Tag Archives: Craft Techniques

Ask the Experts: Cards, Embossing, & More

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Q: Should I decorate the inside of my card? What about the envelope?

A:  You can decorate the inside of the card.  Even simple little pieces like corners added around the sentiment makes a great look and continues the theme from the outside in. Stickers, stamps and die cuts are great to use for this. Envelopes can be easily stamped and colored, too.  Keep in mind when decorating any envelope that is to be mailed that the embellishments need to be secured tightly so they aren’t able to be caught in the postal machines.

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Hoppy Easter Rabbit Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

It’s a hoppy time of year and this cute bunny card will be sure to bring tons of happiness to someone.  Whether it’s given to a young person or an adult it’s sure to bring many smiles this Easter season.  Now let’s get to work so we can start sharing this little bunny’s message with everyone.

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Watercolor Easter Egg Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Spring has finally arrived and just right around the corner is Easter.  Now is the time to start working on the cards that you’d like to give this time of year.  This beautiful egg shaped card is perfect for sharing the season.

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All About Clay Machines & How To Create A Tear Drop Blend

By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

What is a clay machine?

A clay machine is a tool used in polymer clay crafting to easily create flat sheets of clay. Clay machines can be set to different thickness levels depending on what you need for your project.

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Window Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

DIY window A-Frame card to celebrate spring!

This card is often referred to as an A-Frame card since it folds at the top rather than on the side.  It’s a nice change to the usual cards we tend to make.  The window scene seemed to fit best with this style of card as it seemed to be the natural way of wanting to open it.

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Ask the Experts: Mixed Media

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Q: I’ve heard the term Mixed Media Art a lot lately, but what is it exactly?

A:  It is a term with a broad definition that covers any form of crafting including card making, altered items, journaling, the making of items such as a book and more.  Media refers to what the project is created with such as the papers including patterned paper, paint, ink, fabrics such as ribbon, die cuts, buttons and anything else the artist would like to use.

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