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Instructor and designer Victoria Calvin of Victoria Marie Designs shares with us the perfect weekend project that will ensure we always have a thank you card on hand. Victoria shares her ink blending, stenciling, and die cutting techniques as she breaks it down step-by-step. In this lesson, you will learn how to quickly and easily create cards full of sparkle and shine in bulk. You'll have stars in your eyes...and glitter on your cards when you complete your time with Victoria!
Seasoned crafter Jana Eubank shares the delights of using acetate in cardmaking! Along with the Bunnies and Blooms collection from Simple Stories, Jana showcases the many unexpected and wonderful ways that acetate can be used. You will learn how to use a collection to its fullest, taking one collection and utilizing acetate to make each card unique. Fresh and fun, Jana inspires us to brighten someone's day through our creativity and heart.
Becca invites us into her personal craft space to share with us her top three favorite techniques that she enjoys using to add dimension and layers to her die cuts. She walks us through a card to demonstrate, and reinforces what we learn by showing us two additional cards where she uses the same techniques. You'll leave this lesson knowing what stack it, stack and pivot, and stack and flip it have to do with cardmaking, and you will love it! If Becca has piqued your curiosity, then come on in and join us!
Join Simon Hurley as he shares how he breathes new life into a product, bringing us the Simon Hurley creates. Stamping Foam. In this lesson, you will learn what stamping foam is, how to use it, and the many creative ways that you can use it to create beautifully designed cards that are pieces of art!
The wonderfully talented Jeff Lindberg shows us how to take alpha dies, stamps, and inks and magically create happy mail that will leave your recipient feeling like you sent rainbows and hugs! Jeff shares tips and tricks that allow you to assemble your slimline card with ease. Clean, simple, and full of dimension, Jeff's cards are amazing, and we are so thankful that #dudescrafttoo!
Jamie shares with us how to achieve cards with her clean and modern style in this amazing lesson. You will learn ink blending techniques with stencils as you create card backgrounds, and discover unique uses for vellum that add a special touch to your cards. Learn the art of mixing patterns while keeping a cohesive look to a project, and enjoy the tips that Jamie shares throughout the lesson.
Do you love the look of alcohol inks, but don't always have time to play with them? Mary shares how she uses her watercolors with a similar technique as she uses the blower tool to mimic the look of her beloved alcohol inks. You will leave this lesson inspired and full of ideas as you play with watercolors, glitter, stamps, and let your creativity run wild!
Join Tiffany as she shares how easy it is to create cards in bulk with the supplies you already have on hand! With paper scraps, a few ink pads, and a handful of items from your stash you'll create stunning cards in just minutes. You will love the new techniques that Tiffany shares - easy & quick yet they add so much to your cards. You will learn a wide variety of card making techniques as Tiffany creates ten separate cards, demonstrating the steps she uses for each one.
Glitter? Grunge? Can't decide? Neither can we! Join Ryan of Glitter Grunge Greetings as he shares his signature style of card making with us in this fun lesson. Ryan demonstrates techniques using Distress Inks to create texture and beautiful color on card backgrounds. With Ryan's positivity and excellent tips, you will soon feel confident and sure in your mixed media card making skills. Learn die cutting tips and tricks, and see why sparkle and grunge are the way to go!
The super sweet Carissa Wiley shares with us her tips and techniques for creating a rainbow-themed easel card. You'll love how easy it is to create and it is sure to bring a smile to everyone who receives one. Carissa teaches embossing techniques as well as die cutting, stamping, and color selection techniques. Become a card making pro with the insider tips and tricks that Carissa shares with you!
In this 10 part series, you will get an insider look into the creative process of 10 celebrated card makers, who are joining us to create handmade cards for Cards for Kindness™. You are invited into the personal craft spaces of these incredible designers as they share their favorite card making tips and techniques.
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Jana Eubank is a married mom to four children, two dogs, and two kitties. She has loved living in Bountiful, Utah where she has the opportunity to experience the nearby mountains and all four seasons. Jana has always loved memory keeping and has kept journals and scrapbooks since her early school years. The love of paper runs in Jana's family, having grown up in a family that owns a printing and copying business. Jana worked there throughout high school and college as a graphic designer. It was only natural that she immediately became addicted to scrapbooking when she discovered it 20 years ago. Jana also loves to teach, read, bake, decorate her home, travel with her family, and shop at thrift stores. In addition to memory keeping, Jana also loves to create 3D paper projects, cards, party decor, home decor, and pocket pages. Jana believes that she has the BEST job in the world as the Marketing Manager for Simple Stories.
