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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

Bonus Days are back! For every $50 purchase you make from my online store July 1 - August 3 you'll be emailed a $5 Bonus Days coupon code to spend August 4-31. It's a great time to order what you want from the NEW annual Stampin' Up! Catalog! While supplies last,...

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5 Cards made with 5 NEW Colors!

I introduced you to the NEW 2020-2022 In Colors from Stampin' Up! in this post, but today I want to show you more of what you can make with each color. Each of the following cards started with a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of card stock that was then embossed with an embossing...

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Interlocking Gatefold Card Tutorial

    There's nothing like a creative card fold to impress your friends and family... especially the ones that make cards themselves. Today I've got the how-to for you on making an interlocking gatefold card or a buckle gatefold card or an interlocking buckle...

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Sneak Peek at NEW Colors!

My favorite thing about Stampin’ Up! is their color coordination. If you are color challenged like me, you’ll love that you can get coordinating colors of ink pads, markers, papers, and embellishments. It will make your paper crafting so much easier! Every year in...

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Stretch Your Dies

Sometimes it pays to think outside the box. Often if you look beyond the given shape of a punch or die you can see MULTIPLE different ways to use it. Blushing Bride card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Stamped background: 4" x 4-1/2" Balmy Blue scalloped...

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Thinking Of You with All My Heart One Sheet Wonder Cards

Recently I was looking through my stamps for a "thinking of you" and I came across the "Thinking of you with all my heart" stamp in the Peaceful Moments stamp set. Immediately I knew it would be PERFECT to pair with the From My Heart designer series paper that I had...

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Mix & Match Your Patterned Papers

Patterned papers come in many colors and patterns, and while it can often be hard to decide which to use with which, I think the key is to just hold them up to each other and see how they look together! Stampin' Up!'s designer series papers make it a little bit easier...

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How to Cut Your Card Stock on an Angle

If there's one thing I know, it's that we don't tell our friends enough what a blessing they are to us. They laugh with us, cry with us, share their favorite books and pop by with a handmade loaf of banana bread. Sometimes they live close and sometimes they live very,...

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