Author Archives: Esther Asbury

Black and White Zentangle

Hello blog readers, it’s time for another inspiration post here on the Cropstop blog. Today I’m sharing a black and white card I created using one of Cropstop’s Zentangle stamps. Actually I made two cards with slightly different designs on … Continue reading

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Acetate Window

Recently I’ve been playing around with acetate and decided to share a card with you featuring an acetate window in the center. My card features two Dina Wakley little birdies to remind us that spring is “just around the corner.” … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Diane Hover

 Welcome back to the Cropstop blog. It’s my pleasure to share another beautiful card created by our talented guest designer, Diane Hover of  Nellie’s Nest.   Diane is also sharing a step by step guide to creating this lovely quilt themed … Continue reading

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Zentangle Butterfly

Cropstop has several different Zentangle stamps in stock right now, and I just love all the detail included in them. Today I’m showcasing the beautiful Zentangle Butterfly set from Woodware Clear Stamps. To create my card I: Stamped my Zentangle … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Diane Hover

  Hello Blog readers — it’s time for another guest design spot here on the Cropstop blog. Today we’re sharing an absolutely  beautiful friendship card created by Diane Hover of  Nellie’s Nest.   Here’s what Diane says about putting this gorgeous … Continue reading

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Mini Notebooks

Hello friends! Today I have a fun little project to share with you.  I recently purchased some mini notepads and turned them into cute little Valentine gifts with matching decorated paper clips. Here’s how I customized my cover: I carefully … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Cheri Weston

It’s Friday, and that means we get to share the work of one of you as a guest designer here on the Cropstop blog!! I love all the different styles and techniques that paper crafters use to create projects, and … Continue reading

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Winner

It’s time to announce the winner from our last link-up! Chosen by random.org, the winner is: #21 Stamping Kitty Please email Haylie-Jo at  cropstop@cropstop.com within seven (7) days to claim your prize. Be sure to include your physical mailing address … Continue reading

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February Challenge – Link Party #37

It’s time for a new challenge here on the Cropstop blog, and today I’m sharing a Valentine card I created with a pretty stenciled background. Here’s how I put this card together: Using sponge daubers, I applied Worn Lipstick Distress … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Cheri Weston

Time for another guest design post here on the Cropstop blog. Today we have a super cute (and FUN!!) card from my sweet friend Cheri Weston of Stamp’n Boomer. Here’s what Cheri says about creating this adorable Valentine card: “Today … Continue reading

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