You can tell from looking back through my recent cards that this piece of sunflower paper from the Flowers for Every Season paper pack is my FAVORITE! Just Jade card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ (it opens from the bottom) Just Jade embossed:...read more
As I write this, we are coming to the end of summer weather here and while I’m happy to embrace the crisp cool weather and beautifully colored leaves that fall brings, I am in no way ready for snow or winter. I love living in Wisconsin but I was born to be a...read more
Embossing folders are an easy way for you to take your handmade cards from nice to WOW! They add texture and design to your card stock and are available in a wide variety of designs. In this Big Shot Tutorial: How to Use Embossing Folders, I’m going to show you how to...read more
I introduced you to the NEW 2020-2022 In Colors from Stampin’ Up! in this post, but today I want to show you more of what you can make with each color. Each of the following cards started with a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of card stock that was then embossed...read more
There’s nothing like a creative card fold to impress your friends and family… especially the ones that make cards themselves. Today I’ve got the how-to for you on making an interlocking gatefold card or a buckle gatefold card or an interlocking...read more
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
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.