Carissa has been scrapbooking for over 15 years, and moved to teaching via her blog in 2009, where she continues to share video tutorials and instruction weekly. Carissa has taught several online classes -- among them those here at Scrapbook.com! She loves to share what she is doing with others and to watch as their creativity is inspired by what she is sharing. Carissa teaches because she wants people to know that they can do it too! I love breaking things down step-by-step and showing others that they can do what she does. It is Carissa's hope that people walk away from her classes feeling inspired and empowered.
Tiffany Solorio fell in love with papercrafting after being invited to a Stampin' Up demo shortly after her son was born in 2006, and was instantly hooked. Known for her stunning mixed media touch with cards and her wonderful tutorials on YouTube, Tiffany feels little is more satisfying than taking random products and creating something from them. Tiffany lives in Nevada with her husband and two creative children.
Jamie Pate and her family currently reside in the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado with her husband and five children. Jamie is a self-described paper nerd. She loves to craft with all the papery things plus all the embellishments and mediums that go right along with that. It’s addictive as well as therapeutic along with legacy-making. Jamie's time in this lovely hobby and industry has allowed her to work with Heidi Swapp and Paige Evans plus Bella Blvd, Pink Paislee and Studio Calico, and right now Scrapbook.com. Jamie feels blessed and humbled to be here and share some of what she loves with you.
Simon Hurley is an nineteen-year-old blogger, designer, YouTuber, and cardmaker. Simon is a Signature Designer with Ranger and his line of products, Simon Hurley create., is currently available at Scrapbook.com. Crafting since he was very young, Simon fell in love with card making six years ago at the age of ten. He is a huge believer in clean and simple cards--but isn't afraid to do what it takes to get that look, and always manages to get his fingers full of ink! Simon's goal is to inspire others with crafty projects and to teach new techniques while doing what he loves. You can see more of this rising star's inspirational videos and projects on his blog, Inklipse.com.
Victoria Calvin is the owner and creative director at Victoria Marie Designs. She loves scrapbooking and all things paper crafting! Victoria enjoys sharing the amazing art of scrapbooking and memory keeping through online and in-person paper arts education. She has been scrapbooking for the better part of 16 years. Victoria's style is very eclectic--she likes a bit of everything! She believes in the power of storytelling through pictures and journaling. Victoria's passion is to teach others the joy of memory keeping and to encourage robust and transparent storytelling. Scrapbooking is merely a vessel for our stories to live on for generations to come.
Becca Feeken is the designer behind Amazing Paper Grace and enjoys her work with her lovely design team. She is a licensed die designer for Spellbinders Paper Arts. Becca is passionate about creating with dies and designs very unique, classic, and well-thought-out die sets. In the past, she has placed stamp designs and product designs with several companies in the industry. Becca enjoys blending sewing, embroidery, needlecrafts, and jewelry-making into the passion she has for gift-making and papercrafts. Her style is romantic elegant with classical and Victorian influences. Becca's mantra with any project is that you can do it too! She loves encouraging others to keep tangible, legacy gift-giving in their lives. Whether we are searching back through old memories or whether it is what we leave behind - your wonderful talents should be shared and shown.
Mary Polanco is a long-time card maker with a love of all things stamps, paper, and ink. She has been crafting for 13 years and has learned to love so much about this community. She exudes positivity and encouragement for her fellow crafters, and as she works outside the home, the craft room is a beautiful escape from her wonderful yet busy life! Mary lives with her incredible husband and two wonderful children and invites you to join her on her social platforms!
A creative by nature, Ryan began card making during the pandemic to cope with isolation during his first year of addiction recovery. It wasn't long before he found the online card-making community that accepted him with open arms. Ryan has a gift for grunge and a palette for polish, which birthed his brand, Glitter Grunge Greetings. He recently launched a tutorial-based YouTube Channel which focuses on paper crafting techniques, old and new. Ryan also owns and operates his bakery, Sinful Sweets in Rochester, NY.
Jeff Lindberg is a creator from Orlando, Florida, best known for his popular CRAFT COCKTAILS live shows on Instagram and YouTube and is driven to prove that #dudescrafttoo. In 1994, Jeff pursued his dream of working for The Walt Disney Company, and now 25 years later, he is the Proprietor of the Disney Special Activities and VIP Tours. Jeff, an experienced actor for over 22 years, turned his sights to professional craft and card making in 2017 after the mentorship of friends. In 2020, he started Jeff Lindberg Creates, an all-encompassing online platform, purposeful in creating a community of crafters and companies, who together through shared talents (and lots of dialogue) are driven to create a strong fellowship to do good in this world…one paper and ink pad at a time. Jeff shares a life with his partner Dan, an Elementary Music Teacher, and their amazing (and personality-filled) rescue mutt, Hazel Harper! (Yep, two first names!)