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Once-a-Year Progressive Sale at Technique Tuesday

Stamps and Crafting Dies from Technique Tuesday | TechniqueTuesday.comHi, crafty friends!

It's that time of the year again! It's Progressive Sale time! What's that you ask?

Well, it's that time of the year when make room in our warehouse for all the new products we have planned for the next year. This means we are retiring lots of clear stamps and dies! We won't be making any more of these products.

Starting today, you'll be able to get these products at a discount. The discount will increase as the sale goes on. But, remember, these products are limited. You may get a bigger discount, or the products you want may sell out.

Check out the Sale now! 

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November Release Day

Hi again, friends!

It's time to start trading out your Fall clothes for your Winter attire, begin thinking about making Christmas cards and handmade Christmas presents and get started with setting up this year's December Daily album.

It's New Release Day at Technique Tuesday. And you are going to love using our latest stamps and crafting dies for all your Winter paper crafting and memory keeping projects!

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To celebrate this new release of paper crafting and scrapbook supplies, the Design Team is here one more time to share some awesome projects with you. You are going love checking out all the cool projects they've made with the new goods.

Amy Kolling

Daniela Dobson

Dana Joy

Heather Hoffman

Emily Leiphart

Latisha Yoast

Kymona Tracey

Jill Dewey Hawkins

Teri Anderson

Please stop by their blogs and leave them a little love. It means so much to them.

Also you'll find all the new stamps and dies on our website in the New Products category. Whether you are a card maker, scrapbooker or general crafter, you're sure to find something perfect for the projects you are working on during these Winter months.

Want a better look at the new products? Check out Bev's latest video. She'll show you all the new products and give you lots of great tips for using them, plus she'll share with you even more inspiring projects.

Is there a product from the New Release that super inspires you? Is there something you are already thinking about making with the new goods? We'd love to hear from you! Tell us your favorites and what your crafty plans are for all these new stamps and dies! 

Watch our blog throughout November for even more inspiration for these new products. Plus be sure to keep an eye on the video page on our Website for new videos featuring these products.

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November New Release Countdown Day 2

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Hello, everyone!

There is just one more day until the next release from Technique Tuesday is live. And we are back to share with you some more reveals of the new stamps and crafting dies, plus some great projects made with them.

First, let's see the new stuff! 

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Hello Winter Stamp Set

Winter is coming, and the Hello Winter stamp set is perfect for scrapbooking all those Winter memories. This 4x6 clear stamp set is perfect for making cards too. Memory Keepers Studio member? This is your November auto-ship stamp set. Not a member but gotta have it? You'll be able to purchase it on the 1st. 

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Hello-Winter-Memory-Keeper-Studio-Clear-Stamps-Technique-TuesdaySweater Weather Crafting Die

Like to use die-cuts on your paper crafting projects? This American-made steel die is perfect for creating all kinds of borders on cards and scrapbook pages. Simply take a piece a paper, place the die on it and run it through your die-cutting machine. You'll end up with a fun Nordic-inspired border. Watch the Technique Tuesday website for a video in November for project inspiration and creative tips for using this die.

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Calendar Builder Stamp Set

 This innovative 4x6 stamp set makes it easy to create stamped calendars for this year, next year and years to come. Watch our blog for a tutorial in November packed with tips for using these stamps.

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Hello-Winter-Memory-Keeper-Studio-Clear-Stamps-Technique-TuesdayPerfect Poinsettia Stamp Set

Do you like to color? You are going to love coloring these flowers to use on Christmas cards, as well as Wintertime cards you send out over the next few months. Do you belong to the Greenhouse Society? If so, this is your auto-ship stamp set for November. Not a member? No worries. It will be available for purchase with the rest of our new products on the 1st. Also don't forget to check out the matching dies that will also be available for purchase.

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Wondering just what you can make with these cool stamps and dies? I'd like to invite you to check out the blogs of these talented Technique Tuesday Design Team members.

