So Saffron card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4″ Patterned Paper: 4″ x 5-1/4″ cut on the diagonal Circle size: 3” Tips for Cutting Paper on an Angle: Line up two opposite corners with the cutting groove of your paper cutter. Place your...read more
If you’re just getting started in card making, you may be confused by the vast options of card making supplies available. There are so many stamps and inks and papers and tools and embellishments. Where do you even begin? I always suggest you start with a kit. A...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
When I first started making cards, my cards were incredibly basic. Like one layer of card stock folded in half basic. But as I made more and more cards, I figured out how to add layers and embellishments and make my cards a little bit more impressive. I rarely spend...read more
How do you line up your paper pieces so nicely when you make a card? That’s a question I frequently get asked, so today I’ve got some tips for lining up your layers of paper, along with a few card ideas to inspire you! Paper Sizes: Just Jade card base:...read more
What do you do on the inside of handmade cards? That’s a question I get asked frequently and for me, the answer is easy. If my card base color is dark and writing would be hard to read on it, I add a white insert. Here’s How to Cut Paper for Inside...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.