Video Tutorials

Tips to Make Intricate Die Cutting Easy and Fun
Classic Wedding Collection

June 28th 2017
Do you love the look of intricate die cuts, but have found yourself frustrated and defeated when trying to cut them? In this video, Emma Lou shares with you her top tips and techniques for putting the fun back into intricate die cutting! Learn the basics of shimming your dies, how to reposition when a section has not cut all the way through, as well as how to add wax paper to the cutting process ensuring that you land up with a perfect die cut which has been cut with ease! Also included are several unique ideas for layering, laying out and mixing your intricate die cuts for a multitude of decorating options, as well as a quick tutorial on creating a shaped card base using just a partial cut from your metal die!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Cutting Intricate Dies
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images

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EZ Tips to Create an Elegant Card with Intricate Dies and Stamps
Classic Wedding Collection

June 14th 2017
Have you been looking for extra inspiration to boost your creativity when creating those special art from the heart projects? Join Emma Lou as she shares her special tips and tricks on creating a breathtaking greeting card for a wedding or anniversary with the Classic Wedding Collection! Learn how to use an intricate die to create a stunning card front, a quick stamping technique featuring several colors of ink applied simultaneously, as well as how to add glitter quickly and with ease to create delicate glistening accents! Conclude with a walk through of a glorious array of projects designed to inspire and get you creating!

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

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How to Create your Own Stamped and Glittered Background
Flowering Dogwood Collection

May 24th 2017
Have you ever wondered how those beautiful hand stamped backgrounds have been created using a combination of glitters, stamps and inks? In this video, Emma Lou walks you through her simple techniques for creating a sophisticated and elegant card front background! Work alongside her as she stamps, shades and colors a stunning background masterpiece, as well as sharing a new technique for applying glitter and glass shards to your creations! Follow along to the finish as she adheres some dimensional embellishments and witness just how quickly and easily this chic card comes together!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Stamped Background Technique
- Coloring Technique
- Glittering Technique

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EZ Classic Petunia Flower Shaping Techniques
Classic Petunia Collection

May 10th 2017
Wander through petunia filled gardens with Emma Lou as she shares with you the versatility of the Classic Petunia cling stamp set and die combinations! Learn how to stamp, die cut, color and shape the exquisite summer petunia in its recognizable trumpet like form, as well as exploring other various floral looks you can achieve using the same stamp and die combination simply by varying your shaping techniques, color palette and dimensional configurations. End your stroll by taking in glorious inspirational projects as well as a walk through the entire Classic Petunia Collection!

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

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Creating Quick Cards with Decorative Dies and Foldout Cards
Tropical Paradise Collection

April 26th 2017
Whether you're feeling creatively stuck, require a quick creation or just looking for a super fun, dimensional paper crafting project, step into the Heartfelt Creation's craft room as Emma Lou shares how to create beautiful cards using an assortment of decorative dies, fold-out card bases and hand stamped embellishments. Learn tips and tricks to pair and cut out beautiful borders that coordinate them with our pre-assembled fold-out card bases, as well as easy techniques to color stamped images, turning them into visually stunning embellishment pieces -- all coming together to create a masterpiece in minutes!

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

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Ez Steps to Create Plumerias
Tropical Paradise Collection

April 12th 2017
Prepare to escape and be transported to a tropical vacation hot spot in your very own crafty space as Emma Lou shares tips and tricks to creating the beautiful and exotic plumeria flower! Learn how to color this stunning tropical floral perfectly with precision sponge daubers, as well as shaping techniques featuring the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and special assembly instructions! Lastly, wind down your “stay-cay” in paradise as Emma Lou walks you through the Tropical Paradise Collection ending with some exquisite project samples for your inspiration!

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

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EZ Steps to Creating Backgrounds with Stamps and Dies
Monkeying Around Collection

March 22nd 2017
Creating simple, classic, one of a kind any-occasion cards should be easily done... However, from time to time we all find ourselves creatively stuck! In this video Emma Lou shares several straightforward techniques that when paired together give you endless creative design options and possibilities. Learn how easy it is to create a background for a card base that incorporates a decorative die cut border, a pop out die cut sentiment and several beautiful glittering techniques by following Emma Lou's easy step by step instructions using the adorable Monkeying Around Collection!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Creating a Stamped Background
- Creative Ways With Dies and Die-Cut Images
- Glittering Technique
- Coloring Technique

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EZ Steps to Create Pop Up Scene Cards
Monkeying Around Collection

March 8th 2017
Interactive pop up cards are the perfect choice to bring amazement to both the young and the young at heart! Join Emma Lou as she teaches you how to create a pop up card base revealing an entertaining fun filled scene inside using the adorable Monkeying Around Collection! Follow along as she shares easy coloring techniques using the Stack and Store Daubers and an assortment of stunning cards, layouts and altered art pieces that will have you going “bananas” over these adorable monkey creations!

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

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EZ Coloring Tips with the Stack N Store Precision Daubers

February 22nd 2017
Tools that make crafting fun and easy are always on top of a paper crafters' wish list, and the new Stack and Store Precision Sponge Daubers do just that! In this video, join Emma Lou as she teaches you how to take your coloring skills to a whole new level! The unique design of the precision corners on these space saving, stackable daubers allow you to color intricate details on stamped images with detailed precision, while the center of the dauber allows you to work in a circular motion to achieve a soft and subtle shading effect! With a bit of practice you'll learn how to hold the dauber and find the perfect pressure for the coloring effect you desire. With the Stack N Store Precision Daubers and some patience, you too will achieve stunning results!

Techniques Demonstrated in This Video:
- Coloring Technique

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How to Create Flowering Dogwoods and Stamens
Flowering Dogwood Collection

February 8th 2017
Adding dimensional stamped florals to paper crafting projects has become one of the hottest trends in the paper crafting industry! Have you jumped on board, or are you held back convinced the whole process is too complex? Join Emma Lou as she teaches two versions of flower shaping techniques featuring the stunningly beautiful Flowering Dogwood! Following her easy instructions in this video will have you flower shaping like a pro in no time! To further your inspiration, join in on a review of the entire Flowering Dogwood Collection as well as artistically exquisite sample cards to get those creative juices flowing!

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

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