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  1. Background Pattern Stamping

    Background Pattern Stamping

    Hi All! Today I’m trying out some of my new Stampin’ Up! colors. I love them! The smooth coverage is beautiful. Be sure to use Stampin’ Up! cardstock with them – it really makes a huge difference with the quality of the stamping. I used my MISTI to get my...

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  2. Double Emboss Resist

    Double Emboss Resist

    Hi All! For today’s card, I heat embossed two images (the sentiment and the feather), then used Peerless watercolors on top of them. You could do this with any sentiment underneath a stamped image that has some solid parts to it. Go through your stamp collection and see what would...

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  3. Monochromatic Wreath

    Monochromatic Wreath

    Hi All! I’ve got another example of a monochromatic card for this month’s challenge. I went with all tones of red, along with kraft, black, and white. I used the Wreath Turnabout that I used on this card. I love that this set contains two completely different wreath looks. They...

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  4. August Challenge: Monochromatic Cards!

    August Challenge:  Monochromatic Cards!

    Hi All! Welcome to the next monthly Challenge! This month is about monochromatic cards… cards with one main color. You can include any neutral you want (black, white, brown, kraft, etc.), but you should stick with one actual color for the card. You can also use multiple tones of the...

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  5. July Challenge Results!

    July Challenge Results!

    Hi All! Thank you to everyone who participated in the July Favorite Color Combos Challenge! I encourage you to check out the entries when you have some time. This month’s random winner of the Simon Says Stamp $25 gift voucher is entry #8 by Barb H. I’m highlighting another card...

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  6. PanPastel Rainbow

    PanPastel Rainbow

    Hi All! It has been awhile since I used my PanPastels, so I thought I would break them out for this Center Cut Geometric Pattern stamp. I did a video series about a year ago on PanPastels – you can find all the videos HERE. I embossed my Happy sentiment...

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  7. August Challenge Heads Up!

    August Challenge Heads Up!

    Hi All! Are you ready for another challenge? This one is going to be interesting… this month we are focusing on color. One color. It’s a monochromatic challenge! That means you use one color for your card. You can also throw in some neutrals… black, white, kraft, brown, etc. You...

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  8. Big Thanks

    Big Thanks

    Hi All! Sales Alert! Save 15% on 9 awesome brands at Simon Says Stamp, including Altenew, Concord & 9th, My Favorite Things, WPlus9, and more! Use code XMASJ5 at checkout, now through 7/22. I’m using one of my favorite color combinations today… Ripe Persimmon, Picked Raspberry, and Seedless Preserves. And...

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  9. Stencil Embossing and Inking

    Stencil Embossing and Inking

    Hi All! For today’s card, I dry embossed using the Star Medallion Stencil and then inked the raised areas using the same stencil. It gives a beautiful look, especially with a stencil as detailed as this one. Here is a close-up, although it’s hard to see the raised area in...

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