February 25, 2024

Fancy Fold - Collar Fold

Technique Time.  This collar fold is a simple, been around awhile, technique, and is a good use of our beautiful designer series paper.

Card measurements:
Fresh freshia -- 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 (score 4-1/2)
Basic White --- 4 x 5-1/4
Designer series paper (Flight & Airy DSP used here) 4 x 5-1/4 and cut out bird

Video instructions

 
 
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February 16, 2024

Fancy Fold - Buckle Fold




Technique Time -- The buckle fold gives the card a nice feature for the front of card.

Card measurements (in inches)
Base card - 5-1/2 x 7-1/4, score at 3, buckle  3 x 4, score at 1/2"
Designer paper - 2-3/4 x 5-1/4, 1-1/4 x 5-1/4
Basic white - 2-3/4 x 5-1/4, 2 x 3
 
Video instructions
Following the fold technique, there is a tip on coloring the hummingbird.

 

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February 13, 2024

Mirror Embossing Technique

 


Technique Time -- today's technique I'm calling Mirror Embossing.  Basically it's running two sheets of card stock through the embossing machine at once and inking up the entire inside of the embossing folder two different ways ... the smooth side using the ink pad directly to the smooth side (logo side) of the embossing folder, and the other side is inked with a brayer.

Card measurements in inches
Highland Heather -- 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 3 x 3
Basic White -- 4 x 5-1/4, (2) 3-3/4 x 5, 2-1/2 x 2-1/2, 1-1/4 x 2-1/2

Video instructions
The mirror technique is explained as well as a few inking comparisons for which techniques worked best for me.  Also included is a tip on stamping flowers onto the stems more accurately.

 

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January 15, 2024

Vellum Flower Petals

Technique Time!  Today's card is a CASE from another demonstrator, LeAnn Greff. I made a few minor changes, however.  The actual technique is called direct to paper ... meaning the ink pad is applied directly to the card stock, in this case the vellum.

Card measurements

Basic White    5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 3-1/4 x 4-1/2, scraps
Azure Afternoon    3-1/2 x 4-3/4, 1/2 x 3-1/2
Vellum        2-3/4 x 8-1/2 

Video instructions 

 

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January 12, 2024

Tent Card Calendar


Technique Time.  This tent card technique works great for a base for an annual calendar and can be used multiple years by simply replacing the calendar which is placed on the base with brads.  The Meandering Meadow Designer Series Paper from the online exclusives makes a beautiful backdrop.

Card Measurements in inches

Starry Sky   4-1/4 x 11 folded at 5-1/2, 4-1/4 x 4, scored at 1, 2, 3 along 4" side, 2-3/4 x 2-3/4
Granny Apple Green  4 x 5-1/4, back of card 1-1/4 x 4
Meandering Meadow Designer Series Paper  3 x 5, back of card 1 x 3-3/4
Calendar  2-3/8 x 2-1/2 (click on calendar to print)
 

Video instructions
 
 
 
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Fancy Fold - Collar Fold

Technique Time.  This collar fold is a simple, been around awhile, technique, and is a good use of our beautiful designer series paper. Card...