Category Archives: Technique-a-Week Beyond Basics

Scrappy Tails Crafts Assorted Christmas Leaves YouTube Hop + Giveaway!

Today the Scrappy Tails team is sharing their love for our best selling and beloved “Assorted Christmas Leaves” die set! We are happy to be showing you multiple ideas that feature this die set along with other Scrappy Tails products!    Giveaway details: Hop along with us for some wonderful inspiration and chances to win some awesome prizes!… Read More »

Rustic Christmas Card Using Toner Sheets For Foiling Details

I’ve been looking for an excuse to use the Therm-o-Web Deco Foil toner sheets to do some foiling with my laminator.  I decided to try them out today to create a Christmas card with my Poinsettia Dies from Scrappy Tails Crafts. A couple of months ago I won a gift card to Therm-o-Web’s store.  One of the items… Read More »

Interactive Gate Fold Halloween Card With Peek-a-Boo Suprise!

I have a video to share with you today to show you how to make two cards with very different techniques using a new stamp set from Maker Forte called Snail Mail Everyday Sentiment stamp set. This is a great go to stamp set for your stash.  There are future add on sets coming for this set, so… Read More »

2 Slimline Cards With Stencil Techniques Featuring Maker Forte Products

I have two cards to share today using Maker Forte products that were just released in August! The first card is a 4 x 8-1/2″ slimline card with a monochromatic color scheme.  I used the Have a Brew-tiful Day stamp set, along with the Iced, Ice Baby Add-on set and the In Bloom stencil.   I mixed some… Read More »

Easy Cards With Stencil Techniques Featuring Maker Forte

I have two cards to share today using stencil techniques that feature products from Maker Forte. This card uses a layered stencil called Pineapple Petals.  This is a 3 stencil set.  Isn’t it pretty? I made this in less than 10 minutes!! Stencils are a cost effective tool to have in your stash.  They are versatile and  you… Read More »

Traveler’s Notebook Music Themed Layout With Foiled Ephemera

I’m on The Hedgehog Hollow blog today with a video showing the process for making a traveler’s notebook layout using their May subscription kit box. I was surprised by all the stuff that came in the May subscription box.  I got 2 stamp sets, 2 stencils with both the stencil and the mask, 2 sets of foilable ephemera… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: Beach Theme

This week’s Make The Cards Challenge is a beach themed challenge!   This past winter, I’ve seen such a variety of sea creatures off the dock at our house, that I think more about what is under the water now than I ever did before. For my beach themed card, I created an underwater beach scene! This is… Read More »

Mother’s Day Card Challenge

It’s time for another Scrapping4Fun Challenge and this one is a Mother’s Day/Ladies/Girls challenge.   Our sponsor for this challenge is Di’s Digi Stamps!     I pulled out a cute stamp set from Carabelle Studio called Ilona and the Fabric Flower. I bought this a few months ago and didn’t have a chance to pull it out… Read More »

Quick and Easy Watercolored Mother’s Day Card + A Quick Watercolor “Cheat”

I’m on the Maker Forte blog today sharing two quick watercolored Mother’s Day cards. I made this quick card using the Calming Cosmos stamp set, Celebrating All Mothers stamp set, and Whimsical Stripes stencil all from Maker Forte to create my first card.  I did the watercoloring with Distress Oxides in ripe persimmon, barn door, fossilized amber, forest… Read More »