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Craft Techniques

Craft Techniques

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Punch out all these w using one punch

...color directly on the acrylic block and then spritz with water for a beautiful watercolored background...

$20 on ebay. seller is geppettocreatins. I love mine. very handy, especially when working on multiple cards or having classes.

embossing folders as background stamp. Ink the raised edge, position paper on open folder and run through Cuttlebug with 'A' plate, B plate, open folder, cardstock to be printed, B plate and 3-4 cardstock shims.

How to emboss a full piece of card in the direction you want, when the embossing folder has a different orientation, by Tami Chronowski

"Airbrushing" technique to add soft color without using sponges or daubers

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this double stamp technique is so easy and clever, I want to try!

Baby Punch Art

Learn some great tips for tying knots and bows for your handmade cards using clear mount blocks. This ribbon tying technique helps your bow lay flat against the card stock. www.

This woman really knows how to selectively emboss. There are some great tips here.

Partial Embossing- This is brillant and so much easier than dealing with cardboard shims.


How to do many different styles of bows

bow tying - bjl

Creating an embossed edge

Double Embossing- I always forget how to do this so need to keep this handy.

Creating an embossed edge, why didn't I think of this?

Two ribbon tricks

Created By You: Two Quick & Easy Ribbon Tricks Tutorial

Embossing Tutorial How to double emboss

diecut a frame and sponge to "mask" the shape

How to texture emboss on only part of the project. Example: stripes on one side of Fancy Favor box.

How to emboss small folders without getting "folder marks"...great instructions

Use Crystal Effects to glue vellum to card stock. It won’t show through. I’ve found the best way to keep vellum from wrinkling or “popping up” after application of CE is to apply it with a fingertip or Q-tip applicator in a very thin coat . . . DO NOT apply it straight from the bottle.

This is an excellent technique.