Alcohol Ink Background Technique: 2 Colorways – Ellen Hutson๏ฟผ

May is National Strawberry Month so I wanted to use some common strawberry colors (pink, red, and green) as my color palette. Alcohol inks pack such a beautiful punch of color so I decided to share how I make my “signature” alcohol ink background.

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Thank you, Teacher! – Ellen Hutson

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Though I think educators should be celebrated all year round, I am all for a week all about uplifting and encouraging our hardworking educators! I am proud to support all of our overworked and underpaid school staff! To celebrate and provide some inspiration in hopes you will make a few cards to share with the educators in your life, I’ve created two, new clean and simple card designs using Ellen Hutson products.

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Happy Mother’s Day – Ellen Hutson

Have you tried stitching on your handmade cards yet? I’m totally hooked!! Today, I’m sharing a card using some new stitching dies from Spellbinders. Ellen Hutson recently got several new products from Spellbinders, just another reason to shop the Ellen Hutson website for all your cardmaking needs!

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Tips on Aligning Layering Stencils – Ellen Hutson

If you’re like me, you love layering stencils! The possibilities are endless and you can make beautiful designs quickly! Do you ever struggle lining up layered stencils? If so, I have some tips for you! There are so many different kinds of layering stencils so all of these tips may not be applicable to all of them. But I’m hopeful one or two of these tips will help you achieve perfect placement each time.

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Sentiment Die Cutting Tip & Tulip Thank You Card – Ellen Hutson

Want to save time lining up sentiment dies with a hot foil plate that foils multiple sentiments at once? I might have an idea that will help! I’m using the Essentials By Ellen Casual Greetings hot foil plate and coordinating dies. I also have a card project to share so please click to read more.

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Love You Muchly – Ellen Hutson

The first Ellen Hutson release of 2022 is live right now! I’m sharing how I made my IG hop card using the Berry Basket and Strawberry Fields stamp set.

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You Are the Best – Ellen Hutson

‘m back with more inspiration to share for National Embroidery Month. Now, I am #teamsplatter all the way. I love adding ink splatter of all colors to my card projects and the artsy, mixed media look it gives. But because I am encouraging you to try new things, I decided to as well! Instead of using white acrylic paint for splatters, I used white, metallic DMC thread. It is super simple.

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You’re Krillin’ It! – Ellen Hutson

Did you know that February is National Embroidery Month? We’re celebrating over on the Ellen Hutson blog by showcasing various products and techniques using paper embroidery. I’m sharing a simple way to add embroidery to a mixed media card.

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I’m the Lucky One – Ellen Hutson

One of my crafty resolutions is to try new fun folds and make different interactive cards, and this card ticks the interactive box! I used a combo of Ellen Hutson products and MFT to create this sweet Valentine’s Day card.

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