Card making, rubber stamping techniques and project videos for papercrafters

Karen Atkinson
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Karen Atkinson replied to Cat GKD DT/Moderator's discussion StampTV kit Friday Funday Tutorial-- Let's use those watercolor pencils! in the group Stamp TV Kit Addicts!
"I have heard of this technique, but have never tried it. After seeing your card I think I will. This is really pretty."
Karen Atkinson commented on Gina Krupsky's video

How to Alter Frame Stamps with Die Cuts

"This is such a pretty card. I love the way you did it with the cut out flowers. I will have to try this. Thank you for a wonderful video."
Aug 10
Karen Atkinson commented on Gina Krupsky's video

Colorburst Background with Boho Flowers

"I love all of them, but I think my favorite one would be the jelly bean green."
Aug 4
Karen Atkinson commented on Melanie, GKD Illustrator/DT's video

Easy Layered 2, 3, & 4 Step Stamped Tulips!

"I love the way this turned out. I will try it, but I think I will let my Scan and Cut do the cutting for me since my arthritis is acting up. Thanks for another great video."
Jul 18
Karen Atkinson commented on Melanie, GKD Illustrator/DT's video

Out of the Box Blooms with Pressed Flowers 2

"I like them both. I wouldn't have thought to use the leaves to make flowers, but I love the way they turned out."
Jul 11
Karen Atkinson replied to Gina Krupsky's discussion New Studio Set up and more!
"Of course we want to see you! You are the beautiful lady that has taught us so much, and you make it fun as well."
Jul 7
Karen Atkinson replied to Gina Krupsky's discussion New Studio Set up and more!
"Sorry about your bike, but it sounds like you made quite a bit of progress in your studio. I'm looking forward to seeing how it turns out. What fun for you. "
Jul 5
Karen Atkinson commented on Gina Krupsky's video

Framescapes -Tropical Skies Card

"Gorgeous card. I can't wait to get my stamp set. If you don't already have one, you should have a plaque in your craft room that says - Theresa Momber, Master sponger. You create magic with those sponges!"
Jul 5
Karen Atkinson replied to Glenda Sampson's discussion Embossing Secrets
"You're welcome."
Jul 1
Karen Atkinson replied to Glenda Sampson's discussion Embossing Secrets
"Hello Glenda, An embossing buddy looks like a little pillow. It is filled with powder and helps remove any oils from cardstock after you handle it. There is another tool that looks different, but does the same thing. You can usually find…"
Jul 1
Karen Atkinson replied to Glenda Sampson's discussion Embossing Secrets
"Hi Glenda, I think one of the most important things to use before actually stamping with Versamark is the embossing buddy or any anti-static tool. This will make most of your embossing powder stick only to the Versamark. You can use a small paint…"
Jun 30
Karen Atkinson commented on Gina Krupsky's video
Jun 28
Karen Atkinson replied to Karen Hightower-GKD-DT-Moderator's discussion Friday Funday - Emboss Resist in the group Stamp TV Kit Addicts!
"Very pretty Karen. The colors compliment one another beautifully."
Jun 24
Karen Atkinson commented on Gina Krupsky's video

Sentimental Summer- Colored Pencils and Gamsol

"I love the way these turned out. I enjoy using my prismacolors with gamsol although I haven't used them recently. I may have to pull them out and create something. Thank you, Gina for all your wonderful tutorial videos."
Jun 22
Karen Atkinson commented on Gina Krupsky's video

How to: Tool Stamping Technique

"Awesome idea. I like them all, but I think I like the inspiration mosaic and the oval frame just because of the shapes. I like the fish with the white dots on it. Great video tutorial as always Melanie."
Jun 21
Karen Atkinson commented on Gina Krupsky's video

Blue Bayou Framescape Card

"Another winner, Theresa. This is a wonderful masculine card. I always look forward to your videos to give me ideas for card designs for the men in my family. Thank you."
Jun 15

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At 10:06am on December 3, 2016, Selina Macisco said…

Thank you so much Karen for the nice comments on both my Christmas card in blue and my tags.  You are so kind!  I do appreciate that! :)

At 2:52pm on December 2, 2016, lovinpaper said…

Thank you so much for the kind comments!  I just got home from my second shopping trip of the day and was so thankful to find good news in my e-mail.  Your comments were my good  news.  Have a wonderful day!

At 10:23am on December 2, 2016, Paula Tammaro said…

Thanks for you kind comments.  I have been noticing all the beautiful dies you use on your cards.  How lovely they are!

At 9:27am on November 7, 2016, Sharon Underwood said…

Hi Karen! Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving a comment on my recent Christmas card. I appreciate the "like" very much, too!

At 5:16pm on August 28, 2016, Hazel Basnett said…

hello and thank  you Karen  for your comment s and likes  for my  recent cards... its so cold here, nothing nicer than to stay indoors and craft

.hope all is well

At 12:58pm on August 26, 2016, Gerry Morse said…

Karen, thank you so much for your very kind comment on my Anniversary Flourish card.

At 10:04pm on August 24, 2016, Gabi Heinrich said…

Thanks so much for leaving a nice comment on my challenge card, Karen.  I'm glad you liked it.  The cupcake is so much fun, and I have used it quite a bit.  

At 3:37pm on August 24, 2016, Johanna Rundell said…

Thanks so much Karen. Sophie pig is a really cute set.

At 9:27am on August 24, 2016, Selina Macisco said…

Hello Karen A.  Thanks so much for the lovely comments on both my "You" and my "PP" cards!  You say such sweet thing and always brighten my day.  :) Hugs

At 6:41pm on August 20, 2016, Selina Macisco said…

Hi Karen!  Thanks so much for the lovely comments that you made on my "Give Thanks" card!  It was fun to make!  I hope you are having a great week-end!!  :)



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