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(2018 c24) Hearts, Embossing Diffuser

I followed Jennifer McGuire’s video showing how to use Sizzix Tim Holtz Embossing Diffusers.  First I used the outside portion of the diffuser with the round central shape removed to emboss the discontinued Cuttlebug Divine Swirl embossing folder into white cardstock. Next I put the same paper in the Sizzix Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder and this …

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(2018 c17) Valentine Ellen Hutson, Hero Arts, Faber Castell

I started by cutting watercolor paper with multiple hearts with Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies .  I then mixed Faber Castell Whipped Spackel with Perfect Pearls and applied on another piece of watercolor paper through the stencil I created.  I created several. The one for this card was …

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(2018 c15) Hero Arts Valentine, QuicKutz

The sentiment is from Hero Arts DI179 Valentine & Three Hearts Fancy Dies.  For the big heart on the focal point on the front and inside I used QuicKutz REV-0085 Heart & Arrow and the circle designer paper  cut was from QuicKutz REV-0084 Heart.  (this company must be out of business, but you can still find them on …

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(2018 c12) MFT Die Impress, Distress Oxide Ink

I had so much fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Reverse Die Impression tutorial for this card.  Using  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger  I started by inking the back of  My Favorite Things Die-Namics  Mesmerizing Mandalas.   I used the Embossing Mat and placed the  inked flat side of the die down on white cardstock, on top I placed colored cardstock then …

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(2018 c9) Ellen Hutson Mondo Hydrangea, DCWV The Adhesive Fabric, Distress Oxide

I adhered a sheet of DCWV The Adhesive Fabric 6×6 to a piece of white cardstock and stamped  Mondo Hydrangea from Essentials by Ellen Hutson with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Gold WOW Embossing Powder . I masked the hydrangea and sprayed the background with Ranger Perfect Pearls Mist, Kiwi (the link is to Amazon & it may not be good for very …

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Here’s a great Give-A-Way from Janette Klausen

  go to her Instagram post for details: click on her name to go there:    Janette Klausen

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(2017 c82) Wreath, Lawn Fawn, Spellbinders, Tattered Angels

  The leaves were cut from different colored vellum with Small Stitched Leaves die by Lawn Fawn  as you can see in photo to the left. For the background, first I covered white cardstock with stains by Tim Holtz/Ranger (Citron, Blue Print Blue)  I tried to follow this Rub Away Stencil Technique  but I think I let The Coffee Shop spray mist by Tattered …

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(2017 c79) Thanksgiving Place Cards, Cuttlebug, Lawn Fawn

These Thanksgiving Place Cards were FUN to make! The black leaves were cut from Blackboard material made by Darice. Names can be written with a white pen called Reminisce Gel Pen by Marvy Uchida ( This particular pen can be erased with alcohol on a swab, so you can use over and over again by changing the names).  The …

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(2017 c77) Ornament card, Frantic Stamper, Sizzix

For Today’s Ornament card I used the Poinsettia Bubble Ornament from Frantic Stamper.  This is the negative portion that was left over from the frame of the card posted yesterday.  As you can see in the picture on the right I used Jennifer Mcguire’s method of  securing tiny bits with Press N Seal (her husband invented it)  in …

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(2017 c76) Frantic Stamper, Sizzix

For Today’s Ornament card I used The Poinsettia Bubble Ornment from Frantic Stamper.  For the inset I followed Kia Gibson’s tutorial on Pretty Pink Posh  I love her technique of coloring tissue paper with powdered pigments. I used Color Burst by Ken Oliver, I sprinkled on my craft mat ad spritzed with water and blotted up the color & dried repeatedly, Then scrunched it up in …

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