Category Archives: embossing

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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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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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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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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November Guest Designer, Robin Craddock

Hello again, friends of CropStop.  We hope that by now you’ve all entered our FUN CHALLENGE at least once (if not more) and that you’re having fun making beautiful art using many of the fabulous products carried and sold at … Continue reading

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November Guest Designer, Robin Craddock

Hello, everyone!  Today our November Guest Designer, Robin Craddock, is sharing a sweet birthday card she created using severalwonderful CropStop products.  The focal point of her card is a digital image of Elsa from the movie, Frozen.  She colored Elsa using … Continue reading

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October Guest Designer, Christine Miller

Hello, CropStop friends!  We’re so honored to have you all stop by today.  We have a new Guest Designer for the Month of October, and her name is Christine Miller.  Christine has been a friend of the fun CropStop Challenges, … Continue reading

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September Guest Designer, Billie Anderson

It’s hard to believe that it’s September already!    CropStop wants to wish you all a WONDERFUL Autumn, and let you know that we are here to help you find ALL the supplies you will need for your Autumn and … Continue reading

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August Guest Designer, Snoopy Von

Welcome back to the CropStop Blog!  For the Month of August, we have a fabulous artist and friend of the CropStop Challenges, Snoopy Von, who will be sharing her talents with us this month.  This is the first of two … Continue reading

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