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Three Ways To Achieve Fussy Cutting Without the Fuss. Using MFT Double The Fun Stamps.

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Three Ways To Achieve Fussy Cutting Without the Fuss. Using MFT Double The Fun Stamps.

Hi There Crafty Friends, I hope your all staying well.  If like me, your not a fan of fussy cutting. I've come up with a few, ways of cheating, winging it, what ever you like to call it.  Let me explain. When images of animals contain tails, ears , or feet. It can be impossible to fussy cut them. I have three ways of getting around this problem.  1. Stamp down the animal image directly on your card, then stamp the image  on a separate piece of card stock. Colour the body of your animal cut it out and lay...

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Birthday Card Using Lawn Fawn's "Year Ten" Stamp Set!

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Birthday Card Using Lawn Fawn's "Year Ten" Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!This week I'm sharing a birthday card using Lawn Fawn's "Year Ten" stamp set! I love the cute little cacti and the punny sentiment! I cut a panel from white card stock using the second largest of Mama Elephant's "Basic Rectangles" Creative Cuts. I used the "Candy Store" stencil from Heffy Doodle at an angle on my panel and blended Scattered Straw Distress Oxide Ink over it. I removed the stencil and splattered some water over it with a paintbrush, cleaning up any excess water with a paper towel. I masked off the white portion of my panel with...

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Water Colouring With Distress Oxides and MFT Images

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Water Colouring With Distress Oxides and MFT Images

Hello There Crafty Friends, I love water colouring, but i'm not great at it. I found the best way for me is to stamp an image, and use my oxide ink pads as a paint pallet. I loved the images in My Favorite Things, Let's Stick Together.     Products MFT Lets Stick Together Stamp Set https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/products/bb-lets-stick-together?_pos=3&_sid=ef444b4da&_ss=r&variant=31796726300754 Water Colour Card Stock Distress Oxide Inks, Twisted Citron,Mowed Lawn,Abandoned Coral,Carved Pumpkin, Gathered Twigs. Nuvo Jewel Drops in Cocoa Blush Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss Dark Walnut Masking Sheets Versafine in Grey and Black Onyx Clear Embossing Powder White Gel Pen C6 Card Blank...

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Simple Love Themed Card Using Waffle Flower's "Love You Bunnies" Stamp Set!

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Simple Love Themed Card Using Waffle Flower's "Love You Bunnies" Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!Valentine's Day is just a few days away now, so I'm sharing another love themed card this week! The bunnies from Waffle Flower's "Love You Bunnies" stamp set are adorable! I used my Misti stamping tool and Gina K's Amalgam Jet Black ink to stamp my images out on white card stock. I coloured them using my alcohol markers, added details with a white gel pen and fussy cut them out. I adhered the coffee cups to their hands using Scor-Tape. I cut two panels from white card stock using the second largest die from Mama Elephant's "Basic Rectangles"...

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Encouragement Card Using Mama Elephant's "Book Worm" Stamp Set!

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Encouragement Card Using Mama Elephant's "Book Worm" Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!I have a sweet encouragement card using a new-to-me stamp set, Mama Elephant's "Book Worm"! I've loved this set ever since I spotted it and knew I had to make a card to share with all of you! I used my Misti stamping tool and Gina K's Amalgam Jet Black ink to stamp my images from the set, I used some post-it tape to mask one pile of books so I could build a taller pile also. I coloured them using my alcohol markers, added highlights and details with a white gel pen and fussy cut them out. I...

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