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NEW Technique Tuesday Making a Scene using an Embossing Folder

I love Tuesday’s!  Techniques are my favorite thing about stamping.  I get to use my Stamps in a totally different way!!  The Technique I am using today had me thinking of what I could put BEHIND trees, but still show what I needed it to show.

Here is today’s card:

I made a YouTube video showing this stamping technique.  I love Birch Trees, I also love the Birthday Delivery Stamp set by Stampin’ Up!  I got super excited about being able to use BOTH!  When you go watch the video it will show you exactly how easy this technique is to do!

Stamping directly onto an Embossing Folder isn’t something you think of normally.  Tips:  1. Stamp on the side that has the negative (dipping down) the part you want as your focal in the folder this will be the part that is raised on your card. 2.  Pick images to stamp on that you will see in the lines available that are the flat parts of the folder.  3.  Use colors that will enhance what you are stamping.  4. Use a brayer to lay down a color that will be behind the images (sky), anything you stamp over the brayered color will be at the top of the cardstock.  5. Make sure that you don’t move the folder once you put all the stamping in (I did NOT follow this rule on my video, but I fixed my mistake!)  6.  Remember that it’s ONLY PAPER, and play with it!

I won’t be able to show you here how to do this technique, it would be too confusing, so please go check out my video and see how fun and easy it is.  You will notice that you will look at stamps in a totally new way!

As always, I will have the supplies listed below, just click on any image to be taken to my OnLine Store!

Thanks for stopping by!  Until next time!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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Technique Tuesday-Faux Embroidery using Painted Harvest

Want to receive this card?  Check out below how you can be in a drawing to get this beautiful card mailed to you!

Today I am sharing with you a new Technique that I kind of stumbled on!!  I’m using the NEW stamp set:  Painted Harvest #144783 which will be in the Holiday Catalog coming out in September!  You can see the video on YouTube, I have some great tips and it’s a VERY simple Z fold card!

Here is a picture of the front of the card:

Isn’t it GORGEOUS!?  I was just playing around and was astounded at how great this came out!  This is one of those times when I am sitting at my stamp table (by myself) and I start to talk and say how beautiful it is!  LOL   No-One is there, mind you……..even after 16 years of stamping I STILL get excited that I can make something this pretty!

Here it is open:

Doesn’t Berry Burst work great with this card?   And here is a close-up of the front flower that looks like embroidery:

I popped up this whole piece using the Foam Adhesive Strips since they pop up more than Dimensionals.  The video I made shows a different leaf than the one shown here, and I like it better.  I show you how to mask the flower and put the leaves behind it.  I also show you how to do the ribbon behind this image.  If you go see it, leave me a message and let me know what you think.

IF you leave me a message I will have a drawing in 2 weeks on the 28th for one of you to win this card!  Leave a message either here on my blog or on the video on Youtube.

ALL the dimensions are on the video, so if you want to recreate this go check it out!

All the supplies are listed below, click on any picture to be sent to my On-Line Store!  If you purchase from me I will be sending you a handmade card as a Thank You!

This is a SNEAK PEEK so hope you enjoyed this card as much as I do!  Keep an eye out for MORE Technique Tuesday videos!  Techniques are my favorite.  Anything that will let me use my stamp supplies more are a win win in my book!

Until next time!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Christmas in July Card #5, Plus Blog Candy

Are you ready for my Christmas in July card #5?  This one was CASE’d (Copy, Share/Stamp *I don’t  know the original ‘S’*, Everything) from StampinMak.

I didn’t change a thing because this was perfect!  I really try to make cards I see my own, but when I see something that really touches me, I go with it!

Here is my 5th card:

I LOVE the Gold Foil on the Cherry Cobbler and Early Espresso!  The Cable Knit Embossing Folder ties the whole card together!!  What do you think?  Need anything?

Inside:

Fun!!  Now who is ‘card worthy’ to receive this wonderful card?!  When you put your heart into making a card, you have to make sure that the recipient will appreciate your efforts!  I really send them to all my family and friends, I just hope they know how much hard work and love goes into each and every handmade card!

