Mini Bendi Card

by Gloria Plunkett

Create a single panel card with 2 pop-out features.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Real Red and Whisper White cardstock used here)
  • Bone folder
  • Trimmer
  • Accent papers (SU Playful Pets Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Embellishments (Pets Dies and Playful Pets Trinkets used here)
  • Adhesives (Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Mini Glue Dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU products used here: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, Pampered Pets stamp set, Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine, scissors)

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Multi Shaker Card

Make shaker elements in small die cut areas.

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Nugget Snowmen

by Lydia Fiedler

Create cute little chocolate snowmen.

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Supplies

  • Child sized knit gloves
  • Chocolate nuggets (Hershey's Nuggets used here)
  • White labels (1x2 5/8" labels used here)
  • Snowman face stamp or markers
  • Hot glue gun
  • Pom pom - optional

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Leaf Prints With a Gel Plate

by Lydia Fiedler

Preserve nature's beauty with beautiful leaf monoprints.

Supplies

  • Gel monoprinting plate (Gel Press used here)
  • Acrylic paint (Golden Open used here)
  • Soft rubber brayer (Speedball brayer used here)
  • Leaves (Ivy and pecan leaves used here)

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Die Cut Relief

by Dina Kowal

In art, 'relief' is used to describe raised sculpture elements on a flat base. Use die cuts to create this effect in a mixed media scene.

Supplies

  • Dies (Spellbinders Truckin' Through the Seasons die set and Three's a Crowd Contour Steel Rule Die used here)
  • Heavy or textured paper (Fabriano Studio 140# Cold Press watercolor paper used here)
  • Embossing folder or stencil (A Colorful Life Designs Falling Snow stencil used here)
  • Scoring tool
  • Decoupage medium (Liquitex Matte Gel used here)
  • Gesso (optional)
  • Craft paints, including white (various brands used here)
  • Flat paint brush
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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4-in-1 Collage Background

by Kelly Rose

Save time by turning a full sheet collage into four card backgrounds.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Whisper White used here)
  • Stamps – focal and accent designs (SU Poinsettia Petals and Very Versailles stamps sets used here)
  • Inks (SU Balmy Blue, Real Red, Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz and Sahara Sand used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU products used here: Poinsettia dies, cardstock for embellishments and layering, Gold Glitter Enamel Dots, Scalloped Lace Trim)

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Gingerbread Garland

by Lori Craig

Use our template and supplies you already own for a sweet Gingerbread Garland.

Supplies

  • Kraft cardstock
  • White pigment ink - (Taylored Expressions Sugar Cube used here)
  • White ink pens (Graph'It Shake White Marker used here)
  • Assorted small stamps - optional
  • Journaling templates - optional
  • Popsicle stick - optional
  • Scissors
  • Red twine
  • Mini clothes pins

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Triple Fold Card

by Mary Bush

Create a multi-panel card with a decorative band.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (two coordinating colors, Stampin' Up!® Shaded Spruce and Sahara Sand used here)
  • Assorted patterned papers (SU Classic Christmas 6”x6” Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Die cuts and/or punches that layer (SU Tasteful Labels and Pine Woods Dies used here)
  • Die-cutting machine if needed
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring board (SU Simply Scored used here)
  • Adhesives
  • Other supplies as neededto complete the card (SU supplies used here: linen thread, bone folder, Curvy Christmas stamp set, Shaded Spruce, Cherry Cobbler, and Sahara Sand inks)

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Duo Texture Stenciling

by Sandi MacIver

Use a stencil to embellish inside and outside a stamped image.

Supplies

  • Cardstock
  • Stamp (Picket Fence Studios Swallowtail Beauty used here)
  • Stencil (Picket Fence Studios Fancy Flourishes used here)
  • Inks (VersaMark (for embossing) and Gina K Wild Dandelion, Tangerine Twist and Cherry Red used here)
  • Stamping Platform (optional)
  • Heat tool
  • Black embossing powder
  • Dimensional medium (Picket Fence Studio Paper Glaze – Snowdrop White used here)
  • Pointed tip palette knife
  • Painter’s tape
  • Post it Note Tape
  • Blending brushes
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Adhesive, hard board, paper trimmer, paper towel, anti-static pouch)

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Pastel Metal Effects

by Kyra Sanders

Use PanPastels for a textured metallic finish.

Supplies

  • Black cardstock cut to 5.5 x 4.25 inches
  • Detailed embossing folder (Stampin’ Up!® 3D Dynamic Hexagons used here)
  • Watermark or embossing ink pad (Versamark used here)
  • PanPastel Metallic Set (colors used here: bronze, copper, silver, pewter, rich gold, light gold)
  • Blending tool (recommended: Sofft Sponges or Ranger Ink Blending Tool and foam)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Swinging Tent Card

by Kim Peck

Create a standing tent card with a swinging mechanism.

Supplies

  • Stamps (Stampin' Up!® Whale Done Stamp Set used here)
  • Cardstock (SU Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, and Shimmer White cardstocks used here)
  • Acetate strip – 0.5 x 2.5 inches
  • Coloring medium (SU Stampin’ Write Markers used here)
  • Ink (SU Pacific Point, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Shaded Spruce, and Memento Tuxedo Black used here)
  • Punch or scissors for swinging image (SU Whale Punch used here)
  • Die for card opening (SU Layering Oval Dies used here)
  • Die cutting machine
  • Mini brad
  • 1/8" hole punch
  • Adhesives
  • Trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Pool Party Ribbon, Layering Circle Dies, Stampin’ Spritzer, Old World Paper 3-D Embossing Folder, Acrylic Block E)

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Glaze Pen Resist

by Dina Kowal

Use the waterproof property of Sakura's Glaze Pen for resist techniques.

Supplies

  • Ink (Impression Obsession hybrid ink used here – use a hybrid or whatever ink is compatible with your coloring medium)
  • Sakura Clear Glaze Gel Pen (also sold as Sakura AquaLip Gel Pen)
  • Detailed stamp (Whimsy Stamps Beach Serenity cling stamp used here)
  • Wet coloring medium (Copic and Karin Markers and QoR watercolors used here)
  • Watercolor paper (140# Fabriano Studio Hot Press paper used here)
  • Water
  • Paintbrush
  • Colorless blender (if using alcohol markers)
  • Paper towel or baby wipe (for water-based mediums)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Whimsy Stamps Handstitched Rectangles die (retired), Bunny Balloons clear set (sentiment), Ella & Viv by Reminisce Spice Market Scrapbook Collection Kit

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Stitched Die String Art

by France Martin

Use die cuts for some geometric stitchery.

Supplies

  • Stitched or pierced die ( Stampin’ Up!® Stitched Stars used here)
  • Cardstock (SU Very Vanilla and Blackberry Bliss used here)
  • Metallic thread
  • Fine gauge needle
  • Die cut machine
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Peaceful Nativity Stamp Set,Tear and Tape or other adhesive of your choice)

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Stray Embossing Powder

by Anna-Karin Evaldsson

Embrace stray and random embossing powder placement as a design element. Stray powder can create wonderful texture and also works great to create highlights and as a resist effect.

Supplies

  • Embossing ink (Simon Says Stamp Clear Embossing and Watermark Ink used here)
  • Embossing powder (Simon Says Stamp White Detail Powder; Ranger: Lime Mixed Media Powder, Blueberry Speckle Powder used here)
  • Stencil (Simon Says Stamp Large Dots used here)
  • Paper (Ranger: Watercolor Paper, Distress Tags size #8; Tim Holtz idea-ology Journal Cards used here)
  • Ink-blending tools (Ranger tools used here)
  • Heat tool
  • Non-stick craft sheet (Ranger)
  • Stamps (Simon Says Stamp Thoughtful Flowers, You Matter Background used here).
  • Other inks (Ranger Archival Ink Jet Black used for stamping; Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks used for watercoloring: Wilted Violet, Dusty Concord, Chipped Sapphire, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Ground Espresso, Worn Lipstick, Candied Apple, Tumbled Glass, Mermaid Lagoon, Blueprint Sketch, Black Soot, Twisted Citron)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Sizzix Tim Holtz Crochet Thinlits, Die cutting machine (Big Shot), sequins, twine, lace trim)

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Spanner Panel Card

by Wendy Lee

With some simple cuts, create a fun layered card.

