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Patterned Paper: Birthday Candles


Hey, friends!  Before we get to today's tutorial, if you are looking for the link up to win the next Stamp of Approval Collection, CLICK HERE!  Voting is OPEN! Patterned Paper:  Birthday Candles I don't know what make me more excited with this card...the endless possibilities for making quick, darling, patterned birthday candles - or [...]

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A little Stamp of Approval Surprise!


We are just one week away from the next Stamp of Approval Sneak Peeks!  Do I hear a WOOOT!!!? This is what to expect over the next couple of weeks: Right now:  if you purchased the YAH SOA, you can win the next one.  Details here. April 11, 6 pm.  Linky closes. April 11, 6:01 [...]

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Patterned Paper: Cut and Flipped


Patterned Paper:  Cut and Flipped Hello my friends!  The Poolers have returned home from vacation and we are ready to roll!  It was back to work and school for everyone except Eva.  Eva has 2 more weeks off of school, so she'll be hangin' with me.  Wonder if we can talk her into doing a [...]

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Patterned Paper: Weaving!


Patterned Paper:  Weaving! Last week I shared a video on using die cut frames cut out of Patterned Paper on cards.  Now, let's take strips of Patterned Paper and create a fabulous background by Weaving!! When creating a fun background like this, you really don't need much else.  A layer or two behind it and [...]

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Patterned Paper Framed Die Cut Card


Patterned Paper Framed Die Cut Card You all are clamoring for Patterned Paper videos and ideas! Last week, Dream Team Member, Allison Cope shared a video tutorial talking about Patterned Paper, how to pick colors, patterns and how to portray the mood for your card with colors and patterns. Allison must have been reading your minds, [...]

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Shadow Stamping – Whimsy Stamps Release


Shadow Stamping - Whimsy Stamps Release I'm excited to be sharing a fun technique and a new stamp set from Whimsy Stamps!  This little leaf is the perfect stamp for this technique. View the video tutorial to see how this card was made: I tried green, pink and blue...what color would you try?  Which is [...]

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CASE: Watercolor Smooshing & Butterflies


CASE:  Watercolor Smooshing & Butterflies StampNation Dream Team Member, Allison Cope, plays this game with members and I love it!  It's actually where we got the idea for the CASEing Christmas class this fall! What better way to get creating than to CASE (Copy and Share Everything) a card you love? When CASEing, I like [...]

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Plaid Backgrounds with Copic Markers


Plaid Backgrounds with Copic Markers StampNation Dream Team Member, Kristie Goulet, did an awesome trends article this month on Plaid.  I was so inspired that I started plaid-in' it up in my stamp room! I am tickled with how these came out!  The colors, the mix of plaid and flowers and sentiments. With a technique [...]

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Masked and Faded Stenciling and the Spectrum Sparkle Pen


The Technique Toolbox:  Creative Stencils and Mediums class is still going on over at StampNation, so I haven't put my stencils away! For about 5 bucks a pop, stencils are an inexpensive tool to play with and they can be used to create so many different looks and backgrounds. This card has several techniques:  masking, [...]

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Ink Smooshing and Clear Emboss Resist with SOA


Ink Smooshing and Clear Emboss Resist with SOA I giggled the other day when someone on Youtube asked me how the Stamp of Approval Young at Heart release went - she said I was all excited, then I made no mention of it!  She follows me on Youtube only, so she hasn't seen my chatter [...]

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