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Summer Stamping List

Two years ago (has it really been that long?) 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...

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Easy Floral Fun Fold Card

Everybody loves a fun fold and this card has an easy one that’s still a WOW! How to Make the Fun Fold Card Bases: I find it easiest to start with a 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” piece of card stock for the main base, score it at 4-1/4”, fold it into a card, and then cut 2-1/8” off...

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Simple Card Sketch #6

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.   Can you tell that I used the same card sketch to make all 3 of these cards? Even though I used many of the same supplies to make...

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3 Ways to Use Stampin’ Blends Markers

What I love most about Stampin’ Blends markers is that they make it quick and easy to color in an image and they make me look like I’m better at coloring than I really am! Sweet Sorbet card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ Sweet Sorbet: 4″ x 5-1/4″ embossed with...

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Stampin’ Up! Specials & News

Even though I have a ton of card making supplies, I love a good kit because sometimes I just don't want to come up with my own idea! Kits are easy to grab and create with because everything you need comes in one box. In June you can BOGO Stampin' Up! Kits - Buy one,...

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Stamp a Background with a Word Stamp

Stretch the use of your word stamps by using them to create your own background papers! Polished Pink card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Coastal Cabana: 3-1/4" x 5-1/2" Highland Heather: 1/2" x 2-5/8" Circle Size: 2-3/4"   For this background, I’ve...

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NEW 2022-2024 In Colors from Stampin’ Up!

I was in love with the NEW 2022-2024 In Colors from Stampin' Up! the moment I saw them! They are each beautiful on their own, but they also all go together brilliantly. To show them off, I made the following 5 cards, each highlighting one of the colors with an...

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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 2022-2023 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog is here and it is FULL of NEW pretty papers that are sure to spark your...

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How to Make a Graduation Money Card

What do graduates want the most? Cash money. So here's how to make an easy slimline graduation money card. This card is super simple and basic because let’s be honest, most graduates will only care about what’s on the inside. Of course, you can jazz it up and add more...

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