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Add a Gift Card Pocket to Your Handmade Cards!

Poinsettia Paper: 3-3/4” x 5” Cherry Cobbler: 3-7/8” x 5-1/8” Shaded Spruce card base: 4-1/4” x 11” scored at 2-1/4” and 5-1/2” Everyone loves to get a gift card! Basic White: 3-3/4” x 5” Poinsettia Paper: 3/4" x 5"   In this video, I’m going to show you how to...

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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

I am absolutely IN LOVE with the NEW Fitting Florets Collection from Stampin' Up! Trust me when I say you're going to want it ALL!!! The fonts are gorgeous and the greetings are ones that you'll actually use. Don't even get me started on the pretty patterned paper,...

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Mini Embossing Folder Tips

Ever wish you could emboss a full card front with a mini embossing folder? You can! Evening Evergreen card base: 4-1/4" x 11" scored at 5-1/2" Gingham paper: 2" x 3-3/4" Evening Evergreen embossed: 3-3/4" x 5" Cherry Cobbler: 3-7/8" x 5-1/8"   Supplies Used:...

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Make the Most of Your Glimmer Paper!

Want to use your special glimmer paper as a mat but don’t want to cover it all up and waste it? Poinsettia Paper: 3-3/4" x 5" Gold Glimmer Paper: 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" Evening Evergreen card base: 4-1/4" x 11" scored at 5-1/2" Before we dive into tips for making the most of...

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Christmas Shaker Cards Tutorial

Nothing WOWs like a shaker card! My friend Joyce recently shared these fun shaker cards with me that she made using the Peace to You stamp set... Aren’t they great! They inspired me to order the Peace to You stamp set and create some shaker cards of my own. Basic...

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How To Cut Paper With A Split Design

Have you ever wondered what to do with a piece of patterned paper that has a split design? I mean the ones where there's a pattern on both ends but one of them is upside down when the other end is right side up. In this super short video, I’m going to give you some...

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Chalkboard Technique for Cards

Today we are going back to school with the Chalkboard technique for cards! Basic White card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Kraft paper: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" Cajun Craze: 4" x 5-1/4" embossed with Leaf Fall 3D embossing folder Basic Black card stock cut with...

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Faux Silk Technique with Patterned Paper

Want to give your patterned paper a new look? When I first learned the Faux Silk technique years ago, we stamped our images directly onto tissue paper, crumpled it up, and then glued it onto white card stock. The results were actually quite striking so you may want to...

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Fall Card Idea with Blending Brushes

Looking for EASY ways to use your blending brushes? I’m not an expert at using blending brushes, but in this video, I’m going to show you a few easy ways you can use them to make a fall card.   Use Blending Brushes to add color to your black and white patterned...

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