Tag Archives: Embossing

Pinterest Feature – Give Thanks Leaf Shaped Card

We found this shaped card on Pinterest.  The distressing is what makes this card pop!  Just remember that sometimes a shaped card needs to be a bit smaller to fit into a standard A2 size envelope. Designed by Sheila Veitch Here is what Sheila said about making this card, “I employed my Gypsy Wonderings cricut cartridge […]


Clean and Simple Thanksgiving Card

I really enjoy Clean and Simple (aka CAS) cards.  Plus they are usually quick to make and easy to make in multiple quantities.  When I make cards, I usually make at least two, if not 4 or 6 so I always have some on hand and some to give away. This card only takes minutes […]

10 Ways to Use: Embossing Folders

Dry embossing with Embossing Folders is one of my favorite techniques.  It adds dimension and texture without adding much cost or height (for mailing!)  Here are some techniques using embossing folders to keep it fresh every time you make a new project:         1.  Embossed Background  Photo from:  http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1870225?&cat=18571   Photo from: […]

10 Ways to Use: Leaves & Leaf Shapes

Now that autumn is upon us, it’s time to notice the changing colors of the trees.  Time for a visit to the pumpkin farm, or corn maze.  Time to be thankful.  What better way to share greetings and save memories of this time of year than to use leaves.   Here are 10 different ways […]

Emboss Resist Rainbow Tutorial

By Nicole Samuels     If you love stamping, mists, and rainbows…I’ve got a fun tutorial to share with you today!  I used this same technique on my “Happy Day” layout from the Summer of ’69 gallery, using the awesome chevron stamp from the Five and Dime add on.  It’s very easy to do and who doesn’t […]

#ScrapChat with Eileen Hull

Where are you from?   Monroe, NY.   What are your roots?  Small town.   How did you get started?  I always loved making things. My 3 sisters and I made our own paper dolls, furniture and houses and play for hours at it. My mother must have loved that!   How has your art […]

Coffee Filter Background

LeAnn gives us a great tip to create a simple embossed background for a page layout using coffee filters.  This works great on cards too! Click play on the video above or go here:  http://www.mycraftchannel.com/shows/Scrapbook-Expo/Frugal-Friday—Coffee-Filters/