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How to make the Great Big Owl perchable!

September 05, 2014 | 1 comments »

Pic 1 - This is the owl from the Great Big Owl stamp set - I really wanted to make this guy 'perchable' and I do this with the help of the matching die set. First, I stamped the owl in black - I clear embossed him at this point... Read More

Boo and Friends die sets - how to use the face die

September 03, 2014 | 0 comments »

  I have a super simple little card for you - I made it with the bonus die that you can find inside the little bat die from the Boo and friends Bat die set.       It's the circular die you can see inside the bat shape in... Read More

Picot Panel - How to use this self matting die

August 27, 2014 | 0 comments »

What's nice about this super useful little die is that it is self matting! Here's how: The die has a double cutting line all the way around - when you run it through your die cutter it will produce a panel and a little frame, you will normally just discard... Read More

How to use WMS cutting edge dies

February 07, 2014 | 0 comments »

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Masking a die cut - How-to

November 10, 2013 | 0 comments »

  With our new dies releasing this month I have been playing around with them, looking at what I can do with them - i love to get the best value possible from all WMS product and dies are going to be such fun in so many ways!   Our... Read More

Learn about Cut Files

May 21, 2013 | 0 comments »

Cut Files - a little Info I had a few emails from folks wondering what cut files are - Here's some Q&A's just in case it's something you are not familiar with. So what is this thing, this Cut File? So, I'm making a card or a LO and I... Read More

Stamping with Backgrounders - Big Stamps

November 10, 2012 | 0 comments »

   The Backgrounder stamp - you can see the Vintage Christmas Backgrounder above with a standard size SU ink pad, still on it's backing sheet, these measure 4.5 by 5.75 inches, they are huge.   I have not felt the need to purchase large blocks for them as I think... Read More

How to make windows with the 'Twas the Night before Christmas set

September 14, 2012 | 0 comments »

  Windows - How-to.Since a picture is worth about a million words, I have photographed all the important steps involved in making one of those wee windows from the Twas the Night before Christmas set. I start out by stamping the window image, clear embossing and then trimming it out... Read More

Getting a good Impression

October 25, 2011 | 0 comments »

 This is taken from the post on plaid stamping, but I thought it might be useful as a post on its own I used the wider plaid-maker stamp from Pic-nic patterns Getting a good impression So let's start at the start and make sure that everyone is getting a proper... Read More

How to make an aperture with 'teeth'

July 30, 2011 | 0 comments »

 Next up is a little How-To, a sort of picture tutorial for folks wanting to make the toothed aperture from this card. First I selected two dies, a classic circle and a pinked circle - both Spellbinder dies from sets of that name. I picked a plain circle which fit... Read More