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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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Quick DIY Card Ideas with 6×6 Papers

Do you ever look at your 6x6 papers and wonder "How do I use this without wasting half of it?" Today I have some tips on how to get the most out of your 6x6 patterned papers and make them into cards quickly. Calypso Coral card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4"...

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How to Make a Dutch Door Card

Looking for a new fun fold card idea? Give this EASY dutch door card a try! Just Jade card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” – cut front in half at 2-3/4” then cut on fold line to remove top Whisper White: 2-1/2” x 4” and 4” x 5-1/4” Just Jade: 2-3/4” x 4-1/4” (cut from top of...

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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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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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