May 28, 2024

Paper Piecing Gift Bags

In between technique card ... These cute gift bags needed a nice design, so paper piecing is the easiest way to decorate them.  Stamping the design on the unbounded beauty designer paper worked perfectly!

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May 22, 2024

Altered Strips


Technique Time. The new Country Woods Designer Series paper has a striped piece that works perfectly for this technique by cutting off half inch strips and placing them on a small piece of white and altering each strip so the lines do not line up.  

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May 18, 2024

No Line Stamping




Technique Time -- this no line stamping technique creates a watercolor like project.  Instead of using markers or blends, a mask is being used with a sponge dauber or a blending brush to fill in the color.

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May 15, 2024

Fancy Fold - Pop Up Floating Card

 


 
 
Technique Time -- Fancy Fold - Pop Up Floating Card is a fun and fairly easy card to make.  Any shape can be used, but the birdhouse is just too cute!

Card measurements in inches:

Pumpkin Pie    4-1/4 x 11, score 5-1/2 
                         2 x 4, score 1, 2, 3
                         1 x 2, score 1
Basic White    4 x 5-1/4
Designer Paper    4 x 5-1/4
Scraps   Blackberry Bliss, White

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Transforming Gold to Silver Technique

Technique time.  This was a technique I happened to stumble upon. Using Stazon (or alcohol pad), you can remove the gold from the gold foil ...