Video Tutorials

EZ Techniques to Create Fun and Fancy Christmas Cards

July 13th 2016
Are handmade greeting cards for the holiday season on your “to do” list this year? Feeling a little stuck or overwhelmed with the thought? Join Emma Lou as she walks you through the entire process of creating a fun and fancy sleigh shaped card. Learn the basics of die cutting a shaped base, the assembling process using a coordinating stamped image, the easy shaping technique of the diminutive poinsettia, as well as the secret ingredients to giving your masterpiece a hint of glistening snow. This year, start your holiday projects early so you are prepared to wow friends and loved ones early on during the most wonderful time of the year!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images
- Creating a Shaped Card Using Dies
- Flower Shaping


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How to Use Stamp Paint for EZ Coloring and Shimmer on Hummingbirds and Orchids

June 22nd 2016
Glimmer and shine are the extra special finishing touches and final ingredients to creating an over-the-top gorgeous masterpiece! Follow along with Emma Lou as she teaches you her tips and tricks to add that special shimmer to your own projects using richly colored stamp paint. Whether you're going for bold and bright, something a little more subtle, or a fancy speckled effect for your projects, the simple techniques shared here will have you painting up glistening creations full of beautiful shine ready to brighten the days of friends and loved ones!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique


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EZ Techniques to Create 3D Botanic Orchids for Hand Stamped Cards - Heartfelt Creations

June 8th 2016
Join Emma Lou as she teaches you tips and tricks to creating showy, elegant and life like vellum orchid flowers using the Botanic Orchid Cling Stamp Set and coordinating die. Not just for unique orchid blossoms alone, allow her to surprise you as she shows you the versatility of this stamp and die pairing, sharing full instructions and tips on how to create magnificent daffodils from the very same stamp and die combination! Continue your walk through the entire Botanic Orchid Collection while taking in several die cutting options for the lovely Botanic Window die as well as previewing breathtaking card samples.

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Flower Shaping
- Coloring Technique
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images


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3 EZ Steps to Create a Stamped Shaker Card with the Under the Sea by Heartfelt Creations

May 25th 2016
Dive deep into the wondrous world of fun and interactive shaker cards with this simple to follow tutorial showcasing the magical ocean-themed Under the Sea Collection. Whether you are a seasoned crafter, or just beginning to dip your toes into the waters, follow along with Emma Lou as she shares some fun ideas and techniques that will have you creating stunning tropical themed shaker projects. Tour breathtaking design samples which have incorporated this fun and interactive styling, and then resurface from your under the sea adventure and return to your craft room inspired and ready to dive into your very own creations!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images
- Creating an Interactive Card/Project
- Creating a Shaped Card Using Dies


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Flower shaping 101: How to create a gorgeous Hibiscus flower for cards, papercrafts and scrapbooks

May 11th 2016
Bring back memories of sunny hot spot excursions, beautiful tropical flower surroundings, or tour the Great Barrier Reef for the very first time with Emma Lou as she shares with you a fascinating underwater world brought to life through an amazing assembling of decorative papers, detailed stamped images and realistic hand shaped die cuts from the Under the Sea Collection. Learn quick and easy coloring techniques pairing fun tropical colors for your sultry flower creations, as well as the shaping process specific to the alluring Hibiscus blossom. Join us as we take the beauty of all that is under the sea and make it come alive on all of your ocean themed paper creations!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique
- Flower Shaping


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EZ Tips to Create Stunning Hydrangeas with the Berry Cafe Collection

April 27th 2016
Welcome the season of new beginnings and send exquisite spring salutations with a card bursting of elegant Hydrangea blossoms! Emma Lou shares with you the simple assembling of one of her favorite flowers using bases created from circle punch outs, pop dots and diminutive blooms from the Berry Café Collection. Included are full instructions for varying sizes of hydrangea flowers and the simple, easy to use flower shaping technique needed to create these beautiful and impressive flowers. So, bring on spring and the smiles of loved ones lucky enough to receive your floral masterpieces!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images


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EZ Coloring Tips for Stamped Images using the Berry Cafe

April 13th 2016
Does the idea of coloring stamped images with fine detail intimidate you? Are you concerned about not having a large and diverse marker collection? Don’t let those worries stop you from perfecting your coloring skills! In this video, Emma Lou shows you simple and practical coloring techniques and ideas using the Berry Cafe Collection, ink pads you already own, as well as how easy it is to add details and shade with the use of a blender pen. Also included is a quick example of how to add those beautifully hand colored images to an interactive card base. And remember...it is practice, practice, practice that will perfect your skills and turn you into an accomplished colorist!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique
- Creating an Interactive Card/Project
- 3D Flip Fold Projects
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images


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EZ tips to creating Stamped Paper Floral Corsages and Bouquets

March 23rd 2016
Have you been searching for new and innovative ways to use your hand made dimensional flowers for something other than card making, scrapbook layouts or altered art pieces? Well, look no further! Join Emma Lou as she shows you how simple it is to create your very own corsage or boutonniere. With this step by step, easy to follow tutorial featuring the serene Water Lily, you will quickly learn the tips and tricks to creating dazzling flower pieces or bouquets for bridal showers, anniversaries, and even weddings. So grab your glue gun, florist wire and tape and let’s get creating!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique
- Flower Shaping
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images


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Flower Shaping and Coloring 101 featuring Water Lilies

March 9th 2016
Grab your puddle jumpers and splash into some creative fun with the Winking Frog Collection! Hop from lily pad to lily pad with Emma Lou as she shares some time saving techniques with you for stamping, coloring and shaping the ethereal water lily! Take a moment to catch your breath during this "how to" demonstration which includes flower shaping, card assembling and creating card accents with a border illustration. Finish off your exploration with sights of the amphibious habitat through stunning card and altered art projects showcasing the papers as well as each of the stamps and die cut images within the collection.

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique
- Flower Shaping
- Creative Ways With Die Cut Images


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The EZ Way to Create Elegant and Detailed Cards

February 24th 2016
Do you enjoy creating elegant and detailed cards that look complicated, but in all truth are really quite simple to assemble and put together? In this video, Emma Lou shares with you how easy it is to die cut an intricate card base using decorative dies, as well as beautiful flower shaping and coloring techniques specific to the Sunrise Lily. Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions will have you creating projects guaranteed to leave your friends and loved ones in awe of your creative talents!

Techniques Demonstrated in this Video:
- Flower Shaping
- Coloring Technique
- Cutting Intricate Dies
- Creating a Shaped Card Using Dies


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