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Partial Embossing Tutorial

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Hello Friends I am on the Whimsy blog today with a tutorial on partial embossing. If you are interested and want to know how I created this card please visit my post on the Whimsy blog here .  There I will be showing you a partial embossing technique using our  NEW Slimline Embossing Folder Thatched  with a self-made embossing frame using the  Slimeline Marquee Die .  Whimsy stamps products used: Hugs,

Mixed Media meets Clean & Simple - Whimsy Tuesday Tutorial

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Hello Crafty Friends. I am on the Whimsy blog today with a tutorial -  Clean & Simple meets Mixed Media.  I love to incorporate  a bit of mixed media into my cards and I want to show you how to take a more clean and simple approach to mixed media but still get that mixed media style look. Here is what we will be creating. So make sure you visit the  Whimsy blog  where I'll have a detailed tutorial with step by step instructions and lots of photos!  I'll see you at the  Whimsy blog , stay healthy! 

Whimsy Butterflies Stencil "How - to"

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Hello All and Happy Monday! Did you see the awesome newly released Butterflies Stencil in the Whimsy store? I love how versatile it is and want to share some ideas with you on how to use it in different ways. The stencil is 4 x 6 inches in size and 0.188mm in thickness. It is made using a smooth plastic and both sides have a slightly shiny surface which makes clean up real easy. To enjoy your stencil for a long time I recommend storing it flat and clean it up right after each use. Sponging with inks, paints and stains are one of the most common techniques to use stencils. While you can achieve beautiful effects with these techniques, I love to add dimension to my cards and projects. Here I am using a 3D paste with a nice pearlescent pink shimmer (Nuvo Embellishment Mousse). I've placed the stencil over my cardstock and secured it with some Washi tape to keep it from shifting. (I always work on a Teflon sheet covered work space - makes cle

ThermoMorph - Moldable Plastic

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Hi Everyone and Happy Sunday! Today I have something different for you, no card to share today. I was asked a few weeks back by David from ThermoMorph to do a review. The product sounded pretty interesting so I agreed. ThermoMorph, what is that you ask? Well ThermoMorph are moldable plastic pellets made out of polymorph granules.  Here is what it says on the company website about it: Thermomorph is an amazing new moldable plastic compound that can be used in numerous different ways. Hack things, fix things, make things and sculpt things, with Thermomorph it’s all possible. It’s super easy to use, boil a kettle of water and pour some into a bowl, sprinkle the required amount into the water and wait until it turns clear. Once clear Thermomorph becomes pliable for around two minutes, mold into the desired shape using your hands or tools and then wait to cool to room temperature at which point it sets rock hard again. The price for it is MSRP $19.95 and

Paper Flower Tutorial

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Today I have a Paper Flower Tutorial to share for making paper flowers like the one you see on the photo above. I hope you'll like it! For the tutorial please click HERE ! Let me know if you like my tutorial and if you maybe give it a try. And if you do so, let me know too. I can would love to visit your blog and see your handmade paper flowers! Have a wonderful Tuesday all and thanks a lot for your visit! ooooh and before I forget.....a little reminder....tomorrow is the last Wendesday of the month and that means it is time for some sweet candy ....come and see me tomorrow for a chance to win a yummy stamp! Hugs,