Supplies

  • Cardstock – 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” (Stampin’ Up!® Basic Black cardstock used here)
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Bone Folder
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Blackberry Bliss & Whisper White cardstock, Black Glitter Paper, Window Sheet, Magic In This Night Designer Series paper, Blackberry Bliss ink, Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, Ornate Frames dies, Stitched Shapes dies, Halloween Magic dies, Metallic Mesh Ribbon, Iridescent Pearls, Stampin’ Seal, Black Dimensional Combo Pack, Multipurpose Liquid Glue)

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Triple Cube Card

by Twila Davis

This fun dimensional cube pop-up folds flat for mailing.

Supplies

  • Cardstock - 2 sheets 8 1/2" x 11" coordinating cardstock (Stampin' Up!® Mint Macaron and Early Espresso used here)
  • Scrap of white cardstock (Whisper White used here)
  • Patterned paper - 2 sheets (SU Ornate Garden Specialty and In-Color Designer Paper used here)
  • Stamps (Happy Birthday stamp from SU Timeless Tulips used here)
  • Ink (SU Early Espresso used here)
  • Scoring tool
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scissors
  • Multipurpose liquid glue

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Brush Stroke Foiling

by Lindsay Adreon

Use a tacky adhesive or medium to add foil to die cuts for a modern look.

Supplies

  • Die cuts (Kat Scrappiness Uppercase Condensed Alphabet Dies and Heffy Doodle Thanks Die used here)
  • The Crafter’s Workshop Hot Foil Gel (for laminator technique) or
  • Adhesive or medium that dries tacky (Tombow Mono Multi Glue used here, The Crafter’s Workshop Tacky-When-Dry Gel Medium is another option)
  • Foam Brush or paintbrush
  • Laminator (9" Royal Sovereign Desktop Laminating Machine used here)
  • Toner reactive foil (Therm O Web - iCraft - Deco Foil - 6 x 12 Transfer Sheet – Gold and Copper used here) – heat reactive foil will work for the second technique
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Altenew Floral Elements Stamp Set, The Crafter's Workshop - 6 x 6 Doodling Templates - Plaid Fringe, Makeup Brush, Zig Zag Rectangle Dies, Catherine Pooler inks)

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Stencil Embossing

by Dina Kowal

Add texture to a background by running a stencil through your die cutting machine.

Supplies

  • Stencil (A Colorful Life Designs Airy Flowers used here)
  • Die cutting machine (Crossover II Fabric & Paper Cutting System used here)
  • Silicone embossing mat (Sizzix)
  • Cardstock
  • Shims as needed
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (see gallery samples)

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Vinyl for Cardmaking

by Betty Traciak

Explore the benefits of using iron-on vinyl on your paper projects.

Supplies

  • Double-sided scrapbook paper
  • Iron-on vinyl (Pellon 102R-M (Matte) or 100R (Gloss) used here)
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Ironing board or mat
  • Typing paper
  • Paper piercer
  • Needle and heavy thread
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project ((Stampin’ Up!® products used here: Ornate Style stamp set, Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper, Whisper White Cardstock, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Stampin’ Blends markers: Calypso Coral, Old Olive, So Saffron, Mint Macaron, Big Shot, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack)

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Slimline Mini Book

by Ana Reese

Create a mini book in your own style with this popular size.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Neenah 80# & 110# Classic Crest Solar White Cover used here)
  • Designer cardstock (Kraft Resist, Abandoned, Collage Paper Stash by Tim Holtz used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Inks (Nuvo Hybrid Black, Distress Inks in Vintage Photo, Brushed Corduroy & Black Soot used here)
  • Mini Ink Blending Tool
  • Heat tool
  • Stamps (Tim Holtz Distress Damask, Craze & Planks, Tiny Text, Curiosities, Haberdashery, Stitches used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: foam squares, Art Glitter Glue)

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Slimline Diagonal Gate Card

by Dina Kowal

Change up a classic gate fold with a diagonal opening.

Supplies

  • Cardstock
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Hero Art DI565 Cups and Handles Infinity Dies, A Colorful Life Designs Circle Tree and Coffee Beans stencils, Impression Obsession Hybrid inks and C13860 Try Again cling stamp, Copic markers, white gesso, battery eraser, ball stylus)

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Double Panel Gate Card

by Mary Deatherage

Step up a traditional gate fold card with additional front panels.

Supplies

  • Cardstock for base and mats (Stampin' Up!® Cinnamon Cider and Just Jade cardstock used here)
  • Patterned paper (SU Flowers for Every Season DSP used here)
  • Score tool
  • Bone folder
  • Adhesive (liquid glue and glue dots used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Linen Thread – about 40” for the double loop bow, Scissors, Bumble Bee and Cinnamon Cider ink, Enamel Dots, Massive Thanks and Celebrate Sunflowers stamp sets)

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Faux Heat Embossing

by Lydia Fiedler

A simple way to get the look of heat embossing on your die cuts.

Supplies

  • Dies (Picket Fence Studios Seriously used here)

  • Cardstock

  • Packing Tape (Scotch quiet release tape used here)

  • Die cutting machine (Altenew Blossom Used here)


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Die Cut Card Duo

by Becky Roberts

Use positive and negative die cuts to create a set of matching cards.

Supplies

  • Stamps with coordinating dies (Concord & 9th Big Thanks Stamp Set and Dies used here)
  • Ink (Memento Tuxedo Black and Versamark used here)
  • Cardstock (Concord & 9th White, Black, Poppy, Sorbet, Grapefruit, Aqua Sky, Oceanside & Peacock cardstock used here)
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue, Small and Large Foam Squares, double stick tape used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool

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Faux Quilt Candle Card

by Dina Kowal

Make a birthday card inspired by a quilting pattern and technique.

Supplies

  • White cardstock, or other solid color
  • Cardstock scraps, coordinated variety, at least 3” x 5”
  • Yellow cardstock scraps
  • Adhesive label sheets or paper and adhesive for base
  • Ruler and craft knife, paper trimmer
  • Leaf die (Spellbinders Daisy Heads die set used here (discontinued))
  • Liner pen
  • Adhesive
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Spellbinders products used here: Small Die of the Month Club kit Dec. 2019 - Our Favorite Font Sentiment, Everyday Sentiments II Glimmer Hot Foil Plate, gold foil, Gemini Junior and Foilpress, Large Die of the Month Club kit Apr. 19 For You Gift Card Holder, banner die from Glimmer Club Kit Nov. 2019 - Shimmering Merry Christmas Sentiments; foam tape, A Colorful Life Designs Big Rays stencil, blender brush, Antique Linen Distress Ink, Scor-Buddy, ball stylus)

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Side Flap Trifold Card

by Dee Slater

Add an extra flap inside your card for a unique trifold design.

Supplies

  • Trimmer
  • 8 1/2" x 11" cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Stampin' Up!® products used here: Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper and Washi Tape, Very Vanilla and Mossy Meadow cardstock, Mossy Meadow and Merry Merlot inks, Stitched Shapes Dies, Seriously the Best stamp set; Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper, Forever Flourishing Dies, Forever Fern stamp set, Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack, Whisper White, Just Jade and Basic Black cardstock, Stitched Be Mine dies, Garden Green and Pear Pizzazz inks)

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Scrape Painting

by Karen Dunbrook

Scrape acrylic paint in a circle for a unique background.

Supplies

  • Cardstock or watercolour paper (white heavy weight 110lb cardstock used here)
  • Acrylic paint (Vicki Boutin Acrylic Paint, Liquitex Acrylic Paint used here)
  • Straight edged scraper (Deco Foil Stencil Pal used here; old gift card or large craft stick can also be used)
  • Paper towels or wipes
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Art Journey "Nature Flowers" rubber stamp set, clear embossing powder, Versafine Clair ink, MISTI)

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Tea Bag Stamping

by Tina Wardell

Upcycle a used tea bag by stamping on the filter paper.

Supplies

  • Used tea bag (hot or cold brew, any brand, dried completely)
  • Scissors
  • Toothpick or tweezers
  • Stamps (Stampin' Up!® Very Versailles stamp set used here)
  • Ink (SU Shaded Spruce and Early Espresso used here)
  • Adhesive (SU Snail and Foam Dimensionals used here - any double-sided tape adhesive can be used)
  • Stamp positioning tool (optional - SU Stamparatus used here)
  • Coloring medium (SU markers used here in Shaded Spruce, Early Espresso; acrylic paints, alcohol markers and watercolors will also work)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Embossing with Detailed Dies

by France Martin

Use the detailed lines of a metal die for embossing instead of cutting.

