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One Sheet Wonder Cards with Delightfully Eclectic Paper

Not sure how to cut up your patterned papers to make cards? In this video, I’m going to show you how you can make 12 cards from 1 sheet of 12x12 patterned paper! A one sheet wonder is where you take ONE sheet of patterned paper, cut it up and use each piece to make a...

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How to Emboss a Full Card Front

Have you ever wondered how to emboss the entire front of your card base? Sometimes you want your embossed pattern to cover your entire card front, but trying to figure out how to do that can be tricky.   In this video, I’m going to show you 2 different ways that...

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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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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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