My favorite new birthday stamp is from the Blow Out the Candles stamp set from Stampin’ Up! That bold outlined “Happy Birthday” is the BEST!! I’ve also found myself using the balloons and the background twinkle stars from that set quite a bit...read more
Once you’ve made a card you like, why not make the same card in a variety of colors! In this episode of Ink It Up with Jessica TV I’ll give you tips for making the same card in different colors while using the same card layouts. This particular card layout...read more
Welcome to the Crazy Crafters Blog Hop! I’ve been blogging for over 10 years and today I’m participating in my FIRST EVER blog hop! Thank you to Kylie Bertucci and her group of Crazy Crafters for inviting me to participate. We will all be CASING (which...read more
What I love most about Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Series Papers is that they do all the work for you. They give you an instant design as well as tell you exactly what colors of card stock and ink to use with them. (Seriously, look on the back of the pack....read more
The Gradient Stamping Technique is a fun way to add multiple colors to your cards. I especially like to use this technique with my bold word stamps like this… Watch the video for tips on how to create this fun look using the gradient stamping technique! Oh and...read more
Sponge Dauber Backgrounds! Today I’ve got a quick video for you showing how easy it is to make fun backgrounds with your sponge daubers and ink pads. Watch Now for tips on how to use your sponge daubers to create fun backgrounds for your cards and scrapbook...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.