Supplies

  • Thin metal die (Stampin’ Up!® Butterfly Beauty die used here)
  • Cardstock (SU Silver Foil cardstock used here)
  • Die cutting machine
  • Silicone embossing pad
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Silver Foil Edge Card, black cardstock, Stazon Black and Brown ink, Scalloped Tag Punch, Black Glittered Organdy ribbon, adhesive, Beauty Abounds stamp set)

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Double Stencil Resist

by Dina Kowal

Use embossing ink to create two resist backgrounds with a stencil.

Supplies

  • Cardstock or watercolor paper, 2 card-sized panels (140# Fabriano Studio Hot Press watercolor paper used here)
  • Stencil (A Colorful Life Designs 020156 Glasses used here)
  • Versamark or other embossing/pigment ink
  • Tape
  • Sticky note
  • Die cutting machine
  • Embossing pad
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Heat tool
  • Coloring medium and applicator (Distress Oxide inks and Taylored Expression blender brushes used here)
  • Paper towel
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Impression Obsession supplies used here: CL1028 Real Adult clear set, DIE481 Large Glasses, DIE967 Stitched Square Frame; copper thread, foam tape)

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Front Flap Card

by Kelly Acheson

Create a panel card with a smaller front flap.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® supplies used here: Poppy Parade, Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Country Club Designer Series Paper, Basic Black used here)

  • Adhesive (Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin' Dimensionals used here)

  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project: (SU supplies used here: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Poppy Parade Ink, Starburst Punch, 2" Circle Punch, Clubhouse stamp set, Golf Club Dies, Country Club Designer Series Paper, Absolutely Argyle 3D Embossing Folder, Country Club Twine Combo Pack, Paper Trimmer, Snips, Take Your Pick Tool, Piercing Mat, Bone Folder, Die Cutting Machine)

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Faux Diecut Inlay

by Ardyth Percy-Robb

Create an inlaid look with an outline die and a colored panel.

Supplies

  • Outline die with fairly large cut out pieces (PinkFresh Studio Bold Bloom used here)
  • Cardstock for base and die cutting
  • Die cutting machine
  • Rubber mat for embossing
  • Markers or other colouring medium that does not require a lot of pressure (Copic markers used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Versafine Onyx ink, Catherine Pooler Shea Butter and Sauna inks, Taylored Expressions Blending Brushes, Mini MISTI, Adhesive sheets, Essentials by Ellen Tis the Season stamp set)

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Glitter Paper

by Lindsay Adreon

Use a mixed media treatment to create your own glitter paper.

Supplies

  • Glossy gel medium (The Crafter's Workshop Glossy & Matte Gel used here - matte will work, too, but gives different results - see below)
  • Palette knife
  • Glitter (fine glitter works best)
  • Heavy weight cardstock
  • Mixing palette
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Stitching on Patterned Paper

by Betty Traciak

Use a repeating pattern as a guide for hand stitched paper.

Supplies

  • Scrapbook paper with regular geometric design (Stampin' Up!® Neutrals 6x6 Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Paper piercer and mat
  • Embroidery floss or linen thread
  • Needle (self-threading is helpful if thread has a rough surface
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Optional: piercing grid (if using scrapbook paper without a regular pattern)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU products used here: Stitched All Around stamp set, Crumb Cake cardstock, Versamark Ink, White Embossing Powder, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stitched Labels die set, 58" Woven Thread Trim, Nature's Twine)

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Mixative Marbling

by Dina Kowal

Create marbled surfaces using Metallic Mixatives.

Supplies

  • Container
  • Water
  • Ranger Metallic Mixative
  • Heavy cardstock, watercolor paper, photo paper, matboard or any surface that will take a little water
  • Alcohol inks (optional)
  • Palette knife or skewer
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (please see gallery entries for specific products)

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Envelope Album

by Helen Gullett

Use everyday envelopes to make a keepsake album.

Supplies

  • Envelopes (5” x 6.5” Paper Studios Kraft Envelopes from Hobby Lobby used here)
  • Permanent adhesive (liquid glue used here)
  • Scrapbook paper (an assortment of 6” x 6” papers used here)
  • Envelope Punch Board
  • Bone folder
  • Embellishments

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Carrot Treat Box

by Twila Davis

Fill a carrot-shaped box with sweet Easter treats!

Supplies

  • Orange cardstock (Stampin' Up!® Pumpkin Pie cardstock used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • 1 3/4" circle punch or die
  • Ribbon (about 12", SU Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon used here)
  • Liquid glue (Tombow Multi Purpose Liquid Glue used here)
  • Green tissue paper (8" x 17")
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (for optional tag: circle dies, SU Fable Friends stamp set, Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, white twine, hole punch)

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Smoosh Resist

by Ana Reese

Combine familiar techniques for a unique background every time.

Supplies

  • Clear embossing powder (Stampendous Clear Embossing Powder used here)
  • Embossing ink (Fun Stampers Journey Clear Pigment used here)
  • Heat tool
  • Watercolor paper
  • Small paint brush
  • Ink blending tool
  • Acetate Sheet
  • Water soluble medium (Aqua Inks by Graphix in Roseda & Petrol used here)
  • Black ink (Nuvo Hybrid Black Shadow used here)
  • Stamps(Stitches by Tim Holtz, Wordfetti Best Day Ever by Scrapbook.com used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: foam squares, Outrageous Pink cardstock and Silk by FSJ, scissors, Perfect Card Adhesive, , Purple tape, Mini Guillotine cutter)

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Adhesive Resist

by Kelly Kronowski

Use matte adhesive for a resist technique. Tutorial courtesy of our friends at Ranger Ink!

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3-in-1 Stencil on Stamp Technique

by Amber Rain Davis

Use a DIY stencil three ways with a solid stamp.

Supplies

  • Vellum
  • Dies (Altenew Layered Stars Die and Hero Arts Nesting Circle Infinity Dies used here)
  • Cardstock (Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80lb used here)
  • Large solid stamp (Concord and 9th Birthday Balloon Stamp Set used here)
  • Embossing ink
  • Stamp positioner or acrylic block (Mini MISTI used here)
  • Dye ink (Altenew Tide Blue & Starlight Crisp Dye Ink used here)
  • Ink applicator (mini sponge dauber used here)
  • Water mister
  • Adhesive (Nuvo Large Glue Pen, iCraft Ultra Bond, and foam squares used here)
  • Die cutting machine (Gemini Jr used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: scissors, eraser, tape, washi tape for masking, Altenew Obsidian Black Pigment Ink)

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Die Cut Corner Basket

by Bożena Bodynek

Use die cuts to build the sides of this decorative basket.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Luxe Gold Cardstock from Heartfelt Creations used here)
  • Large circle die or other large background die (Heartfelt Creations Rounded Eyelet Window Die set used here)
  • Trimmer or die for basket handle (Heartfelt Creations Ticket and Tags Die set used here)
  • Die cutting machine
  • Strong adhesive (hot glue used here)
  • Ruler and pencil
  • Scoring tool
  • Scissors
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: handmade paper asters from the Heartfelt Creations Wild Aster collection, ribbon, gauze, Stickles)

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Scoreboard Gift Box

by Mary Deatherage

Make a custom gift box using scored cardstock.

Supplies

  • Cardstock in base color - 12” x H” (size required is dependent on desired finished height: height of gift + 2 3/4”)
  • Coordinating cardstock for box top (6” square) and bottom (2 3/4” square)
  • Cardstock and patterned paper for layering on sides
  • Scoring tool
  • Bone folder
  • Double sided adhesive
  • Liquid glue
  • Small hole punch (Stampin’ Up!® Detailed Trio Punch used here)
  • Ribbon, about 30” to wrap around box and tie bow on top
  • Scissors
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Center Stage

by Dina Kowal

Use masking to create a stage floor and spotlight for a character image.

Supplies

  • Cardstock
  • Masking paper (Post-It Note and letter weight paper used here)
  • Scissors
  • Black ink for stamping
  • Stamps (Kindred Stamps Golden Age set used here)
  • Fine line pen (black or brown)
  • Ruler
  • Grid mat (optional)
  • Coloring medium (Copic markers used here)
  • Grey and black ink for sponging (Impression Obsession hybrid inks used here)
  • Ink applicator (blender brushes used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (battery eraser, pearl metallic ink, colored pencils, Impression Obsession DIE175-W Instant Photo Frame die set)

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Marquee Board Card

by Becky Roberts

Use a card front as a mini marquee board.

