Make boutique-worthy cards that amaze your loved ones, with guidance from professional paper crafter Danielle Flanders! First, learn how to mix patterned paper like a pro, and achieve a wonderfully touchable texture in your cards with fresh embossing techniques. Incorporate vellum into your work in unique ways as you create a stylish frame and a pocket. Moving on, perfectly place your embellishments for cards that are well-balanced and always captivating. No paper, no problem in your next lesson, as Danielle shows you how to use paper alternatives like felt, cork and twine to create one-of-a-kind card creations. Finally, stitch words, borders and embellishments with ease, whether you're a master sewer or have never picked up a needle and thread!
Meet cardmaking teacher and blogger Danielle Flanders and get an introduction to mixing patterned papers, adding washi tape for a gorgeous aesthetic and using die cuts and layering techniques to build beautiful textured looks.
Embossing provides a professional look and a wonderful chunky texture to your cards. Danielle demonstrates ways to use embossing folders and machines to dry-emboss your papers. Then explore fun ways to incorporate heat embossing into your card projects. Next, learn how to add even more "wow" factor with sparkly, shiny embellishments.
Explore ways to use vellum in your work as you create two cards: one with a gorgeous vellum frame and one that has a darling pocket. Use text, card stock, stamps and more to create a one-of-a-kind layered sentiment. Danielle also shares troubleshooting tips to keep each piece safely secured.
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