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Home is Where the Heart is

Hello everyone! Popped in to share a card that was published in Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking magazine January 2014 issue. The card was in the Stamp It! Techniques section for Spotlight Stamping. The idea is to hight light a part of your stamp by stamping the part again, coloring it differently and popping it up with some foam adhesive. I heat embossed the map pattern on both the kraft card base and some red cardstock. I used a heart punch  to punch out the part I wanted to spotlight. Think all the punch and die shapes you can use with this technique! If you are a subscriber of the magazine, you can see all the creative takes on this technique here! Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting! SUPPLIES Studio Calico – Stamp – Roma (EH|SSS) Hero Arts – Right at Home (EH|SSS) Versamark – Emboss Ink – Clear (EH|SSS) […]

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Updates & Giveaway!

Hello everyone! I felt that the blog has been neglected during the past few weeks. So I’m popping in to share a few good news and then a giveaway! 1.  Waving hello from my little corner of the world~~~ This blog  was visited by people from 181 different countries in 2013! Wow! Thank you for stopping by! 2. I was notified recently that my cards will be on magazine covers! Woohoo! For both CARDS and Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking. These are my two favorite magazines and they both offer digital subscription – you can read them no matter where you are! Don’t forget to check out their submission page while you are there! Pub calls are a lot of fun to play with! 3. I’m leaving for Craft & Hobby Association Show tomorrow! It is where manufacturers share their new releases for 2014. I look forward to seeing the new products […]

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Pink & Gold Holiday Cheer Card

Hello everyone! The card for today was also published in Paper Crafts Holiday Cards & More Vol.8. Here’s the link to a digital sneak peak of the issue. I made this card back in March this year, when I was obsessed with pink, gold and sequins. Who knew that they would all become so popular again today? Stay connected via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube!  Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

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Merry Jolly Cheer Card

Hello everyone! The card for today was also published in Paper Crafts Holiday Cards & More Vol.8. Here’s the link to a digital sneak peak of the issue. The “Miracle of the Holidays” was my favorite holiday stamp set last year. I used bits and pieces of patterned paper to bring out the color. Stay connected via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube!  SUPPLIES *EH – Ellen Hutson Online Store; SSS – Simon Says Stamp Online Store Hero Arts – Miracle of the Holiday (EH|SSS) Hero Arts Ink – Tide Pool (EH|SSS) Lawn Fawn – Peppermint (EH|SSS) MME – Enamel Dots (EH|SSS) Neenah Cardstock – Solar White (EH|SSS)

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Grayson Card Drive + A Winner

Hello Everyone! I had some time this morning and made a couple cards for Grayson and his brother Aydan. You can read about the card drive Danielle started here. These are simple cards but I hope that they will bring a smile to the boys. I used the new Hero Arts Gold ink on the building silhouette in the super day card. I am a little disappointed about the gold ink. It is watery (like the rest of the shadow inks) and is more like a light kraft color with some glitter in it than a solid pigment gold ink I am used to. I will try it more later but here is a comparison shot: And while I’m here, I would like to announce the random winner of Pebbles Back to Basics Blog Hop at my stop. Congratulations Kelly! Please email me your snail mail address at: Thank everyone for […]

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