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February 2015

Get to know the Family Time stamps and Always Arrows dies!

Looking for some inspiration for the Family Time clear stamp set and Always Arrows steel dies?
Watch this video featuring tips and techniques for the newest stamps and dies in the Memory Keepers Studio and Fresh Cut Studio collections.

The Family Time stamps and Always Arrows are on sale now on the Technique Tuesday website.

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PS. Are you in the Portland area? Coming to town for the scrapbook convention this weekend? Technique Tuesday's Shelley will be stopping by Whimzee's Scrapbook Studio in Beaverton from 4 pm to 6 pm Saturday for a trunk show. There will be Technique Tuesday products available for purchase. Contact Whimzee's for more information!
 
PSS. Coupon code GOLD gets you $30 off registration for True Stamp 2015 when you register by 2/28. Technique Tuesday's Bev Grey is one of the teachers and will be sharing her favorite "Gold" techniques. 


Greenhouse Society: February Project Parade

On your mark. Get set. Let the shipping begin!

The Dogwood - Greenhouse Society stamp set is ready to start shipping, and we're celebrating with some inspiring projects from our Creative Team! 

A tag by Lisa Adametz created with Technique Tuesday clear stamps (By Lisa Adametz)

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A card created by Birgit Edblom with stamps from TechniqueTuesday.com

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A card created with stamps by TechniqueTuesday.com

(By Teri Anderson)

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Like what you see?

Dogwood - Greenhouse Society stamp set from TechniqueTuesday.com

The Dogwood - Greenhouse Society stamp set is available for purchase by non-Greenhouse Society members for $12.99.

The stamp set consists of six clear stamps on a 3" x 4" storage sheet.

If you like botanical-themed stamps, you may want to consider joining the Greenhouse Society. We release a new stamp set every month as part of this collection. Members get the Greenhouse sets for $9.99 each (plus shipping and handling) and enjoy other benefits. Check out the Membership Agreement and FAQ page on our website for more details on joining the Greenhouse Society.

We'll reveal the next Greenhouse Society stamp set on March 1st. We hope to see then!

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Story Card Sunday: Perfect in My Head

Hello again, Technique Tuesday fans!

I’ve got another pocket page-friendly Story Card to share with you.

Please say hello to this week’s card.

A Story Card created with clear stamps and steel dies from TechniqueTuesday.com

Like many of the Story Cards we feature on Sundays, this one is pocket page-friendly. It would also look swell on a traditional scrapbook page. You could also use it on a greeting card, but you may want to change out the words to suit your needs.

Let me show you how you can make one like it.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.com

Start by cutting a base card with the Story Card steel dies. You’ll also want to cut two tags with the This Tag dies, as well as two blank arrows and a “Look” arrow with the Always Arrows steel dies.

Layer the two tags on top of each other so the bottom tag shows slightly. Adhere the tags to the base card. Add the two blank arrows to the card.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.com

Mount the “Look” arrow on top of one of the blank arrows.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.com

Use the Scrapbook It set to stamp “Taken:” on one of the blank arrows.  Cut a strip of cardstock to lay across the Story Card. Stamp a sentiment from the stamp set on it.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.com

Finish the Story Card by writing the date onto it.  Not a fan of your handwriting? Consider using our Many Months stamp set to stamp the date out.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.com

I’ll be back again next week with another Story Card. Hope to see you then.

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PS. Looking for a deal? How about 12 of them? You'll find 12 stamp sets on our Sale page. All 12 are 50% off. 



A Technique Tuesday Spotting!

On your mark. Get set. Go! 

The editors over at Canadian Scrapbooker having been giving folks a "taste" of some of the new products shown off at the recent Craft and Hobby Association trade show! 

And guess what? Today, they are featuring Technique Tuesday's License Plate steel dies, as well as the License Plate Alphabet and Rock Star stamp sets. 

Technique TuesdayGo here to see the post! 

And be sure to comment over on the Canadian Scrapbooker's blog.

One lucky participant in their promotion will receive a prize package worth well over $1,000. It features products from all the folks they've been featuring as part of their Taste of CHA promotion, which ends on the 22nd. The winner will be drawn and announced on the Canadian Scrapbooker blog on Feb. 25th.

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A Pretty Card from Lisa

Hi all!

