Category Archives: Techniques

Stamp-Off Embossing Folder Challenge

Stamp-Off Embossing Folder Challenge Welcome to another Stamp-Off challenge with Jackie, Susan, and me. This week’s challenge is to use our favorite Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Oops. I missed the “favorite” part of the challenge. This one isn’t my absolute … Continue reading

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Pounced Blossoms

Pounced Blossoms While I love Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper (DSP), I also enjoy making my own backgrounds for cards and other projects.  Years ago, before DSP was as plentiful and gorgeous as it is today, background techniques were quite … Continue reading

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Beautiful Leaves

Beautiful Leaves Friday was our bi-monthly Stamp Off Challenge, and Susan posted a gorgeous card using the Duoprinting with Chlorophyll technique. It’s such a fun technique. Simply place leaves between two pieces of cardstock, then wrap them inside a piece … Continue reading

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Emboss It!

Emboss It! Don’t you love to see the magic of heat embossing? At one of the first Stampin’ Up! workshops I attended, the demonstrator showed us a heat embossed project. I remember thinking, “That’s so beautiful, but I could never … Continue reading

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Sparkly Love

Sparkly Love Several weeks ago, Stampin’ Up! CEO Sara Douglass posted a video on her facebook page showing a watercolor wash technique. It’s super simple and very fun. I think I’m addicted, because I’m using it for today’s and tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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Stamp-Off Double Z-Fold Card Challenge

Stamp-Off Double Z-Fold Card Challenge It’s another Stamp-Off Friday! (Cue the confetti and balloons!)   So I have to admit – “fun fold” challenges aren’t my thing. They’re fun once you get into them, but I like sketches, color challenges, … Continue reading

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Faux Metal

Faux Metal Why is it when I think of “faux metal” I immediately go to music? I was raised in a “Classical Music” house. We listened to Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms…well, you get where I’m going with this. My brothers … Continue reading

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