Category Archives: Techniques

Quick video tutorial shows you how to easily hand cut a quick fishtail banner for your scrapbooks or cards without using a ruler or any special tools.

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For our June project club we created this beautiful paper rose explosion box. The box could be used as a mini scrapbook, card, or gift wrapping. Paper Rose Picture Tutorial using a flower punch http://meholder.blogspot.com/2009/03/paper-flower-tutorial.html Paper Rose Video Tutorial without … Continue reading

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For this layout we wanted to use the Cherry-O Paper pack without using any cherries. For embellishments we added a tulip butterfly which pops off the page, and a crumpled paper flower (see instructions below). To make a crumpled paper … Continue reading

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Create your own multi-color ink pad with baby wipes and re-inkers. Create an explosion of color with these quick and easy steps! Includes step-by-step tutorial. See the Complete Video >

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Your photographs and memories are going to love the pretty spring colors and cheerful Caboodle paper packet featured in this episode. You’ll learn how to make chalk pop from your artwork, create wonderful layouts and card using only cardstock, and … Continue reading

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Special thanks to CTMH consultant Sharon Chatterton for sharing this great technique! The Layered Paper Quilting Technique is variation of Iris Folding. The quilted or stain glass design looks amazing and complex, but is actually quite easy. It is a … Continue reading

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This episode features an embossing technique you can’t resist, an overview of our super chic Topstitch papers, and some fun ideas for using our Irresistibles™ alphabet stickers. Plus, Jeanette Lynton shows us a delightful way to use the My Creations™ … Continue reading

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Sepia toned pictures are another way to change the style of your scrapbook pages. They often give an old world feel to modern pictures. Historically, photographers would use cuttlefish to protect pictures from decaying. Over time, the black and white … Continue reading

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Shimmer mist is a quick and easy way to add a pearl-like sparkle to any project. You can literally make the mist in less than a minute, and it will keep for a long time in a sealed bottle. Materials … Continue reading

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For our November meeting, we created two Christmas Cards featuring home-made shimmer pearl mist. To make the mist, we used Pearl Paint mixed with water in a fine mist spray bottle. This is a really fast & easy technique to … Continue reading

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