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Handmade Valentine Card Ideas

My earliest memory of making cards is making Valentine cards with red construction paper and white doilies. Perhaps you can relate? Since then my handmade Valentine cards have gotten a bit fancier and so can yours! Don't worry, you can still use doilies. 🙂 These...

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Fun Fold Valentine Cards

These Valentine cards have a bit of a fun fold to them AND they show off BOTH sides of your pretty double-sided papers! They are both regular A2 size cards (finished size 4-1/4" x 5-1/2") but instead of the full card opening, there's a mini card on the front that...

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NEW Designer Series Papers from Stampin’ Up!

The NEW January - June Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog is here and this is always my FAVORITE catalog of the year! It's FULL of fun new stamp sets, dies, punches, accessories, and my favorite... PRETTY PAPERS! Since I immediately purchased (almost) all the new designer...

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Top 10 Card Making Ideas of 2020

The end of December is always a great time to reflect back on the year so today I've rounded up my Top 10 Card Making Ideas of 2020.  These card making ideas are my blog posts that were most read and videos that were most watched in 2020 and include a variety of fun...

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Winter Fun Fold Cards

Snow and downhill skiing are pretty much a given when you have winter in Wisconsin so I thought I'd share two Winter Fun Fold Cards with you today. Fun fold cards ALWAYS impress and these two basic z-fold cards are easy to make. Here's how the first fun fold card...

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Winter Stamping List

The cold of winter is a great time to be in the craft room, so grab the Winter Stamping List and start checking off the items as you make and send cards this winter! What's a Stamping List? It's kinda like a "bucket list" that gives you ideas to start from as you make...

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Peace & Joy DIY Holiday Cards

When I first saw the 2020 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog, one of the first things I had to have right away was the Peace & Joy bundle... and then it took me 5 months to use it!!! Does that ever happen to you? You order something that you MUST have and then you get...

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