Amy Kolling

Daniela Dobson

Dana Joy

Heather Hoffman

Emily Leiphart

Latisha Yoast

Kymona Tracey

Jill Dewey Hawkins

Teri Anderson

And don't forget to stop by the New Products category on our website on Thursday to snag all the stamps and dies that have inspired you this month.

Oh, today is the last day to comment on this post or any of our November Sneak Peek or Reveal posts from Oct. 27th to today, Oct. 31st, 2018. We'll be picking one person at random from all the comments left to score a $20 Technique Tuesday gift certificate. The winner will be announced on Nov. 2nd on this blog. 

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Nov. New Release Countdown Day 1

Hi, friends!

We're so excited to have you back with us today as we gear up for the November release of stamps and paper crafting dies at Technique Tuesday. 

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You are going to get the first look at the full reveals of some of our new products for scrapbook pages, cards and other DIY projects. Plus we've got our Design Team here today to show you some of the fabulous projects they've been making with the new goods!

First, let's take a look at some of the new products.

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Christmas Cocoa Stamp Set

Meet the Christmas Cocoa stamp set. This 3x4 set of clear stamps packs a lot of punch with two sweet cocoa cups, three hearts and an assortment of phrases. Use this stamp set to make Christmas cards or to simply make cards to make your friends and loved ones smile on cold Winter days.

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Dani Deer Stamp Set

Meet the newest member of our Animal House collection, Dani Deer. This lovely lady looks adorable when stamped. Use her to make cards, scrapbook pages and all kinds of DIY projects.  Another fun idea idea? Create a fun scene by pairing her with the Henrietta the Hedgehog stamps

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Do you like to use dies when you stamp?  These dies were designed to work with the Dani Deer stamps! 

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Want to see these products in action? Stop by the blogs of our talented design team members:

Amy Kolling

Daniela Dobson

Dana Joy

Heather Hoffman

Emily Leiphart

Latisha Yoast

Kymona Tracey

Jill Dewey Hawkins

Teri Anderson

Don't forget. All of our new products will be available in the New Products category on our website on Nov. 1st. 

And remember to leave comment on this post, or any of our November Sneak Peek or New Product Reveal posts, that appear on this blog between Oct. 27th and Oct. 31, 2018. We really do love hearing from you! We'll select one person from all the comments to receive a $20 gift certificate for the Technique Tuesday website. The winner winner will be announced on Nov. 2nd on this blog. 

I'll be back again tomorrow with more full product reveals for you, plus the Technique Tuesday Design Team will be back to share even more awesome projects with you!

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November Release Sneak Peek #3

Hi, all!

We are one day closer to the next release of stamps and dies from Technique Tuesday. 

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There's an adorable new critter walking into the Technique Tuesday stamp line-up in November, plus there's a stamp set you are going to love making calendars with. Let's get on with today's sneak peeks!

November-2018-Sneak-Peek7FBIf you love cute critters, you are going to like using this lovely lady to make all kinds of sweet scenes. This stamp set is the latest addition to our Animal House collection. If you have our Henrietta the Hedgehog stamps, you might even enjoy creating scenes with the two of them.

What office doesn't have a calendar? You are going to love making your own calendar with the date stamp set featured in the next sneak peek. 

November-2018-Sneak-Peek9FBIt's fun to use this stamp set to make calendars for yourself and for gifts. And it's also exciting to pair it with art from other stamp sets. The possibilities really are endless! 

November-2018-Sneak-Peek8FBRemember, all our new products will be available for purchase on Nov. 1st in the New Products category on the Technique Tuesday website. We'll also be spotlighting each of these products on our websites with videos, giving you a closer look at them, plus some project ideas.

And don't forget to leave comment on this post, or any of our November Sneak Peek or New Product Reveal posts, that appear on this blog between Oct. 27th and Oct. 31, 2018. We really do love hearing from you! We'll select one person from all the comments to receive a $20 gift certificate for the Technique Tuesday website. The lucky winner will be announced on Nov. 2nd on this blog. 

