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Category Archives: Techniques
It happens so often: you’re not totally wild over a new stamp set, but a stamper shows you some amazing work with it. You’re sunk. And, yes, it makes sense to buy the bundle and not just the set. See … Continue reading
You’re expecting something in a buffalo check, right? No. Today I’m sneaking into the holidays with this Jingle Jump card from earlier this month: I love this little set, Nothing Sweeter, on page 25 of the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday … Continue reading
This card from yesterday’s Stamp Review Crew blog hop uses the “oldie but goodie” technique called Joseph’s Coat Inside Out. Have you tried it? It’s really simple, but a little time consuming as you layer inks to create this dramatic … Continue reading
Hello, stampers! It’s time for another Stamp Review Crew blog hop, with all kinds of inspiration from one stunning stamp set: Tropical Chic, from the Stampin’ Up! 2018-2019 Annual Catalog. Yes, we have had tropical weather here in north central Illinois … Continue reading
In June stamp camps, we used the new Big Shot Embossing Mats (on page 221 of the Stampin’ Up! 2018-2019 Annual Catalog). For our project, we used the beautiful detailed butterfly die from the Springtime Impressions Thinlits set. If you … Continue reading
I think this is the last of my Sale-A-Bration projects. Actually, I have two final cards — these are simple and so we made five cards instead of the usual four in camp this month. Here’s the first, colored with … Continue reading
Not everyone read that last weekend’s Inkspiration Saturday was my last all-day event, so you’re seeing the announcement again! It was a wonderful day (you may have seen the short Facebook Live Video here when the day was just beginning), … Continue reading
You may be surprised to know that I have a small collection of George Washington memorabilia. Vintage postcards, sheet music, souvenir plates of Mount Vernon — all these go into a Presidents’ Day display in February. Well, some years; this … Continue reading