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Easy Birthday Cards with Pretty Papers

It doesn't have to take a lot of time, or even a lot of supplies, to make a card. Today I'm going to show you some easy birthday cards that you could quickly make with your pretty papers... Just Jade card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Sunflower paper: 2-1/4"...

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Spotlighting Technique for Card Making

Looking for a new stamping technique to try? The Spotlighting Technique is a great way to highlight your detailed stamp images without having to color in the whole thing! There are a variety of ways that you can make a card with the spotlighting technique and today...

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NEW Holiday Craft Products!

The NEW August - December 2020 Mini Catalog from Stampin' Up! (aka the Holiday Catalog) is here!! I’m not really sure why they call it a mini catalog because this thing is HUGE! 83 pages of products and fabulous ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Look through...

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Big Shot Tutorial: How to Use Embossing Folders

Embossing folders are an easy way for you to take your handmade cards from nice to WOW! They add texture and design to your card stock and are available in a wide variety of designs. In this Big Shot Tutorial: How to Use Embossing Folders, I’m going to show you how to...

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Quick & Easy Cards You Can Make Today!

Here's a quick & easy card idea 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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5 Cards made with 5 NEW Colors!

I introduced you to the NEW 2020-2022 In Colors from Stampin' Up! in this post, but today I want to show you more of what you can make with each color. Each of the following cards started with a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of card stock that was then embossed with an embossing...

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Interlocking Gatefold Card Tutorial

There's nothing like a creative card fold to impress your friends and family... especially the ones that make cards themselves. Today I've got the how-to for you on making an interlocking gatefold card or a buckle gatefold card or an interlocking buckle gatefold card...

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Sneak Peek at NEW Colors!

My favorite thing about Stampin’ Up! is their color coordination. If you are color challenged like me, you’ll love that you can get coordinating colors of ink pads, markers, papers, and embellishments. It will make your paper crafting so much easier! Every year in...

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