Today's post wraps up our sneak peeks. Be sure to stop by the blog again tomorrow for some full reveals of November's products. Plus the Technique Tuesday Design Team will be here, sharing some projects they've created with the new goods.

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November Release Sneak Peek #2

Hi, friends!

We're one day closer to the next release of stamps and dies from Technique Tuesday, and I'm here again with a few sneak peeks at the new goods. On your mark. Get set. Get ready to cheer! 

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Today's sneak peeks are sure to make you smile. There's a pretty flower, plus something that is tasty and delicious and a staple during the Winter months. Let's do this.

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Does Wintertime mean it's Hot Cocoa time in your world? Do you crave peppermint drinks? You are going to love this new stamp set that features these delicious drinks.
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The stamp set also features a host of sentiments, making it possible to make a number of different cards with it. 
November-2018-Sneak-Peek2FBClassic stamper who loves to color? You are going to love the latest installment in our Greenhouse Society. This pretty stamp set features a Wintertime flower that is so fun to color. There are also a couple sentiments included with this stamp set that make it perfect for making holiday cards. 

And good news for those of you who love using matching dies when you stamp! There will dies available for this stamp set.

Are you excited about the new products? I'd love to hear what has caught your eye so far! Please leave a comment on this post, or any of our November Sneak Peek or New Product Reveal posts, that appear on this blog between Oct. 27th and Oct. 31, 2018. We'll select one person from all the comments to receive a $20 gift certificate for the Technique Tuesday website. The lucky winner will be announced on Nov. 2nd on this blog. 

And don't forget! All our new products will be available for purchase on Nov. 1st in the New Products category on the Technique Tuesday website. 

I hope to see you again tomorrow when I share a few more sneak peeks at the next release. 

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Introducing the Bow on the Border Crafting Die

Hi, friends!

Isn't it fun when you get something that is all wrapped up with a ribbon and a bow! Whether it's for a birthday, anniversary, graduation, wedding, or Christmas, the Bow on the Border Crafting Die will let you add that special feeling to your next card. Here's a quick video introducing this new die. Plus check out the super-cool Bow on the Border projects from the Technique Tuesday Design Team! I think you are going to love all the crafty possibilities!

 


Do you ever wait until the last minute to put together a birthday or anniversary card? Here's a quick fix for that situation.

  1. Make a white card base that is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score it.
  2. Unfold the card base. Use the Bow on the Border Crafting Die along the left edge of the card.
  3. Cut out 3 different strips of pattern paper. Adhere two of them to the inside of your card. And adhere the other piece to the outside of the front of your card. (If you want to get fancy, add a few stitch lines with your sewing machine after you've adhered them to your card.)
  4. Then add a stamped sentiment.

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Want to make a bunch of Christmas cards? We've got a recipe for that too. You are going to love this.

  1. Make a white card base that is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score it.
  2. Unfold the card base. Use the Bow on the Border Crafting Die along the left edge of the card. Save the little white pieces from the inside of the bow.
  3. Run the Bow on the Border Crafting Die through your die cutting machine again. (Heather used red cardstock. You may want to use green, blue or some other color.)
  4. Put the ribbon pieces and bow pieces back into your white card. Use some tape to keep them in place.
  5. Cut out a 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" piece of patterned paper and adhere it to the inside of the card.
  6. Add a sentiment.
  7. Repeat each of these steps to make as many cards as you need.

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If you want to get the most cards for your time and money, do the same card design but use different colors of paper. For example, Heather was able to use the white ribbon and bow pieces that come out of card shown above, and put them into the red card-base shown below. And similarly, she put all the red ribbon and bow pieces that she cut out of this card base back into the card shown above. How fun!

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I hope you enjoyed seeing these Bow on the Border project ideas! We'd love to see your projects too. Share them with us on Instagram and Facebook. Be sure to tag us and use the #TechniqueTuesday hashtag.