Supplies

  • Stamps (Reverse Confetti Huggable Stamp Set and Dies used here)
  • Alphabet dies (Journey Serif Dies by Spellbinders/FSJ used here)
  • Ink pads (Memento Tuxedo Black used here)
  • Cardstock (white, black and red used here)
  • Acetate
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue, Foam Squares, Foam Adhesive Strips, Mini Glue Dots used here)

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Wine Glass Charms

by Kelly Acheson

Stamp and die cut shrink plastic for cute ringed charms.

Supplies

  • Shrink plastic
  • Stamps (Stampin’ Up!® Heartfelt stamp set used here)
  • Permanent ink
  • Alcohol markers or colored pencils (SU Light Real Red Stampin' Blend Marker used here)
  • Shaped punch or die (SU Heart Punch Pack used here)
  • 1/4" hole punch
  • Heat tool
  • 6mm jump rings
  • Beads
  • Wine glass hoops
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: (acrylic block, adhesive, pick tool, cardstock)

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Get Well Kit

by Wendy Lee

Make a survival kit for winter wellness.

Supplies

  • Cardstock – 4 1/4” x 10 1/8”, 3 1/4” x 4 3/8” & 4 3/8” x 2 1/4” cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Shaded Spruce cardstock used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Bone folder
  • Adhesive
  • Kit fillers - tissue pack, Halls Cough Drop Pocket Sticks, Lipton Cup A Soup Instant Soup packet
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set, Snowman Season stamp set, Real Red & Whisper White cardstock, Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series paper, Shaded Spruce & Coastal Cabana ink, Layering Circles dies, White Bakers Twine, Let It Snow Embellishment Kit, glue dots, liquid adhesive, dimensionals)

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Origami Leaf

by Dina Kowal

Learn the basics of this fun fold, then transform it into a pendant, ornament or embellishment!

Supplies

  • Double sided paper
  • Scoring tool
  • Scissors
  • 8-10 mm jump ring (optional, depending on project)
  • Liquid adhesive
  • Clear glaze (Krylon Triple Thick Clear Glaze Aerosol Spray works well)

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Winged Box Card

by Dina Kowal

Make a pop-up card with side panels that extend the design.

Supplies

  • Cardstock or prefolded A2 cards (80# Neenah cover stock used here)
  • Adhesives (double sided tape, craft glue and super glue used here)
  • Scoring tool
  • Scissors
  • Die cuts and/or other embellishments (Impression Obsession DIE506-W Butterfly 1, DIE507-V Butterfly 2, DIE008-I Butterflies, DIE806 Stitched Flower Bouquet used here)
  • Acetate strips (optional)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: istencils.com BAMS 2036 Cloud mini stencil, Impression Obsession DIE826 Grass Border Set, B11017A Beautiful Day cling stamp, Distress Oxide and Versafine Clair inks, Taylored Expressions blender brushes)

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Winter Frame

by Ana Reese

Fill a frame with wintry die cuts for a pretty holiday decoration.

Supplies

  • Cardstock for background (Worn Wallpaper used here)
  • Small paint brush
  • White gesso (Gesso by D. Wakley used here)
  • Acrylic paints (Sand, Mineral by D. Wakley used here)
  • Ink blending tool
  • Heat tool
  • Dies (Tim Holtz Tattered Butterfly used here)
  • Mini frame (Mini frames by Tim Holtz used here)
  • Adhesives (Scrapbook and Nuvo runners, Art Glitter Glue, Nuvo precise glue used here)
  • Inks (Nuvo Black Hybrid, and Distress ink Vintage Photo used here)
  • Stamps (Tim Holtz Yuletide Gatherings used here)
  • Christmas sentiments (Tim Holtz Christmas Clippings used here)
  • Mica flakes (Ranger Mica Flakes used here)
  • White sheer ribbon
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Nuvo Glaze, foam tape, Neenah 110# Solar White Cover, Grey cardstock by FSJ, Neenah Vellum paper, scissors, Gold glitter Cardstock, Corrugated paper by FSJ, Die Cutting Machine)

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Action Wobbles

by France Martin

Add a moving element to your card front with these fun plastic springs.

Supplies

  • Stamps (Stampin’ Up!® Birds Of A Feather and Snow Front sets used here)
  • Cardstock (SU Whisper White, Balmy Blue and Basic Gray used here)
  • Action Wobbles Mini Springs (Hampton Art)
  • Coloring medium (SU Stamping Blends Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party and Balmy Blue used here)
  • Scissors
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Accent Snow Puff Paint, Ice Glitter, Classic Label Punch, Wink of Stella, Memento Black, Basic Gray, Seaside Spray and Cherry Cobbler inks, Star Element, Silver Metallic Thread, Dimensionals)

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Stamped Layer Card

by Jenny Hall

Stamp and layer two identical panels, then cut away part of the top layer to let the other show through.

Supplies

  • Two contrasting ink pads (gold pigment ink & black ink used here)
  • Low-tack tape
  • Background stamp (Simon Says Stamp Pinecone Background used here)
  • Sentiment stamp Penny Black's Festive Snippets stamp set used here
  • White card base, folded
  • Black cardstock panel
  • Stamp positioning tool
  • Paper trimmer

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6x6 Treat Holder

by Dee Slater

Use 6x6 paper to make a slender treat holder.

Supplies

  • 6” x 6” two-sided paper (Stampin’ Up!® Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Permanent tape adhesive
  • 2 1/2” x 3” cardstock for bottom
  • Corner rounder punch (opt.)
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Bone folder
  • Embellishments

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Snow Globe Jar

by Lydia Fiedler

Make a snow globe holiday gift out of a canning jar and a plastic ornament.

Supplies

  • Wide mouth canning jar (Ball jar used here)
  • Plastic two-piece clear Christmas ornament (80 mm)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Small Christmas figurines
  • Cotton balls
  • Pliers
  • Glitter glue (optional)

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Elf Treat Box

by Jill Hilliard

Make a treat holder with a little holiday character.

Supplies

  • Cardstock
  • Border dies or punches (Border Basics from Spellbinders-FSJ used here)
  • 1/4" circle punch
  • Scoring tool
  • Die-cutting machine
  • Scissors
  • Strong adhesive
  • Bone folder
  • Foam squares

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Antiqued Ornament

by Dina Kowal

Use a faux finishing technique to give a vintage look to a plain ball ornament.

Supplies

  • Matte glass ball ornament
  • Dies (Spellbinders Oct. 2019 Large Die of the Month “Fall Flora” club kit used here)
  • Textured paper (90# watercolor paper used here), craft foam, lace, etc.
  • Adhesive sheet (opt)
  • Matte gel medium
  • Brush
  • Black gesso
  • Acrylic paints (brown, copper, and teal used here)
  • Embellishments (hemp ribbon used here)

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Die Cutting Napkins

by Dave Brethauer

The absorbent properties of napkins add delightful dimension to die cuts.

Supplies

  • White paper napkin (thin, cheap napkins work best)
  • Dies (Memory Box 94306 Silverdale Branch die used here)
  • Cardstock
  • Die cutting machine
  • Watercolor paints (Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors and Starry Color metallic watercolor paints used here)
  • Watercolor brush (No.2 round brush used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Memory Box CL5245 Tidings Wreath clear stamp set, white embossing powder, embossing heat tool)

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Crystal Ball Stand

by Alma de la Rosa

Stack glass pieces to create these holiday decor items.

Supplies

  • Glass candlesticks, vases and/or jars
  • E6000 adhesive
  • Foam brush
  • Permanent black ink
  • Acetate
  • Stencil (The Cat’s Pajamas Neighboohood Stencil used here)
  • 4” clear ornaments
  • Skewer
  • Fairy lights
  • Hot glue
  • Black glossy spray paint
  • Artificial flowers

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Twin Pocket Purse

by Chris Slogar

Create a purse with two pockets for your choice of items – note cards, gift cards, tea bags, or small gifts.

