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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Wire Flower Sculpture Gift Set – March Bonus Project for Craft Project Central

If you are like most of us, you have a lot of beautiful paper stashed away for a time when you are inspired.  This project will provide you with all the inspiration you need!  Just get out some packing tape, wire and your English Garden Designer Series Paper (DSP), or any other DSP that tickles your fancy, and get … Continue reading »

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Welcome Home

My brother and his family just moved into a new house, so I thought I would use the fun Welcome Words stamp set to make a card for them. This stamp set is great because you can welcome so many different things with it! Stamps: Welcome Word Ink: Archival Basic Gray, Night of Navy, Crumb … Continue reading »

Categories: Cards, New Home | 7 Comments

Thanks a Bunch

One of the best watercoloring tricks I ever learned was to heat emboss the outline on watercolor paper. It makes a little ridge for the colors to stay in. And it looks great, too! Stamps: Market Fresh Ink: VersaMark, Blackberry Bliss, Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake Paper: Crumb Cake, Watercolor Paper, Farmers Market Designer Series Paper … Continue reading »

Categories: Cards, Thank You | 6 Comments

Birthday Cupcake

There is a fun challenge over at TGIF Challenges at the end of every month, where you get to pick two of that month’s challenges and combine them for a new challenge. It’s such a clever idea! I combined the sketch challenge and the theme challenge (sweet tooth) for today’s card. Stamps: Sprinkles of Life, … Continue reading »

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Gift Card Envelopes with Glimmer for Craft Project Central

Spring and summer are on the way, and that often means lots of gift and gift card giving occasions.  This project features the B.Y.O.P. Stamp Set and the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits to create envelopes for five gift card occasions!  Using the same general sketch, this project combines designer series papers, glimmer paper and simple, varied embellishments … Continue reading »

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Giraffe Pyramid Pal

Yesterday, I prepped a bunch of frogs with the Pyramid Pals bundle to take to my Mom so that she could use them for Passover. I had forgotten how much fun these were to make! So I looked around on Pinterest (of course) and found this adorable giraffe. And since there is giraffe paper in … Continue reading »

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Peeking Penguins

Yes, I know that it is technically spring. And yes, it has been around 80 degrees here. But some parts of the country still have snow, so why not a penguin card? Stamps: Snow Place Ink: Archival Basic Black, Marina Mist, Pumpkin Pie Paper: Marina Mist, Whisper White, Subtles Designer Series Paper Other: Snow Friends Framelits, … Continue reading »

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Just for You (and the Global Design Project)

There is a fun challenge over at the Global Design Project this week. It’s a CASE the Designer challenge, and it is the amazing Jessica William’s turn to get CASEd. This was a fun card to make! Stamps: Botanicals for You Ink: Sahara Sand, Calypso Coral Paper: Sahara Sand, Whisper White, Go Wild Designer Series Paper … Continue reading »

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Tea-riffic Treats for Craft Project Central

The projects in this tutorial are simple enough for new stampers, and the treats themselves will make anyone feel “tea-riffic”!  Whether you need just a pretty card (adorned with charms, of course) or an ensemble of treats, this might be the perfect project!  Create a package to hold an assortment of tea bags, a tea cup-shaped bookmark, and a … Continue reading »

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A Pot of Tea to Get Well Sooner

There is a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge over at Stamp Ink Paper this week. I love Tic-Tac-Toe challenges, so of course I had to play along! Stamps: Greatest Greetings, A Nice Cuppa Ink: Island Indigo, Pool Party Paper: Pool Party, Island Indigo, Whisper White Other: Cups & Kettle Framelits, Softly Falling Embossing Folder, Metallics Glitter Tape, White Baker’s Twine … Continue reading »

Categories: Cards, Get Well | 8 Comments