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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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Pink & Polka Dot Zebra Card

HOW do you come up with ideas when you're making cards? This is a question that I often get asked by new and long-time stampers alike. This fun zebra card was inspired by a card sketch I saw on Pinterest... Paper Sizes: Magenta Madness card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"...

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Rainbow Color Block Background for Cards

When the Craft Roulette wheel landed on "Rainbow" I knew exactly what technique I wanted to use for my card... a Rainbow Color Block Background! Here are the measurements you'll need: White card stock: 3-3/4" x 5" and 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" Card stock strips: cut 1" wide by...

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Tips for Cutting Paper on an Angle

So Saffron card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4" Patterned Paper: 4" x 5-1/4" cut on the diagonal Circle size: 3”   Tips for Cutting Paper on an Angle: Line up two opposite corners with the cutting groove of your paper cutter. Place your cutting blade down...

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Quick & Easy Cards You Can Make Today!

Here's some quick & easy cards that you can make today... for ANY occasion! Floral Paper: 3"x3" Floral Paper Mat: 3-1/4" x 3-1/4" Embossed Background: 4" x 5-1/4" Card Base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Greeting Banner: 1/2" x 2-1/4" Make These an EASY One...

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Quick & Easy Cards with Double-Sided Patterned Papers

Do you have any double-sided patterned papers that both sides look good together? Here's how you can use them to make quick & easy cards! This is basically a one sheet wonder idea because you can make 6 cards out of ONE sheet of 12x12 double-sided patterned paper!...

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Spring 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! This year looks a little different with more of us able to be out and...

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