Monthly Archives: January 2018

Gallery Stand-Out

This week’s  Gallery Stand-Out is #45 Darlene Pavlick of Dar’s Crafty Creations I love the way Darlene created her cabin scene behind her die cut snowflake — such a cool technique! For a chance to see your work featured, stop … Continue reading

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UTEE Texture

Here we are at the end of January already and before you know it Valentine’s Day will be here! Today I’m sharing a fun tutorial for making textured embellishments for your cards. Let’s get started… To start: I cut a … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Ann Greenspan

Time for another guest design post here on the blog. Today we’re sharing a gorgeous winter card created by: Ann Greenspan of Ann Greenspan’s Crafts.  Here’s what Ann says about putting her beautiful card together: “My card was made using … Continue reading

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Gallery Stand Out

This week’s  Gallery Stand-Out is none other than #39 Karen Letchworth  of My Cup Runneth Over. I love the way Karen used Distress Oxide inks to create a soft and lovely card “outside of her comfort zone!” For a chance … Continue reading

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Quilted Sympathy

Today I have a quilt themed sympathy card to share with you. I keep my paper scraps organized in pockets according to color, so it’s fairly easy to pull out some matching pieces and create a background like this one. … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Heather Mills

Time to share the work of another talented guest designer! Today we have a beautiful card created by Heather Mills of Wire Wrapture. I love the way Heather layered the heart shape over her patchwork tag and the soft colors … Continue reading

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Gallery Stand-Out

Today’s Gallery-Stand-Out is none other than: Janis from Her Peaceful Garden. I love all the cold and frosty effects she included on her beautiful pine tree shaker card!    

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Winter Wonderland

Today I’m sharing a winter wonderland card I created in whites and blues. Instead of using all of one brand of product, I combined several to create the bright winter sky behind my snow scene. To create my sky I: … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Connie Griffin

Welcome back to the Cropstop blog for another Guest Designer Friday! Today I’m sharing the work of one of my sweet blog friends, Connie Griffin of Connie’s Crafty Creations. Connie graciously agreed to fill a few January spots for me … Continue reading

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Dictionary Page Background

Today I’m sharing a somewhat funky style of card created with an old dictionary page and some Tim Holtz distress products. To create my card I: Rubbed some Salty Ocean Distress Ink randomly across my old dictionary page Added some … Continue reading

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