Painted Harvest Thanksgiving Card

I made these cards as my September customer thank you cards using the Painted Harvest stamp set.  The inside of the card and the envelope were stamped to make a beautiful coordinating set. The inside of the card has the same beautiful flower stamped in the lower right corner. The bottom right corner of the …

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Snowflakes Embossed with a Thinlit!

The new Blizzard Thinlit Die is perfect to emboss with.  Yes, I said “emboss”.  Using the new embossing mats, it was easy peasy. The beautiful snowflakes, when embossed, as such nice texture.  I went over the embosing with Frost Shimmer Paint to add a nice shimmer and shine.  Of course, the snowflakes were not complete …

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Emboss with Framelits – Part 2

This second project is a cool way to add some dimension and texture to your projects. Simply,  you emboss with the framelit you would normally use to cut out the image.  The effect does not show up as dominantly as it is in person, but I think you can see it enough to get the …

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Embossing with Framelits – Part I

I just love when my tools have more than one purpose, don’t you?  In this project, I used my oval framelits to make a nicely embossed label.  I just love how the framelit left the impression of a nice border. A close up of the die cut label, shows the nice “rim” all around the …

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24 HOUR STAMP SALE!

Stampin’ Up! is turning 30 this month and is celebrating the event with a 24 hour stamp sale.  Select stamps will be 15% off tomorrow only (October 23).  There are lots of great sets on sale! Click HERE for a downloadable list of all the selected sets that are on sale. Please let me know …

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Make Your Own Glimmer Paper with Stencils

Today’s card uses a Stampin’ Up! mask/stencil to make a beautiful glimmer background. Although this process had glitter “flying” and most spots in my craft room were touched by glitter in one way or another, the end result was so worth it.  I just love the background.  I left the card blank.  It could easily …

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