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TGF Summertime Print & Cut Kit – Make a Card Monday #255

Happy Monday all! (Actually this is going up SUPER early–technically just after 11pm on Sunday night for me).

The sweet people over at The Greeting Farm asked if i would like to play with the new Summertime Print & Cut Kit before it was released and I said yes! I adore The Greeting Farm and their images so I was ecstatic to get a sneak peek of this new kit.

I have two videos for you today. First, is the usual card video where I show you how I colored Anya with Copic Markers and then assembled the rest of the card using the Small Hello die from Simon and the Spotted embossing folders from Lifestyle Crafts.

The second video is for those of you who are curious about how these Print and Cut Kits work with your Silhouette cutting machines. Be sure to watch that to see just how easy it is! :)

Anyhow, I hope you enjoy today’s video! :)

NOTE: They’re having a blog hop at The Greeting Farm Blog. Head over there to check out more projects using the kit!

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Father’s Day Card (Stamped Plaid) – Make a Card Monday #254

Wow! I can’t believe we’re over a week into the month of June! Where did May go? :) This Sunday is Father’s Day so I thought it would be the perfect time to create another Father’s Day card.

For this one layer card, I used a  bit of masking and stamped a custom plaid background pattern. I love creating plaid like this. It’s so fun! And just by using more masculine colors of ink (Dark Chocolate, Sunshine, Olive, and Soft Navy), you can give it a masculine look.

The plaid background makes me thing of camping, which is definitely for dads, right? :)

I used Simon’s Father’s Day stamp set for the main greeting, and Clearly Besotted’s Basic Stripes for the plaid stamping. Super simple and easy.

NOTE: Make sure to watch the beginning of the video for a tip on cutting a top folding portrait card in a smaller paper trimmer. I recently switched to a smaller trimmer and had to figure this out since I love to make top-folding cards and the trimmer only accommodates 8.5″ on the cut edge. :)

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Blended Stenciling + Offset Pen – Make a Card Monday #253

Happy Monday, all!

Over the weekend I had the chance to demo at the Create event put on by Simon Says Stamp. At one point I was demoing different things to do with stencils and today’s card is the result.

I used the Extra Large Dots Stencil from Simon for the stenciling, and four colors of Distress Ink: Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers, Broken China, and Salty Ocean. And the white lines were made with the Uni-ball Signo Broad White Gel Pen, which is THE best white pen out there.

Anyhow, I hope you like today’s video! :)

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