[WIW Video] - Shrink Film Feathers

on April 01, 2015
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WFC-Nina-HeadshotHello everyone! Nina here again! Watch-It-Wednesday-square In this week's Watch It Wednesday, we're making some shrink film feathers! shrink film feathers closeup I thought I ordered clear shrink film but they turned out to be white... Well, it didn't stop me from having fun! :) Love, love that natural curvy look the shrink film adds to the feathers.

[Video] Shrink Film Feathers

Watch it below or in HD on our Youtube Channel. I apologize for the shakiness in this video. I was experimenting with a new video setup and the tripod was in every way I went... Oops... https://youtu.be/cVpz_wfukKE Thank you for watching! Here is my finished card! shrink film feathers friend card

Supplies: Feather More Stamp Set, Petal Point Inkpads (7, 14)

Have you tried shrink film before? Isn't it fun?! Here are a few things I learned: 1. It is hard to stamp on the slippery plastic surface. Be sure to keep your hands steady and not push too hard. 2. Even though I used non-inkjet film, our chalk inks (stamp like dye inks) still worked. I tried rubbing on the colors after the feathers cooled and the colors didn't come off. 3. The colors will come off if you use a wet wipe. If you are making something that might get wet, you will need a sealer to seal the colors. 4. If you want to die cut a shape, die cut it before you stamp. 5. If you want to punch a hole for threads, punch it before you heat the film. Because the hole will shrink with your film, I recommend using a 1/8" inch or bigger hole punch.   Hope you can find time to create and make something today!

[WIW Video] 10-Minute "Son-shine" Baby Card

on March 25, 2015
Hello everyone! Waffle Flower design team member Sabrina is on the blog today for Watch It Wednesday! Watch-It-Wednesday-square Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset DesignTeamHeadshots-Sabrina Spring is here!! I am so excited for the nice weather and am also looking for ways to carve out some extra time in my days. We want to be outside as much as possible. If you are looking for a some extra time to sneak in your hobbies along with all the life things this busy season, you might find this quick 10 minute card tutorial helpful. Watch the video below or in HD on our Youtube channel! http://youtu.be/n16sZlh1Gak Cards for boys always leave me stumped, but sticking to a smaller color palette seems to be the trick. And for babies, you can also sneak in a bit of glitter ☺   Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset Supplies:
Thank you for sharing your talent with us, Sabrina! Love the play on the sentiment! We hope that you can find time to create and make something today!

[Video] Quick Demo - Planning Ahead Stamp Set

on March 07, 2015
Hello everyone! We have a surprise for you today! Simon Says Stamp invited us to design a planner related stamp set for them in their Plan On It release. We put together a quick video to share what the Planning Ahead stamp set we designed can work with some of the products you may already have! Watch it below or on Youtube here! http://youtu.be/fgg4xfpYwoY Find more planner related stamps from us here: http://bit.ly/plannerstamps. Thank you for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

[Video] Soft Gelato Background with Heat Embossing

on March 04, 2015
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Hello everyone! It's Nina here with another Watch it Wednesday video for you! I stepped out of my comfort zone and played with some mixed media products. I have had the beautiful gelatos from Faber-Castell for a while. I've watched many videos about them and thought it was easy enough to try. Well, it took me a few tries to get the look I wanted for today's card. I had fun and will definitely try more later! nina-yang-gelato-thank-you-card

[Video] Soft Gelato Background with Heat Embossing

Watch it below or in HD on Youtube. http://youtu.be/-hzc7HND_EA As you can see in the video, I was heavily inspired by the inspiration photo for our current challenge. There is still time to enter! Waffle Flower Challenge-20150223 Thank you for stopping by! We hope that you can find time to create and make something today! SUPPLIES

[Video] How to Make a Perfect Zebra Card

on March 02, 2015
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Hello everyone! Today we have an awesome video from our friend Yana! She shows us how to use vibrant colors with our Monochrome stamp set! yana-smakula-2015-Waffle-Flower-Perfect-1

[Video] How to Make a Perfect Zebra Card - Yana

Watch the video below or in HD on Youtube. http://youtu.be/RXZMeYDtMv4

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Layer a piece of vellum paper to make your focal pop! yana-smakula-2015-Waffle-Flower-Perfect-3 Cut multiple times from black cardstock with our Perfect Word Die for a impactful sentiment. yana-smakula-2015-Waffle-Flower-Perfect-4 Add a little twine bow to soften the look. yana-smakula-2015-Waffle-Flower-Perfect-5 A zebra card, perfect in every way! yana-smakula-2015-Waffle-Flower-Perfect-6 __ Thanks Yana for sharing with us today! Your card makes us smile!   SUPPLIES 

[Video] Watercolored Succulents - A Card from Start to Finish

on February 28, 2015
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Hello everyone! Waffle Flower friend and artist Debby is joining us today on the blog with a video. She shares how she watercolored the succulents from our Potted stamp set and how she made the card from start to finish. Debby1

[Video] Watercolored Succulents

Watch it below or in HD on Youtube. http://youtu.be/64IQLK9mPcY

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Debby2 Debby3 -- Thank you for sharing with us, Debby! We couldn't agree more that "the joy of doing what we do is experimenting". We hope you can find time to create and make something today!

Five for Friday - [Video] String Art Hearts

on February 13, 2015
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Hello everyone! Nina here with another Five for Friday post for you! Have you noticed the string art trend? Our design team member Kim Kesti sure did and requested that we include something string art related in our DT Mix Stamp Set. I played with the dotted heart stamp and some threads for about an hour to create a reference card for the future. stitched-heart-samples Before we get to the video, let's look at the 5 string art hearts that inspired my project today. 1. What inspired me to create a reference card: string art heart 4

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2. What inspired the multiple layers on the first heart. string art heart 2

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3. What inspired the diagonal stitches on the second heart. string art heart 1

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4. What inspired the ombre effect on the second heart. string art heart 3

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5. What inspired me to use metallic threads on my finished card. string art heart 5

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My finished card: stitched-my-heart-for-you-card

[Video] String Art Hearts, Reversed Backstitch & A Card From Start to Finish.

Watch it below or in HD on YouTube. http://youtu.be/bOOZMImFZx4 A simple and sparkly card. stitched-my-heart-for-you-card-closeup

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