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  • beginner-casual-avid,  YouTube video

    Power of 3 Rooted in Nature

    I love these fall colors. I love this Stamp Set, Rooted in Nature (146482). I love helping YOU overcome your fear of adding MORE!! I also LOVE videos! I walk you through how to add just a few things AND I even explain a few whys. However, You need to be brave and TRY!! Starting with the left and working our way to the right. Adding just a little as we go… first, keeping with a small cluster of leaves and “wood”. Middle, adding a layer to the sentiment, the twine and a few additional leaves. Similarly to the first, the grouping is in the same location. The right, however,…

  • Fancy Fold

    Apple Box with Harvest Hellos

    This Fun Fold “Apple Box” using the Harvest Hello Bundle (153037). I did use a sentiment from the Country Home Stamp Set (147678). The “Happy Harvest Blessings” went perfectly with the apples and box. The Twist fun fold is SOOO easy! Using a 4 1/2 x 11 piece of cardstock you score on the diagonal from end to end. Go ahead and use your bone folder (102300) to get a crisp fold. Using the flat side (across the top edge) and score at 5 7/8 for the center fold. Be sure that the “pocket” side is your front. Layering with the Pinewood Planks 3D embossing folder (152320). Adding the “used”…

  • Challenges,  Coloring

    Free as a Bird for GDP #196

    This week for the Global Design Project is CASE the designer, Connie Collins. The parts that spoke to me are the Gingham and Frames… Have you tried using two of the stitched dies together?? No muss, no fuss for great frames! This carries all through the Ovals, Circles, Squares, Rectangles even the new Nesting dies. Continuing with the “patriotic” color scheme of the Holiday weekend, but using a more country style of Crumb Cake, Night of Navy and Merry Merlot. All 3 of those colors are included in the Neutrals 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper pack (149614). Additionally available in both sets of In-Colors, Brights, Subtles and Regals (pg168).…