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Crayon Resist

The stamp set used here is Botanical Dreams by Gina K. Designs.For this card, I used a technique called crayon resist. For those of you wh…

Started by Gina Krupsky

5 Jul 11, 2014

Scor-Pal Technique # 1 (original post date 2-29-08)

If I ever meet Diana Crick in person, I'm going to kiss her right on the lips! She is a genius for inventing the Scor-pal! And I'm going to…

Started by Gina Krupsky

13 Jun 11, 2014
Reply by Beverly Bayley

Blog Posts from the Past

Hi Everyone, For many years, I had blog with a different blog provider that featured written techniques with photos. I plan to move many of…

Started by Gina Krupsky

11 Jan 20, 2014
Reply by Lee

Ultra Clean

Quick show and tell. Look at this stamp! (Do you have any this bad?) Yuck! I wanted to use this greeting on my card. It's supposed to…

Started by Gina Krupsky

7 Sep 20, 2013
Reply by Anna Jernigan

The Stamp-a-ma-jig

A simple card with the stamp-a-ma-jig Every once in a while, I get in the mood for a clean and simple layout that focuses on the greeting.…

Started by Gina Krupsky

7 May 28, 2013
Reply by Karen Weirich

Using Old Books to Make Background Paper

This set is called "Spring blooms." I designed this set to be perfect for many of the women in your life. If comes with lots of words and t…

Started by Gina Krupsky

8 Apr 30, 2013
Reply by marcelle baldwin

Sewing the Easy Way

Sewing the easy way! Now that you know how to set up your machine and you gave it a test spin, you're ready to put it into action. Away we…

Started by Gina Krupsky

1 Apr 29, 2013
Reply by Rosy Newlun

Janome Sew Mini- Part 4- Now We're Sewing!

Janome Sewing Tutorial 4- Now we're sewing! Sew, are we having fun yet? LOL! Let's begin by trying out the machine. Slip a piece of cardsto…

Started by Gina Krupsky

0 Apr 28, 2013

Janome Sew Mini- Part 3- Inserting the Bobbin

Janome Sewing Tutorial 3- Inserting the bobbin Part three of my Janome tutorial is one of the most intimidating parts of sewing. For some r…

Started by Gina Krupsky

0 Apr 28, 2013

Janome Sew Mini- Part 2- Threading the Machine

Janome Sewing Tutorial 2- Threading the machine If you are new to sewing, threading a sewing machine seem a little overwhelming. The good n…

Started by Gina Krupsky

0 Apr 28, 2013



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Technique Archives

Vintage Chic Kit

Introduction Project

Border Bling

Shimmer Card

Distressed Letterpress


Springtime Silhouettes Kit

Detail Image Thumping

Doily Card

Shadow Stamping

Watercolor Spritz

Wax Paper Focal Image

Embossed Marble 

Lattice Background

Negative Stamping

Perfect Pearls and Glitter Pens 


Sent with Love Kit

Adding Shine with Glaze

Distressed Embossed Patterned Paper

Double Embossing

Weathered Wood 

Tag Die Frames

Paper Scraps

Parisian Embossed Background

Pastel Pencil Background

Rubber Band Emboss

Victorian Distress


Winter Wonderland Kit
3-D Focal Image
Metallic Edge
Metallic Embellishment
Raised Frame Card
Partial Embossing w/Cuttlebug
Creating a Corner Bow

Autumn Splendor Kit
Bleached Leaves
Clean/Simple Scor-Buddy
Distressed Stripes
Emerging Leaves
Gatefold w/ a Twist
Masked Pumpkin
Scalloped Oval Card
Sunflower Resist
Simple Copic Coloring 1
Simple Copic Coloring 2

Christmas in July

Project 1
Project 2

Project 3
Project 4

Enjoy the Sunshine Kit
Cropped Circles
Decorative Edge/Scor-Buddy
Distressed Linen Butterflies
Distressed Newsprint
Flocked Background Part 1
Flocked Background Part 2
Distress/Scored Masculine card part 1
Distress/Scored Masculine Card Part 2
Layering Labels Dies
Recessed Diamond Background
Happy Fish Card/Copics
Reverse Nestabilities
Tent Topper Card

