Category Archives: texture

Color Bursts and Gesso

Today I’m sharing a set of three cards that are pretty quick to make and full of texture and color!! To create the background for these cards: I cut a piece of watercolor paper to size and tapped out just … Continue reading

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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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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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January Challenge – Linky Party #24

Hello everyone! Welcome back to CropStop for our first Anything Goes Challenge for 2017! I hope that you have a great time playing along with us this year using some of your favorite CropStop products. As always they’ll be a … 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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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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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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