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Five for Friday & A Poppy Pod Bouquet Card

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Hello everyone! Happy Friday! I drew the flower pod in our Flower Circles Stamp Set with a poppy pod in mind. It makes me smile every time I see it in use. This week’s Five for Friday, I’m sharing some love for poppy pods. Five for Friday For a rustic wedding Fresh with coral Simple & Elegant Dried & Dyed In Print I like how Michelle describes the poppy pods: they are “like little jewels of the garden”. Poppy Pod Bouquet Card I was so inspired by the poppy pod bouquet photo that I made this card: How-tos Here is how to… Read More »

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Five for Friday, a Watercolored Card and a Heads-up

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Hello everyone! It’s Friday again! And here comes our Five for Friday Our design team has been busy with our Rock My World Stamp Set! It is my personal favorite in this release and I just LOVE what the ladies have come up with this set! Here are five links to the five most recent posts they’ve done! What is the perfect ink to use for overlapping? Check out Suzanne’s beautiful card here! The skinny shadow/grass stamp got to be the center of attention on Lorena’s cool card here! Rocks are trending! Katie shared the source of her inspiration for her clever card here! Lorena was back with a video… Read More »

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Avery Elle – Friends Are Like Stars Card

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Hello everyone! Popped in to share a card I made with the Written in the Stars stamp set for Avery Elle. A cool take on the nautica/star trend, right? I like all the sentiments from this set especially the friendship one. And here is my take: Nothing fancy here. I punched a 2-1/2″ circle to make a mask, heat embossed a few stars and colored in with some distress ink. I found out that I needed more stars after distressing the piece so I stamped a few more in white pigment ink and went over them with a white gel… Read More »

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N&T – Reverse Masking Technique + A Winner

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Hello everyone! Popped in to share a card using the brand new stamp set from Neat and Tangled: Dreams! It is a special stamp set which is free with any order placed at N&T store during this month for our year 1 celebration. I used a technique I call Reverse Masking to create the orange background for the sentiment. I use reverse stamping technique a lot but when the stamp design is not symmetrical, it will not work. How about using the reverse side to create a mask for it? I experimented and liked the result. Here is how I did… Read More »

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Playing with Envelope Punch Board + A Card

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Hello everyone! I have being playing with the Envelope Punch Board by We R Memory Keepers lately and had so much fun! The smallest size measurement listed on the board is for 2″ x 3-1/2″ (Gift Card, the left one as shown in the photo below). It is too big for most of my cards so I did a little hack and made the mini ones. How I love that my mini tags fit right in! Haha! {You will get this when you have the board} Paper Size: 3″ x 3″; Score Line (1-1/2″ for the square envelope; 1-3/4″ for… Read More »