Denim Overall Baby Card

So . . . I’ve discovered this Stampin’ Up! retired stamp, Just Jeans, and I just LOVE it! After I used it make the denim ATC I posted Wednesday, I decided to use it for a baby card. What do you think?? This was so super easy to make once I made my template. The …

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Denim ATC

Many years ago I discovered the world of ATCs (Artist Trading Cards). I found it challenging to create these small works of art (ATC dimensions are 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″), but I just loved the challenge. I hosted an online ATC swap for many years on scrapbook.com and also participated in other swaps over …

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Partial Embossing

Here’s another card featured at my recent embossing class. This one uses only part of the embossing folder — hence, the name “partial embossing”. I apologize in advance if these directions are confusing. Please feel free to contact me if you have a question. Some one of these days I’ll take the plunge and do …

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Embossing & Distressing

I apologize for missing my Friday post, but my husband and I were away for the weekend — we spent an evening in a lighthouse! What an experience!! I highly recommend it to everyone . . . but I digress, LOL. This is another technique we did at a recent embossing folder class I held. …

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Baby Card – Double Embossing

I made this card using the double embossing technique. As a disclaimer, I have to say that my end result came out much better than the one I made for this step-by-step tutorial post. I needed to adjust my Big Shot tension, but in the interest of time, I didn’t. I hope these instructions are …

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Christmas Card with Inked Embossing Folder

Here’s another card made using an embossing folder. Just a few supplies, and the end result is a “WOW” card that is so easy to make! First I inked up one side of the embossing folder with Soft Sky ink. I used the Northern Flurry embossing folder. I inked the “smooth” or “flat” side (not …

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