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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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Quick Card with Butterfly Paper

Starting with pretty patterned paper is the quickest way to make a card and there's nothing I like better than cutting a 6x6 piece into four 3x3 pieces to make 4 cards. It's so quick & easy!! You can make 4 of the same card with those pieces to save time or 4...

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Card Making for Beginners

If you're just getting started in card making, you may be confused by the vast options of card making supplies available. There are so many stamps and inks and papers and tools and embellishments. Where do you even begin? I always suggest you start with a kit. A...

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