Tag Archives: cardmaking techniques

Examples of Handmade Cards: Scribbling

I don’t know if this card making technique has an official name; I just call it scribbling.  You can’t find an easier or quicker rubber stamp technique than scribbling… even doodling isn’t as fast.  🙂 PAPER CRAFT SUPPLIES Stamps:  Feel Goods (w-129681/c-129684) Card Stock:  Whisper White, 5-1/4″ x 4″ (100730); Pacific Point, 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″… Read More »

Friendship Card

Today’s friendship card features a couple of the retiring colors, Regal Rose and Not Quite Navy.  Aren’t they lovely paired together?  It’s a very classic color combination. If you like these colors you’ll want to be sure and stock up on card stock and ink refills for your Stampin’ Up! ink pads before they’re gone. … Read More »

April Cardmaking Techniques Boutique

There’s only a couple more days to sign up for next quarter’s Card Making Techniques Boutique at the special early bird price… on Monday the prices go up. Here’s one of our projects for April.  It features one of the gorgeous patterns from the This and That Epic Day Designer Paper collection.  This new set… Read More »

How I Create Magic Like Harry Houdini!

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Harry Houdini, the infamous master magician and escape artist.  I thought we could commemorate his birthday by talking about how I create magic for my customers! People often see the examples of handmade cards I make as hard and complex, thinking they’re not creative enough to be… Read More »

Rubber Stamping and Embossing

Here’s the last project for the March Cardmaking Techniques Boutique.  Using rubber stamping and embossing in colors suitable even for a man… isn’t it awesome? Next month begins the second quarter of the Stamp4Joy Techniques Boutique.  I didn’t realize how long it would take to make up the kits, so the price will be going… Read More »

Upcoming Cardmaking Techniques

I thought I’d give you all a sneak peak closeup into one of the gorgeous techniques you’ll be learning in the March Cardmaking Techniques Boutique class. Bold and dramatic, your projects are sure to make a statement! Want the complete collection?  There’s still time to purchase the entire first quarter of this amazing resource. The… Read More »

Cardmaking Techniques Boutique: February

Another Cardmaking Techniques Boutique has come and gone with another set of fabulous sample techniques!  You can click on the picture at right for a larger image of what we made in this class. Those of you who ordered your class by mail, your packages will go out this week! The Techniques Boutique is a… Read More »

Card Making Techniques

Here’s one of the card making techniques from this month’s Techniques Boutique.   I used an assortment of designs from the Tea for Two Designer Paper Collection to create the background focal piece.  So delightful! After creating the main piece I cut it out using the Top Note Bigz Die through the Big Shot, and then… Read More »

Creating Motivational Greeting Cards

As I begin my journey as a business and personal coach I find myself creating motivational greeting cards to send to my clients.  This is one I made for a friend of mine.   I thought she could use a pretty visual reminder of what she’s trying to achieve with an inspirational saying.  What do you… Read More »

Learn Awesome Rubber Stamping Techniques

Well, our first month of the Stamp4Joy Techniques Boutique has come and gone, and we were able to learn some awesome rubber stamping techniques this session!  Click on the photo to the right for a closer view of what we made in our first class. Those of you who ordered the class by mail, your… Read More »

Receive Free Craft Tutorials Every Month!

Would you like to attend stamping classes, but you don’t have time, money, or live too far? When you join the Stamp4Joy Online Stamping Club you’ll receive free video craft tutorials every month! What is the Stamp4Joy Online Stamping Club? It’s an exclusive club for those rubber stampers committed to developing their creativity. Papercrafters from… Read More »

Learn New Cardmaking Techniques

Today’s project is showcasing one of the awesome cardmaking techniques we’ll be doing in the upcoming Techniques Boutique class.  It’s too late to join the class, but you can still purchase it and have the projects and instructions mailed to you.  They will be mailed the week of January 21st. If you would like to… Read More »

Rubber Stamping Tips: Making a Good Impression

Have you ever stamped a large stamp, only to find a “hole” in the image where the ink didn’t transfer from the rubber to the paper?  I used to have this happen all the time, and it was always near the bottom left corner of the image. If you’ve been to my classes or watched… Read More »

Announcing a New Cardmaking Techniques Class

NOTE:  This program has been incorporated and replaced by Papercrafts Toolbox.  Please visit us there! ———————————————————————– Beginning in January I will be offering a new cardmaking techniques class on the third Saturday of each month.  You can join the Techniques Boutique at any time, but if you join from the beginning you won’t miss a… Read More »