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
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
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
Social media has changed the way we communicate with our friends. Although we may not have seen our friends for quite awhile we know what they are up to because they’ve posted all about it. We’ve seen their vacation photos, we’ve heard all about how...read more
It’s no secret that I love pretty papers and there are SO MANY different ways that you can use them on your cards! Pineapple Punch card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ Floral paper: 3″ x 5-1/2″ (Cut on a diagonal to make two...read more
If you’re a scrapbooker or card maker, it’s likely that you’ve been saving paper scraps that are just too pretty to throw away. It’s time to use your pretty paper scraps! In this video I’ll show you how to use a 1″ wide pretty paper...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.