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October 2013

Win Big for Chatting It Up!

Calling all Technique Tuesday fans!

Want to score a $50 gift card to for chatting it up through social media! Well, you just might!

We need your help in spreading the word about our latest release of stamps, steel dies and digital cut files. We think the new release is #sodangcute, and we'd love for everyone to know about it!

Help us spread the word about the release by sharing one of these pictures through your favorite social media channel, along with the #techniquetuesday hashtag.



The TT team will be surfing the Web and watching for your Tweets, Pins, posts and more!

From all the word spreading we see, we'll pick one lucky person to win the gift card. We will announce his or her name on here on our blog on 10/24/13.

Thanks for being #thecoolestever!


New Stamps + New Steel Dies + New Cut Files

We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog post for a Technique Tuesday Newsflash!

This just in! We've just released seven stamp sets, two new steel dies and some digital cut files as part of something we are calling our "So Very Social" release!

It seems everyone is texting, Tweeting, Instagraming, and Facebooking their daily life, which is why our October release is all about being social! You'll find stamp sets, steel dies, and digital cut files (SVGs) that include the perfect phrases and images to go with all your "selfies" and "photobombs". Whether you say #coolestever, #sodangcute or #hellogirlfriend, you'll find something to love in this release!

You can see the release in the first three rows on the New for 2013 page on our Web site!


Ps. Don't forget to check out Stamping Week over at Write. Click. Scrapbook. Our friends over there are sharing lots of cool stamping techniques and ideas. You'll also find a Technique Tuesday stamp giveaway and more!

Dress Up Halloween Treats

The countdown is on: Halloween is now just two weeks away!

Lori Vliegen has a great idea for dressing up a bag of Halloween candy: Put a tag on it!

LV boo tag
Lori sauced up this bag of candy corn with a one-of-a-kind tag. Lori stamped it with images from her Boo stamp set from Technique Tuesday.

Technique-Tuesday-Boo-Clear-Stamps-MediumTalk about CUTE!


PS. Want to see another cute project made with the Boo by Lori Vliegen stamp set. I just spotted the cutest card on Kimberly Crawford's blog that uses it! Be sure to check it out! Well done, Kimberly!

Greenhouse Society: October Reveal

October 15th is here, and we have got a brand new Greenhouse Society stamp set to share with you.


Say hello to the Evergreen - Greenhouse stamp set. This set consists of five clear stamps on a 3" x 4" storage sheet. It starts shipping on October 25th to Greenhouse Society members.

Not a Greenhouse Society member yet? You are in luck! It's on sale now for a limited time to non-members for $12.99 (plus shipping and handling).

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 Web site for more details on joining the Greenhouse Society.

In honor of the new set, we've got our Creative Team here today with some beautiful projects made with this stamp set. Take it away, ladies!

IMG_8493(By Birgit Edblom)

(By Tobi Crawford)

(By Birgit Edblom)

(By Teri Anderson. Made with the new Greenhouse Society set & Christmas Day by Ali Edwards.)

Thanks for the inspiring projects, ladies!

Tune in on October 25th for one more round of projects made with the Evergreen - Greenhouse Society stamp set.


PS. Winner. Winner. Chicken dinner! Big congrats goes out to Janis, who commented on Laura's post (10/13 at 11:51 p.m.) during our October Studio AE Blog Hop. You've just won a $25 gift certificate to Check your email for a note from Teri about your prize! Congrats again! And a big thanks to everyone who joined us for this month's blog hop.

PSS. It's Stamp Week on Write.Click.Scrapbook. Our friends over there are sharing stamping and storage tips and projects, plus there's a Technique Tuesday stamp giveaway and a coupon code for 20% off at The fun begins right here!

Hello, Christmas Cards!

Here is a classy solution for this year's Christmas cards, courtesy of Linda Barber!

Create a photo card and then embellish it with stamps!


Linda decorated her family's picture up by tying a piece of twine around it and then adding a couple stamped images from Technique Tuesday's Christmas Day by Ali Edwards stamp set.


This would be such a great card to mass produce. Stamp up a bunch of elements, print a bunch of pictures and then create your cards assembly style!


Story Card Sunday: Hello Arrow

Woot! Sunday means the next installment in the Story Card Sunday series!

Here is today's Story Card.

1_Scs_HelloArrow1_teriAnd here is how you can make one like it for your pocket-style scrapbook pages!

Start by die-cutting the That Arrow Card die from yellow cardstock. You'll get something like this.

Set aside the center piece for another project. You'll only use the frame for this Story Card.

Cut a base from white cardstock with the Story Card die.

1_scs_2_step2_teriFlip the yellow arrow frame over. Cut two strips of cardstock. Adhere them behind the arrow.

1_scs_2_step3_teriFlip it over and you'll have something like this.

1_scs_2_step4_teriMount the completed frame to the base.

Finish your Story Card off by either die-cutting a word or stamping one onto the arrow!

1_Scs_HelloArrow1_teriWe'll be back next Sunday with another Story Card!


Come Hop with Us

Let the blog hopping begin!

October 10th means our Studio AE stamp set is ready to start shipping and our Creative Team is sharing some fantastic ideas they have for it!

Run (... don't walk) to the blogs of:

Just wait until you see how they have used the Hello December by Ali Edwards stamp set.

Be sure to comment as you hop today.

We are going to give away one $25 gift certificate after the hop. To be eligible to win, all you need to do is comment during the hop!  The lucky winner will be announced on the 15th right here on the Technique Tuesday blog.


PS. Wanting to add a few new stamp sets to your stash? Well, have you checked out our Sale page lately? Tena's freshened it up, adding a few "hot" deals on some of our Summer and sunshine-themed stamp sets (and others).

Thinking Halloween

It is hard to believe Halloween is only three weeks away.

I still need to pick out my costume and figure what candy to give the neighborhood kids this year. I also want to send some cards to a few special friends to celebrate the big day.

Since time is of the essence, I think I might borrow some inspiration from Lori Vliegen.

Boy, am I inspired by this card Lori made with her Broom Riders stamp set!

LV broom rider card

The hat and broom plus that fun sentiment sure puts a smile on my face! And, boy, the twine is the perfect accent!

You can find Broom Riders by Lori Vliegen on the Technique Tuesday Web site and in some stores. Not at your local store? Ask them to get it in stock.



PS... True Scrap 5 happens this weekend! Technique Tuesday's Bev Grey is one of 15 teachers on the line-up for this virtual event. She's excited to share with you some awesome techniques for adding a personalized touch to your memory keeping projects with stamps and dies! Hope to see you there!