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White on white with the Folkstar die w/video by Jeni

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Hi, I’m back with two more cards using the Folkstar cover plate die by Catherine Pooler Designs for some inlay diecutting and tone on tone cards.  I make two A2 sized cards using the slimline die. Find the first two slimline card tutorial here. Don’t forget to join the Paper Tree Tribe to share your cards with us. Watch the video tutorial here on YouTube, or just below.   Die Cutting To start, I die cut the Folkstar cover plate … Read More

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Matching Gift Tag and Christmas Card w/Non Christmas Stamp by Jeni

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The Made With Love stamp set by Trinity Stamps is not a Christmas themed set but it is perfect for my needs.  I finished a crocheted blanket (started in September 2018) and want a custom gift tag and a matching Christmas card.   If you’d prefer to watch the process (either here on the blog or over on YouTube) the video is below, but read on for the written tutorial.     Shaped Card The base for both my card … Read More

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Tone On Tone with a Pop of Colour by Janet

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Hi, Janet here with a clean and simple card that has a lot of texture. I love all the Beautiful Girls stamps by Picket Fence Studios but I didn’t feel like colouring skin, so I only coloured the flowers in her hair, and added some die-cuts by Catherine Pooler Designs. PROCESS Diecut the Wall Flowers cover plate die from Bristol Smooth card Adhere with liquid glue to an A2 card base made from the same card Stamp Beautiful Girl Sydney … Read More

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Super Simple Two Minute Tip For Show-Stopping Cards!

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Hey crafty people! I’m back on The Little Paper Tree blog with another dose of inspiration for you! This month I have a super quick & easy tip for using the Trellis Cover Plate Die from Catherine Pooler to get an amazing & seriously impressive clean and simple background in less than two minutes.   I love cover plate dies but they are a real investment, so it’s important that you have an array of ways to use them in … Read More

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Tulle Shaker Card

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Hi, it’s Jeni with an off the side tulle shaker Christmas card.  I love making shaker cards and Sally from Making Cards magazine challenged me to make four different styles of shaker cards.  You can see the four cards I created in the current issue of Making Cards magazine.  I found that once I got started making shakers I couldn’t stop.   Front Of The Shaker I trimmed some red card to 4.25 x 5.5″ and stamped the Plaid Background … Read More

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Merry Christmas Clean & Simple Deer Card

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Hello, I love making Clean and Simple cards – especially at Christmas time when time is limited and there are lots to get done. There was no plan when I started this card – just that I wanted to make some backgrounds with the Plaid stamp.   Background Stamp I placed the stamp on the clear side of the lid on my Tim Holtz Stamp Platform tool and used Ruby Red ink to get a tone on tone effect on some … Read More

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