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Watercoloring with Distress Markers – special guest artist


Only SIX more days until we kick off our Virtual Retreat at StampNation!  Are your bags packed? Join us for a week long celebration with new challenges and videos every single day. All of the festivities will be themed around things you do and see at a stamping retreat.  Buckle up, my friend!  We are [...]

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Second Generation Stamping

Second Generation Stamping Video Tutorial

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Second Generation Stamping, or Stamping-off is really easy...just stamp multiple times before re-inking your stamp.  It's a great way to stretch your ink pads and get more mileage out of this great tool. Second Generation Stamping View the video tutorial to see how this quick card came together!  (click the title of this post to [...]

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Quick Storage Solutions

Quick Storage Solutions for Card Making


Quick Storage Solutions for Card Making Today's video is a quick one with a couple updates on storage solutions for my craft room.  I posted on Facebook that I had gone into Michael's and got some baskets and some of my FB friends wanted me to do a video. So I grabbed Eva and that's [...]

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Clear emboss resist technique

Clear Emboss Resist Technique for Light it Up Blue Blog Hop


Today I am participating in the "Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness" blog hop and I'm one of the sponsors!  Raising awareness for WHAT Autism and Aspergers IS and how it shows up in different people is close to my heart. In the video, I'll talk about this a bit more, then I'll make [...]

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Ombre Stamping: Hand Made Birthday Card


This medallion has an incredible ombre look and you won't believe how easy this was to achieve! The Round Repeats Stamp Set by Papertrey Ink along with the Kaleidecolor Ink Pads made this card come together in a snap. View the video to see how quick you can make your own Ombre Stamping:  Hand Made [...]

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Embossing with Big Shot Dies

Embossing with Big Shot Dies – One Layer Card


Two good stamping friends of mine,  Maureen Merritt and Jill Foster are completely different stampers - Maureen being a Clean and Simple stamper and Jill being...well, what do you call the opposite of that?  Jill uses a lot of techniques, watercolors, layering and bold colors.  I get all starry eyed when I see her projects. I [...]

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Ink Layering with the MISTI Stamping Tool on KISS Cards


The MISTI Stamping Tool is perfect for making KISS Cards!!  (Keep It Simple Stamper!). I was thinking about how my KISS Cards series started while driving carpool the other day (I have lots of time to think on my way back and forth from the pool and the dance studio!). September 4, 2012 was my [...]

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Intro to the MISTI 2

Intro to the MISTI Stamping Tool


Have you heard all the buzz about the MISTI Stamping Tool?  I love the name...it's like your best friend, but it stands for Most Incredible Stamping Tool Invented. Pretty cool, eh? You might just have to see it for yourself to be convinced that this is a super cool tool...so view my video as I break [...]

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Diagonal Window Die Ellen Hutson – Video Tutorial


I was all set to share this with you a couple weeks ago until I found out that Ellen Hutson was sold out of this darling little die! So as to not tempt you with something you couldn't have, I postponed sharing this video tutorial.  Now they are back in stock, wooot!  Time to share! [...]

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Patterned Paper Die Cuts

Clearly Whimsy New Release Blog Hop – Patterned Paper Die Cuts video tutorial!


I had new goodies to play with to help Whimsy Stamps celebrate their new release!  It's always fun to sit down and play with new stuff, and I had a vision in my head of what I wanted to do with these darling little owls. Things don't always go as planned, though...check it out in [...]

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