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One Sheet Wonder Cards with Delightfully Eclectic Paper

Not sure how to cut up your patterned papers to make cards? In this video, I’m going to show you how you can make 12 cards from 1 sheet of 12x12 patterned paper! A one sheet wonder is where you take ONE sheet of patterned paper, cut it up and use each piece to make a...

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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 2023-2024 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog has some beautiful designer series papers, shown in the video below, that are...

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How to Emboss a Full Card Front

Have you ever wondered how to emboss the entire front of your card base? Sometimes you want your embossed pattern to cover your entire card front, but trying to figure out how to do that can be tricky.   In this video, I’m going to show you 2 different ways that...

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How to Use Adhesive Sheets with your Dies

Have you ever used an intricate die to cut paper and then wondered how in the world am I going to glue this down without making a mess? Balmy Blue card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Cloud Paper: 3" x 4" Basic White: 3-1/4" x 4-1/4" Supplies: In this video,...

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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

The 2023-2024 annual Stampin' Up! catalog is FULL of fun new products and beautiful projects to inspire you. Sure you can look through the catalog online here, but there's nothing better than flipping through your very own copy of the catalog. Request a paper copy of...

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How To Make A One Color Stamped Background for Cards

I love making cards with pre-printed patterned papers, but it’s also really easy to stamp your own! Monochromatic means using only one color and that’s what we’re going to do for the backgrounds of these cards.   In this video, I’m going to give you tips for...

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How to Tear Paper for Cards

Sometimes the number of tools you think you need to make a card can be overwhelming but one of my favorite techniques doesn’t require any tools at all! Basic White card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Patterned Paper: 3-1/4" x 4-1/2" Early Espresso: 3-1/4" x...

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Spring Stamping List

As we were all tucked away in our homes for weeks and weeks back in 2020, I started brainstorming how I could help you add a little more FUN into your days. The answer was... the Spring Stamping List! This year looks a lot different (thank goodness!), but this list is...

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Easy Milkshake Card: Perfect For Any Celebration!

Coastal Cabana card stock card base: 5-1/2”x 8-1/2” score at 4-1/4” Coastal Cabana: 4”x 5-1/4” embossed with crosshatch folder   You can scroll down to read some tips on how to make this card, but if you watch this video, I’m going to show you how I made this...

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