Like the watercolor look? Well, check out this gorgeous card by Lisa Adametz!

A card created by Lisa Adametz with clear stamps from TechniqueTuesday.com

Lisa created an amazing watercolor background for her card and then embellished it by adding circle frames cut with Technique Tuesday's Circles steel dies. You can create your own circle frames by die-cutting several large circles and then using a smaller circle die to cut the centers out of them.

And how pretty are the flowers? Lisa stamped them with the Dogwood - Greenhouse Society stamp set, colored them in and then fussy cut them with her scissors. Love it! 

Dogwood - Greenhouse Society stamp set from TechniqueTuesday.com

Like Lisa's style? Guess what? You are going to see a lot more of her work. Lisa has joined our team and will be contributing projects made with our Greenhouse Society stamp sets. Hooray! Welcome, Lisa!

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DIY Stickers for Planners

Do you keep a planner? Do you like to use stickers in your planner?

Well, have I got a fun trick for you! Consider making your stickers ahead of time by die-cutting them from vinyl with Technique Tuesday’s DIY Steel Dies.

A Planner decorated with clear stamps and steel dies from TechniqueTuesday.comI created a bunch of stickers for my planner with Technique Tuesday’s Flair Maker and Going Places steel dies.

I used self-adhesive vinyl (typically used to digitally cut words and shapes) that I found in rolls at a craft store. I cut some small pieces of vinyl out and temporarily stuck them onto my die-cutting plate with Washi tape. This helped to keep the vinyl from curling as I cut it.

DIY Planner stickers cut with steel dies from TechniqueTuesday.com

When finished, I ended up with a whole bunch of stickers to use in my planner.

When you do this at home, consider making a bunch ahead of time and then storing them in a small bag until you are ready to use them. That way, when it comes time to work on your planner, you have done a lot of the work ahead of time.

Planning ahead,

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Are You a Planner?

Was one of your New Year's resolutions to get organized this year? How are things going in your new planner? 
Clear stamps and steel dies for planners from TechniqueTuesday.com
Our creative team members have been using stamps and dies in a variety of different planner styles. We thought you might enjoy seeing their planners. We also put together a list of products we think you'll love in your planner.
Get inspired by these planner pages!
And check out these planner-friendly products on our website.
And we'd love to see ways you are using Technique Tuesday products in your planner. Send your planner pics to us at Ideas@TechniqueTuesday.com. Use #TechniqueTuesday to tag us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. Or use @TechniqueTuesday on Pinterest!
 
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Last Day to Get $45 off True Stamp 2015!

True Stamp 2015 is coming! 

Go for the Gold with TechniqueTuesday.com

And today is the very last day to use coupon code STAMPLOVE to get a whopping $45 off registration for the online event! 

Technique Tuesday's Bev Grey is teaching one of the event's six classes. It's sure to be fun! Bev will be showing off some of her favorite ways to use gold on your papercrafting projects! 

Go here to register! Be sure to enter the coupon code at checkout to get the discount.

TTBlogTeam



Story Card Sunday: You Me Us

Happy Sunday!

It’s time yet again for another installment of Story Card Sunday.

This week’s pocket page-friendly Story Card is a fun one to use to document friendships.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comLike many of the Story Cards we feature on Sundays, this one is pocket page-friendly. It would also look swell on a traditional scrapbook page or greeting card.

Here’s how you can make one like it.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comStart by cutting a base from a wood or kraft paper with the base of the Clipboard steel dies. You’ll also want to cut a clip and two papers (also from the Clipboard dies) from cardstock.

Now, we are going to do a little in-cutting. Take one of the papers and set the row of arrows from the Clipboard dies on it. Use a little Washi tape to hold it in place.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comRun it through your die-cutting machine and you’ll get something like this.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comLay the paper on top of the other paper and onto the base card. Adhere the clip on top.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comStamp words using the Yes No Maybe, Say It – Thanks and Williamsburg Alphabet Small stamp sets onto it.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comYou'll  notice my block got kinda messy when I stamped. That's because I rocked the block. Try to keep your block level when you stamp to avoid messy block issues. It will also help with you to obtain evenly stamped impressions.

After you've finished stamping, use highlighter pens to make some of the words stand out.

That is it for this week’s Story Card. Hope to see you again next week!

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