) Other: Lace (stash) Painters Opaque Paint Marker in Gold (Elmers) Gold Ribbon (from my […]

Double Embossing

Double Embossing By: Nancy Dees Combining techniques can add a whole new dimension to your paper crafts.  We have all grown to appreciate embossing folders. They add texture to paper and can create a totally new look behind your favorite stamp.  Heat embossing can add color, depth and some glitz to stamped images.  But you can […]

Trifold Shutter Christmas Cards

Country Christmas By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: “Country Christmas”, inside sentiment and moose scene (Mark’s Finest Papers) Paper: Slate gray cardstock (Gina K Designs) Cherry Red cardstock (Gina K Designs) Winterpark Patterned Paper (Echo Park) Solar White (Neenah) Ink: Archival Jet Black (Ranger) Other: paper trimmer (Fiskars) score […]

July 2013 Trail Map

Here is the sketch Regena created for us this month:   First up, we have the Map Master’s card.  Watch for a step by step to publish tomorrow.   stamp credits:  Stampabilities     stamp credits:  Squigglefly stamp credits:  Stampin’ Up!   stamp credits:  unknown stamp credits:  Hero Arts, Stampendous and Inkadinkado Regena was kind […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Vickie’s View

Everything that makes you Happy By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Great Day(Penny Black) Everything that makes you Happy (Printworks Collection) Poppy Collage (Memory Box) Paper: Peach and Cream (from my Stash) Designer Paper (Stampin Up)–this was an old pack I had–It is double sided Ink: Distress […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Debbie’s View

  Doing What You Love By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide card size 6 X 12 inches Supplies: Stamps: Butterfly set (by Hero arts and Sizzix) Saying (Eclectic Omnibus) Paper: Yellow (Bazzill)  cut to 6 X12 Red (Bazzill) coral (stash) white (stash) Bitty scrap pad (Provo Craft) Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (Tsukineko) Copic (.too): Flower Rv21, […]

Brayered Background Christmas Card

Peace on Earth By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Deer (Non Sequitor) Trees (Flourishes) “Peace on Earth”  (Stamping Scrapping) Paper: Matte coated card stock (Marco’s Paper) All Spruced Up card stock (Gina K Designs) Ink: Brilliance in Pitch Black and Pearlescent Thyme (Tsukineko) Aidrondack in Cool Peri, Denim, […]

Stamping with Found Items

  Using found items to embellish your stamping by Nancy Dees If you have been stamping for a while, you know that embellishments can get expensive.  Sometimes you just can’t find the right item to fit the message you want to convey.  That is why I began to look for ‘found items’ to add to […]

June 2013 Trail Map

Here is the sketch that Regena created for us this month: Here is the Map Master’s card.  Watch for a step-by-step to publish tomorrow. Stamp Credits:  Rubber Stampede   Stamp Credits:  Hot Off the Press and Just Rite Stamp Credits:  Scrapbook Stamp Society Stamp Credits:  Michaels Dollar Bin.  Nancy made a second card for us […]

Brayered Background-Nancy’s View

Summer Sunset By: Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Trees (unknown) Paper: White (Marcos Paper) light blue (Hobby Lobby) Medium blue (Hobby Lobby) Inks: Ruby Red (Stampin’ Up!) Perfect Plum (Stampin’ Up!) Adirondack in Cloudy Blue and Cool Peri (Ranger) VersaFine Black (Tsukineko) Other: rubber brayer paper trimmer adhesive […]

Brayered Background-Debbie’s View

  Art Washes Away By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5 X 7 inches Supplies: Stamps: Gingko Leaf (Penny Black) Art Washes Away (Hampton Stamps) Ink: VersaMark  (Tsukineko) Colorbox Chalk Burnt Sienna (Clearsnap) Colorbox Chalk  Wisteria (Clearsnap) Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Paper: white glossy (from stash) eggplant (from stash) cream card blank  (David Tutera Core’dinations) […]

Birthday Cards using the KISS Technique

The KISS Technique by:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide KISS stands for Keep It Simple Stamper and it is a handy approach to save you time and have cards ready to go at the drop of a hat.  You know, like when you forget Uncle Mike’s birthday and find out he is coming for a visit […]

May Card to die for-Vickie’s View

Thinking of You By Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide I am on the design team at Paper Temptress and recently we did a blog hop for Heartfelt Creations.  We were each given a stamp set and a die that matched it to work with.  My set was Posy Patch.  All the paper is from Paper Temptress.  […]

May 2013 Trail Map-Debbie’s View

 TA Mouton Barn…100 years old  By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5 X 7 inches Supplies: Stamps: TA Moulton Barn (Stampa Rosa) Flowers  (internet coloring page) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Paper: White (Paper Temptress) Cream (from stash) Chocolate Box (Core’dinations) Meadow & Breeze (Studio k) David Tutera card blanks (Core’dinations) Copic Markers (.too): Barn: E11,E13, E15, E31,E33, […]

May 2013 Trail Map

Here is the trail map for May.  I love the diamond shape.  Below you will find what the Stamper’s Quest team has done with the sketch. Stamp Credits:  Hero Arts and Stampers Anonymous.  Tune in tomorrow to see the Map Master’s step by step directions. Stamp Credits:  Stampa Rosa.  Debbie will also have a tutorial […]

It’s a Zombie Mash

Zombie Mash by Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide    Finished Card Size: 6 X 6 inches Supplies: Stamps: internet free coloring page Zombie Family Paper: Red  (from my stash) White (from my stash) Cream (from my stash) Ink: Distress ink (Ranger) Barn Door, Crushed Olive and Rusty Hinge used on Zombie image Black Soot, Barn Door, Wild […]

Side Step Card-Debbie’s View

Fairy Garden by:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Card size: 6.5 X 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: digital images from (Scrapbook Stamp Society) Paper: Light purple ( from stash) Four Seasons (The Paper Studio) Copic Makers (.too): Blue / Purple fairy: Hair-YR20, YR23, YR27 Skin-E00, E31, R20 dress and wings-B02, B00, B0000, B04, V12, V15 Pink […]

Side Step Card-Vickie’s View

    Natural Beauty By: Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card size:  4.25 x 5.50 Supplies: Stamps: Natural Beauty Set (Stampin Up) Paper: Shades of Purple (from my stash) Base card is 5.5 x 8.5″ Ink: VersaMark (Tsukineko) Other: Bleach Foam Squares (from stash) Silver and Gold Paint Pen (Elmers) Purple Metallic Embossing Powder (Stampendous) […]

Christmas Masking Card

Holiday Medley By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Snowman, Tree, Kids Sledding and Sentiment (all Inkadinkado) Paper: Solar White card stock (Neenah) All Spruced Up card stock (Gina K Designs) Silver Strip patterned paper from Dots and Stripes (Echo Park) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa and Cottage […]