Category Archives: Technique Tutorials

Regiftable cards

My friends occasionally ask me what they should do with the birthday cards I make for them. On receiving this card, my friend Caroline said, “It’s just too nice to toss out, but I don’t often save cards.” I told … Continue reading

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Patterns and Pennants

One of my goals for making this card was to try layering different patterns of paper.  I love patterned paper, but I also find it a bit intimidating trying to match different designs and colors.  Most of these papers came … Continue reading

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Wet and Dry (embossing that is)

Who knew?  You can dry and wet emboss at the same time! I was so inspired by a treat bag I saw on the blog of the incredible Josee Smuck, that I had to try it right away.  For this house-warming card, … Continue reading

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(More) Busy Butterflies

If you look back through my posts, you will definitely see a lot of butterflies, of different shapes and sizes.  I guess everybody has their favorite go to images, and mine are butterflies. This is another card inspired by a … Continue reading

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Cats and Corners (rounded corners that is)

This card was inspired by a SplitCoastStampers CAS challenge from a few months back, but somehow I just never got around to posting the card.  I love how the geometric squares in this card are softened by the ribbons, and by rounding … Continue reading

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Watercolour Wonder

This sweet card uses the colours from the Play Date Cafe colour combination. How I Made It I cut three strips of 5 1/2 by 1 1/4 watercolour paper. Using I roller stamp, I stamped the images on the strips with … Continue reading

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The Garden of the Fugitives

Not every scrapbook page I create documents something celebratory. Sometimes in our travels we witness something or someplace that is moving and deserving of remembrance, despite having some sad associations. The Garden of the Fugitives in Pompeii was one such … Continue reading

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