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THE DOUBLE LAYER DUO TECHNIQUE + VIDEO!

I recently came across a card idea in a magazine I was reading. I thought it looked cool. I wanted to replicate it with our inks and stamps. So I did! I put together a video for our Friday Flicks for you to see how to create it yourself.

These are the cards. I call it the Double Layer Duo Technique. It’s an interesting twist on the Double Layer Stamping Technique if you have tried that before.

I have used the gorgeous Delicate Dahlias stamp set. This works so well.

For this technique you will want a stamp set with a number of images. I can’t wait to try this with some other stamps.

Here is the video.

The Delicate Dahlias stamp set is available as a free choice for Sale-A-Bration with your qualifying orders over $180 AUD. There are only a few weeks left to grab this.

If you need to place an order and you are in Australia I would love to help you.

Head to my store -> HERE. Please use the Host Code: GS9S4AY9

or you can contact me directly.

I hope you get to make one. Let me know.

Have a great day,

Jenny

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ZIG-ZAG FOLD WITH THE DELICATE DAHLIAS + VIDEO!

For today’s video I brought out an older card design that I haven’t made for sometime. I was reminded of it recently when I was going through some old cards.

It’s a Zig-Zag style card and I have used the lovely Delicate Dahlias stamp set available as a Free choice for Sale-A-Bration with orders over $180 AUD. I have all the measurements below but check the video to see how to put it together.

Here is the card from different angles.

This is the back of the card.

Check the video out.

MEASUREMENTS TO CREATE YOUR OWN ZIG ZAG DAHLIA CARD

(Please check the imperial measurements but I am fairly certain these are correct for your card sizes)

Base: 2@ 10.5cm x 14.8cm 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″

Mat (outside): 9.5cm x 13.8cm 4″ x 5 1/4″

White Card: 9.1cm x 13.4cm 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″

Mat (inside): 2@ 7.5cm x 10.3cm 3 1/2″ x 3 5/8″

White card strip: 29.8cm x 7.1cm Score at 9.9cm and 19.8cm

10 1/2″ x 3 3/8″ Score at 3 1/2″ and 7″

***

I hope you get to create one. Let me know how it goes.

See the Delicate Dahlias in my store -> HERE.

In Australia? Shop in my store and your order will be sent directly to you. Please use the Host Code: SN2FPKZB OR contact me directly and I can help you with your order.

Happy Stamping,

Jenny

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CREATE A PINWHEEL TOWER CARD + VIDEO!

For our Friday Flicks today I show you how to create a Pinwheel Tower Card.

You might have seen these around. I have been fascinated with them and wanted to have a go. They are so easy – and they look so cool. You will want to try one yourself.

I have used the Tidings of Christmas Designer Series Paper and the Tidings and Trimmings Bundle.

Here are each of the other panels.

It can easily fold flat. This particular size is too large for a standard envelope but you can create your own OR cut the panels 2cm (3/4″) thinner and it should work.

I have the video below for you or it is now on Youtube to view. I give the measurements for them in Metric and Imperial but don’t stress I have the measurements below.

PINWHEEL TOWER CARD MEASUREMENTS

There are a number of versions around. This one was based on Karen’s card -> HERE.

Tower Base – 17cm x 14.8cm 7″ x 6″ Scored at 2.5cm, 5cm, 7.5cm, 10cm (1″, 2″, 3″, 4″)

Panels – 3 @ 7cm x 14.8cm 3″ x 6″

Designer Series Paper Pieces – 4 @ 14.4cm x 6.6cm 5 3/4″ x 2 3/4″

– 4 @ 14.4cm x 4.1cm 5 3/4″ x 1 3/4″

Hope you get to make one yourself.

The Tidings of Christmas paper is one that is reduced at the moment in the Paper Sale. This finishes on Monday. So not long to save 15% on it.

You can find it in my store -> HERE.

Have a great day,

Jenny

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EMBOSS RESIST WITH A WATERY SPLASH + VIDEO!

Our Friday Flicks Video today I’m sharing a card with the Emboss Resist Technique. You might have tried it but we are stepping it up.

I am using the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set. Those large sunflowers is so striking with it.

The video is now on YouTube or you can watch it here. Be sure to stay to the end to see a different colour variation.

Here is the card I made from the video.

Any of the products are available to order in my store -> HERE.

Or you can contact me directly.

If you try this technique why don’t you share it with me. Email me at jghayward@yahoo.com

Have a great day,

Jenny

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RECESSED PANEL CARDS + A VIDEO!

For today’s video I wanted to create some Recessed Panel cards to share with you. In the video I show you how to make one version but I have some other variations to share too. Have you tried this technique? It’s a great way to showcase some beautiful papers.

Check the video. I have the other cards to share with you too.

This is the card created in the video. I think when I looked at it after I should have cut the top curve higher to showcase more of the paper. You just don’t think of that in the middle of filming. 🙂

This one is the same version using a different print of the Pansy Petals paper. I used the Basic Borders Dies to create the curves in both of them.

Instead of curves you could make straight cuts in the card. For a difference though cut the card vertically. This one uses the Hand-Penned paper.

