Author Archive | Nina

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Five for Friday and a Cake Card Tutorial

Hello, everyone! It is Friday again! Five for Friday I’m sharing some cake inspiration today!   They look so good! Here is a card I was inspired to make! A Cake Card Tutorial The sentiment is a sneak peek to a new stamp set we are going to introduce in August. The cake was made from our Surface – Tag Die – Scallop Add-on. Diecut the rectangle label twice from pink paper and the scallop frame once from white paper. Layer the scallops on top of the labels to make the cake layers: Adhere the layers together and trim off the extra. The flower is made from our Rock My World Stamp Set and Die Set. Stamp the flowers on pink paper and die cut. Use a stylus and a mousepad to shape the flowers into little cups. Adhere the two flowers together with foam adhesive and you will get a great dimensional […]

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Flower Punch Board Tutorial, Coupon + Giveaway

Hello everyone! Have you heard the news that We R Memory Keepers and American Crafts are now one company? I am excited about this acquisition. For my Studio post today, I used the new WRMK Flower Punch Board and some beautiful paper from AC/Pebbles Special Delivery. The flowers are BIG – ranging from 3″ to 9″ in diameter. I had so much fun mixing and matching the sizes. It is amazing how these beautiful flowers were made from a simple punch board and a stem kit! Flower sizes and simple directions are printed on the board but it took me a while to figure out how to fold the petals. Once you have it figured out, it will be very fun and relaxing! So I put together a quick tutorial to share today! Tutorial Flower Size: S (5″ dia.) Paper Size: 2-5/8″ x 12″ 1. Punch and Score: Follow the directions printed on the board. 2. Fold the […]

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[Tutorial] Strawberry Rocks Card & Five for Friday

Hello everyone! Happy Friday! I was inspired by this rock painting project to make a card for today! Since I’ve been having fun playing with our Rock My World Stamp Set and Die Set lately, I immediately wanted to make strawberries with our rocks! And here is my take! How to Make Strawberries from Your Rock Stamps 1. Stamp the rocks on the card front. I’m using the reverse side of the “live, laugh, love” rock to get a solid image. 2. Stamp the leaves (from Flower Circles Stamp Set) and cut out. Cut about 1/16″ away from the stamped image will actually give it a more finished look. 3. Use a black pen to add some random dots to your “strawberries”. Wait until your ink is dry on paper to do this. The dots do not need to be perfect. 4. Use a white gel pen to add the seeds. […]

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Waffle Flower Challenge June/July 2014 (More Inspiration)

Hello everyone! We are sharing more samples for Waffle Flower Challenge for June/July 2014! We have two categories for this challenge and you can enter as many times as you want from June 15th to July 25th. You can find more details on how to enter HERE! Our talented challenge design team is bringing you more inspiration! Click on a project photo for more details on their blogs. Enjoy! Find the challenge details HERE and enter below! Link-up Tool Did you know that you can use your Instagram photos to enter? Learn more here! A Quick Tip: If you share your projects on social media sites, hashtag #waffleflowercrafts and/or #waffleflowerchallenge will make your projects be seen by more people!

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Five for Friday and A Heads-up

Hello everyone! Happy Friday!!! For today’s Five for Friday, We’re sharing some clever projects by our design team members and our customers. They all used our products in unexpected ways and made us smile. Hope that they will inspire you too! Our Hey Mr. Stamp Set is a very masculine set, right? Hazel showed us how easy it is to create a flower with this set! So bright and happy! We are working on our fall stamp sets. Terri showed us that we probably don’t need another pumpkin stamp this time! So fun and clever! We love the textures on her card too! Katie’s black tie card made us smile! Check out how easy it is to make one yourself here! Lorena has been amazing with the small half circle stamp from our Flower Circles Stamp Set. She shared this “work in process” photo with us on Instagram and made us WOW […]

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Surface – Tag Sketches & A Winner

Hello everyone! Thank you for taking time to join Waffle Flower Blog Hop during your busy weekend! We hope that you had fun getting inspired by our talented design team ladies. They know how to make a product shine! If you have missed the hop, you can check out their projects here: Joni AndayaKatie GehringKim KestiLorena CantóMay Sukyong ParkSuzanne Dahlberg And here is a round-up of the five sketches for our Surface – Tag products. Giveaway Winner Thank everyone for taking time to join us in the hop! Check out our design team blogs from time to time for more giveaways. Congratulations, Vicki!!! Please email us your stamp set of choice and your snail mail address to claim your prize. If you plan to order more products and save on shipping, we would gladly offer you a $20 store credit. Just let us know. Thank you! Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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Pebbles – You Stole My Heart Card

Hello everyone! Popped in to share a card I made for a publication call. It didn’t get picked for that issue but I loved it anyway. Here is the sketch: As shared before in [The Missing Manual for Card Making] Stretch A Sketch, I rotated the sketch, gave the elements meaning and added special touches with stitched “X”s and dots “O”s :) It is a winning card in my book. All paper and embellishments are from Pebbles Yours Truly collection. Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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