Supplies

  • Cardstock(Stampin’ Up! Early Espresso, Pretty Peacock, and Whisper White used here)
  • Designer paper (Stampin’ Up!® Come To Gather used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Stapler
  • Hole punch
  • 5/8" Adhesive Velcro Dots
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multi-purpose glue and SU Tear & Tape used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Gather Together Stamp Set, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Stitched Labels Dies, Mint Macaron Ink, Pretty Peacock Ink, Designer Elements, and Pretty Peacock 1/2" Scalloped Linen Ribbon)

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Foil Stained Glass

by France Martin

Layer colored acetate and foil for a stained glass effect.

Supplies

  • Acetate
  • Double-sided adhesive sheet
  • Stamps (Stampin’Up!® Gather Together set used here)
  • Alcohol markers (SU Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive and Daffodil Delight Stamping Blends used here)
  • Embossing Powder (Black works best)
  • Embossing Buddy
  • Versamark
  • Aluminum foil
  • Bone folder
  • Scissors
  • Heat tool
  • Silicone craft sheet
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Early Espresso ink and cardstock, Whisper White cardstock, Come To Gather designer paper, dimensionals, glue dots, Cajun craze linen thread. 2" and 2 1/4" circle punches)

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Swing Easel Card

by Wendy Lee

Score and cut to make this special fold card.

Supplies

  • Cardstock - 5 1/2” x 11” (Stampin’ Up!® Early Espresso cardstock used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Bone folder
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Merry Merlot, Terracotta Tile, Cajun Craze, Sahara Sand & Whisper White cardstock, Copper Foil, Come to Gather Designer Series paper, Early Espresso ink, Ornate Frames dies, All-Around Wreath dies, Cajun Craze linen thread, Crumb Cake satin edge ribbon, Gold Faceted Gems, SNAIL adhesive, Dimensionals)

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Lollipop Cover

by Dina Kowal

Use a die to create a cute cover for a lollipop.

Supplies

  • Patterned paper
  • Scoring tool
  • Oval dies (Spellbinders dies used here, about 1 3/4” x 2 1/2” and 1” x 2”)
  • Leaf die (pumpkin stem from A Jillian Vance Design’s Jack O. Lantern set used here)
  • Die cutting machine
  • Craft knife or scissors
  • 1/4” circle hole punch or die
  • Tootsie Pop or other similar lollipop
  • Adhesive
  • Clothespins or reverse tweezers
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Halloween Character Box

by Gloria Plunkett

Upcycle a clear box into a quirky character.

Supplies

  • Acetate Box (Stampin’ Up!® Acetate Card Box (11.3 x 14.8 x 1.6 cm or approx. 6" x 4 1/2" x 1/2" box used here – measurements can be adjusted to other sizes)
  • Cardstock
  • Circle dies or punches
  • Other dies as needed to embellish (SU Gathered Leaves dies used here)
  • Embossing folder (optional –SU Pinewood Planks folder used here)
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Ribbon, Mini Glue Dots, Bone Folder, Dimensionals / Foam)

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Stained Glass Panels

by Lindsay Adreon

Create a stained glass effect on layered die cut cardstock.

Supplies

  • Gloss gel medium
  • Palette knives
  • Heavy weight cardstock
  • Acetate
  • Background dies (Kat Scrappiness Butterfly Backdrop used here)
  • Die cutting machine
  • Adhesive
  • Additives (Catherine Pooler Inks & Glitter used here)

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Fox Card

by Gloria Plunkett

Use everyday dies for this fox shaped card.

Supplies

  • White cardstock for card base (Stampin’ Up!® Thick Whisper White used here)
  • Brown or dark orange cardstock for head and ears (SU Cajun Craze used here)
  • Scrap cardstock for flowers and leaves (SU Blushing Bride and Pear Pizzazz used here)
  • Circle dies (SU Layering Circle Framelits used here)
  • Small heart die (SU Pretty Park Framelits used here)
  • Flower stamps and/or dies (SU Pop of Petals stamp set and Four-Petal Punch used here)
  • Leaf die or punch (SU Leaf Punch used here)
  • Nesting leaf dies for ears (SU Nature’s Roots dies used here)
  • Inks (SU Cajun Craze, Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz Classic Inks, and White Craft Ink used here)
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive
  • White marker (SU White Stampin’ Chalk Marker used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU products used here: Iridescent Sequin Assortment, Basic Pearl Jewels, Stampin’ Dimensionals, sponge dauber, Clear Wink of Stella)

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Q-tip® Pointillism

by France Martin

Use cotton swabs to apply ink in a new way.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Whisper White used here)
  • Dye reinkers (SU Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, and Old Olive used here)
  • Compatible ink for stamping (Memento Tuxedo Black used here)
  • Stamp image (SU Winter Woods used here)
  • Cotton swabs
  • Rubber band or washi tape
  • Clear block or other non-porous surface for a palette
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Stampin’Up!® supplies used here: Gather Together stamp set, Crushed Curry and Cajun Craze cardstock, circle dies, Wink of Stella brush pen, Cajun Craze Linen Thread, Old Olive and Balmy Blue ink pads, Dimensionals, adhesive, sponges)

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Micro Glaze™ Resist

by Dina Kowal

Use the waterproof property of Micro Glaze™ for a stenciling technique.

Supplies

  • Paintable surface (wood pumpkin from Dollar Tree used here)
  • Flat paint brush
  • Gesso to prepare the surface for paint, if necessary
  • Craft paints
  • Permanent ink (Stazon Pigment ink used here)
  • Blender brush
  • Stamps (Impression Obsession L9724 French Word Background used here)
  • Water
  • Stencil (Fancy Web stencil from A Colorful Life Designs used here)
  • Micro Glaze™ (by JudiKins or Ranger/Distress)
  • Soft cloth or paper towel
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Alcohol Ink Coffee Card

by Ardyth Percy-Robb

Use alcohol inks for the coffee in this creative shaped card.

Supplies

  • Yupo synthetic paper (white used here)
  • Brown alcohol inks (Copic Refills E55, 57, 59 used here)
  • Metallic mixative (Rose Gold mixative from Ranger used here)
  • Cardstock for base (Neenah 110 lb used here)
  • 2 circle dies, one slightly larger than the other
  • Air puffer (Camera Lens Cleaner) (optional)
  • Plastic pipettes (optional)
  • Plastic palette (optional)
  • Die cutting machine
  • Transfer foil
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Essentials by Ellen Every Day Punnies stamp set, Catherine Pooler Icing on the Cake dye ink, Mini MISTI)

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Smackdown Technique

by Lydia Fiedler

Create a sense of motion using simple, repetitive stamping.

Supplies

  • Clear stamps (Gina K Stitched Leaves and Boho Flowers used here)

  • Acrylic blocks

  • Ink (Gina K Electro Pop and Versafine Clair used here)

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Alcohol Marker Flicking

by Sandi MacIver

Use this simple marker technique for layered coloring.

Supplies

  • Stamps (Simon Says Stamp Delicate flowers used here)
  • Alcohol-friendly ink (dye, archival or hybrid - Memento Tuxedo Black used here)
  • Alcohol markers (Copics used here – Pinks: R81, R83, RV34; Greens: G21, G94)
  • Cardstock (Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White Cover Stock used here)
  • Other supplies as neededto complete the card (used here: Gansai Tambi watercolor, Die Cutting Machine, Simon Says Delicate Flowers dies, Wonky Rectangles Dies, Foam Tape, adhesive, MISTI stamping tool, Scor-Buddy, Sequins)

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Acrylic Stencil Deboss

by Dina Kowal

Scrape paint over a debossed stencil print for a unique background.

Supplies

  • Heavy cardstock or mixed media paper (Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110# Cover used here)
  • Stencil (ColorBox® Art Screens “Buzzy” and “Disco” Trios used here)
  • Die cutting machine (Crossover II used here)
  • Silicone or rubber embossing pad
  • Heavy pigment ink or acrylic craft paint (2-3 colors, ColorBox® Blends by Eileen Hull used here)
  • Stiff plastic card (credit card, library card, etc.)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (listed with samples below)

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Wood Dye Resist

by Dina Kowal

Layer staining dyes on wood with an embossed resist pattern.

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Spray Resist

by Shannon Smith

Use an acrylic spray for a resist technique.

