Archive for the ‘Tutorials’ Category

Don’t forget about the Blog Tour & Pictures from the Tea Party

Oooo, oooo – I just finished my projects for the blog tour this weekend!!!  I’m soooooo wish I could show you now, but I would get in ‘trouble’ so I’m holding on to them.  For all the details on the blog tour, check out this post, or the blurb in the sidebar.
For now, here’s a [...]

Technique of the Week: Princess Party Folder

Now, flip it over so it stands up like a tent.

Now, we’re going to add the goodies to the inside of the folder.

Technique of the Week: Reverse Masking

The first thing you’ll want to do is choose a shape for your mask. You can use a punch of any size or a square, circle, rectangle – whatever you like. Here, I’m using my Coluzzle to cut an oval big enough for this rose image from Inkadinkadoo.

Once you’ve cut your shape, you [...]

Technique of the Week: Paper Piecing

This week’s technique is Paper Piecing and I chose the set “And Many Mower” from the current Occasions Mini Catalog.  The colors I used are Brocade Blue, Mellow Moss, Close to Cocoa, So Saffron & Whisper White.
The first thing you’ll need is to gather your paper/card stock.  I used scraps for pieces I knew would [...]

Paper Snowflake

This is a fun little project and a great way to show off some of your favorite designer series paper.  For this snowflake, I used Ski Slope DSP.

The supplies I used are Ski Slope paper, Scissors, Bone folder, Mini Glue dots, 1 eyelet, 1 brad & some ribbon.  You can get two of these snowflakes [...]

New Stampin’ Up! Video – Watercoloring

Here’s one of my favorite techniques in a video tutorial from Stampin’ Up!®

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You can also view this video on my business website at:
Happy Watercoloring!

New Online Class Available

Punch up your gift giving this holiday season with this adorable little house and six coordinating cards with envelopes created using the Frosty Day DP and Punch Pals stamp set! Include one of these 4″ x 4″ gift cards with each of the presents you give out this year and then package up some treats [...]

New Samples + a Video sample from Stampin’ Up!

I was going to let you know that I’ve uploaded some new samples to my Creative Project section of my SU business website, until I popped in and found this awesome video of a project that SU created!  How exciting!

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Birthday & Turkey Tutorial

Well, the birthday party went well.  I had a good time, I think the kids all had a good time too.  It was really simple, we ordered pizza, opened presents, played with the presents, ate pizza and that was it.  I have several pictures, but I’ll only post one.  Here’s my birthday boy opening his [...]

Angels for Mallory

So, a couple of days ago, Mal left me a comment saying her sorority is going to be making angels for the University of Michigan Children’s Hospital, and asked if I had any ideas.  Well, this one’s for you, Mal! 

I thought quick and easy would be good.  So, I pulled down my punches [...]