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August 2015

The FYI on the Postage Card Dies

You might have wondered how the new Postage Card steel dies from Technique Tuesday look when cut out. Here's a look at how they look.

Postage Card dies from TechniqueTuesday.comWith these dies, you can create the look of postage. Cut out one of the rectangles, square or circle from cardstock. Add a little color. Stamp on top and you'll end up with a something that looks like faux postage! 

Hello Pansy card from TechniqueTuesday.com(Created with the Postage Card dies and the Pansy - Greenhouse Society stamp set)

Fun, huh?

TTBlogTeam

PS. Are you a pocket page memory keeper? The largest die in the Postage Card dies works perfectly in the major pocket pages out there!



Using Mat Dies + Planner Kits ONLY $19.99

Layers! Layers! Layers! Layers are good, especially when you're crafting...or eating cake, of course! Speaking of crafting, Technique Tuesday's stamps and mat dies add an extra layer of interest to a project. If you're new to using stamps with their coordinating dies or you're wanting some tips about how to work with mat dies, this video has answers for you!

(Click here to watch this video on YouTube.)

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Don't you just love a simple solution?

Our new Planner Kit is just that, simple. Recently our Warehouse Manager, Jen, shared her way of storing planner supplies. She keeps it all together in a small container, so she can plan on-the-go. Jen's solution was the inspiration for this kit filled with stamps, a block, inks, adhesive and embellishments. These kits are priced at ONLY $19.99, but include products valued at $31.50.

Hurry and order now, only a limited number of planner kits are available.  

 TTBlogTeam



Story Card Sunday: Too Cool

Hi all! 

Sunday means it is Story Card Sunday time. Please give it up for this week's pocket page-friendly Story Card.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comThis week's card was easy to make with Technique Tuesday's steel dies and clear stamps, Let me show you how you can make one like it.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comStart by cutting a base card with the Memo Pad Card dies. You'll also want to cut a circle center with Home Circle Card dies, as well as two banners with the Hi Banner Card dies.  And cut two stars with the Nested Stars dies. 

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comAdhere the circle center to the base card. Adhere the two banners, as well as the two stars.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comPoke a hole in the top banner. Bring twine through it and around the Story Card. Tie a bow with the jute.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comStamp a sentiment with the Too Cool Flair stamp set. (Don't have that stamp set? Any of Technique Tuesday's Flair-style circle stamps will work.)

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comUse a pen to draw stitch marks around the circle center. Don't like to doodle? Stitch it for real with embroidery floss and a needle. Be sure to poke holes into the base card first for easier stitching.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comI'll be back again next Sunday with another Story Card Sunday tutorial to share with you. Hope to see you then!

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A Delightful Card from Birgit

There are cards, and there are CARDS!

This card by Birgit Edblom is one of the latter. 

Delightful card by Birgit Edblom for Technique TuesdayTalk about delightful!

We sure love how Birgit colored in the Pansy flowers (from the Pansy - Greenhouse Society stamp set). They are so pretty! And check out that little pop of color she added to the center of the large flowers. It just really adds to the beauty of this card!

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Like flower and botanical stamps? Check out Technique Tuesday's Greenhouse Society auto-ship program. We release a new clear stamp set every month through this program. Members get the sets at a discounted price of $7.50/set and enjoy automatic delivery, 15% off select products, special offers and free shipping on additional products. You can learn more about the program by going here

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Take a Technique Tuesday Class in Santa Clara!

Want to take a Technique Tuesday class in person? Here's your chance. There will be Technique Tuesday classes at the Scrapbook Expo on Friday and Saturday in Santa Clara, California!

The two classes were designed by Technique Tuesday's Bev Grey and will be taught by Nicole of Nicole Petersen Designs.

Here are the details on each class.

Time To Celebrate with Technique Tuesday

What are you planning to celebrate this year? Join Technique Tuesday and Nicole Petersen for this fast-paced class where you will learn a variety of stamping and masking techniques. During class you will focus on learning the techniques (not on completing the final projects) but you will receive supplies and instructions that will let you turn the elements you make in class into cards when you get home. You will receive a coupon you can use in Nicole’s booth at the show. Plus everyone has a chance to win Technique Tuesday products during the class. You will leave class ready to use these techniques to make invitations, gift cards, party décor, banners, and more. You'll also receive a brand new Technique Tuesday stamp.

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Join the Gold Rush with Technique Tuesday

Gold is a hot trend in fashion and home décor, on TV, and for paper crafting too. In this workshop you will learn about some of Technique Tuesday founder, Bev Grey’s, favorite gold products and techniques. You will learn how to add little pops of gold to make your projects extra-classy, create a glimmer of gold for a little contrast, and make big, bold, gold elements. The class will be taught by Nicole Petersen and you will receive a discount coupon you can use in Nicole’s booth at the show. Plus everyone has a chance to win Technique Tuesday products during the class. From modern elegance to ultra-hip, the gold techniques you will learn are mind blowingly fabulous yet easy to use on your next layout, pocket page, or hand-made card. You'll also walk away with a Technique Tuesday brand new stamp set.

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Online registration for these classes ends today, Aug. 5th. You can also register in person at the show.

TTBlogTeam



New Release Celebrates Friends + New Markdowns!

Let's face it, everyone needs friends!
Friends are the glue that hold life together. They're here to celebrate our happy times and offer hugs during hard ones. They add laughter to our days and lift us up when we need it.
The new August Memory Keepers Studio stamp set "Besties" is perfect for creating a card, layout or mini album to celebrate your friends. Come on! Grab your bestie, bff or favorite pal and say THANKS! 
Lucky to Call You Friend card from TechniqueTuesday.com
See what else is in new in August on our website or ... watch this month's unboxing video!
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Announcing the "Un-Seasonal" Sale!
On a hot summer day, crafting holiday projects featuring snowy images might be just the way to cool down. We've put our winter and fall holiday products on sale to help you out! Visit Sale page where you'll find clear stamps and steel dies at up to 75% off. A sale this good won't last too long, so take advantage of these prices now.
 
 TTBlogTeam


Story Card Sunday: Smile Circles

Happy Sunday, friends!

I'm geeked to bring you another installment in the Story Card Sunday series. Please meet this week's Story Card. 

Smile Story Card from TechniqueTuesday.comIt was easy to make with Technique Tuesday's clear stamps and steel dies. Let me show you how.

Start by cutting a base card and three postage circles with the Postage Card dies. Cut three 1" circles with the Circles dies. And cut two smile words from cardstock with the Say It - Smile steel dies.

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comStamp the star circle from Happiness Happens onto the circles. (Don't have that stamp set? Circle stamps from any of Technique Tuesday's Flair-style clear stamps will work.)

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comAdhere the two smile words on top of each other. Adhere them in the lower right corner of the Story Card. Place the circles on top of the postage circles and adhere them to the Story Card. 

A Story Card Sunday tutorial from TechniqueTuesday.comFinish the Story Card off by adding some enamel dots or gems to it.

That's how you make this week's Story Card. Stop by again next Sunday to learn how to make another one. Hope to see you then!

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