Tips and Tricks- Creating Paper Feathers with Wendy

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Feathers are all the rage right now in papercrafting and today I’m going to show you how you can create your own feathers from paper.    Supplies Needed: Paper, stamps (Skipping Stones Design Timeless Textures), wire and adhesive 1. To begin with, you will need two pieces of paper. I like to work with a thin cardstock, but copy paper will …

Tips and Tricks Thursday – Shaped Cards!

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Hi everyone! Kandi here to share a few tips and tricks today! There have been some great techniques shared recently so I thought I would just share a few tips this time around featuring something I don’t often create – Shaped Cards! Shaped cards seemed daunting to me at first. How to make it the correct size, how to perfectly …

Tips and Tricks Thursday – Stamped Clay Embellishments

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Hi, everyone! It’s Brenda here with today’s Tips and Tricks post. Today we’re going to be making our own stamped embellishments, so why don’t pull up a chair and let’s get started, OK? Here’s what you’ll need: Clay (I’m using Crayola air-dry clay) Stamps (I used Happy Brrrrthday, Timeless Textures and Garden Stamp Kiss) a rolling pin a surface such …

Tips & Tricks Thursday – Faux Leather

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Welcome to Tips and Tricks Thursday with Jingle! Today we are going to create a super fun faux leather look on a trinket box! First, you will need a trinket box of some kind to alter. This is an old one I picked up way too long ago in the Target dollar spot. Then you want to gather your basic …

Tips & Tricks Thursday!

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HELLO All and welcome to the Thursday Tips and Tricks tutorial here at Skipping Stones. I am excited to show you a quick tip I have for making several (or more) cards very quickly. I am all about quick cards sometimes as I know many of you are. Yes….there are times when we love to spend alot of time designing …

Tips & Tricks Thursday – Abalone

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ab·a·lo·ne(b-ln, b-l-) n. Any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell with a row of holes along the outer edge. The colorful pearly interior of the shell is often used for making ornaments. Also called ear shell.   Alabone…that is what I (Wendy) am doing today for Skipping Stones Designs Tips & Tricks …

Tips and Tricks Thursday – Making Holiday Decor with your Stamps!

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Well, let’s be honest, it doesn’t have to be HOLIDAY decor, as you could totally do this any time of year, but since it’s the season, let’s go with it, K? K. Thanks for having my back on this one. Today we are going to create a fabulous hanging decor piece! Warning: This tutorial contains a particular set of words …