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Valentine’s Day Cards made with Patterned Paper

Petal Pink card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Hearts paper: 2-1/4" x 5-1/2" Purple patterned paper: 1/2" x 5-1/2" Patterned Paper is such a quick and easy way to make Valentine's Day cards or cards for any other occasion.    The colors from the printed...

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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

Celebrate with FREE stamps and pretty papers in January and February! Shop Now at and earn the following products based on your order total (before tax & shipping) See your FREE Product Options Here   Select 2 FREE Stamp Sets...

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NEW Designer Series Papers from Stampin’ Up!

Card making can be so easy when you are using pretty patterned paper! The colors are already chosen for you and the patterns add instant interest. The January-June Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog has some beautiful designer series papers, shown in the video below, that are...

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Winter Stamping List

The cold of winter is a great time to be in the craft room, so grab the Winter Stamping List and start checking off the items as you make and send cards this winter! What's a Stamping List? It's kinda like a "bucket list" that gives you ideas to start from as you make...

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Top 10 Card Making Ideas of 2021

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 2021.  These card making ideas are my blog posts that were most read and videos that were most watched in 2021 and include a variety of fun card making...

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Simple Handmade Christmas Cards

Making your own handmade Christmas cards doesn't have to be hard. In fact, it can be quite simple and fun!   These 3 Christmas cards were all made from one piece of 6x6 tree patterned paper and even the most stepped up version was quick and easy to make.  ...

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Simple Card Sketch #3

If you’re not sure where to start when making a card, a card sketch is a great place! A card sketch is a pattern for making a card. A card sketch is a great place to start because you can use it with ANY card making supplies that you have. I’ve included measurements...

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How to Make a Slimline Card

Recently I was on a LIVE YouTube show called Craft Roulette and suddenly, with the spin of the wheel, I had to make a slimline card. As a regular A2 size card maker, this was a bit of a challenge! What is a Slimline Card? A slimline card is a longer card with a...

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