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Today I am exploring 5 different ways to use vellum. As an elegant-style, cardmaker I find vellum to be something I use quite often. I don’t create cards often with the idea of using vellum, but often I use vellum to calm down backgrounds that are too busy for me. Belly Bands I love creating cards with different folds (hint hint for my next video!) but they often require a belly band or something to hold everything together. Vellum is a great material for this because it’s not distracting. Heat…

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Today I am featuring a video tutorial on 10 hacks for using layering stamps. I am showing you several tips and tricks on how to line up and get the most out of your layering stamps. I love using layering stamps to get realistic images. I thought I would include a list of my favourite layering stamps ever! Top 10 Layering Stamps In today’s video tutorial, we are going to explore both best practices for layering stamps as well as some hacks to get some amazing bulk stamping going on!…

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Today I am showing a how-to video on 10 ways to use Ranger’s Perfect Pearls in paper crafting. I love perfect pearls and they have been in my craftroom for as long as I can remember. Today I am creating Valentine’s Day cards using Perfect Pearls techniques but these techniques can be used for any occasion – just switch up the colours and the stamp sets of course 🙂 My first card is very simple and uses the Scrapbook.com XOXO Stamp Set ( SBC ) and Perfect Pearls Pink Gumball…

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Nuvo expanding mousse is the latest craze hitting our cardmaking world these last couple months! If you haven’t tried the embellishment mousse that was previously released by tonic, there are several colours and generally it has a flat but shimmery look to it. It’s a perfect medium to put over stencils!  Expanding mousse takes things a little but further in that the mousse will puff when heated. Remember using those liquid pens to make snow back in the day? I cannot for the life of me remember what it’s called…

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Hi Crafters, today I’m looking at Altenew’s layering stamps, Main Squeeze and Bride-to-Be, to create some fun “2-for-1 cards”. Altenew has a fabulous new release and the products I’m using today are some of my favourites. I stamped out a bunch of the layered flowers from the Bride-to-Be set and die cut them all using the coordinating dies. I then stamped a few random flowers onto my card panel. I arranged the die cuts around the stamped images to create a variety of dimension. I then die cut the panel…

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