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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

You know that I usually encourage you to use the craft supplies that you have, but sometimes new products come along that are must-haves!!! Now you may be thinking "Do I really need more butterflies?" and the answer is YES!!!!! Yes, you do. 🙂 You are going to LOVE...

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Card Making for Beginners

If you're just getting started in card making, you may be confused by the vast options of card making supplies available. There are so many stamps and inks and papers and tools and embellishments. Where do you even begin? I always suggest you start with a kit. A...

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Quick DIY Card Ideas with 6×6 Papers

Do you ever look at your 6x6 papers and wonder "How do I use this without wasting half of it?" Today I have some tips on how to get the most out of your 6x6 patterned papers and make them into cards quickly. Calypso Coral card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4"...

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How to Make a Dutch Door Card

Looking for a new fun fold card idea? Give this EASY dutch door card a try! Just Jade card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” – cut front in half at 2-3/4” then cut on fold line to remove top Whisper White: 2-1/2” x 4” and 4” x 5-1/4” Just Jade: 2-3/4” x 4-1/4” (cut from top of...

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Handmade Valentine Card Ideas

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. 🙂 These...

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Fun Fold Valentine Cards

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 the front that...

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NEW Designer Series Papers from Stampin’ Up!

The NEW January - June Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog is here and this is always my FAVORITE catalog of the year! It's FULL of fun new stamp sets, dies, punches, accessories, and my favorite... PRETTY PAPERS! Since I immediately purchased (almost) all the new designer...

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Top 10 Card Making Ideas of 2020

The end of December is always a great time to reflect back on the year so today I've rounded up my Top 10 Card Making Ideas of 2020.  These card making ideas are my blog posts that were most read and videos that were most watched in 2020 and include a variety of fun...

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