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How to Use Adhesive Sheets with your Dies

Have you ever used an intricate die to cut paper and then wondered how in the world am I going to glue this down without making a mess? Balmy Blue card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Cloud Paper: 3" x 4" Basic White: 3-1/4" x 4-1/4" Supplies: In this video,...

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How To Make A One Color Stamped Background for Cards

I love making cards with pre-printed patterned papers, but it’s also really easy to stamp your own! Monochromatic means using only one color and that’s what we’re going to do for the backgrounds of these cards.   In this video, I’m going to give you tips for...

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How to Tear Paper for Cards

Sometimes the number of tools you think you need to make a card can be overwhelming but one of my favorite techniques doesn’t require any tools at all! Basic White card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Patterned Paper: 3-1/4" x 4-1/2" Early Espresso: 3-1/4" x...

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Spring Stamping List

As we were all tucked away in our homes for weeks and weeks back in 2020, I started brainstorming how I could help you add a little more FUN into your days. The answer was... the Spring Stamping List! This year looks a lot different (thank goodness!), but this list is...

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Easy Milkshake Card: Perfect For Any Celebration!

Coastal Cabana card stock card base: 5-1/2”x 8-1/2” score at 4-1/4” Coastal Cabana: 4”x 5-1/4” embossed with crosshatch folder   You can scroll down to read some tips on how to make this card, but if you watch this video, I’m going to show you how I made this...

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How to Use A Hybrid Embossing Folder

What is a Hybrid Embossing Folder? It’s an embossing folder that has a coordinating die or dies so that you can cut AND emboss at the same time! In this video, I’m going to give you some quick tips for using Hybrid Embossing Folders: The combo I used in the video is...

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How to Add Vellum to Cards WITHOUT your Adhesive Showing!

Have you ever wondered how to add vellum to your handmade cards? Vellum can be tricky to work with because glue can make it warp and tape can show through. Floral Patterned Paper: 3”x 4” Basic Black mat: 3-1/4” x 4-1/4” Vellum: 4” x 5-1/4” and banner cut with Stylish...

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4 Ways to Add Color to a Stamped Image

Have you ever wondered how to add color to your stamped images? Basic White: 2-3/4" x 4" or use Scalloped Contour Die Dotted Paper: 4" x 5-1/2" Pool Party card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4"   In this video, I’m going to show you 4 different ways that you...

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