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Faux Foiling with Duct Tape

Aimee Chovan

Faux Foiling with Duct Tape

Today I wanted to share a very simple technique that can pack a big punch. The examples I'm sharing are simple, but will clearly illustrate the result of this quick and easy way to dress up your projects.  All you need is a standard die cutting machine, your favorite embossing folder, some scrap paper, and duct tape! For this technique, I used some very basic duct tape. I've heard that HVAC tape can provide an even more glamourous results so give it a try and let me know how it looks! I started by adhering a strip of duct tape...


Magical Fairies - September Release from Kindred Stamps

Magical Fairies - September Release from Kindred Stamps

I'm up on the blog with another feature from the Kindred Stamps September Release! Today's set features Magical Fairies and is incredibly adorable. In my experience, there are two types of fairy stamps: elegant/realistic and cutsie/cartoonish. This set beautifully meets in the middle and is perfect for creating cards for all ages! I'm also head over heals for the script used in the sentiments! Check out my card and you'll see what I mean! I started by painting my 3.75 x 5 inch white cardstock card front with Wilted Violet and Broken China Distress Oxide Ink, using a Clarity Brush....


You Spin Me Right 'Round Baby

You Spin Me Right 'Round Baby

I am so excited to be featuring a card from the upcoming release by Kindred Stamps Showcasing a super popular Fidget Spinner, the Spin Master set comes with three different sentiments: Keep Spinning, Master Spinner (this is actually 2 different words but they pair so well together), and You Spin Me Right Round Baby.  Of course I had to make a spinner card! Spinner cards are quick and easy! Here are a few simple steps to make your own spinner card! I first cut a 3.75 x 5 inch white piece of card stock to use as my card front. I...


Learning From My Customers - The Spoon Theory

Aimee Chovan

Learning From My Customers - The Spoon Theory

I love working with customers on special orders. Bringing their vision to life, to create the perfect greeting card and seeing their reaction to the final product brings me so much joy. It is also a learning experience for me. There are often holidays, occasions, and sentiments I'm not familiar with that I help bring to life.  Recently, I was commissioned to make a custom card that incorporated spoons. For the protection and privacy of both the buyer and the recipient, I won't be sharing a picture of the final product here, but wanted to share with you what I...


Welcome to GreetingsA2Z!

Aimee Chovan

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Welcome to GreetingsA2Z!

I'm so excited you've chosen to stop by and hope you like what you see! GreetingsA2Z specializes in handmade greeting cards for every occasion. Are you looking for a greeting card for a special occasion and don't see it in my shop? Just drop me a note and let me know what you're looking for and we can design something to perfectly convey your sentiment! There are several ready made cards to chose from, from sweet to snarky and many designs are available for customization and special order quantities. Would you like to sell my cards in your own shop?...