Category Archives: Techniques

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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Embossing Folder Friends Challenge

It’s time for another one of our “friend challenges” with Susan and Jackie. This is another one from Jackie, and it’s a technique challenge (my favorite!!). For this one, you use an embossing folder as a stamp. Like the photo … Continue reading

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Demonstrator Tic Tac Toe Challenge

In late August, I e-mailed our local demonstrators a “challenge” to complete before the next meeting. The idea was to create a card for the challenge, then bring it to the meeting in a plain envelope. Then we’d try to … Continue reading

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Fancy Fold Challenge

It’s time for another Wacky Watercooler challenge! This is a fancy fold challenge. Anything goes, as long as it has a different fold. Here are some ideas for you. And here’s my card. Blushing Bride is my “go-to” pink, but … Continue reading

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