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Quick Cards with Hand Penned Paper

Pretty patterned papers are the best way to make quick cards! These 3 cards were made with Stampin' Up!'s Hand-Penned Paper, but of course, you can make similar cards with other pretty papers following the instructions below. Plus I've got some great tips for using...

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3 Ways to Use Layering Circle Dies

Layering Circle Dies are one of the main staples in my craft room when it comes to card making. Of course, I'm always using the regular circles, but lately, I've been experimenting with different ways to use the scallop circles. Here are 3 ways that you can use...

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Summer Stamping List

Last year as we were all tucked away in our homes for weeks and weeks, I started brainstorming how I could help you add a little more FUN into your days. The answer was... the Spring Stamping List! Since then, I've come out with a Stamping List for each season,...

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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

Grab your favorite products from the January-June Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog before they are gone! Download the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog Last-Chance Products List to see what's going. Everything on the list is only available while supplies last! Shop for...

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3 Easy Ways to Add Ribbon to your Cards

Adding ribbon to your cards is an easy way to add color and texture. It can also take your card from nice to "WOW, that's beautiful!" in an instant!  And best of all, using ribbon doesn't have to be hard!!! Card bases: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Basic White: 4"...

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5 Cards made with 5 NEW In Colors!

When a new annual Stampin' Up! catalog comes out, one of the first things I do is flip to the colors to see what the 5 NEW In Colors are. Sometimes I like them, sometimes I don't, but this year I LOVE them ALL!!! Here are the first 5 cards that I made with the new...

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NEW Designer Series Papers from Stampin’ Up!

Card making can be so easy when you are using pretty papers, and the NEW 2021-2022 Annual Stampin' Up! catalog is FULL of pretty papers! See them ALL in the video below. They look even better in person than they do in the catalog or on your computer screen! Shop for...

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Easy Coloring with Blender Pens

Do you love to color? I'm not a huge fan of coloring as I usually don't have the time or patience, but occasionally I do like to color in a stamped image when I'm making a card. My favorite way to color is with a blender pen and some ink pads. Soft Seafoam card base:...

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