Did you know there are two kinds of embossing? One is heat embossing where you melt emboss powders with a heat tool and the other is called dry embossing where you use a stylus and stencil or an embossing folder to create a raised design in your card stock. I used...read more
My earliest memory of making cards is making Valentine cards with red construction paper and white doilies. Perhaps you can relate? Since then my handmade Valentine cards have gotten a bit fancier and so can yours! Don’t worry, you can still use doilies. 🙂 Today...read more
There’s nothing I love more than pretty papers because they make card making SO EASY!! In this video I’ll be sharing ALL the NEW Designer Series Papers from Stampin’ Up! that are in the January – June 2020 Mini Catalog and the Sale-A-Bration...read more
These Valentine cards have a bit of a fun fold to them AND they show off BOTH sides of your pretty double-sided papers! They are both regular A2 size cards (finished size 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″) but instead of the full card opening, there’s a mini card on...read more
The NEW January-June 2020 Mini Catalog from Stampin’ Up! is here!! I’m not really sure why they call it a mini catalog because this thing is HUGE! 75 pages of new products and fabulous ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Look through the catalog (pdf)...read more
I love the instant gratification and sense of accomplishment I get when creating a card. It’s also a great way to brighten someone else’s day. Who doesn’t love to find a handmade card in their mailbox? Whether you’re just getting started making your own cards or you’ve been making them for years, I’m here to help and encourage you to make and send more cards.