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Ask the Experts – Embossing & Adhesives

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Q:  I can’t get all of the embossing powder off my project before I heat it.  What do I do?

A:  First be sure your ink is dry before trying to remove the excess.  Once the ink is dry, you can use a paint brush to remove any extra powder.  Lightly, tap the project on a surface and be sure to tap the back of the project which will, also, help.  Using an anti-static bag before you stamp is a great way to keep this from occurring, too.

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Embossed Window Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Make a window card with your favorite embossed texture

Say,” Hello” to someone with this cute little fairy enjoying the flowers through the window of the card.  The texture added from your favorite embossing folder makes this window card even more fun.  Choose this design or one of your own for all of the occasions where you need it a card.  This technique is a very versatile one that will add to any theme.

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Flowers for Mom Mother’s Day Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Give mom a bouquet of flowers this Mother’s Day with this beautiful card.  It will brighten the day of any mom and show her your love.  You won’t believe how easy these tulips are to make! Once you see how you will want to make many more so you can give mom a bigger bouquet of flowers.

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Decorative Block Borders and Sticker Fun

By Scrapbooking & Card Making Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Fun Block Borders for Scrapbook Layouts

Are you working on your favorite layouts?  Are you stumped for a new look on them?  Outline your favorite pictures with decorative blocks to draw attention to them and make them stand out or create them to add quadrants that you can journal in.

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Ask the Experts: Storage & Embossing

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Plaid Stencil Simply Scroll

Q: How can I store my stencils?

A:  Place the brass ones on their sides in a decorative box that you have made to match your craft room or in a storage container.  For the plastic stencils, use a decorative file folder to help prevent them from getting bent.

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April Showers Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

April Showers Card

Send a special message with this unique flip card.  It not only opens like a regular card, you can flip the front flap to discover another part of the message.  This card style can be used with any design and theme so have fun and let your imagination run wild in creating it!

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Ask the Experts: Good Tools

By Scrapbooking & Card Making Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Embossing Powder

Q: Can embossing powder go bad?

A:  They can get old in a way.  Moisture can especially affect the powders causing them to club.  Some types may, also, not melt as well when they are older.

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