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[Video] Stamping Basics for Planner Users

Hello everyone! We’ve had some questions about the basics of stamping from our planner users so we put together a short video to show you how to use them.   We used a personal size Filofax page in the video but the stamps can be used on any planner. We used Fresh Ink but all pigment inks that dry on top of paper should work. Feel free to leave a comment if you have more questions! Video: Stamping Basics for Planner Users Watch below or in HD on YouTube here! Supplies Waffle Flower Crafts – Planner – Stay Focused Stamp Set Fresh Ink – Cocoa Fresh Ink – Tangerine Inkadinkado Clear Small And Medium Blocks Kirkland Baby Wipes InLinkz.com

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Caring Hearts Card Drive

Hello everyone! Popped in to share the Caring Hearts Card Drive we are sponsoring this year: The holidays are just around the corner, filled with opportunities to celebrate with family and friends. But during this special season, many of the elderly who live in nursing homes may be alone and missing their families. Wouldn’t it be awesome to bring smiles to their faces and brighten their holidays? That’s what the Caring Hearts Card Drive is all about! This wonderful card drive is hosted by Vera Yates and Jennifer McGuire and is in its 5th year of collecting holiday cards to send to the elderly in nursing homes. And we here at Waffle Flower Crafts are so proud to sponsor this worthwhile effort! We are donating a $50 store credit to one randomly selected winner from all contributors. Please join us in spreading cheer this holiday season with the Caring Hearts Card Drive! Click Here for all the details, including what to send and […]

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Rolled Roses Thank You Card

Hello everyone! I was inspired by May Park’s rolled felt flowers using our Flower Circles Die to make my card for today. I used patterned paper instead of felt and thought I should share a few tricks I’ve learned for conditioning paper to make it easier to roll. 1. Choose a few patterned paper you like. Diecut with the biggest scalloped circle die from Flower Circles Die. 2. Slice the scalloped circle diecut open and use the end of a paint brush to shape it into a spiral shape. We call this “conditioning the paper”. 3. Wrap the conditioned paper on your finger tip to help shape it into a flower. 4. Lay the rolled flower loose on your table and glue the loose end to the body. 5. Use the end of a paint brush again to roll the tips of the petals out for a more realistic look. 6. Apply liquid glue […]

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Quick and Easy Holiday Cards with Flower Circles Die

Hello everyone! Popped in to share a quick and easy way to use our Flower Circles Die for a Christmas card with a fun twist. We will start with a regular A2 cardbase made from a piece of green cardstock and a 4″x4″ piece of pink cardstock. Diecut the biggest scallop circle in Flower Circles Die from the cardbase. Use foam adhesive to mount the pink backing card on the back of the scalloped opening. Add foam adhesive to the circle diecut, using the scalloped circle as a guide, adhere the circle to the center of the window. Add a dot of glue to the pointed ends of the scalloped window. Adhere the scalloped diecut to the window. Stamp the sentiment from Holiday Labels – Merry Stamp Set with white ink on some pink cardstock. Diecut with our Holiday Label 1 Die and adhere to the card front. The color combo can be easily changed to your […]

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DIY Halloween Pencil Toppers

Hello everyone! I’m very excited to share today’s project with you! Since Waffle Flower does not have any Halloween designs this year, I haven’t been able to make anything for Halloween except some cards until… yesterday! I was so happy to receive the invitation from Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores to participate in their new campaign: #DIY4Halloween – a perfect opportunity to DIY for, isn’t it?! I went to my local Jo-Ann with the coupons on my phone (did you get the mobile apps? so convenient!). I spent a couple of hours browsing the fun collections, dreaming of the possibilities and brought home the supplies for my Halloween Pencil Toppers! Supplies I will try to link to joann.com where you can order some of the supplies online. But since it is close to Halloween, you probably need to go to the store to get your supplies. – Styrofoam Balls (There are many sizes, I picked the Floracraft 2-1/2″ Styrofoam Balls – 6PK/White.) […]

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Stock Update

Hello everyone! Popped in to share a few updates on our stock. We just had a restock of our dies and the following backordered products are now ready to ship: Surface – Tag Die – Starter Kit Surface – Tag Die – Santa Add-on Surface – Tag Die – Scallop Add-on Riverside Die Set Flower Circles Die Tiny Star Die We have completely underestimated the demand for planner stamps. The products for shipments on October 21 (as announced on the product pages) have almost sold out. We will change the announcement to say October 28 in a few minutes. There is still a handful of each item left but at the speed the orders are coming in, we cannot promise that all new orders will ship on October 21 anymore. Here are the list of stamp sets that will be ready to ship on October 21: Love Stamp Set A Homemade Christmas Stamp Set Surface Tag Stamp Set […]

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Waffle Flower Challenge October/November 2014

Hello everyone! Welcome to the Waffle Flower Challenge for October/November 2014! We have two categories for this challenge and you can enter as many times as you want from October 15th to November 25th. You can find more details on how to enter at the end of this post. The Waffle Flower Challenge Team will vote for a winner in each category. The two winners will receive a stamp set of their choice and join our team for the next challenge. We will also draw a random winner to receive a stamp set of their choice. The Photo Inspiration Challenge The Designer Challenge   Inspiration Our challenge DT and our winners of our last challenge have some awesome inspiration for you! Click on their name will direct you to the post on their blogs for the details. Enjoy!  Tenia – Winner of Our Last Challenge Piali Miriam Dana  Tessa Piali AMAZING creations, ladies!!! Thank you so much! The […]

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