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PS. Do border dies make your card making heart flutter? We've got lots of different border designs available so you can make cards for all kinds of different occasions. Here's a link to all the border dies!



Good Meows! The Cat Lover's Blog Hop is Happening Now!

Hi, friends! 

Have you heard the good meows? The annual 2018 Cat Lovers Blog Hop is in full swing and Technique Tuesday is one of this year's sponsors. 

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This fun little blog hop features lots and lots feline inspired stamping projects. To play, all you need to do get your paws inky, make a project featuring a cat, share it and link it up to the blog hop on Her Peaceful Garden. The hop runs through Oct. 27th. At the end of the hop, the hop's organizers will be giving away some prizes, including a Technique Tuesday gift certificate.

We couldn't let this fun blog hop pass without sharing a few meow-velous projects of our own that feature some of our favorite Technique Tuesday's cat stamps.

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When it comes to cards, this one by Jill Dewey Hawkins is the purr-fect one to send a friend to let her know you are thinking of her. Jill created her sweet scene with the Kyle the Cool Cat stamps and dies. Don't you just love the soft colors she colored Kyle and his mouse friend with?

1-Cat-Mouse-Friends-Handmade-Card-Friendship-Birgit-E-Technique-TuesdayHere's another fun card created by Birgit Edbom with the Kyle the Cool Cat stamps. This card, too, would be a fun card to send a friend or a loved one. 

Kyle isn't the only cat around Technique Tuesday. There's Leonardo the Lion as well. 

1-Be-Lion-Handmade-Card-Animal-House-Ashley-H-Technique-TuesdayI'd be lion if I didn't say how much I like this card by Ashley Harris. Leonardo stands tall on the card, thanks to Ashley stamping and die-cutting him and then adhering him to the card with foam tape. The stamped hearts add a sweet finishing touch to the card. 

1-Rawring-Lion-Numbers-Card-Teri-A-Technique-TuesdayLeonardo isn't just meant to be used on cards for friends. He looks meowy nice on birthday cards too.

You'll also find a cat  in our Planner Cat stamp set. This little guy was drawn to be used on planner pages, but he sure looks cute on cards too. This one by Jill Dewey Hawkins is paw-some!

1-Technique-Tuesday-Best-Paw-Jill-Hawkins-LargeJill's stamped patterned paper looks wonderful! Imagine creating one like it to use on a scrapbook page instead. It'd even be fun to make a stamped paper to use to wrap a gift for a your favorite cat loving friend! 

Hope you've enjoyed these fun projects. Got a favorite? I'd love to hear about it! 

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3 Days Only - Save on Select Stamps and Dies!

Hi, friends!  

What are you thankful for? Cooler weather? Beautiful fall colors? Time back in your craft room making thank you cards? Pictures of your kids jumping in a pile of leaves that will make a wonderful scrapbook page? Or upcoming family gatherings around the Thanksgiving table?

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Well here is another reason to give thanks! For the next 3 days, all the stamps and dies in our Thanksgiving category are 25% off. Plus there are project ideas showing you how to use these products to make cards, fall layouts plus plan, decorate, celebrate and document this special time of year. Enter coupon code THANKS2018 when you check out to take advantage of this special offer!

Shop the Season of Thanks Sale Now!

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There are so many amazing craft projects you can make the Thanksgiving stamps and dies. Here's a few thank you cards to fuel your creative juices. 

1-Technique-Tuesday-So-Thankful-Leaves-Card-Tobi-Crawford-LargeColorful leaves are synonymous with Fall, and this card Tobi Crawford made is on point. Make your own leafy card by die-cutting several leaves with the Fall Leaves cutting dies from cardstock and then applying color to them with ink or watercolors. Want to give them a little texture? Add some glitter or Glossy Accents or splatters of white paint to them. You could even simply crinkle them up. 