Supplies

  • Photo paper
  • Distress Resist Spray (Ranger brand used here. Editor's note: a substitute can be made using a 1:1 mixture of water and acrylic glaze (ex: Glossy Accents, Diamond Glaze, 3D Crystal Lacquer)
  • Water-based ink (RG Avenue Sugar Drop ink - Sweet Banana, Sour Mist, Tangy Gum and Rich Blueberry used here)
  • Blending brushes
  • Baby wipes
  • Heat tool (Marvy Uchida heat tool used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: My Favorite Things "Mermazing" stamp and die set, Gina K. Amalgam ink pad, Copic markers, Gina Marie Designs Stitched Circle Dies, vellum, navy and light turquoise cardstock, foam squares, FSJ tape runner, craft glue)

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Pop-Up Flower Pot Card

by Chris Slogar

Create a 3D Flower Pot Card that folds flat for mailing.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Blueberry Bushel, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo, Grapefruit Grove, Pineapple Punch, and Whisper White used here)
  • Window sheets
  • Designer Paper (SU 2018-2020 In Color Designer Paper used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Corner rounder (SU Detailed Trio used here)
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multi-purpose glue, Glue Dots, and SU Fast Fuse and Dimensionals used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Daisy Lane Stamp Set and Daisy Punch, 1/2” circle punch, Well Written Stamp Set and Stitched Labels Dies, Melon Mambo Ink, Grapefruit Grove Ink, Pineapple Punch Ink, and Blueberry Bushel Ribbon)

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Flip Flap Card

by Beth Rush

Make an interactive card with a surprise front flap.

Supplies

  • Stamps (Stampin' Up!® Barn Door and Over the Moon sets used here)
  • Cardstock (Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Whisper White used here)
  • Ink (Memento Tuxedo Black used here)
  • Classic Label Punch, slot punch or craft knife to cut a slit
  • Hole punch or tag topper Punch (Delightful Tag Topper punch used here)
  • Ribbon
  • Scoring tool
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the card

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5-Sided Box

by Natalie O’Shea

Use our free template to create a 5 sided gift box.

Supplies

  • Cardstock
  • Printable template
  • Scissors
  • Scoring tool
  • Patterned paper for layering
  • Punch or die for box top
  • Embellishments
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Fishing Vest

by Gloria Plunkett

Create a shaped card for your favorite fisherman!

Supplies

  • Neutral cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand and Whisper White cardstock used here)
  • Scoring tool
  • Circle punch or dies (2 1/4" circle punch used here)
  • Scissors
  • Embossing folder (optional – Tufted Dynamic Textured Impressions used here)
  • Adhesive
  • Ink for sponging (optional – Soft Suede classic ink used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU products used here: Gold Foil Sheets, Catch of the Day dies, Gold and Clear Faceted Gems)

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Pocket Portfolio

by Dina Kowal

Create a presentation folder for cards, business info and more!

Supplies

  • Cardstock (full sheet, 8 1/2" x 11”)
  • Scoring board and tool
  • Scissors or trimmer
  • Border die (Whimsy Stamps Stitched Border Die Trio used here)
  • Double sided adhesive
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: round label stickers)

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Punch Board Gift Bag

by Mary Deatherage

Use an envelope punch board to create a small gift bag.

Supplies

  • 12” x 12” patterned paper
  • Envelope Punch Board
  • Bone folder
  • Double sided tape (Tear & Tape used here)
  • 1/2” circle punch
  • Scissors
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project

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Heart Treat Holder

by Wendy Lee

Create a heart-shaped treat holder that you can share with friends.

Supplies

  • Cardstock – 1-1/4” x 11”, 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” (Stampin’ Up!® Mosaic Mood Designer Paper & So Saffron cardstock used here)
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scoring Tool
  • Bone Folder
  • Adhesive
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Mosaic Mood Designer Series Paper, Very Vanilla cardstock, Soft Suede ink, Butterfly Duet punch, Tailored Tag punch, glue dots, dimensionals)

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Liquid Shaker Card

by Lindsay Adreon

Capture the sparkle of the ocean in this updated gel card tutorial.

Supplies

  • Zip closure baggie
  • Hair gel (clear works best)
  • Tape adhesive
  • Liquid colorant (optional - Dr. Ph. Martins Liquid Watercolor used here)
  • Glitter (optional)
  • Cardstock
  • Frame for shaker (Kat Scrappiness Wood Grain Frame Die used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the card (used here: Joy Clair Stamps Baby Shark Stamp Set, Craftin Desert Divas Ocean Border Dies, Die Cutting Machine, Distress Ink Minis, Mini Ink Blending Tool, Flag Banner Dies, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Dick Blick Studio Brush Markers)

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Mixed Media Smooshing

by Jenny Hall

The basic ink smooshing method (tutorial HERE) is to add ink and water together on a waterproof surface, then dip or “smoosh” the watercolor paper into the fluid for a unique technique result. By using different additions or mix-ins together in the fluid, the watercolor paper picks up the special effects and lends a custom watercolor look.

Supplies

  • Watercolor paper (Strathmore brand used here)
  • Spray bottle with tap water
  • Paper towels
  • Non-porous work surface (Waffle Flower Crafts - Water Media Mat used here)
  • Shimmer paint
  • White pigment ink refill
  • Perfect Pearls
  • Coloring media: watercolor pens/markers, dye ink pads, Distress Oxide sprays, liquid watercolors
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Technique panel cut to 4 1/4” x 4 1/2”, corner rounding punch, Penny Black "The Sweetest Sound" cling stamp, Altenew "In My Thoughts" clear set, light gray stamp pad, MISTI stamping tool, heavy cardstock bard base cut to 4 ¼” x 11”, double sided foam tape)

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Magic Envelope Card

by Kelly Acheson

Make a card and envelope in one.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White, and Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Bone folder
  • Pencil and ruler
  • Adhesive (Tombow Mono Liquid Glue used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Die Cutting Machine, Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry cardstock & Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper, Love What You Do stamp set, Rich Razzleberry & Memento Tuxedo Black inks, )

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Pastel Stencil Press

by Dina Kowal

Create two backgrounds using a stencil and pastels.

Supplies

  • Smooth cardstock or watercolor paper - 2 panels
  • Stencil (A Colorful Life Designs 019157 Psychedelic Swirls used here)
  • Versamark ink
  • Die cutting machine
  • Silicone or rubber embossing pad
  • PanPastels or other chalk/pastel media
  • Soft makeup brush or other applicator
  • Washi tape
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Impression Obsession DIE694 Sea Life Frame, DIE684 Scuba Divers, DIE797 Crazy Stitched Set, DIE798 Stitched Tag, DIE122 Snow Globe, A13010 Explore cling stamp, CL827 Introverting clear set, black swiss dot ribbon)

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Faux Hardware Embellishments

by France Martin

Use common supplies to create some fun metallic hardware embellishments.

Supplies

  • Embossing powder (silver and black )
  • Stampin' Up!® Dimensionals (double-sided foam adhesive hexagons)
  • Heat tool
  • Paper piercer
  • Hole punch (1/4” and 1/8”)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies uses here: Geared Up Garage stamp set, Real Red, Basic Black, Smoky Slate cardstock, Silver Foil and Wood Texture designer paper, glue dots, Scattered Sequins embossing folder, VersaMark ink, Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blend)

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Graphite Transfer Paper Deboss

by Lydia Fiedler

Don't want to get your hands inky? Color the background of embossing folders with graphite transfer paper.

Supplies

  • Graphite Transfer Paper

  • Cardstock or Watercolor Paper

  • Embossing Folder

  • Die Cutting Machine

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Stamp Shifting

by Dina Kowal

Use a stamp positioner for some fun effects with repeated images.

Supplies

  • Stamp positioner (MISTI by My Sweet Petunia used here)

  • Border or outline stamps, background stamps with an open design (please see individual card samples for products used)

  • Inks (ColorBox® Dyestress Inkpads used here)

  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project



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Layered Vintage Card

by Ana Reese

Use layers of stamping, sponging and ephemera to create a beautiful vintage card.

