Stamping your own background papers is a great way to stretch your stamps! Blackberry Bliss card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” Seashell Stamped Shimmery White: 2-3/4″ x 5-1/2″ Whisper White: 1-7/8” x 3-1/8” Blackberry Bliss: 2-1/4” x 3-1/2” The background for...read more
There’s nothing like a handmade card to send a quick “hello” and make someone’s day! Whisper White Thick card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Pear Pizzazz: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White: 3/4″ x 2-3/4″ (length before I...read more
Want to make fun fold cards but think they are too complicated? This is the EASIEST Fun Fold Card Base EVER!! Night of Navy card base: 4-1/4” x 11” scored at 5-1/2” then cut off 2-3/4” of front. Striped Paper: 2-1/2″ x 4″ Lighthouse paper: 2-1/2″ x...read more
Two of my favorite things in the new annual Stampin’ Up! catalog are the Seaside Notions stamp set and the 6×6 Designer Series Paper Packs. The Seaside Notions stamp set has fun beachy images and the main greeting stamps I use on a regular basis:...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
When it comes to sending out cards, the ones I like to send best are the ones that are unexpected and don’t need to be mailed on a certain date. I love sending birthday cards, but they are often late, and sometimes sending out a bazillion Christmas cards can be...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.