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
In this super quick episode of Ink It Up with Jessica TV I’ll show you my trick for cutting paper straight every time. Watch this one minute video NOW! Don’t save it for later. This tip should work for just about any type of paper cutter you have. ...read more
These cheerful Hello Cupcake Birthday Cards are sure to make your friends smile! I love a colorful card and the new How Sweet It Is Striped Rainbow Paper is perfect for making cheerful cards! Of course you can also use this basic card layout with any pretty papers and...read more
My husband has a few tips for the cards you make for the men in your life Keep them simple Use geometric shapes No froufrou Now maybe the men in your life like froufrou but for me these tips have proven very helpful when it comes time to make masculine cards. Gray...read more
When I first started stamping about 20 years ago there was this amazing thing called the Kaleidacolor Pad. They came in a variety of fun color combinations and I was smitten. Fast forward to 2018 and Stampin’ Up! just made the fun Kaleidacolor rainbow ink pads...read more
Have you ever wondered how to use embossing paste? I know I have! But I thought it would be too messy for me. My daughter Rachel was THRILLED when a friend of mine sent us some as a gift and she’s been having fun using it ever since. Today she joins me as a...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.