Did you know there are two kinds of embossing? One is heat embossing where you melt emboss powders with a heat tool and the other is called dry embossing where you use a stylus and stencil or an embossing folder to create a raised design in your card stock. I used...read more
Have you ever had a piece of double-sided paper that you loved both sides so much that you just couldn’t decide which side to use? Sometimes it’s PAINFUL to put tape one side of a pretty paper only to hide it between your card layers. Using double-sided...read more
Make beautiful cards in a rainbow of colors with the Country Floral Embossing Folder! These cards were inspired by this card I saw on Pinterest. I changed up the width of the outside border and didn’t add the extra embellishment, but I just love this because...read more
Nothing says “Happy Birthday” like a handmade card! Today I’ve got 3 sweet quick & easy birthday card ideas that you can make in a snap. All 3 cards were made with pretty papers from the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper pack (QUICK, grab a...read more
It’s no secret that I love pretty papers and there are SO MANY different ways that you can use them on your cards! Pineapple Punch card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ Floral paper: 3″ x 5-1/2″ (Cut on a diagonal to make two...read more
When it comes to buying new craft supplies, just give me ALL the pretty paper. Is that you too? Today I’ve got 2 quick & easy birthday cards that you can make with any of the pretty patterned papers that you have in your stash. Soft Sea Foam card base:...read more
I love the instant gratification and sense of accomplishment I get when creating a card. It’s also a great way to brighten someone else’s day. Who doesn’t love to find a handmade card in their mailbox? Whether you’re just getting started making your own cards or you’ve been making them for years, I’m here to help and encourage you to make and send more cards.