What about adding the pretty papers on top of the recess. This is a great way of showing that beautiful paper. This one uses the Art Gallery Designer Series Paper. For this I cut 2 angle cuts in the bottom right corner of the paper and added strips of the Poppy Parade card behind to highlight it.

I hope you get to create these soon. Choose whatever way you like to.

If you are in Australia and need supplies to create your projects then you can stop by my store anytime -> HERE. Please use the Host Code: 7VNBHHYT

OR you can contact me directly on 0439 844574

Happy Stamping,

Jenny

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SINGLE STEP CARD WITH BUTTERFLY BRILLIANCE + VIDEO!

Today’s Friday Flicks is a Fun Fold creating a Single Step card. I couldn’t help but use the new Butterfly Brilliance bundle – Oh! and the gorgeous Butterfly Bijou Designer Series Paper.

I have made this fold before quite some time ago. It is still re-pinned so many times on Pinterest and many people head back to my blog to see it. I thought it would be good to freshen it up. You can see the original card -> HERE.

Check out the card. It is a bit hard to capture it in photos. It folds up easily to mail too.

Single Step Butterfly Bijou Card

I have the measurements for the card and all the different pieces further below. They are available in Metric and Imperial.

Here is the video which is now on Youtube. (Have you subscribed to my channel yet?)

If you are receiving this blog post update via email the video may not show. Click on the title above and it should take you to the blog post.

Here are the measurements.

SIDE STEP FUN FOLD CARD

** Cut card to 28cm x 10.5cm  (11″ x 4 1/4″)

On the long side score at 3.2cm, 6.3cm, 10.8cm 15.2cm and 21cm     (1 1/4″, 2 1/2″, 4 1/4″, 6″ and 8 1/4″)

For back panel piece: Cut card 10.5cm x 10.5cm (4 1/4″ x 4 1/4″)

** The mat pieces are:

Back mat piece – 10.1cm x 10.1cm (4 1/8″ x 4 1/8″) DSP piece 9.7cm x 9.7cm (4″ x 4″)

Middle mat piece – 10.1cm x 4.1cm (4 1/8″ x 1 5/8″) DSP piece 9.7cm x 3.7cm (4″ x 1 1/2″)

Front mat piece – 10.1cm x 2.8cm (4 1/8″ x 1 1/4″) DSP piece 9.7cm x 2.4cm (4″ x 1″)

** To fold the card:

With the narrowest scored section on the left end start folding it concertina style.  On the score lines fold into a mountain fold, then next one a valley fold, then a mountain fold, then a valley fold, then a mountain fold.

This is the folded piece from the previous project just to show you how it is folded.

I hope you get to make one of these fun cards. They really are super easy.

If you are in Australia and need any supplies for your creating, head over to my store -> HERE

Be sure to grab that Butterfly Bijou paper. This paper is only for a limited time.

Thanks for stopping by.

Have a great weekend,

Jenny

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FRIDAY FLICKS – 5 WAYS WITH PRETTY PAPER + VIDEO!

Today for our Video I have put together some ideas for you to drag out some of that stashed paper that you are storing up for a special occasion and actually use it. Friday Flicks is showing 5 Ways to use your Pretty Paper!

I will share the cards and general measurements below the video. If you are receiving this update by email and the video is not showing then head to the Blog Post or it is now on Youtube as well.

Have you subscribed to my Youtube Channel yet? Be sure too so you don’t miss out on any videos. Head -> Here.

Below is the Flower and Field Strips card that was featured in the video.

The measurements are below.

White Mat – 13.8cm x 9.5cm 5 x 3 3/4″

Strip 1 – 13.4cm x 4.3cm 4 7/8″ x 1 3/4″

Strip 2 – 13.4cm x 3cm 4 7/8″ x 1 1/8″

Strip 3 – 13.4cm x 1.5cm 4 7/8″ x 5/8″

Card 2. Turn and Flip (Inspired by a card by Klompen stampers)

The sizes for cutting can be any measurements. These are my suggestions.

Cut paper to 14.4cm x 10.1cm 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″

Cut the paper at 7cm 3″

Turn anti-clockwise and cut each paper at 8.4cm approximately 4″. Flip over 2 of the pieces and adhere straight to the card front.

Card 3: Paper Blocks (Inspired by a card by Lisa Pretto)

Cut 2 pieces of paper. They can be the same piece but reverse one side – 1) 8cm x 9.5 3 1/8″ x 3 3/4″ 2) 8cm x 7cm 3 1/8″ x 2 3/4″

Card 4: Half piece

14.4cm x 10.1cm 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ Cut the piece in half and flip one.

Card 5: This works well with a large flower print.

Fussy cut the flowers leaving an edge around the flowers. Raise up off the card with Dimensionals. Use a different pattern print for the card front. TIP: Use vellum between the pieces to break the elements up.

5 Cards and there are so many other ways too which I will share soon.

Hope you like this video and ideas.

Have a great day,

Jenny

In Australia? I would love if you were to shop with me. Head to my store -> HERE.

