Latest & Greatest: Stamping with Neat & Tangled


Hey everyone! Roree here with today’s Make It! Monday post.

Our next show is this week in Milwaukee, WI on April 21st-April 22nd! Stamp & Scrapbook Expo will be teaching three “Latest & Greatest” workshops at this show: Card Making, Cool Tools, and Stamping. We have lots of great products from some awesome manufacturers in these classes, and today I am going to be working with a stamps from our Stamping workshop: Neat & Tangled‘s Hand Stitched stamp set.


With it, I created this card:


I created a little hoop shaker shape using the Nice and Neat Hoop Die, paper and stickers from PHOTOPLAY‘s About a Little Girl collection, an acrylic sheet, Pink Lemonade Sequin Mix, and foam adhesive.


I used the Hand Stitched stamp set to stamp my sentiment banner and flowers.


I colored the flowers with colored pencils and cut them out using the Hand Stitched Nice and Neat Dies.


This Stamping workshop featuring Neat & Tangled’s Hand Stitched stamp set will also be taught at our shows in Orlando FL, and Puyallup WA. We hope you can come join us at one of these shows. We would love to see you there!

I hope you enjoyed today’s Make It! Monday project. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Stitched and Distressed Layers Card


Hey, everyone! Roree here with another Make It! Monday project. Today I am sharing how I created a card using my PenBlade craft knife as a distressing tool.


I started with some patterned paper and stickers from the Mad4Plaid collection from Photo Play Paper.


I cut out some square panels from the Lennox and Madras patterned papers, and I distressed the edges by running them through the thread cutting groove on my PenBlade craft knife.


This is a great feature because you can use the knife to distress without the blade being exposed.


I machine stitched around each panel, then layered and adhered the panels together.


I created another square panel from white cardstock, distressed and stitched the edges, and topped it with a flower I created from patterned paper, cardstock, stickers from the Mad4Plaid Delightful sticker sheet, machine stitching, a felt flower sticker, and a button.


I adhered the decorated panel to the center of the layered panels and adhered the completed panel to the front of a square card to finish.


I hope you enjoyed today’s Make It! Monday project. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Mist-Splattered Card

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Hey, everyone! Roree here with another Make It! Monday project. Today I am sharing a mist-splattered card and the techniques I used to create it.

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I started with white cardstock, Heidi Swapp Black Velvet Color Shine, and a Faber-Castell stipple brush.

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I took the spray nozzle off of the bottle and dipped the brush into the mist.

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I pulled the bristles back with my finger, letting the mist splatter over the white cardstock. I repeated this step until I was happy with amount of splatter on the panel.

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I personally like this technique better than spraying the mist, because I always tend to over-spray and end up with more color than I originally wanted.

To add larger areas of color, I dabbed the wet brush directly onto the cardstock.

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You can also drip the mist with the end of the nozzle to get a similar effect.

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I let the mist dry and then added some paper and embellishments from Photo Play Paper‘s Like a Girl collection, along with some hand stitching.

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I hope you enjoyed today’s Make It! Monday project. Thanks so much for stopping by!

Ribbon Spool Christmas Ornament

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Hey, everyone! Roree here with another Make It! Monday project. Today I am sharing a ribbon spool ornament I created using iCraft Deco Foil Foam Adhesive and Foil Transfer Sheets by Therm O Web and the Dear Santa collection by Photo Play Paper.

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First, I started off with Therm O Web’s iCraft Deco Foil Foam Adhesive and Transfer Sheets.

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I put one of the foam adhesive sheets on a Cricut mat and cut out a scallop circle shape from Cricut Design Space.

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I was really impressed that the foam cut so clean and easy. And it didn’t mess up the blade at all.

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I removed the paper from one side of the foam adhesive die cut and added it to a circle of Believe patterned paper. I then removed the paper from the top of the die cut.

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I placed a foil transfer sheet over the foam adhesive die cut and went around the die cut applying a little bit of pressure.

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I lifted the sheet from the die cut revealing a foil-covered foam adhesive sticker.

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I added the circle to the front of an empty ribbon spool and decorated it with Dear Santa Element Stickers, a few pearls, and some ribbon.

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I hope you enjoyed today’s Make It! Monday project. Thanks so much for stopping by and Merry Christmas!