Category Archives: distress

Faux Epoxy Sticker + Distress Oxides

Today I’m sharing a mini tutorial for creating faux epoxy stickers as well as showcasing more backgrounds I made using the NEW Distress Oxides from Tim Holtz! To create the background for this first card, I pulled out my Watercolor Stencil … Continue reading

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May Challenge – Link Party #28

It’s the second week of May, and time for another challenge here on the Cropstop blog! I’ve been enjoying playing with some new products from the Cropstop store. Today I’m sharing a mini tutorial that uses the Gelli Printing Plate, … Continue reading

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Distress Oxides & Gelli Printing Plates

I’m sure by now most of you have heard about (if not not bought and experimented with) the NEW Tim Holtz Distress Oxides.  If you haven’t used them yet, you’re missing out! They are wonderful cross between pigment and dye … Continue reading

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Easter Tag

Today I’m sharing an Easter gift ensemble I created with a punched paper bag and a pretty spring tag. To create my tag I started with a 5.75 x 3.75 piece of  kraft cardstock. I cut a coral piece of … Continue reading

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Glassine Bag Envelope

Today’s project is a Glassine Bag that I decorated to use as a fancy envelope for my card.  Since the envelope features so many embellishments, I kept the card inside very simple. Here’s the recipe for making this pretty Valentine … Continue reading

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December Challenge – Linky Party #23

Hello, everyone!  Welcome back to the CropStop Blog for our December Anything Goes Challenge.  We’re SO glad you’re here, and we hope that you have a great time playing along with us this month using some of your favorite CropStop products. … Continue reading

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August Guest Designer, Snoopy Von Part 2

We’re back again with another FABULOUS card from our August Guest Designer and CropStop friend, Snoopy Von.  Her first card, shared last week, was absolutely STUNNING, and this one is just as awesome.  She’s SO creative, and really knows how … Continue reading

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July Guest Designer, Stephanie Wright

Welcome to the CropStop Blog, everyone!  For the month of July, we have special Guest Designer, Stephanie Wright.  Stephanie has been playing along in the CropStop challenges for some time now, and she is a sweet and talented artist.  She … Continue reading

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Flowering Happy Frame with Stencils

Hey everyone, Steph Ackerman here today and I’ve created a flowering happy frame with stencils.  I’m working with the Crop Stop Oval Embossing Folder Spacer.   This product performs perfectly with embossing folders, but did you know you could use it in … Continue reading

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Tim Holtz’ Distress Inks and Stickles – Review

Product Review – Tim Holtz Distress Inks and Distress SticklesBy Gloria Stengel Tim Holtz Distress Inks have been around for a long time, but have gained popularity again in the past few years. A large portion of the new “buzz” about these inks … Continue reading

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