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Quick Cards with Painted Seasons Paper

I love pretty papers and the new Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper pack does not disappoint. It's got some gorgeous florals, a winter mix and basic patterns to use for any occasion. Thankfully each piece of paper is double sided with a different design on each...

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Color Inspiration for Card Making

Where do you find color inspiration for card making? It's all around you! One of the hardest parts of making a card can be deciding what colors to use. Often I find myself getting in a "color rut" where I use the same colors over and over and over again on my cards....

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It’s a Sale-A-Bration!

Welcome to Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up!'s most exciting promotion of the year! Can I tell you what I love most about Sale-A-Bration? Free stamps, of course! I love a free gift with purchase deal and through March 31, 2019 you can earn free products for stocking up on...

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How to Cut Paper for Inside Cards

What do you do on the inside of handmade cards? That's a question I get asked frequently and for me, the answer is easy. If my card base color is dark and writing would be hard to read on it, I add a white insert.  Here's How to Cut Paper for Inside Cards... In this...

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How to Cut Paper Straight

In this super quick episode of Ink It Up with Jessica TV I'll show you my trick for cutting paper straight every time. Watch Now! This tip should work for just about any type of paper cutter you have. My Favorite Paper Cutter: Stampin' Trimmer Stampin' Trimmer Cutting...

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Hello Cupcake Card with Stamparatus Tips

These cheerful Hello Cupcake Birthday Cards are sure to make your friends smile! I love a colorful card and the new How Sweet It Is Striped Rainbow Paper is perfect for making cheerful cards! Of course you can also use this basic card layout with any pretty papers and...

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Valentine Cards with Stampin’ Blends Tips

Have you seen the adorable new Hey Love stamp set? I'm in love! As soon as I saw it I knew I needed it. It has the most ADORABLE animal stamps perfect for making Valentine cards. I was going to say Valentine cards for kids, but really I think anyone would love to get...

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Butterfly Cards with Coloring Tips

Colorful spring butterfly cards are sure to cheer up your friends! Dreary winter days can get the best of us down, but a cheerful card in the mailbox is guaranteed to bring a smile. This set of gingham butterfly "just a note" cards is quick and easy to make. Send each...

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Use Your Pretty Paper Scraps!

If you're a scrapbooker or card maker, it's likely that you've been saving paper scraps that are just too pretty to throw away. It's time to use your pretty paper scraps! In this video I'll show you how to use a 1" wide pretty paper scrap to make a quick and easy...

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