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Creating elegant and beautiful cards is a snap! Adding handmade paper is like icing on the cupcake. These three cards went together so quickly – as in less than 5 minutes each, and are sure to be a hit with the recipients. They would be wonderful in any color scheme. I chose to save some time and used purchased cardstock in a soft warm cinnamon color for the card bases and die cuts. Supplies: Any of the Arnold Grummer paper making kitsA sunny window or traditional ovenBlender, small strainer, cello sponges and soft towelsScraps of ivory paper (think junk mail, etc.)Tiny pieces of dried flower petals, spices or grassesDies: Quiet Fire words “Believe”, “Thanks and “Hello” Impression Obsession: DIE253-U Tonic Studios US: 77 E Butterfly Sprig & 76 E Dragonfly BroochSpellbinders Grand Calibur™ Machine2 pieces of 8 ½ x 11 cinnamon card stockEnvelopes to fit cardsWestcott™ paper trimmer & scissorsScor-Pal™ (LOVE the new 1/8th version!)Beacon ZipDry™ adhesive…
Making paper lanterns from handmade paper is an easy way to add a beautiful ambience to any gathering. Handmade paper has a gorgeous texture. Light shining through it is magical. As I made my first sheets of paper using the Arnold Grummer complete paper making kit I thought how lovely the pieces would be to display at my art show in April. I will give them away to people who attend my opening event. So let me show you how I made them.
scrap paper for papermaking punches - the punches used for this project are ek tools circle punch 1” and 2” double-sided tape or adhesive I used both the Medium Pour Handmold and the Large Pour Handmold to make a variety of papers. I l…
like summer is really here with temperatures around 90* and rising. Just
thinking about a day at the shore brings a smile to my face. Even though I
don’t like to actually swim in the ocean, I do love hearing the waves, wading
in the surf and sitting under a palm tree in the shade. Follow along to create
this fun card!
Supplies: Any of the Arnold Grummer™ paper making
kitsBlender, cello sponges and soft
towelsScraps of white, blue and tan
paper (think junk mail, etc.) Envelopes to fit cards (or make
your own with the AG envelope template)Wescott™ personal paper cutterScor-Pal™ (Love the new 1/8”
version)Spellbinders’ Grand Calibur IIDies: Impression Obsession™
#190-C & 78-CSpellbinders™ IN-038 Paradise PalmColorBox
Stylust™ and tips or make-up spongeMed. blue, light golden tan &
green water-based ink padsThin piece of plastic with a
straight edgeBeacon™ ZipDry™ AdhesiveScrap of white card stockDouble …