1-Hello-Fall-Leaves-Handmade-Card-Daniela-D-Technique-TuesdayDon't limit yourself to using die-cut leaves on your next card. Follow Daniela Dobson's lead and create a card that combines die-cut leaves with leaves stamped with the Fall Favorites stamp set.

1-Technique-Tuesday-Grateful-Leaves-Card-Tonya-Dirk-LargeMake a card with a wreath of leaves on it like Tonya Dirk did with the I Am Thankful stamp set. Consider using the card to tell your best friend or a loved one you are thankful for them being in your life. 

1-Technique-Tuesday-Whats-Cookin-Jill-Hawkins-LargeTreat your favorite chef (or the sweet soul who makes your Thanksgiving dinner) to an adorable stamped card like this one by Jill Dewey Hawkins. You can easily make a background paper like Jill's with the Chef Owl stamps. Simply ink up the owl and stamp her again and again on cardstock. 

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Do you subscribe to our newsletter? Be sure to watch for the next edition of it. Julie will sharing some new techniques for adding color to the new Luscious Grapes stamped images. It will be arriving in inboxes on Tuesday!

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Add Some Twinkle to Your Christmas cards!

Ok, it's confession time. I adore Christmas lights. The soft glow of the lights on the tree or on the mantle makes me so happy. So when Teri Anderson proposed the new String of Lights stamp set and the coordinating Christmas Lights Border Die, I was all in. Both the stamp set and die were designed to work just fine by themselves. And they are even better together. You can purchase the stamps and die separately. Or for the next several days you can save some money when you buy the stamp and die bundle.

I hope you'll check out this 1-minute intro video and get inspired by these projects from the TT designers! 


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When you are working with a classic image, such as Christmas lights, it often works well to keep things simple. On this card, Dana Joy used white cardstock, the stamps, and black ink. Then she used makers to add color to each stamped Christmas light. What an easy way to make a DELIGHTFUL card!


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Oh my stars... this card by Emily Leiphard to STUNNING! She also used white cardstock, just the stamps, and black ink. But she added some amazing details such as embossing the card base with the Mandela Maker crafting dies. Here's a link to Emily's blog post where she shares more information about how she made it!


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Are you wondering how Kymona Tracey made these tangled and overlapping strings of lights? She stamped the first string of lights and then did some masking. Kymona has some additional details and pictures on her blog!


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The perfect Christmas package would not be complete without a gift tag. Dana Kirby stamped the String of Lights image off the edges of white cardstock tags and added sentiments for the same stamp set. Then she layered her stamped pieces onto some patterned paper to make these ADORABLE tags.


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Want to make your Christmas lights glow? Jill Dewy Hawkins started with black cardstock and stamped a single string of Christmas lights. Then she used pencils to add color inside the lights and some subtle color around their edges to make them glow. You can visit Jill's blog for more details about how she made this card!


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When Teri proposed the String of Lights stamp set, I didn't think about how it might work in a planner. I just imaged the image and sentiments on cards and tags. But look what Latisha Yoast did. She used them in her planner. Latisha shared more details on her blog!


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I'm sure many of you noticed this colorful card in the intro video. Teri Anderson used the Christmas Lights die to make a stencil and to add the string of lights along the border of her card. She finished the card with a sentiment from the String of Lights stamp set. Here's a link to her blog post which includes more info plus another lovely Christmas lights card!


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Wow... look at this DELIGHTFUL card by Dana Kirby. She used the Christmas Lights Border die to die cut out several colors of cardstock. Then she die cut out the white cardstock pieces and placed the colorful bulbs and black strings and socket pieces back into place. With all the different colors of bulbs, she could make a bunch of the same card by just switching where she puts the different colors of bulbs. 


I hope you enjoyed seeing all these projects! Tena, our CFO, hasn't decided how long she's going to be offering the discount on the bundled String of Lights stamp set and the coordinating Christmas Lights Border Die so if you want them, get them while you can!

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