Tag Archives: Craft Techniques

Blossoms in Bloom Hello Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Spring will be here soon and the blossoms of many beautiful flowers will come to life. Sweet smells will fill the air and beautiful fluffy clouds will grace the skies.  Share the beauty of the season with everyone with this fresh, new design on the cards you make.

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Tri-fold Fancy Flap Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

This card is two card techniques in one and is so easy to make you will want to create a lot of them to send to everyone you know.

This card is two card techniques in one and is so easy to make you will want to create a lot of them to send to everyone you know.  The card closes so the flaps overlap the base making it a tri-fold card and since it is created from 3 separate pieces it’s a fancy fold card.  How fun is that?  Let’s get started on creating this awesome card.

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Build a Polymer Clay Starter Kit

By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

Ready to start working with polymer clay and don’t know where to begin? Here are some great things to start out with and build your polymer clay stash up as well as some extras that are my personal favorites.

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The most basic thing you will need is polymer clay. Polymer clay is an oven hardening clay that remains soft until baked.  A good starting point is a multicolor pack. You can even mix colors within a clay pack to create new ones. The most popular polymer clay brands are Sculpey and Fimo and are ready to use right from the package with no conditioning required.

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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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Ice Skating Slider Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Glide a skater along inked ice for a creative and fun homemade card

Add some movement to your favorite holiday card design by making it slide.  Now it’s even easier to do using this set of dies by Lawn Fawn.  The Slide on Over set allows you to create 4 motion designs including the one used on this wonderful ice skater themed card for the holidays.

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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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