Category Archives: Jennifer McGuire Techniques

(2021 c035) Father’s Day

Father’s Day cards for my Husband and boys. I stamped the tree from Altenew In My Thoughts  with my Misti using Distress Inks by Ranger , then I stamped again with Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with Clear  Ranger Embossing Powder in order to resist ink when coloring the backgrounds. I used the  Gel Press 5×7 from Hobby Lobby and …

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(2021 c020) Floral & Hot Glimmer Sentiment

The background was dry embossed with Tim Holtz Sizzix Botanical 663094 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder , but first I swiped the flattest side of the folder with  Hero Arts Pigment Unicorn White Ink . This was a technique I saw at Jennifer McGuire’s Creative Uses of  Embossing Folders  she shows multiple techniques. The  sentiment was i was embossed onto 3M …

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(2021 c008) Valentines with Printed Papers

The Heart was cut out of metalic cardstock using  TONIC STUDIOS Traditional Heart Die Set 1459e for the outer cut and the center was cut out using a very old and discontinued die set called Swirled Heart by Spellbinders. The link will show you other hearts they still carry. Love was cut using Love Stamp & Cut by Hero Arts . This metalic …

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(2020 c102) Thanks Shaker

Once again I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background behind the shaker window using Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die. and also the 2 gold frames on the outside using Kat Scrappiness Double Stitched Rectangles . The shaker window was created with my laminator following  Jennifer McGuire’s Embellished Windows Technique . The sentiment …

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(2020 c100) Thanks – Thanksgiving Letterpress

Once again I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background.  I created the DIY Letterpress by cutting 3 pieces of heavy cardstock with  Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die. Instead of the vellum step I covered the top with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with a cheaper brand of clear embossing powder. …

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(2020 c094) Hero Arts Birthday Shaker

The flower is from Hero Arts CM259 Peonies . I stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder and “painted” them with Distress Inks by Ranger . The clear cover was created following Jennifer MdGuire’s Embellished Windows Technique.  (using laminator sheets) Check out her blog post and she has a Great video Tutorial. I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress …

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(2020 c092) Fall Thinking of you

I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background. This second attempt went a little Off the Path, but I like it & will probably even do it this way again sometime. I may have to call it Letter Depress instead of Letter Press???? Ha ha. As you can see in …

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(2020 c091) Die Cut Letterpress & Gel Plate Leaves

I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background using Kat Scrappiness Star Fusion  and inking up with Twisted Citron Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger . For the center I cut a dark green piece of vellum with Lawn Fawn Large Cross-Stitched Square Stackables. I carefully glued the THANKS by …

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(2020 c81) Not Feline Well?

Again I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Scene Changing Cards video to make this fun Clean and Simple Window card.  Stamps & Dies used:  Sadly this CUTE stamp set called Smitten Kitten appears to be discontinued at  Sugar Pea Designs, I colored with Copics.  The front of card has Doctor Cat, Sentiment and the sleeping cat bed …

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(2020 c049) Bookmarks, Never Before Inked Stamps

I used a stamp set that was a limited editiion collaboration between Simon Says Stamp & Hero Arts called Stamptember 2019 Real Flowers Vintage SSS102043.  I don’t know how I managed to not use it until now!!!  See in photo below: I made 2 bookmarks and in the photo above the one on the left is …

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