Supplies

  • Embossing powder (Ranger Clear Embossing Powder used here)
  • Small paint brush
  • Stencil brush
  • Ink blending tool
  • Heat tool
  • Stencil (Tim Holtz Mini Square Gradient used here)
  • Mini stapler (Tim Holtz Mini Stapler used here)
  • Inks (FSJ Black Licorice Ink and Ranger Grey Tinted Embossing Ink, Distress Inks Pumice Stone, Vintage Photo, Distress Oxide Ink – Broken China, Distress Oxide Spray – Peeled Paint used here)
  • Stamps (Wendy Vecchi- In Love with Art and Stampendous- Spanish Loving Messages used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: FSJ Glaze, foam tape, copper sequins, Tim Holtz Hinge Clips, ART Paper Flower embellishments, Neenah 110# Solar White Cover, Grey cardstock by FSJ, Neenah Vellum paper, scissors, paper trimmer, glue dots, Tim Holtz Paper Dolls)

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3D Frame Display

by Betty Traciak

Make a standing frame with die cut openings.

Supplies

  • Cardstock or double-sided scrapbook paper (Stampin' Up!® Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper, Mint Macaron, Fresh Fig, Sahara Sand and Whisper White Cardstock used here)

  • Score board

  • Tape or strip adhesive

  • Die cutting machine

  • Dies (SU Stitched Labels Framelits, Rectangle Stitched Framelits, Butterfly Beauty Framelits used here)

  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers, Floral Romance Seals, Nature’s Twine, Stampin’ Dimensionals)

Step-by-Step

Video!

Your Turn

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Home-Sweet-Home Mini Album

by KellyJean Gettelfinger

Make a photo album that folds up into a decorative house.

Supplies

  • Decorative paper (two at 12” x 12”, two at 4” x 6”, four at 3/4” x 4”, two at 3/4” x 5” - Stampin' Up!® Share What You Love Specialty Paper used here)
  • Cardstock (one at 5” x 8”, two at 1” x 5”, four at 1/2” x 4”, four at 3 3/4” x 5 3/4” (two each of two different colors) - SU Rich Razzleberry, Tranquil Tide, Pear Pizzazz, Early Espresso and Whisper White cardstock used here)
  • Ribbon, two 12” pieces (SU Rich Razzleberry ribbon used here)
  • Two eyelets, punch and setter (Cropadile used here)
  • Border die or punch
  • Scissors
  • 12x12 trimmer
  • Adhesives of choice
  • Clear tape
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU products used here: Rich Razzleberry and Pear Pizzazz inks, Butterfly Gala stamp set, Stitched Oval Thinlit Dies, Scallop Punch, Double Butterfly Punch)

Step-by-Step

Video!

Your Turn

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Note Card Clutch

by Chris Slogar

Create a sweet clutch to hold a set of note cards.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Soft Sea Foam and Whisper White used here)
  • Designer paper (SU All My Love used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scoring tool
  • Corner rounder (Envelope Punch Board used here)
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multi-purpose glue and SU Fast Fuse and Dimensionals used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (SU supplies used here: Lovely Lipstick Ribbon, Silver and White Baker’s Twine, Basic Adhesive Sequins, Rhinestones, Forever Lovely Stamp Set, Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes, 2 ¼” Circle Punch, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine, Lovely Lipstick Ink, Powder Pink Ink, and Soft Sea Foam Ink)

Step-by-Step

Video!

Your Turn

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Trapped Crystal

by Rebecca Ednie

Create an icy or sparkly background using acetate, glitter and clear glaze.

Supplies

  • Heavy weight cardstock
  • Acetate (heat resistant is preferred)
  • Glitter of choice (mylar flakes used here)
  • Clear drying gloss adhesive (Glossy Accents used here)
  • Heat tool
  • Small spoon
  • Clamps (bamboo clothespins used here)
  • Painters or removable tape
  • Hardboard like clipboard
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Step-by-Step

Video!

Your Turn

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Nested Portfolio Card

by Deb Valder

Tuck a photo portfolio in the front of an interactive presentation card.

Supplies

  • Cardstock
  • Trimmer
  • Scoring tool (or attachment on trimmer)
  • Craft knife
  • Rectangle dies
  • Adhesive
  • Ribbon
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Art Impressions watercolor stamps, watercolor paper, watercolor markers, permanent black ink)

Step-by-Step

Video!

Your Turn

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Die Debossed Watercolor

by Dina Kowal

Impress a die into watercolor paper then use the outlines to guide your watercolor painting.

Supplies

  • Watercolor paper (Fabriano Medioevalis stationery used here)
  • Wafer die (Spellbinders Blooming Roses - Large Die Of The Month Club June 2018 used here)
  • Die cutting machine
  • Multi-purpose (adjustable) platform
  • Embossing pad and cutting plates
  • Bone folder
  • Watercolor medium (QoR Modern Watercolors used here)
  • Clean water and paintbrush
  • Water mister
  • Heat tool
  • White gesso
  • Ball stylus
  • Colored pencils and sharpener
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (used here: Gina K. Designs Wreath Builder Stamp Set, cardstock, adhesive, Polychromos colored pencils)

Step-by-Step

Video!



Watch the full process of painting the sample card (video has no sound):

Your Turn

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Stencil Sponging

by Loll Thompson

Learn the basics for stenciling and shading with sponge daubers.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (or mixed media, watercolor paper, etc.)
  • Stencil (Lovely Large Flower by Studio 490 used here)
  • Inks (Distress inks used here: Spiced Marmalade, Barn Door, Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn)
  • Sponge daubers
  • Painter’s tape

Step-by-Step

Video!

Your Turn

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Floral Tag Card

by Becky Roberts

Stamp a matching base and tag for a pretty layered card.

Supplies

  • Cardstock base and quarter sheet (Fun Stampers Journey Whip Cream and Bazzill Pale Rose used here)
  • Stamps (Blossom Party from The Stamp Market used here)
  • Dies (Hello Serifs Dies, Jumbo Tag Dies from The Stamp Market used here)
  • Ink pads (Altenew Crisp Dye Ink in Olive, Moss, Blush, Rouge and Velvet and Fun Stampers Journey Banana Cream and Pineapple Smoothie used here)
  • Ribbon (Special Day Organza from Fun Stampers Journey used here)
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue and Foam Squares used here)

Step-by-Step

Video!

Your Turn

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Acetate Tent Card

by Dina Kowal

Make a tent card with a clear front.

Supplies

  • Cardstock for base (Neenah 110# Classic Crest Solar White cover stock used here)
  • Background panel (quarter sheet of solid or patterned paper, gel print, stamped, stenciled or sponged background, etc.)
  • Scoring tool
  • Border edge die or large shaped die (Spellbinders Grand Nestabilities Oval die used here)
  • Strong double sided tape (Scrapbook.com brand used here)
  • Heavy clear sheet (20 mil report cover used here)
  • Dies (Spellbinders Shapeabilities Dance For Joy and The Cat’s Pajamas Grass Cutups used here)
  • Sentiment stamp (Impression Obsession C13769 Happy Thoughts used here)
  • Adhesive (Grafix Artist-Tac Dry Adhesive Sheet used here)
  • Ribbon (opt.)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the card

Step-by-Step

  1. Step 1

    Cut a sheet of sturdy cardstock in half to create a 5 1/2” x 8 1/2" panel.

    Score along the long side at 1 3/4”, 6”, 7”, 8”.

  2. Step 2

    Use a decorative edge die to shape the 1 3/4" end section of the panel.

    If you don’t have a border die, you can use one side of a larger shaped die that will accommodate a 5 1/2" panel width. Slide the panel through the opening of the die so that the cutting edge is only on top of the panel where you want to cut.

  3. Step 3

    Plan your design. If you want to have a stamped sentiment on the 1 3/4" section of the panel, stamp it now. (Remember, the top panel will fold down onto the card front. Orient your stamping as shown.)

  4. Step 4

    Trim down the quarter sheet background panel, cutting 1/8” from the width and length (finished size 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"). Adhere it to the inner section of the card.

  5. Step 5

    Add strong double sided tape on the top flap…

  6. …and on the 1/2" flap at the bottom of the card.

  7. Step 6

    Pull off the liner of the tape at the top of the card first. Line up the acetate panel with the fold, and close the card to adhere.

  8. Step 7

    Fold the panel up at the 6” score line, down, and then up again to create the tent base.

Video!

Your Turn

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Resourceful Art Journaling

by Helen Gullett

Use everyday objects to create a layered art journal page.

