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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By mcost
Authentique Foundation Cardstock

Is the Authentique Foundations cardstock heavy enough to use for a card base? Joann's has it for 60% off...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-18-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,829
Posted By mcost
I had never seen this done but LOVE this idea! I...

I had never seen this done but LOVE this idea! I searched and found Julie's blog (http://papertrufflez.com/2006/10/a2_envy_for_a_s.html) post describing this technique (for others like me who need...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By mcost
The trick is to look for a printer that has a...

The trick is to look for a printer that has a "top load" -- in other words the paper feeds in from the top and comes out below -- so there is a straight paper path. When the paper feeds from the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-17-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,206
Posted By mcost
Definitely floral stamps -- especially poppies. ...

Definitely floral stamps -- especially poppies. Don't know why those poppy stamps always jump out at me, but I seem to buy everyone I see. I've got an awful lot of birthday stamps too.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-11-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By mcost
They do make an EZ mount that has a thinner foam...

They do make an EZ mount that has a thinner foam than the original just for the purpose you describe:
EZMount Thin Cling Mounting Foam - 8 1/2" x 11"...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-07-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By mcost
My rhinestones and brads are usually on the front...

My rhinestones and brads are usually on the front of the card. When I put the card in the envelope, I face the front of the card towards the back of the envelope. So the packing tape is usually on...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By mcost
Does the syringe for the silicone glue get...

Does the syringe for the silicone glue get clogged? I use a lot of bling too, and the Crystal Effects bottle always seems to need to be unclogged, even though I keep a ball-head pin in the top.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-06-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By mcost
That's what I do. I put a piece of clear packing...

That's what I do. I put a piece of clear packing tape on the outside of the envelope, over the area where the "bump" is from the rhinestone or brad. That seems to help keep the brad or rhinestone...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-25-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By mcost
Thanks for everyone's suggestions. I ended up...

Thanks for everyone's suggestions. I ended up using Crystal Effects, which worked great. I wasn't worried about the rhinestones increasing the cost of postage because I was already planning to pay...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-23-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By mcost
Best adhesive for rhinestones

I am working on some wedding invitations and I need suggestions for the best adhesive to attach a small rhinestone to kind of shimmery paper. Its not a high gloss but its also not a matte finish like...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-07-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By mcost
Lydia: I know I can use wax paper, but I need to...

Lydia: I know I can use wax paper, but I need to cut over 100 of these die cuts (for wedding invitations), so I want to streamline the process as much as possible. Sometimes, I find wax paper can...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By mcost
Sizzix "ejection" foam for thinlets dies

I bought a couple Sizzix dies that are very intricate, and included with one of the dies was a small @2x3" piece of adhesive-backed gray foam. I assume its to be used like the ejection foam that the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,687
Posted By mcost
This is so sad... I feel like I lost a friend. ...

This is so sad... I feel like I lost a friend. Beate was always so inspiring.
Forum: Inspiration 11-16-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By mcost
I so agree with you Audrie about the Inspiration...

I so agree with you Audrie about the Inspiration Challenge getting me to look at all kinds of things for inspiration. The Inspiration Challenge is by far my favorite SCS challenge. Nunu's House is...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-16-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,156
Posted By mcost
Wow! I did not know that about the 12" long...

Wow! I did not know that about the 12" long Cuttlebug folders. Thanks for the info. I am going to have to keep my eye out for them.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-14-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,156
Posted By mcost
I ended up convincing the bride to go a different...

I ended up convincing the bride to go a different direction and use a different embossing folder so I didn't need to emboss a larger area. However, Spellbinders makes several 8x11 embossing folders...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-14-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,755
Posted By mcost
I have the Palette Glue pad which I probably...

I have the Palette Glue pad which I probably bought over 2 years ago and never used. It was still in the wrapper -- but recently when I opened it up to try to use it, the pad felt completely dry. I...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-14-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By mcost
I've been using the 3M tape too. I usually buy...

I've been using the 3M tape too. I usually buy it at Michaels or Hobby Lobby with a 40% off coupon or sometimes at Staples when they have a sale or a discount coupon. I like the 3M tape because it...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-14-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By mcost
What a great idea!:D

What a great idea!:D
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-10-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,508
Posted By mcost
Thank you Kathleen for naming my Cathedral Window...

Thank you Kathleen for naming my Cathedral Window card as one of your favorites this week. I am so honored to be chosen as a favorite since there were so many beautiful cards in the Gallery with the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-04-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,826
Posted By mcost
Stacy, thank you so much for naming my Stand Tall...

Stacy, thank you so much for naming my Stand Tall Tiles card as one of your favorites -- you really made my week! Thanks too to Linda for notifying me of Stacy's mention of my card.
Forum: Inspiration 11-04-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By mcost
I found so much inspiration at the iDesignMe...

I found so much inspiration at the iDesignMe website, this is my second card for this challenge. The stark contrast of bright colors against the drab cement wall of this origami art...
Forum: Inspiration 10-29-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By mcost
This was a wonderful website full of inspiration!...

This was a wonderful website full of inspiration! I found a wall of yellow, orange and grey hexagons which inspired my Mixed Up Hexagons....
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-20-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,210
Posted By mcost
Thanks Chautona for mentioning that my Thanks...

Thanks Chautona for mentioning that my Thanks Heaps card was one of your favorites this week.

Thanks too to JudyLynn for choosing my Sunrise Wings as one of your favorites.

Thank you Stacy for...
Forum: Inspiration 10-18-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,204
Posted By mcost
Oh my! I could get lost for days on the Loverly...

Oh my! I could get lost for days on the Loverly website! My daughter is getting married in May, 2014, so I was relishing all that wedding inspiration in one spot -- it's like a giant Wedding...
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