Category: Techniques

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String and Block Stamping Technique

Last fall I saw this great technique on the Make It From Your Heart blog.  I tucked the post away to share with you a little later, and then promptly forgot about it!  I was doing a clean-up in my emails and guess what I found??!!  You got it!  That...

Shin Han Touch Twin Markers

Close To My Heart ShinHan Touch Twin Markers

These markers are so much fun to use!  You can colour in an area seamlessly.  Want to add some shade/light tones?  These are the markers for you!  Can’t seem to get skin tones looking real?  You HAVE to try these ShinHan Touch Twin Markers!!!  Close To My Heart carries an...

Pathfinding Cards and Case

Pathfinding Cards and Case

Now that I’m back from my vacation at our trailer in BC, I thought it was time that I got back into the swing of things.  You know, crafting wise.  Looking around my craft area, which is still a bit of a mess from my “reorganizing”, I wasn’t really ready...

Shin Han Touch Twin Markers

ALCOHOL MARKER TECHNIQUE CLASS!

In the spirit of adventure, I am going to offer my very first technique class. I have had a lot of ladies mention that they have a few (or a lot!) of alcohol markers, but really aren’t sure how to get the very best out of them. If that is you,...

Cricut Artfully Sent: The Basics

If you have been wanting to try out this new cartridge, but aren’t quite sure where to start.  Or, you’ve been thinking you might like to add this cartridge to your collection.  Take a look at this video!

Quick Tip: Shimming Your ATG!!

Thanks so much to Amy over at Prairie Paper & Ink for coming up with this creative fix for a fussy tool!  Very thorough instructions and the video clearly illustrates the steps to follow. If you have ever had a problem with this type of adhesive runner tool, you will definitely...

No Plug Glue Toppers!!

I was totally amazed at this lady’s ingenuity!!! Thanks to Laura over at Follow The Paper Trail for testing out this great idea, and then posting a great video tutorial on YouTube!!  To watch the video, click on the “YouTube” in the bottom right corner of the video.   http://youtu.be/huZXoBncje0

December Scrapbooking Club!

December Scrapbooking Club! Our next regular get together on December 14, 2014 (1:00 – 6:00 pm) will have a bit of a twist! It will be an open crop event, so you will be able to bring your own projects to work on. We will not be featuring a particular...

Skylark Mini Album

I recently put together a mini album inspired by an example in the Close To My Heart Spring/Summer 2014 Idea Book.  I put together some kits based on my design, and a group of ladies recently got together to construct their own!  I always look forward to watching each project...

Monthly Scrapbooking Club Opportunity

Have you been looking for a chance to spend some time with like-minded ladies, doing something that you love? Want to have some fun, learn new techniques, see what’s new and trendy in the world of paper crafting? Ever wished you could get to know a few more people in...

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