Tuesday, January 17, 2017

It's Technique Tuesday: We R Memory Keepers Stamp Positioner Tutorial

This is for my mommy!!!!  For Christmas, I got her the We R Memory Keepers stamp positioning tool.  I didn't have enough time to give her a proper tutorial, so I decided, it should be a Technique Tuesday video!  The funniest part about this video is that I keep calling the 'G' stamp a positioned instead of a guide.  I have no idea why... and watching it back, I just keep giggling!
Happy crafting!

Monday, January 9, 2017

It's Technique Tuesday! Easel Card & Simple Calendar Holder

In my last Technique Tuesday video, I created scrap paper holders for my team.  I decided I would add an easel desk calendar too!  These are super quick and easy to make.  Measurements are included in the video and on my blog.  Happy Crafting!  

First Easel Card measurements:
Base 3 1/2" x 7" (scored at 1 3/4" and 3 1/2")
Easel 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Second Easel Card measurements:
Base 3 1/2" x 9" (scored at 2 1/4" and 4 1/2")
Easel 3 1/2" x 4 1/2"

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

It's Technique Tuesday! Homemade Scrap Paper Holder

Do you have an excess of scrap paper?  At my day job, I have no accumulated over two reams of scrap paper.  We do a lot of reconciliation and nothing beats a pencil and paper!  However, even though we recycle, I typically save the paper, chop it in half, staple it at the top and use the back of the paper as scrap.  I decided I wanted to figure out how to make a scrap paper holder.  It came out so cute that I decided I would make one for each of my staff members.  Measurements are in the video and also on my blog.  Happy Crafting!

Base: 6" x 9" (scored at 1" all around)
Top: 6" x 11" (scored at 2 1/2" all around)

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #191

Happy Holidays, Everyone!
Thank you for joining us at AHSC #191.  It is such a busy time of year for all of us and I needed a quick 'pick me up' card for a co-worker.  I hope these little birds can do the trick!

Please join us!  Atlantic Hearts Sketch #191

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Atlantic Hearts Sketch #189

Welcome back to another Atlantic Hearts Sketch!  Please come and join us for sketch #189.

The three little blocks in this sketch just reminded me of little presents.  :)  It made me happy to start working on Christmas cards and got me in the mood to start making a few more!

I hope you'll join us for this sketch!

Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Atlantic Hearts Sketch #183

Welcome to another Atlantic Hearts Sketch!  I was having super fun playing with my gelli plate and some new acrylic paints I picked up.  The pinky reddish background was a result of the gelli plate and stencils.  I truly love working with this technique.

Once they were dry, I used embossing paste and glitter and a pumpkin patch stencil.  I colored the pumpkins with my spectrum noir markers and added a few embellishments.  

I hope you'll consider designing a card for the challenge this week!  Thank you for stopping by!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

It's Technique Tuesday! Gelli Plate printing for card backgrounds!

I am just loving playing with my Gelli Plate.  It has been my go-to in the craft room lately.  I'm not sure if I like making a mess or the end results better!

This is the first Technique Tuesday video since my relocation to Georgia.  I'm still trying to figure out the lighting, sound, etc - so this was the first attempt.

I hope you enjoy this video!  If you love the Gelli Plate as much as I do, there are also more economical printing plates available on Amazon.  They are new to the market and people are seeing good results.  Enjoy!