Father’s Day Tribute

Good Morning!  Today we take the time to celebrate and honor our Fathers! Some of us may be blessed to have many generations of Father’s to celebrate with today…such as a Grandfather, Father, Husband.  And some of us may be sharing fond memories of our Fathers as they watch over us from heaven. Happy Father’s Day to all of the fabulous Dad’s out there! Thank you for all of your love and support throughout the years! Enjoy your special day!

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
Fathers Day Quote by: Jim Valvano

Enjoy this little video vignette showcasing a variety of masculine card ideas! Happy Father’s Day!

Masculine Cards – Curtain Fold Technique

Button Up Shirt - Curtain fold technique

Good Morning Stampin’ Friends!  Today I have a video tutorial to share with all of you!  Father’s Day is right around the corner so I thought I would share a quick and simple masculine card idea.  This card is perfect for Father’s Day or any other occasion! It is based on the Drapery Fold or Curtain Fold technique that I shared with you a few weeks back, only this time we are using the fold to create a collar for a button up shirt!

One Sheet Wonder Vignette

Hello Stampin’ Friends!  Today I have some quick and simple card ideas to share with all of you. It’s called the One Sheet Wonder technique! You will learn how to make 7 cards from one 12 x 12 sheet of patterned paper!  And…the best part is you will use the entire 12 x 12 sheet of paper…no scraps!  This is one of my favorite ways to make cards especially when I need them in a hurry!

There are many different ways to cut up a 12 x 12 piece of patterned paper but this is the quickest and easiest! You can use any stamp set, any patterned papers and add any embellishments you like!  Simply grab a piece of your favorite patterned paper and watch the tutorial for all of the measurements. Enjoy!

Drapery Fold Tutorial

Good Morning!  You may recall this project idea that I shared with you at the beginning of the month http://stamptasticdesigns.com/2016/05/02/drapery-fold-technique/  It involved a fun fold technique called the Drapery fold and the beautiful butterfly image from the Watercolor Wings stamp set.

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Well today I have a video tutorial for all of you. The tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to re-create this fun fold card! Now I used some of the fun patterns from the Botanical Gardens Designer Series Paper Pack but you can re-create these cards with any of the patterned papers that you prefer!  The possibilities are endless!

Enjoy the video and thanks for visiting me today!

Butterfly Squash Tutorial

Good Morning!  You may recall this little project that I shared with you back in March!  It involved the Work of Art stamp set and the Butterfly Thinlits.  http://stamptasticdesigns.com/2016/03/26/butterfly-squash-technique/

work of art butterfly card

Well today I have a video tutorial for all of you. The tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to re-create this card! Now I used some of the softer, pastel ink colors like pink pirouette, so saffron and soft sky. However, you can re-create this card with any color combination you prefer!  The possibilities are endless!

Enjoy the video and thanks for visiting me today!

Let’s Make it! Grateful Bunch Card Idea

Fun little video vignette showcasing the Grateful Bunch stamp set! It’s quick and simple too! So grab your supplies and stamp along with me! Let’s Make It!

Quick & Simple Washi Tape Idea

Looking for a quick and simple card idea?  Well I might have just what you are looking for!  This little card idea showcases a quick and fun way to use your washi tape. It’s super simple and allows you to create fun cards with any kind of washi tape and stamping supplies that you have on hand!  Just be sure to coordinate your colors and embellishments with the washi tape that you choose to use!  Check out this fun little video tutorial vignette!

Have fun with it! Enjoy!

Bokeh Technique

Today I have a video tutorial which showcases a fun little technique called Bokeh. The Japanese term Bokeh basically means an out of focus or blurred image. There are good bokeh and bad bokeh. A good Bokeh would result in blurring an image in a way that is pleasing to the eye. And of course, that’s the Bokeh that we want! If you love sponging, then this is the technique for you! All of the supplies and measurements are laid out for you in this video tutorial. So grab a pen and paper and follow along with me!

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Z-Fold Card ~ Painted Petals

Today I have a quick and simple Z-fold card tutorial for you. Have you ever heard of a Z-Fold? It’s a fun way to add a bit of pizazz to your card making and it’s sure to WOW your friends and family! z fold painted petals

The video tutorial showcases the Painted Petals stamp set but you can use any of your favorite sets, inks and papers to re-create this card.  Let’s take a look…

Painted Petals ~ One Sheet Wonder

Today I have some simple and fun projects you can put together with one 12 x 12 sheet of designer series paper (DSP) and the Painted Petals stamp set. I am super excited about these projects because they showcase how to use just one stamp set…Painted Petals…and one piece of DSP to create 7 beautiful cards!  Yes, I will show you one simple way to cut and use an entire piece of designer series paper without any leftover scraps!one sheet wonder painted petals cards Aren’t these projects just beautiful?  I love the color combo and the Painted Petals stamp set. I loved it so much that I have put together a fun little video tutorial for you so you might want to stamp along with me and/or take notes. Although I will be showcasing projects which use colors such as pear pizazz and so saffron, please keep in mind that you can use the techniques and information I provide and re-create these projects using any designer paper and coordinating colors.  So let’s get started by watching this video tutorial….

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