Card Making Blog

Rip & Flip Technique

Today I have something fun and super easy to share with you... the Rip & Flip Technique!   This technique is great for showing off BOTH sides of your double-sided patterned papers!   You may have guessed from the name of this technique how it's done, but...

read more

No More Crooked Card Bases!

Tired of ending up with crooked card bases? In this video, I’m going to show you how to cut and fold your card stock to get straighter card bases every time.   Helpful Supplies: Paper Trimmer Bone Folder Grid Paper Silicone Craft Sheet It all starts with the...

read more

6 Quick Cards with Patterned Paper

Want to make every handmade card unique but just don’t have the time? In this video, I’m going to show you how you can make little changes to your cards so that you can make 6 different cards from 1 sheet of 12x12 patterned paper quickly! Start by cutting your...

read more

Quick Cards with Large Patterned Paper

Have you ever gotten a piece of patterned paper that had a larger design you just weren't sure what to do with? Those were my thoughts when I saw the medallion paper in the Rings of Love paper pack. I loved the colors and even the design, but I wasn't quite sure if I...

read more

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 July-December Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog has some beautiful designer series papers, shown in the video below, that are...

read more

3 Ways to Use a Bone Folder

The Bone Folder is a small but mighty tool to have in your craft room and it's something that I use ALL the time!!! In this video, I’m going to show you 3 different ways that you can use a bone folder in your card making and spoiler alert: I used all 3 of these to...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Get more card making tips & tricks!

Subscribe to get our latest content by email.