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EASY Christmas Fun Fold Card

If you like to try different types of card folds, this one's for you! The front looks like any other card front would... Super cute right? That main snowman has all the praise hands for the REAL snow that's falling from the sky. Well, as real as snow on a card can be....

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Double Fun Fold Card with How-To Video

Take your handmade cards up a notch by using some creative card folds! While you normally may just fold your card stock in half to make a card, there are SO MANY other fun ways that you can make your card base. Today I'm sharing the first in a series of Creative Card...

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Daisy Punch Christmas Card

The other day, after watching my Holiday Catalog Video, someone said: "You made prioritizing my list even more difficult, Jessica!!" You're welcome. Just kidding! I know, there are so many great crafting supplies that it's hard to choose! Here are a few questions I...

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2019 Holiday Catalog from Stampin’ Up!

Look through the catalog online (pdf) Sure you can see it online, but there's nothing better than having your own paper copy of the catalog to flip through. Request your free copy below! (US addresses only) [wufoo username="inkitupwithjessica"...

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Quick Tips to Stamp Your Own Background Papers

Stamping your own background papers is a great way to stretch your stamps! Blackberry Bliss card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” Seashell Stamped Shimmery White: 2-3/4" x 5-1/2" Whisper White: 1-7/8” x 3-1/8” Blackberry Bliss: 2-1/4” x 3-1/2” The background for these cards was...

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To A Wild Rose Card

There's nothing like a handmade card to send a quick "hello" and make someone's day! Whisper White Thick card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" Pear Pizzazz: 4" x 5-1/4" Whisper White: 3/4" x 2-3/4" (length before I punched the banner end)   I love a card that looks like you...

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The EASIEST Fun Fold Cards!

Want to make fun fold cards but think they are too complicated? This is the EASIEST Fun Fold Card Base EVER!! Night of Navy card base: 4-1/4” x 11” scored at 5-1/2” then cut off 2-3/4” of front. Striped Paper: 2-1/2" x 4" Lighthouse paper: 2-1/2" x 4" On this next one...

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Seaside Notions Thinking of You Cards

Two of my favorite things in the new annual Stampin' Up! catalog are the Seaside Notions stamp set and the 6x6 Designer Series Paper Packs. The Seaside Notions stamp set has fun beachy images and the main greeting stamps I use on a regular basis: "Thinking of You",...

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