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Chalkboard Embossing

Happy First Day of Spring!! Today I’m sharing a floral card that features a chalk technique I recently experimented with. Here’s a mini tutorial to show you how I created the chalkboard look on this card. Step One: Gather your … Continue reading

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Joy Fold Cards

Today I’m sharing a mini tutorial on making Joy Fold cards! This is also my first time to post a more masculine themed card! For some reason they are harder for me to create since most of my “go-to” embellishments … Continue reading

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March Challenge – Link Party #26

It’s hard to believe that it’s less than two weeks till spring begins! It’s is one of my favorite times of the year – I love when things start turning green, flowers poke their heads above ground, and buds appear … Continue reading

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DIY Cardboard Buttons

Hello fellow crafters! I have another mini tutorial for you today. I’m going to show you how to make cardboard buttons so you’ll never have to worry about not having just the right color to match your project ever again!  … Continue reading

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Inked Embossing Folder

Today’s card features the fun technique of inked embossing folders. To create a background for your project you can apply ink to your embossing folder a) with a brayer or b) directly from the ink pad. Load your paper in, … Continue reading

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February Challenge – Link Party #25

It’s time for our monthly challenge here on the blog! I’ve had so much fun creating Valentine related cards and projects this year and I couldn’t wait to share this one with you! I chose Kraft colored cardstock for my … 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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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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Snowflakes and Mittens Banner

Hello everyone! Welcome back to the Crop Stop Blog! It’s the start of a new year and we have some changes to announce here on the blog. After careful thought and consideration,  Karen Letchworth has decided to step down from … Continue reading

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Christmas Place Cards

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman here with some Christmas place card settings. I love decorating for Christmas and place cards are fun ways to decorate the Christmas table.  Christmas place cards are the perfect embellishment.  All you need is some cardstock, … Continue reading

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