Measurements for this card:
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Cardstock:  
Tranquil Tide – 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″
Early Espresso – 5 1/4″ x 4″ , 3 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ (for front), scrap for oval
Cherry Cobbler 5″ X 3 3/4″ (front), 5 1/4″ x 4 (inside)
Very Vanilla 5″ x 3 3/4″ for inside
Gold Foil 3 1/4″ X 2 1/4″, plus scrap for pinecone

TIP:  Use Envelope maker to corner round the small Early Espresso
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To remind you, here are the other cards that have come before:

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Does this make you want to attend my class?  There is ONE more Christmas Card to go!! The one I post next is the one my attendees get if they pre-pay for the class!  Stay tuned.  Subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss the next post.

AND now the Blog Candy!

You can be put in the drawing to win the Brick Wall Embossing Folder AND Basic Gray Bakers Twine, just by commenting on any of my Social Media Outlets!  Click on the names of my Social Media in this sentence to be taken to those venues………. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,  and Instagram .  Easy way to get something for free……the only thing I hope is that you find something NICE to say about what you see!  🙂  Any and ALL comments count, even if you comment on things that aren’t current, and you can comment on multiple posts!  The drawing is on July 29th, so stay tuned and Good Luck!

All product for this card will be listed below, just click on any of the pics to be taken to my OnLine Store!  If you purchase anything from me, you will receive a handmade card in the mail, so be sure and send e your address!!

I’m off to play in my Stamp Room!  I’ll be back soon!!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California Girl living in North Carolina
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Christmas Already? Wow card using Embossing Paste!

Yes, my title says it all!  I’m starting to design my Christmas Cards!  I’m sure there will be more when the Holiday Mini comes out, but I figure I need to start now and so do my girls!!

Today I am sharing with you a design I came up with using the stamp set from Stampin’ Up! called At Home with You!  I know I have shown other cards using this stamp set, but when you add the Embossing Paste and the Pattern Party Decorative Masks it takes the card a step further than I had before!!  The embossing paste really makes the front of the card a house!  Here is a picture of the card:

I added two drops of Cherry Cobbler reinker to the Paste and mixed it on my Silicone Craft Sheet (soooo easy to clean after!) and then spread it over the Brick pattern on my Whisper White Cardstock (5 1/4″ x 4″ tape it down so it won’t move).  It was MUCH easier than I thought it would be!  It dried in just 30 minutes!  For this NON patient person that was awesome!  I did the brick first and then by the time I was ready for the front of the card, it was dry!  Yay for me!  No waiting!

Here is a close up of the bushes with the ornaments:

I used the Fine Tip Glue Pen and let it dry.

And finally a close up of a side view:

I want to try the battery lights for this card, but I’m a little intimidated by it…….anyone do that before?

I will be making more Christmas cards as time goes on!  I plan on having a Christmas card class next month……I better get going on designing!  🙂

I also have blog candy!!

You can get in on the drawing by posting comments here on this blog (any post! or multiple posts!) or on my Facebook page and I will put your name down each and every time you comment!  But be aware…..there are some that follow me that take that comment VERY seriously!  I’ve had her comment on each and every post that I make and she also comments on my Facebook page, Twitter AND my Instagram!  She’s one serious girl!  YOU know who you are, and I appreciate you very much!  🙂

The moral of the story is if you REALLY want to win my Blog Candy comment on everything!  I put the names into a Name Generator so I have NO say on who wins!

Here is what you can win!:

I LOVE Washi Tape, don’t you??!!

I have enjoyed making this post for you!  I hope you have too!  Come back and see what I have been working on!  Click on the Subscribe button so you don’t miss anything!

You can click on any picture below that shows the items I used for this card, you will be taken to my Online Store!  Please use Hostess Code:  C62FFAR3  This code will only be available until the 22nd of June.  If you purchase from my Store (don’t HAVE to use the code!)  I will send you a handmade card PLUS a thank you gift!!

Hope you have a great rest of your week!!

Lisa Tedder
TedderBearStamping
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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