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Have you ever needed a bunch of cards quickly? I find in those situations a good cover die can go a long way. There was a wonderful bonus in the April 2018 My Monthly Hero Kit, a full size cover die! And this one is really special. I created several sets of cards and a few singles--31 in total--in one day thanks to this timesaver, and I thought I would share them with you just in case you are ever in need of some quick cards for a gift or charity, to sell or just send out individually. There are 9 different ways I used the die in total. Most of these cards won't be decorated or have a sentiment yet. That way I can customize them later, when I need them.
The products used in today's cards were minimal. I used the kit, which included a huge, adorable stamp set; coordinating dies for many of the images; the aforementioned cover die…
Had some fun ink blending with a stencil today and such a pretty one at that. This card was inspired by the Easy Ink Blending Techniques class at Altenew Academy. It was a great class, check it out if you want to learn some new tips and tricks :) Several techniques are discussed, from creating your own matching card stock to faux watercoloring. Here is a quick video of the process I describe below.
I was able to create this card using the Leaf Burst Stencil from Altenew. I blended Wild Honey Distress Ink in the center and Picked Raspberry Distress Ink on the outer leaves. To take it up a notch, I turned the stencil (so that the tall leaves overlapped the short leaves) and blended the Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink onto the page. I was careful to use sticky notes on the open areas around the square so I had this pretty pattern only on the page.
I created a matching pink border by inking the edge of a 6" square piece of white card stock with the Picked Raspberry Distress Ink.…
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Congratulations to the winner of the Winnie and Walter Flawless Heart Cutaway, Tweetyn…