Supplies

  • Mixed Media art journal (Canson brand used here)
  • Matte gel medium (Daler Rowney brand used here)
  • White gesso (Dina Wakley Gesso by Ranger used here)
  • Texture paste (The Crafter's Workshop brand used here)
  • Color misters (Heidi Swapp brand used here)
  • White paint (white acrylic paint + water mixture used here)
  • Gold transfer foil sheet (DecoFoil brand used here)
  • Household objects to add texture (toilet paper roll, bubble wrap, coffee cup sleeve, tissue paper, dried inky baby wipes, plastic knife)
  • Scissors
  • Heat tool
  • Baby wipes
  • Bone folder
  • Watercolor crayons (Stabilo Woody brand used here)
  • Waterbrush (ADORNit brand used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project (Graciellie Design digital sentiment, brayer used here)

Step-by-Step

  1. Step 1

    Add a layer of gel medium or mod podge to a mixed media journal page, card panel or canvas.

  2. Step 2

    Add some tissue paper while the gel medium is still wet. Wrinkle the paper a little bit for added texture.

  3. Use scissors to trim the excess paper from the edges.

  4. Step 3

    Spread another layer of gel medium on top of the tissue paper, and dry to a light tack.

  5. Step 4

    Add some transfer foil to the paper randomly, using your fingers or a bone folder.

  6. Step 5

    Add a light layer of white gesso to the page, spreading with your fingers or a brush.

  7. Use a baby wipe to lift some of the gesso and allow the foil to show through.

  8. Step 6

    Add texture paste to the page.

  9. Step 7

    Add texture to the wet paste randomly, using found objects. A coffee sleeve, plastic knife and toilet paper roll were used in the sample.

  10. Step 8

    Use mists to add color to the page. Heat set to dry.

  11. Step 9

    Add a border to the page using a water soluble crayon.

  12. Blend with a wet brush, wipe, or your finger.

  13. Step 10

    Add some diluted acrylic paint splatters to the page.

  14. Step 11

    Embellish the page as desired. Here, dried inky baby wipes were die cut and layered.

  15. Step 12

    Give the embellishments a border with water soluble crayon to make them pop.

  16. Blend with a wet brush, wipe, or your finger.

  17. Step 13

    Complete the project.

Video!

Your Turn

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Framed Diecut Decor

by Kelly Acheson

Frame your diecuts for a lovely decor item.

Supplies

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Crumb Cake, Whisper White and Lovely Lipstick used here)
  • Patterned papers (SU All My Love Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Dies (SU Large Letter Framelits Dies, Be Mine Stitched Framelits, Lovely Flowers Edgelits Dies and Stitched Shapes Framelits used here)
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Mini Glue Dots and Stampin' Dimensionals used here)
  • Picture frame (sized to fit your project – 8” x 8” frame used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project: (SU supplies used here: All My Love Ribbon Combo Pack, Silicone Craft Sheet, Stamping Sponge, Big Shot, Stampin' Trimmer, Scissors, Bow Maker)

Step-by-Step

  1. Step 1

    Choose a frame size. Measurements used here are for an 8” square frame. Your measurements may vary.

    Cut 6 pieces of base layer cardstock at 2" x 2", 6 layering pieces at 1 3/4" x 1 3/4", and 6 pieces of patterned paper at 1 5/8" x 1 5/8". For the word piece - cut base cardstock at 6 5/8" x 2 1/2", layering cardstock at 2 3/8" x 5 5/8" and a patterned layer at 2 1/4" x 5 5/8".

  2. Step 2

    Adhere all layers together.

  3. Step 3

    Die cut any images that you would like to add to your squares.

  4. Trim to fit where necessary.

  5. Step 4

    Place all the pieces on an 8" x 8" layer of paper (or adjust to your frame size). Secure with adhesive.

  6. Step 5

    Add all die cut images to squares. Attach letters and other embellishments with strong dimensional adhesive.

  7. Step 6

    Place in frame to complete the project.

Video!

Your Turn

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Valentine Tea Light

by Twila Davis

Create a valentine tea light holder with a matching mat.

Supplies

  • Cardstock: red, white (Stampin' Up!® Lovely Lipstick and Whisper White used here)
  • Vellum (SU brand used here)
  • Themed designer paper (SU All My Love Designer Series Paper used here)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Score board
  • Die cutting machine
  • Heart dies (SU Be Mine Stitched Framelits used here)
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive
  • Battery tea light
  • Pencil

Step-by-Step

  1. Step 1

    Cut a base piece of cardstock at 3 3/8" x 9" and another at 3 3/4" x 6.

    Score the 3 3/8" x 9" piece on the long side at 3" & 6". On the short side, score at 3/8".

    Score the 3 3/4" x 6" piece on the long side at 3". On the short side, score at 3/8" & 3 3/8". Trim as shown.

  2. Step 2

    Cut four pieces of designer paper and four pieces of vellum at 2 13/16" x 2 13/16".

  3. Step 3

    Die cut a heart in the middle of each square.

  4. If the heart die you are using has an extra outline heart cut, flip them all at this time and fit back into the holes made by the heart die.

  5. Step 4

    Flip both pieces of cardstock over and glue the vellum pieces to the back, covering each hole.

  6. Step 5

    Glue the two pieces of cardstock together.

  7. Step 6

    Bend the cardstock, forming a box. Add glue to the side tab and attach.

  8. Add glue to the bottom tabs of the box and attach the bottom flap, finishing your box.

  9. Step 7

    Cut four pieces of cardstock at 2 7/8" x 2 7/8". Using the same heart die, cut out a heart in the middle of each piece.

  10. Glue the red squares to the inside of your box on top of the vellum. This will finish off the inside nicely so you do not see the dried glue through the vellum.

  11. Step 8

    Cut a piece of coordinating paper to 5/8" by 5 1/4" and glue it around the side of the tea light.

  12. Step 9

    Draw a circle with a circumference of 6 1/4" onto a piece of white cardstock. Cut it out.

  13. Step 10

    Cut out two more hearts from red cardstock and two more from the designer paper. These along with the eight hearts you have already cut out make a total of twelve hearts. Lay them down around the edge of the white circle. Glue them down when you have them where you want them. (It will take a little time to get them placed accurately, and placement may vary depending on the size of your circle.)

  14. Step 11

    Your Valentine Tea Light Holder with Matching Mat is now complete.

Video!

Your Turn

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Stacked Stencils

by Dina Kowal

Use two stencils together to create a pattern within a pattern.

Supplies

  • Card panel (Canson XL Series Recycled Bristol Paper – smooth side – used here)
  • Stamp positioner (MISTI used here)
  • Stencils (A Colorful Life Designs stencils used here: 018119 Sweater Knit, 017120 Grunge Dots; 018141 Stencil Stacker Rectangle, 017115 Doodle Wheels)
  • Inks (Impression Obsession Hybrid inks (Chartreuse, Lime) and Colorbox Premium Dye inks (Dandelion, Coral) used here)
  • Applicators (toothbrush style makeup brushes used here)
  • Washi tape
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the projects (Impression Obsession F13749 Fascinator Guinea Pig, WP898 Chocolate Builder clear set, F13755 Girlfriends Silhouette, C13760 Being There, Versafine Onyx Black ink, foam sheet, Spellbinders shape dies, Copic markers, Stampendous detail white embossing powder, Scor-Pal)

Step-by-Step

  1. Step 1

    Cut a card-sized panel (the panel here is 4 1/2” x 6”).

    (Optional) Brush or sponge an even layer of color over the panel with your lightest ink.

  2. Step 2

    Select two stencils, one with a more open design and one with a smaller pattern.

    Tape the cardstock panel to the back of the more open stencil.

  3. Step 3

    TIP:
    Place and secure the stencil in the corner of a stamp positioner using magnets or tape – this helps keep the stencil in place and will help line up the stacked stencils in later steps.

  4. Step 4

    Brush or sponge over the stencil using a light ink to fill the panel.

  5. The sample panel looks like this.

  6. Step 5

    Keeping the paper panel taped in place, line up the second stencil on top of the first stencil and tape them both together.

  7. Place and secure the stacked stencils in the corner of a stamp positioner using magnets or tape.

  8. Step 6

    Brush or sponge a darker or contrasting ink through both stencils at once.

  9. The second stencil pattern will appear inside the first stencil openings.

  10. Step 7

    Use the panel to complete a card or other project.

Video!

Variations

  1. Instead of a patterned stencil, use an open shape stencil or substitute a die cut opening for the first layer.

  2. Use the panel to complete a card or other project.

Your Turn

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