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Online Card Class GIVEAWAY! Background Check card class!

Hi all! Our latest class at Online Card Classes just started today! It’s called Background Check and it’s all about background techniques. Here’s a blurb about the class…

In Online Card Classes’ Background Check, you’ll learn a variety of clever techniques for adding panache to your card backgrounds. You won’t want to send a card out the door without a background again!

Join instructors Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, and Laura Bassen—plus special guest artists—for professional instruction, inspiration, and fun! In class, you’ll gain the skills to achieve gorgeous card backgrounds from blended ink skies to stamped plaids… plus you’ll discover plenty of tips and tricks along the way. What’s more, we’ve built in plenty of “design breaks” to allow you to get comfortable with incorporating each of the background techniques shown in class into your own cards!

You can register for class HERE. Class started today, so there’s still time to jump in!

I have three spots in class to giveaway! Just fill out the Rafflecopter area below for your chance to win. This giveaway is open to everyone! Giveaway closes tomorrow night, so be quick about entering! The winners will be announce here at my blog. Good luck!

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Dots & Gold Brush Lettering Envelope - Mail Art
Lettering

Dots & Gold Brush Lettering Envelope – Mail Art

It’s been a while since I showed an envelope in a video so I thought I’d do that today. :) I needed to decorate and address an envelope for my friend Jennifer Ross, so it was the perfect time to film an envelope.

NOTE: The address shown is NOT her home address. I also asked her about showing her PO Box in a video and she said that would be okay.

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Easy Shaker Card with Fuse Tool
Card Videos

Easy Shaker Card with Fuse Tool

I think you all know by know that I am on the search for the easiest way to make a shaker card. If you’ve ever tried to make a shaker card, you’re probably on the same search. Shaker cards are notorious for being difficult to make, especially the first few times you make them.

So when I was at CHA last January and saw the Fuse Tool from We R Memory Keepers being demonstrated, I knew I’d struck gold! Not sure why I waited so long to test it out myself, but here we are! Let’s make a super easy shaker card using the Fuse Tool.

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