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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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Watercolor Sweetbriar Rose

I wanted to do a watercolor background, but it’s really hard to get a good stamped image with the Watercolor Paper.  My friend Susan suggested using Shimmery White card stock instead, and it does work wonderfully!  You get a nicely … Continue reading

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Puzzle Piece

This is the “Puzzle Piece” technique.  You punch or die-cut pieces from a layer, then color them and add them back in .  I usually heat emboss an image for the background, but this time, I decided to use the … Continue reading

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Serene Watercolor

My computer was running very, v-e-r-y slowly the other day (Comcast gives “high speed internet” a whole new meaning. “You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means.”)  Anyway, instead of sitting there, tapping … Continue reading

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Sail Away

I saw this background idea on Susan Horr’s blog yesterday, and I had to try it. It’s so simple!  Just take a stamp pad (the new firm foam pads work well for this) and slide the side of the ink … Continue reading

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I Like You

This is a new hostess set, “I Like You.”  Now, you have to understand that Mike & I went to see the local summer music theatre production of Man of La Mancha a few weeks ago, so whenever I see … Continue reading

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June Technique Class

For technique class this month, we’ll be using Blendabilities to color images, ribbon and rhinestones, and you’ll learn how to make your own embossing ink!  (Sadly, I used a set that’s no longer available for the flowers.  Why did I … Continue reading

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