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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

The starter kit is ALWAYS a great deal, but May 4-31 you get an EXTRA $30 worth of stamping products in your starter kit... that's $155 worth of products for only $99! You can't beat that deal! If your wish list is long, you'd like a discount on all your Stampin' Up!...

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Easy Coloring with Blender Pens

Do you love to color? I'm not a huge fan of coloring as I usually don't have the time or patience, but occasionally I do like to color in a stamped image when I'm making a card. My favorite way to color is with a blender pen and some ink pads. Soft Seafoam card base:...

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Pink & Polka Dot Zebra Card

HOW do you come up with ideas when you're making cards? This is a question that I often get asked by new and long-time stampers alike. This fun zebra card was inspired by a card sketch I saw on Pinterest... Paper Sizes: Magenta Madness card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"...

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Rainbow Color Block Background for Cards

When the Craft Roulette wheel landed on "Rainbow" I knew exactly what technique I wanted to use for my card... a Rainbow Color Block Background! Here are the measurements you'll need: White card stock: 3-3/4" x 5" and 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" Card stock strips: cut 1" wide by...

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Tips for Cutting Paper on an Angle

So Saffron card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4" Patterned Paper: 4" x 5-1/4" cut on the diagonal Circle size: 3”   Tips for Cutting Paper on an Angle: Line up two opposite corners with the cutting groove of your paper cutter. Place your cutting blade down...

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Quick & Easy Cards You Can Make Today!

Here's some quick & easy cards that you can make today... for ANY occasion! Floral Paper: 3"x3" Floral Paper Mat: 3-1/4" x 3-1/4" Embossed Background: 4" x 5-1/4" Card Base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Greeting Banner: 1/2" x 2-1/4" Make These an EASY One...

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Quick & Easy Cards with Double-Sided Patterned Papers

Do you have any double-sided patterned papers that both sides look good together? Here's how you can use them to make quick & easy cards! This is basically a one sheet wonder idea because you can make 6 cards out of ONE sheet of 12x12 double-sided patterned paper!...

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Spring Stamping List

Last year as we were all tucked away in our homes for weeks and weeks, I started brainstorming how I could help you add a little more FUN into your days. The answer was... the Spring Stamping List! This year looks a little different with more of us able to be out and...

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Quick Card with Butterfly Paper

Starting with pretty patterned paper is the quickest way to make a card and there's nothing I like better than cutting a 6x6 piece into four 3x3 pieces to make 4 cards. It's so quick & easy!! You can make 4 of the same card with those pieces to save time or 4...

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