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MASKED BACKGROUND WITH THE NEW STAMPIN’ UP! BLENDING BRUSHES

Have you seen the new Stampin’ Up! Blending Brushes?? I have had mine for a couple of weeks but have just pulled them out this week. I have been having so much fun with them. How soft and delicate are the bristles!! They are lovely.

On yesterday’s Facebook Live I used the brushes on the card and shared some tips in using them.

The edited video is now on Youtube. I will add it below too. If you are receiving this blog post via email it might not show up so head to my blog or you can go to Youtube directly.

I will be sharing some more cards with the Blending Brushes very soon so watch out for them.

A couple of tips with using them though. You will want to treat them differently than the sponges or the Daubers.

  • When picking up the ink from the inkpad you will want to “rub gently” not dab like you might with the sponges.
  • Dab off a little on scrap paper first. I do this with the sponges anyway.
  • When applying ink to your card move in a circular motion with light pressure.
  • Hold the brush down towards the brush head.
  • If you are sponging the whole card start off the edge of the card and work lightly in.

I hope these tips help. I will put together a video soon sharing some cool ways of using the brushes.

Here is the card from the video. I have used the Dragonfly Garden on the card.

On the Dragonfly I stamped the “solid” wing stamp on the wing outline in Blushing Bride and then coloured just the tip of the wings with the Soft Seafoam Stampin’ Write Marker or you can use the Stampin’ Blends.

The Blending Brushes are available in my store now -> HERE. for $21 AUD

Thanks for visiting today,

Jenny

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HEY BIRTHDAY CHICK POP OUT SWING CARD + VIDEO!

Friday Flicks. I have a fun card for you in today’s video. This video is a replay from my Facebook Live on Wednesday. I created a Pop Out Swing Card with the Hey Birthday Chick Bundle. I have made a few of these over the years and I love making them. It has been a while so thought I would pull it out again and freshen it up.

Here is the card for you first.

Hey Chick Pop Out Swing Card _ Inside

Check it out on the video. (If you are receiving this via email then the video may not show. Head to the blog post by clicking on the title above or head to Youtube).

It is now also uploaded to Youtube -> HERE. (Have you subscribed to my Youtube channel yet. I’m shooting for 200 subscribers by the end of the month so head on over there) 🙂

MAKE YOUR OWN POP OUT SWING CARD

The video will show you the details. I will give you general details and measurements below.

Base card is a standard size card. Designer Series paper is 4mm (1/8″) smaller. I used the Balmy Blue pattern in the Subtles pack New demonstrators receive free in Sale-A-Bration. (They will receive a pack from each Colour Collection. 200 6″x6″ in total valued at $100)

I used the Layering Squares Dies for the window cut-out. You can use a circle or rectangle also if you wish.

The inside White card measures. 15.2cm x 12.8cm (6″ x 5″). Score at 5cm and 10cm. (2″ and 4″). Adhere to the inside of the card with the white card in the folded position. ONLY place adhesive on the back of the right hand section. Centre it inside the card to the right and at the top and bottom. Close up the card and adhere the square panel in through the window to adhere to the white bi-folded card. Only place adhesive on the back on the right hand section.

Check out the Hey Chick or the Hey Birthday Chick Bundles. They both have the cute chicks and dies that co-ordinate with each one.

In Australia? You can now order them in my store -> HERE. Please use the Host code: DMT9KWPQ

Or contact me directly on 0439 844574 and I will help you with your order.

Hope you get to make a Pull Out Swing Card. They are fun.

Have a great day,

Jenny

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A TOUCH OF INK + OMBRÉ WITH A VIDEO!

Back with our Friday Flick. Today’s card is using the A Touch Of Ink stamp set. I so love this set.

The card was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest. I just saw the idea as I was scrolling through and realised I didn’t save it.

I’m using the Oh So Ombré paper with it. I love that you can get an ombré effect without all the sponging and inking. And I love the colours too.

Check the video out below. (It is also now on Youtube). If you are receiving this blog post via email update the video may not show so head to my blog by clicking on the title above to take you to the post.

Here is the card.

Stampin' Up! A Touch of Ink stamp set

The A Touch Of Ink stamp set is a free choice for Sale-A-Bration with orders over $180. The Ombré Paper is also a free Sale-A-Bration choice with orders over $90. They are both such great choices.

If you are in Australia and need supplies why not stop by my store -> HERE or you can Phone me on 0439844574 and I can help you. Don’t forget to pick your Sale-A-Bration choice.

This weekend I have an Ordering Special just for you. With your orders over $180 you can choose the A Touch Of Ink stamp set (if you like to) and Receive a sampling of the Oh! So Ombré paper from me and a card kit to make 2 cards with the A Touch Of Ink stamp set. Very cool!

Of course even better value though is if you have a lot on your Wish List is to join the Stampin’ Family. You save money all round. You only pay $169 and get $235 of products. Then get a discount each time you order so you save.

But it’s not just the discount. It’s being part of a community of fellow crafters. Of fun and inspiration. Find out more on my page -> HERE.

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Hope you enjoy today’s video,

Jenny