Creating a frame with Gilded Leafing Embellishment.

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Last week I shared an embossing technique using the new and beautiful Gilded Leafing Embellishment, this gives the most fantastic effect but is oh, so easy to do. Today I have another technique using double sided Tear and Tape to create a frame to make your card shine out!

I changed the color combination for the card in my video, just to show how different combinations look. I have also used the exclusive Sale-a-bration Corner Bouquet Stamp set which you can get for free with a $50 product order. If you buy the main supplies to create this card you will be able to choose this stamp set as your freebie!

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Embossed Gilded Leafing Card and Video

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When the Stampin’ UP! Jan – June 2021 Mini Catalog came out in December there was a new product – Gilded Leafing Embellishment, a beautiful pot containing delicate and wispy pieces of a gold colored foil – which was bright and sparkly and I just love bright and sparkly!

I am working on a series of posts and videos sharing various designs and techniques for using this wonderful product – today shows a piece of gilded card which has been dry embossed …… stunning!

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Christmas Gift Bow Fun Fold Card ~ Video Tutorial

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Today I am sharing the card I sent to all my customers who attended my classes or shopped for their Stampin’ UP! goodies with me this year. I truly appreciate their enthusiasm and support in what has been a weird year for us all.

Because I loved the fold I also used it for my Christmas Card Stamp Camp in November using alternate colors and stamp set just to show how versatile this fold is, scroll down to see that one, as well as the video on how it all goes together.

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Joyful Christmas Holly Christmas Card ~ Video Tutorial

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When the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog was released one of the first stamp sets I set my heart on was Joyful Holly – I just loved all the ‘curlicues’ which are so graceful and elegant. So understandably I have used it on quite of cards this year, including todays card.

This is quite a simple card, some paper, stamps, ink and a couple of punches, with a little bling of course, you cannot have a Christmas card without some sparkle, can you?

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Thanksgiving Slimline Easel Card

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Happy Thanksgiving to all my wonderful readers. As an ex-pat Brit now living in North Texas, Thanksgiving is not a holiday that I was familiar with until we moved here just over 19 years ago. While it is a day for food and football it is also one for quiet reflection, thinking of the things that we are thankful for and I shall be doing just that!

Today’s card in another of the popular slimline fold cards, this time an easel fold card using some of the pretty autumn themed products in the 2020 August – December mini catalog……………. and showing you how it all goes together with a video tutorial.

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Decorated Hand Sanitizer Gift Box – Video Tutorial

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I love little gifts, both giving and receiving them is a thrill! – just a little something wrapped up prettily, given unexpectedly or placed on a holiday or celebration table – just lovely.

When Stampin’ UP! 2020 Aug/December Mini Catalog came out earlier this year it had the Little Treat Dies, perfect for creating and wrapping a little gift. I experimented and found I could get a mini hand sanitizer in one or a couple of those famous chocolate squares! I am sure there are lots of other goodies out there that would fit in as well.

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Holly Leaf Christmas Card ~ Quick and Simple

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Time for a little Christmas Cheer! 🙂

I have paired the ‘Tis the Season Designer Series Paper with the Joyful Holly Stamp Set to create a quick and simple Christmas card………… plus there is a video to show how quickly you can produce a whole bunch to send to your friends and family – imagine how amazed they will be to receive a card made by your own fair hands!

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Hello Card ~ using Curvy Dies Technique

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Celebrate with curvy stamps, dies, and more! Designed for a variety of special occasions, the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle includes everything you need to create one-of-a-kind crafts. 

This brand new Quite Curvy stamp set and coordinating Curvy Dies were launched yesterday. It allows us to make such pretty and delicate cards. I played around with them so that I could share my technique with you, they are very easy to use though it helps to have a little guidance 🙂

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Gilded Autumn DSP Chocolate Wallet ~ Video Tutorial

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Today I have a cute decorated chocolate bar wallet, featuring some of the autumn/fall and Thanksgiving themed goodies from the August – December 2020 mini catalog.

I am a big fan of autumn themed colors and ‘things’, pumpkins, leaves, rusty golds and coppers, so I kinda went a bit crazy with this gift~packaged bar of chocolate. Come back tomorrow to see another autumn themed project I designed for a blog hop.

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