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Ombre Die Cut Inlay and a Sketch!

Happy Friday crafty friends! It’s Kristie Larsen here to share a little technique for an ombre die cut inlay paired with this month’s card sketch! First off, these are the products used in this project: Avery Elle Simply Said Hello die cut Lawn Fawn Interlocking Backdrops stamp set Paper Smooches…

Decorated Borders on Cards

Hello there! It’s Kristie Larsen here again today to share with you some tips on how to add decorate borders to your cards! I love this little technique. It adds a fun twist to your regular card designing. Here are the products used in this project: My Favorite Things Jumbo…

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Emboss Resist and Embossing Paste

Hello there! It’s Kristie Larsen coming to you all the way from sunny Singapore! How is your summer going!? We had a fabulous time traveling around this summer and have now been back to school for almost a month. I KNOW! It seems too horrible to be true 😉 I…

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…

Best Trip Ever

Happy Thursday everyone! Chelsea here today sharing a Best Trip Ever travel layout using Simple Stories, Echo Park and Queen and Co’s new Headliners! The products I used were: American Crafts 12×12 Cardstock Cherry Echo Park My Life Journaling Cards Echo Park My Life Calendar Months Echo Park My Life…

Double Stamping

Hello! It’s Kristie Larsen here and I’m sharing with you a very simple but fun technique that I like to call ‘double stamping’. It’s kind of like ‘stamping off’ but without the scratch paper. I created some southwestern styled cards for my project today. Let me show you what I…

Pop-Up Card

Hello there! It’s Kristie Larsen here to share with you a sweet pop-up card using some Paper Smooches stamps! Here is what I used for this project: Paper Smooches Bitty Bungalows stamp set Paper Smooches Borders 1 die cuts Paper Smooches Simply Said stamp set (part sentiment) Tim Holtz Dot…

Stamp Kissing Technique

Hello and happy Friday to you! It’s Kristie Larsen here again to share with you an oldie but goodie stamping technique. You can never go wrong with a little stamp kissing! MWAH! Here is my project: And I used one of the April sketches to help me out a little…

Coffee Card

Hello, Vicki here today! I’m really having a lot of fun with the current coffee trend in card making. Today, I have a super fun [and easy] coffee card today!  To make this card you will the following supplies; PAPER:  Pop Tone; Sweet Tooth, Razzelberry, Black Licorice MISC:  Paper Smooches…

Coffee Card

Hi everyone!  I have a super easy and fun coffee card today.  You will need the following supplies; PAPER:  Pop Tone Sweet Tooth STAMPS: Paper Smooches Cyber Cafe INK: Memento Rose Bud, Bamboo Leaves, Lady Bug, Rich Cocoa, Bahama Blue, Copic B23 Misc: All Night Media Pop Dots Here is…