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The satisfying thing about having a blog is when people actually read it and even make comments...even nice comments too! But today I'm posting something I made for my sister's birthday and for once in my life I did it early. (inserts gasp of amazement here...) So this is one... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2013 at Laura Is French
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Heidi Swapp Brithday Card! I am still having such fun with everything Heidi Swapp! I made this quick tri-fold card from a 6 inch strip of paper from the 12 x 12 Sugar Chic paper pad. I have bought a lot of paper pads in my life but this is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at Laura Is French
Jenny you are my spring time CRAFT CRUSH! I wish I had discovered you sooner! I hope you are still e-mailing the pdf for this lovely...but understand if I am too late too. Happy Spring! Laura
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I have been inspired by my latest craft crush again! I saw someone had made some Thanksgiving mini-books as placecards using Heidi Swapp's digital art files and I thought they were SUPER CUTE! I made my own version of mini books using Heidi Swapp's digital art files too. (If you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2012 at Laura Is French
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After telling everyone I could about my latest craft crush I have come to the conclusion that I'm late to the party! Seems everyone else has known about Heidi Swapp for quite a while now...except me! I just discovered Heidi Swapp's art a month or two ago and I feel... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2012 at Laura Is French
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Good Morning! I have been playing with this idea of the 8 x 8 square paper folded into a card and came up with a wedding card for a friend. Hope you like it. I used a lot of light purple. The 8 x 8 base is a double sided... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2012 at Laura Is French
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Good Sunday Morning Everyone! I was fortunate enough to be able to listen to Pastor Rick Warren this morning. He has been speaking about jobs and living to your potential. I must admit I really am passionate about crafting and enjoy it tremendously. I think I need to make sure... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2012 at Laura Is French
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Start with an 8 x 8 piece of double sided paper or cardstock and fold in half each way to get crease marks in the center. Then, bring each corner to the center and fold again, as in this photo: You should then be able to put another piece of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2012 at Laura Is French
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It's been a while and I have been pondering on what it is that I truly love about crafting. Yes, I have loved PRINTWORKS for a long time. The word stamps created by Annette Watkins hold such charm and inspiration for me. At the same time I love Tim Holtz's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2012 at Laura Is French
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This card is one Annette designed nearly 5 years ago -- yet it's still as cute, fresh and fun as ever! Maybe some of you already have these stamps...I sure hope so because this one is so easy to change to suit any occasion. Take a look: The stamps used... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2012 at Laura Is French
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I am really loving one of the new spring stamps from PRINTWORKS COLLECTION - it's J4287 Antique Urn. This is a little different from the traditional look of Printworks and I like it just as much. I have found it is verstile enough to work with one of the new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2012 at Laura Is French
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You can sure tell it's spring with all these fun flower stamps! I enjoyed making this card with some California poppies along the bottom edge. After you have colored them bright orange add a little raspberry pink to the centers and finish them off with a little pearl. I found... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at Laura Is French
I hope everyone had a fabulous Easter! We had a big family celebration on Saturday and truly enjoyed a peaceful Easter Sunday. I posted a quick sample using the new spring stamps from PRINTWORKS COLLECTION yesterday. Did you notice the super cute idea of using a square punch (I used... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at Laura Is French
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HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE! I will be posting some fun ideas with the new spring stamps from PRINTWORKS! Here's a sneak preview for today - come back tomorrow for more instructions and other ideas! Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Laura Is French
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I am really loving PRINTWORKS COLLECTION die-cut cards and spring colors! If you followed my posts about the CARSON show you'll enjoy these additional techniques. Use either white acrylic paint (good for solid surface stamps without a lot of fine detail) or white opaque embossing powder (better for detailed or... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Laura Is French
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Yesterday I was using PRINTWORKS COLLECTION designer inks to color paper die cuts and seam binding. I promised I would post some more information today. I used HUG SNUG seam binding that I found on line for about $10.00 for 100 yeards, including shipping. At about 10 cents a yard... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at Laura Is French
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What a great day it was at the Carson Stamp show yesterday...I will be heading back for more fun this morning but wanted to leave you with a little inspiration first. I will post the complete instructions later. These are samples of PRINTWORKS COLLECTION die cut cards using their DESIGNER... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at Laura Is French
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Here's a quick, fun bookmark idea using Printworks stamps and Bazzil paper. Stamps used include: B3908 Peeking Pup, B3889 Bone Tag, P3910 Dog Bone, and B 3905 I Love My Dog. The bookmark measures 5 1/4" x 2 3/4" Don't forget to mention this blog when placing an order from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2012 at Laura Is French
If you order anything from Printworks Collection over $25.00 and mention this blog they will give you a free stamp! Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2012 at Laura Is French
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