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Just a Note Card with Die Cutting & Embossing

"Just because" cards are my favorite kind to send because they are never late and are always a pleasant surprise! Summer Splash card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Basic White: 4" x 5-1/4" embossed with the Exposed Brick folder Patterned Paper: 1" x 4" Basic...

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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

June 5-30, 2024 get an EXTRA 10% OFF Stamp + Die Bundles There's nothing like die-cutting and embossing to take your card making to the next level! Shop the Sale Here   These are a few of my favorite bundles: Layers Of Beauty Bundle (English) Charming Duck Pond...

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Quick & Easy Thank You Cards

News flash: Not every card you make has to be a masterpiece. While you might enjoy making complicated fun folds and playing around with advanced stamping techniques, sometimes you just need a quick card. This quick and easy thank you card is perfect when you need a...

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Pink Cupcake Card

Pretty in Pink card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Pretty in Pink: 4" x 5-1/4" embossed with Dotted Circles embossing folder Basic White: 2-3/8" Circle Punch Pretty in Pink dotted paper: 3" Circle cut with Stylish Shapes Dies   If you know me at all, you...

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2024-2026 In Colors from Stampin’ Up!

There's nothing like new colors to freshen up your creativity and bring new life to your current stamps! These are the 2024-2026 In Colors from Stampin' Up! and I am in love with them. Five cheerful colors that can be used on their own or mixed and matched to create...

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3 Circle Card Layout with Circle Sayings Stamp Set

Melon Mambo card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Plaid Paper: 3" x 5" Basic White: 3-3/4" x 5" Night of Navy: 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" Basic White circles: 1-3/4" cut with Stylish Shapes die I've made several cards with this basic layout and no circles, but the...

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Easy Cards Made With The Circle Sayings Stamp Set

Coming up with a card idea is the hardest part for me so once I've got a design I like I try to stretch it as far as possible! These cards started with a 3"x3" piece of patterned paper.   That's a size I use often because you can get 4 pieces out of a 6x6 sheet...

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Fun Card Layout with Countryside Corners Dies

When I saw a card with this layout on page 62 of the 2023-2024 Stampin' Up! annual catalog I knew it had endless possibilities! The Countryside Corners dies quickly cut the corners off of your patterned papers to make pieces that are fun to mix and match on a card...

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Quick Cards with Delightful Floral Paper

Fresh Freesia card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Floral paper: 3" x 4" Berry Burst: 3-1/4" x 4-1/4" and banner cut with Stylish Shapes die Basic White circle: 1-3/4" cut with Stylish Shapes die   One of my favorite ways to make cards with 12x12 patterned...

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