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Make backgrounds with white embossing powder

Hello there. Good day to you! It’s Kristie Larsen here and I’m stopping in to share with you some tips on how to take your background stamps and make them extra special with some heat embossing and ink. Let’s make backgrounds with white embossing powder! Here is what I used…

April’s Card Sketch and Card

Today I am using April’s Card sketch by Bev: To make my card I used the following items: PAPER: Pop Tone Sweet Tooth, Pop Tone Black Licorice, Simple Stories Boutique Green Dotted Paper INK: Copics YR16, YR20 STAMPS:  Hero Arts Happy Day Animals MISC:  Avery Elle Said Hello Die, Martha…

Paper Doll Layout

Happy Tuesday!  Today I have a layout highlighting my sweet dolly girl, Quinn.  I absolutely love Prima Doll Stamps and am learning Copic coloring, so I combined those with some fabulous papers from Echo Park for a paper doll layout! Supplies Used: Prima Doll Stamp Betty Echo Park Sweet Girl…

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 5

Welcome to A Walk Down Memory Lane’s 12 Days of Christmas.  Each day from December 1 until December 12, we will share a new project with you and reveal a new sale. This year, we are changing the way we process your orders just a bit, you can find all…

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12 Days of Summer – Day 8

Welcome the 12 Days of Summer – Day 8! Each day from today until July 31, we will reveal a new sale and a great new project.  All items will be on sale until 11:59 pm, July 31 , 2014. However, if you are shopping on-line, we encourage you to…

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Christmas in July Slider Card

Happy Scrappy Wednesday, everyone! AWDML’s very own Samantha inspired me to make a “Christmas in July” card.  It’s never too early to get started.  I think it’s good to make Christmas cards when the mood strikes you and not when you “have to”…like two weeks before Christmas!  I also saw…

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Water Wars!

Happy Scrappy Wednesday, everyone! Summer is officially upon us!   It’s been over 90 degrees here for the last few days and we’ve already caved in and installed the air conditioners in the bedroom, and one in the living room for the dog (yes, the DOG!).  We love to visit our…

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{Tip/Technique} Add Dimension and Texture

Adding Dimension and Texture to your project adds interest too. Don’t hesitate to include ribbon, dimension (with pop dots) or with Honey Pop paper from Inky Antics (a featured manufacturer this month at A Walk Down Memory Lane) or pins, etc. You will love the “WOW” factor! Here’s how to…

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{Challenge-Card Sketch}

It’s time for a card sketch challenge! This sketch was created by AWDML’s very own Lucy Chesna! Thanks for such a great sketch Lucy. Now, here it is:     And here’s my take on it:   I used Copic markers to color the naked Prima flowers, flower centers are…

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{Tip} Choosing Springy Copic colors

Spring and Easter are right around the corner, chances are your cards are going to reflect the season change. Get ready now by making sure your Copic collection has bright Spring colors from the YG, RV & Y color families. Remember to pick at least two colors from each color…