Category Archives: Rubber Stamping

Ask the Experts: Trimming, Die Cutting and Emellishments

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Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

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Q: Sometimes when I use my paper trimmer I still manage to cut crooked.  How can I make sure that doesn’t happen?

A: Often it’s just a matter of making sure the paper is correctly lined up in the trimmer.  One easy way to make the perfect cut is to use a scoring board and score a small line at the top and bottom of your paper at the inch mark you will be cutting.  Place the paper in your trimmer, lining up the score marks in the blade groove and your good to go.  No more crooked cuts!

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Sending Hearts of Love Gatefold Card

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Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Make a lovely Valentine's Day card and send hearts to everyone you love

It’s hard to believe we just finished up with all of the holiday cards and now it’s time to start all over again, isn’t it?  It won’t be long and Valentine’s Day will be here.  Now is the time to get to work on all of the cards you will need.  This is a little different version of a gatefold card where one of the gates is created from two circles.

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Ask the Experts: Stamp, Cut, Score

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

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Q:I’m new to crafting and was wondering if I could use watercolor pencils on my cards.

A:  Yes, watercolor pencils are great to add color to your stamped images.  Be sure to use a watercolor paper when you stamp, as well as, an ink so that the ink will not bleed and ruin your work.

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Twist & Pop Up Card for the Holidays

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Create a unique interactive card to give this holiday season.

Who doesn’t love a card that is interactive?  It’s not only fun to receive a card at the holidays or any time of year, but it’s especially fun if it’s one that you can play with and enjoy.  This twist & pop card for the holidays can be adapted to any occasion so once the season is over you won’t have to put the design away just change the papers.

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Four Fold Cards for Any Occasion

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Customize your four folds card for any season or holiday!

This great four fold card design is perfect for your holiday cards or a card for any occasion.  Add your favorite papers and embellishments to tell a story as the pages are turned or highlight fun ideas for the theme of the occasion.  It will be one design in your design stash that you will enjoy dressing up with a lot of your favorite embellishments.

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Ask the Experts: Die Cuts and More

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

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Q: I’m having a difficult time using patterned papers.  There are so many colors in a set that I don’t know how to make them match.

A:  Try using the same shades of one color on your projects instead of having a lot of different colors that may look jumbled.

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Santa’s Coming Soon Spinner Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Make an interactive spinner card for your holiday cards this season.

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are so near us.  Now is the time to start those holiday cards if you haven’t already.  It is always fun to receive a card, but this card takes it one step further and allows the receiver to interact with it by spinning Santa around the center point.

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