New Tools & Techniques from HOTP Design Team!!

Greetings crafting friends!

Have you peeked at the NEW 2014 Winter Paper Wishes® Catalog??  You are in for a complete treat, as you’ll find soo many wonderful goodies, products, projects and techniques! 444 NEW Items and 376 Ideas!

This week I’d like to highlight some NEW Templates & Stencil along with some fabulous projects from the design team at Hot Off The Press! I’ll be featuring Lovely Template, Flower Medley Stencil, Bloom Template! Our designers have used them in so many creative ways, making each template soooo versatile! Sure to inspire your creative spirit!

Susan Cobb & Gail Booth, have used the templates & stencils with a variety of techniques including inks, sprays, embossing paste, crackle embossing paste, distress inks and more! Below are some scrapbooking pages and hand made cards that Susan & Gail created to show you different ways that these handy tools can be used!

The Projects… 

Gail made this striking card using the Colorbox Lovely 6″x6″ Template. She used a combination of embossing pastes, and distress inks to create this one of a kind card. You can find instructions here.


A little tip: You can use these templates and stencil for card making, scrapbooking and more! They may be small but they are a mighty tool!  Plus they aren’t  just for small areas, you can create all over patterns.

Have you noticed that Mixed Media is EVERYWHERE! On cards, scrapbook pages, mini albums…everywhere! Below are a few examples of a Mixed Media Scrapbook page along with a card. You can also join us each week for Weekly Webisodes! We might being featuring a webisode on Mixed Media! So stay tuned!!

Susan created this amazing scrapbook page by using the 5″x8″ Flower Medley Dylusions Stencil, and white embossing paste on pattern paper. Then sprayed it with  Vibrant Turquoise Dylusions Spray Ink. The results really pop on our Robin’s Red paper. You can find instructions here.


Susan used the same technique to and visual interest to this card. Same technique, just in a smaller area! Wouldn’t this card be such a lovely surprise to receive in the mail?  If you would like to make this card look here for instructions.


Gail used the ColorBox  Bloom 6″x6″ Template to make this dramatic floral card using copper embossing paste. Easy to make and with impressive results you’ll definitely want to make this card. You can find product and instructions needed here.

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Fabulous templates & stencils plus fabulous projects! Add some of these stencils and templates to your collection, and you will see that the crafting possibilities are endless! I hope I’ve inspired your creative spirit!

Thank you for visiting The Paper Wishes Blog!

~ Amy 🙂

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One response to “New Tools & Techniques from HOTP Design Team!!”

  1. Barb says:

    Wonderful projects, Amy!

    Sorry about leaving this comment here but I didn’t know how else to get a hold of you. I have sent you a Flickr message – please read! Hope you see this soon!

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