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Silhouette Christmas Scene Cards

Hello friends, today I’m sharing these wonderful and very effective silhouette cards. These are so easy to make with great results. I was inspired by the cards I saw being made at the Card-io booth at the Creative Craft Show a few weeks ago, they were probably the busiest store there and their demos were…… Continue reading Silhouette Christmas Scene Cards

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Beautiful Emboss Resist Technique

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing these beautiful cards made using the Emboss Resist technique.   This technique is an easy way to add a background colour to any stamped image or to add shine to your card design. I used the free Altenew Layered stamp and stencil set from Simply Cards & Papercraft Magazine Issue…… Continue reading Beautiful Emboss Resist Technique

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Beautiful Floral Gift Bag with Matching Card & Gift Tag

Hi everyone, today I’m sharing a few pretty projects using the Craftwork Cards, Grande Floral Stamp & Die set. This is a layering stamp so I wanted to create a matching set to really show it off. Check out the whole Craftwork Cards collection here. I’ve used the same technique I done with the Puffin card…… Continue reading Beautiful Floral Gift Bag with Matching Card & Gift Tag

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Any Shaped Cards Using Stamps

Hi everyone, I’m sharing today a couple of fun cards I’ve made using stamps only. I wanted to show you all a very easy technique for creating your own shaped cards, depending on the stamps you use. For this card, I’ve used the stamps from Issue 72 of Creative Stamping Magazine. Available from Craft Stash here.…… Continue reading Any Shaped Cards Using Stamps

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Fun Glitter Background Techniques

Hi everyone, today I have some fun glitter techniques to share with you all. I do love using glitter and love using it in my cardmaking. I recently received this huge selection of glitter tubes from Arteza and couldn’t wait to use them. You get 48 tubes of fine glitter in a huge variety of…… Continue reading Fun Glitter Background Techniques

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Partial Die Cut Pop Up Card

Hello back again with project number 2 of my Easter Series 2018 Here are my Partial Die Cut Pop Up Cards. This partial die cutting technique is lots of fun and can be done with almost any die you have. Patience and full concentration are needed to make these cards and remember if it’s in between…… Continue reading Partial Die Cut Pop Up Card

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No Heat Foil Technique

Hello, back again…Today’s tutorial was actually due to go live tomorrow but it seems I put in the wrong schedule date!…anyway here are cards I’ve made using the very addictive No Heat Foil Technique. I had recently seen a tutorial by Jennifer Maguire and she reminded me about all my foils I had stuffed in…… Continue reading No Heat Foil Technique

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DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

Hi everyone, today I have these wonderful presents wrapped in my own hand stamp paper. Sometimes its nice to just wrap presents rather then using a gift bag or gift box. As soon as I saw this amazing Bells & Bows stamp set by Altenew I new I had to have it. The layered 3D look you…… Continue reading DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

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Having fun with the Retiform Technique

I recently came across the Retiform technique from the talented Pampered Stamper and totally loved it. There are so many ways you can do this technique and no one card will be the same. In true Mixed Up style mine are bold and bright! I used my Creative Stamping Magazine stamp set called Winter Garden, this is…… Continue reading Having fun with the Retiform Technique

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Rainbow Masking

I love love love this effect! Whenever I have a brain block and want to do some crafting but don’t know what to make, this is what I do. I own a ton of Masks/Stencils and highly recommend them, they are perfect if you are just starting off and building your craft supplies and are…… Continue reading Rainbow Masking