Elegant White on White Handmade Cards

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Texture is what makes these white on white handmade cards so beautiful! With a few simple tips, you can elevate very simple handmade cards to eye-catching showpieces in no time at all! Supplies needed to make your own monochromatic white handmade cards: Embossing Machine Embossing Folder(s) of your choice Fine Tip Glue Writing Pen Extra Fine Craft Glitter in Snowfall White Adhesive Pearls Adhesive Rhinestones Foam Mounting Adhesive Craft Punches that match embossing folders White Cardstock White A2 sized card {Read More}

Honeycomb-Embossed Aluminum Christmas Ornament

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I love dry embossing. Embossing folders create such beautiful patterns, especially on certain materials. Aluminum is the perfect material for embossing. The designs turn out crisp and bold. Check out that honeycomb pattern – isn’t that perfection? There are many ways to use this technique, but today we will use it to make Christmas ornaments. Let’s get started! Supplies needed to make your own honeycomb-embossed Christmas ornament: 38 Gauge Aluminum Sheet Cuttlebug Honeycomb Embossing Folder 3 inch Wood Circle Ribbon {Read More}

Embossing Tutorial: Quick and Easy Dry Embossed Cards

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When I invest in a craft supply, it always makes me extra happy when I find that I get a lot of use out of it. We have all made those impulse purchases that resulted in product that collects dust in our craft area. Right? Well, today I want to show you a little something that I have used the heck out of! This one little embossing folder: I have literally made dozens of cards with this one embossing folder- {Read More}

How To Emboss Easy Personalized Gift Tags

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I love handmade gift-wrapping touches for the holidays. I think the most memorable moments from the holidays are the ones that somebody spent time and creativity on, so I try to add a little embellishment to all my presents. Today I’m going to show you how to emboss and make some quick and easy personalized gift tags to add the perfect finishing touch for the holidays. Supplies needed to make your own embossed gift tags: Corner Rounder Punch Embossing Powder {Read More}

Embossed Mini Notebooks

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I’m a notebook junkie. I love writing my ‘to-do’ list down in my pocked-sized notebook, and the sense of satisfaction I get from crossing things off that list. I thought it’d be nice to share a tutorial on how to make your own mini embossed notebook. The embossing part is fun, and allows you to customize each notebook. And these are cheap to make, so you can have one for your every whim! Supplies for your own mini embossed notebook {Read More}

How To Make Quick & Easy Handmade Cards with Die Cuts

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I always like getting multiple uses out of my crafting tools.  It helps me feel like I can justify my purchases! I really like the look of shaped cards, and discovered a quick and easy way to create shaped cards using dies from my stash of supplies. Do you want to learn how? Supplies: Spellbinders® Nestabilities 6 Die Set – Classic Scalloped Circles – Large Spellbinders® Nestabilities 6 Die Set -Dahlia Flower Spellbinders® Grand Calibur Die-Cutting & Embossing Machine Darice® {Read More}

Technique: Watercolor Resist

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I love stamping and I love watercolors… it’s so soothing to blend those translucent colors on my paper! So today, I’m going to show you how to use stamping and clear embossing powder as a “resist” to make some lovely (and easy) greeting cards. (Note: in traditional watercolor painting, wax, oil, or a liquid gum is applied to paper. When the watercolor is applied, the paint doesn’t stick to the areas that have been treated with the application, and therefore {Read More}