Starting with pretty patterned paper is the quickest way to make a card and there’s nothing I like better than cutting a 6×6 piece into four 3×3 pieces to make 4 cards. It’s so quick & easy!! You can make 4 of the same card with those pieces...read more
Do you ever look at your 6×6 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 6×6 patterned papers and make them into cards quickly. Calypso Coral card base: 5-1/2″...read more
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...read more
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...read more
If you love pretty patterned papers, you may have stacks of them that you’re not quite sure what to do with. They are so pretty, can you even bring yourself to cut into them? While a full sheet of patterned paper is pretty to look at, today I’ve got 6...read more
The NEW January – June Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog is here and this is always my FAVORITE catalog of the year! It’s FULL of fun new stamp sets, dies, punches, accessories, and my favorite… PRETTY PAPERS! Since I immediately purchased (almost) all...read more
Hi I’m Jessica, your card making mentor! 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.