Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Thursday’s Tip: How To Use Stampin’ Write Markers

Stampin’ Write Markers are great for colouring your stamps with, particularly if you would like more than one colour on a stamp. The trick to using the markers is that once you have carefully coloured your stamp, breathe on the inked image to re-moisten the ink before stamping onto paper. Another tip is you don’t need… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Stampin’ Up Coordination Is The Key!

Coordination is something that makes crafting easier and it is one of the unique features about Stampin’ Up! products. Isn’t it frustrating when you are trying to make something and the colours are slightly different or don’t work together well, or you can’t find something to match what you have already made?   Stampin’ Up! products… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Cable Knit Dynamic Embossing Folder

The Cable Knit Dynamic Embossing Folder is a new style of embossing folder from the Holiday Catalogue.   It is a thicker embossing folder compared to any of the other existing Stampin’ Up! embossing folders.  This help to create more of a 3D effect. Check some of the cards below which feature this new embossing folder.   Because… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Tying A Bow With A Fork

Have you struggled to tie a nice bow?   Check out this way of tying a bow with a fork!  Sorry this week’s post for Thursday’s Tip is a day late. This is something I found on Pinterest, posted by Vanessa, from Minnesota.  I hope you find this way of tying a bow useful.

Thursday’s Tip: Adding Dimension

This week’s tip is about adding dimension to your card.  I rarely make a one layer card.  Instead I like to add layers and I quite often dimension to my card.  This can be easily achieved with Dimensionals or now also the Foam Adhesive Strips. Adhering a sentiment with a Dimensional or two, helps it to pop off… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Cutting & Scoring Cardstock

When card making you need to cut and score card.  To create a nice crisp fold, it is best to score it first.  I find the Metric Plate on the Simply Scored the best for this.  Then press along the fold with your Bone Folder.  And if you need to score half of that again, the Metric… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Rock & Roll Technique

The Rock & Roll technique has been around for a while, but perhaps something we haven’t seen in a while.  Today’s card with the leaves from the Thoughtful Branches Bundle shows off this technique. If you look carefully at the leaves, they are a darker green around the outside.  This card was cased from my upline, Julia… Read More »

Thursday’s Tip: Making A Shaker Card

Making a shaker card is a lot of fun and the recipient enjoys it too.  You can put sequins in them, confetti you make yourself or other small shaped things.  The Foam Adhesive Strips make sealing it all in so easy.  You can add one continuous strip on back of your window sheet, preventing anything… Read More »