Monthly Archives: January 2017

Watercolor Tutorial with Distress Ink & Mini Mister

Today I want to share a Watercolor Tutorial using Tim Holtz Distress Inks and Mini Misters! Distress Inks react wonderfully with water to make some gorgeous looking images…especially when paired with Watercolor Paper! 1. Gather your supplies – Distress Ink/Stamp/Watercolor … Continue reading

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Mini Envelope Valentine

I’m having so much fun creating projects to share with you using CropStop products!! There are so many fun supplies to pick from in the store, and plenty of designs, styles, and techniques to try out too! To begin with … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Kathleen Sawyer

Welcome back to the CropStop blog for another guest design post by the talented Kathleen Sawyer of Kat’s Scrap Box. For her project today, Kathleen created a detailed Valentine card using some great products from CropStop.  She chose kraft colored … Continue reading

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Valentine Teddy — Free Printable

Hello Everyone! I’m back today to share another Valentine card with you and a free printable! I made two of this card in slightly different color schemes. I started with white cardstock as my base and added a stip of … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Kathleen Sawyer

Today we have a guest post from the talented Kathleen Sawyer of Kat’s Scrap Box. She created this sweet card with some of her CropStop products.  To create the background for her card, Kathleen used her Cuttlebug, the Smooch embossing … Continue reading

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Mini Valentines – Tutorial

Since Valentines Day is only a month away, I thought I’d share this fun little picture tutorial for making mini Valentines from a heart shaped piece of paper or doily. Once you’ve completed your folds you can a) glue the … Continue reading

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CropStop on Instagram

A quick post to let everyone know the CropStop Instagram account is active again! Stop by and follow along by  clicking here! 

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January Challenge – Linky Party #24

Hello everyone! Welcome back to CropStop for our first Anything Goes Challenge for 2017! I hope that you have a great time playing along with us this year using some of your favorite CropStop products. As always they’ll be a … Continue reading

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Winner and Top Pick

I’m starting something new this month. The winner of the previous challenge will be announced in a separate post along with a TOP PICK! The WINNER will be chosen by Random.org and will receive the fun prize package from the … Continue reading

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Winter Mitten Card

I love the slow and boring days of January after the Christmas rush! To make them absolutely perfect, there should be soft white snowflakes gently falling from the sky, a pot of homemade chicken noodle soup simmering on the stove, … Continue reading

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