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5 steps to a frosty snow scene

December 26, 2011

Hi there! Today I’d like to share a card I recently made using the NEW Distress Stains from Ranger! I love the frosty look of this card! Step 1: Second generation Distress Stains The focal image is made from a manila shipping tag. Broken China, Worn Lipstick, and Dusty Concord Distress Stains were applied directly […]

5 steps to fresh updated holiday cards

December 19, 2011

Hi there! Today I’d like to share a pair of pretty holiday cards with you! Although this card has the traditional red and green found in most holiday cards, it also uses some new modern colors for a fresh, updated look. Step 1: White-on-kraft background To make the background for this card, I stamped Hero […]

Watercolor Musical Thank You Card

September 9, 2011
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Hello! Today I would like to share a card that was inspired by my friend, Jan, of Far North Designs. She challenged me to create a “double score” card that had both physical scoring and included a musical score. The background is patterned paper by Kathy Griffiths for ProvoCraft. I scored lines 1/4″ in from […]

Buy one of my Technique Tag Books!

October 20, 2010
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(Click here to see a larger version.) Hi there! For the past few months, I’ve been sharing various Technique Tags, as I revisited Jennifer McGuire’s original Thinking Inking videos. I made extras of each tag I created, so that I would not only create a Technique Tag book for myself – but also have two […]

3 easy steps to white crayon resist tags

October 13, 2010
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(Click here to view a larger version.) Hello! Today I’d like to share this set of stunning white crayon resist tags. Traditionally, white crayon resist is done after first stamping with black ink, but I wanted to change it up a bit, so I used a dark color of ink but not black. How I […]

3 easy steps to tags painted with Perfect Pearls

October 8, 2010
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(Click here to view a larger version.) Hello! Today I’d like to share how I made the cute owl tags shown above. How I made my tags To begin, I got out some manila shipping tags that are 4 3/4″ x 2 3/8″. I removed the twine and set it aside. I cut some navy […]

4 steps to pretty watercolor tags with Perfect Pearls

October 6, 2010
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(Click here to view a larger version.) Hello! Today I’d like to share how I made the pretty watercolor tags shown above, using Distress Inks and Perfect Pearls. How I made my tags To start off, I got out some manila shipping tags that are 4 3/4″ x 2 3/8″. I removed the twine and […]

5 steps to Hearts Flourish Sticky Back Canvas tags

September 29, 2010
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(Click here to view a larger version.) Hello! Today I’d like to share how I made the Heart Flourish tags shown above, using Sticky Back Canvas. How I made my tags To begin, I got out some manila shipping tags that are 4 3/4″ by 2 3/8″. I removed the twine and set it aside. […]

5 steps to Tree Tile Sticky Back Canvas Tags

September 27, 2010
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(Click here to view a larger version.) Hello! Today I’d like to share how I made the Tree Tile tags shown above, using Sticky Back Canvas. How I made my tags To start I got out some shipping tags that are 4 3/4″ by 2 3/8″. I removed the twine and set them aside. Then, […]

Patterned paper Distress Ink tags in 3 steps

July 30, 2010
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(Click here to see a larger version.) Hi there! Today I’d like to share a second set of tags that I made based on Jennifer McGuire’s free 9-week class called Thinking Inking. How I made my tags To make these tags, I started by selecting a bright patterned paper. I chose Making Memories Be Inspired […]