Category Archives: flowers

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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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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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 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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Linky Party #21 – Anything Goes

Hello, everyone!  Welcome back to the CropStop Blog for our October 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.  We have some great inspiration, fabulous prize … Continue reading

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CropStop Linky Party #13

Hello to everyone from CropStop!  We sure enjoyed all the FABULOUS cards and projects you linked in our last challenge, and now we’re all set for another FUN challenge.  We can hardly wait to see all the fabulous cards and projects you’ll be making and … Continue reading

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CropStop Has It ALL!

For those of you who have taken time to browse CropStop, you know that they have it ALL!  But for those of you who haven’t…..I strongly encourage you to check it out becuase, they HAVE IT ALL!  One of the … Continue reading

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