Showing posts from February, 2022

Chalkboard Technique

Fun Chalking technique! You just cut a piece of Basic Black Cardstock, heat emboss an image or sentiment with your Versamark & White embossing powder, and then add some Whisper White Craft Ink using the Blending brushes or any sponge you may have at home, but rubbing it around the image to make it look like a chalk board! Here's what my cards ended up like... Chalk board card #1: I got the inspiration for this card from a video created by Debbie Henderson, the layout is the same, except for the decorations.  You might want to go watch her video for the part where we cut out the bottom section of the cardbase, because I'm not sure how to explain that in writing! lol  Here's the link to her VIDEO  fast forwarded to that part, but you can start it from the beginning too.  Her cards are beautiful, but I needed a card using punches and not dies. I started with a Soft Suede card base 4 1/4 x 8 1/2 , scored at 5 1/2" , removed the bottom section, which measures 1 x 2 3/4

Simply Marbleous DSP-SALE-A-Bration

I needed to come up with an easy Fancy Fold card for my Stamp Club this month, and wanted to use the paper from the Simply Marbleous DSP which is free with a $60 order till Feb 28th, only 3 days left!  Besides the kit they get to create 2 different cards each month, I share a fun fold card and ask them to recreate one with whatever products they have at home, and if they share it on our club group, they get FREE shipping the following month on their club order, so this time, I also added 3 sheets of this DSP for them to use on this challenge.  Can't wait to see if anyone will do it! So I started with the Pink sheet, and automatically thought of flowers, so I started looking at my stamp sets, to find some that are long enough to cover this 5 1/4 '' Basic White panel, and found my Tranquil Tulips stamp se t, which I haven't used in a very long time.   By the way, this stamp set is still current, you can find it on page 38 of the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue for $23, and we