Card Making Blog

Butterfly Cards with Coloring Tips

Colorful spring butterfly cards are sure to cheer up your friends! Dreary winter days can get the best of us down, but a cheerful card in the mailbox is guaranteed to bring a smile. This set of gingham butterfly "just a note" cards is quick and easy to make. Send each...

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Use Your Pretty Paper Scraps!

If you're a scrapbooker or card maker, it's likely that you've been saving paper scraps that are just too pretty to throw away. It's time to use your pretty paper scraps! In this video I'll show you how to use a 1" wide pretty paper scrap to make a quick and easy...

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NEW 2019 Occasions Catalog from Stampin’ Up!

The NEW 2019 Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog is here! Here's a peek at my favorite new suite of products... The Gingham Gala Suite includes one of my favorite things... a stamp set with a coordinating punch!   Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a comfy chair and look...

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Top 10 Card Making Ideas of 2018

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 2018.  These card making ideas are my blog posts that were most read and videos that were most watched in 2018 and include a variety of fun...

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How to Make Gift Card Holders

How to Make Gift Card Holders... Quick & Easy! Gift cards have become the universal gift idea but they can be a bit bland on their own. Spice them up with a quick & easy gift card holder made with card stock and pretty paper! Watch the video above to see how...

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Easy Thinking of You Card with Pretty Paper

While the holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year they can also be the loneliest, most depressing time of the year for many people. So it's the perfect time to send out some nice cheerful thinking of you cards! Rich Razzleberry card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"...

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Shimmer Paint Techniques

Have you ever used Shimmer Paint? Today I've got some tips and tricks for you as well as a video showing you How to add Shimmer Paint to Embossed Paper and Make Shimmer Mist. As a starting point for these cards I took my inspiration from the most asked about card in...

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Top 10 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog Products

When it comes to new craft supplies there's always an abundance of options. That's why in this post I'll be highlighting the Top 10 products from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog... in my humble opinion. 🙂 1) Take Your Pick Tool So far I've used this versatile tool...

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Snowflake Cards: One Card Four Ways

Stretch your supplies by making the "same" card four different ways! Here are four different snowflake cards I made using many of the same supplies... In this episode of Ink It Up with Jessica TV I'll give you tips for swapping out a few supplies to make the same card...

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