May 20102 Release ideas
Botanical Resist
Hope Grows Butterflies
Tag Dies as a Decorative Element

Using with Cuttlebug

March Preview and
Spring Mix Kit Projects

Adding a Glittered Border
Asian Inspired Card
Borders with Nestabilities
Coloring Tiger Lilies
Flower Gift Basket 1
Flower Gift Basket 2
Gatefold Cards/Scor-pal
Nestabilitie/Beyond Border
Paper Piercing w/Sewing Machine
Paper Quilting
Setting Eyelets with Pen

Organize it! Projects
Decorative Edge w/Scor-pal
Embossed background/Scor-pal
Gift Card Holder 1 (Masculine)
Gift Card Holder 2 (Masculine)Journal and Pen Set 1
Journal and Pen Set 2
Kitchen Counter Organizer 1
Kitchen Counter Organizer 2
Kitchen Counter Organizer 3
Kitchen Counter Organizer 4
Little Black Book Part 1
Little Black Book Part 2
Memory Keeper Part 1
Memory Keeper Part 2
Organize it Card Sketch
Password Keeper Part 1 Password Keeper Part 2

Holiday Projects
Box of Gift Cards Part 1
Box of Gift Cards Part 2
Decorative Box part 1
Decorative Box part 2
Decorative Box part 3
Gift Card Holder Part 1
Gift Card Holder Part 2
Nugget Pillow Box Part 1
Nugget Pillow Box Part 2
Stamping on Candles Part 1
Stamping on Candles Part 2
Tone on Tone Card
Trio of Trees Card

Making a Calendar
Calendar Bits&Pieces 1
Calendar Bits&Pieces 2


Adding Glaze with Glaze pens
Adding Glitter -Stardust Pens
Baby Wipes as an Inkpad
Baby wipes Background
Background using Marbles
Bleach as a Coloring Tool
Bleach as an Ink Pad
Bleached Polished Stone
Colored Pencils/OMS Part-1
Colored Pencils/OMS Part-2
Crayon Resist
Cracked Glass
Cuttlebug Embossing (partial)
Cuttlebugged Wax Paper
Drop Shadow
Embellished Flowers
Emboss Resist Style 1
Emboss Resist Style 2
Embossed Foil
Envelopes- 4/25" Square
Faux Snake Skin
Faux Window Part 1
Faux Window Part 2
Flourish Punch Embellishment
Heat Embossing
Inking a Cuttlebug Folder
Joseph's Coat
Kissed Flowers Part 1
Kissed Flowers Part 2
Lining your Envelopes
Nestabilities/Cuttlebug 1
Nestabilities/Cuttlebug 2
Nestabilities/Embossing Only
Paper Piecing
Patterned Embossing
Polished Stone
Poppin' Pastels
Precision Inking w/Markers
Pullin' Pastels
Rubber Band Background
Shaker Cards Part 1
Shaker Cards Part 2
Shaving Cream
Shimmering Background Paper
Sky Background
Smackin' Acetate
Soot Stamping
Split Negative
Tone on Tone Embossing
Trimming your stamps
Thumping with Markers
Watercolor Spritz
Wax Paper Background

Assorted Projects
Tile Coasters
Clear Box Gift Box- part 1
Clear Box Gift Box- part 2
Embellished Flowers Card
Floral Thank You
Woodgrained Get Well Card

Sewing on Cards
Janome Sew-mini setup
Janome Sew-mini- bobbin and threading 1
Janome Sew-mini- threading 2
Janome Sew-mini stitching

How to use it!
Background Stamps
The Bow Easy
Chalk Enhancer
Crystal Lacquer
Easy Set Eyelet Setter
Metallic Rub-on Paste
Making Cheater's Bows
Colored Glitter
Liquid Applique
Paper piercing Templates
Magnetic Snaps 1
Magnetic Snaps 2

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