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Creating Random Patterns

August 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For the past two weeks, I have enjoyed watching the videos in the Stretch Your Stamps 2 online card class. I had hoped to keep up with my homework, but I’ve only managed to create a few cards so far. On Day 7, Debby Hughes showed us how to use graphic stamps in random patterns […]

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Tracing Elegant Lines

March 31st, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is a little bit of a twist on Tasnim Ahmed’s “Tracing Images” technique from Day 7 of the Clean & Simple 3 online card class. Instead of tracing a stamped image, I dry-embossed the card front and traced part of the “image” with a gold pen. Then I colored inside those traced, raised lines […]

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Faux Layered Die Cuts

March 27th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here’s another card that uses the die-cut inlay technique, taught by Debby Hughes on Day 1 of the Clean & Simple 3 online card class. No stamps or ink were used in the making of this card. Well, I did splatter some shimmer paint (aka all-purpose ink) onto the Early Espresso panel before I assembled […]

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Ghost Stamping

March 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

I combined the die-cut inlaying technique with the ghost stamping technique on this one-layer anniversary card. It is really fun to puzzle these pieces together, although I did run into a bit of a snag because my banner dies were too small to contain the sentiments. I managed to extend the cuts on both sides […]

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Graffiti Stamping

March 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Clean & Simple One Layer Cards 3 started at onlinecardclasses.com on March 10, but I haven’t posted any of my homework until now. This card was inspired by Shari Carroll’s Graffiti Stamping card on Day 5 — I just loved her design! I stamped the sentiments on a 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ piece of Whisper White card stock […]

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