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CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Blushing Backgrounds

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CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Blushing Backgrounds

Welcome to my blog, Paper Crafting With Rebecca! If you just popped in from CatScrapbooking's blog then you are in the right place. A blog hop is a friendly circle of artists challenged to design a paper craft using a monthly designated theme or product. Once we create our paper craft using that particular theme/product we then blog post our resulting creations. The next step is to visit each other's blogs so we can see what other’s have designed and created using that same theme/product. Even if you aren't entering a creation in this month's blog hop you are very welcome to join into the "hopping" and be sure to leave comments!
This month we are featuring, as our product, the In the Background stamp set and/or the Wild Backgrounds stamp set. I chose to use the In the Background stamp set to make an encouragement card. I love doing background stamping because it offers so much variety to my projects. Using backgrou…

Technique: Envelopes, Bows, Boxes

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I had a friend over and she was looking around in my craft room a few weeks ago and she stumbled across my American Crafts We R Memory Keepers 123 Punch Board and asked me to show her what I could do with it. She had never seen one, or seen how it worked, and she thought it was a delightful invention. I use my punch board all the time and I hadn't realized it might be a novelty to some people. So, on the off chance you haven't seen one, I am dedicating this blog posting to some of the fun things this crafty tool can do.

The American Crafts We R Memory Keepers 123 Punch Board has three main crafting functions: it is used to make envelopes, bows, and boxes. I most often use it to make envelopes, but I also appreciate the bows and boxes functions, too! This punch board also comes with instructions to make envelope liners, string tie boxes, coin envelopes, and file folder cards.

Envelopes: I find it handy that I can easily make envelopes of various sizes/textures/weights/colors us…